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MetiNews.Com - We compile this month's list of people we reported on who were sent to prison after being convicted of a variety of crimes

Bristol news Jailed in Bristol in July 2020 MetiNews.Com

MetiNews.Com - We compile this month's list of people we reported on who were sent to prison after being convicted of a variety of crimes

Bristol news  Jailed in Bristol in July 2020 MetiNews.Com
01 August 2020 - 17:32

Breaking News ! Every week, Bristol Live reports from the city's courts. This reporting forms an important part of the UK's open justice system, that justice can be seen to be done. Some of the key benefits of open justice include ensuring public confidence and respect in democracy and the administration of justice, as well as deterring people from committing crimes and thereby the details of those crimes becoming public knowledge. Here are the criminals who have been jailed in July 2020. Victims' names have been withheld - you can read more about why we publish defendants' names and addresses here. David Wilkie, 12 months: A man who ditched his medication to improve his "physical relationship" with his wife became out of control and assaulted her. Police were alerted to the incident at Pleasant House in Staple Hill spotted David Wilkie clutching three knives. When they asked him if he was alright, he asked them: "Do I look alright?" As he approached them he was Tasered to the ground and was arrested. Wilkie, 41, of Fishponds Road, pleaded guilty to possessing a blade, affray, common assault and criminal damage on June 16. Judge Martin Picton jailed him for 12 months. He told Wilkie: "You were seriously out of control. You lost all self-control. "You were violent to your partner, police were alerted and you were aggressive towards them and caused them to fear violence as you approached them with a knife. Brandishing of knives towards police is a very serious offence and it calls for serious punishment." Read the full story here Adam Lennon, four months: Drunken passenger Adam Lennon caused so much havoc on a commercial flight the captain decided to land at Bristol Airport. Lennon was flying with a pal on Ryanair from Murcia in Spain to Dublin on New Year's Eve, 2019, Bristol Crown Court heard on July 31. But after necking vodka he and his friend started play-fighting and when spoken to, Lennon threatened to punch cabin crew staff before telling one to "F-off". Adam Lennon Because Lennon continued to be disruptive the aircraft's captain decided to divert to Bristol, where police were waiting in the wings. The diversion landed Ryanair with costs of almost £6,000. Lennon, 22, whose address was given as Baldoyle in Dublin, pleaded guilty to being drunk on an aircraft. The court heard he had not cooperated with his legal team, had absented himself and was thought to be in either Ireland or Italy. Judge Michael Longman concluded he was legally able to deal with Lennon in his absence and jailed him for four months. Read the full story here. Matthew Pocock, nine months: Matthew Pocock An Easton man told to get a lawyer or face the consequences has been jailed. Matthew Pocock, 39, of Stapleton Road, was due to be sentenced for assault on July 23 at Bristol Crown Court. He pleaded guilty to three charges of assaulting an emergency worker as well as using racially aggravated words and behaviour and damaging property on May 9. He was jailed for a total of nine months. Read the full story here Andy Anokye, 29-year extended sentence: Andy Anokye, a Grime musician who performed as Solo 45 (Image: Avon and Somerset Police) A musician who has been living in Bristol has been handed a 29-year extended sentence after being found guilty of holding four women prisoner and raping them. Andy Anokye - also known by his stage name of Solo 45 - was convicted of 30 out of 31 serious sexual assault charges. During a four-month trial at Bristol Crown Court the jury heard the 33-year-old waterboarded and raped his victims, filming them crying and in pain as they begged him to stop, with the jury forced to watch some of the disturbing footage. The court was told Solo 45 wanted to play a "rape game", with one victim saying the abuse was so bad, she wanted to die. After 10 hours and 55 minutes of deliberation, on March 11 a jury found him guilty of: 21 rapes Five charges of false imprisonment Two charges of actual assault occasioning actual bodily harm Two charges of assault by penetration He was found not guilty of one charge of rape. The charges relate to four different women, who must remain anonymous for legal reasons. Judge William Hart imposed a 29-year extended sentence. It means Anokye was handed 24 years' custody, of which he must serve at least two thirds, with five added years of extended licence. Read the full story here Joe Beacham, six months: A man smashed up his dad's car when chased by police before hiding out in a Wendy house. Police lost sight of Joe Beacham as he sped through Bristol in the Audi on the wrong side of the road, causing other drivers to swerve out of his way. Joe Beacham After damaging the car's suspension he dumped it on a roundabout and legged it. When police found the Audi onlookers directed them towards The Kings Head pub on Bridgwater Road. Officers found Beacham crammed in a Wendy house, with the Audi keys under leaves. He told them: "My dad's going to be furious." The 28-year-old, of Cornhill Drive in Hengrove, pleaded guilty to aggravated vehicle taking, driving while disqualified without insurance and possessing cannabis on December 30 last year. Judge Euan Ambrose jailed him for six months. He told Beacham: "It is only the smallest miscalculation in such cases for there to be a tragic outcome." Beacham was banned from driving for two years and three months and told to take an extended driving test. Read the full story here Maurice Ramos, nine months: Maurice Ramos A judge decreed that a Redcliffe man high on booze and cocaine who pummelled the woman he loved cannot ever take drugs again. Maurice Ramos punched and kicked former partner Kiyah Procter, leaving her battered and blue. In the course of a sustained assault - which included him arming himself with a machete - he also chipped one of her teeth. Ramos, 24, of Patterson House in Prewett Street, Redcliffe, pleaded guilty to assault occasioning actual bodily harm after the incident last month. Judge Julian Lambert jailed him for nine months. He told Ramos: "You turn on people who loved you or had loved you.

. "We both know you took leave of your senses. You know that you cannot ever take drugs again. You have now seen the different person who can emerge when that cocktail of drugs is taken. "What you did that day was unforgivable, it was a terrifying loss of control which led to a sustained and repeated assault." Read the full story here Stuart Rogers, 18 months: When Stuart Rogers befriended mums and their children in Bristol there seemed to be no problem. But there was, as he didn't reveal he was a convicted sex offender told to abide by a court order concerning any contact he had with youngsters. Rogers was handed an indefinite Sexual Offences Prevention Order (SOPO) with a jail term for molesting a child in 2009. Bristol Crown Court heard the order banned him from having contact with children aged under-16 unless their parents or guardian were aware of the order and his previous offending. However, in February and June he breached the order by having contact with youngsters without declaring his perverted past. Rogers, 61, of Wade Street in St Paul's, pleaded guilty to two breaches of the SOPO. The Recorder of Bristol His Honour Judge Peter Blair QC jailed him for 18 months. Read the full story here Scott Brain, two years and four months: Scott Brain A homeless man who admitted burglary and fraud has been jailed. Scott Brain, of no fixed abode, forced entry to an address in Crowther Road, Lockleaze, during the early hours of April 2, Bristol Crown Court heard. He stole items including car keys, a laptop and bank cards, which were subsequently used in various stores. The 32-year-old pleaded guilty to burglary and five counts of fraud by false representation. He was jailed for two years and four months for burglary plus a four-month concurrent sentence for fraud. Read the full story here Timothy Silverwood, 10 months: Former PC Timothy Silverwood, jailed for 10 months for theft Police tested the integrity of fellow officer and found him guilty of theft. PC Timothy Silverwood was a former marine who served with Avon and Somerset Constabulary for some 16 years. But after being commended for good service the family man found himself suffering from stress and heavily in debt. And when an undercover officer posing as a member of the public handed him a lost bag containing £3,500 and 550 euros, he stuffed all bar £750 into his stab vest when he handed it in. Police then moved in and found he had transferred the remaining cash into a bag at his gym. Silverwood, 45, of Taunton, pleaded guilty to theft in October last year. Judge Mark Horton jailed him for 10 months. He told Silverwood: "That money could have been some essential, lost money by vulnerable people. It was handed to you as the one person society could trust." Read the full story here Aden Mohamoud, life with a minimum 12 years and one month: Aden Mohamoud, jailed for life for the murder of Dego Ahmed in Bristol (Image: Avon and Somerset Constabulary) A jobless drinker who inflicted a "vicious and brutal attack" on a defenceless man in Easton has been jailed for life. Aden Mohamoud attacked dad-of-three Dego Ahmed after a drinking session on October 22, 2019. Bristol Crown Court heard he struck him to the ground before delivering multiple stamps to his head. Mr Ahmed, 39, suffered multiple fractures to his skull, face and jaw and was put in an induced coma but died in hospital on November 6. Mohamoud, 43, of Stapleton Road in Bristol, pleaded guilty to murder. The Recorder of Bristol His Honour Judge Peter Blair QC imposed a life sentence with a minimum jail term of 12 years, one month - less 256 days Mohamoud has spent remanded in custody. The judge told him: "You set about a vicious and brutal attack upon him while he was defenceless and lying prone." Read the full story here Martin Williams, 14 months: Martin Williams, failed to comply with notification requirement A convicted sex offender who got work as a lorry driver drove on a job to France. The only trouble was Martin Williams shouldn't have been driving a lorry and he shouldn't have gone abroad. And when he crashed into a motorway toll booth the game was up. Williams, 59, of Romney Avenue in Lockleaze, pleaded guilty to failing to comply with a notification requirement. Judge Martin Picton jailed him for 14 months. He told Williams: "You know you shouldn't have gone abroad. You chose to do so. You had a choice." Read the full story here Siobhan Pearson and Lacey Tilley, 38 months and 30 months Siobhan Pearson and Lacey Tilley A woman shielding from the clutches of coronavirus ventured to a pharmacy and was mugged. Elizabeth Rowe, who suffers from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, had collected medicine in Stokes Croft when she was approached by Lacey Tilley who asked her: "Where's my £20?" With that Tilley and Siobhan Pearson dragged her to the ground and kicked her before Pearson struck her over her head with a bottle. They managed to steal her mobile phone and medication, but not her handbag as a brave Ms Rowe told them: "You're not having it." Pearson, 33, and Tilley, 23, both of Deans Crescent in Southville, both pleaded guilty to robbery on May 4. They also admitted breaching previous court orders. Judge William Hart jailed Pearson for 38 months and Tilley for 30 months. He told them: "Custody is unavoidable." He handed both seven-year restraining orders banning them from all contact with their victim. Read the full story here.

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