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Category: Banned

Drug dealer Jake Wallace jailed

While executing a drugs warrant in West View, Hastings, in October last year police seized quantities of cannabis, cocaine and cash which led to 19-year-old occupant Jake Wallace being charged with possessing class A and B drugs with intent to supply. On 12 June Wallace, unemployed, appeared at Lewes Crown Court and admitted the offences. He was sentenced to 12 months’ imprisonment and ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £140. An order was made for the forfeiture and destruction of all drugs and drug paraphernalia. On release from jail Wallace will be on the banned list for Bars in […]

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Scott Starr jailed following string of thefts in Hastings

A prolific thief who stole items including face masks, clothing and an Easter egg has been jailed. Scott Starr has been convicted of three separate incidents which occurred in Hastings since the beginning of the year. On 7 January, he was captured on CCTV stealing four grey coats from Debenhams in Robertson Street. On 17 April, he was captured on CCTV stealing face masks from The Body Shop in Station Road. On both occasions he was identified from the images by local officers. Then on 9 May, he was captured on CCTV trying to gain entry to insecure vehicles parked […]

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Prolific shoplifter John Larkin jailed and issued with two-year criminal behaviour order

Prolific St Leonards-on-Sea shoplifter John Nicholas William Larkin has been jailed for 180 days – six months – and made the subject of a criminal behaviour order for two years. Larkin has been the subject of numerous Hastings BCRP Shopwatch exclusion notices following his activities in town and as a result is already banned from all member premises. Sentence was imposed by Hastings magistrates after Larkin, aged 32, unemployed, of Willingdon Way, St Leonards-on-Sea, appeared before them and they heard how he threatened shop staff with needles infected with Hepatitis B if they approached him. Larkin pleaded guilty to numerous […]

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Joel Elmslie pleads guilty to shoplifting charges

Joel Elmslie, 38, of Berlin Road, Hastings, indicated a plea of guilty to stealing a North Face gilet, worth £140 from Millets in Hastings on November 18 and a jacket, worth £140, from the same store on November 17 last year. He admitted the offences when he appeared at Hastings Magistrates Court on December 19. The court made a community order with a requirement of 40 hours of unpaid work and ordered him to pay £340 in compensation. Elmslie has a previous conviction for violence and received a five-year jail sentence in 2008 after he was found guily of attacking […]

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Court order prevents Ryan Etherton stealing from shops across Hastings and Rother

A Hastings man convicted of regular thefts from shops has been handed a court order banning him from entering shops across Hastings and Rother. At Brighton Magistrates Court on 4 January, Ryan Etherton, 42, of Willingdon Way, Hastings was given a sixteen week prison sentence, of which the magistrates have required him to serve four weeks in custody, having been found guilty of five shop lifting incidents at stores in which he stole goods, mostly meat and alcohol, worth almost £2,000. Local police officers also applied for a Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO) and this was granted by magistrates upon his conviction, The […]

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Dale Glicksman banned from Hastings

A man has been barred from entering Hastings, St Leonards or the Rother district due to persistent anti-social behaviour, police said. Dale Phillip Glicksman, unemployed, from Thiepval Drive, Tonbridge, Kent, has been banned from the areas for the next two years. The 18-year-old appeared before Hastings magistrates on Tuesday (September 4) where he was served with a Criminal Behaviour Order after the bench was told he had engaged in behaviour likely to cause harassment, alarm and distress. Police said the order, issued under the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014, also prohibits Glicksman from associating with any girl under […]

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Dean Walker issued with Criminal Behaviour Order

Anti-social behaviour in St Leonards-on-Sea by a 31-year-old man of no fixed address has led to local magistrates issuing him with a two-year Criminal Behaviour Order. The CBO, which became active on Wednesday 15 August, means Dean Walker is now prohibited from being drunk in public, possessing alcohol in a public place, behaving in any way causing or likely to cause harassment, alarm or distress and from acting or inciting others to act in an anti-social manner. He must also attend and engage with alcohol misuse appointments. Failure to comply with the CBO means Walker, who is unemployed, commits a […]

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