Jailed in Norfolk in May: Rapist, drug dealer and armed robber
PUBLISHED: 13:34 04 June 2018 | UPDATED: 16:55 04 June 2018
Here is our monthly look back at some of the criminals who were jailed in Norfolk courts in May.
• Georgios Katsikidis was jailed for 16 months after admitting stalking, false imprisonment, common assault and intimidation, having been extradited to the UK from Greece on a European Arrest Warrant.
A short-lived connection with Katsikidis became a nightmare for a grieving 54-year-old woman who faced a relentless campaign of stalking and intimidation which ended in her being held prisoner in her own home in east Norfolk.
• Teenagers Jordon Hunte-Anson, 18, and Denzel Maposa, 19, were stopped in a car in Great Yarmouth by police and Maposa was found with 30 wraps of cocaine and heroin, while Hunte-Anson was found with 250 wraps of cocaine and heroin.
Hunte-Anson, of Bloomfield Avenue, Luton, admitted two counts of possession with intent to supply a Class A drug and possession of a knife. Maposa, from Bromley Gardens in Houghton Regis, Dunstable, also pleaded guilty to two counts of possession with intent to supply a Class A drug and possession of a machete. Both were jailed for 30 months.
• A Norwich man was jailed after being found guilty of a number of child sex offences, including rape, dating back more than two decades.
Mark Browning, 39, of Appleyard Crescent, Mile Cross, was sentenced to 15 years imprisonment to serve a minimum of eight before being considered for parole after being convicted of two rapes and 15 counts of indecent assault.
• A son armed with a knife said he would slit his father’s throat if he did not take him to Great Yarmouth after threatening to kill his mother’s new partner.
Kyle Whittemore, 22, who has mental health problems had been drinking and taken drugs earlier that evening, when he became upset over a text message, Norwich Crown Court heard. Whittemore of no fixed address, admitted making threats to kill, possession of a knife and kidnap and was jailed for 32 months.
• A promising basketball player was found with cocaine, heroin and more than £750 in cash when arrested during a police crackdown on county line drug dealing.
Bradley Mugova, 21, from Essex, was observed by officers making what appeared to be an exchange with another person in Great Yarmouth. He pleaded guilty to possessing Class A with intent to supply and also being in breach of a suspended sentence for affray. He was jailed for two years.
• Two financial advisors began a prison sentence in May after defrauding customers out of millions of pounds in life savings.
Brothers Alan Taylor, 38, of St Stephen’s Road, Norwich, and Russell Taylor, 37, of Trunch Road, Mundesley, admitted in March they defrauded more than 200 customers out of almost £17m from 2008 to 2015. Judge Anthony Bate jailed Alan for six years and Russell for five.
• A Norfolk police officer was injured trying to save the life of a suicidal man following a two-hour stand-off. Nathan Lake, 28, barricaded himself into a loft space when the officer grabbed him to prevent him taking his own life. But Lake then landed four or five blows to the officer’s head before falling on top of him and fracturing his shoulder.
Lake, of Valingers Road, King’s Lynn, admitted causing the officer grievous bodily harm on January 30 and two offences of driving while disqualified. He was jailed for 34 months.
• A Great Yarmouth woman who was issued with a Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO) for persistent drunk and disorderly offences was jailed for eight weeks for breaching it.
Her CBO states she is not to act to cause distress to the public, be in possession of any open container of alcohol in a public place and enter two exclusion zones at certain times.
• A judge said a newsagent was lucky to escape injury after he grappled with an armed robber who brandished a knife to his throat. Jac Burrows, 23, was desperate for cash to pay off a drugs debts so he held up the shopworker.
Burrows, of no fixed address, admitted robbery and possession of a knife and also theft of cigarettes, common assault and possession of a bladed article and was jailed for a total of four and a half years.
• Justice caught up with a Norfolk man who taunted police on Facebook after officers appealed to trace him. When police appealed for his whereabouts in relation to one of the offences, Matthew Goddard appeared to taunt them on Facebook.
The 30-year-old admitted driving away from four petrol stations without paying for his fuel. He was jailed for six weeks and ordered to pay £75.05p in compensation.