Locked Up: The paedophiles, thugs and different criminals jailed this October

Locked Up: The paedophiles, thugs and other criminals jailed this October

These are the criminals locked up in North Wales this October.

They’ve been jailed prior to now month for offences dedicated in and across the area.

Each one of many individuals named right here has appeared in court docket.

In some circumstances, trials have been held, in others the criminals have admitted their guilt.

However in all circumstances a choose has determined their crimes are so severe solely a custodial sentence will suffice.

For the extra severe offences a Excessive Courtroom choose will sit and preside over proceedings.

Callum McDougall

Callum Iain MacDougall, 29, was jailed for 18 months
Callum Iain MacDougall, 29, was jailed for 18 months
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Callum Iain McDougall had inspired two underage women to carry out intercourse acts on a reside webcam.

He despatched them vile messages and urged them to show themselves to him.

The social media firm behind the webcam app alerted the American authorities, who informed the Nationwide Crime Company.

When the women have been spoken to by police, they mentioned that they had not been coerced into what that they had executed and have been simply messing about.

However the drive informed North Wales Police and so they arrested 29-year-old McDougall.

McDougall, of Church Street in Buckley, claimed he was sickened by what he had executed, and was remoted and had no contact together with his personal little one.

Police discovered chat logs which McDougall admitted have been fantasy conversations with others and so they had additionally shared indecent photos of kids.

However the true extent of the offending was not recognized as a result of he had not supplied the proper person title and passwords for his Dropbox and Kik Messenger cloud-based apps.

He was jailed for 18 months at Mould crown court docket and ordered to signal the intercourse offenders register for 10 years.

Bernadette Patricia Gardiner

Bernadette Patricia Gardiner
Bernadette Patricia Gardiner
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A girl who hurled racist abuse at a police officer whereas drunk is behind bars.

“She turned verbally abusive in direction of the officers and used phrases which have been racially insulting. She informed one in every of them to “f off again to your nation,” prosecutor Diane Williams informed Caernarfon magistrates.

She was already beneath investigation for an earlier breach of the order. The court docket heard in August she was seen urinating on the street perception of members of the general public.


The court docket heard Gardiner had been made topic to the Felony Behaviour Order by Llandudno Magistrates in April this yr which prevented her from utilizing foul or offensive language in public and banned from getting into numerous places in Rhyl.

The homeless 55-year-old was handed an 18-week jail sentence.

Sam Lee Knowles

Sam Lee Knowles who was jailed after threatening to kill a woman's family and slit her throat
Sam Lee Knowles who was jailed after threatening to kill a lady’s household and slit her throat

Sam Lee Knowles was heard telling ex-partner Rebecca Ellis that he would slit her throat and kill her household.

A witness was so apprehensive about the way in which the 22-year-old was behaving in direction of Miss Ellis that he adopted them right into a wooden. The witness known as the police and so they arrested him.

The threats meant he had breached his restraining order for the fourth time.

Knowles was jailed at magistrates court docket for six months over the incident, which occurred in Wepre Park, Connah’s Quay.

Mark Jones

Mark James Anthony Jones
Mark James Anthony Jones
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A prolific offender, who has spent almost 29 years behind bars, has been jailed once more.

Mark James Anthony Jones pleaded responsible to breaking right into a home in Criccieth and stealing jewelry and a pc pill when he appeared earlier than a choose at Caernarfon Crown Courtroom .

Sentencing Decide Huw Rees mentioned it was his third conviction for dwelling home housebreaking.

“You probably did so having cased the joint because the time period goes and stole objects of jewelry from a bed room,” he mentioned.

The choose informed Jones that he had burgled not solely a home however somebody’s residence.

The 48-year-old, of Osmond Terrace, Porthmadog, was jailed for 2 years and 5 months.

Victoria Cullen, Thomas Kiely and Bradley Jones

Thomas Kiely, Victoria Emma Cullen and Bradley Jones have been locked up for beating and robbing a mentally sick man in Wrexham

A mentally sick man was crushed up and robbed at knifepoint by two thugs and a mum-of-five.

The assault on Mariusz Gaca in Wrexham was initiated by Victoria Emma Cullen, 34, from Chirk.

Mould Crown Courtroom heard how Cullen, who’s now pregnant, repeatedly punched Mr Gaca when he approached the group at a cashpoint.

Thomas Kiely and Bradley Jones, who’re each 19,  then approached Cullen and noticed their alternative.

Kiely, of no mounted abode however from Manchester produced a big knife, and informed the sufferer at hand over his pockets.


Then he and Jones, of St David’s Crescent in Wrexham rifled by Mr Gaca’s pockets.

His passport and financial institution card have been stolen and Cullen of Coronation Drive then “cruelly returned and continued to punch him to the face and head,” Decide Niclas Parry mentioned.

Kiely and Jones returned and struck him to the again and to the again of the neck repeatedly and demanded he hand over his PIN quantity to them

Jones stood with the sufferer whereas Kiely withdrew the £200.

Kiely, who had the knife, was sentenced to a complete of 5 years youth detention. 4 and half years for the theft, a six month suspended sentence was additionally activated.

Cullen admitted theft and customary assault and was jailed for 3 years and 4 months.

Jones, who had by no means been in bother earlier than, acquired a two yr sentence of youth detention after he admitted theft and blackmail.

Simon Luke Aldred

Simon Luke Aldred
Simon Luke Aldred
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A person has been jailed after being convicted of sexually assaulting a teenage woman.

Simon Luke Aldred had denied the offence and stood trial at Caernarfon Crown Courtroom however after a two day trial the jury discovered him responsible.

Aldred, 32, of Wheatsheaf Lane, Gwersyllt close to Wrexham, was additionally discovered responsible of affray and having an offensive weapon, a kitchen knife.


He was jailed for 33 months by Decide Timothy Petts who mentioned that the issues have been so severe solely a right away custodial sentence might be justified.

When rejected by the sufferer he turned aggressive and produced a knife which he pointed at her. He additionally threatened to burn down their home and throw acid within the lady’s face.

After launch from jail Aldred should signal the Intercourse Offenders Register for 10 years and should not strategy both lady till additional order.

Jake Waterhouse

Jake Waterhouse arrives at Mould Crown Courtroom.
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A person who drunkenly drove a automobile round a campsite and over sleeping holidaymakers, in Gwynedd injuring three individuals and killing a mum-of-two, has been jailed for eight years and 4 months.

Waterhouse, 27, of Hazel Stroll , Partington, Better Manchester, had admitted a recent cost of inflicting the demise of Anna Evans by harmful driving.

Waterhouse ran off and hid in bushes close by. It took 5 individuals together with a police officer to raise the automobile off Mrs Evans.


The defendant had known as his mom who had informed him to do the best factor and he appeared from bushes close by.

He rapidly admitted it was him who had been driving and failed a breath take a look at on the scene. He later failed to provide a breath specimen on the police station.

Mrs Evans was taken to hospital then transferred to Stoke’s main trauma unit however the heart-breaking resolution to change off her life assist was made on August 27.

The court docket was informed he had earlier convictions for driving with no insurance coverage, taking with out consent and for violence.

He was banned from driving for 12 years and 4 months and should cross an prolonged retest earlier than he is allowed to drive once more.

Steven Gibson

Steven Gibson , now 26 was jailed for 2 and a half years for raping a six-year-old woman when he was an adolescent.

The offences happened greater than a decade in the past within the Denbighshire space.

Decide Timothy Petts mentioned he took into consideration all that had been mentioned and that Gibson himself had confessed to the offence.

“The woman had by no means informed anybody about what occurred as a result of she thought she would not be believed nevertheless it has affected her considerably over time.”


Along with the jail time period, Gibson was ordered to signal the Intercourse Offenders Register for 10 years, is barred from working with youngsters or susceptible adults and should not try to contact the sufferer for an indefinite interval.

Paul McGhee

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A burglar who informed police he was on a calming break was really utilizing his caravan as a base to commit a criminal offense.

Paul McGhee, 49, had been staying at Golden Sands Vacation Park, Kinmel Bay , when he carried out a collection of break-ins and tried thefts in June.

He appeared at Mould Crown Courtroom after admitting two burglaries, two tried burglaries and a cost of interfering with a motorcar with the intention of theft.

Jailing McGhee, Decide Niclas Parry sentenced him to 896 days in jail.

Craig Douglas Owen

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A thug who held a meat cleaver to his terrified 80-year-old mom’s throat and threatened to chop her wind pipe inflicting her to moist herself has been jailed.

Craig Douglas Owen, additionally went into his mom’s bed room armed with a hammer and threw it at her, injuring her, Mould Crown Courtroom heard.

Owen, previously of Park Avenue, Llangollen , turned violent and abusive in direction of his mom within the months main as much as August this yr, when it reached new ranges.


He mentioned: “In early August Owen returned residence. He had been consuming. His mom was within the bed room. He entered the room with a meat cleaver, held it to her throat and mentioned ‘I’ll lower your windpipe’. She was so terrified she moist herself.”

He was jailed for 3 years and the choose imposed a restraining order stopping him from contacting his mom or visiting her deal with throughout the subsequent 5 years.

Brock Andrew Cato

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Brock Andrew Cato was discovered to have wraps of cocaine and amphetamine valued at as much as £520 together with £245 in money when police searched his residence in Ffordd y Felin in Dolgellau .

The 32-year-old admitted possessing the medicine and having acquired legal property and was jailed for 2 years and eight months.

Decide Huw Rees, sitting at Caernarfon Crown Courtroom , mentioned he was glad Cato had performed a big function as a road seller promoting unlawful medicine to customers within the space.

The choose ordered the medicine be destroyed and the money and different displays are forfeited.

Dafydd James Hughes

A person who reportedly threatened to start out stabbing individuals until police attended has been despatched to jail.

Dafydd James Hughes admitted two fees of possessing bladed articles in a public place when he appeared from custody at Caernarfon Crown Courtroom.


Decide Timothy Petts informed him: “You already know you’ll be able to’t go round carrying knives. You’ve got been in bother for that earlier than.”

Hughes, of Market Road in Rhosllannerchrugog close to Wrexham , was jailed for eight months.

Ryan Davies

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A former educating assistant despatched movies of himself masturbating to a 13-year-old woman.

Ryan Davies bombarded {the teenager} with 4 movies and eight photos of his privates and requested her to do the identical.

Davies, 20, befriended the woman, who can’t be named for authorized causes, in March this yr after which started speaking to her on Snapchat.

He informed her she was match and recommended they go for a drive collectively, however she declined. He additionally informed her she may have intercourse with him, which she did not need to do.

He supplied her cash if she would ship him bare photos, however she informed him no. The woman determined to inform her household what had occurred.


The court docket heard he was already on a two-year group order for sending sexual photos of himself to a 14-year-old woman.

Davies, of Borras Street, Wrexham, was jailed for 20 months for every offence, to run concurrently – that means he’ll serve 20 months in whole.

He should signal the sexual offenders register for 10 years and a 10 yr sexual hurt prevention order was made.

He’s banned from contacting his sufferer, and should not be alone with any feminine beneath the age of 16. He isn’t to be in a home with a feminine beneath 16 until with the consent of a dad or mum or guardian.

He should additionally register cell gadgets with police and give up search histories for these gadgets on request.

Lee James Ainsworth

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A thug has been jailed for an assault which left his sufferer with a severe mind damage.

Lee James Ainsworth had been in a minor altercation with Graham Geale in Ewloe Drive in Llandudno earlier than he attacked him.

Mr Geale, 33, hit his head on the pavement and wanted emergency surgical procedure to alleviate stress on his mind, which was swollen after the assault.

He spent a number of days within the intensive care unit on the Royal Stoke College Hospital, faces additional surgical procedure and wishes full assist.

Ainsworth, 26, of no mounted deal with however beforehand of Parc Bodnant in Llandudno, pleaded responsible to illegal wounding and was jailed for 2 years and 10 months.

Kenneth Lee Jones

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Kenneth Lee Jones admitted breaching a Restraining Order stopping him from approaching his mom’s property in Lon Eilian, Caernarfon, 4 occasions in lower than two weeks.

The 40-year-old, of no mounted deal with, additionally admitted fees of harassing one other lady through the previous 9 months and inflicting legal harm on the residence of a 3rd lady.

Jones was jailed for 24 weeks and the Restraining Order was diverse and so he should not contact his mum, Ellen Jones, by any means and should not enter Lon Eilian for the subsequent two years.

Kieran Sendall

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A person armed with a knife has been jailed for making a risk to kill.

Kieran Sendall, of Maes Gwyn in Flint , stood within the backyard of a person’s residence in June this yr believing he’d had an affair together with his girlfriend.

The 31-year-old had denied the offence, however was discovered responsible by a jury at Caernarfon Crown Courtroom.

Jailing him for 20 months Decide Timothy Petts mentioned the offence was aggravated by Sendall’s earlier convictions which included violence and possessing offensive weapons.


Along with the jail time period, Sendall was made the topic of a five-year Felony Behaviour Order which bans him from sure areas of Flint. He should additionally not contact Scott Evans or his girlfriend Molly Jones by any means for a similar interval.

Gerard Derby

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Gerard Derby, 28, had employed a caravan for 2 weeks on Golden Sands Caravan Park, Kinmel Bay, to make use of as a base for coping with an affiliate.

Derby, of Radnor Shut, Halewood, Liverpool, and an confederate provided heroin and crack cocaine within the Rhyl space, Mould Crown Courtroom was informed.

Derby was sentenced to 4 years for conspiracy to produce Class A medication and two years for possessing a bladed article in public, to run consecutively – that means his whole sentence was four-and-a-half years. There was no separate penalty for failing to give up to bail.

A destruction order was made on the medicine, cellphones and the knife.

Leon Moore

Leon Moore
Leon Moore
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A person who armed himself with a chair leg and tried to rob a betting store has been locked up.

Leon Moore appeared earlier than Caernarfon Crown Courtroom and admitted a cost of tried theft.

Moore was arrested nonetheless holding the chair leg. When officers searched his residence they discovered a chair with a lacking leg.

The 27-year-old, of Warren Street, Rhyl was handed an 18-month jail sentence.

The choose ordered the forfeiture and destruction of the chair leg.

Dean Ward

Dean Ward
Dean Ward
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A teen who admitted breaking into two homes and stealing a automobile has been jailed for 18 months.

19-year-old Dean Ward lied to officers, claiming he was planning on going to the seashore.

Ward additionally admitted to being disqualified from driving and was handed an additional 33 month ban.

He should cross an prolonged retest earlier than getting again behind the wheel.

Steven Neal Sheehan

Steven Neal Sheehan
Steven Neal Sheehan
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A disqualified driver who crashed one other man’s bike has been locked up.

Steven Neal Sheehan admitted fees of taking the bike, driving whereas disqualified, driving with out due care and a focus, and failing to offer a pattern of blood for evaluation.

The 28-year-old, of Jubilee Street, Barmouth, appeared earlier than magistrates at Caernarfon in a wheelchair.

He was mentioned to be nonetheless struggling the consequences of the crash, which left him with a damaged leg and ankle, and additional surgical procedure could also be required.


The court docket heard he’ll at all times stroll with a limp.

Jailing Sheehan for 18 weeks, bench chairman Elfed ap Gomer mentioned: “We really feel the necessity to hold the general public protected.”

Along with the jail time period, Sheehan was banned from driving for 42 months and should pay a £122 sufferer surcharge on his launch from jail.

The court docket heard Sheehan had two earlier convictions for drink driving.

Paul Hayward

Paul Hayward, 38, of Caernarfon Street, Bangor has been jailed for possessing a knife

Paul Hayward, 38, of Caernarfon Street, Bangor, had been arrested for possessing amphetamine and the knife was present in his rucksack.

Sentencing Hayward to 12 months, Decide Niclas Parry warned him that when individuals took out knives, even when they didn’t intend to make use of them, then it may find yourself in tragedy.

“It’s important to perceive, as do the individuals of North Wales, that you just can’t take deadly weapons out right into a public place.”

The choose mentioned that the sentencing pointers didn’t actually assist him in such a case the place he had earlier convictions for possessing weapons – 5 for knives and one a firearm.


He had a poor angle in direction of authority and had failed to have interaction with the probation service prior to now.

Hayward, who had earlier convictions for 57 offences, was mentioned by the prosecutor to “fairly get pleasure from” having weapons as a result of he had 5 convictions for possessing blades and one for possessing a firearm.

He additionally had two convictions for tried theft.

Steven Hughes

Steven Hughes, Wrexham
Steven Hughes, Wrexham
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Steven Hughes has been jailed for 4 years for theft of backyard gear from an 89-year-olds residence.

The jury discovered the 36-year-old responsible of housebreaking and dealing with stolen items.

Sentencing Hughes, of Heol y Plas in Cefn Mawr close to Wrexham , Decide Huw Rees mentioned: “In my judgement you might be a completely dishonest man who has made it his life’s work to steal different individuals’s property.

“In case you proceed to offend, the sentences will enhance.”

He was jailed for 3 and a half years for housebreaking and 6 months for dealing with stolen items. Each sentences are to be served consecutively.

Simon Ferguson

Simon Eric Ferguson
Simon Eric Ferguson
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Simon Ferguson had simply been launched from jail when he was imprisoned for the housebreaking of a 94-year-old mans residence twice in a matter of days, stealing two wallets and £350 money.

The 29-year-old, of Meredith Crescent, Rhyl, then tried to interrupt into the identical property a 3rd time utilizing a backyard hoe, Caernarfon Crown Courtroom was informed.

Ferguson, a heroin addict, admitted three fees of housebreaking and theft of the purse in addition to 5 fees of theft from numerous outlets in Rhyl .

Showing from jail by way of videolink he was handed a 3 and a half yr jail sentence.

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