Habitual cannabis user had no consideration for the risk he posed to others

A drug-driver who caused this horrific crash – killing one man and seriously injuring his wife – has been jailed. Christopher Fenton was driving an Audi S4 eastbound on Fairlight Road, Fairlight, around 6.45pm on March 6th last year when the collision happened. He clipped the wing mirror of a Volkswagen Polo travelling in the […]

Fingerprints key to tracking down Bexhill Road burglar

A man has been jailed for three years for burgling a house in Hastings after fingerprint evidence linked him to the crime. Billy Kent, 20, of Wishing Tree Road in St Leonards, was sentenced at Lewes Crown Court on Tuesday (September 8th). Officers attended a property in Bexhill Road on June 29th following a report […]

Jail for Hastings man who stole from care home residents

A man has been jailed for 20 months after breaking into a care home in Hastings. Unemployed Ryan Etherton, 43, of Malvern Way, Hastings, was sentenced at Lewes Crown Court on June 10th. He had previously pleaded guilty to burglary and theft, and failing to surrender to police/court bail at the required time, when he […]

Seven years for carpenter found guilty of supplying cocaine

A man concerned in the supply of cocaine has been jailed after being convicted based on evidence from his mobile phone. Officers stopped a vehicle being driven by Glen Hodgins of Ashdown Close, St Leonards on February 16th, 2018, on the A21 at Flimwell. He told officers he had been shopping at Bluewater and was […]