Locked up in February - 17 of the most high profile criminals jailed in Sussex last month

A drug driver who killed a grandmother, a choirmaster who abused children and manipulated parents, and a violent burglar are just some of criminals jailed in Sussex last month.

Friday, 1st March 2019, 11:13 am
Updated Friday, 1st March 2019, 11:15 am
Crime roundup

Here is a roundup of some of the most serious sentencings in Sussex in February. All sentencing details accurate at time of convictions.

The 51 was jailed for life for the manslaughter of his partner. He pleaded guilty to manslaughter with diminished responsibility.
Caught with seven bags of cannabis, 200 in cash and a knife in Crawley. He was jailed for 14 months.
A grandmother was killed by a drug driver who was speeding in a 30mph zone in Hove. Fasan admitted causing death by dangerous driving and was jailed for five years.
Stewart was jailed for 10 years for a revenge attack in which 11,000 worth of damage was caused by arson in Worthing.
The mum of six killed two pedestrians when she ploughed into them with her 4x4 while on high-strength painkillers near Lewes. She was jailed for three-and-a-half years.
Mitjajev was more than 3 times the drink-drive limit when he crashed twice, then assaulted a police officer in Hastings. He was sentenced to a total of 15 months imprisonment.
Geddes was jailed for 40 months for intimidating an elderly man into paying him nearly 50,000.
Sentenced to 3 years and 4 months in prison. He pleaded guilty to coercive and controlling behaviour in an intimate relationship with a Southwick woman, and found to have breached a court order to stay away from a Portslade woman.
He admitted possession with intent to supply class B drugs (cannabis), possession of a bladed article in a public place and the acquire, use or possession of criminal property. He was jailed for 18 months.
Munday admitted robbery, drink-driving and driving with no insurance and was jailed for five years. Draper admitted robbery, driving while disqualified and driving with no insurance and was jailed for six years.
Jailed for 15 months following a violent fight at a supermarket.
'Predatory paedophile' Andrew Wilson groomed children and manipulated their parents during his time as a church choirmaster. He was jailed for 12 years.
Jailed for his part in a violent robbery in Three Oaks.
Given a two-and-a-half year prison sentence for threatening to kill a woman he saw in a city street late at night.
Caused serious injury by dangerous driving to a 7-year-old boy when he crashed his BMW car on the A259 Marsh Road at Hooe. He admitted causing the injury and also driving under the influence of a drug. He was jailed for three years.
The prolific St Leonards-on-Sea shoplifter jailed for 180 days and made the subject of a criminal behaviour order for two years.
Pleaded guilty to aggravated vehicle taking and dangerous driving, driving while disqualified; driving without insurance; breach of a restraining order; breach of a non-molestation order. He was jailed for 18 months.