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Jailed in Suffolk and north Essex in May: A fraudster, a burglar and a drug dealer

PUBLISHED: 14:36 13 June 2018 | UPDATED: 14:36 13 June 2018

David Aves, Robert Davanzo and Joe Lee Picture: SUFFOLK CONSTABULARY

David Aves, Robert Davanzo and Joe Lee Picture: SUFFOLK CONSTABULARY

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Here is our monthly look back at some of the criminals jailed in Suffolk and north Essex courts in May.

Two car sales managers who were involved in over £300,000 of fraud were jailed for a combined total of over seven years.

Patrick Burke, 52, of Combes Wood Green, Stowmarket, and David Garrett, 36, of Goldfinch Drive, Attleborough were involved in a £343,000 fraud with trade-in cars which were sold privately. Over a period of 10 months 67 part exchange vehicles were sold and false sales invoices were created to cover what was going on. Burke was jailed for 45 months and Garrett for 40 months.

David Garrett and Patrick Burke Picture: SUFFOLK CONSTABULARY David Garrett and Patrick Burke Picture: SUFFOLK CONSTABULARY

A drug dealer who was found with a kilo of cocaine was jailed for nearly five years.

Joe Lee, 29, of Cranham Road, Little Waltham, was sentenced to four years and eight months after being found with a kilo of cocaine, worth £30,000, and with around £50,000 in cash. Lee admitted possessing the Class A drug with the intent to supply.

Joe Lee, 29, was jailed for five years after police disovered a kilo block of cocaine in his caravan. Picture: ESSEX POLICE Joe Lee, 29, was jailed for five years after police disovered a kilo block of cocaine in his caravan. Picture: ESSEX POLICE

A dangerous driver who drove his car at a couple was jailed for a year and four months.

Andrew Reilly, 28, of Notley Road in Lowestoft, drove his car at a couple who complained about his driving. Mr and Mrs Stringer witnessed Reilly drive the wrong way round a roundabout, do a handbrake turn, ram their van and shunt another vehicle out of the way. Reilly also swung a punch at Mr Stringer and ran from the police.

Andrew Reilly. Picture: SUFFOLK CONSTABULARY Andrew Reilly. Picture: SUFFOLK CONSTABULARY

A drug dealer who was found with heroin, cannabis, DMT and cocaine was jailed for almost three years.

Mohammed Choudry, 21, of Regent Street, Handsworth, was arrested when police received reports of suspicious behaviour in Braintree, Choudry became agitated and tried to resist officers when he was detained for a drug search. He was sentenced to two years and eight months.

Mohammed Choudry, who has been jailed for two years and eight months due to posseing herorin, cannabis, DMT and cocaine. Picture: SUFFOLK POLICE Mohammed Choudry, who has been jailed for two years and eight months due to posseing herorin, cannabis, DMT and cocaine. Picture: SUFFOLK POLICE

A man who attacked a stranger with a glass was jailed for one year and four months.

Lisle Mowles, 28, of Clopton Gardens, Hadleigh, glassed a stranger in the face when he was drunk in Ipswich. He was arrested by officers on patrol who saw him covered in blood. The stranger, Mr Ball, suffered cuts to the top of his eye, below his eye, a cut to the side of the head and had a perforated ear drum.

Lisle Mowles, jailed for 16 months for unlawful wounding. Picture: SUFFOLK CONSTABULARY Lisle Mowles, jailed for 16 months for unlawful wounding. Picture: SUFFOLK CONSTABULARY

A drunk driver was jailed for a year after being involved in a high speed police chase.

Thomas Stevens, 34, of Coggeshall Road, Stisted, was nearly three times the drink-drive limit when he drove at more than 70mph in a 30mph zone. He was then involved in a police chase which lasted for several miles, it ended when Stevens’ vehicle became stuck in a ditch.

Thomas Stevens. Picture: SUFFOLK CONSTABULARY Thomas Stevens. Picture: SUFFOLK CONSTABULARY

A burglar who raided three homes in one day was jailed for three years.

Robert Davanzo, 24, of Spring Sedge Close, Stanway, admitted burgling the homes before he was caught following a police pursuit in a stolen vehicle.

Robert Davanzo, 24,  has been jailed for three years for a series of burglaries in Essex. Picture: ESSEX POLICE Robert Davanzo, 24, has been jailed for three years for a series of burglaries in Essex. Picture: ESSEX POLICE

A man who attacked a woman in a nightclub was jailed for three years.

John Kamela, 26, of no fixed address, repeatedly punched a woman in the face when she rejected his advances. Lacey Knight, who he attacked, suffered swelling to her forehead, a black eye, multiple fractures to the cheek bones and jaw.

John Kamela,  who has been jailed for three years for attacking a woman. Picture: SUFFOLK POLICE John Kamela, who has been jailed for three years for attacking a woman. Picture: SUFFOLK POLICE

A Suffolk conman who took over £50,000 off victims was jailed for four years.

David Aves, 59, of Freewood Street, Bradfield St George, would sell items on Gumtree which were never sent to the buyer. In total Aves took £54,650 over a six month period from 11 victims.

David Aves, 59, from Bradfield St George, has been jailed for four years Picture: SUFFOLK POLICE David Aves, 59, from Bradfield St George, has been jailed for four years Picture: SUFFOLK POLICE

A man who tried to set fire to his wife was jailed for 14 years.

Vytis Grigatitis, 44, Nansen Road, Ipswich, hit his wife in the face causing her to fall to the ground, he then dragged her towards a wheelie bin and covered her head in bleach and petrol. Grigatitis held on to the victim while trying to spark a lighter when that failed he then poured fuel on himself and set it alight.

Vytis Grigatitis, who has been jailed for 14 years after trying to set fire to his wife . Picture: SUFFOLK POLICE Vytis Grigatitis, who has been jailed for 14 years after trying to set fire to his wife . Picture: SUFFOLK POLICE

A man who punched someone in the face which resulted in the victim having fractures was jailed for almost two years.

Richard Cousins, 26, of Austin Drive, Trumpington, approached his victim in a pub and punched him, the victim was then treated in hospital for a fractured cheek bone and eye socket. Cousins was jailed for one year and nine months.

Richard Cousins, who has been jailed for almost two years for attacking a man. Picture: SUFFOLK POLICE Richard Cousins, who has been jailed for almost two years for attacking a man. Picture: SUFFOLK POLICE

A burglar caught searching through Christmas presents was jailed for more than three years.

John Murton, 38, of Arne Court, Laindon, was caught red-handed by police as he searched through a bag of wrapped presents in the hallway of a property in Chelmsford.

John Murton, who has been jailed for almost four years for burglary. Picture: SUFFOLK POLICE John Murton, who has been jailed for almost four years for burglary. Picture: SUFFOLK POLICE

A man who admitted manslaughter was jailed for five years.

David-Lee Conlan, 31, of Childs Lane, Stansted Mountfitchet, admitted manslaughter after pushing Kieron O’Rourke to the ground outside a Dumnow pub. Mr O’Rourke hit his head and died from a brain injury 10 days later.

David- Lee Conlan who has been jailed for five years for manslaughter. Picture: SUFFOLK POLICE David- Lee Conlan who has been jailed for five years for manslaughter. Picture: SUFFOLK POLICE

A man who pleaded guilty to ten child sex offences was jailed for ten years.

Dennis Bullard, 73, of Chaney Road, Wivenhoe, pleaded guilty to ten counts of indecent assault dating back to the 80s and 90s, two of the offences related to two children under the age of 13.

Dennis Bullard, 73, of Chaney Road, Wivenhoe, has been jailed for ten years. Picture: ESSEX POLICE Dennis Bullard, 73, of Chaney Road, Wivenhoe, has been jailed for ten years. Picture: ESSEX POLICE

Emergency services are working together to trace a missing 63-year-old woman thought to be at risk off the coast of Lowestoft.

Police were concerned for the welfare of 15-year-old Josie Brennan, who went missing from Ipswich.

Divisive plans to make cuts on free school transport in Suffolk have been given the go-ahead – but proposals for the decision to be reassessed have already been voiced.

The thoughtful staff at a food depot in Stowmarket took part in a bumper volunteering project this month – refurbishing a number of rooms at a local school.

A group of sixth-form students at a Bury St Edmunds school have raised more than £2,500 for charity after they hosted a special garden party.

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An elderly woman called police after finding a burglar searching through her belongings at her home in Harwich.

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