Jailed in Suffolk: The criminals put behind bars this week

Russell Holman, Christopher Southart, Kevin Parr and Ashmar Levy mugshots

Christopher Southart, Kevin Parr, Russell Holman, and Ashmar Levy were all sentenced from Monday, August 3 to Friday, August 6. - Credit: Suffolk Constabulary

Four men were jailed in Suffolk this week at Ipswich Crown Court. 

Russell Holman, Christopher Southart, Kevin Parr and Ashmar Levy were all sentenced from Monday, August 3 to Friday, August 6. 

Their crimes ranged from drugs offences to assault. 

Christopher Southart, left, and Kevin Parr

Christopher Southart, left, and Kevin Parr have been jailed for their roles in the drugs factory - Credit: Suffolk Constabulary

Christopher Southart and Kevin Parr 

Christopher Southart and Kevin Parr were both sentenced at Ipswich Crown Court to a total of more than 12 years.

The pair were involved in the production of cocaine at a drug factory based at Camperdown scrapyard, in Flowton.


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Southart, 35, of Valley Road, Harwich, admitted conspiracy to supply cocaine and was jailed for 98 months.

Parr, of Alexander Road, Harwich, was found with nine kilos of benzocaine, which was used as a cutting agent, and one kilo of cannabis.

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The 60-year-old was found guilty after a trial of conspiracy to supply cocaine and he admitted possession with intent to supply cannabis. He was jailed for 54 months.

Ipswich man Ashmar Levy jailed for attacking teenage girl with saucepan and meat cleaver

Ashmar Levy was jailed at Ipswich Crown Court for three years - Credit: Suffolk police

Ashmar Levy

Ashmar Levy admitted unlawful wounding on Monday and was jailed for three years at Ipswich Crown Court.  

Levy, 26, of Burrell Road, Ipswich, hit a teenage girl over the head with a saucepan and then attacked her with a meat cleaver. 

He flew into a rage when he saw his bike had been knocked over while he was visiting his mother’s house in Glamorgan Road, Ipswich.

Levy also admitted breach of a suspended sentence and was jailed for a total of 36 months. 

Judge Emma Peters banned Levy from contacting the victim of the attack or going to her home for five years.

The judge described what Levy did as an “extraordinarily gross reaction”.

Russell Holman

Russell Holman was jailed for 28 months at Ipswich Crown Court - Credit: Suffolk Constabulary

Russell Holman

Russell Holman admitted two offences under the Sexual Offences Act 2003 and was jailed for 28 months at Ipswich Crown Court on Monday. 

The 36-year-old mechanic, of Curlew Road, Ipswich, pleaded guilty to intentionally arranging or facilitating the commission of a child sex offence and attempting to engage in sexual communication with a child for the purpose of obtaining sexual gratification between January 29 and February 21.

Holman thought he was going to meet a 13-year-old girl in Christchurch Park, but had actually been communicating with a covert police officer.

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