Man jailed for fire bomb attacks

A CAR dealer has been jailed for 18 years for ordering fire bomb attacks on the homes of two detectives.

A CAR dealer has been jailed for 18 years for ordering fire bomb attacks on the homes of two detectives.

Wayne Taylor paid cronies to throw milk bottles filled with petrol at the houses in Clacton in revenge for a drugs raid on his home just before Christmas.

He later said they had ruined his Christmas and was angered that they had disturbed presents under the tree during the January 2006 swoop.

Taylor, 42, of Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, was found guilty last month of two offences of arson with intent to endanger life but cleared of attempted murder and a third unrelated arson.


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At the Old Bailey today, Judge Martin Stephens jailed him for 18 years on each offence, the sentences to be served concurrently.

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