Woman who harassed neighbours in Bruisyard over land dispute has appeal dismissed

Maria Langlois. Picture: ARCHANT

Maria Langlois. Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

A woman who tormented her neighbours over a four month period over a land dispute has had her conviction appeal rejected at Crown Court

Maria Langlois, 59, of Church Yard, Bruisyard, near Saxmundham, was found guilty at Ipswich Magistrates’ Court in January of harassment and criminal damage and handed a two-and-a-half year conditional discharge and a restraining order for the same period. Langlois had harassed neighbours Jeremy and Victoria Holland-Howes between July and November last year, after disagreeing with where the boundary between their properties should lie.

At Tuesday’s appeal hearing, the court heard from the Holland-Howes who said Langlois behaviour had has a ‘huge effect’ on them.

Mr Holland-Howes said: “It has made my life quite a misery.”

Yesterday Langlois’ appeal was dismissed. She was charged £250 costs.

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