ASBO breaker at it again

SERIAL ASBO breaker John Frost is subject to a curfew today after breaching the order for the fourth time in seven months. Frost, of Hasketon Road, Burgh, is banned from leaving the confines of his home between 7pm and 7am for three months for breaching his anti-social behaviour order.

SERIAL ASBO breaker John Frost is subject to a curfew today after breaching the order for the fourth time in seven months.

Frost, of Hasketon Road, Burgh, is banned from leaving the confines of his home between 7pm and 7am for three months for breaching his anti-social behaviour order.

The unemployed 33-year-old appeared for sentencing before East Suffolk magistrates after pleading guilty to the offence at the court.

Sandra Dyer, prosecuting, said: "On June 22 at 7pm an officer received a report that a male was shouting and being abusive at Grundisburgh village green."

The officer investigated and recognised Frost. He appeared to be drunk and his breath smelt of alcohol. The court heard Frost was carrying a bag full of alcoholic drinks.

Frost has been getting professional help for his problems.

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On sentencing bench chairwoman Joan Overett said: "You have breached the terms of the Asbo but we are loathe to break the amount of support you have at the moment. This curfew is an alternative to custody but if you break it again it is likely that you will go to straight to prison."

Frost first breached the Asbo on February 5 and was sentenced to a month in prison.

He broke it again on June 3 and was ordered to pay a £100 fine and £43 in costs.

For the next breach on June 22 he was given a £100 and ordered to pay £40 in costs.

Frost was hit with the two-year antisocial behaviour order on January 9, for a catalogue of drunken lewdness and public obscenity.

He was seen shouting, swearing and making lewd remarks to two young women at the junction of Tuddenham Road and Harvey Street, Ipswich, on December 1 last year.

In May last year the alcoholic had been spotted twice committing a sex act in public.

Under the terms of the Asbo, Frost must not drink alcohol in a public place or go out in a public place under the influence of alcohol. He must not make lewd comments, cause harassment, alarm of distress, or expose himself in a public place.

Frost is also banned from entering the area of Ipswich bounded by Franciscan Way, College Street and Key Street to the south; Henley Road and Civic Drive to the west; Grimwade Street, Woodbridge Road, Brunswick Road and Tuddenham Road to the east; Lower Road and Church Lane Westerfield, to the north.

He can only enter these areas is he is attending employment, a pre-arranged appointment of if he is accompanied by a responsible adult.

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