Christmas behind bars - again

AT just 20, Jamie Arnold is today preparing to spend his sixth consecutive Christmas behind bars.As fake snow fell on t the delighted faces of the crowds watching the turn-on of the Ipswich Christmas lights, violent thug Arnold was starting four months in a young offenders' institute.

AT just 20, Jamie Arnold is today preparing to spend his sixth consecutive Christmas behind bars.

As fake snow fell on t the delighted faces of the crowds watching the turn-on of the Ipswich Christmas lights, violent thug Arnold was starting four months in a young offenders' institute.

Despite his tender years, Arnold has already totted up 60 criminal convictions.

In six years, he has been convicted of several assaults, thefts and robberies. His latest conviction came at Ipswich Crown Court where Arnold, of Runnacles Way, Felixstowe, admitted a charge of threatening behaviour.


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Judge Peter Thompson told him: "You frightened to death a barmaid in a place where she was trying to do her job. You created mayhem with your other friends. You don't seem to have the slightest brain to think you should start behaving."

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