Star bids farewell to jailed Ipswich yob

Today The Evening Star bids a fond farewell to one of the town's most disrespected characters - as he starts a lengthy stay at her majesty's pleasure.

Today The Evening Star bids a fond farewell to one of the town's most disrespected characters - as he starts a lengthy stay at her majesty's pleasure.

Tearaway yob David Dixon has a criminal record as long as the Orwell Bridge, leaving a trail of victims in his wake since the age of just 13.

Seven years ago, we splashed his shameful face across our front page and wished him a happy 18th birthday when we were finally able to name the hooligan.

Now we are waving a satirical goodbye card to celebrate his four-year jail term after he was busted selling hard drugs to an undercover cop, boasting he had the “best heroin in town”.

Smirking Dixon, 24, of Cemetery Road, Ipswich, was unfazed when the judge sentenced him at Ipswich Crown Court.

A succession of Asbos and a 30-month jail term has done nothing to curb his offending, which includes anti-social behaviour, motoring offences, burglaries and a robbery.

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Judge Peter Thompson told him: “You have got an appalling record.”

See tonight's Star for the full story.