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”.


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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.

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