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Please find below a round-up of last week’s convictions relating to Peterborough. If you wish to see all news please visit the news section on our website https://www.cambs.police.uk/news-and-appeals/news-and-appeals.

Drug addict jailed after assaulting his own mum
A drug addict who assaulted his own mother and then used her bank card to withdraw £40, has been jailed.

Greig Campbell, of Park Farm Crescent, in Stanground, Peterborough, woke up ‘agitated’ at about 10am on 19 November last year.


Cannabis dealer caught on CCTV
A MAN was caught with cannabis and an imitation firearm after being picked out on CCTV acting suspiciously near a Peterborough park.

Fahad Mohammad, of Padholme Road, Peterborough, was arrested by police on 22 November last year near Stanley Recreation ground after reports from Peterborough City Council CCTV workers.


Jail for man who head-butted police officer
A man who head-butted a police officer and beat up two of his friends has been jailed for a year.

On 10 December last year, John Gonzales, 41, was drinking with two friends at a house in Peterborough when he stripped his clothes off and became violent.  Assaulting his friends, a man and woman both in their 50s – pushing his thumbs into each of their eyes.


Man jailed for “vicious” attack
A man who broke into a property in Farcet and knocked a woman’s teeth out with a crowbar has been jailed.

Sam Vinden, 46, went to the property in Andrewe’s Close at about 6.30am on 29 August, 2017. He smashed windows, damaged the front door and made demands of the victim.


Man jailed for carrying meat cleaver
A man who was caught walking around Peterborough with a six-and-a-half-inch meat cleaver hidden in the waistband of his trousers has been jailed.

Jamie Woodroof, 28, was wanted by police in connection with an assault on 2 January and arrested nine days later after officers received a tip-off that he was in the Brook Street area.


Man charged with modern slavery offences
A man from Peterborough has been charged with modern slavery offences following the execution of a warrant on Friday (1 March).


Two men found growing nearly £200,000 worth of cannabis jailed
Officers carried out warrants at properties in Drayton, Bretton, and Swanspool, Westwood, on 1 February as part of Operation Irmo.

At the first they found Sokol Sakuta, 23, and seized cannabis with a maximum potential street value of £146,320. A total of 49 cannabis plants were seized from the living room, 64 from the first floor rear bedroom, and hydroponic lights were found hanging from the ceiling and transformer boxes fitted to the wall.


Hertfordshire men sentenced for Peterborough shoplifting
Four men have been sentenced after being caught shoplifting in Peterborough city centre.

The men, all from Hertfordshire, were arrested in Priestgate, on Thursday afternoon (28 February) after CCTV cameras tracked them getting into a black Jeep.


Thief targeted shop three times
A man who shoplifted three times from the same shop in Peterborough city centre has been jailed.

Michael Thornton, 39, of no known address, was first caught on 16 June last year when he attempted to leave B&M, in Boongate, with £120 worth of vacuum cleaners. He was challenged and the goods were recovered.


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