Cumbria Crack

Carlisle man admits criminal damage

Carlisle Magistrates Court
Carlisle Magistrates Court

[A] Carlisle man that left his partners home for a night out, expecting on his return to find her still there, has appeared before District Judge Gerald Chalk sitting at North and West Cumbria Magistrates Court.

Antony Alan Hext, 23, gave his address as Chertsey Bank, Harraby, Carlisle, he pleaded guilty to a charge of criminal damage.

John Moran prosecuting told the judge that on Hext`s return to his partners home he found she had gone out and the house was locked up, he threw a piece of concrete which put a hole in the glass door and “stormed” into the house, causing £455 in damage to a curtain pole, curtains, drawers, TV wall mountings, photographs and a picture frame.

Hext admitted he was annoyed she had gone out and that he was the worse from alcohol, he apologised for the damage.

The judge sentenced him to a Community Order for one-year with 60-hours of unpaid work in the community; he has to pay compensation of £455 for the damage with court costs of £85, he was told this was a breach of trust on your partner and this aggravated the offence.

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