Jailed in October - 13 Sussex criminals behind bars

Here is a round-up of some of the most serious Sussex court sentencings revealed by police in October.

11 of the most high profile criminals jailed in Sussex in October
11 of the most high profile criminals jailed in Sussex in October

All sentencing details are accurate at the time of conviction. Hover your mouse over the pictures to read the full picture caption. All pictures provided by Sussex Police.

Mickey Erridge, 24, unemployed, of Wish Hill, Eastbourne, was sentenced to nine years and five months after pleading guilty to 11 sexual offences including rape, against a young girl, said police.

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Alex Gilbertson, 42, unemployed, was jailed after carrying out two unprovoked attacks in Worthing.  He pleaded guilty to theft and two counts of assault by beating and  was sentenced to 24 weeks imprisonment and ordered to pay £75 compensation to each of his victims, said police.
Sharon Gould. Photo courtesy of Sussex Police.
Paul Tully, 36, has been jailed following his conviction for vehicle crime in Bognor Regis. Photo: Sussex Police
Eraldo Saraseli, 20, of no fixed address and Klaudio Ago, 27, of Bristol Gardens, Brighton, were arrested and each charged with two counts of possession with intent to supply cocaine and cannabis in Brighton.  Saraseli pleaded guilty to two counts of possession with intent to supply cocaine and cannabis and possession of false identity documents, said police. He was sentenced to two years and eight months. Ago pleaded not guilty to two counts of possession with intent to supply cocaine and cannabis but admitted permitting supply of cocaine and cannabis on his premises, said police. He was also sentenced to two years and eight months.
Two men who joked about a stabbing on social media have been jailed for a total of 22 years. Reece Lefevre, 20, a student, of The Cheviots, Hastings, was charged with committing grievous bodily harm and possession of a knife in public, and pleaded guilty to both offences, said police. He was sentenced to 10 years detention in a young offender institution. Tyler Jones, 26, a factory worker, of Darvel Down, Netherfield, was  charged with committing grievous bodily harm, which he denied, and was found guilty by a jury, said police. He was sentenced to 12 years imprisonment.
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John Cole, 33, a mechanic, of Oak Way, Crawley, was sentenced to an 18-year-prison sentence having been found guilty after a five-day trial, of two offences of rape and four offences of engaging in sexual activity, against a young girl, said police. He will also be a registered sex offender for life.
Mohammed Joinal, 29, unemployed, of West Street, Sompting, was sentenced to a 16-year prison sentence having been convicted after an eight-day trial of the rape of a woman on Brighton beach on 19 October 2017 and of raping another woman in St George's Road, on 9 January 2018, said police.
Fahad Javaid, 31, of Foxhill, Peacehaven, was sentenced to four years and four months imprisonment having pleaded guilty to fraud, money laundering and theft, as well as breaching a court-issued Serious Crime Prevention Order granted in 2013 after his conviction for previous fraud offences, said police, adding that a series of frauds netted some £60,000.
Liam McGovern, 23, of Iveagh Close, Crawley,  was convicted of drug offences and money laundering after cash was discovered in a giant yellow  container, said police. He was convicted of two counts of possession with intent to supply cannabis, possession of cocaine and the acquire, use or possession of criminal property,police added, and received an 18-month prison sentence.