Lewes man jailed after ‘ignoring’ anti-social behaviour injunction

Clinton Snelling SUS-170404-172101001
Clinton Snelling SUS-170404-172101001

Police say a Lewes man who received a suspended prison sentence for breaching an injunction to stop his anti-social behaviour has been jailed after ignoring its terms.

Sussex Police say Clinton Snelling, 39, of Blois Road, Lewes, was required to observe a 10pm to 6am curfew, but at around 1am on Friday (March 31) was found to have made a hoax 999 call at Malling Hill, Lewes. Later the same morning he appeared before a court in Brighton and the 28-day suspended jail term was activated, police say.

PC Daran Goudie, of the Lewes Neighbourhood Policing Team, said Snelling had previously gained a reputation for anti-social behaviour through begging and drunkenness.

He said: “He has only himself to blame for being jailed. He knew what was expected of him, but chose to ignore it. We hope that others tempted to indulge in anti-social behaviour will take heed of the outcome and also our determination to put a stop to such activity, which has an adverse effect on local businesses and residents alike.”

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