Repeat offender jailed for threatening girlfriend's ex with air rifle before stashing it in toy pram
A South Tyneside man who threatened his partner’s ex with an airgun has been jailed for four months.
Darren Lockyer, 37, of Newmarket Walk, South Shields, pleaded guilty to possessing an imitation firearm with the intent to cause fear of violence, after he waved what looked like a handgun at Kevin Suite.
Neil Pallister, prosecuting, told Newcastle Crown Court the pair had had problems with each other for the past two years, ever since Mr Suite had been convicted of burgling the home of Susan Casey, Mr Suite’s former partner and Lockyer’s current girlfriend.
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