A CHADWELL WOMAN’S use of a syringe has led to her being jailed for foUr months
Paula Cavanagh, aged 51, of George Tilbury House, Chadwell St Mary pled guilty at Basildon magistrates court to a large number of offences in relation to theft.
However, she also pled guity to a public order offence. On 12/01/2018 at Tilbury used towards another, threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour with intent to cause that person to believe that immediate unlawful violence would be used against him by any person, or to provoke the immediate use of unlawful violence by him whereby that person was likely to believe that such violence would be used, or it was likely that such violence would be provoked.
Cavanagh was committed to prison for a total of sixteen weeks.
The court report stated that the offence “so serious” because committed offences on suspended sentence order.
Suspended sentence was for like offence; public order offence whereby syringe was pulled out and the wording used was threatening and aggressive; aggravated by previous record of convictions.