Jailed in October - 12 Sussex criminals behind bars
Here is a round-up of some of the most serious Sussex court sentencings revealed by police 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.
Two men who joked about a stabbing on social media have been jailed for a total of 22 years, said police. 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.
Peter Kerridge, 69, of Old Court Close, Brighton, was sentenced to a total of 18 months imprisonment having been convicted of two counts of indecency with a child, said police. He will also be a registered sex offender for ten years.
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.