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Jail for James Edwards who made phone threats to Kent Police

Monday 26th September 2016

A 23-year-old man has been sent to prison for making threatening phone calls to Kent Police.

James Edwards was sentenced on 20 September 2016 at Mid Kent Magistrates’ Court.

He pleaded guilty to sending threatening communications.

On September 1 2016, the Edwards, of Hampshire Drive, Maidstone, made telephone calls conveying a threat to Kent Police, with the purpose of causing distress or anxiety to the recipient.

Magistrates sentenced Edwards to five days in prison. Because the offence was committed during the operational period of a suspended sentence, the overall length of his sentence is 131 days. He must also pay a £115 victim surcharge.