Portsmouth man jailed for smashing up Buckland house causing £10,000 damage
A MAN has been jailed after smashing up a house.
Liam Tyler, 26, was jailed for 38 weeks after admitting a string of crimes at Portsmouth Magistrates' Court.
He damaged a laptop, furniture and children's toys in Hampshire Street, Buckland, in Portsmouth, on March 6.
He admitted a second damage charge relating to destroying a window, two internal doors, a carpet, a cooker, wall unit, carbon dioxide tester, boiler, toilet and cistern, and other fixtures and fittings, at the same property on the same day.
He also threatened to burn down or bomb the address – telling two police officers he would do so.
And he pleaded guilty to possession of a joint of cannabis, a class B drug.
Tyler admitted having a lock knife in Anson Road, Milton, on May 25, and more cannabis.
Tyler, of St Michael's Road, Southsea, was jailed with £10,431.32 compensation to pay for the damage.
An order was made to destroy the joint.