Portsmouth man jailed for smashing up Buckland house causing £10,000 damage

A MAN has been jailed after smashing up a house.

Saturday, 12th December 2020, 1:33 pm
Updated Saturday, 12th December 2020, 1:40 pm

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.

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Hampshire Street in Buckland, Portsmouth. Picture: Google

He also threatened to burn down or bomb the address – telling two police officers he would do so.

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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.

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