Surrey criminals jailed in March 2021 including two dangerous sexual predators in Guildford | #predators | #childpredators | #kids


As Surrey starts to emerge from a strict lockdown, courts across the county have remained busy with a number of criminals jailed in March 2021.

Thanks to the tireless work of police, prosecution service and the courts, a variety of prison sentences were handed out across the month, including two dangerous sexual predators operating in Guildford.

Below, SurreyLive has listed some of the names and faces of individuals jailed for crimes within the county or with links to Surrey, including details about the offences they committed.

Drug dealer who tried to dump white powder after fleeing police

A drug dealer who was seen discarding plastic wraps of white powder while attempting to flee from police officers was jailed for 28 months.

Taylor McKee, 19, of Long Lane, Staines, was sentenced on March 24 at Guildford Crown Court

Taylor McKee, 19, of Long Lane, Staines, pleaded guilty to a number of drug offences.

He was sentenced on March 24 at Guildford Crown Court for possession of heroin, cocaine and cannabis, all with intent to supply. He was also sentenced for possession of criminal property.

Criminals jailed after bottles of ‘chemsex’ drug worth £2.2m seized

Two people from Weybridge were jailed after police shut down a sophisticated network of Brazilian criminals who couriered and supplied drugs across London.

During the operation, detectives recovered what is believed to be the largest quantity of GBL – an illegal ‘chemsex’ drug – seized by police in the UK.

Diego Da Souza Arruda Reis and Sullen Miguez jailed for drugs offences
Diego Da Souza Arruda Reis (left) and Sullen Miguez (right)

More than 2,000 litres were discovered, with an estimated value of £2.2 million.

Four members of the gang were sentenced on March 24 and March 25, 2021 at Inner London Crown Court.

They were found guilty of 14 counts of conspiracy to supply or offer to supply Class, A, B and C drugs on March 20, 2019, after an eight-week trial at the same court.

‘Dangerous criminal’ jailed after ‘violently’ smashing open safe in shop

Wesley Davison jailed for commercial burglary at Guildford Crown Court
Wesley Davison has been handed a jail sentence

“Dangerous criminal” Wesley Kevin Davison was jailed after smashing open a safe and taking £4,000 from a shop in Woking.

The 41-year-old, of Cowley Avenue, Chertsey, was sentenced to 30 months imprisonment for commercial burglary at Guildford Crown Court on March 23.

The burglary took place on December 1 last year, during which Davison entered a Woking shop through the fire door, having been spotted loitering outside.

He hid inside the shop for more than five hours. When the shop closed, he broke into the locked office and “violently smashed open” a safe, taking the cash.

He then broke out of the shop, which has not been named by police, “terrifying members of staff” who had rushed to the premises after receiving a security alert.

Drug dealer caught after driving away from police outside prison

Alexandre George Hendy of Northwood Avenue, Knaphill was sentenced to two years and eight months in jail for possession with intent to supply class A drugs
Alexandre George Hendy of Northwood Avenue, Knaphill was sentenced to two years and eight months in jail for possession with intent to supply class A drugs

A drug dealer was caught after arousing the suspicions of police officers as he attempted to drive away from them outside a prison.

A group of uniformed officers outside HMP Coldingley in Bisley spotted Alexandre George Hendy’s black Audi A4 driving towards nearby houses.

Guildford Crown Court heard that upon seeing them, Hendy stopped in the middle of the road, turned the car around and drove away. The officers pursued the car, which was being driven erratically.

Hendy, 24, of Northwood Avenue, Knaphill, was sentenced to two years and eight months in jail for possession with intent to supply class A drugs.

Drug dealer locked up after being caught with drugs in his underpants

Andre Newman, 23, jailed for drug offences
Andre Newman, 23, was sentenced on March 17

A drug dealer was sentenced to three years in jail after being caught with a suspicious package in his underpants.

Andre Newman, 23, of Whielden Heights, Amersham, Buckinghamshire, was sentenced at Guildford Crown Court on March 17, after police officers caught him with a large amount of Class A drugs.

Newman was caught by the Force’s Western Proactive Team in March last year, when officers were on patrol in Guildford.

A man caught their attention so they tracked his movements to a cul-de-sac, where they spotted a second man who they suspected of being a drug dealer.

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Pervert took picture up schoolgirl’s skirt

Leon Chan was found guilty of upskirting at Sheffield Crown Court
Leon Chan was found guilty of taking an image under the girl’s clothing without her consent

A “repeat offender” was jailed for taking pictures up a schoolgirl’s skirt on a Surrey train a year after he was in court for a similar offence.

Leon Chan was travelling on a train from Ewell to Ashtead on October 1, 2020, at around 3pm – the same time as a 17-year-old girl in school uniform was on the train.

Chan, 26, sat near her and stared at her before following her when she left her seat and moved to stand at the train door.

He was holding his phone camera and pointing it towards her. CCTV showed the light on his camera appearing to flash.

Appearing at Sheffield Crown Court on March 9, Chan was jailed for 20 months for the ‘upskirting’ offence.

Woman convicted of money laundering after preying on ‘vulnerable’ victim in her care

A 59-year-old woman who “preyed on vulnerable victim” she was employed to care for was handed 40 weeks in jail.

Susan Tyler pleaded guilty to committing one count of money laundering in February 2017 and was given a 10-month jail sentence.

During a search of Tyler’s home detectives discovered documents linked to fraudulent activity. Investigators then discovered she had made 123 separate PayPal transactions, using two separate PayPal accounts, over a 12-month period.

Tyler, of Wansdyke Close, Frimley, appeared at Winchester Crown Court on March 17 where she pleaded guilty to one count of money laundering.

‘Dangerous sexual predator’ jailed for attempted meet-up with ‘teenage girl’ for sex

Mark Crampton, 57, of Richmond, jailed for attempting to meet a girl for sex at Guildford Cathedral
Mark Crampton has been put behind bars following the attempted meet-up at Guildford Cathedral

A “dangerous sexual predator” was jailed after undercover police officers lured him into thinking he was meeting a teenage girl for sex at Guildford Cathedral.

Mark Crampton, 57, of Richmond, was sentenced to 44 months in prison after pleading guilty to arranging to meet who he thought was a child.

He had pleaded guilty to arranging or facilitating the commission of a child sex offence; attempting to meet a girl under 16 following grooming; and two counts of an adult attempting to engage in sexual communication with a child, at an earlier hearing.

Crampton was arrested after communicating with two undercover police officers from the South East Regional Organised Crime Unit between April 18 and May 21, 2020.

During the sentencing hearing at Guildford Crown Court on March 5, 2021 Crampton was handed an indefinite Sexual Harm Prevention Order (SHPO).

Pervert filmed teenager in toilets

A pervert who filmed girls in toilets at a leisure centre and fast food restaurant was also jailed.

Luke Murdoch, 26 from the Worthing area in West Sussex, was found guilty of three counts of voyeurism in Guildford.

Guildford Crown Court heard the first of the offences occurred on May 20, 2019 when officers were called to Spectrum Leisure Centre following reports of a man in the female toilets who was filming under the cubicles.

The victim, a 15-year-old girl, saw a camera phone being placed beneath the stall and ran to tell her sister. They reported the incident to staff, who called the police.

On March 11 he was sentenced to nine months behind bars and given a Sexual Harm Prevention Order lasting 10 years.

‘Dangerous sexual predator’ tried to lure teens into Primark changing rooms

A predator who tried to lure two teenagers into Primark changing rooms to search them by posing as a security officer was sentenced to an indefinite hospital order.

Benjamin Cooley, of Ferry Lane in Guildford, was not fit to enter a plea but the jury found he did commit the offences of attempted kidnap and breach of a Sexual Harm Prevention Order at Guildford Crown Court on March 11.

The incident happened on November 20, 2019, when Cooley approached the teenagers in Primark and, telling them he was a security guard, led them to the changing rooms.





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