A 19-year-old man has been jailed after pleading guilty to charges following incidents around the Coxmoor area of Kirkby-in-Ashfield.
Alex Swain, of Coxs Lane, Mansfield Woodhouse, appeared at Nottingham Crown Court today (Monday 11 February 2019).
He previously admitted three breaches of his criminal behaviour order and further charges of handling stolen goods, possession of an offensive weapon, possession of a bladed article and driving while disqualified.
Swain was jailed for a total of one year for the offences. He was also banned from driving for six months.
Sergeant Andy Lee, of the Ashfield Neighbourhood Policing Team, said: "The admission of guilt and sentencing of Alex Swain demonstrates our commitment to combatting the criminal elements who frequent the area.
"We appreciate that there is still work to do on the estate but this is a testament to our ongoing partnership work with Ashfield District Council of which this was the initial stage.
"Following a joint operation we ran in the Coxmoor Estate in early December and the subsequent arrest of Alex Swain, officers from both organisations have been completing daily patrols in the area.
"Several residents have approached us and commented about the increased visible presence of both organisations and how it has improved their perception of the safety of the estate.
"We’d encourage the public to continue to engage with officers from both organisations to improve and take ownership of their community."