JAILED: Prolific Salisbury criminal is locked up

JAILED: Prolific Salisbury criminal is locked up

Published by Mike Draper at 11:25am 19th August 2019. (Updated at 4:34pm 19th August 2019)

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His offences were carried out on two days in October 2018 and May 2019.

Ashley William Sherred, who is 27 years old and of no fixed abode in Salisbury has been sentenced to four years and eight months in prison, and disqualified from driving for two years and four months.

Sherred appeared at Salisbury Crown Court on Friday 16 August and pleaded guilty to the following offences:

    • Burglary at the Bell Inn, South Newton
    • Theft of a catalytic converter, Harnham Road
    • Theft from the BP garage, Downton Road
    • Outraging public decency at Shell Garage, Wilton Road
    • Burglary at the Queens Arms, Ivy Street
    • Dangerous Driving X 2
    • Theft of a motor vehicle, Stratford Tony
    • Failing to stop for police
    • Theft of a caravan at the High Post
    • Theft of scaffolding in Ludgershall
    • Sherred was also ordered to pay a victim surcharge


Spire FM News reported how Sherred uirinated in the night pay drawer at the Shell Garage on Wilton Road in July this year.

Inspector Pete Sparrow said:

"Sherred is an opportunist career criminal who has no regard for the victims of his crimes and the impact of his actions. 

"The sentence reflects the gravity of his continued offending behaviour and I would like to commend the Community Policing Team for their determination to bring Sherred before the courts and get justice for his many victims."

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