All the criminals jailed in Cambridgeshire in October 2022

From top L: Danyal Dumbia, Alex Quarton, Sam Claydon, Tony Adams. Next row from L: Martin Edwards, Danny Jacob, John Stanley, Lorraine Williams. Bottom row from L: Awais Rehman, Jacob Montique, Remi Loader and Muhammad Ahmed
From top L: Danyal Dumbia, Alex Quarton, Sam Claydon, Tony Adams. Next row from L: Martin Edwards, Danny Jacob, John Stanley, Lorraine Williams. Bottom row from L: Awais Rehman, Jacob Montique, Remi Loader and Muhammad Ahmed -Credit:Cambridgeshire Police

As one month roles into the next many criminals are taken of the streets of Cambridgeshire and brought to justice. This means the number of people brought to justice each month can quickly add up so we have out together a list of all the Cambridgeshire criminals jailed in October.

On the list are criminals whose crimes range from drug dealing to rape and an attack that could have been fatal. In total they are facing more than 94 years behind bars for some heinous crimes.

Police in Cambridgeshire work around the clock to detain dangerous criminals across the county, a job that is sadly never over. Crimes are still committed, people are arrested and criminals are brought to justice.

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Here are he names and faces of Cambridgeshire criminals jailed in October 2022:

Danyal Dumbia

Danyal Dumbia has been jailed after police caught him selling drugs in Cambridge
Danyal Dumbia has been jailed after police caught him selling drugs in Cambridge -Credit:Cambridgeshire Police

A dealer who hid drugs up his bottom, and ended up covering police in faeces when trying to flush them away, has been jailed. Danyal Dumbia, 19, was spotted alongside Kevin Patrocinio, 22, dealing crack cocaine to two people in Fen Causeway in November last year.

The foursome made off after seeing police and Patrocinio attempted to hide a bundle of cash in the grass. The pair were apprehended, and police found a further £370 on Patrocinio and £890 on Dumbia.

Officers searched the men at the station and Dumbia admitted to having drugs hidden inside his bottom. He had attempted to flush the 89 wraps of crack cocaine down the toilet which resulted in three officers being assaulted and covered in faeces.

Mr Dumbia appeared at Cambridge Crown Court on Monday, October 3. He was sentenced to 20 months in prison after pleading guilty to possession with intent to supply crack cocaine, conspiring to supply cocaine, three counts of assaulting an emergency worker, criminal damage and acquire/use/possess criminal property.

Lorraine Williams

Lorraine Williams, of Eaglesthorpe, Peterborough, was jailed for 10 weeks
Lorraine Williams, of Eaglesthorpe, Peterborough, was jailed for 10 weeks -Credit:Cambridgeshire Police

A fifty-year-old woman has been jailed after stealing from a Peterborough store, as well as breaching a court order. Police have described her as a "prolific shoplifter who causes significant loss and disruption to local businesses".

Lorraine Williams, of Eaglesthorpe, New England, Peterborough, was arrested on Monday afternoon (October 3) after being caught stealing clothes from a TK Maxx store at the Brotherhood Retail Park on August 31. She appeared at Cambridge Magistrate’ Court on Tuesday, October 4 where she admitted theft and breaching a Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO) and was sentenced to ten weeks in prison.

Alex Quarton

Alex Quarton, 24, of Ullswater
Alex Quarton, 24, of Ullswater -Credit:Cambridgeshire Police

Alex Quarton, 24 has been jailed after being caught attempting to flush class A drugs down the kitchen sink. He was found by neighbourhood officers, who were carrying out a welfare check on a vulnerable man, at a flat in Huntingdon on 28 July (2022).

He was arrested and officers found wraps of crack cocaine and heroin clenched in his fist and a mobile phone which had fallen from his pocket. Further wraps were found in the sink.

The team also visited Quarton’s home in Ullswater and found more than £2,000 in cash, a brand new Apple Macbook and drug paraphernalia. Two samurai swords were also found.

At Cambridge Crown Court o Tuesday, October 4, Quarton was sentenced to two years and seven months in prison after previously pleading guilty to possession with intent to supply crack cocaine and heroin, acquire/use/possess criminal property and assault an emergency worker.

Sam Claydon

Sam Claydon was jailed for five and a half years
Sam Claydon was jailed for five and a half years -Credit:Cambridgeshire Police

Sam Claydon, 39, has been jailed after following an attack on a taxi driver. He forced the driver to stop his car and then attacked him with a claw hammer. The victim had been driving his taxi in Huntingdon Road, Cambridge, at about 7.40pm on August 14, 2020 when Claydon smashed the window with the claw hammer. The victim tried to defend himself with his arm, but Claydon struck him twice and he suffered a broken arm.

He was sentenced at Cambridge Crown Court on October 7, after he admitted to causing grievous bodily harm with intent, possession of an offensive weapon and criminal damage. He has been jailed for five and a half years.

Ramzadene Abdellouche

Ramzadene Abdellouche hid a package of drugs in his pants after pulling it from the pocket or someone vistiting him in prison. 21-year-old Abdellouche reached into the visitor's pocket as he hugged them goodbye at HMP Peterborough in December last year.

However, staff at the prison noticed the "sausage-shaped" package being explained and it contained cannabis with a prison value of more than £1,000 Abdellouche, of Fitzwilliam Street, Peterborough, admitted conveying a list A prohibited article into a prison.

He was handed four months in prison at Peterborough Crown Court on October 7. His visitor has been dealt with separately for the offence.

Arturs Barisevs

An HGV driver was jailed after calls from members of the public who spotted him driving erratically and looking like he was falling asleep at the wheel. Artus Barisevs, 35, was spotted swerving all over the road on the M11 at 4.5pm on October 9.

Several members of the public called the force control room and said they were concerned he could cause a crash. One person said he looked like he was falling asleep while driving on the M11 northbound, going on to the A14 westbound toward Huntingdon from Cambridge.

Just 22 minutes later, police tracked down the HGV on the A14 westbound, between Godmanchester and Huntingdon, and stopped it in an emergency layby. Officers asked Barisevs, from Latvia, to step out of the vehicle and once he did so they noticed he was swaying and his eyes were glazed.

He was asked to give a roadside breath test and initially refused to provide a sample, but later complied and gave a reading of 177 microgrammes of alcohol in 100ml of breath.

Barisevs was arrested on suspicion of drink driving and a further evidential sample at the station gave a reading of 140 microgrammes of alcohol in 100ml breath - four times the legal limit of 25 microgrammes. He was charged with the offence the following day, October 10, and appeared at Cambridge Magistrates' Court on October 11, where he pleaded guilty and was handed three months and two weeks in prison.

Jamie Langian

Drunken burglary Jamie Lanigan was jailed after he walked into a home and stole car keys but couldn't find the vehicle they were for outside. The 36-year-old got into the property, in Sheepwalk, Paston, through an unlocked front door shortly after mightnight on October 9.

The victim, a 47-year-old woman, was woken up and saw Lanigan as he was leaving. As she called 999 Lanigan walked along the street trying car door handled until he found one that was left unlocked, but not the one he had keys for.

He got in and searched for anything worth taking before yanking out the stereo, breaking off the connecting wires and throwing it into a nearby bush. Officers arrive at the scene and found Lanigan in the car.

In interview, he claimed he had wanted to sleep in the car and he could not remember removing the car sereo as he was drink and had taken drugs. Lanigan, of Sheepwalk Paston, appeared at Peterborough Magistrates' Court on October 10 where he was sentenced to 10 months in prison, having previously pleaded guilty to vehicle interference and burglary. He was also ordered to be £50 compenstation for the damaged car stereo.

Lloyd Griffiths

22-year-old Lloyd Griffiths was jailed for 18 weeks after breaching a court order by carrying marker pens in his pockets. On the afternoon of October 10, Griffiths was searched by officers after he had been reported for making inappropriate comments to women at McDonalds in Bourges Boulevard, Peterborough.

They found a small amount of cannabis, along with two Sharpie marker pens, one tucked in his waistband. This breached a Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO) imposed on him in 2019 after he was convicted of criminal damage in a public place involving graffiti.

The five-year order banned him from carrying marker pens, wet paints, or any other material to cause criminal damage within a public place. Griffiths claimed he had been given the Sharpies by a friend earlier in the day and had no intention of using them to deface a public space.

However, on October 11, Griffiths, of Newton Road, Uppingham, Oakham, was jailed at Peterborough Magistrates' Court after pleading guilty to breaching a CBO and possession of a class B drug in public.

Tony Adams

Tony Adams, 31, of New Road, Littleport
Tony Adams, 31, of New Road, Littleport has been jailed for two-and-a-half years after a 'violent and disgraceful' attack -Credit:Cambridgeshire Constabulary

Tony Adams of New Road, Littleport, has been jailed after he locked another man in a dog cage during a "violent and disgraceful" attack. Adams attacked his victim in the early hours of July 16 this year, after travelling to where he was staying in Cottenham and demanding money.

He then forced the man into a dog cage, poured washing up liquid over him and threatened him again with a knife. But the man was able to escape and alert police, who arrested Adams later the same day.

Adams was sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison after admitting to assault causing actual bodily harm at Cambridge Crown Court on Friday October 7.

Danny Jacob

Danny Jacob
Danny Jacob -Credit:Cambridgeshire Constabulary

A Cambridgeshire man who threatened to stab his partner before dragging her into her house and locking her in has been jailed. Danny Jacob, 41, got aggressive and abusive with his partner at her home in Wisbech just before she was about to go and spend the day with her mother and their five-year-old daughter on February 19.

At Peterborough Crown Court, Jacob, of Railway Road, Wisbech, was jailed for 23 months, having pleaded guilty to false imprisonment, actual bodily harm, possession of a knife in a public place and sending an electronic communication with intent to cause distress or anxiety. He was also given a 15-year restraining order.

Michael Wood

A man has been jailed after stealing £100 from his ex-partner and attacking a police officer. Michael Wood, 56, was at the woman’s home in Orton Malborne, Peterborough, on July 7 when the pair argued. The woman left the house and when she returned discovered Wood was gone and £100 was missing from her bedroom.

The victim called police and Wood left but returned while officers were still there. When they went to speak to him outside, Wood grabbed one of the officers and kicked her in the stomach.

On October 19 at Huntingdon Law Courts he was jailed for eight weeks and eight days. He was also given a five-year restraining order preventing him from contacting the victim.

Martin Edwards

Martin Edwards caught on CCTV
Martin Edwards caught on CCTV -Credit:Cambridgeshire Constabulary

Martin Edwards walked into the Co-Op in Main Street, Brampton, on the evening of August 21 armed with a kitchen knife and a piece of wood. He threatened three members of staff, demanding money from the tills, before leaving with a handful of bank notes.

Edwards was arrested the following day after being identified by police from CCTV. At Peterborough Crown Court on October 18, Edwards, 42, of Walston Way, Brampton, was sentenced to two years and eight months in prison after pleading guilty to robbery, burglary and possession of a knife in a public place.

John Stanley

John Stanley
John Stanley -Credit:Cambridgeshire Constabulary

John Stanley, 46, of Royston Road, Wendens Ambo, was first captured on doorbell footage rattling the front door handle of a property in School Road, Upwell, in December last year.

He smashed the rear patio doors before making off from the address. In April this year, he was captured on CCTV trying to enter a garage in Church Street, Whaddon. The owner of the property woke up to find a lawnmower and pizza oven missing from his shed.

Stanley was arrested on April 21 in Essex and found in possession of a stolen Mini Cooper. He was sentenced to two years and ten months in prison at Cambridge Crown Court on October 12, having pleaded guilty to attempted burglary, non-dwelling burlary and handling stolen goods.

Przemyslaw Sobarnia

37-year-old Sobarnia stole bikes from children studying at Peterborough Regional College. He entred the grounds of the college in Park Crescent at around 2pm on October and cut through a lock securing a bicycle before making off on it.

When the 11-year-old owner of the bike, who was studying at school, returned he reported the theft to his teacher and site security. A security guard checked CCTV footage spotted Sobarnia stealing the bike and reported it to police.

At around 2.30pm the following day, Sobarnia returned to the college and stole another bike - belonging to a 15-year-old boy. As he was cycling away he was stopped by the security guard and detained until officers arrived. A pair of black and orange pliers and a cut bike chain were found in his backpack.

Sobarnia, of no fixed address, appeared at Peterborough Magistrates' Court on October 13, where he pleaded guilty to two counts of theft of a pedal cycle and was sentenced to four weeks in prison. He was also ordered to pay £280 compensation to one fo the victims.

Filip Qokaj

Filip Qokaj
Filip Qokaj -Credit:Cambridgeshire Constabulary

Filip Qokaj, 39, of Queens Walk, Peterborough, was sentenced at Cambridge Crown Court on October 17 after admitting to producing a class B controlled drug. He was jailed for two years.

Following a search of a property in Folksworth Road, Norman Cross, on 8 September after receiving an anonymous letter to say it was suspected cannabis was being grown there, it was discovered five rooms were being used to grow the drug.

In addition to the plants, worth a potential £95,000, several bags of harvested cannabis, with a street value of about £26,000 and ready for distribution, were also found.

Muhammad Ahmed

Muhammad Ahmed
Muhammad Ahmed -Credit:Cambridgeshire Constabulary

A Peterborough man who was on the run after seriously assaulting a housemate was found by police in a car with weapons and drugs. Muhammad Ahmed, 40, attacked the 36-year-old man at sheltered housing in Eastfield Grove, Peterborough, on the evening of April 14 last year following a disagreement over food in a fridge.

Ahmed was arrested and charged with attempting to cause grievous bodily harm (GBH) with intent but failed to appear at court and was wanted when he was stopped by officers in Cubitt Way on April 4.

In his car they found cannabis, and two small bags of cocaine, a hammer, £70 in cash, a set of digital scales and underneath the driver’s seat a black Glock-style handgun.

He appeared at Peterborough Crown Court on October 6 where he was sentenced to a total of three years in prison for attempting to cause grievous bodily harm with intent.

Clara Nemcova

Clara Nemcova, 29, was caught stealing from a Peterborough shop twice in a day. Nemcova was arrested at Boots pharmacy in Westgate, Peterborough city centre, in the afternoon on October 23 after police were called by security at the store who reported shoplifting.

Security had intervened after she attempted to leave the store with five gift sets worth £78. She had also attempted to leave the store earlier in the day with nine Ted Baker gift sets worth £112.50.

Nemcova, of Mitchell Close, Eastgate, appeared at Peterborough Magistrates' Court on Monday, October 24, where she was sentenced to 18 weeks in prison after admitting two counts of theft from a shop. Part of her sentence included a previously suspended four-week sentence for common assault and being in possession of heroin.

Awais Rehman

Awais Rehman, 20, whose crimes featured on 24 Hours in Police Custody
Awais Rehman, 20, whose crimes featured on 24 Hours in Police Custody -Credit:Cambridgeshire Police

A rapist who targeted two women on a Peterborough footpath five years ago has been jailed for more than six years. Awais Rehman, now 20 and legally allowed to be named, raped a woman on the morning of September 30, 2017, before then sexually assaulting and robbing another woman at just after 1pm on October 6.

The crimes took place on Bretton Way cycle path, near to Rhubarb Bridge in Peterborough – and the investigation later featured on the Channel 4 series 24 Hours in Police Custody. He was ruled not fit to stand trial in November 2018 but was tried in his absence at Cambridge Crown Court where jurors ruled he did commit the rape and sexual assault.

However Rehman, who was 17 when he was sentenced to an indefinite hospital order in May 2019, was deemed fit to plead late last year. He appeared at Cambridge Crown Court on July 22, where he pleaded guilty to rape, threatening a person with a blade, robbery and two counts of sexual assault.

On Tuesday, October 25 at the same court he was sentenced to a total of six years and two months in prison, with a further eight years on licence. He was made the subject of a sexual harm prevention order (SHPO) and a restraining order preventing him from contacting his victims – both to run indefinitely.

Ladislav Polak

30-year-old Ladislav Polak was jailed after being caught burling a house by police officers. Polak and an accomplice entered the back garden of a house in Granville Street, Peterborough at around noon on April 12.

The pair smashed a glass door before ransacking a living room and front room. However, police had already been called and officer caught the men in a bedroom at the property.

They tried to escape but Polak was caught in the back garden and arrested. A pile of items including a TV, PlayStation 5 and several guitars were found in the back garden.

Polak, of Gladstone Street, Peterborough, appeared at Peterborough Crown Court on October 25. Having previously pleaded guilty to burglary he was sentenced to six months in prison.

Remi Loader and Jacob Montique

Jacob Montique, 19, of Bishops Road, Trumpington
Jacob Montique, 19, of Bishops Road, Trumpington -Credit:Cambridgeshire Police

Remi Loader and Jacob Montique launched a savage attack on two men in Cambridge and have been jailed for a combined 48 years. The pair spotted their victims while drinking in a bar in the city on the evening of August 20, 2021.

The duo are believed to have plotted their attack before leaving the bar and walking to Montique’s vehicle where they changed into black clothing and donned facemasks. Armed with weapons they returned to the city and hid within the city’s Market Square until their victims arrived.

Loader and Montique were captured on CCTV ambushing the two men stabbing them multiple times in an unprovoked attack. Loader was arrested by officers that night and Montique two days later.

A 30-year-old man suffered stab wounds to the stomach, left leg and left hand while a 37-year-old man was stabbed to the stomach, chest and head. Emergency services were called and the two victims were found nearby where they received medical treatment.

Remi Loader. 27, of no fixed address
Remi Loader. 27, of no fixed address -Credit:Cambridgeshire Police

Doctors revealed their injuries would have been fatal without medical intervention. More than a year on and their recovery to full health continues.

The pair were both found guilty of attempted murder, grievous bodily harm with intent and possession of an offensive weapon, following a four week trial at Cambridge Crown Court in April. At Aylesbury Crown Court on October 28 , Montique, 19, of Bishops Road, Trumpington, was sentenced to 21 years in prison and Loader, 27, of no fixed address, was given a 27 year sentence.

Kamran Tahir and Adil Pervez

Kamran Tahir, left, and Adil Pervez
Kamran Tahir, left, and Adil Pervez -Credit:Cambridgeshire Police

Drug dealers Kamran Tahir, 23, and Adil Pervez, were caught out after ordering room service at a Peterborough hotel. The pair were staying at the Dragonfly Hotel in Thorpe Meadows on December 5, 2020, when Tahir went down to reception to request a drinks order to be taken to his room.

A short while later, a member of staff went to deliver the order, however there was no answer to their knocking so they let themselves into the room to leave the drinks. Nobody was inside, but a set of scales and small bags with white powder were spotted on the desk.

Police were called, who arrived shortly before Tahir and Pervez returned to the hotel. The pair were detained for a search which found £316.50 in cash and two mobile phones on Pervez, who gave officers a false name.

He was taken to custody where a strip-search found a further £310 cash concealed between his buttocks. Tahir was found to be in possession of a small amount of cocaine, £50 cash, three mobile phones and a hotel key card to the room where 25 wraps of cocaine worth up to £1,250 were found inside a cigarette packet.

A search of Pervez's home found a further mobile phone and a box containing 29 used zip-lock bags with remnants of cocaine in them, as well as almost 30g of benzocaine - while not illegal, it is a common mixing agent for cocaine.

A small amount of cannabis, drugs paraphernalia and two further mobile phones were found at Tahir's home. A cigarette packet containing two wraps of cocaine and a small amount of cannabis were also found in Tahir's car.

The pair were initially released under investigation while further enquiries were carried out, but later charged wtih posession with intent to supply cocaine. Tahir was also charged with possession of cannabis.

In th emeantime, Pervez was sentenced to three years and 11 months in prison for other drug offences after a warrant was carried out at his home on March 31, last year. The warrant uncovered thousands of pounds worth of heroin, cocaine and cannabis.

On October 28 they both appeared at Peterborough Crown Court where Tahir was sentenced to two years and four months in prison. Pervez was sentenced to two years and ten months, to be served alongside his current sentence.

Andrew Allen

Andrew Allen, 44, of Peartree Lane, Welwyn Garden City has been jailed for seven years
Andrew Allen, 44, of Peartree Lane, Welwyn Garden City has been jailed for seven years -Credit:Cambridgeshire Police

44-year-old Andrew Allen threatened a shop worker with two large kitchen knives before going on to burgle an elderly woman. Allen went into the Co-Op in Peterborough Road, Eye, at around 8.40pm on May 13.

He pushed a customer out of the way, pulled out two large kitchen knives and demanded the female cashier should "open the till". Allen, who was wearing a facemask, realised there was no access to the till from the front and tried to enter the till area from the side but another female staff member intervened and Allen left the shop on a bike.

Just a few hours later, also in Eye, Allen broke into the home of an 80-year-old woman. The woman had woken up and gone downstairs where she found a window had been smashed, all her money and bank cards had been taken and her purse and bag were lying empty on the living room floor.

A wedding ring and engagement ring were also stolen. Allen used a stolen bank card to withdraw a total of £670: £250 from the petrol station at Peterborough One Shopping Park, another £250 from the SPAR in Welland Road, and a further £170 from the Post Office in Central Avenue.

He was arrested in Bretton after detecties obtained CCTV from the burglary which they matched to images from the shop. Allen had booked a taxi after breaking into the elderly woman's home, and furthere enquiries eventually led detectives to him.

On October 31 at Cambridge Crown Court, Allen, of Peatree Lane, Welwyn Garden City, was jailed for seven years after admitting attempted robbery, one count of possessing a knife in a public place, burglary, one count of fraud and posession of a class B drug.

Ashley Flowerday

Ashley Flowerday, 34, used pepper spray on a police officer, who was trying to give him first aid following a road collision. He had been involved in the crash on the Twenty Foot Bridge, near March, and was bleeding from a head injury when response officer PC Zoe Pell arrived to help.

However, when she asked Flowerday to sit down so she could provide first aid, he became defensive, reached into his pocket, grabbed a small black cannister and sprayed pepper towards her. She managed to duck but then felt a burning sensation on her arm. Flowerday ran away and PC Pell called for back-up.

A member of public alerted officers that Flowerday was in a nearby river, and he was found floating on his back. He eventually agreed to come out of the water and was thrown a lifeline rope. Flowerday, of Church Road, Emneth, Wisbech, appeared at Peterborough Magistrates’ Court on Monday (October 31) where he was sentenced to 12 months in prison, having previously pleaded guilty to possessing a weapon for the discharge of a noxious liquid and assault by beating of an emergency worker.