CRIMINALS jailed in March include cruelty against children, a man who flouted his restraining order and a man who assaulted two police officers.

The list below includes some of the offenders that were put behind bars by judges during March.

The offenders' names and a summary of what led to them appearing in the dock are as follows:

James Felton Queen

James Felton Queen, 45, from the city's John Street Hostel, went to an address in Raffles Avenue despite knowing he is prohibited from going with 100 yards of the property.

He has been jailed for 80 days.

Gary Martin Davies

Gary Martin Davies, 37, whose criminal history includes several offences of serious violence, denied controlling the woman. But he admitted two counts of cruelty against her children.

As Davies began a jail sentence of nearly six years, fresh details emerged about how he exerted control over the children and their mum.

You can read more here.

Robert Smith

A PROLIFIC offender assaulted two police officers after they saw he had crashed his car.

Robert Smith (35), who appeared at North Tyneside Magistrates’ Court via video link from HMP Northumberland, is already in custody due to a standard recall in relation to an eight-year sentence he was given in December 2015 for supplying Class A drugs.

He was sentenced to 12 weeks in jail, to run concurrently.

Scott Motum

A FIFTY-five-year-old man needed hospital treatment after he was subjected to an "unprovoked and sustained" attack in Workington.

The defendant had pleaded guilty at an earlier hearing to assaulting the victim and causing him actual bodily harm.

You can read more here.

James Fargher

A PSYCHIATRIC nurse attacked by one of her patients has spoken of how the incident has left her wondering whether she can return to her front-line role on a ward.

The woman’s heartfelt statement was read aloud at Carlisle Crown Court as a judge passed sentence on the man responsible for the attack - though a defence lawyer suggested the case should not be an issue for a criminal court.

Peter Martin Vickers

A NOTORIOUS Carlisle shoplifter is back behind bars after he stole alcohol from a city centre store and was then chased and caught by security staff.

Peter Martin Vickers, 43, whose criminal record of 223 previous offences includes convictions for drugs possession and dealing and numerous shop thefts, admitted theft, going equipped for theft, and breaching his Criminal Behaviour Order.

David Mawdsley

A DANGEROUS paedophile who has repeatedly tried to sexually groom young girls is back behind bars after being caught in a volunteer group's online sting operation.

You can read the full story here.

James Felton Queen

MAGISTRATES have jailed a 45-year-old Carlisle man after he admitted flouting a court order, causing distress to his victim.

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Jordan Dobson

A CLEATOR Moor man asked his girlfriend to dance with him moments after attacking her and biting her hand, a court heard.

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Timothy Edward Leary

An opportunist thief from Barrow who stole the luggage of another passenger has been jailed for 24 weeks.

Timothy Edward Leary, aged 45, of Millstone Avenue, Barrow-in-Furness, appeared before Barrow Magistrates on Thursday, March 11 and pleaded guilty to theft.

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Callum Astley

A VIOLENT man assaulted his partner and threatened to ‘napalm’ her during a campaign of abuse last summer.

Callum Astley, 28, has been handed an extended prison sentence after a judge said there was no doubt in his mind Astley was a dangerous offender.

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