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A man has been jailed after pleading guilty to a number of offences in the Lowestoft area including killing or seriously injuring two cats

Daniel Williams, 30, of no fixed abode, was sentenced to four years and six months imprisonment at Norwich Crown Court on 26 April having pleaded guilty at a previous hearing to the following:

A Man Has Been Jailed After Pleading Guilty To A Number Of Offences In The Lowestoft Area Including Killing Or Seriously Injuring Two Cats

•Intentional suffocation – 14 months’ imprisonment.
•Threatening to disclose private sexual photographs and images with intent to cause distress – 2 months’ imprisonment to run concurrently.
•Two counts of sending an electronic communication containing a threat – 10 months’ and 6 months’ imprisonment to run consecutively.
•Two counts of damaging property – One month’s imprisonment for each count to run concurrently.
•Two counts of causing unnecessary suffering to a protected animal – 24 months’ imprisonment to run consecutively and 24 months’ imprisonment to run concurrently.

A Man Has Been Jailed After Pleading Guilty To A Number Of Offences In The Lowestoft Area Including Killing Or Seriously Injuring Two Cats

In 2022 Williams carried out a number of crimes including entering a property in Lowestoft, and causing damage, before killing a pet cat and leaving one other with such serious injuries it had to be euthanised by a vet.

A Man Has Been Jailed After Pleading Guilty To A Number Of Offences In The Lowestoft Area Including Killing Or Seriously Injuring Two Cats

Other incidents included smashing windows of a business in the area as well as sending threatening messages to individuals that included threatening to assault someone with a baseball bat.

A Man Has Been Jailed After Pleading Guilty To A Number Of Offences In The Lowestoft Area Including Killing Or Seriously Injuring Two Cats

As well as the 54-month custodial sentence, Williams was also handed a 10-year disqualification order under Section 34 of the Animal Welfare Act, meaning he cannot own, keep or participate in the keeping of animals.

A Man Has Been Jailed After Pleading Guilty To A Number Of Offences In The Lowestoft Area Including Killing Or Seriously Injuring Two Cats

He was also made subject to a 10-year restraining order.

A Man Has Been Jailed After Pleading Guilty To A Number Of Offences In The Lowestoft Area Including Killing Or Seriously Injuring Two Cats

A Man Has Been Jailed After Pleading Guilty To A Number Of Offences In The Lowestoft Area Including Killing Or Seriously Injuring Two Cats

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