No Easter Eggs for this lot — just a few doses of prison food.
Faces of 18 killers, thugs, thieves and drug-dealers convicted during March for crimes across in Northamptonshire and now detained at her Majesty's pleasure.
Their crimes ranged from attempted murder, assaulting a pregnant woman and conspiracry to rob a man in his 60s of £38,000 he had just withdrawn from a bank.
In one case, detectives found more than half-a-kilo of cocaine in a Northampton house following what started as a routine stop near the town centre.
Editor’s note: “An earlier version of this article stated that Carl Townsend, aged 39, previously of Northampton, had been jailed for seven years for conspiracy to commit robbery. This was based on information published and supplied by Northamptonshire Police. We have since been informed that Carl Townsend was, in fact, sentenced in 2017. Two co-defendants pleaded guilty last month and are due to be sentenced in May.”
Cocaine dealer Ziso Berouka, 45, was jailed for five years after a routine traffic stop led police to uncovering drugs worth £40,000 plus £10,000 in cash at the 45-year-old's house in Lower Hester Street, Northampton
Darlent Zirebwa, 30, of Kingsley, savagely beat his girlfriend in a drunken rage on New Year's Day. He was found guilty after a three-week trial and sentenced to two years — but will likely be released in August after spending seven months in custody while awaiting trial
Child rapist Scott Craddock has started another three-year sentence after police found indecent images on a laptop hidden with a webcam in his bed at a probation hostel just a few weeks after being released from jail
University handyman Mark Hulka, 49, used a company van to steal office supplies worth £58,000 before selling them on eBay. Hulka was jailed for 18 months and is due back in court in July for a a proceeds of crime hearing on how he will pay back the money.