Jail for woman who threatened to kill social housing tenant
Published by Max Salsbury for 24dash.com in Housing and also in Communities, Legal
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A woman who allegedly threatened to kill a tenant of Chorley Community Housing (CCH) has been jailed after repeatedly breaching a court order.
Rebecca Reeves of Liptrott Road, Chorley admitted to breaching the order seven times since it was handed down in June last year.
The order was obtained by CCH after it was alleged that Reeves threatened to kill a CCH tenant who was concerned for the welfare of an elderly man that the offender was visiting.
Craig Bradshaw, CCH tenancy enforcement officer, said: “One of the clauses on the order prohibited Reeves from entering Hodder Avenue in Chorley or she would be arrested.
"Despite being arrested six times and spending occasional nights in the police cells as a result of the arrests, she continued to disregard the injunction.”
As well as the seven admitted breaches, there were another 11 alleged breaches that were not tested at court.
Tenancy enforcement manager Debbie Parkinson said: “We can and will continue to take legal action against anyone who commits serious anti-social behaviour, including those who use or threaten violence against our residents.”