EACH and every day, criminals cause misery across Colchester whether it be with violence, drug dealing or depraved sexual acts.

Here are the faces of the people police brought to justice in November who have received substantial jail sentences at crown court.

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

PROLIFIC arsonist Anthony Theodosius set fire to hay bales at a farm.

The 28-year-old has previous for starting blazes and also breached a Criminal Behaviour Order intended to stop him carrying lighters in public.

He was handed a 12 month prison term after admitting starting the latest fire at Wick Farm in Colchester.

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

PERVERT Nicholas Fisk was jailed for two years after officers found depraved indecent images and videos of children on his phone.

The material was so disgusting an experienced officer described it as some of the worse they had ever seen.

Fisk, from Colchester, had stockpiled material featuring children as young as ten years old.

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

PAEDOPHILE Adam Hudson, 35, admitted three counts of sexually touching a child.

The pervert, of Pondfield Road, Colchester, was told there was no excuse for what he did by a judge when he was sentenced to five years in jail at Chelmsford Crown Court.

He wept in the dock during the case and was told he would be made subject to a Sexual Harm Prevention Order.

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

BURGLAR Daniel Cornell raided two homes in Colchester while the occupants were on holiday.

The 43-year-old, of Alexandra Street, Colchester, grabbed jewellery, gift cards and cash after smashing his way into houses.

He was jailed for a total of three-and-a-half years.

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TWO men and a teenager were handed more than 70 years in jail after a three-on-one knife attack.

Donald Adu, 25, Calvin Armstrong, 22, and Ermias Yohannes, 16, repeatedly stabbed the victim after mistakenly thinking he had robbed one of their drug dealing associates.

The adults were given 26 years in jail apiece while Yohannes was given 19 years because he is a child but was deemed a serious risk to the public.

There will be 14 years in custody and at least a five year extended license period.

The media had been banned from reporting his name before a successful challenge by The Gazette.

Clacton and Frinton Gazette:

Rapist Rhys Street, 28, attacked a vulnerable woman he pretended he was looking after.

He was found guilty of rape, sexual assault and two counts of assault by penetration and jailed for eight years.

Street, of Rembrandt Way, Colchester, was called "nauseating" by the judge.