FROM drug dealers to an 'unprovoked assault', here are some of the criminals who were jailed this week:


A MAN has been jailed after attempting to burgle six homes.

Robert O’Brien, 36, of no fixed abode, was found guilty of six counts of attempted burglary by a jury at Reading Crown Court on Monday, November 13.

Read more here: Man attempted to break in to six Slough homes

Between midnight and 10am on June 28, O’Brien attempted to enter six different properties in Adephi Gardens, Shaggy Calf Lane, Bradley Road, Finefield Walk and Duke Place, Slough.

At each of the properties, he tried to open the front door but was unsuccessful on each try.


A 33-YEAR-OLD drug dealer has been jailed after police found him in possession of a large quantity of drugs and an offensive weapon.

Ionut Budar, 33, of no fixed abode pleaded guilty to supplying crack cocaine and heroin after police found him exchanging drugs on Katesgrove Lane on July 25 2023.

Read more here: Ionut Budar: Man, 33, jailed after drug deals on Katesgrove Lane

When he was searched, the offender was found with 44 wraps of class-A drugs and a knuckle-duster.


A TEENAGER has been jailed after stabbing a man in the face with a machete.

Dry Hayden, 19, stabbed Anthony Gransden, a man in his thirties, near a bus shelter outside Radius Court in Bracknell on August 9, seemingly unprovoked.

Read more here: Teen JAILED for stabbing man in the face in Bracknell

Mr Gransden, who had known Hayden for about a year, had been talking to two other unnamed people about being provided pregabalin, a prescription medication for anxiety and epilepsy, when Hayden approached and ‘swung’ for the mans face.


AN army maintenance engineer has been jailed after hitting his daughter with a pot and a knife sharpener in Slough.

Sorin Butean was sentenced at Reading Crown Court on Tuesday (November 14) for two counts of assault occasioning actual bodily harm to his daughter and his former partner.

Read more here: Slough army engineer jailed for assault on daughter

He attacked the pair on October 19 last year after getting in an argument with them at the dinner table.

Judge Joanna Matson jailed him for 18 months, quoting the daughter who described the incident as a ‘vicious assault’.


A DRUG dealer has been jailed after being caught with cannabis, cocaine and £3,000 in cash.

Tajal Campbell, of St George’s Road, Reading, was sentenced at Reading Crown Court on Friday (November 9) to four years and 10 months imprisonment.

Read more here: Reading drug dealer imprisoned for almost five years

The 20-year-old pleaded guilty to one count each of possession with intent to supply class A drugs – namely cocaine, being concerned in the supply of heroin, being concerned in the supply of cocaine, and two counts of being concerned in the supply of class B drugs – namely cannabis.