A man brandishing a wooden pole in Ramsey has been jailed.

James Caulfield was arrested on June 16, 2023, after Cambridgeshire Police received reports of him wielding a pole and shouting abuse in Great Whyte.

Caulfield, 39, of High Street, Ramsey, was arrested again on July 2, 2023, after he was found in possession of a four-inch craft knife, also in Great Whyte.

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At Peterborough Magistrates Court on Friday (9 February), Caulfield, was sentenced to 40 weeks in prison after pleading guilty to possession of an offensive weapon in a public place and possession of a knife in a public place and activating a suspended sentence.

PC Simon Taylor said: “Caulfield is a prolific criminal who has caused misery within the local community with his unpredictable behaviour.

“This sentence demonstrates the severity of his offending and I hope residents and businesses in Ramsey can feel safe with him now behind bars.”