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Man sentenced for arson offences - Diss

Date of alert:

Friday, 9 September 2022

Crime Ref:


Norfolk Constabulary

A man who set fire to three farms, resulting in approximately £750,000 worth of damage, has been sentenced to four years in prison.

Jordan Chenery, aged 23, of Oldwyk, Basildon, appeared before Norwich Magistrates’ Court on Thursday (8 September 2022) having previously pleaded not guilty to three counts of arson.

The charges relate to a number of incidents that occurred in 2019.

On Thursday 26 September 2019, Chenery set alight to a barn in Bressingham which destroyed the building and resulted in the death of 120 pigs. It also damaged a large number of hay bales and farm machinery.

The second incident, on Friday 27 September 2019, involved a large stack of hay bales being set alight in Kenninghall.

The third incident, also in Bressingham, saw Chenery set 400 tonnes of straw alight on Thursday 3 October 2019.

Man sentenced for arson offences - Diss

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