Man sentenced to 14 weeks in prison for breaching restraining order

A 24-year-old man has been sentenced to 14 weeks in prison after breaching his restraining order on two separate occasions.

Trevy Turner of Kent Road, was arrested by officers from Sheffield Central and North West Neighbourhood Teams as part of Operation Sidewinder last week.

Trevy Turner

The operation is a high visibility operation, which sees officers patrolling through key parts of the city along with a drugs dog.

Turner broke his restraining order in March and April of this year and appeared in Sheffield Magistrates Court on Monday 29 April.

He was sentenced to 14 weeks in prison as well as being order to pay the victim £115.

Speaking of Operation Sidewinder, PC Neil Wickstone, from the Neighbourhood Team said: “Operation Sidewinder is first and foremost a drugs operation, but in cases such as this, it shows itself to be a vital tool in other ways, including the prevention of violent crime.”

“We will be running more operations like this in the future,” PC Wickstone added.

South Yorkshire did not comment on how Turner had breached his restraining order.