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Man Sentenced To Remain In Someone Else’s Home

by | 19th, December 2007

lindsay-lohan2.jpgSHANE Sims has been convicted of two assaults. He has now breached a probation order and fitted with an electronic tag.

He should not move from his home. But it’s not his home he’s in. It’s the Bristol residence of Glenda and Robert Cole. Sims told the court he lived at the address.

“It’s a disgrace,” says Mrs Cole. “They’ve let a criminal come into our home and there is nothing we can do about it. Who needs to break into a house when the courts will do it for you?”

So Sims does not live at the address. But he has to remain in situ on pain of law. Says Glenda: “He’s taken over the whole place. He sprawls across the sofa and he’s always in the bathroom.” Says Local MP Roger Berry: “It’s scandalous.”

The Probation Service is looking into the matter.

And meanwhile a compromise of sorts has been reached as Sims and the Coles share the sofa, each sitting upright and offering half smiles to the Mirror’s cameraman…

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