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Father Sentenced for Anger at Child Snatchers

November 25, 2010 permalink

Father Jamie Lee Gubbins has been sentenced 18 months supervision and other punishments for showing anger to the Welsh social workers who took his children. Social workers expect a father to thank them for removing his children.



Man threatened to kill social worker

A LLANDRINDOD Wells man who threatened to kill a social worker and burn his office to the ground has been given an 18-month community order by magistrates.

Jamie Lee Gubbins, of Troedyrhiw, Llandrindod Wells, pleaded guilty to using threatening behaviour and harrassment towards a social worker, and failing to surrender to custody in Brecon.

On Wednesday, November 24, Llandrindod Magistrates’ Court heard how Gubbins, 23, had been shouting at the top of his voice, foaming at the mouth when addressing the social worker.

Prosecuting, Kevin Challinor told the court that on July 26, Gubbins had visited the social worker’s offices and is alleged to have threatened to kill the man and burn the building to the ground.

Gubbins is alleged to have encouraged the man to call the police and said he would kill officers as well if they arrived.

Mitigating, Owain Jones said that Gubbins’ children had been taken away from him and “bad feeling had been running high”, causing him to visit the social worker’s offices.

“He is a man of previous good character and it is unusual for him to act aggressively,” Mr Jones added.

Magistrates sentenced Gubbins to 80 hours of unpaid work with a supervision order. He was also ordered to pay £54 costs.

Source: County Times (Mid Wales)