Published: 12:00, 11 October 2017 |
Updated: 16:24, 11 October 2017
A businesswoman who threw dog poo at her estranged husband after suspecting he had cheated on her with prostitutes has been ordered to carry out 150 hours unpaid work.
Deborah Addams, 56, who runs a holiday letting company, was convicted of a campaign of harassment against builder Geoffrey Mylcrist.
It included sending a naked photo of him to one of his employees, bombarding him with hundreds of texts and breaching a court restraining order imposed following a previous conviction of harassing him.
Mrs Addams, of Kemp Road, Whitstable, denied harassment, assault, disclosing a sexual photograph and breaching a restraining order, but was convicted of all charges at an earlier trial and the case adjourned for reports.
Today she was sentenced at Folkestone magistrates court to a one year community order, including the unpaid work, and ordered to pay £850 prosecution costs.
In two months alone she sent him 1,500 texts, questioning him about his “perverted” behaviour.
She also sent an “aroused” naked photograph of Mr Mylchrist to one of his employees at his offices in Tankerton Road, Tankerton.
Addams told the court she had found the picture on his laptop within a folder she claimed contained images of 200 prostitutes he had slept with.
Addams is likely to carry out her unpaid work in a charity shop. Miss Addams is likely to be working in a local charity shop. For the last four years she has been a volunteer at Crisis at Christmas.
Speaking afterwards, she said: "I never did deny any of it. I wanted people to know what he had done. His actions have wrecked lives.
"I’m relieved that I’ve now become disassociated with him and that I've put it all behind me now."
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