Man sentenced for racially aggravated threats and kicking a police officer in Hailsham incident

A man has been sentenced for racially aggravated threats, lashing out at a police officer and drink driving according to a court document

Tuesday, 26th March 2019, 1:27 pm
Updated Tuesday, 26th March 2019, 1:31 pm
Court news. NNL-170515-160043001

Christopher Rickards, 36, of Thornton Place, Horley, pleaded guilty to racially aggravated threatening behaviour, 
The offence took place at Hailsham on November 17.

He also indicated a plea of guilty to assaulting a police officer by kicking him at Hailsham and to driving a Ford Focus on Woodacres Way, Hailsham, on the same date according to the document.

Rickards pleaded guilty to driving with no insurance or MOT.

He was fined £400. The court made a community order with a requirement of 180 hours of unpaid work and banned from driving for 25 months. 
He was ordered to pay £75 in compensation.