Four criminals are behind bars this month after appearing before the crown court in the last three weeks.

They were all sentenced at Truro Crown Court, over a range of offences in Cornwall.

Andrew Haile

Falmouth Packet:

Homeless man Haile, who slept in a tent in Penzance, was sentenced to 21 months in prison after being guilty of possession of a knife and making threats.

The court heard that 40-year-old Hayle threatened people in the town first on December 4 last year and then again on March 26 this year, which put him in breach of an earlier conditional discharge for a separate offence.

As a result he was jailed on Friday, September 25.

Kyle Delmonico

Falmouth Packet:

The 28 -year-old was sentenced to 16 months in prison on Friday, September 25 after being guilty of grievous bodily harm.

He was listed as being of no fixed abode, but has previously given the address of the FreshStart centre in St Austell.

The court heard that Delmonico's victim had been left with permanent brain damage as the result of the attack in St Austell on July 20 this year.

Craig Cooper

Falmouth Packet:

Cooper, of Enys Road, Camborne has begun a two-year prison sentence after pleaded guilty to three charges of possessing indecent images of children and the possession of extreme pornography.

The court heard that police found the 44-year-old had more than 400,000 images on his computer.

He was sentenced at Truro Crown Court on Tuesday, September 29.

Craig Smith

Falmouth Packet:

The 37-year-old from St Germans Road, Callington, was in court for offences including actual bodily harm against his former partner, criminal damage and possession of cannabis.

He was was sentenced to 12 months in prison on Friday, October 2, having previously pleaded guilty to the charges.