A hoodlum who beat up his former headmaster after harbouring a 20-year grudge towards him over his college days was again behind bars for drug dealing at this time.
Jermaine Bullen, 37, was locked up indefinitely for public safety in 2010 after setting about Kieran Heakin in an Indian restaurant. He served 4 years earlier than being freed on parole.
Final October father of 1 Bullen was arrested after police raided his dwelling in Rochdale, Better Manchester and located he was utilizing it as a base to deal hashish.
Jermaine Bullen (pictured), a thug who beat up his outdated headteacher in 2010, is again behind bars after Better Manchester Police raided his dwelling in Rochdale and located 1.5kg of hashish
Bullen was jailed for 12 months after admitting possession of hashish with intent to produce
Officers recovered 1.5kg of the drug value £3,090 plus snap baggage, digital scales and money.
At Minshull Avenue Crown Court docket, Manchester, Bullen was despatched again to jail for 12 months after he admitted possessing hashish with intent to produce.
He had earned nationwide notoriety after attacking Mr Heakin, then 58, throughout an evening out in Rochdale after telling him: ‘You used to beat me up after I was six years outdated and I’ve waited all these years to fulfill up with you once more.’
In the course of the assault, which befell in an Indian restaurant, Bullen punched Mr Heakin constantly till he fell to the ground, when he then started kicking him within the head.
The sufferer who was headmaster at a main college in Burnley was left needing facial reconstruction surgical procedure, had 4 metallic plates fitted and was left completely deaf in a single ear, with no sense of scent and style.
Bullen who admitted inflicting grievous bodily hurt later claimed he had been the topic of corporal punishment on the age of six however gave no additional particulars.
Kieran Heakin, who has since forgiven his attacker, was left needing facial reconstruction surgical procedure and is deaf in a single ear with no sense of style or scent after the assault by Bullen in 2010
Bullen (pictured), who has a 15-year-old son, instructed the courtroom he massively regretted his actions
Religious Christian Mr Heakin determined to forgive his former pupil.
The newest offences occurred after Bullen rekindled a relationship with a former girlfriend. Susan Hargreaves prosecuting stated: ‘Officers executed a search on the defendant’s dwelling at 6.30am.
‘On arrival, they discovered a big amount of hashish within the rear bed room, and Bullen was arrested. He then provided to indicate the place the hashish was saved.
‘Officers discovered additional baggage, numerous which contained hashish. A lot of ‘snack baggage’ had been discovered on the web site, in addition to a set of electrical scales and two cellphones.
‘Police additionally discovered a considerable amount of money, and within the kitchen, they discovered a transparent meals bag with hashish inside it.
‘Bullen was interviewed on the identical day however declined to reply questions. He was on indefinite license earlier than he was arrested.’
In mitigation defence lawyer Anna Chestnut stated: ‘That is his first brush with criminality since 2014.
‘The probation service was planning to droop his supervision on licence earlier than he was arrested. He had been working full time as a labourer after which at a demolition firm.
‘However in December 2019, Mr Bullen ran into a lady who he as soon as had an on and off relationship with and he or she stated she was pregnant along with his little one.
‘She was in debt, and he needed to assist. He was working on the time, however because of the pandemic, his work dried up and he was on common credit score.
‘Having made a promise to this lady, he foolishly turned to drug dealing.
‘He was promoting primarily to his buddies however was additionally utilizing it himself. He massively regrets his actions. Mr Bullen has a 15-year-old son.
‘He had promised him he wouldn’t return to jail, and he now feels he has let his son down as soon as once more.’
Sentencing Bullen Decide Bernadette Baxter instructed him: ‘You’re no stranger to those courts and your principal motivation on this enterprise was to earn money. You need to face the results.’