Doncaster man jailed for possession of taser-style weapon

Oliver Corney was sentenced to 34 months in prison
Oliver Corney was sentenced to 34 months in prison

A man from Doncaster has been jailed after admitting being in possession of a taser-style weapon. 

Oliver Corney, of Garden Street, Mexborough pleaded guilty to possession of a stun fun and laser, as well as harassment and assault.

The 28-year-old was sentenced to 34 months imprisonment at Sheffield Crown Court on Wednesday September 12.

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Investigations Officer Amy Fourlis said: “I am pleased that Corney has been jailed for his vicious behaviour.

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“In March this year, not only did he assault his victim, he also threatened her with a stun gun and said that he would shatter her jaw.

“He continued to harass and threaten her, putting her through a terrible ordeal and causing significant distress.

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“Violent and threatening behaviour in any form will not be tolerated and as this case shows, you will be put before the courts and you will face jail.”