July 2016

Rapist jailed for 14-and-a-half years


A rapist has been jailed for 14-and-a-half years, after being found guilty following a week long trial.

Arthur John Bonner, 63, from Grimsby was convicted of four sexual offences at Salisbury Crown Court on Monday.

Two of them took place in the early 1970s, one in 1993 and the other in 2014.

The offences, which took place in Salisbury, were rape, buggery of a male under 16, indecent assault of a male, and sexual assault of a female.

Bonner was better known locally as ‘John’ Bonner