A SICK child sex fantasist, a disgusting pervert, a tax fraudster, and a dangerous drug driver were among those sent to prison last month.

Martin Latimer packed sex toys, chocolate, and a girl’s underwear after seeking to arrange sex with a 13-year-old girl.

The 36-year-old, of Connaught Road, Hove, booked a hotel room in Pitsea, believing he had been chatting to a girl online, and sent sexual videos of himself.

He pleaded guilty to facilitating and arranging a child sex offence, causing a child to watch a sexual act and engaging a child in sexual chat, and was jailed for three years.

Steeve Frivolle meanwhile was jailed for 18 months after he used cameras to spy on women in staff toilets at the Thomas Bennett Community College in Crawley.

The 51-year-old cleaner, of Pound Hill Parade, Crawley, wanted to look at “beautiful women” and had stored more than 67,000 images on his computer.

The Argus:

Judge Mark Van Der Zwart described his behaviour as “disgusting” and said Frivolle had abused his position of trust.

>> Paedophile travelled with sex toys, chocolate and children's underwear

>> 'Disgusting' pervert used camera to spy on women on the loo

Tax fraudster Geoffrey Hayes was part of a £120 million VAT swindle.

The 41-year-old of Denmark Villas, Hove, was jailed for three years for being part of a gang that sold illicit alcohol.

Confiscation proceedings to claw back the money are under way.

Prolific burglar Muhhammed Ahmed was jailed for a spate of break ins at businesses in Hove.

The Argus:

The 35-year-old, of Ingram Crescent West, Hove, took cash, alcohol, electronic devices from the businesses. He was jailed for one year at Brighton Magistrates’ Court.

Dangerous driver Louis Brown sped off from police while high on a cocktail of drugs.

Video footage showed the 28-year-old of Lavington Close, Crawley, reaching speeds of 70mph in a 30mph zone as he tried to get away.

Read more on The Argus: Dangerous drug driver led police on two high speed chases

One officer said it was the worst driving he had seen in 12 years of policing. Brown was jailed for two years and eight months.

Stephen Johnson appeared in court for drug dealing after police found him stuffing wraps of cocaine and heroin into his trousers in Brighton.

The 35-year-old, of The Glade, Croydon, was jailed for three years after admitting possessing the class A drugs with intent to supply.

Thug Joshua Alcock was jailed for his drunken attacks on MK Dons Football Club staff at a hotel in East Grinstead.

The Argus:

The 27-year-old, of Greenside, Crawley Down, spouted racist abuse, and admitted inflicting grievous bodily harm on fitness coach Matthew Willmott. He was jailed for 16 months.

Finally prolific criminal Scott Solway was jailed for burgling an elderly woman’s home and using a bank card to spend on alcohol and tobacco.

The 37-year-old, of no fixed address, appeared at Lewes Crown Court where he was jailed for three years.

Have you been affected by crime in Sussex? Share your story. Email: aidan.barlow@theargus.co.uk or call 01273 021383.