Nightmare neighbour Caroline Cartwright who was
given a sex Asbo to prevent noisy sessions has been arrested after
failing to keep the lid on her lovemaking.
Mrs Cartwright avoided jail in January when a judge at
Newcastle Crown Court handed her a suspended prison sentence after she
was caught breaching a four-year Asbo which bans her from having loud
Cartwright and wife Caroline leave Newcastle Crown Court Photo: PA
But two months after her court case Caroline,
of Hall Road, Washington, is said to be at it again and has been
arrested by police and hauled before magistrates.
he 49-year-old has now been thrown back into a bail hostel to
keep her and husband Steve apart while the courts decide what to do
Caroline had spent eight months in
the hostel in Sunderland and was allowed back home after her Crown Court
appearance at the beginning of the year.
She has moved her bed into the dining room downstairs so the
pair could continue their romps in an attempt not to disturb the
But their lovemaking has got them
into hot water again and police received a complaint that her morning
wails and whines were said to be heard at 10.15am
"This is just ridiculous. It was just for 10 minutes at around
10.15am on a Sunday morning," said Mrs Cartwright . "You couldn't hear
that much because the bed is downstairs in the dining room and not in
"The police came on Monday night to
arrest me and lock me up. I spent the night in the cells and appeared
at Houghton-le Spring Magistrates' Court on Tuesday.
"They said they believed I had breached the Asbo again because
two neighbours said they heard us. It was only 10 minutes, not like the
two hour sessions we used to have.
back in the hostel where I was before. I call it my holiday home. I'm
not allowed back at my house until this is sorted out."
For almost four years neighbours have been angry at the goings
on at the Cartwright household.
marathon sex sessions were driving neighbours mad with their moans,
groans and bed-banging.
The accusations caused
magistrates last year to lock Caroline behind bars after she broke the
four-year ban that prevented her from making excessive noise anywhere in
England and Wales.
But after 10 days she
was then sent to the bail hostel while she waited for her trial, and was
told she couldn't return home to Steve, 48.
In January she pleaded guilty to three breaches of the Asbo and
was jailed for eight weeks, suspended for 12 months, with 12 months
But Caroline is now back in the
same hostel as before and on bail until her committal hearing on May 13.
She added: "This is causing stress on our marriage. We aren't
doing it as much as we used to because it's not exactly relaxing knowing
that everyone is listening for you to make a noise. We aren't even
sleeping together every night because I have been in a hostel for so
long that I've got used to sleeping alone."