39-year-old Jamie Mobley has been sent to prison for a period of 15 months following a crash in Upper Ventnor back in November.
Mobley, of no fixed abode, was driving a stolen VW Golf along Newport Road on the evening of 22nd November when he crashed into 2 parked cars, leaving a scene of carnage.
The known criminal was charged with and admitted to aggravated vehicle taking, dangerous driving, driving without insurance and criminal damage when he appeared before Magistrates. He was remanded in custody over the Christmas period and appeared before the Isle of Wight Crown Court on Friday.
As well as being sent to prison for 15 months, Mobley has been banned from driving for 2 years and must pay a £149 victim surcharge.