In this photo gallery are the faces of some of the worst offenders who have helped or tried to bring misery to the streets of north and west Cumbria.

They are all now behind bars after police investigated their crimes and the courts gave them jail sentences of usually a minimum two years.

Cumbrian detectives often issue a warning to anyone thinking of picking up the mantle, highlighting the lengthy spells in prison for anyone convicted of committing a serious offence.

You can read the stories about their crimes by searching this site for their names.