David Alderson murder: Man jailed for 28 years – BBC News

Posted May 22nd, 2015 in burglary, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man has been jailed for 28 years for murdering a “naive pensioner” whom he lured to a disused quarry.’
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BBC News, 21st May 2015

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Burglars who blew up cash machines and stole £80,000 are jailed – BBC News

Posted May 1st, 2015 in burglary, conspiracy, explosives, news, sentencing by tracey

‘Two men who blew up cash machines at two south Wales banks, stealing more than £80,000, have been jailed. Russell Luke Bennett, 21 and Benjamin Brian Barrett, 30, from Bristol, pleaded guilty to conspiring to cause an explosion likely to endanger life and burglary at Cardiff Crown Court. They caused explosions at two Barclays Bank cash machines – one in Treforest, Pontypridd, and another in Bridgend. Barrett was jailed for eight-and-a-half years and Bennett seven-and-a-half.’

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BBC News, 30th April 2015

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Regina v Bryon – WLR Daily

Posted April 30th, 2015 in appeals, burglary, crime, DNA, evidence, law reports by sally

Regina v Bryon [2015] WLR (D) 180

‘While DNA evidence taken from a moveable object was on its own insufficient for a prosecution case to go to a jury, DNA evidence combined with admissible evidence of a previous conviction for a similar offence was a sufficient basis.’

WLR Daily, 22nd April 2015

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Family of burglar who fell through roof face £250k bill for trying to sue council – Daily Telegraph

‘Judge rules in Staffordshire council’s favour after Thomas Buckett suffered 10 skull fractures and spent two weeks in a coma.’

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Daily Telegraph, 14th April 2015

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Leighann Duffy murder: Lloyd Byfield jailed for life – BBC News

Posted April 13th, 2015 in assault, burglary, deportation, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A drug dealer who murdered a woman in front of a six-year-old girl has been jailed for life.’

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BBC News, 10th April 2015

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Jail for thief who tried to sell secret nuclear submarine documents – The Guardian

Posted March 26th, 2015 in burglary, confidentiality, documents, intelligence services, news, sentencing, theft by sally

‘A factory worker who stole restricted documents about British nuclear submarines and tried to sell them to an eastern European government has been jailed for four and a half years.’

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The Guardian, 25th March 2015

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Career criminal jailed after being tracked down by teenager using a mobile phone app – Daily Telegraph

‘Grant Alam, 24, is starting 10-and-a-half years behind bars after he terrorising a company director and his family with iron bars and a hammer.’

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Daily Telegraph, 10th March 2015

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Four burglars jailed for ‘savage’ attack on university professor – The Guardian

Posted February 2nd, 2015 in assault, burglary, grievous bodily harm, news, sentencing by sally

‘Four burglars who took part in a raid which left a university professor “savagely” beaten have been jailed.’

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The Guardian, 30th January 2015

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Burglar on Ministry of Justice trial jailed after his crime spree is mapped out by a GPS tag – Daily Telegraph

Posted December 16th, 2014 in burglary, electronic monitoring, evidence, news, recidivists by tracey

‘One of the first criminals in Britain to be fitted with an advanced type of electronic tag which tracked his every move committed seven burglaries within weeks of being released from jail.’

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Daily Telegraph, 15th December 2014

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Man who beat three sisters with a hammer in London hotel gets life – The Guardian

Posted November 18th, 2014 in attempts, burglary, conspiracy, murder, news, sentencing, violent offenders by sally

‘A man who beat three sisters in a “vicious and merciless” hammer attack as they slept with their young children in a luxury hotel has been jailed for life.’

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The Guardian, 17th November 2014

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Man found guilty of attempted murder over London hammer attack – The Guardian

Posted October 22nd, 2014 in attempts, burglary, conspiracy, murder, news, sentencing, violence by sally

‘A man who savagely beat three sisters in a “sustained and vicious” hammer attack as they slept with their young children in a luxury London hotel has been found guilty of attempted murder.’

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The Guardian, 21st October 2014

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Grayling: ‘real plan’ on human rights imminent – Law Society’s Gazette

‘Justice secretary Chris Grayling today promised a “real plan” to shake up human rights law, prompting speculation that prime minister David Cameron will fill in the details in his speech to the Conservative party conference tomorrow.’

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Law Society’s Gazette, 30th September 2014

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Essex and Suffolk school laptop thefts: Trio to pay £1 – BBC News

Posted September 23rd, 2014 in burglary, conspiracy, news, proceeds of crime by sally

‘Three men who stole over 250 laptops and caused damage worth £200,000 at schools across Essex and Suffolk have been ordered to pay back just £1 each.’

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BBC News, 23rd September 2014

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Epileptic teenager died in police custody after officers failed to notice seizures on CCTV, report finds – The Independent

‘A young father died after police failed to notice him having three epileptic seizures in custody, it has emerged.

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The Independent, 8th August 2014

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Burglars face tougher punishments if children are in raided house – Daily Telegraph

Posted May 16th, 2014 in burglary, children, news, sentencing, victims by sally

‘Damian Green, the justice minister, says courts should take account of new statements by children and young people setting out how burglary affects them.’

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Daily Telegraph, 15th May 2014

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Coventry woman jailed for attack on 80-year-old man – BBC News

Posted May 12th, 2014 in assault, burglary, elderly, news, sentencing, video recordings by sally

‘A woman who carried out a “sickening” unprovoked attack on a pensioner has been jailed for three-and-a-half years.’

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BBC News, 9th May 2014

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Sharif Demirsay murder: Three teens given life sentences – BBC News

Posted April 14th, 2014 in burglary, intimidation, murder, news, sentencing, witnesses, young offenders by sally

‘Three teenagers have been given life sentences for murdering a grandfather in a gold and cash raid.’

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BBC News, 11th April 2014

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Sharif Demirsay murder: Court scuffle after raid teens convicted – BBC News

Posted April 11th, 2014 in burglary, murder, news, young offenders by sally

‘Scuffles broke out inside a court after three teenagers were found guilty of murdering a grandfather in a raid for gold and cash at his bungalow.’

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BBC News, 10th April 2014

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KFC robbery gang jailed after being arrested on restaurant roof – The Independent

Posted April 4th, 2014 in burglary, news, sentencing by sally

‘A gang of robbers were jailed after they were arrested on the roof of a KFC restaurant they had attempted to raid.’

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The Independent, 3rd April 2014

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‘Chorley’s Angels’ gang leader who exploited elderly men with offers of sexual favours is jailed – Daily Telegraph

Posted March 4th, 2014 in ASBOs, burglary, conspiracy, elderly, gangs, news, sentencing, theft by sally

‘Rebecca Reeves, 34, was the head of a group of five women who targeted the elderly in the Lancashire town of Chorley.’

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Daily Telegraph, 4th March 2014

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