Man fined £300 for swallowing goldfish in Neknominate prank – The Guardian

Posted April 23rd, 2014 in animal cruelty, fines, guilty pleas, internet, news by sally

‘A man who swallowed a live goldfish as part of a Neknominate challenge has been fined £300.’

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The Guardian, 22nd April 2014

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West Midlands Police officers jailed for Oldbury house theft – BBC News

Posted March 27th, 2014 in guilty pleas, news, police, sentencing, theft by tracey

‘Two police officers who stole cash and cigarettes from a house have been jailed after being caught in a sting operation by their own force.’

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BBC News, 27th March 2014

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‘You’ve suffered enough,’ judge tells mercy killer – Daily Telegraph

Posted March 21st, 2014 in attempts, euthanasia, guilty pleas, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man avoids jail after confessing to a psychiatrist that he smothered his mother as she was dying of lung cancer in a Dorset hospital.’

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Daily Telegraph, 20th March 2014

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Norfolk former headmaster admits sex abuse of eight boys – BBC News

Posted March 7th, 2014 in child abuse, guilty pleas, news, sexual offences, teachers by tracey

‘The headmaster of a former Norfolk boarding school has been warned he could face a life sentence after admitting sex offences.’

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BBC News, 7th March 2014

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Aaron De Silva guilty of Joseph Griffiths murder – BBC News

‘A prolific burglar has been convicted of murdering a grandfather whom he stabbed to death in his London home.’

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BBC News, 25th February 2014

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Woman who cancelled brother’s wedding jailed for eight weeks – The Guardian

Posted February 12th, 2014 in guilty pleas, harassment, impersonation, news, sentencing by sally

‘A woman who cancelled her brother’s wedding in what a court heard was like an EastEnders plotline has been jailed for eight weeks.’

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The Guardian, 11th February 2014

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Prince Harry death plot criminal jailed for three years – Daily Telegraph

Posted February 11th, 2014 in attempts, guilty pleas, murder, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A convicted criminal who plotted to kill Prince Harry has been jailed for three years. Ashraf Islam, 31, said he had a ”moral right to judge” the royal because he disagreed with the work of the British Armed Forces, of which Prince Harry is a member.’

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Daily Telegraph, 10th February 2014

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‘Chilling’ Prestwich sex attacker is jailed – BBC News

Posted February 4th, 2014 in assault, DNA, guilty pleas, news, robbery, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

‘A man who tried to rape a woman in a “chilling” attack while she was on the phone to police has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 3rd February 2014

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Baby dies of rickets from vegetarian mother – Daily Telegraph

Posted January 28th, 2014 in child cruelty, Christianity, food, guilty pleas, health, homicide, news by sally

‘Couple told they could face jail after admitting manslaughter of their son Ndingeko, who died from rickets after his parents insisted on strict eating regime as part of their religion.’

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Daily Telegraph, 27th January 2014

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Cannabis user who murdered his grandmother jailed for 24 years – The Guardian

Posted December 19th, 2013 in children, drug abuse, families, guilty pleas, murder, news, offensive weapons, sentencing by tracey

‘A man who murdered his 84-year-old grandmother by stabbing her 50 times in her bed and then attempted to kill a nine-year-old boy has been told he must serve minimum of 24 years in prison.’

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The Guardian, 18th December 2013

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Borough claims first after salon owner pleads guilty over sunbed test purchase – Local Government Lawyer

Posted December 10th, 2013 in consumer protection, guilty pleas, local government, news by tracey

‘A London borough is thought to have brought the first successful prosecution of a salon owner under the Sunbeds (Regulation) Act 2010 following the failure of a test purchase.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 9th December 2013

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Battered wife Sally Stickland ran over husband with car – BBC News

‘A woman who ran over her husband after suffering years of domestic violence has been given a suspended prison term.’

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BBC News, 9th December 2013

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Aristocrat faces jail for years of drunken attacks on his wife – Daily Telegraph

Posted December 10th, 2013 in divorce, domestic violence, guilty pleas, news by tracey

‘Aristocrat from one of Britain’s most distinguished families is facing jail after he admitted beating his wife during 22 years of marriage.’

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Daily Telegraph, 9th December 2013

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Security guard spared jail over Jon Venables tweet – Daily Telegraph

Posted November 28th, 2013 in anonymity, costs, guilty pleas, injunctions, internet, news, sentencing, suspended sentences by tracey

‘A security guard who tweeted images purporting to be of Jon Venables as an adult has avoided jail after a court heard he was close to James Bulger’s family.’

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Daily Telegraph, 27th November 2013

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Lostprophets’ Ian Watkins guilty of child sex offences – BBC News

‘Ian Watkins, singer of Welsh rock band Lostprophets, has pleaded guilty to a series of “depraved” child sex offences including attempted rape of a baby.’

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BBC News, 26th November 2013

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Water sports firm pleads guilty to Mari-Simon Cronje death charge – BBC News

Posted November 22nd, 2013 in corporate manslaughter, guilty pleas, health & safety, news, sport by tracey

‘A water sports centre has pleaded guilty to corporate manslaughter after an 11-year-old girl died after falling from an inflatable banana boat ride.’

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BBC News, 22nd November 2013

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Mother Natasha Sultan spared jail for killing her baby – Daily Telegraph

Posted November 12th, 2013 in guilty pleas, infanticide, mental health, news, sentencing, supervision orders by tracey

“A mother who admitted killing her baby daughter while she was ‘in a maelstrom of fatigue and mental disorder’ caused by postnatal depression has been spared jail.”

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Daily Telegraph, 12th November 2013

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Baby death: Natasha Sultan to be sentenced for killing daughter – BBC News

Posted November 12th, 2013 in guilty pleas, infanticide, mental health, news by tracey

“A mother who had post-natal depression when she killed her baby daughter in a ‘sudden explosion of violence’ is to be sentenced later.”

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BBC News, 12th November 2013

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Vengeful polo trainer jailed after setting fire to love rival’s car – Daily Telegraph

Posted November 12th, 2013 in arson, guilty pleas, news, sentencing by tracey

“A vengeful husband who set fire to a polo-playing love rival’s car who had started dating his wife has been jailed for more than three years.”

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Daily Telegraph, 12th November 2013

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Anything Goes? – Criminal Law and Justice Weekly

Posted November 4th, 2013 in enforcement notices, guilty pleas, judicial review, magistrates, news, planning by sally

“Has Rahmdezfouli stemmed the march against formalism, asks Dan Bunting.”

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Criminal Law and Justice Weekly, 2nd November 2013

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