Knife in bra killer Katie Jenkins jailed for manslaughter – BBC News

Posted July 24th, 2014 in guilty pleas, homicide, news, sentencing by sally

‘A woman who stabbed a businessman in the neck in his car has been jailed for eight-and-a-half years.’

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BBC News, 24th July 2014

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Ex-NoW journalist Dan Evans gets suspended sentence over hacking – The Guardian

‘A former journalist at the News of the World who admitted listening to more than 1,000 hacked voicemail messages has been spared jail because of what the judge said was his “unique” role in giving the prosecution evidence in the trial of Andy Coulson, Rebekah Brooks and others.’

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The Guardian, 24th July 2014

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Ian Watkins loses bid to reduce sentence for child sex offences – The Guardian

Posted July 23rd, 2014 in appeals, child abuse, news, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

‘Ian Watkins, the former lead singer of the Lostprophets, has lost a bid to reduce his 35-year sentence for a string of sex offences against children, including the attempted rape of a baby.’

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The Guardian, 23rd July 2014

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Former Lostprophets singer Ian Watkins to contest 35-year sentence – The Guardian

Posted July 23rd, 2014 in appeals, child abuse, news, sentencing, sexual offences by michael

‘A panel of judges at Cardiff crown court will decide whether the convicted paedophile has grounds for appeal.’

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The Guardian, 23rd July 2014

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Criminals ‘escaping justice’ by being given cautions – Daily Telegraph

Posted July 22nd, 2014 in cautions, London, news, police, recidivists, sentencing, statistics by sally

‘Almost 30,000 criminals including rapists and burglars ”have escaped the justice system” in the London area by being handed a police caution, it has been revealed.’

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Daily Telegraph, 22nd July 2014

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Babysitter jailed for raping boy of three – BBC News

Posted July 18th, 2014 in child abuse, news, rape, sentencing by tracey

‘A 66-year-old man has been jailed for life for raping a three-year-old boy he was babysitting.’

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BBC News, 18th July 2014

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Former PC jailed for 18 months for offering story on colleague to tabloid – The Guardian

Posted July 18th, 2014 in misfeasance in public office, news, police, sentencing by tracey

‘A former police constable has been jailed for 18 months for offering to sell a salacious story about a “womanising and bullying” colleague to the Sun newspaper.’

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The Guardian, 17th July 2014

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Hairdresser Hollie Gazzard murder: Ex-boyfriend jailed for life – BBC News

Posted July 17th, 2014 in domestic violence, murder, news, police, professional conduct, sentencing by tracey

‘A man who stabbed his ex-girlfriend to death at the hairdressers where she worked has been jailed for life.’

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BBC News, 16th July 2014

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Concrete tomb murderer Sebastian Bendou sentenced – BBC News

Posted July 16th, 2014 in murder, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A man convicted of murdering his friend by bludgeoning him to death with a hammer and burying him in a concrete tomb has been jailed for life.’

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BBC News, 15th July 2014

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Lee Rigby killer Michael Adebowale allowed to appeal – BBC News

Posted July 16th, 2014 in appeals, armed forces, murder, news, sentencing by tracey

‘Michael Adebowale, who was given a 45-year prison sentence for the murder of soldier Lee Rigby, has been given permission to appeal against his sentence.’

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BBC News, 15th July 2014

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Hit man jailed for murdering gang boss and shooting accomplice – The Guardian

Posted July 15th, 2014 in attempts, firearms, gangs, murder, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A judge called for an end to a “medieval turf war” on the streets of London as he jailed a hit man for at least 38 years for murdering a gang boss and then shooting his accomplice.’

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The Guardian, 14th July 2014

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Farmer Michael Wilmot jailed over red diesel fraud in Lincolnshire – BBC News

Posted July 14th, 2014 in conspiracy, fraud, news, sentencing, tax evasion by sally

‘A farmer described as the leader of a gang that organised and ran a “sophisticated” fuel and VAT tax fraud has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 12th July 2014

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Ross Conlin sentenced to life for murdering baby daughter – BBC News

‘A man has been sentenced to life for murdering his four-month-old daughter.’

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BBC News, 11th July 2014

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Swansea Black Friday rapist Jagdip Brar jailed for 18 years – BBC News

Posted July 14th, 2014 in news, rape, sentencing by sally

‘A Swansea law student who beat and repeatedly raped a woman left stranded in the city centre on Black Friday has been jailed for 18 years.’

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BBC News, 11th July 2014

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Three men from Colne jailed for badger and cat cruelty – BBC News

Posted July 14th, 2014 in animal cruelty, news, sentencing by sally

‘Three men who set dogs on a badger and a cat have been jailed after video of the cruelty was discovered on one of their mobile phones.’

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BBC News, 12th July 2014

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Woman, 61, jailed for seven years after drink-drive death of cyclist – The Independent

Posted July 14th, 2014 in dangerous driving, drunk in charge, homicide, news, sentencing by sally

‘A woman who fatally struck a cyclist while driving under the influence has been jailed for seven years.’

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The Independent, 12th July 2014

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Rolf Harris’ sentence was both lenient and excessive – Halsbury’s Law Exchange

Posted July 10th, 2014 in child abuse, news, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

‘Last week, Rolf Harris was sentenced to five years nine months’ imprisonment for 12 indecent assaults committed against four female victims – including one aged just seven or eight. The sentencing remarks can be viewed here, and a summary of the case here. There are a number of other complainants who made allegations which were not, or have not (yet), been proceeded with.’

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Halsbury’s Law Exchange, 10th July 2014

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GP Andrew Johnson jailed for decades of sex abuse – BBC News

Posted July 10th, 2014 in doctors, news, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

‘A GP who sexually abused patients over more than 25 years is serving a lengthy jail sentence, it can now be reported.’

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BBC News, 9th July 2014

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700 new convictions for ‘historical sex abuse’ pushing up prison population – Daily Telegraph

Posted July 9th, 2014 in news, prisons, select committees, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

‘Chris Grayling, the Justice Secretary, says sex offenders found guilty of historical crimes are partly to blame for a 1,600 year-on-year rise in prison numbers.’

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Daily Telegraph, 9th July 2014

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Mark Sandland jailed for baby shaking manslaughter – BBC News

‘A man has been jailed for eight years for killing his five-week-old daughter after becoming frustrated by her screaming as he played a video game.’

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BBC News, 9th July 2014

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