‘Globe-trotting granny’ angler netted £45k in benefit claims – Daily Telegraph

Posted June 23rd, 2015 in benefits, fraud, news, sentencing, social security, suspended sentences by tracey

‘Benefit cheat Heather Rimmer, 61 flew to exotic oceans to reel in the giant fish while claiming she was too ill to work.’

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Daily Telegraph, 23rd June 2015

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Mother jailed for sheltering nursery school teacher’s murderer – Daily Telegraph

‘Fiona Cullum sobs in the courtroom as her suspended sentence for perverting the course of justice is declared ‘unduly lenient’.’

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Daily Telegraph, 11th June 2015

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Heathfield man who mixed explosives in coffee grinder sentenced – BBC News

Posted June 8th, 2015 in disqualification, explosives, news, sentencing, suspended sentences by sally

‘A man who had so many homemade fireworks he could have blown up his house has been given a suspended sentence.’

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BBC News, 5th June 2015

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Leaders of Wrexham drugs gang each jailed for 10 years – BBC News

Posted June 5th, 2015 in drug trafficking, news, sentencing, suspended sentences by tracey

‘Two men have each received 10-year jail terms for leading a gang supplying cocaine worth tens of thousands of pounds into the Wrexham area.’

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BBC News, 4th June 2015

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Woman who had sex with 14-year-old boy is jailed – The Guardian

‘The wife of an army corporal has been sent to prison for three years for having sex with a 14-year-old boy after a suspended sentence was ruled to be too lenient.’

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The Guardian, 3rd June 2015

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Sun reporter Anthony France sentenced over misconduct – BBC News

‘A Sun reporter has been given an 18-month suspended prison sentence after being found guilty of receiving tip-offs from an anti-terrorism officer.’

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BBC News, 29th May 2015

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Eric Joyce avoids jail after unprovoked attack on teenage boys – The Guardian

‘The former MP Eric Joyce has avoided jail after attacking two teenagers in an “unjustified and unprovoked” assault in a shop.’

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The Guardian, 27th May 2015

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Man found guilty in Southampton slavery case – The Guardian

‘A man has escaped a jail sentence despite being convicted for using “degrading, controlling and bullying” behaviour to force another man to work for him.’

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The Guardian, 16th May 2015

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Pensioner spared jail after stabbing wife, 77, through heart – Daily Telegraph

‘Anthony Mann, 78, kissed chronically-ill wife Jean and said ‘I love you’ after pressure of caring for her led to ‘impulse’ crime .’

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Daily Telegraph, 13th April 2015

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Father jailed for 10 years for manslaughter of 11-month-old son – The Guardian

‘The father convicted of the killing of his “smiley and cheerful” 11-month-old son has been jailed for 10 years.’

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The Guardian, 1st April 2015

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Dating site ban for ‘serial abuser’ Karl Crimmins – BBC News

‘A “serial abuser” who admitted unlawfully wounding a woman he met online has been banned from joining dating websites.’

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BBC News, 25th March 2015

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Abattoir boss fined £8,000 over horsemeat charges – The Guardian

Posted March 24th, 2015 in fines, food, forgery, news, sentencing, suspended sentences by sally

‘A slaughterhouse boss has become the first person to be sentenced in connection with the horsemeat scandal that rocked British supermarkets in 2013.’

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The Guardian, 23rd March 2015

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Man who groomed 15-year-old girl for sex given suspended sentence – The Guardian

Posted March 17th, 2015 in news, sexual grooming, suspended sentences by sally

‘A man has been spared jail after he groomed a “vulnerable” 15-year-old schoolgirl over Facebook.’

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The Guardian, 16th March 2015

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Gateshead TA cadet-beheading threats: Man given suspended jail sentence – BBC News

‘A man who threatened to “chop the heads off” two female cadets on Tyneside has been given a suspended jail sentence.’

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BBC News, 23rd February 2015

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Paramedic sentenced over Walsall Manor Hospital death – BBC News

‘A paramedic has been sentenced for failing in his duty after the death of a man who collapsed outside a hospital.’

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BBC News, 11th February 2015

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Music teacher avoids jail over extreme animal pornography and indecent images of children –

‘A music teacher has avoided being sent to prison after he pleaded guilty to possessing indecent images of children and extreme pornography involving animals.’

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The Independent, 4th February 2015

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Attorney general unable to review teacher-pupil sex sentence – The Guardian

‘A judge who gave a teacher a suspended sentence after suggesting he had been “groomed” by a pupil he was convicted of having sex with is to face an official investigation. Stuart Kerner, 44, was found guilty last month of two counts of sexual activity with a child by a person in a position of trust. But on Wednesday, he was given a suspended 18-month sentence by Joanna Greenberg QC, who said it was clear that his 16-year-old victim was obsessed with him.’

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The Guardian, 15th January 2015

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Judge criticised after claiming 16-year-old pupil groomed teacher – The Guardian

‘A judge is facing criticism after she handed down a suspended sentence to a teacher found guilty of having sex with a pupil and said the 16-year-old girl had “groomed” him.’

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The Guardian, 14th January 2015

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Sex teacher Stuart Kerner’s ‘unduly lenient’ sentence may be reviewed – BBC News

‘The Attorney General is to consider whether a suspended sentence handed to a religious studies teacher who had a sex with a pupil should be reviewed.’

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BBC News, 14th January 2015

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‘Fake cancer’ woman sentenced for defrauding donors – The Guardian

Posted January 12th, 2015 in cancer, fraud, news, sentencing, suspended sentences by sally

‘A young woman who defrauded friends and strangers out of thousands of pounds by claiming she had terminal cancer has avoided an immediate jail term.’

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The Guardian, 9th January 2015

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