Postman jailed for burying 30,000 letters in garden – Daily Telegraph

Posted February 18th, 2013 in arson, criminal damage, news, postal service, sentencing by sally

“A postman has been jailed for destroying almost 30,000 letters he should have pushed through letterboxes.”

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Daily Telegraph, 18th February 2013

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Mentally ill man jailed for hospital arson has prison sentence quashed – The Guardian

Posted December 12th, 2012 in appeals, arson, mental health, news, sentencing by sally

“A severely mentally ill young man who tried to escape from a psychiatric unit by attempting to burn down a hospital door had an indefinite prison sentence quashed on Wednesday, after a two-year campaign by his mother.”

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The Guardian, 12th December 2012

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Hannah Windsor murder: Boyfriend Adam Lewis jailed – BBC News

Posted November 21st, 2012 in arson, bail, burglary, murder, news, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

“An 18-year-old who murdered his girlfriend in a ‘sexual and sadistic’ killing has been jailed for life.”

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BBC News, 20th November 2012

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Pentyrch web date killer Bleddyn King given 28 years – BBC News

Posted October 17th, 2012 in arson, internet, murder, news, robbery, sentencing, video recordings by tracey

“An 18-year-old man who stabbed a 64-year-old widower 72 times in his bungalow after meeting him on a website has been jailed for life for murder.”

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BBC News, 16th October 2012

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Birmingham riots: Men jailed for attack on police – BBC News

Posted October 10th, 2012 in arson, explosives, news, police, sentencing, violent disorder by sally

“Two men have been jailed after police came under fire during riots in Birmingham in August 2011.”

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BBC News, 9th October 2012

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Leicester kebab shop fire pair jailed for manslaughter – BBC News

Posted September 27th, 2012 in arson, forensic science, fraud, homicide, insurance, news, sentencing by sally

“A man and a woman from Birmingham have been found guilty of manslaughter after a 40-year-old Leicester man died following an explosion at a kebab shop.”

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BBC News, 26th September 2012

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Afghan who helped torch car in London riots spared jail due to traumatic childhood – Daily Telegraph

“An Afghan refugee who helped set a police car ablaze in the London riots has been let off because of the violence he saw in his home country.”

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Daily Telegraph, 11th September 2012

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Stephen Streener guilty of Jacqueline Grant murder – BBC News

Posted August 15th, 2012 in arson, domestic violence, murder, news by sally

“A Northumberland man has been found guilty of murdering his girlfriend and then setting his house on fire to conceal the evidence.”

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BBC News, 15th August 2012

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Birmingham riots: gang who shot at police jailed for up to 30 years – Daily Telegraph

Posted June 7th, 2012 in arson, firearms, gangs, news, sentencing, violent disorder by sally

“A gang who shot at officers during last summer’s riots were given sentences of up to 30 years today for what a judge described as a ‘concerted attack on the police’.”

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Daily Telegraph, 7th June 2012

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Lorry driver jailed for crashing fuel tanker into estranged wife’s home – The Independent

“An Army veteran who crashed a tanker laden with 2,000 litres of fuel into his estranged wife’s home in an attempt to destroy it has been jailed for seven years.”

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The Independent, 30th April 2012

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Naked men started flat fire in Wiccan ritual to get rid of negative vibes – Daily Telegraph

Posted April 24th, 2012 in arson, community service, news by sally

“Two naked men started fires in a flat as part of a pagan ritual to get rid of ‘negative vibes’, a court heard.”

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Daily Telegraph, 24th April 2012

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London riots: Gordon Thompson jailed for Reeves store arson – BBC News

Posted April 11th, 2012 in arson, guilty pleas, news, sentencing, violent disorder by sally

“A looter has been jailed for 11-and-a-half years for starting a fire which destroyed a family-run furniture shop in south London in the summer riots.”

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BBC News, 11th April 2012

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Groom jailed for starting fire at his wedding – The Guardian

Posted March 21st, 2012 in alcohol abuse, arson, news, sentencing by sally

“A property developer who set fire to a country house on his wedding night, causing more than £5m-worth of damage, has been sentenced to six years in jail.”

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The Guardian, 21st March 2012

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Nikitta Grender: Carl Whant guilty of murdering pregnant teenager – BBC News

“A former nightclub bouncer has been convicted of murdering a heavily pregnant teenager two weeks before she was due to give birth.”

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BBC News, 22nd February 2012

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Peckham riots shop arsonist jailed for eight years – BBC News

Posted February 21st, 2012 in arson, burglary, closed circuit television, news, sentencing by tracey

“A 23-year-old man who set fire to a shop and a post office in Peckham in south London during the summer’s riots has been jailed for eight years.”

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BBC News, 20th February 2012

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Boy, 11, gets criminal record after arson attack – The Independent

Posted February 20th, 2012 in arson, children, criminal records, news by sally

“A schoolboy has become one of the youngest people in the country to be given a criminal record after he admitted vandalism during an arson attack when he was 10 years old.”

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The Independent, 18th February 2012

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Stalker Al Amin Dhalla guilty of loaded crossbow charge – BBC News

Posted February 15th, 2012 in arson, harassment, news, offensive weapons, perverting the course of justice, theft by sally

“A former City worker convicted of stalking his former fiancee has been found guilty of possessing a loaded crossbow near her workplace.”

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BBC News, 15th February 2012

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Death fire fiance jailed for life – The Independent

Posted January 3rd, 2012 in arson, murder, news, sentencing by tracey

” A woman has been jailed for a minimum of 23 years after she murdered her fiance by locking him in a storeroom at his workplace and setting fire to the building.”

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The Independent, 3rd January 2012

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Police ‘need riot tactic rules’, watchdog says – BBC News

Posted December 20th, 2011 in arson, news, police, violent disorder, weapons by tracey

“Police should be given clear rules about when they can use water cannon and plastic bullets against rioters, a watchdog has said.”

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BBC News, 20th December 2011

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Stoke-on-Trent mosque arsonists jailed – BBC News

Posted December 9th, 2011 in arson, news, sentencing by tracey

“Two men have each been sentenced to 10 years in prison after being found guilty of deliberately setting fire to a Stoke-on-Trent mosque.”

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BBC News, 8th December 2011

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