Chloe Haines jailed for trying to open Stansted plane door mid-flight – BBC News

Posted February 13th, 2020 in aircraft, assault, endangering safety of aircraft, guilty pleas, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A woman who tried to open a passenger plane door mid-flight, prompting two fighter jets to be scrambled, has been jailed for two years.’

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BBC News, 12th February 2020

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Woman cleared of assaulting Yarl’s Wood guards during struggle – The Guardian

Posted February 12th, 2020 in assault, deportation, detention, government departments, immigration, news, restraint by sally

‘A Nigerian rape survivor who was under constant supervision at an immigration detention centre because she was at high risk of self-harm has been cleared of assaulting four guards who restrained her and tried to force her on to a charter flight.’

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The Guardian, 11th February 2020

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Wales to bring in smacking ban after assembly vote – BBC News

Posted January 29th, 2020 in assault, bills, child cruelty, children, families, news, Wales by sally

‘A law banning people in Wales from smacking their children has been passed by the Welsh Assembly.’

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BBC News, 28th January 2020

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Van driver who launched ‘frenzied’ machete attack on police officer cleared of attempted murder – The Independent

‘A van driver who launched a “frenzied attack” on a police officer with a machete has been cleared of attempted murder after claiming he acted in self-defence.’

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The Independent, 23rd January 2020

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Teenager who threatened suicide on road prosecuted for third time – The Guardian

‘A teenager with long-term mental health problems has been prosecuted three times in the last nine months after threatening suicide near busy roads.’

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The Guardian, 16th January 2020

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‘Missing’ Oval Four member to have conviction reviewed after he came forward in wake of three other successful appeals – Daily Telegraph

‘The final member of the “Oval Four” – four black men who were wrongly convicted nearly 50 years ago on the evidence of a corrupt police officer – is set to have his name cleared.’

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Daily Telegraph, 13th January 2020

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Teenager sentenced for attack on gay couple ‘who refused to kiss’ on bus – The Independent

Posted December 20th, 2019 in assault, harassment, homosexuality, news, sentencing, young offenders by tracey

‘A 16-year-old boy has been sentenced for an attack on a female couple on a London bus.’

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The Independent, 19th December 2019

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Landmarks in law: the office Christmas party that ended in court – The Guardian

‘t’s Christmas party season, which for many workers means pulling on their festive jumpers and having a few glasses of warm prosecco with colleagues at the office bash. But the fun can sometimes leave bosses with more than just a headache the following day, when the behaviour of their employees lands them in court.’

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The Guardian, 19th December 2019

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‘Oval Four’ men jailed in 1972 cleared by court of appeal in London – The Guardian

‘Three men who were convicted nearly 50 years ago on the evidence of a corrupt police officer have finally had their names cleared by senior judges.’

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The Guardian, 5th December 2019

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Police officer who was attacked by suspect has been ‘completely let down’ by justice system, police chief say – Daily Telegraph

‘A female police constable who was attacked by a suspect has been “completely let down” by the justice system after prosecutors pursued a lower charge, the chair of the Police Federation has said.’

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Daily Telegraph, 25th November 2019

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Two Northumberland men sentenced for physical and mental torture of captive – Crown Prosecution Service

‘Two Northumberland men who subjected a captive man to a night of physical and mental torture have been sentenced to a total of 34 years at Newcastle Crown Court today (20 Nov).’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 20th November 2019

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Former minister’s son branded ‘manipulative’ as he is jailed for seven years for killing toddler with car seat – Daily Telegraph

‘A former minister’s son has been branded “manipulative and cunning” as he was jailed for seven years for killing a three-year-old with a car seat.’

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Daily Telegraph, 14th November 2019

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Brothers sentenced for knife attack outside mosque during Ramadan – The Independent

‘Two brothers have been sentenced for attacking a group of men outside a mosque during Ramadan.’

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The Independent, 4th November 2019

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Leeds ‘paedophile hunters’ cleared of assault charges – The Guardian

Posted October 31st, 2019 in assault, child abuse, false imprisonment, internet, news, sexual grooming by sally

‘A group of self-styled paedophile hunters have vowed to carry on seeking out child abusers after a jury cleared them of all charges following stings on two men.’

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The Guardian, 30th October 2019

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Met PC cleared of beating ‘yellow vest’ protester during clashes – BBC News

Posted October 29th, 2019 in assault, demonstrations, news, police by tracey

‘A Metropolitan Police officer has been found not guilty of beating a protester at a pro-Brexit “yellow vest” march.’

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BBC News, 28th October 2019

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Michael Adebowale: Lee Rigby killer pleads guilty to assaulting nurse – The Independent

Posted October 29th, 2019 in assault, guilty pleas, hospital orders, news, nurses, sentencing by tracey

‘Convicted murderer will serve eight months after his 45 year minimum term is complete.’

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The Independent, 28th October 2019

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Rochdale road rage peacemaker’s axe attackers jailed – BBC News

Posted October 21st, 2019 in assault, conspiracy, gangs, news, sentencing, violent disorder, wounding by sally

‘A tree surgeon nearly died in a “barbaric” axe attack when a road rage dispute turned a street into a battleground, a court heard.’

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BBC News, 18th October 2019

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BRIT Award winner Finley Quaye sentenced over drunken assault on bar manager – The Independent

Posted October 15th, 2019 in alcohol abuse, assault, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A BRIT Award winner who punched a bar manager and threatened to stab him during a drunken assault, has been ordered to carry out 200 hours of unpaid work.’

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The Independent, 14th October 2019

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‘Oval Four’: Men ‘framed by corrupt detective’ to go to court – BBC News

Posted October 14th, 2019 in appeals, assault, attempts, corruption, news, police, theft by tracey

‘Two men who say they were framed by a detective nearly 50 years ago have had their cases referred to the Court of Appeal.’

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BBC News, 14th October 2019

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Man jailed for manslaughter of victim 17 years after assault – Crown Prosecution Service

‘A 47-year-old-man has been jailed for the manslaughter of a man he assaulted in August 2000, who sadly died 17 years later.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 4th October 2019

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