Romanian man pleads guilty to murder of Valerie Graves six years after she was bludgeoned to death with hammer – Daily Telegraph

Posted November 11th, 2019 in burglary, extradition, guilty pleas, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘Romanian man has pleaded guilty to the murder of an artist nearly six years after she was bludgeoned to death while house-sitting for wealthy friends.’

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Daily Telegraph, 11th November 2019

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Man who raped woman then stole her phone jailed for 15 years – The Independent

Posted November 4th, 2019 in burglary, news, offensive weapons, rape, sentencing by sally

‘A man who raped a woman at knifepoint before stealing her phone, has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.’

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The Independent, 3rd November 2019

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A churchwarden who manipulated his elderly neighbours found guilty of murder – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted August 12th, 2019 in burglary, fraud, guilty pleas, murder, news, wills by tracey

‘A church warden who manipulated two elderly neighbours in order to benefit from their wills, has today been convicted of murder.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 9th August 2019

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Hatton Garden raider jailed again for failing to hand back money – The Guardian

Posted August 2nd, 2019 in burglary, news, proceeds of crime, sentencing by tracey

‘The Hatton Garden heist ringleader John “Kenny” Collins has been sent back to prison after failing to pay back millions of pounds stolen in the raid.’

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The Guardian, 2nd August 2019

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‘Wimbledon Prowler’ jailed after ‘decade long burglary spree’ – BBC News

Posted June 21st, 2019 in burglary, guilty pleas, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A serial burglar dubbed the “Wimbledon prowler” who tried to raid the home of tennis star Boris Becker has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 21st June 2019

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Gang who stole heavy machinery to tear cashpoints out of walls in string of burglaries jailed – The Independent

Posted June 21st, 2019 in burglary, conspiracy, news, robbery, sentencing by tracey

‘A gang who used diggers to steal more than £500,000 from cash machines in a ram-raid spree across three counties has been jailed.’

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The Independent, 21st June 2019

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Violent offenders avoiding criminal records through controversial community resolutions – Daily Telegraph

‘Violent criminals, burglars and sex offenders are among more than 100,000 people escaping prosecutions each year by opting for community resolutions, according to new figures.’

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Daily Telegraph, 17th June 2019

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Meals on wheels driver jailed for elderly woman’s murder 24 years on after DNA breakthrough – Daily Telegraph

Posted May 22nd, 2019 in burglary, DNA, evidence, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A meals on wheels delivery driver has been jailed for life 24 years after he murdered an elderly woman, following a DNA breakthrough.’

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Daily Telegraph, 21st May 2019

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London ‘boy-snatch robbery’ moped gang jailed – BBC News

‘Members of a moped gang who threatened to hurt a woman’s three-year-old son in a “shocking” attempted robbery have been jailed.’

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BBC News, 13th May 2019

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Paignton burglar found asleep on victim’s sofa jailed – BBC News

‘A burglar who was found asleep on his victim’s sofa with a bag of stolen property next to him has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 9th May 2019

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Hither Green stabbed burglar Henry Vincent lawfully killed – BBC News

Posted May 3rd, 2019 in burglary, inquests, news, self-defence, unlawful killing by sally

‘A 79-year-old man who killed an armed burglar with a kitchen knife acted lawfully, an inquest has decided.’

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BBC News, 2nd May 2019

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Hatton Garden ringleader ‘Basil’ sentenced to prison four years after burglary – The Independent

Posted March 18th, 2019 in burglary, news, sentencing by tracey

‘An alarm specialist known as “Basil” has been sentenced to 10 years in prison four years after carrying out the £14m Hatton Garden heist.’

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The Independent, 18th March 2019

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Abolishing short prison sentences will let ‘thousands of hardened criminals avoid jail’, report claims – The Independent

‘Ministers’ calls for short prison sentences to be abolished would see thousands of hardened criminals avoid jail, a report has claimed.’

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The Independent, 25th February 2019

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Family sentenced over £240,000 theft and damage at Thwaites brewery – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted February 22nd, 2019 in burglary, conspiracy, criminal damage, press releases, sentencing by tracey

‘Two family members who ransacked the historic Thwaites Brewery, causing more than £240,000 in damage, were sentenced to a combined eight years in prison today.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 21st February 2019

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Grindr cheat pharmacist guilty of wife’s murder – BBC News

Posted December 5th, 2018 in burglary, domestic violence, fraud, insurance, internet, murder, news, telecommunications by sally

‘A pharmacist who strangled his wife with a Tesco bag so he could start a new life with his boyfriend has been found guilty of murder.’

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BBC News, 4th December 2018

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Prosecutor wants more convictions for crimes against elderly – BBC News

‘The head of the Crown Prosecution Service in Wales says he wants to see more prosecutions of people who commit crimes against older people.’

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BBC News, 19th November 2018

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Burglar jailed after being found asleep and cradling stolen jewellery in his arms – The Independent

Posted November 12th, 2018 in burglary, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A burglar who was found fast asleep cradling stolen jewellery in his arms, has been jailed.’

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The Independent, 10th November 2018

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Scratched burglar jailed after being caught by nail clipping DNA – BBC News

Posted September 12th, 2018 in burglary, DNA, evidence, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A violent burglar who tried to destroy DNA evidence by clipping his victim’s fingernails has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 11th September 2018

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Hatton Garden raider Daniel Jones given more jail time – BBC News

Posted August 15th, 2018 in burglary, confiscation, conspiracy, news, sentencing by sally

‘One of the ringleaders behind the Hatton Garden raid has been given additional jail time for failing to pay his confiscation order.’

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BBC News, 14th August 2018

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Cheese burglar: Hungry thief caught after leaving DNA on a block of Red Leicester – Daily Telegraph

Posted August 10th, 2018 in burglary, DNA, news by sally

‘A hungry burglar was caught after leaving his DNA on a block of cheese, a court heard yesterday.’

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Daily Telegraph, 9th August 2018

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