Prosecution of trafficking victim not an abuse of process – UK Human Rights Blog

‘R v A [2020] EWCA Crim 1408. On 29/10/2020, the Court of Appeal dismissed an appeal against an aggravated burglary conviction brought by a teenage victim of human trafficking.’

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UK Human Rights Blog, 2nd November 2020

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Ex-zoo worker jailed over penguins and rare birds theft – BBC News

Posted October 30th, 2020 in animals, burglary, imprisonment, news, sentencing, theft by sally

‘A man who stole penguins and rare birds from a zoo has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 30th October 2020

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Burglar who murdered Godstone pensioner Dennis Kellond jailed – BBC News

Posted October 23rd, 2020 in burglary, imprisonment, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A burglar has been jailed for 32 years for murdering a pensioner in his home.’

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BBC News, 22nd October 2020

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Gang who stole Isaac Newton and Galileo books by abseiling into building to avoid motion sensors jailed – The Independent

Posted October 5th, 2020 in artistic works, burglary, gangs, imprisonment, news, sentencing, theft by tracey

‘A dozen men have been jailed over a Mission Impossible-style heist during which thieves abseiled through a roof to avoid motion sensors in order to steal “irreplaceable” books by Isaac Newton and Galileo.’

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The Independent, 3rd October 2020

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‘Basil’ from the Hatton Garden security vault heist ordered to pay almost £6million – Crown Prosecution Service

‘One of the ringleaders from the Hatton Garden security vault heist has today been ordered to pay £5,997,684.93. Michael Seed, known as “Basil”, 58, was convicted in March 2019 for his part in the £13.69 million heist, believed to be one of the largest burglaries in English history.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 1st October 2020

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Robber who waged ‘campaign of burglary’ against wealthy homeowners jailed after £100k raid – Daily Telegraph

Posted May 29th, 2020 in burglary, news, sentencing by sally

‘ A millionaire’s fiancee was robbed of £100,000 worth of jewellery by a fake tradesman who waged a “campaign of burglary” against wealthy homeowners, a court heard.’

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Daily Telegraph, 28th May 2020

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Michael Phillips death: Three guilty of burglary revenge killing – BBC News

Posted March 5th, 2020 in burglary, homicide, murder, news by tracey

‘Three men including a company director have been found guilty of killing a man in revenge for a burglary.’

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BBC News, 3rd March 2020

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Burglar who sexually assaulted and murdered 89-year-old widow jailed for a minimum of 34 years – Daily Telegraph

Posted February 7th, 2020 in burglary, elderly, murder, news, rape, sentencing, sexual offences by tracey

‘A burglar has been sentenced to a minimum term of 34 years in prison for the “sexual or sadistic” murder of an 89-year-old widow in her own bed.’

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Daily Telegraph, 6th February 2020

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Prolific thief Michael Weir jailed for 1998 ‘double jeopardy’ murders – BBC News

Posted December 17th, 2019 in burglary, double jeopardy, murder, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A serial burglar has been sentenced to life for the murders of two pensioners during break-ins in 1998.’

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BBC News, 16th December 2019

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Man jailed for driving stolen car into police officers in Sussex – The Guardian

Posted December 13th, 2019 in accidents, aggravated vehicle taking, burglary, dangerous driving, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man who drove a stolen car into two police officers and a member of the public, causing “catastrophic injuries”, has been jailed for four years and eight months.’

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The Guardian, 12th December 2019

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Three teens jailed for robbery via the use of Grindr – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted December 12th, 2019 in burglary, conspiracy, homosexuality, internet, news, robbery, sentencing by tracey

‘Three teenagers have been jailed for numerous robberies and assault of men who had been enticed via one of the largest social media dating apps, Grindr.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 11th December 2019

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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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