Brighton cat killer jailed for five years – The Guardian

‘A security guard who killed cats in a series of attacks over eight months in Brighton has been jailed for more than five years.’

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The Guardian, 30th July 2021

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Security guard found guilty of Brighton cat killings – The Guardian

Posted July 1st, 2021 in animal cruelty, criminal damage, news, offensive weapons by sally

‘A shopping centre security guard has been found guilty of carrying out a series of cat killings in Brighton, closing a case that had puzzled police for months.’

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The Guardian, 30th June 2021

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A woman has been jailed after vandalising the grave of a young diabetic man with the words: “Ha Ha Ha Liam. Looks like diabetes won again.”

‘A woman has been jailed after vandalising the grave of a young diabetic man with the words: “Ha Ha Ha Liam. Looks like diabetes won again.” ‘

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The Independent, 13th May 2021

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Woman jailed after sending pig’s head to ex-boyfriend – The Independent

‘A woman who sent her ex-boyfriend a pig’s head during a prolonged stalking campaign has been jailed.’

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The Independent, 18th February 2021

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Wine rampage CCTV shows abuse shop workers face – BBC News

‘The CEOs of 23 retailers have co-signed a letter to Boris Johnson asking for better legal protection for shop workers who face abuse.’

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BBC News, 26th September 2020

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‘Free bunnies’ activists found guilty of trespass after anti-fur protest – The Guardian

Posted September 24th, 2020 in animal cruelty, criminal damage, demonstrations, news, trespass by sally

‘Four anti-fur activists, dubbed the “free bunnies”, have been found guilty of aggravated trespass following a protest at a flagship Dolce & Gabbana store in Mayfair, London.’

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The Guardian, 23rd September 2020

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Edward Colston statue: Cases sent to Crown Prosecution Service – BBC News

Posted September 17th, 2020 in criminal damage, Crown Prosecution Service, monuments, news, prosecutions by michael

‘The cases of four people suspected of criminal damage over the toppling of a statue of slave trader Edward Colston have been passed to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS).’

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BBC News, 17th September 2020

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Man jailed after Tate Modern Picasso painting attack – BBC News

Posted August 26th, 2020 in artistic works, criminal damage, imprisonment, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man has been jailed after punching a £20m Picasso painting and ripping it from the wall at the Tate Modern art gallery in London.’

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BBC News, 25th August 2020

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Man jailed for biting Rochdale PC during attack on officers – BBC News

Posted August 19th, 2020 in assault, coronavirus, criminal damage, imprisonment, news, police, sentencing by sally

‘A man who attacked three police officers during the Covid-19 lockdown, one of whom he bit, has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 18th August 2020

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Man jailed for attempting to steal Magna Carta from Salisbury Cathedral – The Guardian

Posted July 13th, 2020 in attempts, criminal damage, imprisonment, magna carta, news, sentencing, theft by sally

‘A man who attempted to steal a priceless copy of Magna Carta from Salisbury Cathedral to prove it was a fake has been jailed for four years.’

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The Guardian, 10th July 2020

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The UK government responded to Black Lives Matter – by protecting statues – The Guardian

Posted June 16th, 2020 in criminal damage, criminal justice, minorities, monuments, news, sentencing by sally

‘Our justice system is in tatters, yet what may be the first piece of bipartisan legislation to pass is one protecting the feelings of concrete.’

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The Guardian, 15th June 2020

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Ben Ashman: Man who ran over stepmother at wedding jailed – BBC News

‘A man who repeatedly drove over his stepmother in a drunken rage at a wedding has been jailed for six years.’

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BBC News, 11th June 2020

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Courts ‘preparing to fast-track prosecutions for Black Lives Matter protesters’ – Daily Telegraph

‘British courts are preparing to fast-track prosecutions for the Black Lives Matter protests, as justice secretary Robert Buckland has told magistrates to model the process along the lines of the response to rioting in London in 2011, The Times reported.’

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Daily Telegraph, 12th June 2020

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Hundreds prosecuted for coronavirus-related attacks on emergency workers – The Guardian

‘More than 300 prosecutions for assaults on police and emergency workers were completed during the first month of lockdown, the director of public prosecutions, Max Hill QC, has revealed.’

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The Guardian, 21st May 2020

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Lollipop man attacked with own stick during man’s assault spree – BBC News

Posted April 24th, 2020 in assault, criminal damage, imprisonment, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man has been jailed after a string of assaults in one day which, officers say, culminated in him smearing his own faeces across a police cell.’

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BBC News, 23rd April 2020

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Coronavirus: ‘Lower priority’ crime cases put on hold – BBC News

‘Suspected fraudsters and gangsters should not be charged during the coronavirus outbreak to avoid “clogging up” courts, new guidance recommends.’

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BBC News, 2nd April 2020

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Dorchester-upon-Thames man jailed for coughing in officer’s face – BBC News

Posted April 1st, 2020 in assault, coronavirus, criminal damage, health, imprisonment, news, police, sentencing by sally

‘A man who coughed in the face of a police officer arresting him for assaulting a woman has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 31st March 2020

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Domestic abuser jailed after landmark appeal by solicitor general – The Guardian

‘A violent domestic abuser has been imprisoned for three years after the solicitor general successfully challenged his previous sentence in a landmark case at the court of appeal.’

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The Guardian, 25th February 2020

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Man found guilty of trying to steal Magna Carta – BBC News

Posted January 31st, 2020 in criminal damage, magna carta, news, psychiatric damage, theft by sally

‘A man has been found guilty of trying to steal a copy of Magna Carta from Salisbury Cathedral.’

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BBC News, 30th 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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