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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Birmingham mosque attacks: Shia Muslim jailed – BBC News

‘A Shia Muslim has been jailed for three years and nine months for vandalism attacks on five mosques in Birmingham.’

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BBC News, 28th November 2019

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Man mutilates horse by stabbing it 20 times but is only charged with ‘criminal damage’ – The Independent

Posted November 19th, 2019 in animal cruelty, criminal damage, horses, news, offensive weapons, sentencing by sally

‘A teenager who mutilated a prize-winning horse by stabbing it 20 times has only been jailed for two months because the attack was classed as “criminal damage”.’

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The Independent, 19th November 2019

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Police prosecute man for throwing paint over a carpet aged 12, 10 years after the offence was committed – Daily Telegraph

Posted October 18th, 2019 in children, criminal damage, DNA, guilty pleas, news, prosecutions by tracey

‘Police prosecuted a man for throwing paint over a carpet, 10 years after the offence which he committed aged 12.’

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Daily Telegraph, 17th October 2019

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Man jailed for 50 minutes in ‘shortest ever prison sentence’ – The Independent

‘A man has been given what is believed to be Britain’s shortest jail sentence of just 50 minutes.’

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The Independent, 31st July 2019

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