Covid: Anti-vaxxer jailed for north Wales jab centres vandalism – BBC News

Posted June 17th, 2022 in coronavirus, criminal damage, imprisonment, news, sentencing by tracey

‘An anti-vaxxer has been jailed for smashing windows with rocks at two north Wales Covid vaccination centres’

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BBC News, 16th June 2022

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Lawyer who injected food with his blood in Waitrose, Sainsbury’s and Tesco was insane, jury finds – The Independent

Posted May 6th, 2022 in assault, criminal damage, food, mental health, news by tracey

‘A lawyer who injected food with his blood at a series of supermarkets in a £500,000 rampage has been found not guilty by reason of insanity.’

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The Independent, 6th May 2022

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Insulate Britain declares courts ‘site of civil resistance’, saying legal system not legitimate – The Independent

‘Climate protest group Insulate Britain has declared Britain’s courts “a site of non-violent civil resistance”, saying the UK legal system no longer has any legitimacy.’

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The Independent, April 2022

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Trial of Extinction Rebellion co-founder delayed pending High Court judgment – The Independent

‘The criminal damage trial of the co-founder of Extinction Rebellion has been delayed pending a High Court judgment over the toppling of Edward Colston’s statue in Bristol.’

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The Independent, 19th April 2022

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Edward Colston statue case sent to Court of Appeal – BBC News

‘The acquittal of four people on trial for toppling Bristol’s Edward Colston statue has prompted the attorney general to contact the Court of Appeal.’

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BBC News, 13th April 2022

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NHS surgeon censured for vandalising colleagues’ cars – The Guardian

‘A leading NHS surgeon has been censured by two medical regulators, and suspended by one of them, for repeatedly vandalising colleagues’ cars in their hospital car park, the Guardian can reveal.’

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The Guardian, 6th March 2022

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Activists who occupied 100ft HS2 drilling rig convicted over protest – The Guardian

Posted February 22nd, 2022 in criminal damage, demonstrations, environmental protection, news, trespass by tracey

‘Two environmental activists have been convicted of charges relating to a protest against HS2 after occupying a 100ft-high drilling rig to highlight damage they claimed the rail project was causing to London’s drinking water supply.’

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The Guardian, 21st February 2022

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Colston Four acquittal raises doubts about 10-year jail term proposal – The Guardian

‘The acquittal of the Colston Four raises questions about new laws imposing 10-year jail terms for the toppling of statues, legal experts have said.’

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The Guardian, 6th January 2022

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Jurors see the bigger picture: activists who were cleared in court – The Guardian

Posted January 6th, 2022 in criminal damage, demonstrations, juries, news by sally

‘Cases have included climate, environment, human rights and anti-war protests where damage to property was not denied.’

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The Guardian, 6th January 2022

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Edward Colston statue: Four cleared of criminal damage – BBC News

Posted January 6th, 2022 in criminal damage, monuments, news by sally

‘Four people accused of illegally removing a statue of Edward Colston have been cleared of criminal damage.’

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BBC News, 6th January 2022

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Homeowner who poisoned protected tree that overlooked his house ordered to pay £80,000 – The Independent

Posted December 17th, 2021 in criminal damage, fines, housing, news, planning, trees by michael

‘A homeowner has been ordered to pay £80,000 for using a deadly herbicide to poison a protected tree that was overlooking his home.’

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The Independent, 17th December 2021

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Bristol ‘Kill the Bill’ rioter jailed for 14 years – The Independent

‘A protester who set fire to police vehicles during a riot that followed a “Kill the Bill” demonstration in Bristol has been jailed for 14 years.’

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The Independent, 17th December 2021

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Colston’s firm enslaved the most Africans, David Olusoga tells Bristol court – The Guardian

‘Edward Colston was “chief executive officer” of a company responsible for enslaving more Africans than any other in British history, the historian David Olusoga has told a court, as defendants argued they acted “lawfully” in toppling his statue.’

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The Guardian, 16th December 2021

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Four face trial over toppling of Bristol statue of slave trader Edward Colston – The Independent

Posted December 13th, 2021 in criminal damage, forced labour, news by tracey

‘Four people are to go on trial accused of criminal damage in relation to the toppling of a statue of slave trader Edward Colston.’

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The Independent, 13th December 2021

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Man who glued lock of Gorleston vaccine centre is jailed – BBC News

Posted December 2nd, 2021 in coronavirus, criminal damage, news, sentencing, vaccination by sally

‘A man who put superglue on the lock of a Covid-19 vaccination centre, preventing 504 people from getting jabs, has been jailed for 12 weeks.’

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BBC News, 1st December 2021

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Driver who blamed ‘imaginary friend’ for M25 van crash is jailed – The Independent

Posted October 19th, 2021 in criminal damage, drug abuse, news, road traffic offences, sentencing by tracey

‘A stoned father who blamed “imaginary friend” for crashing his van on motorway after being banned from driving has been jailed.’

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The Independent, 19th October 2021

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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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