Ford Open Prison riot: Five men guilty over £5m damage – BBC News

Posted March 2nd, 2012 in criminal damage, news, prisons, violent disorder by tracey

“Five men have been convicted of charges relating to a riot at Ford Open Prison in West Sussex.”

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BBC News, 5th March 2012

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No payout for victims of Nottingham’s August ‘riots’ – BBC News

Posted December 20th, 2011 in criminal damage, damages, insurance, news, police, violent disorder by tracey

“Nottinghamshire Police Authority will not pay out for damage incurred during summer riots because of a definition in a piece of Victorian legislation.”

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BBC News, 20th December 2011

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Facebook riot page: Danny Cook jailed for 30 months – BBC News

Posted December 15th, 2011 in criminal damage, incitement, news, sentencing, theft, violent disorder by sally

“A man has been jailed for 30 months for creating a Facebook group page called ‘Letz start a riot’.”

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BBC News, 14th December 2011

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England riot panel wants compensation overhaul – BBC News

Posted November 28th, 2011 in compensation, criminal damage, news, violence by sally

“An independent panel examining the summer riots which hit cities in England has said the scheme designed to pay out compensation needs an overhaul.”

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BBC News, 28th November 2011

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Sandbanks tree damage developers guilty – BBC News

Posted October 21st, 2011 in criminal damage, news, planning, trees by tracey

“Two developers have been found guilty of damaging trees which were blocking plans for three luxury homes worth £11m in Dorset.”

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BBC News, 20th October 2011

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Man jailed for JCB wrecking spree in Nottinghamshire – BBC News

Posted October 5th, 2011 in criminal damage, dangerous driving, news, sentencing, theft by sally

“A man who left a trail of destruction when he drove a stolen JCB through a Nottinghamshire village has been jailed for four-and-a-half years.”

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BBC News, 3rd October 2011

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Nurse held over hospital deaths is cleared to work despite drug theft – Daily Telegraph

Posted September 15th, 2011 in criminal damage, disciplinary procedures, medicines, news, nurses, theft by tracey

“A nurse who was accused of tampering with saline at a hospital can return to work despite admitting stealing opiate-based drugs, a regulatory body ruled yesterday.”

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Daily Telegraph, 15th September 2011

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Who will pay? We all will – The Riot (Damages) Act 1886 – Legal Week

Posted August 10th, 2011 in compensation, criminal damage, news, police, violent disorder by sally

“The damage caused by the events in London and elsewhere is extensive and the costs involved will be massive. Who pays?”

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Legal Week, 9th August 2011

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David Cameron chairs emergency Cobra meeting after third night of riots – The Guardian

Posted August 9th, 2011 in criminal damage, emergency powers, news, police, violent disorder by sally

“David Cameron is chairing a meeting of ministers on Tuesday morning, with the government under pressure to bring in emergency measures to help contain the rioting that has engulfed London and spread to other cities around Britain.”

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The Guardian, 9th August 2011

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Postman who called Andy Murray ‘useless jock’ is convicted of racism – Daily Telegraph

Posted August 3rd, 2011 in community service, criminal damage, news, racism, sentencing, sport by sally

“A postman has been convicted of racism after calling Andy Murray, the Scottish tennis player, a ‘useless Jock’.”

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Daily Telegraph, 3rd August 2011

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Nottingham pig’s head mosque race abuse man sentenced – BBC News

“A man who was involved in placing a pig’s head on a pole outside the possible site of a mosque in Nottingham has been given a suspended sentence.”

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BBC News, 21st July 2011

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‘Tox’ graffiti artist convicted of criminal damage – The Guardian

Posted June 8th, 2011 in artistic works, criminal damage, news, trials by tracey

” ‘King of taggers’ Daniel Halpin remanded in custody after jury decides his ubiquitous Tox tag is vandalism.”

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The Guardian, 7th June 2011

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UK Uncut arrests threaten future protests, lawyer warns – The Guardian

Posted March 30th, 2011 in criminal damage, demonstrations, detention, news, police, trespass by sally

“A lawyer at a leading civil liberties firm has expressed fears for the future of direct action protest after the mass arrest of UK Uncut activists during last Saturday’s anti-cuts demonstrations in London.”

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The Guardian, 30th March 2011

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Cornwall man jailed for shooting sister’s donkey dead – BBC News

Posted March 24th, 2011 in animal cruelty, compensation, criminal damage, firearms, news, sentencing by sally

“A man from Cornwall has been jailed for shooting his sister’s donkey dead after an argument.”

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BBC News, 23rd March 2011

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Man who sprayed blood at Ipswich Hospital sentenced – BBC News

Posted November 24th, 2010 in criminal damage, news, sentencing, threatening behaviour by sally

“A man who flicked his blood over hospital staff in an A&E unit has been sentenced to 200 hours community service.”

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BBC News, 23rd November 2010

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Girl sentenced over Wolverhampton war memorial graffiti – BBC News

Posted November 19th, 2010 in criminal damage, monuments, news, sentencing, young offenders by sally

“A teenage girl who vandalised a city’s cenotaph has been told her actions were ‘despicable’.”

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BBC News, 18th November 2010

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Judge’s veiled criticism of Israeli actions in Gaza causes a legal dilemma – The Guardian

Posted September 23rd, 2010 in criminal damage, defences, judges, judgments, jury directions, news, war crimes by sally

“As the legal establishment gears up for the new legal term starting at the end of next week, two of its leading figures must decide whether to do anything about a case that caused widespread concern during the summer.”

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The Guardian, 23rd September 2010

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Four-year-old apologises as part of scheme where criminals say sorry to victims – Daily Telegraph

Posted August 17th, 2010 in children, criminal damage, news, restorative justice, young offenders by sally

“A boy aged four is believed to be the youngest child in Britain to be dealt with under a scheme which involves criminals apologising to victims.”

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Daily Telegraph, 17th August 2010

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Jury clears activists who broke into Brighton arms factory – The Guardian

Posted July 1st, 2010 in conspiracy, criminal damage, defences, news, war crimes by sally

“Five activists who caused £180,000 damage to an arms factory were acquitted after they argued they were seeking to prevent Israeli war crimes.”

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The Guardian, 30th June 2010

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Activists plead lawful excuse for causing damage at arms factory – The Guardian

Posted June 7th, 2010 in conspiracy, criminal damage, defences, news, weapons by sally

“Activists claim they were legally justified in causing £180,000 damage to an arms factory as they were seeking to stop what they believed were Israeli war crimes in Gaza, a court heard today.”

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The Guardian, 7th June 2010

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