Man returns home for wallet to find squatters – BBC News

Posted March 23rd, 2010 in burglary, criminal damage, news, squatting by sally

“A man who returned to his house in Northampton because he forgot his wallet found a homeless Romanian couple and their child attempting to move in.”

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BBC News, 22nd March 2010

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Ruthless ‘inseparable trio’ jailed for life – The Independent

Posted February 12th, 2010 in arson, conspiracy, criminal damage, handling stolen goods, news, sentencing by sally

“An ‘inseparable trio of hardcore criminal gang members’ who stole more than £1 million from a Securitas van and conspired to murder a 40-year-old man were jailed for life today.”

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The Independent, 12th February 2010

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Supermarket worker who licked raw chicken jailed – Daily Telegraph

Posted January 20th, 2010 in criminal damage, news, sentencing by sally

“A former supermarket worker who was filmed sabotaging food in the store where he worked has been jailed.”

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Daily Telegraph, 20th January 2010

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Shakin’ Stevens guilty of assaulting photographer – BBC News

Posted January 13th, 2010 in assault, criminal damage, fines, news by sally

“Former pop star Shakin’ Stevens has been found guilty of hitting a press photographer with a microphone stand.”

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BBC News, 12th January 2010

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Student broke into mortuary to hunt woman he loved – The Independent

Posted December 3rd, 2009 in burglary, criminal damage, news by sally

“A heartbroken student broke into a mortuary with an axe and examined corpses under the mistaken belief that a woman he fancied had died, police said today. Benjamin Barton, of Bognor Regis, West Sussex, pleaded guilty at Southampton Crown Court to a charge of criminal damage but was acquitted of an offence of burglary.”

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The Independent, 3rd December 2009

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Vandal cashes in on law loophole – BBC News

Posted September 14th, 2009 in criminal damage, news by sally

“A graffiti vandal responsible for hundreds of thousands of pounds worth of damage across London stands to make a four figure sum by selling his work.”

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BBC News, 11th September 2009

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Court dismisses dog death case against neighbour – The Guardian

Posted September 1st, 2009 in criminal damage, dogs, news by sally

“A company director who killed his neighbour’s dog by hitting it with a garden hoe after a long-running feud had the case against him dismissed today.”

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The Guardian, 28th August 2009

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You twot! Judge brands club flood prankster – The Independent

Posted August 14th, 2009 in criminal damage, news, sentencing by sally

“A student who caused £150,000 of damage to a nightclub in an ‘alcohol-fuelled act of buffoonery’ was branded a ‘twot’ by a judge today.”

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The Independent, 13th August 2009

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‘Suicide mission’ driver jailed – BBC News

Posted July 24th, 2009 in criminal damage, dangerous driving, news, sentencing by sally

“A driver who tried to kill himself by crashing his car into the front of a department store has been jailed.”

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BBC News, 24th July 2009

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Police end probe of 67 protesters – BBC News

Posted July 7th, 2009 in conspiracy, criminal damage, news, trespass by sally

“More than half the 114 people arrested in Nottingham over a suspected demonstration at a power station will not face charges, police have said.”

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BBC News, 6th July 2009

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Prisoner jailed for bomb threat – BBC News

Posted March 6th, 2009 in criminal damage, news, sentencing by sally

“A former English teacher who threatened to blow up a Hampshire hospital with a car bomb has been jailed for 16 months.”

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BBC News, 6th March 2009

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Tory candidate spared jail for ‘vile’ hate campaign against rivals – The Guardian

Posted October 14th, 2008 in criminal damage, harassment, news, political parties, sentencing by sally

“A former Tory prospective parliamentary candidate today escaped a jail sentence after mounting a vicious hate campaign against political rivals in his constituency.”

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The Guardian, 13th October 2008

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Rail damage graffiti group jailed – BBC News

Posted October 10th, 2008 in criminal damage, news, railways, sentencing by sally

“Four graffiti vandals have been jailed after admitting causing an estimated £50,000 of damage to trains and chaos to services in the South East.”

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BBC News, 10th October 2008

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Sacked gardener cleared of poisoning judge’s lawn – The Guardian

Posted October 7th, 2008 in criminal damage, news by sally

“A country gardener has been cleared of poisoning a retired high court judge’s lawn after being sacked following a long-running feud with the judge’s horticulturist wife.”

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The Guardian, 6th October 2008

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Power station protesters cleared – BBC News

Posted September 10th, 2008 in criminal damage, demonstrations, news by sally

“Six Greenpeace activists have been found not guilty of causing criminal damage during a protest in Kent.”

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BBC News, 10th September 2008

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Council orders pensioners to clean up graffiti or face £1,000 fines – Daily Telegraph

Posted August 11th, 2008 in criminal damage, news by sally

“Pensioners whose homes were vandalised with graffiti have been threatened with fines of up to £1,000 if they do not have it cleaned up.”

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Daily Telegraph, 11th August 2008

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Gardener accused of poisoning former judge’s plants – Daily Telegraph

Posted July 1st, 2008 in criminal damage, judges, news by sally

“Sir Richard Tucker, for years one of the country’s most senior judges, is heading for court in a row with his former gardener over poisoned plants.”

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Daily Telegraph, 29th June 2008

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Train attack youth’s sentence cut – BBC News

Posted February 20th, 2008 in criminal damage, news, sentencing, young offenders by sally

” A youth who dropped masonry from a bridge shattering a train’s windscreen and hitting the driver of a separate train has had his prison sentence cut.”

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BBC News, 20th February 2008

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Judge regrets jailing man in neighbour feud – Daily Telegraph

Posted February 8th, 2008 in criminal damage, firearms, news, sentencing by sally

“A judge has spoken of his ‘regret’ at having to jail a pensioner for five years for firing a pistol at a neighbour’s car after a long-running feud.”

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Daily Telegraph, 8th February 2008

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Wife’s shoes destroyed by husband as revenge – Daily Telegraph

Posted January 4th, 2008 in criminal damage, divorce, news by sally

“A businessman took revenge on his wife for divorcing him by destroying one shoe of every pair she owned before suggesting that he had given them to Lady McCartney, a court heard yesterday.”

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Daily Telegraph, 4th January 2008

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