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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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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