Gang jailed after Izzet Eren prison break attempt – BBC News

Posted June 21st, 2016 in conspiracy, escape from custody, firearms, gangs, news, prisons, sentencing by sally

‘A gang who tried to free a dangerous criminal from a prison van which ended in one of them being shot dead on a London street, has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 20th June 2016

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Regina (Gilbert) v Secretary of State for Justice – WLR Daily

Regina (Gilbert) v Secretary of State for Justice: [2015] EWHC 927 (Admin); [2015] WLR (D) 202

‘The “absconder policy” in the Consolidated Interim Instructions of 11 August 2014, which precluded categories of prisoner from a transfer to open conditions save in exceptional circumstances, was incompatible with the Secretary of State’s directions to the Parole Board, issued in August 2004, which required phased release via open conditions to test whether a prisoner could be safely released into the community.’

WLR Daily, 1st April 2015

Source: www.iclr.co.uk

Neil Moore: Con artist jailed for escaping from prison by sending staff a fake email – The Independent

Posted April 21st, 2015 in escape from custody, fraud, news, prisons, sentencing by sally

‘A con artist has been jailed after he made an “ingenious” escape from prison by sending staff a fake email saying he had been granted bail.’

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The Independent, 20th April 2015

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Prisoners who have absconded should not be in open prisons, says Grayling – The Guardian

‘The justice secretary is to prevent prisoners who have absconded from being placed in open prison conditions after a convicted murderer went on the run for the third time.’

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The Guardian, 19th May 2014

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Robber Brian James Waite jailed after seven years on run – BBC News

Posted March 3rd, 2014 in escape from custody, fraud, news, robbery, sentencing by sally

‘A convicted robber who sparked an international search has been sentenced to more than nine years in jail.’

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BBC News, 1st March 2014

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Police escapee Craig Goldstone guilty of Plymouth rape – BBC News

Posted August 5th, 2013 in escape from custody, news, ombudsmen, police, rape by sally

“A man who escaped from police custody while being questioned about a serious sexual assault has been found guilty of rape.”

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BBC News, 2nd August 2013

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Regina v Iqbal (Shaid) – WLR Daily

Posted January 24th, 2011 in escape from custody, law reports, police by sally

Regina v Iqbal (Shaid) [2011] WLR (D) 6

“The common law offence of escape from lawful custody did not cover those who escaped from detention or control before they were arrested.”

WLR Daily, 21st January 2011

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

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Regina v Montgomery – Times Law Report

Posted September 6th, 2007 in escape from custody, law reports, prisons by sally

Prisoner failing to return is not an escaper

Regina v Montgomery

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

“Where a prisoner who was on temporary release from prison failed to return to prison at the expiry of his release period, he could not be said to have escaped from custody and could not therefore be guilty of the common-law offence of escape from custody.”

The Times, 6th September 2007

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk 

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R v Montgomery – WLR Daily

Posted August 2nd, 2007 in escape from custody, law reports, prisons by sally

R v Montgomery 

Where a prisoner who was on temporary release from prison pursuant to r 9 of the Prison Rules 1999 failed to return to prison at the expiry of his release period, he could not be said to have escaped from custody and could not therefore be guilty of the common law offence of escape from custody.”

WLR Daily, 2nd August 2007

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note: once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.