Man admits treason charge over Queen crossbow threat – BBC News

Posted February 3rd, 2023 in firearms, guilty pleas, news, royal family, treason by michael

‘A man who arrived at Windsor Castle armed with a crossbow and told a protection officer “I am here to kill the Queen” has pleaded guilty to a charge under the Treason Act.’

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BBC News, 3rd February 2023

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Hull man jailed for killing two boys in Anlaby Road bike crash – BBC News

Posted February 2nd, 2023 in dangerous driving, guilty pleas, homicide, news, sentencing by sally

‘A driver who killed two boys while using a bus lane “as a racetrack” has been jailed for nine years.’

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BBC News, 1st February 2023

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Bromley: Man jailed for killing father, 52, in knife attack – BBC News

Posted January 26th, 2023 in guilty pleas, homicide, news, offensive weapons, sentencing by sally

‘A man has been jailed for 10 years for killing his father in a frenzied knife attack in Bromley, south-east London.’

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BBC News, 25th January 2023

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NHS trust failed in care of baby who died 23 minutes after birth – The Guardian

Posted January 26th, 2023 in birth, guilty pleas, hospitals, news, prosecutions, standards by sally

‘The mother of a baby girl who died in hospital 23 minutes after being born has said she was “failed in the most cruel way” by an NHS Trust that has admitted failings in their care.’

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The Guardian, 25th January 2023

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Met Safer Schools officer pleads guilty to child sex offences – BBC News

‘A serving Met Police officer who was posted in a school in north London has pleaded guilty to child sex offences.’

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BBC News, 25th January 2023

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Case Comment: R v Maughan (Northern Ireland) [2022] UKSC 13 – UKSC Blog

Posted January 24th, 2023 in criminal procedure, guilty pleas, news, Northern Ireland, sentencing by sally

‘In this post, Ross Ludlow, Legal Support Assistant at Matrix Chambers, comments on the case of R v Maughan (Northern Ireland) [2022] UKSC 13. This case considered the Northern Irish approach to reduction in sentence for defendants who plead guilty to offences at an early stage of proceedings.’

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UKSC Blog, 23rd January 2023

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Naziat Khan death: Zafar Iqbal jailed for murdering wife in front of children – BBC News

Posted December 20th, 2022 in domestic violence, guilty pleas, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man who strangled his wife with her own scarf 21 years ago after being “embarrassed” at her attempts to secure a divorce has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 19th December 2022

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Police worker who shared dead body image on WhatsApp jailed for two years – The Independent

Posted December 15th, 2022 in guilty pleas, internet, misfeasance in public office, news, photography, police, suicide by tracey

‘A police control room worker who shared an image of a teenager’s decapitated head with his partner and friends on WhatsApp has been jailed for more than two years.’

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The Independent, 14th December 2022

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Cloudside man who served mince pies in lockdown jailed – BBC News

‘A man who broke Covid lockdown rules by serving wine and mince pies at a shooting club, then later attempted to destroy evidence, has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 9th November 2022

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Eastbourne couple jailed for neglecting children in squalid house – BBC News

Posted November 8th, 2022 in animal cruelty, child neglect, dogs, guilty pleas, news, sentencing by sally

‘A couple who neglected children in a house filled with litter, rotting food and animal faeces have been jailed.’

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BBC News, 7th November 2022

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Harry Dunn: US citizen pleads guilty to causing death of British teenager by careless driving – The Independent

Posted October 21st, 2022 in accidents, dangerous driving, diplomats, families, guilty pleas, homicide, immunity, news by tracey

‘A US citizen has admitted responsibility for the death of a British teenager in a crash near a US military base. Anne Sacoolas, 45, pleaded guilty to causing the 19-year-old motorcyclist Harry Dunn’s death by careless driving in August 2019.’

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The Independent, 20th October 2022

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Barnsley paedophile to jet off on holiday before sentencing – BBC News

Posted October 20th, 2022 in bail, child abuse, guilty pleas, news, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

‘A paedophile who pleaded guilty to sexually abusing two girls has been allowed to jet off on holiday to Greece before being sentenced.’

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BBC News, 19th October 2022

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E-scooter rider banned from roads for drink-driving in York – BBC News

Posted October 11th, 2022 in drunk in charge, fines, guilty pleas, motorcycles, news, road traffic offences by tracey

‘A man has been banned from driving after admitting riding an e-scooter while over the legal alcohol limit.’

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BBC News, 10th October 2022

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Dudley couple tried to bring £1.75m of cocaine into UK – BBC News

Posted October 11th, 2022 in drug offences, guilty pleas, news, sentencing by tracey

‘Two people who tried to smuggle up to £1.75m of cocaine into the UK had their goods replaced by wooden blocks.’

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BBC News, 10th October 2022

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Ashley Wadsworth: British man who murdered Canadian teenage girlfriend on trip to UK jailed – The Independent

Posted October 11th, 2022 in coercive & controlling behaviour, guilty pleas, murder, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A 23-year-old British man has been sentenced to life in prison for murdering his 19-year-old Canadian girlfriend after she travelled to the UK to meet him.’

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The Independent, 11th October 2022

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Serial cyberstalker who harassed dozens of women has jail term cut – The Guardian

‘The court of appeal has reduced the jail sentence of a serial cyberstalker who harassed women by creating fake social media accounts to spread fake claims about them.’

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The Guardian, 5th October 2022

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Heysham explosion: Man jailed for killing boy, 2, in gas blast – BBC News

Posted October 6th, 2022 in criminal damage, guilty pleas, homicide, news, sentencing, theft by sally

‘A man who cut a gas pipe to sell for scrap, causing a blast in which a two-year-old boy died, has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 5th October 2022

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Rise of plea-bargaining coerces young defendants into guilty pleas, says report – The Guardian

Posted October 6th, 2022 in guilty pleas, news, plea bargaining, reports, young offenders by sally

‘Young prisoners in England and Wales are being rushed into guilty pleas under US-style bargaining arrangements, with some defendants said to be given just 30 minutes to decide, it is claimed.’

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The Guardian, 6th October 2022

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‘Repellent and appalling’ sex offender jailed for groping teen girl on train – The Independent

‘A “dangerous” sex offender with more than 90 criminal convictions has been jailed for groping a teenage girl on a train.’

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The Independent, 3rd October 2022

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Amateur footballer jailed for mowing down two men in Clerkenwell – BBC News

Posted September 22nd, 2022 in attempts, grievous bodily harm, guilty pleas, news, sentencing by sally

‘An amateur footballer has been jailed for 12 years for deliberately pursuing and mowing down two men in his car.’

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BBC News, 21st September 2022

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