Charlie Alliston: Cyclist detained over pedestrian death – BBC News

‘A cyclist who knocked over and killed a 44-year-old woman in east London has been sentenced to 18 months in a young offenders’ institution.’

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BBC News, 18th September 2017

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Teenagers convicted of homophobic hate crime – Crown Prosecution Service

‘Three teenagers who pleaded guilty to attacking two passengers on a train because of their sexuality have today been jailed. The three male youths, two aged 16 and one aged 17, were each sentenced to six months in prison at Uxbridge Magistrates’ Court on 14 September, after admitting violent disorder and, in one case, possession of an offensive weapon.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 14th September 2017

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Secret Millionaire property developer jailed for manslaughter after carpenter fell through ceiling – Daily Telegraph

Posted September 18th, 2017 in costs, fines, health & safety, homicide, imprisonment, negligence, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A property developer who appeared on The Secret Millionaire has been jailed for manslaughter after a carpenter fell through the ceiling of a development a year after safety warnings.’

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Daily Telegraph, 17th September 2017

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Thousands of IPP prisoners are trapped in a shameful limbo. They must be freed – The Guardian

Posted September 15th, 2017 in imprisonment, news, parole, sentencing by tracey

‘The plight of James Ward shows the injustice of a bungled scheme. Seven years after its abolition 3,000 remain behind bars with no release date in sight.’

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The Guardian, 15th September 2017

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Predatory paedophile has his sentence increased by 3 years – Attorney General’s Office

‘Abingdon man who used fake online profiles to abuse children has his sentence increased by the Court of Appeal.’

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Attorney General’s Office, 12th September 2017

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Czech slaves gang forced Plymouth victim to lie – BBC News

‘Four gang members have been jailed for forcing a slavery victim to withdraw evidence, causing a trial to collapse.’

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BBC News, 12th September 2017

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Rooney traveller family jailed for modern slavery offences – BBC News

‘Nine members of a traveller family who kept workers in squalid conditions in caravans have been jailed for modern day slavery offences.’

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BBC News, 12th September 2017

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Art dealer who stole celebrity portraits of the Rolling Stones, Princess Diana and Bob Dylan jailed for four years – The Independent

Posted September 13th, 2017 in artistic works, fraud, imprisonment, news, proceeds of crime, sentencing, theft by tracey

‘A Cotswold art dealer who stole nearly £500,000 worth of artworks, including paintings by the Rolling Stones’ Ronnie Wood, from clients, has been jailed for four years.’

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The Independent, 13th September 2017

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Three men and a boy jailed for ‘abhorrent’ rape of girl, 16, in Ramsgate – Daily Telegraph

Posted September 11th, 2017 in imprisonment, news, rape, sentencing, young persons by tracey

‘Three men and a boy who subjected a lost teenage girl to an “abhorrent” rape have been jailed.’

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Daily Telegraph, 14th September 2017

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Young black people nine times more likely to be jailed than young white people – report – The Guardian

‘Young black people are nine times more likely to be locked up in England and Wales than young white people, according to Ministry of Justice analysis.’

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The Guardian, 1st September 2017

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Man jailed for murdering niece who was also partner – BBC News

Posted September 4th, 2017 in domestic violence, imprisonment, incest, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man has been jailed for life for murdering a woman who was his niece and also his partner.’

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BBC News, 1st September 2017

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Jailed YouTuber: ‘Not proud’ of prank – BBC News

Posted September 4th, 2017 in imprisonment, internet, news, threatening behaviour, video recordings by sally

‘A YouTuber jailed for his part in a prank on the public says he is “sorry if he frightened people”.’

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BBC News, 3rd September 2017

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Woman jailed for 10 years for making series of false rape claims – The Guardian

‘A woman who made a series of false rape claims and sexual assault allegations has been jailed for 10 years.’

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The Guardian, 24th August 2017

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Homeless man jailed for Hyde Park murder – The Guardian

Posted August 25th, 2017 in deportation, homelessness, immigration, imprisonment, London, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A homeless man has been jailed for at least 26 years for murdering a “kind and peace-loving” carer in London’s Hyde Park after the authorities failed to deport him on at least six occasions over two years.’

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The Guardian, 24th August 2017

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Armed robber dressed as witch jailed for Newport Co-op raid – BBC News

Posted August 23rd, 2017 in dangerous driving, imprisonment, news, offensive weapons, robbery, sentencing by sally

‘A man has been jailed for life following an armed robbery on a supermarket while dressed as a witch.’

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BBC News, 22nd August 2017

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Justice secretary told to ‘get a grip’ on backlog of prisoners held beyond sentence – The Guardian

‘The chair of the Parole Board has expressed his frustration at the government’s failure to “get a grip” on the issue of prisoners serving indeterminate sentences under the discredited imprisonment for public protection (IPP) programme.’

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The Guardian, 14th August 2017

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Prisoner ‘suicidal’ 11 years into 10-month jail term – BBC News

Posted August 14th, 2017 in arson, imprisonment, news, prisons, self-harm, sentencing by sally

‘In 2006, James Ward was given a 10-month minimum jail sentence called an IPP (Imprisonment for Public Protection) for arson.’

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BBC News, 14th August 2017

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Mother-of-two jailed for leading police on 120mph car chase – Daily Telegraph

‘A speeding motorist has been jailed after leading police on a car chase where she exceeded 120mph, with the judge branding it as the worst case of dangerous driving he had ever seen.’

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Daily Telegraph, 4th August 2017

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‘Disturbed’ sexual predator who attacked five women in weekend rampage jailed for eight years – The Independent

Posted August 7th, 2017 in assault, imprisonment, London, news, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

‘A “dangerous and disturbed” man who sexually assaulted five women in a single weekend, subjecting his final victim to a “horrific” knife-point attack, has been jailed for eight years.’

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The Independent, 6th Augut 2017

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Man who broke woman’s leg with remote-controlled car weeks before her wedding is jailed for two years – The Independent

Posted August 2nd, 2017 in grievous bodily harm, imprisonment, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A man has been jailed for two years after breaking a woman’s leg with a remote-controlled car just weeks before her wedding day.’

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The Independent, 1st August 2017

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