Fake Hull estate agent cannabis growing gang jailed – BBC News

Posted February 7th, 2024 in drug offences, drug trafficking, gangs, imprisonment, news, sentencing by sally

‘A gang which ran a drug dealing operation using an estate agent as cover have been jailed.’

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BBC News, 5th February 2024

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Neath Port Talbot: Mathew Pickering jailed for life for murder – BBC News

‘A man who murdered his on-off girlfriend has been sentenced to life in prison, with a minimum term of 17-and-a-half years.’

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BBC News, 5th February 2024

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Brianna Ghey: Why teenagers who killed her can be named – BBC News

‘Two teenagers who murdered 16-year-old Brianna Ghey after devising a “kill list” of children to target will be named for the first time today.’

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BBC News, 2nd February 2024

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Carlisle man jailed for arson attack on wrong house – BBC News

Posted January 31st, 2024 in arson, imprisonment, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A man has been jailed after a revenge arson attack on the wrong house.’

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BBC News, 30th January 2024

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Llanelli DJ jailed for urinating on cancer patient and posting video online – The Guardian

Posted January 26th, 2024 in assault, cancer, compensation, imprisonment, news, sentencing by sally

‘A wedding DJ has been jailed for 14 weeks for urinating on a cancer patient and then posting the footage online.’

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The Guardian, 25th January 2024

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Paedophile who subjected child to campaign of horrifying abuse jailed for 18 years – The Independent

Posted January 24th, 2024 in child abuse, children, imprisonment, news, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

‘A terrifying-looking paedophile who subjected a child to years of sexual abuse and rape in Kent has been locked behind bars for 18 years.’

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The Independent, 23rd January 2024

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Criminal review body missed chance to clear Andrew Malkinson in 2013 – The Guardian

‘The organisation responsible for investigating miscarriages of justice missed a major opportunity to reconsider Andrew Malkinson’s case, internal documents suggest.’

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The Guardian, 24th January 2024

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Cheltenham man jailed for leading police on 141-mile chase in baby dash – The Guardian

Posted January 24th, 2024 in birth, dangerous driving, imprisonment, insurance, news, police, sentencing by sally

‘A man has been jailed for leading police on a dangerous 141-mile car chase through half a dozen police force areas because his partner was in labour and he wanted to get to her in time.’

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The Guardian, 23rd January 2024

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Four jailed after murder of rappers during revenge gang raid were 45 shots where fired – The Independent

Posted January 24th, 2024 in firearms, gangs, imprisonment, murder, news, offensive weapons, sentencing by sally

‘Four men have been jailed for at least 38 years for murdering two rappers who were stabbed and shot in a “horrific” gang-related revenge attack.’

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The Independent, 23rd January 2024

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Pair killed man then went shopping with his money – BBC News

Posted January 22nd, 2024 in fraud, imprisonment, murder, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A man and woman from Bradford have been jailed for life for murdering a vulnerable grandfather in his own home.’

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BBC News, 22nd January 2024

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Online sex blackmailer who forced victim to abuse a seven-year-old jailed for 24 years – The Independent

‘An online sex blackmailer who subjected dozens of victims to “mental torture” – forcing them to film degrading sexual acts including the abuse of a seven-year-old girl – has been jailed for 24 years.’

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The Independent, 20th January 2024

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Two men jailed on racist police officer’s evidence have convictions overturned – The Guardian

‘Two men who were framed by a racist and corrupt detective for the same offence he was later jailed for have had their convictions posthumously quashed by the court of appeal 46 years later.’

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The Guardian, 18th January 2024

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MoJ changes to indefinite jail sentences do not go far enough, says UN expert – The Guardian

‘A UN torture expert has said changes to the imprisonment for public protection (IPP) scheme in England and Wales do not go far enough and repeated her call for prisoners jailed under the indefinite sentencing regime to be granted release dates.’

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The Guardian, 19th January 2024

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Sebastian Timmis: ‘Manipulative’ dating app fraudster jailed – BBC News

Posted January 17th, 2024 in fraud, imprisonment, internet, news, sentencing by sally

‘A “cynical and manipulative” fraudster who stole more than £30,000 from women he met online has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 16th January 2024

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Serial killer obsessed fake policeman who planned mass shooting jailed for life – The Independent

‘A Lidl worker who dressed as a fake policeman with a plan to attack police headquarters, who plotted to shoot former teachers and ex-schoolmates, has been jailed for life.’

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The Independent, 13th January 2024

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Swindon driver jailed after carrying children in car chase – BBC News

Posted January 10th, 2024 in children, dangerous driving, drug offences, imprisonment, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man who reached speeds of 70mph in a 30mph zone while being chased by police, despite having four children in his car, has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 9th January 2024

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Man sentenced for shouting antisemitic abuse – Crown Prosecution Service

‘A man has been sentenced to 10 weeks’ imprisonment for shouting antisemitic and other racist slurs in public before making violent threats toward a police officer.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 5th January 2024

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Ministers to meet to discuss Post Office Horizon scandal – BBC News

‘Ministers are to meet to consider possible ways of clearing the names of hundreds of sub-postmasters convicted in the Post Office Horizon scandal.’

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BBC News, 8th January 2024

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Sutton: Three jailed for abusing care home residents with learning disabilities – BBC News

‘Three carers have been jailed after being convicted of abusing care home residents in south London.’

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BBC News, 4th January 2024

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Edward Little: Sentence increased for Hyde Park gun attack plotter – BBC News

Posted January 5th, 2024 in conspiracy, firearms, imprisonment, news, sentencing, terrorism by sally

‘A man who planned a gun attack at central London’s Hyde Park has had his jail sentence increased.’

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BBC News, 4th January 2024

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