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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Man found guilty of murder of Dorset 21-year-old over e-scooter – The Guardian

Posted January 24th, 2023 in murder, news, offensive weapons by sally

‘A man from Afghanistan previously convicted of murder in Serbia has been found guilty of killing a young man in Dorset in a row over an e-scooter.’

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The Guardian, 23rd January 2023

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Four London gang members jailed over armed heists targeting cash vans – The Guardian

‘Four members of an organised crime gang that stole £400,000 in a series of armed robberies targeting cash vans have been jailed.’

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The Guardian, 14th November 2022

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Leicester disorder: Men jailed for part in city unrest – BBC News

‘A judge has jailed two men for their parts in recent unrest in East Leicester telling them the city will not tolerate disorder.’

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BBC News, 18th October 2022

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Judge names youths as he jails them for life for murder of ‘vulnerable’ musician – The Independent

Posted September 28th, 2022 in anonymity, imprisonment, murder, news, offensive weapons, sentencing, young offenders by michael

‘Mr Justice Sweeney lifted reporting restrictions at Winchester Crown Court to allow the naming of Jack Hindley and Samuel Jones, who were found guilty of the murder of 35-year-old Edward Reeve.’

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The Independent, 28th September 2022

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Leicester disorder: Second man sentenced cites social media influence – BBC News

‘A man sentenced for carrying a knife at a protest in Leicester at the weekend said he was influenced by social media.’

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BBC News, 20th September 2022

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Teenager jailed for 13 years over fatal knife attack on schoolboy – The Independent

Posted September 13th, 2022 in homicide, news, offensive weapons, sentencing, young offenders by tracey

‘A teenager has been jailed for 13 years over the fatal stabbing of a 15-year-old boy who tried to fend him off with a traffic cone on his way to school, the Metropolitan Police has said.’

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The Independent, 13th September 2022

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Ricky Morgan: Tube machete attacker jailed for attempted murder – BBC News

Posted September 13th, 2022 in attempted murder, news, offensive weapons, sentencing, transport by tracey

‘A man who attacked a stranger with a machete on a London Tube train has been jailed for a minimum of 16 years.’

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BBC News, 12th September 2022

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Knife crime: Ex-police chief says higher sentences alone will not work – BBC News

Posted August 23rd, 2022 in assault, murder, news, offensive weapons, sentencing by sally

‘Ex-chief constable Sir Peter Fahy told Sky News the “main issue” was a court backlog caused by Covid-19, and this had led to a higher reoffending risk.’

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BBC News, 23rd August 2022

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Almost half of repeat knife carriers not jailed despite government pledge – The Independent

‘Offenders caught repeatedly carrying knives are not being jailed in almost half of cases, despite the government’s attempt at a “two-strike” rule for prison sentences.’

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The Independent, 18th August 2022

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Inmate sentenced for throwing boiling water in the face of prison guard – Crown Prosecution Service

‘An inmate who threw boiling water into the faces of a prison guard and a vulnerable fellow prisoner at HMP Wandsworth has today been sentenced to eight years’ imprisonment.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 4th August 2022

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Man charged under Treason Act after crossbow incident at Windsor Castle – The Guardian

Posted August 3rd, 2022 in firearms, mental health, news, offensive weapons, royal family, treason by tracey

‘A 20-year-old man has been charged with a treason offence and making threats to kill the Queen, after he was arrested at Windsor Castle with a crossbow on Christmas Day last year.’

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The Guardian, 2nd August 2022

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Ava White: Boy who killed girl, 12, in Snapchat row gets life – BBC News

Posted July 12th, 2022 in children, murder, news, offensive weapons, sentencing, young offenders by tracey

‘A 15-year-old boy who stabbed a schoolgirl to death after a row over a Snapchat video has been sentenced for her murder.’

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BBC News, 11th July 2022

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Paddy Power beheading: Coroner highlights authority ‘failures’ – BBC News

Posted June 22nd, 2022 in coroners, inquests, mental health, murder, news, offensive weapons, police by sally

‘The death of a man who was decapitated in a betting shop “would not have occurred” if his attacker had been referred to mental health services the month before, a coroner has concluded.’

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BBC News, 21st June 2022

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Divisional Court rejects bid by major retailer to have knife sale case thrown out as abuse of process – Local Government Lawyer

‘Retailer Argos has failed in a bid to have proceedings brought against it by London Borough of Barking & Dagenham stayed as an abuse of the process of the court.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 16th June 2022

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Fugitive jailed for threatening woman with axe before stealing £25k Rolex – The Independent

‘A fugitive who threatened a woman with an axe and stole her £25,000 watch before fleeing to Spain has been jailed for 10 years.’

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The Independent, 19th June 2022

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Family of teenager stabbed to death gets judicial review into inquest findings – The Independent

‘The family of a teenager stabbed to death in an upmarket Cheshire village has won the right to have a judicial review into his inquest findings.’

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The Independent, 18th May 2022

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Two men convicted after schoolgirl kidnapped, raped and beaten with nunchucks – The Independent

‘Two friends who kidnapped a schoolgirl, beat her with nunchucks and repeatedly raped her have been convicted.’

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The Independent, 17th May 2022

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Home Secretary permanently lifts restrictions on police stop-and-search powers – The Independent

‘The Home Secretary is permanently lifting restrictions placed on police in the use of stop-and-search powers as part of the Government’s strategy to tackle violent crime.’

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The Independent, 16th May 2022

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New Acts – legislation.gov.uk

2022 c. 28 – Marriage and Civil Partnership (Minimum Age) Act 2022

2022 c. 27 – Approved Premises (Substance Testing) Act 2022

2022 c. 26 – Glue Traps (Offences) Act 2022

2022 c. 22 – Animal Welfare (Sentience) Act 2022

2022 c. 20 – Professional Qualifications Act 2022

2022 c. 17 – Local Government (Disqualification) Act 2022

2022 c. 36 – Nationality and Borders Act 2022

2022 c. 34 – British Sign Language Act 2022

2022 c. 32 – Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Act 2022

2022 c. 29 – Taxis and Private Hire Vehicles (Disabled Persons) Act 2022

2022 c. 24 – Cultural Objects (Protection from Seizure) Act 2022

Source: www.legislation.gov.uk