Schoolboy who disguised himself as old man to rob jewellers is jailed – The Guardian

Posted November 12th, 2012 in impersonation, news, robbery, sentencing, young offenders by sally

“A schoolboy who wore a prosthetic disguise and hairpieces to carry out armed robberies has been sent to prison.”

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The Guardian, 11th November 2012

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Abu Hamza son Imran Mostafa jailed over King’s Lynn raid – BBC News

Posted November 9th, 2012 in firearms, news, robbery, sentencing by tracey

“The son of Islamic cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri has been jailed for 11 years over an armed raid on a Norfolk jewellers.”

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BBC News, 8th November 2012

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Pentyrch web date killer Bleddyn King given 28 years – BBC News

Posted October 17th, 2012 in arson, internet, murder, news, robbery, sentencing, video recordings by tracey

“An 18-year-old man who stabbed a 64-year-old widower 72 times in his bungalow after meeting him on a website has been jailed for life for murder.”

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BBC News, 16th October 2012

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Rioter arrested alongside millionaire’s daughter jailed for eight years – Daily Telegraph

Posted September 21st, 2012 in burglary, handling stolen goods, news, robbery, sentencing, violent disorder by tracey

“A man who took part in last summer’s riots alongside a millionaire’s daughter has been sentenced to eight years in prison for throwing bricks at police officers.”

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Daily Telegraph, 20th September 2012

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Polish builders jailed for beating multimillionaire to death in vain attempt to get him to reveal where he kept his cash – The Independent

Posted August 13th, 2012 in burglary, murder, news, robbery, sentencing by sally

“Three builders have been jailed for life with a recommendation that they serve at least 30 years for murdering a multimillionaire, police said.”

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The Independent, 11th August 2012

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Rioters who looted Notting Hill restaurant given long jail sentences – The Guardian

“Rioters who rampaged across west London for four hours, attacking a lone shopkeeper and robbing diners at a Michelin-starred restaurant, have been given some of the harshest sentences for crimes committed during last August’s UK riots.”

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The Guardian, 8th August 2012

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Judges can’t punish criminals who offend while on parole – Daily Telegraph

Posted July 23rd, 2012 in affray, criminal damage, judges, news, parole, robbery, sentencing by tracey

“Judge Jamie Tabor QC spoke out at Gloucester crown court after dealing with a former soldier who was out on licence from a jail term for attempted robbery when he committed offences of affray and criminal damage.”

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Daily Telegraph, 23rd July 2012

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‘Psycopath’ killer gets 35 years for bludgeoning pensioner – The Independent

Posted July 5th, 2012 in closed circuit television, DNA, murder, news, robbery, sentencing by sally

“A self-confessed ‘psychopath’ was today jailed for life with a minimum term of 35 years after he was found guilty of bludgeoning a pensioner to death with a hammer.”

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The Independent, 4th July 2012

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Jailed, the drunken thief who robbed his local bookies – Daily Telegraph

Posted June 22nd, 2012 in news, robbery, sentencing by tracey

“A man who used a rock to hold up a bookies at which he was a regular customer has been jailed.”

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Daily Telegraph, 21st June 2012

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Bangor armed robbery trio sentenced to 26 years in jail in total – BBC News

Posted June 1st, 2012 in news, robbery, sentencing by tracey

“Three Gwynedd men have been jailed for a total of 26 years for an armed robbery at a property in Bangor.”

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BBC News, 31st May 2012

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Millionaire’s daughter jailed for acting as a driver in London riots – The Independent

Posted May 28th, 2012 in news, robbery, sentencing, violent disorder, weapons by sally

“A millionaire’s daughter was jailed for two years yesterday after she acted as the driver for a group of armed looters who pillaged shops and robbed people at knifepoint during last summer’s riots.”

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The Independent, 26th May 2012

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‘Elvis’ armed robber jailed for life – The Independent

Posted April 2nd, 2012 in guilty pleas, news, psychiatric damage, robbery, sentencing, victims, weapons by sally

“A serial armed robber who dressed up as Elvis Presley and sported other bizarre disguises when he targeted betting shops across Britain was today jailed for life.”

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The Independent, 2nd April 2012

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Two in five violent criminals handed a caution – Daily Telegraph

Posted April 2nd, 2012 in cautions, courts, news, robbery, sexual offences, violent offenders by sally

“Two in five violent criminals and sex offenders are escaping with a caution rather than being put before the courts, figures show.”

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Daily Telegraph, 2nd April 2012

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Chandler’s Ford robbers lawfully killed by Met Police – BBC News

Posted November 16th, 2011 in coroners, inquests, news, police, robbery by sally

“Two men shot dead by police as they robbed a security guard outside a bank were killed lawfully, an inquest jury has decided.”

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BBC News, 15th November 2011

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Shopkeeper, 72, will not face charges over florist raid death – Daily Telegraph

Posted September 7th, 2011 in burglary, news, robbery, self-defence by sally

“An elderly shopkeeper who stabbed to death a burglar will not face charges, as prosecutors reassured homeowners they can use reasonable force to protect themselves, their families and their property.”

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Daily Telegraph, 7th September 2011

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Hattersley man jailed for life for Peter Boustead murder – BBC News

Posted August 31st, 2011 in murder, news, robbery, sentencing by sally

“A man who admitted robbing and murdering a man at his home in Greater Manchester has been jailed for life.”

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BBC News, 30th August 2011

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Shrien Dewani ‘unfit to stand trial’, says barrister – The Guardian

“A British man accused of arranging for his wife to be murdered while they were on honeymoon in South Africa would be considered unfit to stand trial if he was facing a British court, his extradition hearing has been told.”

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The Guardian, 18th July 2011

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Men jailed for West Yorkshire and Lancashire bank raids – BBC News

Posted June 9th, 2011 in news, offensive weapons, robbery, sentencing by tracey

“Two men have been jailed for their parts in three bank robberies in which more than £500,000 was stolen.”

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BBC News, 8th June 2011

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Court of appeal quashes conviction over 1974 robbery – The Guardian

Posted May 24th, 2011 in appeals, Criminal Cases Review Commission, news, robbery by sally

“A man who has spent decades denying his involvement in an armed robbery has won his appeal against conviction.”

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The Guardian, 24th May 2011

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George Davis awaits court ruling over 1975 robbery – BBC News

Posted May 24th, 2011 in appeals, criminal injuries compensation, news, robbery by sally

“A man is to learn whether his name has been cleared over a robbery he was convicted of committing in the 1970s.”

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BBC News, 24th May 2011

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