Van driver avoids jail for punching cyclist unconscious – BBC News

Posted October 5th, 2022 in assault, compensation, dangerous driving, news, sentencing, suspended sentences by sally

‘A van driver who knocked a cyclist unconscious in a road rage attack has been spared jail.’

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BBC News, 4th 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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Essex man jailed over £226m Caribbean resort scam – BBC News

Posted October 4th, 2022 in fraud, news, sentencing by sally

‘A fraudster who duped more than 8,000 people into investing in celebrity-backed luxury Caribbean holiday resorts in a £226m scam has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 3rd October 2022

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Rikki Neave police ‘ignored scientific evidence’ – BBC News

‘Six-year-old Rikki Neave disappeared after leaving home for school in November 1994 – his body was discovered the following day. A BBC investigation has found that police ignored scientific evidence to build a case against his mother, leaving his killer free for more than 20 years.’

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BBC News, 3rd October 2022

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Men jailed for murder of friend killed by rival gang in shootout – BBC News

Posted September 30th, 2022 in firearms, gangs, imprisonment, news, sentencing, vicarious liability by michael

‘Three men have each been jailed for at least 29 years for the murder of their friend killed by rivals in a shootout.’

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BBC News, 29th September 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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Drug driver jailed for deliberately crashing car into pensioner’s bungalow – The Independent

‘A drug driver who deliberately crashed his BMW into a pensioner’s bungalow has been jailed.’

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The Independent, 28th September 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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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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Alex Belfield: Former BBC presenter jailed for stalking – BBC News

Posted September 16th, 2022 in BBC, harassment, imprisonment, internet, news, sentencing, stalking, victims by tracey

‘A former BBC radio presenter found guilty of stalking four people including broadcaster Jeremy Vine has been jailed for five and a half years.’

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BBC News, 16th September 2022

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Marnie Clayton’s harasser Abid Khan jailed for longer after weapons found – BBC News

Posted September 16th, 2022 in harassment, imprisonment, news, prisons, sentencing by tracey

‘A man in prison for a campaign of harassment against a woman will spend more time inside after he was found with weapons and mobile phones.’

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BBC News, 15th September 2022

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Withernsea: Brothers jailed after man killed in pub brawl – BBC News

Posted September 16th, 2022 in affray, alcohol abuse, grievous bodily harm, homicide, imprisonment, news, sentencing by tracey

‘Two brothers have been jailed after a man was killed and another injured in a “violent attack fuelled by alcohol” in an East Yorkshire coastal pub.’

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BBC News, 15th September 2022

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Barrister who raped woman he met on Tinder jailed for four years – The Independent

Posted September 16th, 2022 in autism, barristers, consent, imprisonment, news, rape, sentencing, sexual offences by tracey

‘A barrister who laughed after forcing himself on his Tinder date has been jailed for four years for rape.’

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The Independent, 16th September 2022

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Reece Heffernan stabbing: Three jailed for murder – BBC News

Posted September 14th, 2022 in drug offences, gangs, imprisonment, murder, news, sentencing by tracey

‘Three drug dealers who stabbed a man to death in the street have been jailed for his murder.’

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BBC News, 13th 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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Emily Maitlis stalker jailed for eight years over letters sent from prison – The Guardian

Posted September 6th, 2022 in news, restraining orders, sentencing, stalking by sally

‘A stalker who has had a three-decade fixation with the former BBC Newsnight presenter Emily Maitlis has been jailed for eight years after attempting to breach a restraining order for the 20th time.’

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The Guardian, 5th September 2022

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Man jailed for attacking blind wife with meat cleaver – BBC News

‘A man has been jailed for nine years after striking his blind wife in the head with a meat cleaver.’

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BBC News, 1st September 2022

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Half of all court cases over breach of anti-social behaviour injunction end with defendant imprisoned, new data shows – Local Government Lawyer

“Almost half of all cases concerning civil injunction breaches brought to court by social housing providers and councils since the first lockdown have resulted in a prison sentence, according to a report from the Bureau of Investigative Journalism.”

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Local Government Lawyer, 30th August 2022

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Non-fatal strangulation: Spalding man jailed for 34 months – BBC News

Posted August 25th, 2022 in assault, criminal damage, news, sentencing, threatening behaviour by sally

‘A man who admitted throttling a woman he met on a dating site has become one of the first people in the country to be jailed under a new law.’