Tougher punishments for animal cruelty crimes in England and Wales – BBC News

Posted May 10th, 2022 in animal cruelty, bills, news, sentencing by sally

‘Courts are set to be given powers to hand out tougher punishments for serious animal cruelty crimes, under proposed new sentencing guidelines.’

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BBC News, 10th May 2022

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Five killers including triple murderer who smothered his baby have jail terms reviewed by judges – The Independent

Posted May 5th, 2022 in appeals, child abuse, domestic violence, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘Five notorious killers including Sarah Everard’s murderer and a father who smothered his own baby daughter are having their sentences reviewed by senior judges.’

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The Independent, 5th May 2022

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Man who killed ‘caring’ grandfather because he reminded him to check on his children jailed – The Independent

Posted May 4th, 2022 in assault, families, homicide, imprisonment, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man has been sentenced to more than 12 years in prison for killing a “caring, loving and strong” grandfather because he reminded him to check on his children.’

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The Independent, 4th May 2022

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Man found guilty of threatening ‘traitor’ Labour MP with noose – The Guardian

‘A man has been found guilty of threatening a Labour MP after he held a makeshift gallows with a noose outside parliament and said: “This is what we do to traitors.”’

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The Guardian, 3rd May 2022

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Woman sentenced to 20 years in prison over death of asthmatic son – The Guardian

‘A heroin addict convicted of fatally neglecting her seven-year-old son, who died alone in a garden from an asthma attack, has been jailed for 20 years.’

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The Guardian, 28th April 2022

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Three Lancashire men jailed over male escort blackmail plot – BBC News

Posted April 29th, 2022 in blackmail, imprisonment, news, sentencing by tracey

‘Three men who tried to extort up to £40,000 from victims in a “callous” blackmail plot have been jailed.’

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BBC News, 28th April 2022

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Met Police officer who arranged to meet ’13-year-old girl’ for sex jailed for five years – Daily Telegraph

Posted April 28th, 2022 in child abuse, internet, news, police, sentencing, sexual grooming by sally

‘A Metropolitan Police counter-terrorism officer has been jailed for five-and-a-half years for arranging to a meet a 13-year-old girl for sex when he was “on duty working from home”.’

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Daily Telegraph, 27th April 2022

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Helen Anderson: Boyfriend jailed for mother-of-four’s murder – BBC News

Posted April 27th, 2022 in domestic violence, imprisonment, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man has been jailed for life for the murder of a mother-of-four whose body was found in undergrowth by a roadside.’

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BBC News, 26th April 2022

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Donald Wood jailed for sending threatening letters to MPs – BBC News

‘A man who sent threatening letters to three Labour MPs before fleeing to Morocco has been jailed for 21 months.’

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BBC News, 26th April 2022

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Pension fraudsters jailed after £13m scam – BBC News

Posted April 26th, 2022 in fraud, news, pensions, sentencing by sally

‘Two fraudsters have been jailed for their part in a series of scams in which 245 people lost millions of pounds in pension savings.’

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BBC News, 23rd April 2022

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M1 crash: Drink-drive mum jailed over deaths of children – BBC News

Posted April 26th, 2022 in children, dangerous driving, drunk in charge, homicide, news, sentencing by sally

‘A mother who killed two of her children when she crashed into a lorry while drink-driving has been jailed for more than four years.’

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BBC News, 25th April 2022

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Hampshire football coach Alfie Morel jailed for child sex attacks – BBC News

‘A football coach who sexually abused boys after grooming them through online gaming and relentless messages has been jailed for 15 years and 10 months.’

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BBC News, 23rd April 2022

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Man gets suspended jail sentence for ‘offensive’ video of Grenfell Tower model – The Guardian

Posted April 21st, 2022 in news, racism, retrials, sentencing, suspended sentences, video recordings by sally

‘A man has been sentenced to 10 weeks, suspended for two years, after admitting sending a “grossly offensive” viral video of a cardboard model of Grenfell Tower being burned on a bonfire.’

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The Guardian, 20th April 2022

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Dagenham Iceland killing: Father and son given life sentences – BBC News

Posted April 20th, 2022 in imprisonment, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A father and son who repeatedly ran over a man in front of witnesses in a car park have received life sentences for his murder.’

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BBC News, 18th April 2022

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Harsher sentences introduced for ‘spiking’ drugs – Home Office

Posted April 14th, 2022 in drug offences, government departments, imprisonment, news, sentencing by tracey

‘From today, those found in unlawful possession of these drugs face sentences of up to five years behind bars.’

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Home Office, 13th April 2022

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Ali Harbi Ali given whole-life sentence for murder of David Amess – The Guardian

Posted April 14th, 2022 in imprisonment, Islam, murder, news, parliament, sentencing, terrorism by tracey

‘Ali Harbi Ali, 26, was handed a whole-life tariff by Mr Justice Sweeney after being convicted on Monday of murdering the MP and of planning terrorist attacks on other MPs, including the cabinet minister Michael Gove, for two years before he killed Amess.’

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The Guardian, 13th April 2022

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Sam Davies murder: Four jailed for life over stab death – BBC News

Posted April 13th, 2022 in imprisonment, murder, news, sentencing by tracey

‘Sam Davies murder: Four jailed for life over stab death.’

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BBC News, 12th April 2022

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Breach of injunction preventing works on woodland site sees landowner receive jail sentence – Local Government Lawyer

‘A landowner in Kent has been given a custodial term of eight months imprisonment, with two months immediate custody and six suspended for 18 months, for breaching an injunction against works on an ancient woodland site.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 6th April 2022

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Man jailed for 13 years for raping woman he met in Kingston nightclub – The Independent

‘A man has been jailed for 13 years after he filmed himself raping a woman he met at a nightclub.’

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The Independent, 7th April 2022

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Woman jailed for creating ‘to-do list and toolkit’ in plan to murder ex – The Independent

Posted April 8th, 2022 in attempted murder, imprisonment, news, offensive weapons, sentencing by sally

‘A 20-year-old woman who created a “meticulous” to-do list and a “murder toolkit” has been jailed for plotting to kidnap, torture and kill a former lover.’

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The Independent, 7th April 2022

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