Shaken baby syndrome cases ‘tip of the iceberg’ – BBC News

‘More than 220 infants in the UK were killed or injured as a result of being shaken in the past decade, analysis of NSPCC figures has found. Serious case reviews were carried out on 1,253 children, with nearly one in six of those reports concluding the youngster had suffered a brain injury. The charity said it believed that number was “the tip of the iceberg”.

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BBC News, 7th October 2019

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Match.com rapist has prison term extended after lying about vasectomy to victim who fell pregnant – The Independent

Posted October 4th, 2019 in internet, news, pregnancy, rape, sentencing, victims by tracey

‘A serial rapist who used dating websites including Match.com to target his victims has been given extra prison time for attacks on five more women.’

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The Independent, 3rd October 2019

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Teenager sentenced following drugs death of 14-year-old girl – Crown Prosecution Service

‘A teenager has been sentenced to four years in a young offenders detention centre for supplying the drugs that led to the death of a 14-year-old girl.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 2nd October 2019

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Mother sentenced for making false disability claims for her son who was in the Philippines – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted October 3rd, 2019 in benefits, children, disabled persons, families, fraud, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A woman who claimed her son was living in the loft when he had moved to the Philippines has been sentenced for dishonestly claiming thousands of pounds of benefits for him.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 1st October 2019

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Driver who killed safety patrol cyclist while on phone before fleeing scene jailed – The Independent

Posted October 3rd, 2019 in accidents, bereavement, dangerous driving, news, sentencing, telecommunications by tracey

‘A hit-and-run driver who killed a safety patrol cyclist while on his phone driving the wrong way down a one-way street has been jailed.’

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The Independent, 3rd October 2019

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Who decides the length of prison sentences?

Posted October 2nd, 2019 in imprisonment, news, release on licence, sentencing, statistics by sally

‘Serious criminals will face “tougher” jail sentences, the government has said.’

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BBC News, 2nd October 2019

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Seven jailed over London ‘free Tommy Robinson’ protest – BBC News

Posted September 30th, 2019 in demonstrations, guilty pleas, news, sentencing, violent disorder by michael

‘Seven men were jailed at Southwark Crown Court over the violent disorder in June 2018, which caused injuries to about 20 officers.’

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BBC News, 27th September 2019

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Former milkman sentenced for money laundering – Crown Prosecution Service

‘A former milkman who got into financial difficulties has been sentenced for money laundering.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 26th September 2019

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Volunteer police officer jailed for using Snapchat to sexually groom underage girls – The Independent

Posted September 26th, 2019 in child abuse, guilty pleas, news, sentencing, sexual grooming by tracey

‘A volunteer police officer has been jailed for using Snapchat to sexually groom underage girls.’

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The Independent, 25th September 2019

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Former soldier sentenced for brutal attacks on two women – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted September 24th, 2019 in assault, domestic violence, guilty pleas, news, sentencing by tracey

‘Former soldier Stefan Carr has been sentenced to a total of eight years and three months, plus three years on licence, at Leeds Crown Court today (23 September) for brutally attacking both his partner and his ex-partner in quick succession.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 23rd September 2019

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Man jailed over anti-Muslim Instagram posts alongside topless photos with gun – The Independent

‘A man who posed with a shotgun and urged people to “stand up” against Muslims has been jailed for four years.’

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The Independent, 23rd September 2019

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Emiliano Sala: Two jailed for accessing CCTV footage of footballer’s post-mortem – The Independent

‘Two people who illegally accessed CCTV footage of Emiliano Sala’s post-mortem examination have been jailed.’

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The Independent, 23rd September 2019

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Student jailed for making 3D printed gun – BBC News

Posted September 20th, 2019 in firearms, guilty pleas, news, sentencing by sally

‘A “loner” university student has been jailed for making a gun using a 3D printer.’

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BBC News, 19th September 2019

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‘Catfishing’ sex offender is jailed for a year – Daily Telegraph

Posted September 18th, 2019 in internet, malicious communications, news, sentencing, sexual offences by tracey

‘A convicted sex offender, who posed as a woman on a dating website in order to trick other females into sending him intimate photographs, has been jailed for a year.’

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Daily Telegraph, 17th September 2019

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Rotherham child sex abuse: Waseem Khaliq jailed for further 45 months – BBC News

Posted September 17th, 2019 in child abuse, children, intimidation, news, sentencing, sexual offences, witnesses by tracey

‘A man jailed for 10 years for abusing young girls in Rotherham has also been sentenced to another three years and nine months in prison for witness intimidation.’

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BBC News, 16th September 2019

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More victims able to challenge ‘unduly lenient’ prison sentences – Ministry of Justice

‘Under plans confirmed by ministers today (17 September 2019), the Unduly Lenient Sentence scheme will be extended to 14 new offences.’

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Ministry of Justice, 17th September 2019

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Teenager jailed for 19 years after researching mass shooting – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted September 16th, 2019 in explosives, firearms, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A 19-year old who bought a Glock handgun gun with the intention of carrying out a mass shooting has been sentenced to 19 years’ imprisonment at Taunton Crown Court today.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 13th September 2019

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Prison governor attacks ‘fantasy’ that criminals can be rehabilitated behind bars – Daily Telegraph

Posted September 16th, 2019 in imprisonment, news, prisons, rehabilitation, sentencing by tracey

‘Rehabilitation of criminals is a “fantasy” as the prison system cannot be expected to undo a lifetime of troubles in a few months, a leading official has said.’

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Daily Telegraph, 15th September 2019

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Four sentenced for their part in the UK’s largest ever visa fraud – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted September 12th, 2019 in conspiracy, fraud, news, sentencing, visas by tracey

‘Four people have been sentenced at Southwark Crown Court today for their part in the UK’s largest immigration fraud and attempting to cheat HMRC of payroll tax.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 11th September 2019

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Paedophile who made partner’s children watch them have sex before abusing them jailed – The Independent

Posted September 12th, 2019 in child abuse, guilty pleas, news, sentencing, sexual grooming, sexual offences by tracey

‘An “insidious” paedophile, who encouraged his partner’s children to watch the couple have sex before sexually abusing them, has been jailed.’

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The Independent, 11th September 2019

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