Serial killer’s dealer jailed for Grindr murder – BBC News

Posted September 12th, 2019 in murder, news, poisoning, sentencing by tracey

‘A drug dealer who supplied serial killer Stephen Port has been jailed for at least 31 years for the murder of a businessman.’

Full Story

BBC News, 11th September 2019

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Man, 69, jailed for knocking teenager off bike in road rage row – The Guardian

Posted September 12th, 2019 in assault, bicycles, dangerous driving, guilty pleas, news, road traffic, sentencing by tracey

‘A man who used his 4×4 to knock down a teenage cyclist before beating him up and trashing his new bicycle during a road rage row has been jailed for six months.’

Full Story

The Guardian, 11th September 2019

Source: www.theguardian.com

Woman jailed for punching Muslim woman and ripping her hijab off – The Independent

Posted September 11th, 2019 in alcohol abuse, assault, hate crime, Islam, news, police, racism, sentencing, suspended sentences, taxis by tracey

‘A care assistant has been jailed for 20 months after attacking two shoppers and ripping one’s hijab off.’

Full Story

The Independent, 10th September 2019

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Rastamouse creator sentenced for £8,000 benefit fraud – The Guardian

Posted September 11th, 2019 in benefits, community service, fraud, news, sentencing by tracey

‘The creator of the children’s TV character Rastamouse has been ordered to do community service for benefit fraud, after the judge’s daughter said the author should not be jailed.’

Full Story

The Guardian, 10th September 2019

Source: www.theguardian.com

Vincent Fuller: White supremacist jailed for launching far-right terror attack a day after Christchurch shootings – The Independent

Posted September 11th, 2019 in assault, attempted murder, hate crime, Islam, news, offensive weapons, racism, sentencing, terrorism by tracey

‘A far-right terrorist who tried to kill Muslims in a rampage the day after the Christchurch attack has been jailed for more than 18 years.’

Full Story

The Independent, 11th September 2019

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Only one in four criminals jailed for attacking police officers, Home Secretary reveals – Daily Telegraph

Posted September 10th, 2019 in assault, news, police, sentencing, statistics by tracey

‘Only a quarter of criminals convicted of attacking police officers have been jailed since tough new laws were introduced, the Home Secretary has revealed.’

Full speech

Full Story

Daily Telegraph, 9th September 2019

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Government must end ‘irreparable harm’ inflicted on children whose mothers are in prison, warn MPs – The Independent

Posted September 10th, 2019 in children, families, imprisonment, news, select committees, sentencing, women by tracey

‘The government needs to take action to end the “irreparable harm” inflicted on children whose mothers are in prison, MPs and peers have warned. Courts often do not have adequate information about whether a defendant has children and how a sentence would impact their lives, the Joint Committee on Human Rights said.’

Full Story

The Independent, 9th September 2019

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Police call for crackdown on ‘rape porn’ after man copied videos in London sex attack – The Independent

‘Police have called for a crackdown on “rape porn” after a man appeared to imitate videos he had watched in a sex attack in London.’

Full Story

The Independent, 8th September 2019

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Paedophile sentenced to 29 years for systematic sexual abuse and rape of a child – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted September 6th, 2019 in child abuse, news, rape, sentencing, sexual offences by tracey

‘A paedophile has been sentenced for 29 years for raping and sexually abusing a child for over seven years.’

Full Story

Crown Prosecution Service, 5th September 2019

Source: www.cps.gov.uk

PC who bought porn while child lay dead in house is jailed – BBC News

Posted September 6th, 2019 in fraud, guilty pleas, internet, news, police, pornography, sentencing by tracey

‘A police officer who bought pornography at the family home of a dead child has been jailed for 12 months.’

Full Story

BBC News, 5th September 2019

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Would-be assassin whose gun jammed is jailed for 28 years – The Independent

Posted September 6th, 2019 in attempted murder, firearms, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A would-be assassin whose gun jammed as he opened fire on a woman while she watched TV has been jailed for 28 years.’

Full Story

The Independent, 5th September 2019

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Paedophile who ordered child abuse in Philippines jailed – BBC News

‘A paedophile who ordered the live online sexual abuse of Filipino children by their parents has been jailed for nine years.’

Full Story

BBC News, 4th September 2019

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Albanian crime boss who ran multi-million pound drugs racked ordered to pay only £14,380 – Daily Telegraph

‘An Albanian drugs kingpin who ran a multi-million pound cocaine racket only has to pay back £14,380 after the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) requested a “risible” sum, a judge has complained.’

Full Story

Daily Telegraph, 4th September 2019

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Suspended Jail Sentences For Campaigners Protesting Site Of UK’s ‘Biggest Fracking Tremor’ – Rights Info

‘Three campaigners who breached an injunction restricting protest at a shale gas site struck by what is believed to be the UK’s biggest fracking tremor have been given suspended prison sentences.’

Full Story

Rights Info, 3rd September 2019

Source: rightsinfo.org

White supremacist who sent fake anthrax to Queen jailed for 12 years – The Guardian

‘A white supremacist who triggered a full-scale security alert after sending fake anthrax to the Queen with a threatening note saying “the clowns r coming 4 you” has been jailed for 12 and a half years.’

Full Story

The Guardian, 3rd September 2019

Source: www.theguardian.com

Anti-fracking trio given suspended sentences for breaking protest ban – The Guardian

‘Three anti-fracking activists have been given suspended prison sentences after breaking a ban on demonstrations which their lawyers argued “severely curtails the right to protest”.’

Full Story

The Guaridan, 3rd September 2019

Source: www.theguardian.com

Jail for student who brandished replica gun at Exeter University – The Guardian

Posted September 4th, 2019 in firearms, news, sentencing, threatening behaviour by sally

‘A student who triggered an armed police response when he brandished a fake gun on a university campus has been jailed for eight months.’

Full Story

The Guardian, 3rd September 2019

Source: www.theguardian.com

Man jailed for driving into PC near Stafford 10k race – BBC News

‘A banned driver who crushed a police officer against a fence before dragging her along has been jailed for 12 years.’

Full Story

BBC News, 2nd September 2019

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Rotherham child sexual abuse: judge calls authorities ‘totally ineffectual’ – The Guardian

‘Five men have been jailed for sexually exploiting teenage girls in Rotherham.’

Full Story

The Guardian, 30th August 2019

Source: www.theguardian.com

Rotherham child sex abuse: Five jailed for exploiting girls – BBC News

‘Rotherham child sex abuse: Five jailed for exploiting girls.’

Full Story

BBC News, 30th August 2019

Source: www.bbc.co.uk