Man jailed for ‘Jo Cox’ threat to Nottingham MP Anna Soubry – BBC News

‘A man who called an MP’s office and said she should be “Jo Cox’d” has been jailed for eight weeks.’

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BBC News, 25th April 2017

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Driver who threatened Jeremy Vine jailed as police say it should serve as a ‘warning’ to road rage drivers – Daily Telegraph

‘A driver who threatened BBC presenter Jeremy Vine has been jailed as police say it should serve as a “warning” to road rage drivers.’

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Daily Telegraph, 18th April 2017

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Man jailed for four months over Facebook threat to kill MP – The Guardian

‘A factory worker has been jailed for four months for posting on Facebook a “sinister and menacing” threat to stab a Conservative MP to death.’

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The Guardian, 12th April 2017

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Teen jailed for carrying zombie knife – Crown Prosecution Service

‘A teenager convicted of wielding a “zombie-killer” knife has been imprisoned.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 5th April 2017

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Man who shouted homophobic abuse at dog walkers gets tougher sentence – Crown Prosecution Service

‘A man who shouted homophobic abuse at a walker to scare him off Barnes Common and assaulted another man has been sentenced to an 18-month community order.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 4th April 2017

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‘Handbags in the cul-de-sac’: Judge accuses neighbours of ‘acting like immature teenagers’ in boundary row – Daily Telegraph

‘A judge accused warring neighbours of having “handbags in the cul-de-sac” after an 81-year-old man attacked a man living next door with a rounders bat.’

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Daily Telegraph, 26th March 2017

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Dozens of crimes against MPs reported – BBC News

‘A police team created to handle crimes against MPs has dealt with 53 complaints since the murder of Jo Cox.’

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BBC News, 19th March 2017

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Thousands spent on judges’ security amid growing hostility – The Guardian

‘Ministry of Justice says security was upgraded at judges’ homes, with figures showing many in judiciary fear for safety.’

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The Guardian, 27th February 2017

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Man jailed for racial abuse on Manchester tram – The Guardian

‘Robert Molloy, 20, was sentenced to 24 weeks in prison over the racist attack filmed by a fellow tram passenger in Manchester.’

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The Guardian, 7th February 2017

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Mistreatment of women MPs revealed – BBC News

‘An overwhelming majority of women MPs have received online and verbal abuse from the public and a third have considered quitting as a result, a BBC Radio 5 live survey suggests.’

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BBC News, 24th January 2017

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Disciplinary round-up: fine for firm which failed to make client’s visa application and then lost his passport – Legal Futures

‘A north London law firm has been rebuked for misleading its client into thinking that it had made a visa application on his behalf.’

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Legal Futures, 13th January 2017

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Prisoner jailed for 45 years over letters threatening to kill people – The Guardian

Posted December 15th, 2016 in harassment, mental health, news, prisons, sentencing, threatening behaviour by tracey

‘A prison inmate who wrote a series of letters from his cell threatening to kill 10 people, including prison staff and police officers, and then have sex with their corpses has been jailed for 45 years.’

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the Guardian, 14th December 2016

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Angela Eagle: Man who sent death threat to Labour MP avoids jail – The Independent

Posted October 20th, 2016 in news, obscenity, sentencing, threatening behaviour by tracey

‘Steven King, from Paisley, Scotland, was handed a suspended sentence on Wednesday after he admitted sending a grossly offensive, indecent, obscene or menacing message to the MP by a public communications network.’

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The Independent, 19th October 2016

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We eat ham and jam and spam a lot – Nearly Legal

Posted September 27th, 2016 in enforcement, housing, news, notification, threatening behaviour by sally

‘Property guardian companies. Just when you think that most of the firms involved have managed some form of legality around their possession and eviction practices, they go and disappoint you.’
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Nearly Legal, 26th September 2016

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Man given suspended sentence for death threat to MP – The Guardian

‘A man who sent a threatening voice message to senior Labour MP Ben Bradshaw the day before the killing of parliamentary colleague Jo Cox has been given a suspended sentence.’

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The Guardian, 23rd August 2016

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Case dropped in Facebook ‘gun threat’ to Craig Mackinlay MP – BBC News

Posted August 19th, 2016 in internet, malicious communications, news, prosecutions, threatening behaviour by tracey

‘A man accused of posting a threatening message on an MP’s Facebook page days after the killing of politician Jo Cox has had the case against him dropped.’

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BBC News, 18th August 2016

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Social landlord wins Civil Injunction Orders against youth and two men – Local Government Lawyer

Posted July 22nd, 2016 in housing, injunctions, news, threatening behaviour by sally

‘Salix Homes has secured three civil injunction orders (CIO) against two men and a youth using legislation under the Anti Social Behaviour Crime and Policing Act 2014.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 22nd July 2016

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Plane passenger jailed for shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’ and ‘boom’ on Birmingham-bound flight – Daily Telegraph

Posted July 4th, 2016 in Islam, news, sentencing, terrorism, threatening behaviour by michael

‘A passenger who sparked terror panic and left holidaymakers in tears after shouting “Allahu Akbar” and “boom” on a Birmingham-bound flight has been jailed.’

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Daily Telegraph, 4th July 2016

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YouTube pranksters jailed after ‘terrifying’ fake art heist – The Guardian

‘Four men have been jailed for pranks filmed for YouTube channel Trollstation, including a “terrifying” fake art heist in the National Portrait Gallery.’

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The Guardian, 16th May 2016

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Man convicted of threatening to behead Ukip candidate – The Guardian

Posted November 6th, 2015 in news, political parties, sentencing, threatening behaviour by tracey

‘A judge sentencing a man for threatening to behead a Ukip election candidate has told him he was like the fictional character Walter Mitty.’

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The Guardian, 5th November 2015

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