Archive for the 'burglary' Category

Naked burglar fails to get jail sentence overturned – BBC News

“A naked burglar who broke into the homes of two families has failed to persuade judges that his indefinite jail term was unfair.”

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BBC News, 29th March 2011

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

‘Night Stalker’ guilty of rape terror – The Independent

“Night Stalker Delroy Grant was convicted today of being one of the most prolific and depraved sex attackers in British history.”

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The Independent, 24th March 2011

Source: www.independent.co.uk

New guidance from Court of Appeal following a Reference by the Solicitor General – Attorney General’s Office

“Today (3 March) the Court of Appeal increased the sentences of three offenders who sexually attacked women during burglaries in homes they were entitled to regard as ‘safe havens’.”

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Attorney General’s Office, 3rd March 2011

Source: www.attorneygeneral.gov.uk

Burglar shot by householder got ‘summary justice’ rules judge – Daily Telegraph

“A burglar shot by a man defending his home was told by a judge that he had just received summary justice.”

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Daily Telegraph, 18th February 2011

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Judge tells burglar bitten by police dog: ‘Good, I hope it hurt’ – Daily Telegraph

“On being told that the 8 year old German Shepherd Zak had sunk his teeth into a thief’s buttock, Judge Julian Lambert exclaimed ‘Good! I hope it hurt. Well done Zak!’ Last month Judge Lambert spoke out against the current ‘soft’ sentencing guidelines which prevented him jailing a burglar in Bristol. He said the guidelines which suggested a community order for the burglar were ‘wet’ and he added ‘We live in soft times.’  But sitting at Gloucester Crown court today the judge had no hesitation in locking up persistent thief John Davies for nine months.”

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Daily Telegraph, 17th February 2011

Source:  www.telegraph.co.uk

Pair jailed for Cardiff fatal quad bike burglary – BBC News

“Two burglars have been jailed for three years at Cardiff Crown Court for a raid which left two of their gang dead after being hit by a train.”

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BBC News, 25th November 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Spurned lover publishes sex photographs of ex-girlfriend on Facebook – Daily Telegraph

“Hooper used his former girlfriend’s own page on the social networking site to post the seven ‘intimate’ shots of her, Gloucester Crown Court was told. Hooper, 34, of Churchdown, Glos, was jailed for 18 months after he admitted breaching a restraining order and committing an unrelated burglary at another woman’s flat.”

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Daily Telegraph, 5th November 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk


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