Court Update UK

Court Update UK, July 17

Old Bailey (Central Criminal Court):
  1. This week 30 years ago: Jilted lover’s ferocious hammer attack in Canonbury
  2. Rapist barricaded himself in room with 17-year-old girl before launching “predatory and ruthless attack”
  3. Engineering student who killed man while speeding in sports car spared jail because he has ‘survivor’s guilt’
  4. Police hunt charming wine fraudster who faces 14 years in jail for dodging £46million of tax
  5. Road rage killer Kenneth Noye should NOT be moved to open prison, victim’s dad urges
Royal Courts of Justice:
  1. Suicide Act breaches human right to dignity, high court told
  2. Barrister who was disbarred after forging Lady Hale letter sued for £200,000 by ex-client
Leeds Crown Court:
  1. Leeds transit van theft conspiracy gang member jailed
Manchester Crown Court:
  1. Man appears in court to deny murdering restaurant boss Giuseppi Roncari
  2. Ukraine war rebel jailed for terrorism
Lincoln Crown Court:
  1. Market trader locked up after flogging 1,100 dodgy clothing items
Inner Crown Court:
Warwick Crown Court:
  1. Conman Craig Brown has nothing left from the thousands of pounds he swindled from his Derby fiancee
  2. Mark Nesmith petrol station killing – three to face trial after ‘confrontation’
  3. Suicidal man jailed after train hold-ups cause £8,000 delays
Glasgow Sheriff Court:
  1. Court round up: Rutherglen man admits benefit fraud
  2. Man admonished for toy and razor theft from Clydebank shop
  3. Mum took screwdriver to primary school and told staff she was suicidal
Brighton Crown Court:
  1. Sick bus driver abused teenage girls at work
Ipswich Crown Court:
  1. Two jailed for supplying drugs in Suffolk
  2. Beautician left disfigured in an acid attack ordered by her violent and controlling boyfriend slams easy sentences that mean her assailant is free after just two years
Newcastle Crown Court:
  1. Policeman struck and injured by road menace who drove ‘like a skier at the Olympics’
  2. Suspected killer on the loose: Judge says second man helped murderer attack defenceless dad
Birmingham Crown Court:
  1. Exposed: Lonely hearts scam OAP’s international trail of fraud
  2. Bilston benefits cheat to pay back £25k or face jail
  3. Benefits cheat who scammed £100,000 by faking her partner’s death before claiming he was her BROTHER so they could carry on living together is ordered to repay £25,000
Southwark Crown Court:
  1. Police smash moped gang that carried out 103 crimes in 18 days
  2. Former Barclays Executives Returning to Court; European Bank Chief Will Address News Media
York Crown Court:
  1. Paedophile told to expect long prison sentence
Bristol Crown Court:
  1. Tributes made to Bristol solicitor who was named after navy ship with a big gun
  2. UK Christian street preacher acquitted of harassing gay couple
Stafford Crown Court:
  1. £1m fine issued for Legionnaires’ deaths from display hot tub
Edinburgh Sheriff Court:
  1. NHS radiographer sexually assaulted teens while DJing at party
  2. Jim Clark and Snowman Rally deaths inquiry set to begin
Isleworth Crown Court:
  1. Teenager, 17, who was caught on CCTV slashing man across face hunting knife is locked up for 18 months