Court Update UK

Court Update UK, August 17

Old Bailey (Central Criminal Court):

  1. Old Street cycle death trial: Having brakes on bike ‘wouldn’t have made a difference’, claims cyclist in dock
  2. Thornton Heath man to face trial accused of murder after he denies killing mum-of-two
  3. Hyde Park victim’s brother: ‘If our kid had died in battle he knew what he was going there for. No one deserves to die like he did’
Royal Courts of Justice:
  1. Judge kicks out UVF thug’s case against Sunday World in boost for press freedom
Snaresbrook Crown Court:
  1. Ilford woman accused of scamming neighbours out of more than £550,000 using a bogus barrister
  2. Year in jail for homeless man found carrying ‘noxious substance’
Warwick Crown Court:
  1. Wanted Rugby man skipped court appearances
  2. Predator who sexually assaulted woman, 19, after meeting outside nightclub snared by quick-thinking friend’s plan to trick him
  3. Paedophile with ‘sick’ baby rape images avoids jail
Lincoln Crown Court:
  1. Louth man faces Crown Court trial
  2. Grainthorpe man to be sentenced at Crown Court
  3. Man turned up at Lincoln flat with knife and threatened to kill occupant
Isleworth Crown Court:
  1. BMW salesman behind ‘steal back’ scam jailed for 5 years
Lewes Crown Court:
  1. Battle crash: Woman in court over pedestrian death charge
Canterbury Crown Court:
  1. Jayda Fransen and Paul Golding re-arrested as police investigate allegation of inciting religious hatred
  2. A driver sped through Margate at speeds of 70mph as he led police on a high speed chase
Leeds Crown Court:
  1. Irfan Wahid trial: Teenager guilty of manslaughter over stabbing of love rival at Leeds bus stop
  2. Rapist from Horbury jailed for more than 10 years
Sheffield Crown Court:
  1. Sheffield cannabis grower suffered life-changing head injuries at hands of thugs who raided his home for drugs
Ipswich Crown Court:
  1. Two men found guilty of Ipswich attempted rape
  2. Drug dealers get 27 months’ jail after being caught in Ipswich
  3. Bungay man who stabbed neighbour while on cocaine and booze binge put behind bars
Newcastle Crown Court:
  1. Paedophile offered to buy little boy football cards during sick campaign of abuse
  2. Racist bully subjected his friend’s elderly mum to ‘disgusting’ abuse in the street
Southwark Crown Court:
  1. Man jailed for leaving threats on female Tory MP’s voicemail
Cambridge Crown Court:
  1. Lister Hospital patient who attacked psychiatrist with hammer found to have committed act of GBH
  2. Jailed: Hitchin woman who defrauded elderly mother-in-law out of £300,000
Liverpool Crown Court:
  1. Drug addict mum stole sentimental items during flat burglary
  2. Member of Liverpool’s notorious Gee crime family admits robbing OAP
  3. Gambling addict smashed up bookies in revenge after losing thousands of pounds
Cardiff Crown Court:
  1. Jailed hit and run driver had previously been caught trying to film a woman in a toilet
  2. Banned driver who mowed down a father in Cardiff is jailed
Manchester Crown Court:
  1. Second murder arrest over Manchester woodland body find
  2. ‘Homeless hero’ accused of stealing from grandmother of Leeds schoolgirl killed in Manchester Arena bombing