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The News and Star
Driver left trail of damage during late night police chasestruck three parked vehicles, knocked down a lamp post and damaged drain pipes
Driver left trail of damage during late night police chase
The News and Star / Posted yesterday
struck three parked vehicles, knocked down a lamp post and damaged drain pipes outside five different High Road addresses. Carlisle Crown Court heard the pursuit came to an end when he crashed into - and obliterated - a garden wall in the same... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Driver left trail of damage during late-night police chasestruck three parked vehicles, knocked down a lamp post and damaged drain pipes
Driver left trail of damage during late-night police chase
Whitehaven News / Posted yesterday
struck three parked vehicles, knocked down a lamp post and damaged drain pipes outside five different High Road addresses. Carlisle Crown Court heard the pursuit came to an end when he crashed into - and obliterated - a garden wall in the same... Read more
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The News and Star
Teenager 'terrorised' woman during three-month campaignWatson's home, burgled it at 4am, threw stones at her car and even attacked her
Teenager 'terrorised' woman during three-month campaign
The News and Star / Posted yesterday
Watson's home, burgled it at 4am, threw stones at her car and even attacked her during a terrifying period of harassment. Carlisle Crown Court heard that the 19-year-old was drunk when he broke into the woman's home on March 8 - the day after he'd... Read more
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The News and Star
14 years jail for Cumbria drugs triobeen jailed for 14 years for drugs offences. The trio had all admitted conspir
14 years jail for Cumbria drugs trio
The News and Star / Posted 2 days ago
been jailed for 14 years for drugs offences. The trio had all admitted conspiracy to supply cocaine and were sentenced at Carlisle Crown Court last Friday. Steven William McNeil, of Burnrigg, Carlisle, was given four-and-a-half years; John... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Three Cumbria men jailed for drug dealing offencesKirkby Moorside, North Yorkshire, was sentenced to 4.5 years for conspiracy to
Three Cumbria men jailed for drug dealing offences
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Kirkby Moorside, North Yorkshire, was sentenced to 4.5 years for conspiracy to supply cocaine. The four were sentenced at Carlisle Crown Court last Friday. The sentences form part of Operation Harmonica, which saw a total of £19,876 worth of... Read more
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The News and Star
Teen locked up for Carlisle burglaryand model he was wearing at the time. He admitted burglary and five other offe
Teen locked up for Carlisle burglary
The News and Star / Posted 2 days ago
and model he was wearing at the time. He admitted burglary and five other offences, committed on two different dates. At Carlisle Crown Court today, McVittie was sentenced by Recorder John Corless to two years in a young offenders... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Pair face jail after burglaryJoseph Lowrey, 24, and Colin Thompson, 37, were caught on CCTV as they entered
Pair face jail after burglary
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 4 days ago
Joseph Lowrey, 24, and Colin Thompson, 37, were caught on CCTV as they entered a property in Fisher Street on May 21. At Carlisle Crown Court, the pair appeared by video link from jail to admit a charge of burglary with intent to inflict grievous... Read more
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The News and Star
Jail warning for "violent" burglary pairafter they admitted a violent house break-in at Workington. Peter Lowrey, 24,
Jail warning for "violent" burglary pair
The News and Star / Posted 4 days ago
after they admitted a violent house break-in at Workington. Peter Lowrey, 24, and Colin Thompson, 37, appeared at Carlisle Crown Court via a video link from prison today. During a short hearing before Judge Peter Davies, the pair each... Read more
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The News and Star
Attack victim had stab wound, court toldcentre of Penrith. Victim Joseph Ball suffered a stab wound to his chest at th
Attack victim had stab wound, court told
The News and Star / Posted 4 days ago
centre of Penrith. Victim Joseph Ball suffered a stab wound to his chest at the town's White Hart Yard on February20. At Carlisle Crown Court today 47-year-old Paul Davies pleaded guilty to wounding Mr Ball. Having heard the defendant was a man... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Drink driver jailed after sparking police pursuit during Storm DesmondVauxhall Corsa, which crashed into a stone wall, Blenkharn was found to be just
Drink driver jailed after sparking police pursuit during Storm Desmond
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Vauxhall Corsa, which crashed into a stone wall, Blenkharn was found to be just over twice the legal drink-drive limit. Carlisle Crown Court heard it was the second time within five weeks he had failed to stop for police. In early November he... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Woman bombarded former partner with abusive textsbombarded her former partner with abusive texts after their relationship broke
Woman bombarded former partner with abusive texts
Whitehaven News / Posted 5 days ago
bombarded her former partner with abusive texts after their relationship broke down. Rachel McAleavy, 41, was sentenced at Carlisle Crown Court yesterday after admitting two counts of putting a person in fear of violence by harassment. A flavour... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Eight years jail for man who drugged and raped boy, 13young victims, it has emerged. The shocking criminal past of 55-year-old west
Eight years jail for man who drugged and raped boy, 13
Whitehaven News / Posted 5 days ago
young victims, it has emerged. The shocking criminal past of 55-year-old west Cumbrian Vincent Hudson came to light at Carlisle Crown Court as a judge gave him an eight year jail sentence for raping the unconscious schoolboy. The defendant... Read more
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The News and Star
Eight years jail for man who drugged and raped boy, 13young victims, it has emerged. The shocking criminal past of 55-year-old west
Eight years jail for man who drugged and raped boy, 13
The News and Star / Posted 5 days ago
young victims, it has emerged. The shocking criminal past of 55-year-old west Cumbrian Vincent Hudson came to light at Carlisle Crown Court as a judge gave him an eight year jail sentence for raping the unconscious schoolboy. The defendant... Read more
3 related stories
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Man accused of attempted murder to stand trialaccused of attempting to murder a teenage girl is set to go on trial later this
Man accused of attempted murder to stand trial
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 5 days ago
accused of attempting to murder a teenage girl is set to go on trial later this year. Adrian Mark Fallows, 39, appeared at Carlisle Crown Court today via a video link from custody. During a 15-minute hearing before Judge Peter Davies, Fallows... Read more
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The News and Star
Attempted murder accused to stand trialaccused of attempting to murder a teenage girl is set to go on trial later this
Attempted murder accused to stand trial
The News and Star / Posted 5 days ago
accused of attempting to murder a teenage girl is set to go on trial later this year. Adrian Mark Fallows, 39, appeared at Carlisle Crown Court today via a video link from custody. During a 15-minute hearing before Judge Peter Davies, Fallows... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Pensioner jailed for sex assaultsand a further three of possessing indecent images - some in the highest legal c
Pensioner jailed for sex assaults
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 6 days ago
and a further three of possessing indecent images - some in the highest legal category. Prosecutor Barbara Webster told Carlisle Crown Court: "It is alleged there are at least three incidents where it [sexual assault] takes place. The complaint... Read more
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The News and Star
Community service supervisors unable to work with abusive Cumbrian manwas also told to complete 120 hours of unpaid work and a night-time curfew was
Community service supervisors unable to work with abusive Cumbrian man
The News and Star / Posted 6 days ago
was also told to complete 120 hours of unpaid work and a night-time curfew was imposed. But when he appeared at Carlisle Crown Court, he accepted breaching that order. This was by behaving improperly when attending for unpaid work on... Read more
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The News and Star
Eight years jail for man who raped teenage boyfor eight years. Vincent Joseph Hudson, 55, had denied the historic sex attack
Eight years jail for man who raped teenage boy
The News and Star / Posted 6 days ago
for eight years. Vincent Joseph Hudson, 55, had denied the historic sex attack on the teenager but was found guilty at Carlisle Crown Court in April Hudson drugged his young victim, who woke in darkness to find he had been raped. The boy was... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Eight years jail for man who raped teenage boyfor eight years. Vincent Joseph Hudson, 55, had denied the historic sex attack
Eight years jail for man who raped teenage boy
Whitehaven News / Posted 6 days ago
for eight years. Vincent Joseph Hudson, 55, had denied the historic sex attack on the teenager but was found guilty at Carlisle Crown Court in April Hudson drugged his young victim, who woke in darkness to find he had been raped. The boy was... Read more
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The News and Star
Pensioner jailed for sex assaultsand a further three of possessing indecent images - some in the highest legal c
Pensioner jailed for sex assaults
The News and Star / Posted 6 days ago
and a further three of possessing indecent images - some in the highest legal category. Prosecutor Barbara Webster told Carlisle Crown Court: "It is alleged there are at least three incidents where it [sexual assault] takes place. The complaint... Read more
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The News and Star
Drink-driver's perilous police pursuitVauxhall Corsa, which crashed into a stone wall, Blenkharn was found to be just
Drink-driver's perilous police pursuit
The News and Star / Posted 7 days ago
Vauxhall Corsa, which crashed into a stone wall, Blenkharn was found to be just over twice the legal drink-drive limit. Carlisle Crown Court heard it was the second time within five weeks he had failed to stop for police. In early November he... Read more
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The News and Star
Carlisle arsonist avoids jail after drink-drivingproperty and left her father desperately tackling ceiling-high flames with wate
Carlisle arsonist avoids jail after drink-driving
The News and Star / Posted 8 days ago
property and left her father desperately tackling ceiling-high flames with water. In September, Storey was sentenced at Carlisle Crown Court after she admitted a charge of arson. She was given a two-year jail sentence, which was suspended for 12... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Drink driver pursued by police on Lake District road during Storm Desmond is jailedVauxhall Corsa, which crashed into a stone wall, Blenkharn was found to be just
Drink driver pursued by police on Lake District road during Storm Desmond is jailed
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
Vauxhall Corsa, which crashed into a stone wall, Blenkharn was found to be just over twice the legal drink-drive limit. Carlisle Crown Court heard it was the second time within five weeks he had failed to stop for police. In early November he... Read more
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The News and Star
Teenager attacked dad with metal bar, court toldA TEENAGER who attacked his dad with a metal bar has been sentenced by a judge
Teenager attacked dad with metal bar, court told
The News and Star / Posted 8 days ago
A TEENAGER who attacked his dad with a metal bar has been sentenced by a judge at Carlisle Crown Court. After lashing out at Paul Rose, 18-year-old Paul Hamlet Murray then assaulted his father's partner, Joanne McKenzie, by punching her in the... Read more
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The News and Star
Jail for Carlisle cannabis dealerA CANNABIS dealer who peddled the drug to friends has been jailed for a year.
Jail for Carlisle cannabis dealer
The News and Star / Posted 8 days ago
A CANNABIS dealer who peddled the drug to friends has been jailed for a year. Lee McKnight, 22, was sentenced at Carlisle Crown Court today having admitted three offences. These were possessing cannabis with intent to supply, supplying the drug and... Read more
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The News and Star
Teen led police on late-night chasevehicle. Having admitted dangerous driving and using his car without a licence
Teen led police on late-night chase
The News and Star / Posted 8 days ago
vehicle. Having admitted dangerous driving and using his car without a licence or insurance the teenager was sentenced at Carlisle Crown Court today. Irving, of Brisco Mount, Egremont, was ordered to complete 100 hours' unpaid work and observe an... Read more
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The News and Star
Drink-driver crashed into telegraph pole while twice the limitNook home. Having admitted an excess alcohol charge, Storey breached a suspend
Drink-driver crashed into telegraph pole while twice the limit
The News and Star / Posted 8 days ago
Nook home. Having admitted an excess alcohol charge, Storey breached a suspended two-year prison sentence she received at Carlisle Crown Court last year for a previous offence of arson. At the crown court today Storey was spared immediate prison.... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Thug punched woman in the faceA DRUNKEN thug who punched a woman friend in the face has avoided a jail senten
Thug punched woman in the face
Whitehaven News / Posted 8 days ago
A DRUNKEN thug who punched a woman friend in the face has avoided a jail sentence. Carlisle Crown Court heard that 30-year-old Dylan Bawn was high on alcohol and drugs when he attacked Kerry McAvoy in the early hours of May 12. Miss McAvoy suffered... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Seaton businessman in court over endangered species tradea leopard skin last February. And he has been charged with the prohibited sale
Seaton businessman in court over endangered species trade
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 8 days ago
a leopard skin last February. And he has been charged with the prohibited sale of leopard skin on July 2 last year. No pleas were entered during a court hearing yesterday. The case has been adjourned until July 18 at Carlisle... Read more
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The News and Star
Former scout master in court on 27 child sex charges/ Silloth area during the 1980s. He also faces charges relating to four indece
Former scout master in court on 27 child sex charges
The News and Star / Posted 8 days ago
/ Silloth area during the 1980s. He also faces charges relating to four indecent images. Thompson appeared before West Cumbria Magistrates' Court, in Workington today. He did not enter a plea and was committed to Carlisle Crown Court on Ju... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Cumbria drug dealer jailed for five yearscannabis and possession of criminal property. However, he stated he had merely
Cumbria drug dealer jailed for five years
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 9 days ago
cannabis and possession of criminal property. However, he stated he had merely been looking after the cash for others. At Carlisle Crown Court today, Kendrick, of Denton Holme, Carlisle, was sent to prison. Judge Peter Hughes QC concluded that... Read more
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The News and Star
Heroin dealer jailed for five yearscannabis and possession of criminal property. However, he stated he had merely
Heroin dealer jailed for five years
The News and Star / Posted 9 days ago
cannabis and possession of criminal property. However, he stated he had merely been looking after the cash for others. At Carlisle Crown Court today, Kendrick, of Denton Holme, Carlisle, was jailed. Judge Peter Hughes QC concluded that the... Read more
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The News and Star
Thug who punched woman in face avoids jailA DRUNKEN thug who punched a woman friend in the face has avoided an immediate
Thug who punched woman in face avoids jail
The News and Star / Posted 9 days ago
A DRUNKEN thug who punched a woman friend in the face has avoided an immediate jail sentence. Carlisle Crown Court heard 30-year-old Dylan Bawn was high on alcohol and drugs when he attacked Kerry McAvoy in Cleator Moor. Miss McAvoy suffered a cut... Read more
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The News and Star
detailedstorycannabis and possession of criminal property. However, he stated he had merely
detailedstory
The News and Star / Posted 9 days ago
cannabis and possession of criminal property. However, he stated he had merely been looking after the cash for others. At Carlisle Crown Court today, Kendrick, of Denton Holme, Carlisle, was jailed. Judge Peter Hughes QC concluded that the... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Sentence for Cleator Moor man found with knifecarrying a knife when fighting broke out at Cleator Moor has been sentenced by
Sentence for Cleator Moor man found with knife
Whitehaven News / Posted 10 days ago
carrying a knife when fighting broke out at Cleator Moor has been sentenced by a judge. Josh Walter Rudd, 21, appeared at Carlisle Crown Court after violence flared at around 10pm on August 1 last year on land at King George Close. Rudd was found... Read more
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The News and Star
Fight man had a knifeA MAN who had a knife when fighting broke out in Cleator Moor has been sentence
Fight man had a knife
The News and Star / Posted 10 days ago
A MAN who had a knife when fighting broke out in Cleator Moor has been sentenced. Josh Walter Rudd, 21, appeared at Carlisle Crown Court today after night-time violence flared on August 1 last year. It was said to have involved a number of young... Read more
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The News and Star
Drug addict found with high purity cocaine in Carlislewas said to have a purity of almost 80 per cent - well above that usually found
Drug addict found with high purity cocaine in Carlisle
The News and Star / Posted 10 days ago
was said to have a purity of almost 80 per cent - well above that usually found on the street. Curtis was sentenced at Carlisle Crown Court today having admitted possessing the drug with intent to supply. Judge Peter Hughes QC heard he had... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Knife-point robbery victim is honouredto happen, where everything is, how much money I have got in my purse before I
Knife-point robbery victim is honoured
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 11 days ago
to happen, where everything is, how much money I have got in my purse before I go out just in case it happens again." At Carlisle Crown Court, she was commended by Cumbria's High Sheriff, the Rev Richard Lee, and given a £750 reward from public... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Woman stole bus driver's takingsand number at the scene. When she was later charged with theft, she denied the
Woman stole bus driver's takings
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 11 days ago
and number at the scene. When she was later charged with theft, she denied the allegation. But after going on trial at Carlisle Crown Court, Thompson was yesterday found guilty, unanimously, by a jury. During the trial, bus driver Mrs Simpson... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Barrow man who harassed shipyard boss appeals against sentenceposts about Mr Johns or any other BAE Systems employee. However, witnesses in
Barrow man who harassed shipyard boss appeals against sentence
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 11 days ago
posts about Mr Johns or any other BAE Systems employee. However, witnesses in the case have this week been informed that Williams has appealed against his sentence. The appeal hearing is due to take place at Carlisle Crown Court on Sep... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Askam knifepoint robbery victim honoured for braveryI have got in my purse before I go out just in case it happens again." Miss Mo
Askam knifepoint robbery victim honoured for bravery
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 11 days ago
I have got in my purse before I go out just in case it happens again." Miss More, was speaking after being honoured at Carlisle Crown Court yesterday. This was in recognition of the exceptional bravery and tenacity she showed during the... Read more
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The News and Star
Mum convicted of stealing bus driver's cashbag. Claudie Thompson, 32, denied theft following an incident at Workington in
Mum convicted of stealing bus driver's cash
The News and Star / Posted 11 days ago
bag. Claudie Thompson, 32, denied theft following an incident at Workington in September last year. But after a trial at Carlisle Crown Court, Thompson was today found guilty of the offence. Jurors heard the Stagecoach driver dropped the bag... Read more
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The News and Star
Knifepoint robbery victim rewarded for her braveryand jailed earlier this year for a total of almost 17 years. Miss More, who no
Knifepoint robbery victim rewarded for her bravery
The News and Star / Posted 11 days ago
and jailed earlier this year for a total of almost 17 years. Miss More, who now lives at Askam-in-Furness, was honoured at Carlisle Crown Court today for her exceptional bravery and tenacity. She was commended by Cumbria's High Sheriff, the Rev... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Askam knifepoint robbery victim praised for bravery during attackthis year for a total of almost 17 years. Miss More, who is from Carlisle but
Askam knifepoint robbery victim praised for bravery during attack
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 11 days ago
this year for a total of almost 17 years. Miss More, who is from Carlisle but who now lives at Askam, was honoured at Carlisle Crown Court today for her exceptional bravery and tenacity. She was commended by Cumbria's High Sheriff, the Rev... Read more
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The News and Star
Man admits child sex offencesentered guilty pleas to three charges of inciting a child aged under 16 to enga
Man admits child sex offences
The News and Star / Posted 11 days ago
entered guilty pleas to three charges of inciting a child aged under 16 to engage in sexual activity when he appeared at Carlisle Crown Court today via video link from prison. The offences were committed by Chambers between July 13, 2014 and... Read more
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The News and Star
Maryport aquarium thief told to pay upbetween 2007 and 2013. Gradon admitted the theft, which came to light after ot
Maryport aquarium thief told to pay up
The News and Star / Posted 12 days ago
between 2007 and 2013. Gradon admitted the theft, which came to light after other staff reported suspicions. At Carlisle Crown Court last April, Gradon was given a 32-month prison sentence having stolen on as many as 2,500 separate... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Brothers wielded weapons in streetat Moor Row, while 24-year-old sibling Ryan Thomas Wilson had hold of a hammer.
Brothers wielded weapons in street
Whitehaven News / Posted 12 days ago
at Moor Row, while 24-year-old sibling Ryan Thomas Wilson had hold of a hammer. Both were brought before a judge at Carlisle Crown Court following the trouble which flared on 20th January. The brothers yesterday (Monday) each pleaded guilty... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Maryport aquarium thief told to pay upbetween 2007 and 2013. Gradon admitted the theft, which came to light after ot
Maryport aquarium thief told to pay up
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 12 days ago
between 2007 and 2013. Gradon admitted the theft, which came to light after other staff reported suspicions. At Carlisle Crown Court last April, Gradon was given a 32-month prison sentence having stolen on as many as 2,500 separate... Read more
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The News and Star
Suspended jail sentence for man who abused pensionerfor previous harassment of Mr Robinson. Cunningham, of Duke Street, Workington
Suspended jail sentence for man who abused pensioner
The News and Star / Posted 12 days ago
for previous harassment of Mr Robinson. Cunningham, of Duke Street, Workington, admitted the breach and was sentenced at Carlisle Crown Court today. A two-month prison term was suspended for a year by Judge Peter Davies, who also imposed a... Read more
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The News and Star
Brothers admit weapons affraythe incident at Moor Row, while 24-year-old sibling Ryan Thomas Wilson had a ha
Brothers admit weapons affray
The News and Star / Posted 12 days ago
the incident at Moor Row, while 24-year-old sibling Ryan Thomas Wilson had a hammer. Both were brought before a judge at Carlisle Crown Court following the trouble, which flared on January 20. Today the brothers each admitted charges of affray... Read more
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