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West Moreland Gazette
Man jailed for assault at Kendal town centre flatin Kendal town centre. Sean Buchanan, 22, committed the crime after visiting J
Man jailed for assault at Kendal town centre flat
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 13 hours ago
in Kendal town centre. Sean Buchanan, 22, committed the crime after visiting Joe Hague's Highgate flat on January 6. Carlisle Crown Court was told that the property was also occupied by another man. Buchanan's intention, the court heard, was... Read more
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The News and Star
Man caught trying to take knives into Carlisle court buildingMaryport, was found carrying a box of throwing knives he bought as a gift in Bl
Man caught trying to take knives into Carlisle court building
The News and Star / Posted yesterday
Maryport, was found carrying a box of throwing knives he bought as a gift in Blackpool on the day he was due to appear in Carlisle Crown Court. He returned to the building where he was sentenced for both crimes. Hallsall was told he “posed a... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Drink-fuelled frenzy thugs jailed for Cumbria attackscrimes in Workington and Whitehaven, leaving their victims suffering from the e
Drink-fuelled frenzy thugs jailed for Cumbria attacks
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted yesterday
crimes in Workington and Whitehaven, leaving their victims suffering from the effects of violence. They all appeared at Carlisle Crown Court for sentencing. Hannon was also there to be punished for several other crimes. Judge Tony Lancaster,... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Drink-fuelled frenzy thugs jailed for Cumbria attacksin both Workington and Whitehaven, leaving their victims suffering from the eff
Drink-fuelled frenzy thugs jailed for Cumbria attacks
Whitehaven News / Posted yesterday
in both Workington and Whitehaven, leaving their victims suffering from the effects of violence. They all appeared at Carlisle Crown Court for sentencing. Hannon was also there to be punished for several other crimes. Judge Tony Lancaster,... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Flimby man admits £11,000 theft from Maryport's aquariumof Flimby Brow, appeared before West Cumbria Magistrates Court on Friday. He p
Flimby man admits £11,000 theft from Maryport's aquarium
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted yesterday
of Flimby Brow, appeared before West Cumbria Magistrates Court on Friday. He pleaded guilty to stealing money from Mark Vollers between June 2008 and November 2011. He will be on bail until May 27, when he will be sentenced at Carlisle Crown Co... Read more
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The News and Star
Jail for drug dealer snared in Cumbriaentered guilty pleas to the possession of both cannabis and heroin with intent
Jail for drug dealer snared in Cumbria
The News and Star / Posted 2 days ago
entered guilty pleas to the possession of both cannabis and heroin with intent to supply. He has now been sentenced at Carlisle Crown Court by Judge Peter Davies QC. Prosecutor Gerard Rogerson told the court that having been detained for... Read more
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The News and Star
Drink-fuelled frenzy thugs jailed for Cumbria attacksin both Workington and Whitehaven, leaving their victims suffering from the eff
Drink-fuelled frenzy thugs jailed for Cumbria attacks
The News and Star / Posted 3 days ago
in both Workington and Whitehaven, leaving their victims suffering from the effects of violence. They all appeared at Carlisle Crown Court for sentencing. Hannon was also there to be punished for several other crimes. Judge Tony Lancaster,... Read more
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Express and Star
Walsall sex offender escapes prison for second time « Express & Starthe court heard. Shaw was convicted of indecent assault, but acquitted of inde
Walsall sex offender escapes prison for second time « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 4 days ago
the court heard. Shaw was convicted of indecent assault, but acquitted of indecency with a child. He was sentenced at Carlisle Crown Court on February 26 this year. He had previous convictions for indecent exposure, in 1990, and committing an... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Hospital trust fined £100,000 over its inappropriate management of the use of bedrailsTHE University Hospital of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust has today been fi
Hospital trust fined £100,000 over its inappropriate management of the use of bedrails
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
THE University Hospital of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust has today been fined £100,000 at Carlisle Crown Court over its inappropriate management of the use of bedrails at its hospitals. The Health and Safety Executive told Carlisle Crown Court... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Arsonist convicted of La'al Ratty firesset by Benjamin Taylor, 24, caused £500,000 damage to an engineers' workshop at
Arsonist convicted of La'al Ratty fires
Whitehaven News / Posted 5 days ago
set by Benjamin Taylor, 24, caused £500,000 damage to an engineers' workshop at the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway site. Carlisle Crown Court heard that the impact was so severe it "almost destroyed" a business which is home to the popular La'al... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Cumbria man jailed for more than seven years for three knifepoint armed robberiesfor three knifepoint robberies in Cumbria. ​Martin Bainbridge, aged 33, of Por
Cumbria man jailed for more than seven years for three knifepoint armed robberies
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 5 days ago
for three knifepoint robberies in Cumbria. ​Martin Bainbridge, aged 33, of Port Road, Carlisle, was sentenced at Carlisle Crown Court today for two counts of attempted robbery and one count of robbery. ​The incidents all happened within... Read more
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The News and Star
Arsonist convicted of La'al Ratty firesset by Benjamin Taylor, 24, caused £500,000 damage to an engineers' workshop at
Arsonist convicted of La'al Ratty fires
The News and Star / Posted 5 days ago
set by Benjamin Taylor, 24, caused £500,000 damage to an engineers' workshop at the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway site. Carlisle Crown Court heard that the impact was so severe it "almost destroyed" a business which is home to the popular La'al... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Jury returns its verdict in Cumbria railway arson trialthe blazes set by Taylor, 24, caused £500,000 damage to an engineers' workshop
Jury returns its verdict in Cumbria railway arson trial
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 5 days ago
the blazes set by Taylor, 24, caused £500,000 damage to an engineers' workshop at the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway site. Carlisle Crown Court heard that the impact was so severe it "almost destroyed" a business which is home to the popular "La'al... Read more
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The News and Star
Seven years jail for armed robberseized what turned out to be an empty cash bag from that premises, also fleing
Seven years jail for armed robber
The News and Star / Posted 5 days ago
seized what turned out to be an empty cash bag from that premises, also fleing empty-handed from the other two businesses. Carlisle Crown Court today heard that Bainbridge was brought to justice after police amassed a wealth of damning evidence... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Knife man locked up for six monthsbefore emerging with a large blade. Police were contacted by a concerned eyewit
Knife man locked up for six months
Whitehaven News / Posted 5 days ago
before emerging with a large blade. Police were contacted by a concerned eyewitness. Conway admitted the offence at Carlisle Crown Court earlier this month. On that occasion, Judge Peter Hughes QC heard Conway had a previous conviction for... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Jury considers its verdict in Cumbria railway arson trialat the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway site has retired to consider its verdict.
Jury considers its verdict in Cumbria railway arson trial
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 6 days ago
at the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway site has retired to consider its verdict. Benjamin Taylor, 24, has been on trial at Carlisle Crown Court. He denies five arson allegations and one charge of damaging property. The trial follows a spate of... Read more
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The News and Star
Teenager sent to custody for carrying bladeA TEENAGER has been sent to custody for possessing a large knife in a Whitehave
Teenager sent to custody for carrying blade
The News and Star / Posted 6 days ago
A TEENAGER has been sent to custody for possessing a large knife in a Whitehaven park. James Conway, 19, was sentenced at Carlisle Crown Court today for a crime he committed in August last year. He was seen to leave a homeless hostel and disappear... Read more
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The News and Star
Burglar caught in the actin the decrepit outbuildings. But as he left the scene through a gate he was c
Burglar caught in the act
The News and Star / Posted 6 days ago
in the decrepit outbuildings. But as he left the scene through a gate he was confronted by the officer and arrested. At Carlisle Crown Court today Wallace pleaded guilty to one charge of burglary with intent to steal. Judge Tony Lancaster... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Furious motorist drove at group of people in Bowness– injuring one of them – has been warned he could now be sent to prison. Natha
Furious motorist drove at group of people in Bowness
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 6 days ago
– injuring one of them – has been warned he could now be sent to prison. Nathaniel Peter John Lockie, 27, appeared at Carlisle Crown Court yesterday. He pleaded guilty to one count of dangerous driving in an Audi following an incident at The... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Motorist who drove at a group of people in Bowness faces jail- injuring one of them - was warned he could now be sent to prison. Nathaniel
Motorist who drove at a group of people in Bowness faces jail
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
- injuring one of them - was warned he could now be sent to prison. Nathaniel Peter John Lockie, 27, appeared at Carlisle Crown Court today. He pleaded guilty to one count of dangerous driving following an incident at The Glebe on June 7... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Bowness man found guilty of groping a beauty therapist in South Cumbriaa beauty therapist in South Cumbria will be sentenced by a judge next month. E
Bowness man found guilty of groping a beauty therapist in South Cumbria
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 7 days ago
a beauty therapist in South Cumbria will be sentenced by a judge next month. Enrico Annunziata, 24, went on trial at Carlisle Crown Court having denied a sexual assault charge. Yesterday, Annunziata was found guilty of the crime by jury... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Railway engineer denies starting 'La'al Ratty' firesthree other incidents which occurred on separate occasions in Whitehaven in lat
Railway engineer denies starting 'La'al Ratty' fires
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 7 days ago
three other incidents which occurred on separate occasions in Whitehaven in late 2012 and 2013. He has gone on trial at Carlisle Crown Court. Yesterday he gave evidence in his defence, and maintained that he was not to blame for the... Read more
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The News and Star
Jail for man after online child abusehis unhealthy sexual interest in children, and he also chatted to his pals on t
Jail for man after online child abuse
The News and Star / Posted 7 days ago
his unhealthy sexual interest in children, and he also chatted to his pals on the internet about the abuse of children, Carlisle Crown Court heard. The defendant, of Colville Terrace, Denton Holme, admitted 13 offences. They were: * 10 counts... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Gatebeck woman found not guilty of theft on the direction of crown court judgepartner, Stefan Brew, between February and May, 2014. Miss Boow, a woman of go
Gatebeck woman found not guilty of theft on the direction of crown court judge
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
partner, Stefan Brew, between February and May, 2014. Miss Boow, a woman of good character, went on trial this week at Carlisle Crown Court. But the hearing was brought to a premature conclusion today following a break in the prosecution... Read more
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The News and Star
Man denies arsons at L’aal Rattystarting fires at the Ravenglass and Eskdale railway after he admitted faking “
Man denies arsons at L’aal Ratty
The News and Star / Posted 8 days ago
starting fires at the Ravenglass and Eskdale railway after he admitted faking “crimes” at the site, a court has heard. At Carlisle Crown Court, Benjamin Taylor, 23, now of Whole House Road, Seascale, denies six charges of arson on separate... Read more
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Daily Record
Lorry driver found guilty of £100,000 scam to sell stolen tyres on Ebayin Carlisle. Graham Wait, aged 57, of Mill Road, Bathgate, was handed an 18-mon
Lorry driver found guilty of £100,000 scam to sell stolen tyres on Ebay
Daily Record / Posted 8 days ago
in Carlisle. Graham Wait, aged 57, of Mill Road, Bathgate, was handed an 18-month sentence suspended for two years at Carlisle Crown Court today (22nd April) for theft. Wait was found guilty by a unanimous jury in February. He was ordered to... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
West Cumbrian La'al Ratty worker denies arson after £500k fire 'almost destroyed railway business'faking "crimes" at the site, a court has heard. Benjamin Taylor, 24, who worke
West Cumbrian La'al Ratty worker denies arson after £500k fire 'almost destroyed railway business'
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 9 days ago
faking "crimes" at the site, a court has heard. Benjamin Taylor, 24, who worked at the tourist attraction, is on trial at Carlisle Crown Court. He denies six counts of arson in relation to fires he is alleged to have started on separate occasions... Read more
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The News and Star
Pensioner denies causing death of woman by dangerous drivingof a woman by driving dangerously on the M6 Motorway near Penrith. Motorist Ba
Pensioner denies causing death of woman by dangerous driving
The News and Star / Posted 9 days ago
of a woman by driving dangerously on the M6 Motorway near Penrith. Motorist Balmer Colin McLachlan, 74, who appeared at Carlisle Crown Court today, entered a not guilty plea to a charge following an accident on January 7 last year. He is... Read more
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The News and Star
Illegal weapons haul highlights dangersfound with the working parts of a military rifle and more than 200 rounds of am
Illegal weapons haul highlights dangers
The News and Star / Posted 9 days ago
found with the working parts of a military rifle and more than 200 rounds of ammunition. He was jailed for five years at Carlisle Crown Court last week after he was found guilty of possession of ammunition without a certificate, possession of... Read more
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The News and Star
Family in the dockhave also appeared in court - for hurling abuse at the man who prosecuted him.
Family in the dock
The News and Star / Posted 9 days ago
have also appeared in court - for hurling abuse at the man who prosecuted him. Relatives of Ashli Taylor, 27, had visited Carlisle Crown Court to see him being sentenced for 10 drugs offences. But Taylor's mum, Sheena, 53, and 25-year-old... Read more
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The News and Star
Paedophile caught in sting operationwith attempting to cause a child to look at an image of sexual activity. He ad
Paedophile caught in sting operation
The News and Star / Posted 9 days ago
with attempting to cause a child to look at an image of sexual activity. He admitted at the offence and was sentenced at Carlisle Crown Court. Prosecutor Roger Brown confirmed that Ellis sent messages using an internet dating site. "He made... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Sick rapist who drugged boy, 13, faces prisonHudson, 55, of Loweswater Avenue, Whitehaven, had denied the historic sex attac
Sick rapist who drugged boy, 13, faces prison
Whitehaven News / Posted 9 days ago
Hudson, 55, of Loweswater Avenue, Whitehaven, had denied the historic sex attack on a 13-year-old. But after a trial at Carlisle Crown Court, Hudsonwas convicted of the crime. There were gasps from the public gallery as the jury foreman... Read more
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The News and Star
Man guilty of raping boy, 13prison sentence. Vincent Joseph Hudson, 55, had denied the historic sex attack
Man guilty of raping boy, 13
The News and Star / Posted 12 days ago
prison sentence. Vincent Joseph Hudson, 55, had denied the historic sex attack on a 13-year-old. But after a trial at Carlisle Crown Court, the Whitehaven man was convicted of the crime. There were gasps from the public gallery as the jury... Read more
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The News and Star
'Selfish' and 'devious' estate agent jailed for £450,000 fraudA prominent Cumbrian estate agent has been jailed for five years for defrauding
'Selfish' and 'devious' estate agent jailed for £450,000 fraud
The News and Star / Posted 12 days ago
A prominent Cumbrian estate agent has been jailed for five years for defrauding elderly clients out of £450,000. At Carlisle Crown Court a judge today described the actions of 62-year-old Donald Scott, who admitted 13 charges of fraud, as selfish... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Cumbrian estate agent jailed for five years for fraudfor offences of fraud by abuse of position. Donald George Anthony Scott, 61, o
Cumbrian estate agent jailed for five years for fraud
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 12 days ago
for offences of fraud by abuse of position. Donald George Anthony Scott, 61, of Bolton Low Houses, was sentenced today at Carlisle Crown Court for 13 counts of fraud. Scott was the director of Donald Scott Land and Estate Agents in... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Cumbria man jailed for five years for gun offencesfor illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition. Stephen Williamson, 42, of
Cumbria man jailed for five years for gun offences
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 12 days ago
for illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition. Stephen Williamson, 42, of Station Road, Penrith, was sentenced at Carlisle Crown Court on Tuesday. Williamson was found guilty of possession of ammunition without a certificate, possession... Read more
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The News and Star
Conman bought luxury cars with cash he defrauded from Britain's Energy Coastthe Jaguar XK for a BMW and then for two separate Mercedes cars between May and
Conman bought luxury cars with cash he defrauded from Britain's Energy Coast
The News and Star / Posted 12 days ago
the Jaguar XK for a BMW and then for two separate Mercedes cars between May and August of last year. He was asked by BEC to leave his position on August last year. Cox was remanded in custody and will be sentenced at Carlisle Crown Court on May... Read more
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The News and Star
Burglar nabbed by Cumbria police dog branded 'a twit' by judgethey took along canine sleuth Misty, who tracked down Turner. He was arrested
Burglar nabbed by Cumbria police dog branded 'a twit' by judge
The News and Star / Posted 12 days ago
they took along canine sleuth Misty, who tracked down Turner. He was arrested and went on to admit three offences at Carlisle Crown Court. Guilty pleas were entered to two counts of burglary with intent to steal and one of attempted... Read more
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The News and Star
Pirelli tyre thief avoids immediate jail termof thousands of pounds by passing on the loot to a third party who sold them on
Pirelli tyre thief avoids immediate jail term
The News and Star / Posted 12 days ago
of thousands of pounds by passing on the loot to a third party who sold them on the eBay website. Wait was sentenced at Carlisle Crown Court today having been convicted of theft by a jury earlier this year. A man of previous good character, he... Read more
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The News and Star
Man on boy rape charge: It never, ever happenedhas told a jury: "This has never, ever happened." Vincent Joseph Hudson, 54, g
Man on boy rape charge: It never, ever happened
The News and Star / Posted 12 days ago
has told a jury: "This has never, ever happened." Vincent Joseph Hudson, 54, gave evidence on day three of his trial at Carlisle Crown Court. He has pleaded not guilty to one allegation of an historical rape which is said to have occurred at... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Conman was once involved in £2.8m fraudmagistrates to keep Cox in custody until his next court appearance, Mrs Fee add
Conman was once involved in £2.8m fraud
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 12 days ago
magistrates to keep Cox in custody until his next court appearance, Mrs Fee added: "He is clearly a dishonest person, plus he's a flight risk and has no local ties." He was remanded in custody and will be sentenced at Carlisle Crown Court on May... Read more
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The News and Star
Estate agent jailed for £450,000 fraudcustomers who wrongly believed they were buying subsidy rights. The court hear
Estate agent jailed for £450,000 fraud
The News and Star / Posted 12 days ago
customers who wrongly believed they were buying subsidy rights. The court heard there were a number of victims, but two had lost their life-savings - one totaling £274,000, the other £91,000. He was sentenced at Carlisle Crown Court this mo... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Conman was once involved in £2.8m fraudmagistrates to keep Cox in custody until his next court appearance, Mrs Fee add
Conman was once involved in £2.8m fraud
Whitehaven News / Posted 12 days ago
magistrates to keep Cox in custody until his next court appearance, Mrs Fee added: "He is clearly a dishonest person, plus he's a flight risk and has no local ties." He was remanded in custody and will be sentenced at Carlisle Crown Court on May... Read more
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The News and Star
Drug dealer jailed after damning evidence found on mobile phonesin Taylor's possession, along with mobile phones. These devices contained damn
Drug dealer jailed after damning evidence found on mobile phones
The News and Star / Posted 13 days ago
in Taylor's possession, along with mobile phones. These devices contained damning evidence of his criminal activity. Carlisle Crown Court heard Taylor was first exposed to illicit substances when he was given cocaine at the age of just... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Conman who booked model Caprice for crooked Formula One team found guilty of fraud in Cumbria"We thank our police force for its proactive approach in this case. "With this
Conman who booked model Caprice for crooked Formula One team found guilty of fraud in Cumbria
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 13 days ago
"We thank our police force for its proactive approach in this case. "With this being an ongoing criminal case we will be unable to comment further at this time." Cox was remanded in custody and he will be sentenced at Carlisle Crown Court on May... Read more
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The News and Star
detailedstoryin Taylor's possession, along with mobile phones. These devices contained damn
detailedstory
The News and Star / Posted 13 days ago
in Taylor's possession, along with mobile phones. These devices contained damning evidence of his criminal activity. Carlisle Crown Court heard Taylor was first exposed to illicit substances when he was given cocaine at the age of just... Read more
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The News and Star
Second man jailed after M6 cannabis findto have been stashed in a number of bags. Also recovered from Hussain's vehicle
Second man jailed after M6 cannabis find
The News and Star / Posted 13 days ago
to have been stashed in a number of bags. Also recovered from Hussain's vehicle was £300 cash and a cannabis grinder. Carlisle Crown Court heard fingerprints were found on internal packaging containing the drug. These belonged to 38-year-old... Read more
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The News and Star
Trial told of man's 'torment' after alleged rapeAn alleged historic rape victim was “absolutely tormented” later in life, his m
Trial told of man's 'torment' after alleged rape
The News and Star / Posted 13 days ago
An alleged historic rape victim was “absolutely tormented” later in life, his mother has told a jury. Carlisle Crown Court has heard the male was aged 13 when the alleged offence was said to have taken place during the 1990s. Vincent Joseph Hudson,... Read more
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The News and Star
Two men jailed after M6 cannabis findto have been stashed in a number of bags. Also recovered from Hussain's vehicle
Two men jailed after M6 cannabis find
The News and Star / Posted 13 days ago
to have been stashed in a number of bags. Also recovered from Hussain's vehicle was £300 cash and a cannabis grinder. Carlisle Crown Court heard fingerprints were found on internal packaging containing the drug. These belonged to 38-year-old... Read more
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The News and Star
Prison for yob who told pensioners he was going to 'knock their heads off'was already on a local Pubwatch scheme when he stormed into the Nag’s Head in M
Prison for yob who told pensioners he was going to 'knock their heads off'
The News and Star / Posted 13 days ago
was already on a local Pubwatch scheme when he stormed into the Nag’s Head in Market Place, Brampton, on February 16. Carlisle Crown Court heard that he was thrown out of the pub after he threatened the pub’s chef and an area manager – but he... Read more
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