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Express and Star
'Free me' call by child sex offender dying of cancer « Express & Starsays he may only have months to live and he doesn’t want to die behind bars. F
'Free me' call by child sex offender dying of cancer « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 18 hours ago
says he may only have months to live and he doesn’t want to die behind bars. Farlow was locked up for eight years at Teesside Crown Court in January after he admitted 12 crimes against three girls, who were all under 14 years old at the... Read more
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Northern Echo
Danger driver branded "coward" by judgeA judge heard how he failed to turn up for a hearing at Teesside Crown Court in
Danger driver branded "coward" by judge
Northern Echo / Posted yesterday
A judge heard how he failed to turn up for a hearing at Teesside Crown Court in November and was at large for eight months before his arrest this week. He had by lying low with a new girlfriend and her young son to avoid facing charges of dangerous... Read more
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Northern Echo
Man, 43, appears in court charged with attempted murder after two stabbed in Darlington restauranton Saturday morning, shortly before 10am. Heather Wilkinson, prosecuting, outl
Man, 43, appears in court charged with attempted murder after two stabbed in Darlington restaurant
Northern Echo / Posted yesterday
on Saturday morning, shortly before 10am. Heather Wilkinson, prosecuting, outlined the case before it was committed to Teesside Crown Court. The violent attack had seen the popular restaurant cordoned off by Durham Police after officers and... Read more
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chroniclelive
Rapist allowed to marry his partner in deathbed weddingshould have led to urgent and appropriate investigation under the NHS pathway f
Rapist allowed to marry his partner in deathbed wedding
chroniclelive / Posted 2 days ago
should have led to urgent and appropriate investigation under the NHS pathway for suspected cancer.” During his trial, Teesside Crown Court heard how Pearson repeatedly raped and sexually assaulted his victim, who cannot be named for legal... Read more
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Northern Echo
Shildon man admits breaching sexual harm prevention orderMagistrates heard Nixon was made subject to the order by Teesside Crown Court i
Shildon man admits breaching sexual harm prevention order
Northern Echo / Posted 2 days ago
Magistrates heard Nixon was made subject to the order by Teesside Crown Court in June 2009 and had already breached it twice. Sam Brewster, mitigating, said Nixon had been working on a car with the homeowner at the time and had not known the child... Read more
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Northern Echo
October hearing will determine whether serious crime prevention order is imposed on Mike SmallmanAPM Clothing Developments and using his ex-girlfriend’s identity to take out pa
October hearing will determine whether serious crime prevention order is imposed on Mike Smallman
Northern Echo / Posted 3 days ago
APM Clothing Developments and using his ex-girlfriend’s identity to take out pay-day loans in her name. He appeared at Teesside Crown Court on Wednesday (July 20) morning via a video link to Stockton’s Holme House prison while the application... Read more
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Northern Echo
'It is not a story based in truth': Evidence given by alleged victim in Hartlepool sex abuse trial is disputedto her. It was not until she got older that she realised it was wrong and foug
'It is not a story based in truth': Evidence given by alleged victim in Hartlepool sex abuse trial is disputed
Northern Echo / Posted 3 days ago
to her. It was not until she got older that she realised it was wrong and fought back against Mr Styles, the jury at Teesside Crown Court was told. When she reported things to the police two years ago, she claimed she was beaten with a... Read more
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Northern Echo
Alleged sex abuse victim of Hartlepool funeral director tells court: ‘I’m still suffering’Gerald Martin arriving at Teesside Crown Court for his trial this morning The
Alleged sex abuse victim of Hartlepool funeral director tells court: ‘I’m still suffering’
Northern Echo / Posted 4 days ago
Gerald Martin arriving at Teesside Crown Court for his trial this morning The court was cleared for a break after the breathless man needed to use an inhaler and told the staff he thought he was having a breakdown. Earlier, under cross-examination,... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Perverted tugboat captain plied schoolgirl with cannabis and alcoholas he spent more than two hours with the girl, who cannot be named for legal re
Perverted tugboat captain plied schoolgirl with cannabis and alcohol
Daily Mirror / Posted 4 days ago
as he spent more than two hours with the girl, who cannot be named for legal reasons. The 59-year-old was sentenced at Teesside Crown Court Grainger gave the girl a “vast quantity of alcohol” and some cannabis, saying it would “cheer her... Read more
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Northern Echo
'Wicked' tugboat captain jailed after plying schoolgirl with alcohol before sexThe 15-year-old – described as “vulnerable” at Teesside Crown Court – is now re
'Wicked' tugboat captain jailed after plying schoolgirl with alcohol before sex
Northern Echo / Posted 5 days ago
The 15-year-old – described as “vulnerable” at Teesside Crown Court – is now receiving counselling and is in care, said prosecutor Paul Cleasby. She was one of a group of girls approached by sailor Grainger outside a Middlesbrough pub this year, and... Read more
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Northern Echo
Victim could not bear to hear alleged Hartlepool sex abuser’s name, court toldProsecutor Paul Cleasby told a jury at Teesside Crown Court today that he also
Victim could not bear to hear alleged Hartlepool sex abuser’s name, court told
Northern Echo / Posted 6 days ago
Prosecutor Paul Cleasby told a jury at Teesside Crown Court today that he also beat her with a long bamboo cane if she refused to comply with his demands. Mr Styles, of Thetford Road, Hartlepool, was arrested after the woman went to police two years... Read more
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chroniclelive
'My nightmare year' - Olympic boxer vows to fight back after court case hellhis nightmare year after criminal proceedings left his career - and life - in t
'My nightmare year' - Olympic boxer vows to fight back after court case hell
chroniclelive / Posted 8 days ago
his nightmare year after criminal proceedings left his career - and life - in tatters. Bradley Saunders walked free from Teesside Crown Court this week, after blackmail charges against him were dropped. The champion lightweight boxer today... Read more
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Northern Echo
Shock of neighbour knocked unconscious in horror hedge feud attackHe smashed the 4ft wooden shaft into the side of her head and then leaned over
Shock of neighbour knocked unconscious in horror hedge feud attack
Northern Echo / Posted 9 days ago
He smashed the 4ft wooden shaft into the side of her head and then leaned over her as he punched her, a judge at Teesside Crown Court was told. It emerged during an assault court case that they had been locked in a bitter dispute for more than two... Read more
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express
Father accused of underage sex claims his Facebook was hackedshared with pregnant fiancée He claims that the girl is lying and denies there
Father accused of underage sex claims his Facebook was hacked
express / Posted 9 days ago
shared with pregnant fiancée He claims that the girl is lying and denies there was ever any sexual activity with her. A Teesside Crown Court jury yesterday heard of Oldfield's interviews with police last year. He denied asking the girl, who... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Man who has to tell police before he has sex is namedYork, was tried for rape; at a first trial the jury was unable to reach a verdi
Man who has to tell police before he has sex is named
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
York, was tried for rape; at a first trial the jury was unable to reach a verdict and he was cleared at a retrial at Teesside Crown Court in November. North Yorkshire Police then applied for an SRO with a number of conditions. The effect... Read more
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Northern Echo
£500,000 machine theft gang will repay just £1Their case came back to Teesside Crown Court yesterday - nine months after they
£500,000 machine theft gang will repay just £1
Northern Echo / Posted 10 days ago
Their case came back to Teesside Crown Court yesterday - nine months after they received their jail terms - under Proceeds of Crime Act (POCA) legislation. The legislation is designed to strip criminals of assets gained through crime, and it was... Read more
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Daily Mirror
banking executive 'knocked neighbour unconscious with pick-axe handle'under her and beat her until she briefly blacked out. Secker was given a 20-mo
banking executive 'knocked neighbour unconscious with pick-axe handle'
Daily Mirror / Posted 10 days ago
under her and beat her until she briefly blacked out. Secker was given a 20-month jail sentence suspended for two years at Teesside Crown Court Her screams brought further pandemonium as two of her five sisters - who all live in the street - came... Read more
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express
Former petsitter hit his neighbour with a pickaxe handle in a dispute over a dognext door. "There's been some history between the two. They didn't get on very
Former petsitter hit his neighbour with a pickaxe handle in a dispute over a dog
express / Posted 10 days ago
next door. "There's been some history between the two. They didn't get on very well," said prosecutor Penny Bottomley told Teesside Crown Court today. Secker took umbrage and armed himself after his neighbour found a Westie dog whimpering outside... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Man forced tell police 24 hours before he has sex has been identifiedYork, was tried for rape; at a first trial the jury was unable to reach a verdi
Man forced tell police 24 hours before he has sex has been identified
Daily Mirror / Posted 10 days ago
York, was tried for rape; at a first trial the jury was unable to reach a verdict and he was cleared at a retrial at Teesside Crown Court in November. North Yorkshire Police then applied for an SRO with a number of conditions, one of which... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Man who has to notify police ahead of sex named as former literature studentYork, was tried for rape; at a first trial the jury was unable to reach a verdi
Man who has to notify police ahead of sex named as former literature student
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 10 days ago
York, was tried for rape; at a first trial the jury was unable to reach a verdict and he was cleared at a retrial at Teesside Crown Court in November. North Yorkshire Police then applied for an SRO with a number of conditions, one of which... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Man who has to notify police ahead of sex named as former literature studentYork, was tried for rape; at a first trial the jury was unable to reach a verdi
Man who has to notify police ahead of sex named as former literature student
Croydon Guardian / Posted 10 days ago
York, was tried for rape; at a first trial the jury was unable to reach a verdict and he was cleared at a retrial at Teesside Crown Court in November. North Yorkshire Police then applied for an SRO with a number of conditions, one of which... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Man who has to notify police ahead of sex named as former literature studentYork, was tried for rape; at a first trial the jury was unable to reach a verdi
Man who has to notify police ahead of sex named as former literature student
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
York, was tried for rape; at a first trial the jury was unable to reach a verdict and he was cleared at a retrial at Teesside Crown Court in November. North Yorkshire Police then applied for an SRO with a number of conditions, one of which... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Man who has to notify police ahead of sex named as former literature studentYork, was tried for rape; at a first trial the jury was unable to reach a verdi
Man who has to notify police ahead of sex named as former literature student
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 10 days ago
York, was tried for rape; at a first trial the jury was unable to reach a verdict and he was cleared at a retrial at Teesside Crown Court in November. North Yorkshire Police then applied for an SRO with a number of conditions, one of which... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Man who has to notify police ahead of sex named as former literature studentYork, was tried for rape; at a first trial the jury was unable to reach a verdi
Man who has to notify police ahead of sex named as former literature student
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
York, was tried for rape; at a first trial the jury was unable to reach a verdict and he was cleared at a retrial at Teesside Crown Court in November. North Yorkshire Police then applied for an SRO with a number of conditions, one of which... Read more
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Northern Echo
Man who has to notify police ahead of sex named as former literature studentYork, was tried for rape; at a first trial the jury was unable to reach a verdi
Man who has to notify police ahead of sex named as former literature student
Northern Echo / Posted 10 days ago
York, was tried for rape; at a first trial the jury was unable to reach a verdict and he was cleared at a retrial at Teesside Crown Court in November. North Yorkshire Police then applied for an SRO with a number of conditions, one of which... Read more
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express
Dad-of-two denies luring 14-old girl into same bed he shared with pregnant fiancéelater pleaded with his now 15-year-old victim not to tell the police, saying hi
Dad-of-two denies luring 14-old girl into same bed he shared with pregnant fiancée
express / Posted 10 days ago
later pleaded with his now 15-year-old victim not to tell the police, saying his “kids would grow up without a dad”, Teesside Crown Court was told yesterday. Oldfield, 23, a caretaker at Middlesbrough's multi-million-pound Acklam Green... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Man who has to notify police ahead of sex named as former literature studentYork, was tried for rape; at a first trial the jury was unable to reach a verdi
Man who has to notify police ahead of sex named as former literature student
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
York, was tried for rape; at a first trial the jury was unable to reach a verdict and he was cleared at a retrial at Teesside Crown Court in November. North Yorkshire Police then applied for an SRO with a number of conditions, one of which... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Man who has to notify police ahead of sex named as former literature studentYork, was tried for rape; at a first trial the jury was unable to reach a verdi
Man who has to notify police ahead of sex named as former literature student
Kingston Guardian / Posted 10 days ago
York, was tried for rape; at a first trial the jury was unable to reach a verdict and he was cleared at a retrial at Teesside Crown Court in November. North Yorkshire Police then applied for an SRO with a number of conditions, one of which... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Man who has to notify police ahead of sex named as former literature studentYork, was tried for rape; at a first trial the jury was unable to reach a verdi
Man who has to notify police ahead of sex named as former literature student
Oxford Mail / Posted 10 days ago
York, was tried for rape; at a first trial the jury was unable to reach a verdict and he was cleared at a retrial at Teesside Crown Court in November. North Yorkshire Police then applied for an SRO with a number of conditions, one of which... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
Man who has to notify police ahead of sex named as former literature studentYork, was tried for rape; at a first trial the jury was unable to reach a verdi
Man who has to notify police ahead of sex named as former literature student
Streatham Guardian / Posted 10 days ago
York, was tried for rape; at a first trial the jury was unable to reach a verdict and he was cleared at a retrial at Teesside Crown Court in November. North Yorkshire Police then applied for an SRO with a number of conditions, one of which... Read more
41 related stories
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Bury Times
Man who has to notify police ahead of sex named as former literature studentYork, was tried for rape; at a first trial the jury was unable to reach a verdi
Man who has to notify police ahead of sex named as former literature student
Bury Times / Posted 10 days ago
York, was tried for rape; at a first trial the jury was unable to reach a verdict and he was cleared at a retrial at Teesside Crown Court in November. North Yorkshire Police then applied for an SRO with a number of conditions, one of which... Read more
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Gazette
Man who has to notify police ahead of sex named as former literature studentYork, was tried for rape; at a first trial the jury was unable to reach a verdi
Man who has to notify police ahead of sex named as former literature student
Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
York, was tried for rape; at a first trial the jury was unable to reach a verdict and he was cleared at a retrial at Teesside Crown Court in November. North Yorkshire Police then applied for an SRO with a number of conditions, one of which... Read more
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guardian-series
Man who has to notify police ahead of sex named as former literature studentYork, was tried for rape; at a first trial the jury was unable to reach a verdi
Man who has to notify police ahead of sex named as former literature student
guardian-series / Posted 10 days ago
York, was tried for rape; at a first trial the jury was unable to reach a verdict and he was cleared at a retrial at Teesside Crown Court in November. North Yorkshire Police then applied for an SRO with a number of conditions, one of which... Read more
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Harrow Times
Man who has to notify police ahead of sex named as former literature studentYork, was tried for rape; at a first trial the jury was unable to reach a verdi
Man who has to notify police ahead of sex named as former literature student
Harrow Times / Posted 10 days ago
York, was tried for rape; at a first trial the jury was unable to reach a verdict and he was cleared at a retrial at Teesside Crown Court in November. North Yorkshire Police then applied for an SRO with a number of conditions, one of which... Read more
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This is West Country
Man who has to notify police ahead of sex named as former literature studentYork, was tried for rape; at a first trial the jury was unable to reach a verdi
Man who has to notify police ahead of sex named as former literature student
This is West Country / Posted 10 days ago
York, was tried for rape; at a first trial the jury was unable to reach a verdict and he was cleared at a retrial at Teesside Crown Court in November. North Yorkshire Police then applied for an SRO with a number of conditions, one of which... Read more
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Gazette News
Man who has to notify police ahead of sex named as former literature studentYork, was tried for rape; at a first trial the jury was unable to reach a verdi
Man who has to notify police ahead of sex named as former literature student
Gazette News / Posted 10 days ago
York, was tried for rape; at a first trial the jury was unable to reach a verdict and he was cleared at a retrial at Teesside Crown Court in November. North Yorkshire Police then applied for an SRO with a number of conditions, one of which... Read more
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Bolton News
Man who has to notify police ahead of sex named as former literature studentYork, was tried for rape; at a first trial the jury was unable to reach a verdi
Man who has to notify police ahead of sex named as former literature student
Bolton News / Posted 10 days ago
York, was tried for rape; at a first trial the jury was unable to reach a verdict and he was cleared at a retrial at Teesside Crown Court in November. North Yorkshire Police then applied for an SRO with a number of conditions, one of which... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Man who has to notify police ahead of sex named as former literature studentYork, was tried for rape; at a first trial the jury was unable to reach a verdi
Man who has to notify police ahead of sex named as former literature student
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 10 days ago
York, was tried for rape; at a first trial the jury was unable to reach a verdict and he was cleared at a retrial at Teesside Crown Court in November. North Yorkshire Police then applied for an SRO with a number of conditions, one of which... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Young dad-2 'begged underage girl not to tell of sex in his fiancée's bed'later pleaded with his now 15-year-old victim not to tell the police, saying hi
Young dad-2 'begged underage girl not to tell of sex in his fiancée's bed'
Daily Mirror / Posted 10 days ago
later pleaded with his now 15-year-old victim not to tell the police, saying his “kids would grow up without a dad”, Teesside Crown Court was told. Oldfield, 23, a caretaker at Middlesbrough’s multi-million-pound Acklam Green Centre, first... Read more
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Northern Echo
Suspended jail term for gambling addict who stole from girlfriendHe ran up bills of thousands of pounds, leaving the victim with the debt and se
Suspended jail term for gambling addict who stole from girlfriend
Northern Echo / Posted 13 days ago
He ran up bills of thousands of pounds, leaving the victim with the debt and sending her credit score plummeting. Teesside Crown Court heard today that Richards successfully applied for two credit cards in his oblivious girlfriend’s name and spent... Read more
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The News and Star
Man remanded on foster mother murder chargein Westbourne Road, Hartlepool, following a fire in April. Gareth Dack, 32, of
Man remanded on foster mother murder charge
The News and Star / Posted 13 days ago
in Westbourne Road, Hartlepool, following a fire in April. Gareth Dack, 32, of Windermere Road, Hartlepool, appeared at Teesside Crown Court to deny murder and a separate charge of arson being reckless as to endangering life. He was remanded in... Read more
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Northern Echo
Violent Middlesbrough ‘psychopath’ jailed for going ‘berserk’ on his partnerstairs by her hair and with a knife tucked in his pocket told her: “I may as we
Violent Middlesbrough ‘psychopath’ jailed for going ‘berserk’ on his partner
Northern Echo / Posted 14 days ago
stairs by her hair and with a knife tucked in his pocket told her: “I may as well kill you”. Robin Turton, prosecuting at Teesside Crown Court, said the fracas on May 22 this year disturbed the couple’s young child, who was asleep, and tried to... Read more
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Northern Echo
Jail for "disgusting" hospital thiefdefendant replied: “I know, disgusting.” Fraser, of Sutton Way, Saltersgill, M
Jail for "disgusting" hospital thief
Northern Echo / Posted 16 days ago
defendant replied: “I know, disgusting.” Fraser, of Sutton Way, Saltersgill, Middlesbrough, was jailed for 18 months at Teesside Crown Court after admitting burglary, handling stolen goods and having an offensive weapon. Prosecutor Sarah... Read more
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Northern Echo
Hartlepool woman who tried to hide wanted man is spared jailalthough Judge Howard Crowson said it was not the most serious example of such
Hartlepool woman who tried to hide wanted man is spared jail
Northern Echo / Posted 16 days ago
although Judge Howard Crowson said it was not the most serious example of such an offence. Prosecutor Shaun Dryden told Teesside Crown Court that officers called at a property in Lancaster Court, Hartlepool, on November 18 last year and asked... Read more
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Northern Echo
Broken husband of jailed £400,000 pension fraudster says she has wrecked his lifeand paid for a two-week family holiday, where she was snapped frolicking in a h
Broken husband of jailed £400,000 pension fraudster says she has wrecked his life
Northern Echo / Posted 17 days ago
and paid for a two-week family holiday, where she was snapped frolicking in a hot-tub. Defence barrister Dan Cordey told Teesside Crown Court she also paid privately for a gastric band op as she "tried to buy some happiness". The Echo revealed... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Brit accused in court of being kingpin behind Thai drugs conspiracyno-comment replies to all questions in interviews Two men, Jason Magill, 36, a
Brit accused in court of being kingpin behind Thai drugs conspiracy
Daily Mirror / Posted 17 days ago
no-comment replies to all questions in interviews Two men, Jason Magill, 36, and Neil McIver, 29, have pleaded guilty at Teesside Crown Court to conspiracy to supply a controlled drug of Class A between 1 September and October 17 last year... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Mum used £400k stolen pension money to fund gastric band op and hot tub holidaysapparently without a care in the world. Peverley, of Darlington, Co Durham, wa
Mum used £400k stolen pension money to fund gastric band op and hot tub holidays
Daily Mirror / Posted 18 days ago
apparently without a care in the world. Peverley, of Darlington, Co Durham, was jailed for two years and eight months at Teesside Crown Court after ploughing hard-working teachers' money into her seven bank accounts over two years. Helen... Read more
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express
'Remorseless' woman jailed for £400k teachers’ pension funds fraudfrom Darlington was branded “the epitome of greed” as she was jailed for two ye
'Remorseless' woman jailed for £400k teachers’ pension funds fraud
express / Posted 18 days ago
from Darlington was branded “the epitome of greed” as she was jailed for two years and eight months this week. Teesside Crown Court heard how she had ploughed money from the coffers of Capita – a national firm handling teachers’ pension... Read more
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Northern Echo
'Cruel liar' - Darlington mother jailed for £400,000 teachers' pension fund fraudTeesside Crown Court heard how she also splashed out on a £55,000 Audi Q5 and c
'Cruel liar' - Darlington mother jailed for £400,000 teachers' pension fund fraud
Northern Echo / Posted 19 days ago
Teesside Crown Court heard how she also splashed out on a £55,000 Audi Q5 and convinced husband Steven that she was doing well at work and getting good bonuses. She continued her spending spree after her arrest - getting a £400 tattoo and paying for... Read more
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Daily Mirror
A furious Facebook row led to a horrific single punch attackEmma Atkinson said: “Words seem to be exchanged. Mitchell was sentenced to 14
A furious Facebook row led to a horrific single punch attack
Daily Mirror / Posted 20 days ago
Emma Atkinson said: “Words seem to be exchanged. Mitchell was sentenced to 14 months, suspended for two years, at Teesside Crown Court “There doesn’t appear to be any aggressive or violent behaviour from either party until the defendant... Read more
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