Sam Holmes and David Leadbeater: Luxury car thiefs left trail of evidence to own arrest

Vain thieves who took 35 cars worth 500,000 in 40-day crime spree caught after posing for pictures in stolen vehicles Sam Holmes, 22, and David Leadbeater, 23, from Eltham, South London pleaded guilty to burglaries Police said they 'slipped up in every way possible' by leaving breadcrumb trail of evidence Stole a range of high-end cars including BMWs Audis and Mercedes' from driveways in Kent and Surrey By Sara Smyth PUBLISHED: 12:08 GMT, 21 April 2013 | UPDATED: 17:19 GMT, 21 April 2013 Two thieves unwittingly left a trail of evidence for their own arrest by posing for pictures in cars they had stolen. Sam Holmes, 22, and David Leadbeater, 23, stole 35 cars worth more than 500,000 from driveways in Kent and Surrey

Now WPC who tripped during 999 collect sues her own force for a prang in her panda car

Pictured on her first day at work: WPC who tripped on 999 call is now suing her own force for a prang in her Panda car WPC Kelly Jones police car skidded off the road as it pursued another vehicle and she is now suing her police forcePanda car ended up on its side and was written off following the accidentShe faced an extraordinary backlash after it emerged she was suing a petrol station owner who called 999Divorced mother-of-two has been off work on full basic pay while she recovers from that accident and tripping on a kerb . No other vehicles were involved but the panda car ended up on its side and had to be written off after the pre-dawn crash in the south of the county. Proud: WPC Jones with her father Danny Harle on her first day as a police officer The spokeswoman could not divulge the extent of WPC Jones’s injuries, how many weeks she was off work after the accident or how much compensation she was claiming.

Operation Santa Claus: Police save Christmas for mother-of-four after force helps replace family"s stolen presents

Operation Santa Claus: Police save Christmas for mother-of-four after force helps replace family's stolen presents Todd family left devastated by theft of Christmas presents from grandmother's houseBurglars also took money family had saved to help pay for grandmother's funeralPolice officers involved with case were so touched by family's plight they helped raise money to buy replacement gifts | UPDATED: 18:27 GMT, 24 December 2012 Generous police officers helped save Christmas for a family-of-six after burglars stole their presents.