Fast Eddie Maher: Double life of fugitive who spent 20 years on the run in the U.S. working as a cable engineer after stealing 1.2m from Securicor van

Securicor driver 'Fast' Eddie Maher who went on run in U.S. for 20 years after stealing 1.2m from his van in Suffolk is jailed for just FIVE YEARS Maher, 57, made off with Securicor van outside bank in Felixstowe in 1993Loaded 30 sacks of cash into a getaway vehicle before flying to America Lived in U.S. under false identities of Stephen King and his brother MichaelBuilt new life with partner, Deborah Brett, and their son Lee, who was three at time of heistBought house in Colorado with $120k in cash just six months after the theftArrested in February last year after his daughter-in-law called the policeDenied charge after being deported, but entered last-minute plea today By Simon Tomlinson PUBLISHED: 10:40 GMT, 5 March 2013 | UPDATED: 13:52 GMT, 5 March 2013 A British man who spent almost 20 years as a fugitive in the U.S

April Jones: Former lifeguard Mark Bridger "probably responsible for death of missing five-year-old"

Former lifeguard Mark Bridger 'probably responsible for death of missing five-year-old April Jones'April went missing after she was seen getting into a car on October 1Mark Bridger will stand trial later this yearApril's parents Coral and Paul Jones attended court today /10/06/article-2213802-155CF6ED000005DC-113_306x397.jpg” width=”306″ height=”397″ alt=”Mark Bridger, 46, has pleaded not guilty to the murder of April Jones” class=”blkBorder” /> Mark Bridger, 46, has pleaded not guilty to the murder of April Jones Former lifeguard Mark Bridger is 'probably responsible' for the death of five-year-old April Jones, who went missing in mid Wales last year, a court heard today.

John Roberts: Did revenge mob murder man accused of snatching a girl of 14? Probe launched after 32-year-old is found dead days after appearing at…

Did revenge mob murder man accused of snatching a girl of 14 Probe launched after 32-year-old is found dead days after appearing at courtJohn Roberts was accused of abducting a 14-year-old girlHis body was found by police at his Gateshead home on Sunday He did not enter a plea during Thursday's hearing in NewcastleHis lawyer said he would be entering a guilty plea | UPDATED: 23:27 GMT, 17 December 2012 'Murdered': John Roberts, 32, was found dead at his home three days after appearing court A loner was battered to death in his home after he appeared in court accused of abducting a young girl, police have said. John Roberts, 32, suffered fatal head injuries during the attack in his home on a run-down estate. Detectives are investigating the possibility that his murder was connected to the allegation against him

Huge cannabis factory found inside Bangor, North Wales railway tunnels containing cannabis worth 225,000

Growing underground: Huge cannabis factory found inside North Wales railway tunnels containing drugs worth 225,000 Elaborate steel gates, doors and a trapdoor concealed sophisticated drug operation hidden behind legitimate mushroom farm Gerald Davies, Kenneth Vincent, Phillip Bigley and Christopher McIntyre jailed for their work at the operation | UPDATED: 18:59 GMT, 3 December 2012 A mushroom farm based in disused railway tunnels was in fact a front for a sophisticated cannabis operation with a potential annual turnover of more than 2m. Police raided the underground business after a tip-off and found a warren of industrial-sized growing rooms hidden behind fortress-like steel gates. Today four men were jailed for their part in the operation at the disused Faenol Tunnels on the Menai Business Park at Bangor, north Wales.

Woman jailed for falsely crying rape against her ex-boyfriend

Spurned lover, 20, jailed for falsely crying rape against her ex-boyfriend and claiming the attack made her lose a baby when she was not pregnant Beverley Brandreth claimed he raped her while she was pregnantOn a second occasion she told police he dragged her into the woods and beat her unconscious and raped herHe was arrested on both occasions and spent 30 hours in custodyHe later proved he was in a DVD store with a new girlfriend when the alleged rape occurred | UPDATED: 20:35 GMT, 3 December 2012 Cried rape: Beverley Brandreth, 20, has been jailed for claiming her ex-boyfriend raped her twice and he was arrested on both occasions A woman who falsely cried rape twice against her ex-boyfriend has been jailed. Beverley Brandreth, 20, claimed that he had raped her while she was pregnant which made her lose a baby, a claim which was found to be untrue. At the time prosecutors advised that no charge should be brought against her.