Convicted cannabis dealer told to write 5,000-word ESSAY on dangers of drugs because he couldn't do community service due to injury Terry Bennett, 32, of Cold Ashton, Glos, admitted intent to supply cannabis Probation said his dislocated shoulder was health and safety issueJudge Julian Lambert wants his essay on dangers of drugs in by April 4 By Luke Salkeld PUBLISHED: 12:00 GMT, 26 March 2013 | UPDATED: 10:03 GMT, 27 March 2013 It is a penalty more commonly associated with classroom than court room. But convicted drug dealer Terry Bennett has been told to pay for his crime by writing a 5,000-word essay. The 32-year-old had been given a suspended prison sentence as well as 240 hours of community service for possessing a kilogram of cannabis with intent to supply.
Diplomatic protection officer facing jail after he admits leaving his post at the Israeli embassy to meet loverRicci Giff, 38, admitted three counts of misconduct in a public officeMet Melissa Ramsden, who worked for the Israeli tourist board, three timesGiff was initially charged with surrendering his weapon and CS spray But the charge was later amended to remove reference to the embassyJudge Anthony Leonard QC adjourned sentencing until later this month By Mario Ledwith PUBLISHED: 20:40 GMT, 5 March 2013 | UPDATED: 20:40 GMT, 5 March 2013 Guilty: Ricci Giff, from Sandy, Bedfordshire, admitted three counts of misconduct in a public office at Southwark Crown Court A diplomatic protection officer is facing jail after abandoning his post at the Israeli embassy in London to meet his lover. Ricci Giff, 38, left his patrol on three occasions to see Melissa Ramsden, a PR manager for the Israeli tourist board who later committed suicide
'Sadistic monster' handed whole-life sentence for the torture and murder of his partner and her two-year-old daughter dies in hospitalMoJ confirm David Oakes, 50, has died of natural causes He murdered Christine Chambers and their child Shania in June last yearFormer couple were embroiled in a bitter custody battle The family had just secured a restraining order against himAfterwards the killer tried to shoot himself in the head but survived /10/17/article-2219016-158AED3F000005DC-316_634x630.jpg” width=”634″ height=”630″ alt=”The family of Christine Chambers and her daughter Shania, 2, were horrified when police returned their jewellery with traces of blood still on them after they were brutally murdered” class=”blkBorder” /> Torture: Oakes forced Christine Chamber to cut chunks of her own hair off before killing her and Shania (pictured together) in an attack that shocked Britain Oakes had 'systematically tortured' Ms Chambers for several hours before the killings, forcing her to strip and cutting chunks from her hair. Ms Chambers' 10-year-old daughter fled the house during the ordeal as police outside attempted to negotiate with the killer
Nearly 50,000 criminals spared jail offend again within a year: MPs claim 'shocking' figures show failure by probation officersConvicts including violent thugs spared jail committed another offenceTory MPs have said figures show a problem with the probation serviceJustice Secretary announced plans to tackle entrenched reoffending | UPDATED: 00:36 GMT, 19 December 2012 Around 50,000 criminals who were spared jail went on to commit another crime within a year, figures revealed yesterday. The convicts – including violent thugs, burglars and drug dealers – were handed community service or a suspended jail term, leaving them free to commit new crimes.
Killer who stabbed cannabis dealer to death less than two hours after starting community service is jailed for 23 years Reardon Emanuel, 20, convicted of murder by a jury after a trial at the Old BaileyEmanuel attacked 36 year-old O’Neil Irwin, brutally stabbing him and chasing him down the street on his bicycle Incident happened less than two hours after Emanuel finished unpaid work in the community | UPDATED: 21:05 GMT, 14 December 2012 Victim: O'Neil Irwin left a trail of blood down the street before bleeding to death A killer who stabbed a cannabis dealer to death less than two hours after carrying out unpaid work in the community was jailed for at least 25 years today. Reardon Emanuel, 20, attacked 36 year-old O’Neil Irwin while under the supervision of the Probation Service for having an offensive weapon in public.
Paedophile who said a seven-year-old girl seduced him is finally jailed weeks after judge set him freeJohn Thompson escaped a prison sentence in July despite pleading guiltyAccused schoolgirl of pinning him down on a bed after 'flirting' with himFailed to attend sex offender treatment programme Cited excuses including wax in his ear and a broken window at home | UPDATED: 19:38 GMT, 30 November 2012 Guilty: John Thompson (pictured) was imprisoned yesterday after blaming a seven-year-old girl for seducing him A vile paedophile who blamed a girl of seven for seducing him was finally locked up yesterday – weeks after a judge let him walk free. John Thompson escaped a prison sentence in July despite pleading guilty to sexually assaulting his victim.