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
Securicor driver 'Fast' Eddie Maher finally admits stealing 1.2m from his van in Suffolk and going on the run for 19 yearsMaher, 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.
'Nothing is going to stop me': Serial criminal convicted of 218 offences laughs at police after receiving his 43rd driving ban John Moir, 46, of Ipswich, Suffolk, was caught driving while banned – againHe was jailed in 2010 after hitting Simon Jacobs, 45, who nearly diedMr Jacobs says 'Justice system must listen: he will kill someone next time' , for driving while banned, resisting a police officer and having no car insurance, for which he was jailed for five months. 'I believe he will kill someone eventually': Simon Jacobs, 45, nearly died after Moir drove into him in 2010 Moir admitted driving while banned, having no insurance, and two charges of theft. He received a four-month jail sentence for driving while disqualified, and three months for each theft to run consecutively.
'A football was kicked out of our trenches and we played the Germans': Poignant letter recounting famous 1914 Christmas Day truce rediscovered nearly 100 years on A letter from Staff Sergeant Clement Baker describes the famous truceSgt Clement Barker sent the letter four days after Christmas 1914Letter details how German messenger brokered truce on Christmas Eve | UPDATED: 13:43 GMT, 23 December 2012 A previously-unseen letter which describes the legendary football match of the Christmas Day truce during the First World War has been discovered. The letter was sent by staff sergeant Clement Barker four days after Christmas 1914, when the British and German troops famously emerged from their trenches in peace
Merry Essex-mas! How 'Father Christmas' lived in TOWIE county and died 500 years agoArchive entry shows Father Christmas was buried in the county in 1564Essex Record Office archives show a host of Christmas family members | UPDATED: 14:42 GMT, 23 December 2012 Historians have uncovered evidence that Father Christmas lived in Essex and died nearly 500 years ago. Archivists at the county's records' office have discovered a brief archive entry that states Father Christmas was laid to rest at a churchyard in the village of Dedham on May 30, 1564.
Awkward! Mummy's boy has his own mother's home-made Christmas lunch couriered 111 miles to his mother-in-law's house (we wonder what SHE thinks about it) | UPDATED: 17:00 GMT, 20 December 2012 Lee Moss loves his mum's Christmas dinner so much that he's getting it couriered 111 miles to him — and he plans to eat it at his mother-in-law's house. Mr Moss, 33, of Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, said he cannot wait to tuck into his mum Alison Johns' turkey and all the trimmings on Tuesday. He said the bizarre tradition began after both he and his heavily-pregnant girlfriend Kelly Moss could not travel back to his family home in Hounslow, Middlesex
Partner and sister of Securicor robbery fugitive Eddie Maher arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to steal 1.2mMaher's partner Debbie Brett, 47, and sister Margaret Francis, 64 arrestedArrested on suspicion of conspiracy to steal and assisting an offenderMaher to appear in court in March charged with theft from security van | UPDATED: 17:47 GMT, 18 December 2012 Two relatives of fugitive security guard Eddie Maher, who disappeared for 19 years after 1.2 million was stolen from a security van in which he was working, have been arrested. Maher's partner Debbie Brett, 47, and sister Margaret Francis were today arrested by Suffolk police officers on suspicion of conspiracy to steal and assisting an offender. The arrests are in connection to the 1993 theft, in which the huge sum was taken from a Securicor van in Felixstowe, Suffolk
'I've let my wife and children down': Star jockey Frankie Dettori apologises to his family after receiving a six month ban for failing drugs test Former champion jockey failed drugs test at Longchamp on September 16 It has been reported that the substance was cocaineDettori’s ban matches that of Kieren Fallon who tested positive for the drug while riding in France in 2006. | UPDATED: 20:06 GMT, 5 December 2012 Family man: Frankie with wife Catherine son Leo and daughter Ella at the premiere of The Chronicles Of Narnia in December 2005 Star jockey Frankie Dettori today apologised for ‘letting down my wife and children’ after being banned from racing for six months for drug taking