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May 17, 2019

HEARING: The case was heard at Westminster (MoJ) 

TWO alleged members of the 'Rathkeale Rovers' Traveller gang are facing extradition to the Netherlands accused of being part of the criminal network.
Richard Slattery, 34, and Daniel Sheridan, 26, appeared at Westmi...

March 4, 2019

JAILED: Sam Vinden was sentenced to 12 years in prison

A FORMER freemason, who broke a woman’s arm and a leg with a crowbar during an attempted burglary, was today jailed for 12 years.
Sam Vinden, 45, who admitted the violent aggravated burglary, which also saw the woma...

February 2, 2019

SPECIALIST: The judge will consider a psychiatric report on Vinden (above) (Pic: Jon Austin) 

THE sentencing of a former freemason who broke a woman’s arm and a leg with a crowbar during an attempted burglary has been delayed for several weeks.
Sam Vinden, 45, who admit...

November 30, 2018

JAILED: Damien Barnes

A SERIAL thief has been jailed for eight weeks after admitting a string of shoplifting offences across south Essex.

Damien Barnes, 33, from Eden Green, South Ockendon, stole five lamb joints worth £38 from Lidl in South Ockendon on August 15.

In Octo...

October 11, 2018

CAMPAIGNER: Richard Sheridan (left) with the late Corin Redgrave and Vanessa Redgrave (EN&I)

THE former leader of the Dale Farm travellers, who was backed by actress Vanessa Redgrave, is facing extradition to the US to answer charges of trading in protected rhino horns.

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September 29, 2018

FACING JAIL: Sam Vinden 

A FORMER freemason who has been questioned about a string of crimes including kidnap and a double murder faces jail for a burglary which saw a woman’s limbs broken with a crowbar.

Sam Vinden, 45,  who admitted the violent burglary which also saw...

August 16, 2018

VOYEAUR: Richard Siviar, seen with a zebra from a Facebook post, filmed up women's skirts

A MUSICIAN who filmed up women's skirts near Buckingham Palace has been banned from having a recording camera in public for two years, but has avoided jail.
Richard Sivier, 57, of...

January 11, 2018

EXCLUSIVE: A BRAVE husband wrestled an intruder to the ground and held him captive until police arrived after the burglar sneaked into the couple's bedroom in the dead of night.

Adrian Brasovan, 25, was today jailed for eight months for burgling the home in Ramnoth Road...

January 11, 2018

EXCLUSIVE: A "VIOLENT" thug who assaulted and threatened to stab the mother of his son and sent her a string of "vile" text messages has been jailed for three years.

Gavin Bainbridge, 39, who has a string of previous convictions for violence and domestic abuse, pulled o...

December 1, 2017

A FATHER and two of his sons have been charged in connection with a burglary that left a woman with what police described as significant injuries.


Sam Vinden, 44, from Straight Drove, Farcet, in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, is charged alongside sons Sam Stanley Vinden...

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