A WOMAN has been jailed after a South Cumbria crime-spree after she was found in possession of a Stanley knife and admitted stealing goods worth more than £1000 from a number of stores.
Denise Elizabeth Brill-Edwards, 40, appeared at South Cumbria Magistrates’ Court in Barrow on November 30 where she faced six different charges.
Brill-Edwards, of Pennine gardens, Barrow admitted stealing a fleece and jacket worth £348 from The Epicentre and a dress worth £55 from Fat Face on November 28 in Ambleside.
On the same date Brill-Edwards was also found to be in possession of two pairs pliers and a screwdriver in Ulverston and was found in the company of Stephen Thornley which breached a restraining order imposed by Preston Crown Court in March 2015.
The defendant also admitted stealing cosmetics from Debenhams in Portland Walk worth £391.50 on October 22.
Brill-Edwards was committed to prison for a total of 10 weeks
A couple who led West Vancouver police on a real-life version of Grand Theft Auto in January have taken the off-ramp to jail.
Jeffrey Alan Paul Loubert, 32, and Rebecca MacDonald, 29, were recently handed jail sentences for their roles in a high-drama crime spree involving robbery, multiple car thefts, dangerous driving and evading police between Lions Bay and West Vancouver Jan. 28.
At one point in that afternoon, police closed down all routes leading out of West Vancouver, resulting in traffic chaos, as they closed in on the pair, who had been spotted twice driving the wrong way on Highway 1.
According to a police report at the time, the crime spree began shortly before noon on Jan. 28 when the Squamish RCMP were alerted to a suspicious looking couple in a Mercedes in Lions Bay. By the time the police arrived, the Mercedes had been ditched and
A city man who went on a spree of car thefts and burglaries over, has been jailed for 22 months by Galway District Court.
In imposing the sentence, Judge Mary Fahy said it would have been lengthier, except she was restricted to a total of 24 months.
“It probably should have been dealt with at a higher court, but the DPP [Director of Public Prosecutions] decided to go for summary disposal,” she said.
Matthew Goldbey (27), with an address at 174 Leargán, Knocknacarra, was also banned from driving for seven years.
Garda John Kerrigan said that all of the incidents had taken place in mid to late August this year. In the early hours of August 29, Gardaí were alerted to an alarm activation at Barna Pharmacy. The front glass door and window had been smashed by a rock, which was found
A Bay of Plenty man has been jailed for a six-week crime spree committed while taking methamphetamine and in conflict with rival gang members.
Te Morehu Enoka, 27, from Rangiuru appeared in the Tauranga District Court yesterday before Judge Paul Mabey QC for sentencing on 23 charges relating to a crime spree in April and May this year after earlier pleading guilty to the charges. He was arrested in Rotorua on May 24.
The charges include one count each of aggravated robbery, arson, theft of a motor vehicle, using a firearm against a police officer, reckless driving, driving while disqualified, failing to stop, seven counts of burglary and nine counts of theft.
He also pleaded guilty to one charge each of breaching community work and breaching supervision at yesterday’s court appearance.
Appearing via audio-visual link, Enoka wiped away tears
A teenager who helped steal cars, take tens of thousands of dollars worth of stock from a dairy and set a car on fire, has been jailed for 10 months.
A Timaru teenager who played a part in a crime spree involving multiple car thefts, arson, and stealing tens of thousands of dollars worth of stock from a dairy, has been jailed for 10 months.
Seth Michael Taylor, 17, was imprisoned in the Timaru District Court on Thursday after pleading guilty to three charges of burglary, two charges of unlawfully taking a motor vehicle, one charge of arson and one of unlawfully getting into a motor vehicle.
Judge Joanna Maze said Taylor, along with two associates, committed some