Jailed: Nottingham criminals convicted and jailed in July 2017

A summary of convicted criminals who were jailed during July 2017.

Robbery and possession of blade

William McLatchie, 23, of Stinsford Close, Bestwood Park, Nottingham, and Paul Turton, 23, of Ridgeway Walk, Nottingham, appeared before Sheffield Crown Court on Friday 30 June to be sentenced after each pleading guilty to robbery, possession of a bladed article and driving offences at a previous hearing.

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McLatchie was jailed for three years and 11 months, Turton jailed for two years and four months.

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Robbery and possession of blade

Samuel Jonathan Langley, 29, formerly of Chatsworth Drive, Hucknall, was locked up for nine years and four months after pleading guilty to two charges of robbery and possession of a blade whilst committing the offences.

Nathan Dean Ford, 26, formerly of Moor Street, Mansfield, was jailed for six years and six months after pleading guilty to charges of robbery, theft and perverting the course of justice.

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Police officer – drugs charges

Gareth Golds, 31, of Ilkeston, pleaded guilty at Derby Crown Court to encouraging or assisting the supply of Class C controlled drugs, offering to supply a Class C controlled drug and misconduct in a public office.

Derby Crown Court

Former police officer – drugs charges

Christopher Law, 44, of Wesley Street, Ilkeston, who admitted Supplying a controlled drug of Class C and Possessing a controlled drug of Class C with intent to supply, was also jailed for eight months.

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Sexual offences and rape of 13-year-old girl

Dean Lewis, 34, formerly of Southchurch Court, Clifton, was found guilty of seven counts at Nottingham Crown Court on Monday 10 July 2017.

Lewis was jailed for 13 years after being found guilty of sexual offences against a young girl including rape.

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The offences were committed in the Nottingham area between 2015 and 2017.

Calling 999 1,868 times costing NHS £30,000

Stacey White inappropriately rang 999 1,868 times and cost the NHS more than £30,000 – she was jailed for six months.

Stacey White, of Burnthouse Road, Heanor, appeared at Derbyshire Magistrates Court on 29 June charged with persistently making use of a public communications network to cause annoyance, inconvenience and anxiety.

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Arranging the commission of a child sex offence and possessing indecent images of children and distributing indecent images of children

David Weiss –  tried to set up a meeting to have sex with an 11-year-old girl has been jailed.

David Weiss, 37, of Harrow Close, Rainworth, didn’t realise he was actually communicating with a specialist investigator and the girl didn’t really exist when he arranged the meeting on an internet chat room.

Weiss cancelled the day before he was due to meet the “girl” on 23 February 2017, after seven days of messaging to make the arrangements. During that time he had confirmed a number of details about himself including sending a photo and mobile number.

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GBH & ABH – Subjecting a woman to a five hour attack

David Lloyd Williams, 44, formerly of Perry Road, Nottingham, pleaded guilty to GBH and ABH when he appeared at Nottingham Crown Court on 18 July 2017.

Nottingham Crown Court

Arming himself with knives, Williams waited for the victim to return to where she was temporarily staying at about 12.30am on 18 January 2017. He punched and hit her with a metal pole a number of times. During the five hour ordeal he also stabbed her twice in the leg.

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Causing serious injury by dangerous driving

Scott Turner, 22, formerly of Maid Marian Way, Nottingham, lost control of the Citroen which he drove at speed along Hucknall Road and over Moor Bridge before the crash in Hucknall Lane. The car flipped over and crashed into a concrete garage.

The front seat passenger, a 24-year-old man, suffered serious life-altering head and chest injuries and another passenger, a 22-year-old man, also needed treatment in hospital for his injuries.

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Manslaughter of 16-year-old Hannah Pearson

Newark man James Morton, 24, formerly of Pierson Street, was jailed for 12 years on Thursday 20 July 2017 after being convicted of her manslaughter on Wednesday 19 July by a jury at Nottingham Crown Court.

Hannah Pearson

Morton was found not guilty of her murder.

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Deliberately driving at a pedestrian

Gary Frankish, of Red Lane in South Normanton, appeared at Nottingham Crown Court for trial last week having denied charges of grievous bodily harm, causing injury by dangerous driving and attempted grievous bodily harm.

But on Friday (21 July 2017) the 29-year-old was convicted of the offences by the jury.

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Supply of counterfeit cigarettes

Hersh Mohammed, 40, of Warner Street Derby, was found guilty of two offences against the Criminal Law Act 1977 for the unauthorised use of trademarks and conspiracy to possess dangerous goods for supply from April 2014 to February 2016.

Shop worker Alain Ali, 34 of Ivy Square, Derby, also pleaded guilty to two offences against the Criminal Law Act 1977 and received a 12-month sentence suspended for two years, 120 hours of unpaid work and a three-month curfew between 7pm and 7am for his involvement.

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Stabbing victim six times

A man who stabbed another man six times in the chest and head in Radford, has been sentenced to eleven years in prison.

Attilla Luzsanyi denied wounding with intent earlier this month but was convicted following a five-day trial at Nottingham Crown Court.

The 54-year-old, formerly of Player Street in Nottingham, was sentenced on Thursday 13 July 2017 to serve a custodial term of eleven years and a four year extended license period after release.

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