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July 02, 2015

BA HAN: COP ON MONEY LAUNDERING CHARGES

TELFORD A police officer accused of hoarding a library of nearly 4,000 images and videos of child sexual abuse has appeared in court on money laundering charges. PC Peter Ba Han, 54, was suspended by the Met Police after the material was allegedly found on laptops and USB sticks at his home. The Kingston-based officer has already denied 11 charges of making 3,851 indecent images of children at Southwark Crown Court. Han appeared in the dock to face one charge of concealing £19,335 of criminal cash and a further charge of entering into a money laundering agreement with 56-year-old David Harris.

 
July 02, 2015

LOGUE: BOWEL CANCER NURSE KILLED HIMSELF WITH OVERDOSE

WESTBOURNE PARK A specialist bowel cancer nurse died after taking an overdose of heart disease medication in a 'moment of madness', an inquest heard. Gary Logue, 48, was found unresponsive at his home in Elmfield Way, Westbourne Park, by his partner Christian Leon. He was rushed to hospital but was pronounced dead on arrival just after 3pm. A post-mortem found Mr Logue had fatal levels of the angina medication Diltiazem and a had been drinking heavily just before his death. Mr Logue, an award winning bowel cancer nurse, suffered from bi-polar affective disorder and bouts of depression but had no history of self-harm, Southwark Coroner's Court heard. He also had a history of alcohol abuse, but had been sober for four years before his death.

 



 
July 02, 2015

ELLIS: WHEELIE BIKER'S SHOCK ADMISSION: I'VE BEEN REALLY STUPID'

DAGENHAM A plasterer mocked police by pulling wheelies in a high speed chase through Dagenham. Scott Ellis, 24, was seen by police riding a blue Yamaha scrambler motorbike on the Heathway. When Ellis saw the squad car behind him, he roared off and careered through a red light as 30 pedestrians waited to cross the road. Ellis tore around nearby residential roads at 50mph, pulling wheelies and emergency stops while looking at the chasing police behind him. He was followed by a police helicopter and was seen dumping the bike and running into a nearby self-storage warehouse.

 
July 01, 2015

CADETTE:ALLEGED GUNMAN REMANDED IN CUSTODY

BRIXTON, SOUTH LONDON An alleged gunman accused of shooting dead a rival was remanded in custody today (Weds). Shaden Cadette, 23, gunned down Ogarra Dixon at the block of flats where he lives in Brixton, south London, the Old Bailey heard. Mr Dixon, 24, was seen stumbling away from his car at around 12.25am on June 17 in Marcella Road, before collapsing at the junction with Serenaders Road. He was taken to Kings College Hospital, in Denmark Hill, around 20 minutes later by three men, but died from his injuries.

 
July 01, 2015

GEABURY:BILLIONAIRE GAMBLER 'HELD CLUBS TO RANSOM'

CENTRAL LONDON A billionaire who refuses to pay a £2m gambling debt to London's Ritz casino 'held clubs to ransom' to get his way, a court heard today (weds). Safa Abdulla Al Geabury, 52, lost the staggering sum in just one hour forty minutes on the roulette table but failed to honour his cheque. The property tycoon claims the Ritz Club in Picadilly knew he was a gambling addict and should not have let him play. He has told the High Court he signed a five year self exclusion form with the casino in 2009 but was lured back by management.

 
July 01, 2015

WYNTER:FRUSTRATED PUNTER STABBED SEX WORKER WITH SCISSORS

FINSBURY PARK, STOKE NEWINGTON, NORTH LONDON A frustrated punter stabbed a sex worker repeatedly with scissors and tried to set fire to her hair when he failed to perform in the bedroom, the Old Bailey heard. Kirk Wynter, 32, screamed 'you're dying in here' as he stabbed Samantha Jamison and hit her with a broken tile and an umbrella, it is said. He had paid Ms Jamison £55 for sex but became angry when he failed to maintain his erection, the court heard. When she refused to repay him, Wynter is accused of leaving her with two punctured lungs, numerous stab wounds and bruising.

 
July 01, 2015

BENSON:FRAUDSTER DUBBED 'SIR KING CASH' MADE £1M FROM MUSIC SCAM

CROYDON; WEMBLEY An alleged fraudster who dubbed himself 'Sir King Cash' pocketed more than £1m by pretending to sell music tracks for £1,000 a pop, a court heard today (weds). Sean Benson, 26, bought personal bank details from Russian computer hackers and then funnelled cash out of the victims' accounts by purchasing his own songs on his own website, it is claimed. The online shop was for Benson's company Identity Music Limited which had dissolved six months before the fraud began, jurors heard. Just months before, in 2011, Benson bagged £25,000 in a 'cheeky little fraud' that was never investigated, jurors heard.

 
July 01, 2015

WOODLAND:PARAMEDIC DROPPED PANTS FOR SNAPCHAT SHOT

ISLEWORTH, WEST LONDON A paramedic asked a colleague to take a picture of him for Snapchat - and dropped his underwear for the shot, a tribunal heard. Paul Woodland, a Clinical Team Leader with the London Ambulance Service, told the woman she was pretty when he was supervising her at Isleworth ambulance station. During the shift on October 25, 2013 he added: 'If you were in a bar and I came in and said would you go out with me, would you?' After the shift Woodland asked her to come to the locker room take a picture of him to send to another co-worker, Georgia King, through Snapchat.

 
July 01, 2015

BURKE: LAUGHING LAW STUDENT 'KICKED CUSTODY OFFICER'

CENTRAL LONDON, OXFORD A law student accused of kicking a female custody officer in the head repeatedly in a 'possibly fatal' attack chuckled when he appeared in court today (weds). Humphrey Burke, 22, allegedly assaulted Serco worker Lorraine Barwell as she escorted him to a prison van at Blackfriars Crown Court in south London. Mrs Barwell remains in a critical condition in hospital and is unlikely to survive her head injuries following the incident on Monday. The 54-year-old grandmother is said to have been forced to the floor and kicked in the chest and head by Burke, all while handcuffed to her assailant.

 
July 01, 2015
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LONG: JURY OUT IN GUN COP MURDER TRIAL

EDGEWARE, LEATHERHEAD, CENTRAL LONDON The jury trying a police marksman accused of murdering an armed robbery suspect who was shot six times in just two seconds has retired to consider its verdict. Anthony Long, 58, fired eight bullets at close range into the VW Golf carrying Azelle Rodney, 24, when armed police boxed in the car during a 'hard stop'. The specialist firearms officer, who had been in the force for 30 years, squeezed the trigger just 0.06 seconds after pulling up alongside Rodney's car. Long, then known only as 'E7', pumped eight rounds into the vehicle in 2.1 seconds, the Old Bailey heard.

 
July 01, 2015

WRIGHT: BEAUTIICIAN FACES TOOTH WHITENEING TRIAL

CENTRAL LONDON, WILLESDEN GREEN A beautician is to face trial for offering dental whitening treatment to clients of an upmarket Harley Street Salon without any qualifications. Cassandra Wright is being prosecuted by the General Dental Council for allegedly offered the £79 treatment at the Harley Street Allure Clinic. Wright denied two charges of being an unregistered person practicing as a dental care professional at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on 8 April this year. Her case was sent to City of London Magistrates’ Court for summary trial on 30 July at a case management hearing today (Weds).


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