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By Boyce & Co., Mar 12 2019 02:31PM
Paul Mitchell was dealt with swiftly by the Criminal Justice system. More swiftly than the unfortunate steward who did his best to catch up with him before the attack but looked like he was wading in treacle.
By Boyce & Co., Oct 16 2018 02:40PM
More than half of people interviewed by the police do not take up their right to have free legal advice.
The police station can be a bewildering and scary experience. Being in a cell for hours on end with no idea what is happening.
By Boyce & Co., Jul 9 2018 03:49PM
This is a question a lot of people are asking today following the sad news of the tragic death of Dawn Sturgess and a decision to launch a murder enquiry.
By Boyce & Co., Mar 21 2018 10:41AM
It can be a temptation to family members, and to others perhaps for financial gain, to try to take articles into prisons. The chance of being detected is high and possibly for that reason many who might otherwise be tempted to do so, resist.
By Boyce & Co., Feb 28 2018 06:31PM
It is an offence to leave your car running on a road to defrost it.
The police are very keen to make sure that drivers have vehicles clear of frost and with good visibility.
By Boyce & Co., Feb 23 2018 09:10AM
A new domestic abuse sentencing guideline has been published yesterday (22 February), giving courts up to date guidance that emphasises the seriousness of this offending.
What is domestic abuse?
By Boyce & Co., Feb 9 2018 03:21PM
"Revenge porn", the criminal act of posting online intimate sexual pictures/video of a person without their consent, carries a potential prison sentence of up to 2 years, so already there is every reason to think twice before exacting this type of revenge on a former lover. Although prosecutions are rare we have dealt with several of these cases and anyone arrested or to be interviewed by the police should seek expert legal advice.