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Criminals in for a shock with the two‑shot Taser

The government is poised to approve the use of a two-shot Taser this month despite concerns about the use of stun guns. If deployed, the Taser X2 would allow police to take a second shot at a target if they miss, or hit two suspects, whereas the current Taser model only allows for one shot. [...]

By |December 6th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Bradford man, 26, cleared of disclosing indecent image of former partner online

A BRADFORD man has been cleared of disclosing an indecent image of his former partner online. Robert Reynolds, 26, was accused of using a topless picture of her as his profile picture on his WhatsApp account. She spotted the image during an argument between the two over mobile phone messaging service WhatsApp on December 10 [...]

By |April 15th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Two Bradford men appear in court over jewellery shop raids

TWO men have appeared in court in connection with raids on jewellery shops in Bradford and Yeadon. Andrew Smith, 32, and Martin Strickland, 39, were brought from custody for a brief hearing at Bradford and Keighley Magistrates' Court today. The pair appeared to answer charges of robbery and attempted robbery, and burglary and attempted burglary. The [...]

By |April 10th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Closures of courts and tribunals in England and Wales announced

Nearly a fifth of all courts and tribunals in England and Wales are to close, the government has announced. Eighty-six of 460 courts and tribunal hearing centres will shut as part of "modernisation" plans, HM Courts and Tribunal Service confirmed. The reforms aim to reduce the £500m annual cost of the courts estate. Ministers [...]

By |February 16th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

BRADFORD LAWYER WINS AWARD FOR HIS WORK

A lawyer who represented ‘Crossbow Cannibal’ Stephen Griffiths during his police interviews has been honoured by the Law Society for his work as a solicitor in Bradford. Saf Salam, who works for Bradford law firm Lumb and Macgill, has been named Solicitor Advocate of the Year for the Yorkshire and Humber region. The award earned [...]

By |January 12th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Bradford murders: Stephen Griffiths calls himself ‘the crossbow cannibal’ in court

Griffiths specifically requested the law firm Lumb and MacGill solicitors to represent him because he knew the name from his studies of the case of Peter Sutcliffe, the Yorkshire Ripper. Police linked the three cases after 36-year-old Miss Blamires’s severed head and other mutilated body parts were found in a canal in nearby Shipley [...]

By |January 12th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

SEGWAY DRIVER BECOMES FIRST PROSECUTED IN BRITAIN

A Segway driver has become the first ever prosecuted for driving the motorised scooter on the pavement. Victoria Molloy working for Bradford Solicitors Lumb & Macgill successfully defended Philip Coates  in the first ever prosecution of its kind in this country. Phillip Coates, 51, was on his way to do some shopping when he was [...]

By |January 7th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments