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Serial burglar jailed for 54 months

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Thursday 18th December 2014

A BURGLAR who went on to commit a robbery wearing a Halloween mask within 24 hours of pleading guilty to five other crimes has been jailed.

Victim ‘forced to hand over wages for months’

Oxford Mail: Oxford Crown Court

8:00am Tuesday 16th December 2014

A MAN accused of a seven-month “campaign of bullying and extortion” has gone on trial.

Police anniversary appeal to catch 1994 Leys killer at last

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Thursday 11th December 2014

A £20,000 reward is being offered for information about the murder of a “lovely man and gifted scientist” shot dead through his kitchen window 20 years ago.

Man hit bailiff with cricket bat

Oxford Mail:

3:00pm Thursday 11th December 2014

A MAN who hit a bailiff with a cricket bat, then challenged his sentence for it, has been given a suspended jail term.

£20,000 offered in Blackbird Leys murder case from 20 years ago

Oxford Mail:

12:05pm Wednesday 10th December 2014

A £20,000 reward is being offered for information about the murder of research scientist Michael Meenaghan shot through his kitchen window 20 years ago.

Oxford Stadium supporters await decision over conservation

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Tuesday 9th December 2014

OXFORD Stadium supporters will have to wait to learn its fate following an all-day hearing at the Royal Courts of Justice.

Hearing over Oxford Stadium conservation area begins at High Court

Oxford Mail: Weeds grow at the Greyhound and speedway track in Oxford Stadium. Would-be buyers want action now

2:51pm Monday 8th December 2014

A HIGH Court judge has started hearing arguments in a bid to decide whether Oxford Stadium should remain a conservation area.

Man jailed after Didcot boy was abused

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Monday 8th December 2014

A MAN who groomed and sexually abused a 14-year-old boy from Didcot has been jailed for two years and eight months by a judge at Oxford Crown Court.

Mother ‘died too young’ after driver hit her bike

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Friday 5th December 2014

THE son of a woman killed by a driver who hit her bicycle after cutting a corner at a junction said she was “taken away from us too young”.

Man jailed for sex with girls in Didcot

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Thursday 4th December 2014

A “MANIPULATIVE” 19-year-old has been jailed for four and a half years for having sex with two teenage girls in Didcot.

Paedophile from Banbury jailed after being caught for second time with indecent images of children

Oxford Mail: Oxford Crown Court

7:00am Saturday 29th November 2014

A PAEDOPHILE who downloaded 12,696 indecent images of children, some as young as 18 months, has been jailed.

Retiring judge fears for the future of the justice system

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Thursday 27th November 2014

THE criminal justice system will take generations to repair if the Government continues to cut its funding, the retiring top judge at Oxford Crown Court has warned.

Drug dealer is jailed for five years

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Thursday 27th November 2014

A DRUG dealer who sold heroin and cocaine outside the “halfway house” where she was living has been jailed for five years and four months.

Letterbox spitter jailed for year

Oxford Mail:

3:00pm Monday 24th November 2014

A MAN who spat through his ex-partner’s letterbox, hitting her five-year-old daughter, has been jailed at Oxford Crown Court.

Only 18, but this is the face of a serial paedophile

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Friday 21st November 2014

A SEXUAL predator who abused seven girls and threatened to have them and their families killed if they told anyone has been jailed for 10 years.

'Dangerous' Finstock teenager who sexually abused seven girls is jailed for 10 years

Oxford Mail:

11:53am Thursday 20th November 2014

A TEENAGER who pleaded guilty to sexually abusing seven girls has today been branded "dangerous" and sentenced to 10 years in prison.

Cavendish Masonry fined £150k following employee’s death

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Wednesday 19th November 2014

A STONEMASONRY firm found guilty of corporate manslaughter after one of its employees was crushed to death has been ordered to pay more than £237,000.

Man who tried to rob Didcot bank with knife was mentally ill

Oxford Mail: Judge Patrick Eccles

3:00pm Monday 17th November 2014

A 21-YEAR-OLD man who brandished a large knife inside a bank and demanded money has been sectioned by a judge at Oxford Crown Court.

The Facebook rapist gets 13 years

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Friday 14th November 2014

A SERIAL rapist dubbed ‘The Hacker’, who struck in Oxfordshire while on the run from Brazil, has been jailed for 13-and-a-half years.

Convicted sex attacker who befriended a woman on Facebook jailed for 13-and-a-half years

Oxford Mail:

5:22pm Thursday 13th November 2014

AN “EXTREMELY dangerous” rapist who used a fake Facebook profile to lure a 19-year-old to a remote location has been jailed.

Man who punched pregnant girlfriend is jailed

Oxford Mail:

4:00pm Thursday 13th November 2014

A CHEF who repeatedly punched his girlfriend in the face when she was eight months pregnant has been jailed.

Scout leader jailed after stealing £18k in 'a grotesque breach of trust'

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Tuesday 11th November 2014

A COUNTY Scout leader has been jailed for helping himself to £18,200 of the youth charity’s money in a “grotesque breach of trust”.

Charity worker 'bullied, lied and stole'

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Saturday 8th November 2014

A CHARITY director who used fake names to pocket more than £11,000 meant for vulnerable young asylum seekers and refugees has avoided jail.

£1m North Oxford house dispute ruling deferred

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Saturday 8th November 2014

A COSTS hearing to decide who should pay for legal proceedings about the ownership of a £1m North Oxford home has been adjourned.

Builder who overcharged his neighbour was 'incompetent'

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Monday 10th November 2014

AN “INCOMPETENT” builder has been ordered to carry out unpaid work after he overcharged a doctor by at least £700 for repairing his roof.

Glider adventure that goes above and beyond

Oxford Mail:

3:03pm Thursday 6th November 2014

Joe Nimmo and his partner Bethan overcome their nerves to take flight over Oxfordshire during a day of glider lessons

Man denies any part in sex abuse case in Bicester in 1970s

Oxford Mail: Oxford Crown Court

9:10am Thursday 6th November 2014

A 62-YEAR-OLD on trial at Oxford Crown Court has denied being part of a group of “sex abusers” from Bicester who raped a young boy.

Council criticised as official found guilty of groping colleague

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Thursday 6th November 2014

A WOMAN sexually assaulted by a colleague accused her employer, Oxfordshire County Council, of lacking “compassion and understanding” over the incident.

No jail after ‘disgusting’ attack

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Thursday 6th November 2014

TWO men who drunkenly punched and kicked their victim in the head as he lay on the ground in a “disgusting” attack have avoided jail.

Man who had sex with girl of 14 branded ‘dangerous’

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Saturday 1st November 2014

A “PREDATORY paedophile” who repeatedly had sex with a 14-year-old girl has been classified as dangerous and jailed for eight years.

Victim of pint glass attack in Cowley pub says justice has been done

Oxford Mail:

7:30am Saturday 1st November 2014

A PLASTERER who smashed a pint glass into a black accountant’s face after repeatedly asking him where he was from has been jailed.

TB victim sent to prison after coughing over council staff

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Friday 31st October 2014

A HOMELESS man has been jailed for the “disgusting” crime of trying to spread tuberculosis (TB) by coughing over Oxford City Council workers.

Community stage umbrella campaign for flood barriers

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Monday 27th October 2014

A COMMUNITY campaigning for barriers to protect their village from flooding posed with umbrellas to raise awareness on Saturday.

Thousands blasted by paint at Cornbury Run or Dye race fundraiser + video

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Monday 27th October 2014

THOUSANDS of rainbow-coloured runners took part in a 5k race with a difference at the weekend.

Umbrella protest in South Hinksey to campaign for temporary flood defences

Oxford Mail:

4:22pm Sunday 26th October 2014

A COMMUNITY campaigning for barriers to protect their village from flooding posed with umbrellas to raise awareness yesterday.

Unexploded shell discovered in a garage in Postcombe near Thame

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

12:36pm Sunday 26th October 2014

AN UNEXPLODED shell has been found in a garage in Postcombe, near Thame.

Hundreds take part in "world's most colourful 5km" run + VIDEO

Oxford Mail:

11:41am Saturday 25th October 2014

HUNDREDS have taken part in this year's Run or Dye event at Cornbury Park, Charlbury. 

Lorry driver is sent to prison for causing fatal accident on M40

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A LORRY driver who “completely obliterated” the back of a car when he smashed into it has been jailed for causing death by dangerous driving.

Woman accused of Abingdon murder expected to stand trial in April

Oxford Mail:

11:04am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A WOMAN accused of stabbing a man on an Abingdon tow path has appeared in Oxford Crown Court.

Dealer and burglar held escort for £500 ransom

Oxford Mail:

7:30am Friday 17th October 2014

A BURGLAR and cannabis dealer kidnapped an escort and her boyfriend and held them hostage for a ransom of £500.

TB sufferer ‘with grudge’ coughed at council staff

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

A HOMELESS TB sufferer who deliberately coughed over Oxford City Council workers has been called “disgusting and dangerous” by a judge.

Man armed with bread knife in Langford Village is spared jail by judge

Oxford Mail: Judge Gordon Risius

11:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

A MAN who swung an eight-inch bread knife near another man after drinking 24 cans of lager and whiskey has avoided jail.

Witney accountant told to pay £8k for selling fake GHD hairdryers that could have injured users

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Wednesday 15th October 2014

AN ACCOUNTANT has been told to pay more than £8,000 for selling fake hairdryers, one of which burst into flames.

Judge tells drunk trader to quit booze after he grabbed woman

Oxford Mail: Oxford Crown Court

3:00pm Saturday 11th October 2014

A MARKET stall holder left a woman terrified and psychologically damaged after he grabbed her in the street and would not let go.

‘Foul language’ Asbo man is jailed for fresh offences

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Monday 6th October 2014

A 21-YEAR-OLD given an Asbo for using foul language has been jailed for year for handling stolen goods and careless driving.

Seven years for arsonist who thought girlfriend was a cheat

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Friday 3rd October 2014

AN ARSONIST who set fire to a bag containing lighter fluid and aerosol cans because he thought his girlfriend was cheating on him has been jailed.

‘Dangerous’ rapist sent to jail for abuse of girls

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

RAPIST Lewyn Rudge has been handed a 15-year prison sentence for the “disgraceful sexual abuse” of two teenage girls.

Serial thief turns life around

Oxford Mail: Scales of Justice

11:00am Monday 15th September 2014

A SERIAL thief has avoided jail after a judge praised him for turning his life around.

Top Oxford judge speaks out as cases delayed and cancelled

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

THE top judge at Oxford Crown Court yesterday criticised an “embarrassing” series of failures that led to hearings being delayed and cancelled.

Sacked payment controller guilty of theft from employer

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Friday 12th September 2014

A 28-YEAR-OLD wo- man has been convicted of stealing more than £5,500 from the jet aircraft firm which sacked her.

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