A judge has issued a warrant for the arrest of a man who failed to turn up to court for his sentencing.
Judge Patrick Eccles ordered the bench warrant for James Staley, 35, who was due to be sentenced at Oxford Crown Court yesterday. Staley, of Wood Farm Road, Headington, was awaiting sentence for two charges of posession of a Class B drug, possession of cannabis and having a bladed article in a public place.
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5:40pm Tuesday 26th May 2015
DRIVERS are facing congestion after a two-vehicle crash closed one lane of the A34 northbound.
UPDATE: Severe delays on Botley Road this evening as latest phase of Frideswide Square works causes traffic chaos
9:43am Tuesday 26th May 2015
Botley Road is at a standstill again as the latest phase of roadworks at Frideswide Square causes traffic chaos.
3:27pm Tuesday 26th May 2015
TENANTS of a property in Banbury could be barred from entering their home by police.
2:10pm Tuesday 26th May 2015
HUNDREDS of mourners lined Blackbird Leys Road to pay their respects to former councillor Val Smith this morning.
12:24pm Tuesday 26th May 2015
A CRASH is currently blocking a lane on the A34 near the Botley Interchange.
11:56am Tuesday 26th May 2015
A LANE on the A40 near Witney has been closed this morning for essential pot hole repairs.
12:13pm Tuesday 26th May 2015
A video review of how the murders of Jan and Derin Jordon and Phil Howard, plus the subsequent manhunt for Jed Allen, unfolded.
11:22am Tuesday 26th May 2015
RESULTS of post mortem examinations on the three people killed in Didcot are not expected until tomorrow, police said.
9:20am Tuesday 26th May 2015
Oxford City general manager Justin Merritt feels that his side’s change of divisions next season is a mixed blessing, but is relishing the new challenge.
8:50am Tuesday 26th May 2015
BRIGHTLY coloured ribbons tied carefully around posts on the streets of Didcot have become a symbol of solidarity in the town.
8:27am Tuesday 26th May 2015
DELAYS are expected for drivers on the M40 due to heavy traffic.
8:11am Sunday 24th May 2015
Follow our Live and unrivalled coverage of the murder investigation in Didcot, updated throughout today
8:42am Monday 25th May 2015
THE MAN suspected of killing Philip Howard, Janet Jordon and Derin Jordon is employed as an apprentice gardener for Didcot Town Council.
8:00am Monday 25th May 2015
CRADLING his baby sister Derin, this is a teenage Jed Allen, the man suspected of killing her and their mother in a house in Didcot.