||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 02 (Feb)
|| EWCA Crim 2553
||Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Sir Igor Judge P, Pitchford and Calvert-Smith JJ
||Sean Morris (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
||11 October 2007
Sentence - Imprisonment - Length of sentence - Firearms offences - Guilty pleas - Judge imposing total sentence of eight years' imprisonment - Whether total sentence manifestly excessive.
In the instant case, there was no ground whatsoever for interfering with the total sentence of eight years' imprisonment that had been imposed following guilty pleas in respect of 14 offences under the . The defendant had had in his possession a large number of dangerous weapons, which were both genuine and lethal; the requisite ammunition had been immediately available; and lastly, there was nothing which could lead to the conclusion that those items were for legitimate use.
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