|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 31 (Aug)|
|Court:||Court of Appeal, Criminal Division|
Laws LJ, Openshaw and Hickinbottom JJ (judgment delivered extempore)
|Representation||Anthony Montgomery (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.|
|Benjamin Temple (instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service) for the Crown.|
|Judgment Dates:||2 August 2011|
Criminal Evidence - Character - Character of accused - Plastic bag found containing handgun and ammunition - Defendant's fingerprints found on bag and DNA on magazine - Defendant charged with possession of firearm and ammunition with intent to endanger life - Judge admitting evidence showing propensity and motive for defendant carrying gun - Defendant convicted and sentenced to five years' detention in young offender institution - Whether judge erring - Whether conviction unsafe.