|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 103 (Jul)|
|Court:||Court of Appeal, Criminal Division|
Aikens LJ, Mackay and Carr JJ (judgment delivered extempore)
|Representation||Nicholas Evans (instructed by GT Stewart) for the defendant.|
|Katrina Charles (instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service, Appeals Unit) for the Crown.|
|Judgment Dates:||9 July 2013|
Criminal law - Appeal - Appeal against conviction - Handling stolen goods - Defendant being charged with handling stolen goods following discovery of motorcycle at his home - Defendant stating motorcycle belonging to another individual - Police making enquiries and claiming motorcycle reported stolen - Defendant pleads not guilty - Defendant witness providing statement that vehicle his - Witness providing, amongst other things, log book and MOT certificates - Defendant being convicted - Defence team investigating into motorcycle - Defence obtaining fresh evidence supporting claim that motorcycle not stolen - Defendant appealing - Whether fresh evidence throws into doubt safety of conviction.