||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 167 (Apr)
||Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Laws LJ, Gilbart J and Judge Tonking (judgment delivered extempore)
||Christopher Knowles for the offender.
||Jocelyn Ledward for the Attorney General.
||23 April 2015
Sentence - Imprisonment - Length of sentence - Offender being convicted of two counts of theft and four counts of domestic house burglary - Offender having previously appeared in court on over 100 occasions - Offender being sentenced to two years and 200 days' imprisonment - Whether sentence being unduly lenient - Criminal Justice Act 1986, s 36 - Powers of Criminal Sentencing Act 2003, s 111.
Sentence Imprisonment. The Court of Appeal, Criminal Division, held that a total sentence of two years and two hundred days' imprisonment, in respect of two counts of theft and four counts of domestic house burglary had been unduly lenient, in circumstances where the offender had a 'truly terrible' criminal record. The sentence was substituted for one of four-a-half years' imprisonment.
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