Tuesday, September 26, 2006

Sawn-off shotgun "too long" for full jail sentence

More news from Nottingham:
A Man escaped a five-year mandatory jail sentence because his sawn-off shotgun was too long.

A legal loophole meant Darren Randall was only jailed for three-and-a-half years after being caught with £2,500 of cannabis and the gun.

Nottingham Crown Court heard the weapon was six inches too long to make a five-year sentence inevitable...


Anonymous verity said...

Hoist by Tony's petard! How too amusing! Now everyone should go out and buy a similar shotgun. Aux armes, citoyens!

4:04 pm  
Anonymous Alan G said...

So size really does matter...

8:51 pm  
Blogger permanentexpat said...

Nottingham Crown Court are pricks who need bigger dicks........OK, they have to work by the book...& the police lack the imagination of their predecessors who would certainly have got busy with a hacksaw.
Septicaemia still infects the Island.

2:57 am  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

How do the defence lawyers sleep at night. They actually view that result as a success.

12:48 pm  

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