Friday, July 24, 2015

A van driver was three times over the drink-drive limit when he jumped a red light, hitting and killing a Clevedon woman.

A Long Ashton man has been sentenced to three years in prison for committing sexual offences relating to a schoolgirl.

In The Dock

Tuesday, July 21, 2015
North Somerset Courthouse.

The following cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse between May 19 and July 6:

An ‘irresponsible’ Portishead takeaway owner has been jailed for allowing his staff to live in a ‘death trap’.

North Somerset Courthouse.

A family barbecue turned sour when a man headbutted his sister-in-law.

North Somerset Courthouse.

A Portishead man has been handed a suspended prison sentence after headbutting a work colleague on a night out.

Bristol Crown Court.

Four men who attempted to rob Pill Post Office, brandishing weapons including a meat cleaver, have been sent to prison this afternoon (Friday).

A dishonest solicitor from North Somerset has been struck off after it was discovered more than £230,000 of clients’ money was missing from his firm’s bank account.

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