LOCKED UP FOR THEIR CRIMES
MATTHEW SCULLY-HICKS The father was jailed for life for killing his 18-month-old adopted daughter.
The 31-year-old assaulted and abused 18-month-old Elsie over seven months before he violently shook her to death. Judge Mrs Justice Nicola Davies sentenced him to life with a minimum of 18 years. RIASAT KHAN The Cardiff chef was jailed for a minimum of 16 years after he was found guilty of murdering a restaurant owner in Scotland nearly 40 years ago.
Riasat Khan, 63, stabbed Kazi Ahmad, 41, at a flat in Aberdeen before fleeing abroad. ANTHONY BIRD He killed his partner and then hid her body in a children’s play house and now will spend the next 13 years in prison.
Anthony Bird killed mum-of-two Tracy Kearns in May this year. RICKY JEREMY He was jailed for 14 years for raping and repeatedly punching a woman at a bus station.
The 23-year-old targeted the woman at Bridgend bus station in the early hours of Friday, September 8. GUBAIR BOSHIR The teenager was jailed for more than 17 years for trying to murder a man he had met on a dating website.
The restaurant worker grabbed his victim in a choke hold at a flat in Cardiff before attacking him with a knife and inflicting eight stab wounds that left him with scarring to his face and body. CRAIG WALKER The disqualified driver drove on the wrong side of the road towards oncoming traffic while being chased by police.
Walker, 29, was chased by officers from South Wales Police after reports of a theft from Keyline Drainage in Treforest Estate on September 21. Civils and Industrial JAMIE GRAINGER The remorseless burglar who was in court for his 120th criminal offence was jailed for six years.
The court heard Grainger had 31 previous convictions for burgling homes and Judge Stephen Hopkins QC described his lengthy criminal record as “astonishing”. KARLOS OSBOURNE The unlicensed driver took a car belonging to his girlfriend’s mother without permission and then left a cyclist for dead in a hit-and-run crash.
The car driven by Osbourne, 27, sent cyclist Mark Regan “flying through the air” on a Cardiff street on September 12 this year. DAVID JONES AND DANIEL WOODBRIDGE The two cousins were jailed after they raped and indecently assaulted two children while the defendants themselves were under the age of 16.
Jones, 32, and Woodbridge, 31, were convicted by a jury of several counts of rape and indecent assault of two girls following a trial at Cardiff Crown Court. REGINALD MALGAS The cannabis grower cultivated thousands of pounds’ worth of the drug in his girlfriend’s flat but told police it was all for personal use.
The 28-year-old grew cannabis worth up to about £14,000 at his partner’s home in Bridgend. In court he admitted his offence and was sent to jail. JOHN DOBBS The prolific burglar committed his 10th break-in just months after being released from prison.
Dobbs has a history of burgling houses across Neath with an “established pattern” of creeping into properties while the occupants are at home and stealing cars keys and then vehicles. CURTIS FORD Ford smashed his ex-girlfriend’s window and threatened to slit her father’s throat just 10 days after a restraining order banned him from contacting her.
He produced a knife from his waistband after causing the commotion at the house in Cardiff Bay in the early hours. He also told his ex’s dad he would pay £30,000 to have him shot. ROBERT COULSON, MILES BISHOP, STEVEN GORRY AND GARETH ELLIOTT The organised crime gang broke into residents’ homes to steal their car keys before taking cars from their drives.
The four defendants were given jail terms for offences relating to the theft of cars, cash and sentimental items in the Vale of Glamorgan and Monmouthshire. NATHAN LONG The thug stabbed a student and punched another in the face in an unprovoked attack in Porthcawl before going on the run.
The 25-year-old shouted out to a group of people before charging at them with a knife. JORDAN HULL The robber “utterly humiliated” three people by forcing them into a car at knifepoint and making one of them strip naked in a horrific robbery.
The 20-year-old, who has no permanent address, approached the three in Pentwyn, Cardiff, and threatened them with a flick knife. CAERWYN MAUNDERS The drug dealer was caught with cocaine and £5,000 in cash and jailed for 40 months.
Police uncovered a house he rented in Barry to use as a base to run his drugs operation after plainclothes officers spotted 26-year-old Maunders acting suspiciously. DEZIDER HRICKO The burglar who stole hundreds of pounds from an 84-year-old woman was later found hiding from police in an airing cupboard.
Hricko, 24, of Broad Street, Cardiff, was found hiding by officers searching his home after he had burgled two separate properties in the city. COLIN MCBLAIN AND DAVID WILLIAMS They were jailed for breaking into a couple’s home at night and stealing van keys and mobile phones.
McBlain, 30, and Williams, 33, both admitted burglary of the house in Newport. LIAM JAMES ENRIGHT The drug dealer was caught after two would-be customers were tailed through the centre of Cardiff by plain-clothes police officers.
When Liam James Enright was stopped, his mobile phone was found
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