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In cases where there is public interest or where the sentence may be complicated or controversial, the judge may decide to make the sentencing statement more widely available. You can read the judge’s full statement here once sentence has been passed.

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HMA v RICHARD IAN ORR WHITEFORD

Monday, 27 May, 2013
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh Lord Uist sentenced Richard Ian Orr Whiteford to 5 years 7 months imprisonment after he pled guilty to causing the death of Stefan Sakatiuk by driving dangerously in Fauldhouse on 1 January 2013.

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PF v Mark Omozik, Archibald Burnett, Sarah Burnett & Sharon Andrews

Wednesday, 22 May, 2013
Sentencing Statements

At Airdrie Sheriff Court Sheriff Dickson sentenced Mark Omozik (34), Archibald Burnett(39), Sarah Burnett(40) and Sharon Andrews (34) in relation to the assault of a number of police officers and breach of the peace in the Stewart Inn, Cardowen Road, Stepps on 24 October 2011 following a funeral.

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HMA v DAVID BLAIR WILSON

Friday, 17 May, 2013
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh Lord Jones sentenced David Blair Wilson to four years imprisonment after he was found guilty of being concerned in the supply of controlled drugs and attempting to take concealed items into HMP Saughton on 6 October 2011.

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HMA v KEVIN BRYANT

Thursday, 16 May, 2013
Sentencing Statements

On 15 May at the High Court at Edinburgh Lord Doherty imposed an extended sentence of 8 years and 6 months on Kevin Bryant after he pled guilty to sexual assault and rape. Sentence consisted of a custodial part of 5 years and an extension period of 3 years and 6 months.

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HMA v OWEN GEORGE BONNER

Thursday, 16 May, 2013
Sentencing Statements

On 15 May at the High Court in Edinburgh Lord Doherty sentenced Owen George Bonner to 2 years and 8 months detention after he pled guilty to assaulting Albert Joseph Massie to his severe injury, permanent disfigurement, permanent impairment and to the danger of his life. He also imposed a post release supervision order.

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