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HMA v MARTIN CLIFFORD & MICHAEL NELSON

Thursday, 8 August, 2013
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh Lord Doherty sentenced Martin Clifford to 4 years 3 months imprisonment and Michael Nelson to 7 years 3 months imprisonment after they pled guilty to being concerned in the supply of controlled drugs on 12 February 2013 in Edinburgh.

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HMA v ALAN MATTHEWS

Wednesday, 7 August, 2013
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh Lord Doherty sentenced Alan Matthews to 6 years imprisonment after he pled guilty to supplying controlled drugs on 8 April 2013 in Paisley.

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HMA v TONY MOSES STEWART & CM

Monday, 5 August, 2013
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Glasgow Lord Pentland imposed extended sentences on Tony Moses Stewart and CM after they pled guilty to attempted murder in Fauldhouse on 3 March 2013. Tony Moses Stewart was sentenced to an extended sentence of 11 years with a custodial part set at 7 years detention. CM was sentenced to an extended sentence of 8 years 6 months with a custodial part of 4 years 6 months detention.

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HMA v KEVIN ADDISON

Friday, 2 August, 2013
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Glasgow Judge Morris sentenced Kevin Addison to life imprisonment with a punishment part of 22 years after he was found guilty of the murder of Dodou Leigh in Edinburgh on 4 December 2012.

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HMA v NNAMDI ONUCHUKWU

Wednesday, 31 July, 2013
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Glasgow Lord Pentland sentenced Nnamdi Onuchukwu to 5 years imprisonment after he pled guilty to being concerned in the supply of Class A drugs.

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