Woman claims New Year’s Day sex attack

Feb 27, 2020

A woman claims she was sexually assaulted after celebrating New Year’s Eve. The victim had fallen asleep not long after midnight but was allegedly woken up in the early hours of New Year’s Day during the attack. Jonathan Barrass, 49, from Mallory Road, Rotherham, has...

Fake roof repairman jailed

May 15, 2019

A Sheffield man was sentenced to two years in prison after committing nine offences of fraud and unfair trading regulations. Simon Collins, 43, of Fretson Road, Sheffield, claimed to his victims he worked as a roofing contractor for Everest Solutions. After securing...

Rotherham man jailed for criminal damage

Mar 28, 2019

A Rotherham man has been charged with criminal damage after smashing the windows of his ex-girlfriend’s house and his neighbour’s van, Sheffield Magistrates’ Court heard today. Andrew Dunstan, 26, of The Lanes, East Dene, Rotherham, committed a series of attacks on...

Sheffield drug dealer jailed for six years

Mar 7, 2019

A 22-year-old man has today been jailed after admitting possessing significant amounts of Class A drugs. Yash Kotecha, formerly of Nethershire Lane, Sheffield admitted two counts of possession of a controlled drug with intent to supply. On 19th November 2018, officers...

Doncaster drug dealer has sentencing delayed again

Feb 28, 2019

An Albanian man convicted of producing over 500 cannabis plants will have to wait even longer until he is sentenced. Romeo Lamaj, 28, of Cheviot Drive, Doncaster, pleaded guilty to being concerned with production of a Class B drug on December 24th last year. However,...

Man took thousands from victim’s account

Feb 28, 2019

A man has admitted fraud by false representation after using another person's bank details. Daniel Allen, 20, of  Whitehill Drive, Rotherham, appeared at Sheffield Magistrates’ Court yesterday charged with fraud and commission of a further offence during operational...

Man sentenced for possessing a knife at a primary school

Feb 28, 2019

A man who was found with a retractable knife on a primary school’s premises in Doncaster was given a community order by Sheffield Crown Court. Sandis Jansons, 27, who is originally from Latvia, was seen on Town Field Primary School’s grounds on 5 July last year with...

Group sentenced for ‘dreadful’ lorry crash death

Feb 21, 2019

  Four men have been sentenced for the “deplorable” lorry crash that killed a mum of two. Jacqueline Wileman, 58, was power walking on Common Road in Brierley, Barnsley, when she was run over and killed on September 14 last year. Judge Jeremy Richardson QC said:...

Tram crash lorry driver appears in court

Feb 14, 2019

The lorry driver involved in collision with a tram train is Sheffield last October appeared at Sheffield Magistrates' Court today. Kevin Hague, 60, of Duncan Street, Rotherham, was charged with driving without due care and attention and failure to comply with traffic...



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