It’s been another busy week at Leeds Crown Court with a number of criminals sentenced for their crimes.
Below is a gallery featuring some of those dealt with at Leeds Crown Court this week...
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These are the faces of some of the criminals sentenced at Leeds Crown Court... Photo: WYP
2. Lee Belsham
Dangerous sex offender Lee Belsham, rugby tackled a grandmother in a secluded M62 motorway tunnel and sexually assaulted her, warning her: “Scream and I’ll kill you.” He has been handed an extended 10-year jail sentence. Photo: WYP
3. Paul O’Donnell
Paul O’Donnell became fixated on his partner's former lovers, wanting to know full details and quizzing her on “whether they were better than him in bed”. He attacked her several times, grabbing her the jaw and pinning her down, when she refused to answer. Judge Ray Singh jailed him for 28 months. Photo: WYP
4. Baljit Singh
Cocaine dealer Baljit Singh, was found to be stashing the drugs at the Wakefield home he shared with his partner and children. Police found almost 65 grammes of cocaine hidden in a shoebox in the under-stairs cupboard. Reducing the sentence to take his guilty pleas into account, the judge jailed him for 27 months. Photo: WYP
5. Nathan Neesham
Drug dealer Nathan Neesham, tried to outrun police before he smashed into a brick wall which caused the pursuing vehicle to plough into him. He reached speeds of up to 80mph on the A659 which has limits of 40mph and 30mph. Judge Neil Clark jailed him for 40 months and gave him a 56-month driving ban. Photo: WYP/NW
6. Simon Ellis
Simon Ellis was detained pulling out of the car park of a KFC fast-food restaurant. Officers carried out a search of his vehicle and found two bags of white rocks in the car which turned out to be almost 20 grammes of cocaine with a street value of around £800. He was jailed for 32 months. Photo: WYP/NW