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The criminals sentenced at Leeds Crown Court last week

These are some of the criminals who have been sentenced at Leeds Crown Court over the last seven days.

Each of these cases was covered by your Yorkshire Evening Post. READ MORE: Wanted - 19 people police urgently want to speak to in Leeds

A cannabis dealer drove at 130mph as he tried to get away from police during a chase through Leeds. Simran Bhaker was jailed after a court heard how he put other drivers in danger during the 15 mile pursuit.

1. Leeds cannabis dealer drove at 130mph in motorway chase

A cannabis dealer drove at 130mph as he tried to get away from police during a chase through Leeds. Simran Bhaker was jailed after a court heard how he put other drivers in danger during the 15 mile pursuit.
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One of Leeds' most prolific burglars, Thomas Cawley, is back in jail over his latest crime spree in which he injured an elderly woman after targeting her home.

2. Professional burglar injured 75-year-old woman and told man he had hepatitis during syringe threat

One of Leeds' most prolific burglars, Thomas Cawley, is back in jail over his latest crime spree in which he injured an elderly woman after targeting her home.
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Accounts clerk Reece Burd stole 80,000 from the city centre letting agency where he work and used it to buy himself a BMW with a personalised number plate. Locked up for 16 months for abusing his position at Morgans City Living.

3. Crooked staff member stole 80,000 from Leeds city centre property firm and bought BMW

Accounts clerk Reece Burd stole 80,000 from the city centre letting agency where he work and used it to buy himself a BMW with a personalised number plate. Locked up for 16 months for abusing his position at Morgans City Living.
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Pensioner Romany James, who dealt drugs from his flat just yards from a high school, has been jailed for more than seven years. He supplied heroin and crack cocaine through the grille of the front door of his home in Burmantofts.

4. Pensioner sold heroin and crack cocaine on doorstep of his flat next to Leeds high school

Pensioner Romany James, who dealt drugs from his flat just yards from a high school, has been jailed for more than seven years. He supplied heroin and crack cocaine through the grille of the front door of his home in Burmantofts.
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