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Fleet teenager jailed for four years for setting fire to 'beautiful church' and leaving it to burn

Court hears damage caused by Daniel Finnerty will run to around £4.5 million, but vicar insists there are no ill feelings towards him

Two men jailed for running major Class A drugs operation in Aldershot

Jonathan Conlon and Karl Hallam dealt large quantities of cocaine and heroin in Aldershot after transporting it from London

All Saints Church in Fleet after it was gutted by fire

All Saints Church fire: Teenager's sentencing deferred for further reports

The 17-year-old, who can't be named for legal reasons, admitted various arson charges in September relating to the devastating fire on June 22

Scales of Justice Statue above Old Bailey

Police officers cleared of assault after two-week trial at Old Bailey

Officers from Surrey and Hampshire cleared of assaulting a man during his arrest in West London

Winchester Crown Court

Drug and drink-driver crashed car into tree after police chase

Woman left with fractured spine after friend smashed into tree following drinking alcohol and taking cocaine

Teenager pleads guilty to starting blaze that left church in ruins

Fleet's All Saints Church was left an empty shell and the community heartbroken after the severe fire in June

Guildford Crown Court

Pub pair found not guilty of robbery in quad bike theft case

Jamie Bath and Freddie Jones were cleared of robbery, but Jones was found guilty of stealing the £1,250 vehicle from outside the Royal Arms pub in Farnham

Pub landlord left terrified after knife pulled in quad bike robbery, court hears

An eight-inch knife was pulled on pub landlord Jon-Paul Stubbings during the robbery of the quad bike, worth £1,250

Man jailed after police find chicken porn and indecent images of children on his laptop

A judge told Gary Maslen, from Farnborough, he had run out of chances, having been previously convicted of similar offences

Man on legal high 'spice' stabbed police officer before threatening to shoot others with vacuum cleaner

'Dangerous' Andrew Bray was jailed after a court heard about two incidents in which the legal high had altered his behaviour

Aldershot Town fans in court over Portsmouth FA Cup match violence

Three men from Aldershot and one from Godalming were among seven people involved in a fight at a pub


Drug-driving conviction for motorist who tested positive for ketamine

"It's one of those situations where he didn't realise he was over the limit the following morning," defence counsel argued

Farnborough woman jailed for blackmail in heroin addict death case

Lorraine Jones received a two-and-a-half year jail term for her part in dispute over a drug debt, which resulted in the death of a man

Court - Royal coat of arms

Libor trial: Fleet trader jailed for 'leading role' in manipulation of Libor rates

Tom Hayes, 35, was sentenced to 14 years in jail on Monday - the first person to be jailed for rigging Libor rates

Yateley man cleared of raping 12-year-old girl

The 24-year-old defendant was found not guilty of six sexual offences against a female child under 13 and said she had lied

Court - Royal coat of arms

Former soldier stripped of half his payout for injuries to feet after court appeal

John Billett suffered injuries during day and night training drills carried out in temperatures as low as -8°C

Man accused of raping 12-year-old girl thought she was 'strange', trial hears

Dwayne Roberts told the court on one occasion he went to give the complainant a hug and kiss on the cheek, but she turned her head and kissed him on the lips

Man denies raping 12-year-old girl who 'had to take pregnancy test'

A 24-year-old man denies three counts of rape as well as other alleged sexual offences against a female child aged under 13

Blackmail sentencing for Farnborough woman is delayed

Lorraine Jones will be sentenced on July 30, along with Nicholas Field who was found guilty of manslaughter following the death of a man in Alton


Not guilty verdict for murder charge - but two guilty of blackmail

Farnborough woman Lorraine Jones found guilty of blackmail following trial, as is co-defendant Nicholas Field, but latter is cleared of murder relating to Alton death



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