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In The Dock

Thursday, February 15, 2018

The following cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse from January 3-15.

A drug dealer has been jailed for more than eight years after stabbing a rival through the heart.


An innocent Weston man, who endured an 11-month ‘nightmare’ after being falsely accused of rape, has spoken at his relief of being cleared.

A Weston-super-Mare grandmother died after the car her husband was driving crashed into a tree, an inquest was told.

Power tools thief spared jail

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

A Weston-super-Mare man has been spared jail after he admitted stealing tradesmen’s means of earning a living.

Two Weston-super-Mare men who were caught on CCTV footage stealing more than £17,000 have been imprisoned.

Murderer Darren Osborne has been jailed for 43 years for a terrorist attack in London.

Darren Osborne trial

A former Weston man has been found guilty of murdering a Muslim worshipper by driving a van at a crowded street of pedestrians in London.

Darren Osborne trial

A Yatton landowner has been jailed for the second time for refusing to move his caravans.


A former Weston man has told jurors killing Jeremy Corbyn and London mayor Sadiq Khan would have been ‘like winning the lottery’.

Darren Osborne trial

A Weston-super-Mare man who squeezed a woman’s ‘left buttock’ and spouted racial abuse has been spared jail.

A 21-year-old has admitted inflicting a fatal stab wound on a man from Burnham – but will be sentenced for manslaughter instead of the original murder charge he was facing.

A murder trial, featuring a former Weston-super-Mare man, has been delayed due a ‘development in the case’.

Darren Osborne trial

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