Practice and Procedure

R v LODGE (2010)

PUBLISHED March 30, 2010

A sentence of 27 months' imprisonment, on a number of counts of theft, was manifestly excessive given the offender was of positive good character, had pleaded guilty and offered to repay the money stolen. A sentence of 18 months was substituted.

CA (Crim Div) (Elias LJ, Jack J, Judge Radford (Recorder of Redbridge))