Crown Court


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Crown Court

the court, located around England and Wales, where serious crimes are tried by a judge with a jury. It hears appeals where the judge sits with magistrates.
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But McDonough elected jury trial at the crown court.
As I have allocated this matter to the crown court I am now sending them to Leeds Crown Court.
Prosecutor Sarah Marsh asked the matter be sent to the crown court and said the distance involved meant the magistrates sentencing power could be insufficient.
No indication of plea was taken at the short hearing and both Hunting and Nicholson were ordered to appear at Newcastle Crown Court on October 24.
He will next appear at Newcastle Crown Court on July 12.
Patrick Craggs, of Clare Street, Halifax, appeared from custody in front of Judge Jonathan Durham Hall QC at Bradford Crown Court yesterday in relation to various offences allegedly committed last August.
They appeared at Llandudno Magistrates' Court yesterday and the case was referred to the Crown court.
The comments made by judges as they send down convicted defendants would be filmed for the first time in a UK Crown Court.
He was released on conditional bail to attend Warwick Crown Court on June 22.
He was given conditional bail and is also due to appear before Crown Court on June 27.
The 45-year-old was remanded in custody until Monday, when he will appear at Mold Crown Court.
At Newcastle Crown Court McGilvray spoke only to confirm his name, address and date of birth.