bail bandit

bail bandit

a colloquial description of a person who commits an offence while liberated on BAIL, awaiting trial on allegations of having committed an earlier offence.
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CALL him a one-boy crimewave, a bail bandit or Britain's worst car thief if you like.
Bail bandit Alan Turner -already on licence from a 10-year robbery sentence - struck at the Co-op on Dean Road, South Shields.
POLICE have made a fresh plea for information about a bail bandit.
But binge-drinking bail bandit Craig Glendinning has been spared an indefinite jail sentence after a psychiatrist ruled he was not a serious danger.
POLICE have been looking for a bail bandit for more than nine years.
Meanwhile, a 24-year-old man named as a bail bandit in the Examiner last Friday handed himself into police on Monday morning.
A safe-raiding bail bandit is finally behind bars after staging a crimewave across the region.
A MAN wanted for an alleged benefit fraud is the latest bail bandit to be named by police.
A TEENAGER charged with assault is the first woman bail bandit to be named in an Examiner campaign to help police discover where they are.
Bail bandit Paul Greenup failed to turn up to face a burglary charge at Newcastle Crown Court in June 2001.
Adam Littlewood, 29, is the latest bail bandit to be named by police as part of a campaign to catch people who snub the courts.
Another bail bandit has been arrested this week and remanded in custody.