Recent research has shown that the use of deferred sentences
, with the twin elements of final court control plus focused initiatives within the period of deferment, can substantially reduce female imprisonment, the latter being the desired aim of the North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner Arfon Jones and partners on the North Wales Criminal Justice Board.
Judge Warnock replied: "There is no prospect whatsoever of a deferred sentence
in this case.
The church requirement is just one of the conditions that Norman placed on Alred's deferred sentence
Teesside Magistrates have deferred sentence
on Amanda Jane Riley, 22, for three months so she can prove she has given up her life of vice, crime and drugs.
A Sheriff has deferred sentence
on a man who admitted committing a breach of the peace at the property where he lives in Paisley - by appearing stark naked in the common close.
Sheriff Isabella McColl deferred sentence
on Hewitt until January last year for him to be of good behaviour.
Yesterday Sheriff Ray Small deferred sentence
for three months for good behaviour.
Judge Richard Bray deferred sentence
on Josephs for six months and told him: "I bear in mind your basis of plea that this was recklessness, not a deliberate attempt to use violence on an officer.
They will get a slap on the wrist, a deferred sentence
, community service, an asbo, all of these are a joke, and don't the culprits know it.
She deferred sentence
until August 7 with the proviso that he entered the programme and did not commit further offences.
Mr Recorder Hyland deferred sentence
for six months and ordered Pipe complete an outstanding community punishment order for an earlier unconnected offence.