Two Guilty: one Not Guilty
of firearms charges.
Gun not recovered.


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Crown Court at Bradford (UK), 10 July 2018

Prosecutor Ms Michelle Colborne QC told the Court that the paranoia of XX (45) from Newcastle was behind the firearms and firearms-related charges of which a jury at Crown Court in Bradford today unanimously found Mr X (45) and Mr X (35) from Sheffield guilty of committing. Their co-defendant, Mr X (28), also from Sheffield, was found Not Guilty. Mr X (28) was discharged by the judge. The trial judge was His Honour Judge Durham-Hall QC, the recorder of Bradford. Sentencing is tomorrow. The gun from which the charges arise had not been found as of 10 July, 2018, according to a police officer outside Court today.

Helen Gavaghan [First posted online around 19.00 BST, 10-7-18]

News published on 10th July, 2018.
Advanced publication of an item for issue 3 (July. - Sept.), 2018 of Science, People & Politics ISSN: 1751-598x (online). This item has, in fact, only ever included the names of defendants, and those names were removed on 30th November, 2018 at the editor's discretion and in the absence of any unofficial pressure, family request or legal requirement. On reflection this item will appear in the full issue two as pdf and html before the end of 2018. The publisher has an archived copy of the original news item. In the absence of UK law (as of 30.11.2018) to the contrary the publisher's executors will be requested to destroy that archive on the publisher's death. This is a professional news report by a professional journalist, namely by Helen Gavaghan, a journalist of nearly 40 years experience, current member of the Chartered Institute of Journalists and former candidate (2011/12) to be deputy general secretary of the National Union of Journalist of the UK and Ireland. This policy is to be reviewed by the shareholders of the owning company, Science, People and Politics Ltd. Co.No 0590 1911, of Science, People & Politics ISSN 1751-598x (online). Science, People and Politics Ltd. Co. No. 0590 19ll is registered in England.
Helen Gavaghan, 30th November, 2018, and modified 5th December, 2018.