Violent offences

Terrorism

 Jan 2017  Case Studies

Regina – v – AOK & Others – Woolwich Crown Court Operation Overt was the codename given to the surveillance operation mounted by police and intelligence services around the 2006 transatlantic aircraft plot where a group of terrorists planned to detonate liquid explosives, carried on board airliners travelling from t... Read more

Conspiracy to Import Class A

 Jan 2017  Case Studies

R v S and Others [2013] Wood Green Crown Court - The defendant along with 6 others was arrested, charged and faced trial for their part in a large scale operation conducted by the Serious Crime Directorate. Following years of investigation in respect of one lead defendant and months of investigation involving the remaining ‘top tier... Read more

GBH with Intent

 Jan 2017  Case Studies

R v B [2013] Snaresbrook Crown Court - The defendant was charged with ‘GBH with intent’ following a particularly gruesome attack by family members on him. Following a lengthy period in hospital and upon release he was charged with the attack on his nearest family contact and maintained that the allegation was spurred on not by... Read more

Conspiracy to Murder

 Jan 2017  Case Studies

R v H [2013] Winchester Crown Court - The defendant along with 5 others were charged with ‘Conspiracy to Murder’ a local model following instructions from an apparent lover. The case involved numerous investigatory road trips for the purposes of surveillance by the defendants group as well as pre-planned visits culminating in... Read more

Slavery and Human Trafficking

 Jan 2017  Case Studies

R v J [2012] Wood Green Crown Court - The defendant along with 4 others were part of a joint operation by cross border agencies and the complex crime team in respect of people smuggling, prostitution and slavery. This involved the disclosure of large amounts of paperwork from multi agencies as well as surveillance material and photographs... Read more