Wycombe duo jailed after string of thefts

Wycombe duo jailed after string of thefts

Jervaise Shurety jailed for 22 months

Paul Horwood jailed for 18 months

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TWO men from High Wycombe have been jailed after they pleaded guilty to numerous thefts and burglaries.

Paul Horwood, 33, and Jervaise Shurety, 44, were both sentenced on Wednesday, February 25, after pleading guilty at Oxford Crown Court to a string of offences including theft, burglary and handling stolen goods.

Paul Horwood, from Oldhouse Close, was sentenced to 18 months after pleading guilty to two thefts, driving dangerously, handling stolen goods and a breach of a suspended sentence.

Jervaise Shurety, who lives on Inkerman Hill, was sentenced to 22 months imprisonment after admitting to five thefts.

According to Thames Valley Police, the charge of handling stolen goods relates to a mini digger stolen in Studley Green on August 15, 2013.

And, the five thefts relate to numerous incidents involving the theft of two mini diggers and three dumper trucks, all on different occasions.

Detective Inspector Robin Hughes, from Local CID at High Wycombe Police Station, said: “The two defendants conspired together to target properties in isolated rural areas which resulted in a lengthy investigation to catch them.

“Bringing Horwood and Shurety to justice will have a major impact on reducing rural plant theft across Buckinghamshire."

According to Thames Valley Police, the presiding Judge thanked the officer in the case, Detective Constable Alex Kratky from Local CID at High Wycombe police station, for his thoroughness and persistency.

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9:04pm Thu 27 Feb 14

England must be saved says...

Absolutely ridiculous sentencing. Burglary carries a maximum of 10 years. Handling has a max of 12 years. This is a slap on the wrist. Pathetic !! maybe the sentencing council has told judges "Sorry, our prisons are full, go easy on what you dish out". Solution ... squeeze the b*#tards in, 4 -5 to cell. It shouldn't be comfortable and any civil liberties numpties and human rights plonkers ... if you object, then guess what? ... you're part of the problem too !!'
Absolutely ridiculous sentencing. Burglary carries a maximum of 10 years. Handling has a max of 12 years. This is a slap on the wrist. Pathetic !! maybe the sentencing council has told judges "Sorry, our prisons are full, go easy on what you dish out". Solution ... squeeze the b*#tards in, 4 -5 to cell. It shouldn't be comfortable and any civil liberties numpties and human rights plonkers ... if you object, then guess what? ... you're part of the problem too !!' England must be saved
  • Score: 5

3:30am Fri 28 Feb 14

buftonp13 says...

England must be saved wrote:
Absolutely ridiculous sentencing. Burglary carries a maximum of 10 years. Handling has a max of 12 years. This is a slap on the wrist. Pathetic !! maybe the sentencing council has told judges "Sorry, our prisons are full, go easy on what you dish out". Solution ... squeeze the b*#tards in, 4 -5 to cell. It shouldn't be comfortable and any civil liberties numpties and human rights plonkers ... if you object, then guess what? ... you're part of the problem too !!'
I totally agree the sentences are far to lenient but as Europe dictates to us how we can or can't treat our prisoners there's not a thing the courts can do. What a joke. Surly people all across Europe feel the same way so why do we have these stupid bloody laws. I don't understand and probably never will do its a complete joke. Pack these types of criminals into cells, no tv no radio 1 shower a week bread warm water and gruel to eat only. No mattress or blankets. Who would think this is a bad thing? Surly only 1% of the whole uk population and probably European population. Doubt things will ever change we're stuck with short term jail terms, cushy jails, drugs availability and a get out early or serve half sentence policy. What a bloody joke.
[quote][p][bold]England must be saved[/bold] wrote: Absolutely ridiculous sentencing. Burglary carries a maximum of 10 years. Handling has a max of 12 years. This is a slap on the wrist. Pathetic !! maybe the sentencing council has told judges "Sorry, our prisons are full, go easy on what you dish out". Solution ... squeeze the b*#tards in, 4 -5 to cell. It shouldn't be comfortable and any civil liberties numpties and human rights plonkers ... if you object, then guess what? ... you're part of the problem too !!'[/p][/quote]I totally agree the sentences are far to lenient but as Europe dictates to us how we can or can't treat our prisoners there's not a thing the courts can do. What a joke. Surly people all across Europe feel the same way so why do we have these stupid bloody laws. I don't understand and probably never will do its a complete joke. Pack these types of criminals into cells, no tv no radio 1 shower a week bread warm water and gruel to eat only. No mattress or blankets. Who would think this is a bad thing? Surly only 1% of the whole uk population and probably European population. Doubt things will ever change we're stuck with short term jail terms, cushy jails, drugs availability and a get out early or serve half sentence policy. What a bloody joke. buftonp13
  • Score: 3

9:58am Fri 28 Feb 14

Marsh Wanderer says...

Shurety has always had sticky fingers, even as a kid, this holiday will not change him or his ways, as soon as he's out it'll be business as usual
Shurety has always had sticky fingers, even as a kid, this holiday will not change him or his ways, as soon as he's out it'll be business as usual Marsh Wanderer
  • Score: 5

12:59pm Fri 28 Feb 14

Bartholomew HuckleBerry says...

Crime does pay ! It will take the victims longer than 18 months to cover the cost of a burglary in any circumstance. Compare that to the enjoyment period of these thugs with the stolen equipment before getting arrested and a short spell of holiday with their mates in a "prison" with full entertainment facilities of TV, hot food and showers on demand, fully equipped gym all inclusive in a free package. To any sensible economist, crime pays, and it keeps paying, forget a job where the the thieves like the government take it all and give it to usual scums like above !
Crime does pay ! It will take the victims longer than 18 months to cover the cost of a burglary in any circumstance. Compare that to the enjoyment period of these thugs with the stolen equipment before getting arrested and a short spell of holiday with their mates in a "prison" with full entertainment facilities of TV, hot food and showers on demand, fully equipped gym all inclusive in a free package. To any sensible economist, crime pays, and it keeps paying, forget a job where the the thieves like the government take it all and give it to usual scums like above ! Bartholomew HuckleBerry
  • Score: 2

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