David Iles Wins Crimewatch Appeal

Mon, 16 Aug 2010

Woman who harrassed Crimewatch presenter Rav Wilding wins sentence appeal
 
An appeal court quashed a custodial sentence imposed on a would-be model from Smethwick who harassed Crimewatch presenter Rav Wilding on Twitter and Facebook.
 
Toneeta Beckford, 24, was originally handed a 20-week suspended jail term after being found guilty of harassment by magistrates in April.
 
But a judge at Wolverhampton Crown Court, sitting alongside two magistrates, replaced the sentence with a community order and 50 hours of unpaid work after ruling that Beckford had shown genuine remorse following her initial arrest
 
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