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Crime Correspondent — Sky News
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Sky News Crime Correspondent on the hunt for news stories and a little levity on a grim beat

Escaped Hatton Garden Raider 'Is Ex-Cop' — The mystery raider 'Basil' who escaped after the Hatton Garden heist is a former policeman, claims one of the ringleaders. A new letter received by Sky News suggests he was the "brains" behind the entire operation.

Hatton Garden Raiders: The One That Got Away — There was one man, with red hair, in the raids who remains a mystery - could he have been a foreigner or an undercover detective?

Charges Dropped Against Hatton Garden Suspect — Sky News - First for Breaking News, video, headlines, analysis and top stories from business, politics, entertainment and more in the UK and worldwide.

'Goldfinger' Murder: Prime Suspect Released — The prime suspect for the murder of John "Goldfinger" Palmer has been released without charge. The suspect, aged 43, was a relative of the gangster and police said he would "face no further action". It is a major blow to one of the UK's biggest criminal investigations and leaves detectives much where they started.

Britain's Bravest Police Officer To Be Named — An officer stabbed in a mosque, a bobby who saved a drowning woman and a constable shot through the hand are among contenders for the annual police bravery awards. Sixty-four heroic officers from 38 forces are competing for the honour of Britain's bravest police officer.

Hatton Garden Raider: 'I Want To Make Amends' — Confessed Hatton Garden raider Danny Jones says he didn't show police where to find his hidden loot to get a reduction in his sentence. He said he did it because he wants to go straight.
Oct 23, 2015

One of alleged Hatton Garden robbers writes to @skymartinbrunt from prison "I Want To Make Amends'…

Hatton Garden Raider's Loot Buried In Cemetery — One of the Hatton Garden raiders has shown police to a cemetery where he buried his share of the loot, Sky sources say. Danny Jones, 58, has admitted his part in the £20m jewel heist over the Easter bank holiday weekend.

More Loot From Hatton Garden Raid Recovered — Detectives have recovered more of the stolen jewellery from the £20m Hatton Garden raid. But there are still "many millions" missing, a judge was told today. The development emerged at a bail hearing for plumber Hugh Doyle, one of the 13 defendants charged over the heist at the safe deposit centre in Central London.

Hatton Garden Raider: I'll Show Where Loot Is — One of the Hatton Garden raiders claims police have ignored his offer to show them where he has hidden his share of the loot. Danny Jones, 58, has admitted his part in the £20m heist and says he wants to be taken out of his high security jail to hand back what he stole.
Oct 08, 2015

RT @SkyNews: Hatton Garden raider offers to reveal where he hid his share of haul in a letter to @SkyNews

Oct 08, 2015

Great by @skymartinbrunt: Hatton Garden burglar offers to show police where loot is - if they'll let him out of jail…

Oct 08, 2015

RT @SkyNews: Hatton Garden raider offers to reveal where he hid his share of haul

'Notorious Crime Boss': I Won't Get Fair Trial — A fugitive who police believe is the enforcer for a notorious British crime network has told a Dutch court he should not be extradited because he could never get a fair trial in the UK. Patrick Adams, 59, said reporters had accused him and his family of many serious crimes, including murder, but none of it was true.
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Feb 12, 2016

#Johnson. Pros outline finished. Jury going home. First witness on Monday.

Feb 12, 2016

#Johnson Pros: He told police as much as he thought he could get away with. He was used to getting what he wanted.

Feb 12, 2016

#Johnson Pros: Johnson saw photo of the girl in bikini and asked her to send him a picture of her with her bikini off

Feb 12, 2016

#Johnson Pros: Girl told friends what happened, but not police in first interview, but she did not want to get idol into trouble.

Feb 12, 2016

#Johnson Pros: these are not the actions of someone whose moral compass, having momentarily wobbled, quickly returned to a proper course.

Feb 12, 2016

#Johnson Pros: Johnson discussing 'naughty' snapchat exchanges with girl, then telling partner he was missing their daughter.

Feb 12, 2016

#Johnson Pros: He was messaging girl wanting to take off her jeans, then messaging partner to discuss photos of their new baby.

Feb 12, 2016

#Johnson Pros: He was arranging to meet girl and messaging girlfriend Stacey trying to keep their relationship going.

Feb 12, 2016

#Johnson Pros: He claimed he realised error after the kiss and stopped any other contact "for love of his family, partner and baby." A lie.

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