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Breaking News ! These are some of the criminals from Sheffield and South Yorkshire who were locked up last month. The list includes killers - including a teenage drug dealer who stabbed one of his customer's sons to death because he felt 'disrespected'. Another tells the case of a group who killed a dad during a fight after a football match. Then there is the speeding hit-and-run driver who killed a teenager. It also includes robbers, a drug trafficker who escaped prison and went on the run to Spain and a quad biker who ran over four-year-old girl and her granddad. Scroll down the list to some of the most serious cases in the county in July - from the teenager murderer jailed for life with a minimum term of 16 years to the fraudster jailed for less than a year. The sentencing hearings took place at Sheffield Crown Court and Sheffield Magistrates' Court. Read More Related Articles The violent men with disturbing behaviour locked up in South Yorkshire in June Read More Related Articles The teenage tearaways who made life miserable in Yorkshire communities Emar Wiley A teenage drug dealer who stabbed a customer's son to death was locked up for at least 16 years. Emar Wiley, 17, was sentenced to life with a minimum term of 16 years' detention the 'senseless' murder of 21-year-old Lewis Bagshaw. The youth had attacked Mr Bagshaw's dad Daniel Cutts with a baseball bat and left him with serious head injuries over a £200 debt around 10 weeks before the murder. Mr Bagshaw confronted Wiley over the assault on July 21 last year. Later that night, the teenager chased him along Piper Crescent in Southey, Sheffield, and stabbed him twice in the chest - once in the heart, once in the lung. Read More Related Articles Trickster uses fake police lights fitted to car grill to stop drivers in Bradford Read More Related Articles Barry Sheerman apologises for 'clumsy' tweet branded 'antisemitic' in angry backlash In March this year, Wiley was convicted of murder after a trial at Sheffield Crown Court. He had pleaded guilty to causing grievous bodily harm with intent in relation to Mr Cutts, two counts of possession with intent to supply class A drugs and one count of possession of a class B drug. Sentencing, Mr Justice Nicklin told Wiley: "The reality was that you felt that Lewis had 'disrespected' you. "You decided that he could not be allowed to get away with speaking and acting towards you in the way that he did." Read More Related Articles Teenage drug dealer gets life sentence for 'senseless' murder of young dad Kyle Beech, Brock Playforth and Liam Green Kyle Beech, Brock Playforth and Liam Green Three men were jailed for their roles in the killing of a Rotherham dad after a fight broke out at the end of a football match. Danny Dix, 38, was punched and kicked in the head after two groups of men began brawling with each other in Bridgegate in Rotherham town centre. He died from his injuries in hospital a week later. Kyle Beech, 27, of Maltby; Brock Playforth, 26, of North Anston; and Liam Green, 23, of Maltby, were found guilty of manslaughter in March this year following a three-week trial. Playforth was also found guilty of attempted grievous bodily harm and Beech was also convicted of affray. Green and Playforth had admitted affray at an earlier hearing. Read More Related Articles Second national lockdown threat as Boris Johnson 'orders preparations' to avoid nightmare scenario Read More Related Articles The two other areas in Yorkshire that could get strict new lockdown laws as list of 26 places in England revealed Beech was jailed for nine years. Playforth was handed an 11-year extended sentence and was told he must serve an eight-year custodial period followed by a three-year licence period. Green was jailed for six years. Corey Andrews, 25, of Maltby; Sam Anscombe, 28, of Ollerton; Brady Stoner, 23, of Maltby; and Josh Simpson, 24, of Maltby, all pleaded guilty to affray at an earlier hearing. They are still awaiting sentencing. Read More Related Articles The violent men with disturbing behaviour locked up in South Yorkshire in June Mitchel Hughes Video Loading Video Unavailable Click to play Tap to play The video will start in8Cancel Play now A motorist who sped off after killing a teenager while driving at up to twice the speed limit in a stolen car was jailed for six years and seven months.
. The car, which had false number plates, then sped off without stopping as Sheffield United fan Ryan was also hit by second car.
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The CCTV footage showed the teenager's shoe landing outside a nearby pub a considerable distance from the impact and the BMW moving away with a smashed-in windscreen. Accident investigators found that the BMW was travelling at between 48 and 60mph in the 30 limit at the time of impact, although an eye-witness estimated the speed at around 80 or 90mph. Hughes, of Lapwater Road, Wingfield, Rotherham, admitted causing death by dangerous driving. He was also banned from driving for 12 years. Kieron Yates, James Steven Upton, Ryan Edward Houlston and Jodie Louise Heppenstall
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Four people from a gang who brutally robbed a defenceless man during a VE Day parade were jailed for up to four years. Kieron Yates, 19, James Steven Upton, 25, Ryan Edward Houlston, 34, and Jodie Louise Heppenstall, 21, attacked Rajithkumar Sotsilingan in Barnsley in May. The victim was viciously thrown to the ground and kicked repeatedly by the group, as he walked through The Arcade in Barnsley town centre on May 8. The 41-year-old was even spat at while he was on the ground and the attack has left him afraid to leave his home. All four defendants pleaded guilty to robbery, and Heppenstall, who spat at Mr Sotsilingan, had also admitted common assault. Yates, of no fixed abode, was jailed for four years and Upton, of no fixed abode, was sentenced to three years and nine months. Houlston, formerly of Bank End Avenue, Barnsley, received a custodial sentence of three years and four months, and Heppenstall, formerly of Princess Street, Barnsley, was handed a three-year prison sentence. Daniel Dobbs
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A drug trafficker who escaped jail and was arrested in Spain earlier this year has been given an extra two years behind bars. Daniel Dobbs was detained in February after police discovered a subterranean counterfeit cigarette factory in the Málaga province of southern Spain – 13 feet under a stable. The 31-year-old, who is nicknamed 'Dobbo' and from Malton in North Yorkshire, was jailed for 13-and-a-half years in January 2014 after he was convicted of trafficking heroin and amphetamines. He vanished from his cell at HMP Hatfield Lakes, a category D open prison in South Yorkshire, in November 2018.
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The National Crime Agency tracked him down to Spain earlier this year, where he was living under a false name and he was arrested as the Spanish Civil Guard smashed an organised crime group. The underground plant, which had a full production line and could produce 3,500 cigarettes an hour, was said to be the first of its kind found in the European Union. Jordan Fisher
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A quad biker who ran over a man and his four-year-old grandaughter was jailed for two years. Jordan Fisher was filmed ramming into the family whilst they were out walking in Askern near Doncaster. In the footage, a gang of quad bikers can be seen terrorising the family before Fisher deliberately drives at the man and hits him. After the crash, the 67-year-old man was left with a fracture behind his knee and the little girl suffered bruising and swelling to her face. The 28-year-old, of South Street, Highfields in Doncaster, pleaded guilty to dangerous driving, grievous bodily harm and assault occasioning actual bodily harm. He was also disqualified from driving for 24 months. Lee Turton
He has been jailed for 48 weeks
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A fraudster who targeted old and vulnerable people in Barnsley in a bid to get cash for work he had never completed was jailed for 48 weeks. Lee Turton, 40, knocked on several doors in the Darfield area of the town in March and May this year claiming he needing paying for work he had done. Turton, of Underwood Avenue in Kendray, admitted 10 counts of fraud at Sheffield Magistrates Court.
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