The eight callous criminals who have been locked up at Leeds Crown Court

The criminals who have faced justice in recent days. (pics from WYP)
The criminals who have faced justice in recent days. (pics from WYP)

In addition, a drug dealer who claimed the £2,000 worth of cocaine found on him by police was for personal use, a man who stabbed another during an argument in an Asda car park, and Albanians who were put to work on cannabis farms to pay off trafficking gangs were also handed stints behind bars.

Gang leader Alicia Doyle attacked a cancer patient after he came out of his house to stop an unruly group causing trouble. Despite telling them he had leukaemia, 21-year-old Doyle ignored him and challenged him to a fight, before kicking him. The man fell down and Doyle kicked him in the face. He suffered double fracture of his ankle. He later described her and her gang as
Hall-Hey was jailed after he and his girlfriend attacked a man in an Asda car park with a knife and a hammer. Hall-Hey stabbed the man in the chest after an argument, while his partner tried to hit him with the hammer. The victim was taken to Leeds General Infirmary to receive treatment to one knife wound to his arm and three to his abdomen. Both defendants were recognised from the footage and arrested. Hall-Hey, aged 27, of Smirthwaite View, Normanton later admitted Section 18 GBH with intent and possession of a bladed article. Westwood, aged 25, of the same address, admitted Section 20 GBH without intent, and possession of an offensive weapon. Westwood received a two-year jail sentence, suspended for two years. Hall-Hey was given four-and-a-half years' jail. (pic by WYP)
Williams was jailed for 14 years after he was found guilty of manslaughter for stabbing a man to death. He was cleared of murder after the jury was told that the victim, Peter Wass, had gone looking for Williams armed with a baseball bat and wearing a balaclava. It was thought Mr Wass, and his friends, had been searching the Chapeltown area looking for 22-year-old Williams over a dispute, probably related to criminality. Williams, armed with a
Ismay was jailed after police stopped and searched a car in the Bramley area, and found him to have more than £2,000 worth of cocaine. He claimed it was personal use, which was rejected by the Crown, and he admitted possession with intent to supply class A drugs. The 25-year-old, who now lives in Withernsea in East Yorkshire, was given a 33-month jail term. (pic by WYP)
Albanian Xhira was
Desperate cannabis farmer Edison Picari fled a house in Wakefield when police turned up, but left his driving licence and multiple fingerprints around the property where 220 cannabis plants were found. The 30-year-old had left his home in Albania for a “better life”, but paid an organised gang a “significant amount” to smuggle him into the UK, the court heard. Jailing him for 27 months, Judge Tom Bayliss KC said: “You are one of a growing number of defendants coming before the courts for such activities. The financial rewards for growing cannabis are high, but the courts must reflect that in sentencing.
'Cowardly' Danny Holmes struck a reveller on Wakefield's Westgate in his car, before running over him get away. The man suffered a broken nose, fractured skull, chipped teeth, fractures ribs and injuries to his back. Holmes, age 45, of Primrose House, William Street, Wakefield, was later arrested. He admitted causing serious injury through dangerous driving. The court heard that Holmes had
Morley paedophile was convicted at Leeds Crown Court of 38 sex offences, including rape, sexual assault by penetration, sexual activity in the presence of a child and sexual touching. The offences covered a period from 1987, when he was 14 years old, to 2019 when he raped a victim under the guise of a paranormal entity which had possessed her. The 50-year-old was sentenced to 33 years. (pic by WYP)