Prison sentences for three men involved in gang

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FOUR men who were involved in the crime gang were sentenced at at Minshull Crown Court in Manchester on Friday, January 3.

Paul James Wilson, 28, from Hall Lane, Manchester, was charged in July with two counts of theft and one of handling stolen goods.

He was sentenced to six months in prison.

Bradley Leese, 32, from Burbage Road, Wythenshawe, was charged in July with three counts of theft and two of attempted theft, and was sentenced to nine months in prison.

Darren David Taylor, 39, from Shawbury Road in Wythenshawe, was charged with theft and attempted theft in July, and was sentenced to six months in prison.

Nicholas Justin Thornton, 41, from Westend Ingham, Lincoln, was charged with two counts of theft and handling stolen goods.

He was sentenced to six months in prison, a term which was suspended for 18 months, and he was ordered to carry out 200 hours of unpaid work.

A further member, Ben Sant, 23, of Austell Road, Woodhouse Park in Manchester, was charged in October with handling stolen goods.

His case is still going through the court process.

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