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West Norwood news, chitter chatter and gossip

Discussion in 'Brixton' started by clandestino, Apr 6, 2009.

  1. Smick

    Smick Strictly Second Class

    I don’t know anything about the man, but it seems such a waste.
  2. GarveyLives

    GarveyLives Well-Known Member

    Three men are now due to stand trial over the murder of West Norwood father-of-one Jude Gayle.

    Jonathon Haynes, 35, of Park Avenue, Mitcham, and Leon Bishop, 30, from East Dulwich, appeared at The Old Bailey on Wednesday 11 October 2017

    They were each remanded in custody where they will remain until their trial which is due to take place in March.

    A third man, Tarelle Bishop, 23, of Dunelm Grove, West Norwood, appeared at The Old Bailey on Tuesday 3 October 2017, when he was also charged with the murder of Mr Gayle and is also set to stand trial in March 2018.


    The Late Jude Gayle

    Anyone with information concerning this incident should call the Homicide and Major Crime Command on 020 8721 4961 or via 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111
  3. GarveyLives

    GarveyLives Well-Known Member

    21 year old Pascoe Petgrave of Thornton Road, Thorton Heath, has been jailed for two-and-a-half years for causing serious injury by dangerous driving after a hit and run in West Norwood left one victim paralysed from the chest down.

    Petgrave, mounted the pavement with his BMW at speed before colliding into two young women, Chanelle Higgins and Nikisha Cox, walking along Norwood High Street, after a night out.just after 4.30am on 29 May 2016.

    Chanelle, a mother of two children, broke her neck and was left with devastating spinal injuries and spent six months in hospital recovering. She is now confined to a wheelchair with limited upper-body movement, needing round the clock care.

    Petgrave failed to stop at the scene and told jurors he had mounted the pavement fearing for his life after being chased by two men armed with weapons.

    His car, which had a smashed window screen as a result of the collision, was later seen in the forecourt of a local petrol station and once the footage of this was circulated among police officers, it was spotted by an officer patrolling in south London. The car was seized and Petrgrave was arrested after reporting his car stolen to police.

    Following a three-day trial at Inner London Crown Court, Petgrave was convicted of causing serious injury by dangerous driving and sentenced to two years and six months in prison on Thursday, 9 November 2017. He was also disqualified from driving for two years upon release and required to take an extended driving test at the end of the disqualification period.


    Claudette Hamilton, CPS London South reviewing lawyer, said: "We used CCTV footage to demonstrate to the jury the total disregard Petgrave took for his actions. This callous individual, who was uninsured at the time, drove into both women from behind and fled the scene. He did not report the collision to police, forcing the victim to take part in media appeals to identify him.

    "This incident has had profound consequences for one victim. Her life has changed dramatically and she will now require round-the-clock care as a result of Petgrave’s actions.

    "Dangerous driving can shatter lives and I hope this successful prosecution goes someway in bringing comfort to the victims and their families."

    PC Laura Travers, who led the investigation for Lambeth CID, said: "This was a shocking incident.

    "These two women were simply on a night out to see friends and now their lives have changed completely."

    In 2008, as a 12 year-old, Petgrave made national news headlines when arrested by than 50 police officers when he was accused stealing a £10 note which was hanging out of a cashpoint machine at the now disappeared HSBC bank machine in Thornton Heath

    Paralysed Chanelle Higgins in Crimewatch hit-and-run appeal

    Hit-and-run victim Chanelle Higgins: I wanted to die when doctors told me I was paralysed

    Hit-and-run victim Chanelle Higgins says 'I live in hope I will walk again' after BMW driver is jailed


    The person who paralysed her in West Norwood has has been jailed for two-and-a-half years.
    She's received a life sentence.
  4. Smick

    Smick Strictly Second Class

    2.5 years is nothing for a bastard like that. Shame on him.

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