Ella Draper pleads not guilty

Ella Gareeva Draper, who was arrested in Gibraltar “following investigations” on 26 May, has now pleaded not guilty to three charges of drug trafficking. According to GBC, Draper has been charged with attempting to export three packages of cannabis resin, with a total weight of more than 3.5 kilograms. GBC reports that Draper “was stopped…

John Paterson sentenced

John Paterson, who pleaded guilty last month to two charges of stalking and one charge of malicious communications, was sentenced on Thursday, 27 May 2021 at Guildford Crown Court. Paterson received a hospital order under Section 37 of the Mental Health Act, with a further restriction under Section 41 of that Act. In practical terms,…

John Paterson pleads guilty on three charges

Well, fancy meeting you here! It’s been a while, hasn’t it? A lot has gone on in Hampstead Hoaxville since I decided to shutter the place back in November 2019, not the least of which is that John Paterson was arrested, remanded in custody, and then transferred to a secure psychiatric unit pending his trial.…

Sabine McNeill’s appeal judgment published in full

Many thanks to commenter Exiled Scouser for pointing us in the direction of BAILII, where the full written judgment from Sabine McNeill’s appeal has now been posted. The judgment itself contains few surprises, and deviates little from our report on 30 July. It does make some minor factual errors—rather than identifying the two children in…

Sabine McNeill loses appeal

Early word from the Court of Appeal at the Royal Courts of Justice is that Sabine McNeill has lost the appeal against her nine-year sentence for four counts of stalking and six counts of violating a restraining order. The sentence, while long, had already been reduced by HHJ Sally Cahill QC on account of Sabine’s…

Sabine McNeill to appeal sentence this week

Sabine McNeill, who was found guilty in December 2018 on four counts of stalking and six counts of breaching her 2016 restraining order, has received leave to appeal her nine-year sentence, reduced from 12 years on account of her age. Her appeal will be heard on Tuesday, 30 July, at the Royal Courts of Justice…

John Paterson in court for contempt today

John Paterson, best known for uttering a seemingly endless stream of threats of violence and death toward this blog and anybody he thinks might be associated with it, will be attending the Royal Courts of Justice at 10:30 this morning to face an application for committal for contempt of court. In a video posted yesterday,…

Has Sabine won leave to appeal her sentence?

On Saturday night in a live-streamed video with Ramola D. Reports, Neelu Berry announced that her friend Sabine McNeill had received leave to appeal her nine-year prison sentence on four charges of stalking and six charges of breach of restraining order. According to Neelu, Sabine has appealed her nine-year sentence and she’s been successful, she’s…

‘Alanson’ pleads guilty to malicious communications

A Hampstead hoax believer who calls himself “Alan Alanson” yesterday faced charges of stalking in relation to protected witnesses, but pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of malicious communications at Newcastle Crown Court. “Alanson”, whose real surname was revealed to be Colley, had previously attempted to claim on this blog that he had not been…