Criminal Damage Cases

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Gayford and Chouler
Trampling on grass did amount to CD. Held as damage.
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Hardman v CC Avon and Somerset
CNA protesters painted silhouettes on pavement with water soluble paint. D argued paintings were temp and could be removed by weather but held as damage so were liable.
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Blake
D, a vicar, used marker pen to write bible passages on pillars near HOP in protest of Gulf War. Held as CD as incurred expense to remove it.
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A v R
Spitting was not CD.
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Morphitis v Salmon
Scratch on scaffolding was not CD as didn't effect its usefulness or value.
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Fiak
D arrested, put cell blanket down toilet and flooded cell. Argued against CD as waterproof floor and blanket couldn't constitute. WERE damaged as couldn't be used until dry
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Denton
D employer hinted to the usefulness of a fire for insurance purposes. D started a fire and argued consent. NOT guilty of CD as belief in consent was relevant.
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Jaggard v Dickinson
D so drunk, broke in to house believing it was their friends and argued that the friend could have consented to the damage caused. Drunkenness didn't invalidate her honest belief under S5 (2)(a)
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Hunt
D set fire to bedding at old peoples home to raise awareness that fire alarms weren't working. Lawful excuse not available as was trying to raise awareness and protect people rather than protect property.
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Baker v Wilkins
Ds believed Baker's daughter was being held in a house so entered by breaking door. Guilty as defenece only applies where property is under immediate need of protection.
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Smith
D removed wiring from rented flat which he has bought. Damaged some of the fixtures but these belonged to the landlord under civil law. Not guilty as lacked MR and thought property was his own.
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R v G&R
D's set alight papers which they threw under large bins. Caught light and caused £1,000,000 damage. Held acted recklessly with respect of a risk and were aware of risk and continued regardless so guilty.
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CNA protesters painted silhouettes on pavement with water soluble paint. D argued paintings were temp and could be removed by weather but held as damage so were liable.

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Hardman v CC Avon and Somerset

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D, a vicar, used marker pen to write bible passages on pillars near HOP in protest of Gulf War. Held as CD as incurred expense to remove it.

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Spitting was not CD.

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Scratch on scaffolding was not CD as didn't effect its usefulness or value.

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