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Two thirds of failure to appear warrants are for burglary and theft

More than 1,300 magistrates warrants issued every week but majority are for offences that could be heard in crown courts.

Two thirds of failure to appear warrants are for burglary and theft

Date - 2nd April 2020
By - Gary Mason
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Two thirds of the arrest warrants issued last year for people who did not turn up for their magistrates’ court hearing were for burglary and theft offences, Ministry of Justice figures show. A total of 70,586 failure to appear warrants were...
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