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Trainee Vicar and Youth Leader Jailed for 15 years after raping two women

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Timothy Storey, 35 (10.05.80) of Peckham Grove, Peckham, was previously convicted of the following offences:
– three counts of rape; 

– one assault by penetration.

He was found guilty at Woolwich Crown Court on Thursday 18 February following a retrial and sentenced today, Friday, 15 April.

All offences relate to two women, aged in their 20s, and were committed between early 2008 and 2009.
Storey was known to both women as a youth leader at church and summer camps which they attended.

He later became a trainee vicar (ordained). From an early age the women attended the groups he led.

Over time he befriended the women and gradually became more inappropriate with them, sending them messages of a sexual nature including on social media and texting.

He managed to manipulate both women into meeting with him.

One of the women had a much longer relationship with him where he subjected her to inappropriate phone calls to differing degrees of sexual intimacy.

Using his position as a youth leader he gained the victim’s trust which enabled the sexual activities to continue.

On two separate occasions between 2008 and 2009, Storey sexually assaulted the woman.

On another occasion the other woman agreed to meet him to go to a concert.

Whilst at the concert, Storey used this as an opportunity to take advantage of her eventually taking her back to his home and assaulting her.

In May 2014, Storey was convicted of several offences whereby he had groomed girls between the ages of 10 to 16 years and encouraged them to perform sexual acts via social media.

Following his conviction and subsequent three year sentence, the two women came forward to report that they too had been victims of Storey.

On 24 July 2014 Storey was arrested for the offences he committed against the women and on 17 May 2014 he was later charged.

Storey was remanded to be sentenced at Woolwich Crown Court on 15 April.

DC Paul Hill, of the Met’s Sexual Offences Exploitation and Child Abuse Command, said:

“The victims in this case were young teenagers when Storey assaulted them, having been groomed from a very young age. In his position as a youth leader he manipulated the victims and forced them to engage in sexual acts that they did not want to do.

“They have shown courage in coming forward after so many years to tell us what happened to them. This conviction goes to show that the sexual offences, exploitation and child abuse command will pursue sex offenders and bring them to justice.

“Storey thought he had got away with it, but the victims in this case were determined to see him brought to justice. With appropriate support from the police and our partners I urge any other victims of Timothy Storey to come forward and tell us what has happened to them.”

Anyone with further information is asked to call the police non-emergency line on 101.

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Heartwarming cops share chips with man who hasn’t eaten for days

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Two police officers this evening shared their chips with a man they found on the motorway who hasn’t eaten food in days.

The caring cops showed compassion and humanity when they could have just nicked the lad and sent him off to the cells.

But instead of taking him straight into police custody they stopped off for some chips.

Showing a truly caring side of British traffic cops who often don’t get the best press.

“The cops from the Leicestershire road policing unit tweeted that they had found on motorway suspected to be an illegal immigrant into the UK.

“He’s not eaten for days and we’ve not eaten for hours, so we’ve all shared some fine English cuisine …… a bag of chips!! 👍🏻 🍟”

These truly caring officers have shown this evening that police officers have hearts and they do care about people.

Policing is not always about crime, it’s the small acts of human kindness that go a long way.

We praise these officers for their genuine out of kindness out of their own pocket.

Helen tweeted “I know you’ll probably get people complain but. Compassion, humanity and care are great qualities.”

UK Cop Humour tweeted “Fab stuff and whilst we’re on the topic of spuds: why do potatoes make good detectives? Because they keep their eyes peeled.”

ElAine tweeted “I know some people’s heads will explode at this but well done for your compassion.”

Simply policing at it’s best. What ever your views you have to admit this is compassion and humility at it’s best.

These cops truly deserve to be recognised for great policing work.

Not every job needs to be a tick box, just because it’s a suspected illegal immigrant doesn’t mean they should be treat any different.

Top job with excellent policing skills, that will have ensured this suspect didn’t cause any problems for the officers.

Full up on chips, the officers then processes this man through custody and will refer to the home office immigration services.

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People injured after explosion at London TubeStation

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Police have evacuated a tube station in North London after terrified commuters reported an ‘explosion’ at the height of the rush-hour.

Homeowners and shopowners were told to stay inside after emergency services swamped Southgate Tube Station shortly before 8pm.

There are not believed to be many casualties.

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Awww Cleveland Police have just recruited these four legged friends

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Put your paws up for our two new recruits, Maggie and Skye who are the newest and youngest additions to the Force. At just 12 weeks old, the two English Springer Spaniels will soon begin their training to become Specialist Search Dogs.

Dog Trainer Constable Darren Gobie and Police Constable Chris Lambert are the lucky handlers of the pups. PC Lambert teamed up with a year 4 class at Myton Park School in Ingleby Barwick and allowed them to choose Skye’s name.

Chris and Skye will regularly visit the school over the next 18 months to allow them to follow her training process.

Speaking of the collaboration with the school, PC Lambert said: “I thought it would be a great idea to tie in with a school in the local community.

Recruiting new dogs is a huge deal and it’s an exciting and educational opportunity for the pupils to meet a police dog, choose her name collectively as a team and to better understand the training process for police dogs, and police roles in general.

The children were delighted to participate in this and I am sure they will all build a lovely bond with Skye over the coming months.”

PC Lambert, along with partner agencies will also be using the visits to the school to deliver lessons on internet safety and safety around animals.

The officers and the dogs will need to work very closely as team throughout the training process to build a special bond together.

Training is both mentally and physically challenging for both the dogs and handlers, as every programme must be passed to qualify.

Specialist dogs are used to detect a range of things with their highly developed sense of smell such as money, explosives, drugs and firearms.

They are also trained to work in public places including licenses premises to search for people in possession of narcotics.

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