A disgraced cop, a paedophile and the man who murdered Pardeep Kaur have been jailed this month.
It has been another busy month for the courts as criminals in west London were put safely behind bars for a range of offences.
getwestlondon has provided a round-up of the people, their crimes and sentencings.
Pardeep Kaur's killer sentenced to life in jail
The killer responsible for the “shocking and horrendous” murder of Pardeep Kaur from Hayes has been jailed for life with a minimum of 30 years.
Mrs Kaur, who lived with her husband in Carnarvan Drive, was on her way to work at a Heathrow hotel when she was sexually assaulted and murdered in October last year.
Vadims Ruskuls, dumped the 30-year-old's body under a sleeping bag covered with branches under the Harlington High Street flyover.
The 25-year-old, a Latvian national of no fixed address, was convicted on Tuesday (April 11) at the Old Bailey and sentenced the following day.
Final gang member blowing up cash machines jailed
The fourth gang member who played a part in blowing up 27 cash machines across London and Surrey - stealing a huge £356,960 - has been sent to prison for nine years.
Ben Kilminster, 26, of Augustus Street in Kings Cross, joins the other members of the four-strong gang in jail, following a 10-month crime spree which led to £320,055 of damage.
The gang targeted a string of banks and post offices in west London , Surrey and Thames Valley, using a 'highly dangerous' method of exploding cash machines then breaking in and taking the cash.
A total of 19 failed attempts, with the eight remaining offences resulting in a cash loss of around £356,330, and damages totalling £320,055.
Kilminster was sentenced on Wednesday (April 26) meaning all four gang members have been jailed for a total of 42 years.
Disgraced Met Police cop jailed
A Metropolitan Police officer who had an affair with a suspect when he was the investigating detective in the case, has been jailed.
He "fell short" of police standards following an inappropriate relationship with a woman, who was the suspect in an allegation of criminal damage.
Police misconduct proceedings will commence at the conclusion of the criminal proceedings.
Prisoner jailed for 15 more years after gunshot victim dies
A prisoner will serve 15 more years in jail following the death of his critically injured victim six years later.
Shaun Brown, formerly of Hounslow, had already served 10 years of a minimum 12 year sentence for the attempted murder of Garvey Thomas who was shot at point blank range.
However following Thomas' death he has been convicted of murder and handed a life sentence at the Old Bailey on Thursday (April 27), and ordered to serve at least another 15 years in prison.
Mr Thomas was left paralysed from the neck down when he was shot while walking out of Livingstone House onto Melville Road, Willesden , on June 16, 2006.
He was 21 at the time.
Tube passenger jailed for mastrubating on tube
A man who mastrubated in front of women on the London Underground has been jailed for 21 months.
Serial mastrubator Justin McCarthy, 37, of no fixed abode, pleaded guity to multiple charges including six counts of outraging public decency and six counts of breaching criminal behaviour orders.
He would stare at women and attempt to gain their attention by tapping their legs with his feet before touching himself beneath his clothing, police said.
Transport for London said his action were "demeaning, unacceptable and intimidating."
Man jailed for "Get it like Jo Cox" threat to MP
A Hillingdon man who threatened an MP saying she was "going to get it" like murdered Jo Cox, has been jailed.
The 58-year-old was jailed to eight weeks behind bars at Westminster Magistrates' Court on Monday (April 24).
Wombell made the phone call on November 13 last year - just 10 days before Thomas Mair was jailed for life for shooting and stabbing Labour MP Mrs Cox to death , a week before the EU referendum vote.
Finance boss jailed for £500k fradu scam
A woman who abused her position to steal over £500,000 from her employer has been sent to prison.
Gwenda Hussey's actions were stumbled upon when her misuse of the company taxi came to light.
The offences were committed between 2010 and 2015.
The 53-year-old of Lincoln Avenue in Twickenham was sentenced to five years on Friday (April 21) after she was found guilty of fraud by abuse of position.
Paedophile jailed for filming up schoolgirl's skirt
A paedophile from Hillingdon who filmed up a schoolgirl's skirt has been jailed for four and a half years.
Philip Goodwin of Swakeleys Drive was spotted filming up a 14-year-old's skirt as she walked up a set of stairs at Moorgate London Underground station in October 2016, by a commuter who reported the incident.
He sentenced on Friday April 21 at Blackfriars Crown Court having pleaded guilty to multiple charges.
Goodwin has also been placed on the Sex Offenders Register and a lifetime Sexual Harm Prevention Order has been imposed.
Ealing man jailed for attempted rape
A man who pinned his victim to the ground then attempted to rape her in a front garden in Ealing has been jailed.
Witnesses saw Jakub Kowalczyk, 35, of Argyle Road, attack his 41-year-old victim in Mattock Lane on February 12 this year, at around 1am.
The victim's cries for help alerted people in homes nearby, who saw Kowalczyk carrying out the attack.
The victim did not suffer injuries, but was left distressed and requiring medical assistance.
Kowalczyk pleaded guilty, and was sentenced to six years' imprisonment at Isleworth Crown Court on Thursday (April 20).
Gunman jailed following routine mini-cab police check
A mini-cab passenger caught with a firearm and ammunition during a routing police check has been sent to prison.
Walid Adam from Notting Hill, who fled police after he was stopped in a taxi, has been jailed for six years.
He was setenced at Snaresbrook Crown Court on Tuesday (April 18) after previously admitting to a string of offences.
Adam, 28, was sitting in a mini-cab in Romford Road, Newham, when it was flagged down by traffic officers conducting a taxi enforcement operation.
Jeremy Vine road rage driver jailed after failed appeal
Shanique Syrena Pearson, 22, told Mr Vine she would knock him out and screamed at him during the incident last summer.
Footage of the road rage was captured on his helmet camera and has been viewed online millions of times.
Pearson was convicted in February, had her appeal dismissed in court, and was told she would spend at least half of her nine-month sentence behind bars, at Isleworth Crown Court on Tuesday (April 18).
She was also ordered to pay a £140 victim surcharge.
Tax cheat lied about cancer to conceal £280k VAT fraud
A fraudster from Uxbridge who carried out a £280,000 tax fraud before claiming he had terminal cancer to avoid investigation was sentenced to 33 months in prison.
Christopher Stone, 35, was arrested for fraudulently claiming back VAT on £1.4m of items for his sham horse trading business, SS Equestrian.
The tax cheat started his business in Yorkshire before moving to Uxbridge and re-registering his business at Park Place in Westminster.
Stone pleaded guilty to the fraud at Isleworth Crown Court and was sentenced on Wednesday April 12.
Pair jailed after lying to police in Lamborghini crash
Two men have been jailed after smashing a Lamborghini Gallardo and then lying to police about it.
Talal Alkassab from Holland Park in Kensington and Diyaa Lababidi, from Peninsula Apartments in Praed Street, Paddington, tried to cover up their actions when they crashed the supercar into shops in Westminster, on July 23 2015.
Both were given four month prison sentences on Tuesday (April 11) at Southwark Crown Court, after pleading guilty to conspiracy to pervert the course of justice.
They caused damage worth close to £100,000.
School worker jailed for raping teenage girls
A school worker who betrayed his position of trust to sexually abuse two girls has been jailed.
In January 2015, Stephen Thomas began a sexual relationship with a 13-year-old girl from Hounslow, the police said.
An investigation was launched during which it emerged that Thomas had been involved in a sexual relationship with a second victim back in the 2000s, a 15-year-old girl, when she was a pupil at the Hounslow school he was working at.
According to police, he was no longer working at the school in 2015 when he started abusing the 13-year-old victim.
Following a two week trial at Isleworth Crown Court, Thomas of Sedgecombe Avenue in Kenton, was found guilty of four counts of sexual activity with a child, one count of rape of a female under the age of 16 and one count of inciting a child to engage in sexual activity.
On Monday April 10, the 30-year-old was sentenced at Isleworth Crown Court, to 17 years in prison.
Teens jailed for burgling spree across west London and Bucks
Tiago Mendes, 19, of Thorpe Crescent, Watford, pleaded guilty to nine counts of burglary, two counts of attempted burglary and two counts of theft, which included stealing a car from a house in Harrow.
Meanwhile, 18-year-old Patrick Hanrahan, of no fixed abode, pleaded guilty to two counts of burglary and one count of attempted burglary.
Mendes was handed a total of six years and three months’ imprisonment and a driving ban.
Hanrahan also received a driving ban as well as a total prison sentence of two years and eight months.
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