A gang of armed thugs who terrorized Londoners with a series of robberies, including the attempted heist of Arsenal stars Mezut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac in 2019, has been sentenced to more than 100 years in prison after they were arrested in the summer of 2020 after perpetrating one of his violent assaults. The attempted robbery of the Arsenal players was recorded by security cameras and the images went viral.
The eight-person gang, which had been committing crimes since April 2019, attacked wealthy people with machetes, breaking into their houses or trying to rob them of their cars, demanding money or high-value watches.
Jordan Northover, member of this gang, together With an accomplice, he tried to steal the luxury watches worn by Gunners footballers Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolašinac, worth 200,000 pounds. The images recorded by security cameras showed the intrepid Kolasinac preparing to drive away the two thugs, who appeared on a motorcycle, while Northover threatened to stab him in the middle of the street.
Northover, who pleaded guilty in November 2019 to attempted robbery for that event, received a six-year sentence, and this week he has been sentenced to a total of 18 years in prison.
The gang, which was sentenced at Harrow Crown Court, allegedly committed around 20 crimes.
The gang members forced a bedroom door closed and then threw an 80-year-old woman to the floor, smashing her wardrobes and demanding to know where the safe was. After this, the lady told them that she did not have it, so they were forced to flee.
In another robbery on June 12, 2020, in Golders Green, a mother was at home with her two children when two robbers wearing ski masks broke into her home. The mother, seeing them, went up the stairs and hid, while the criminals stole the keys to a black Audi.
The next day in St Johns Wood, five men wearing ski masks broke into a house and threatened a man with a knife and a gun before fleeing.
On July 16, 2020, in Brondesbury Park, four masked burglars broke into a home and pointed a crowbar at a man’s head before threatening his wife. When the woman denied having a second safe, a bully threatened to go see her sleeping daughter. The gang took home £ 93,000 in jewelry and £ 6,000 in cash.
This criminal gang was finally caught three days after police discovered them committing a robbery at Barnet Gate. The gang fled empty-handed in an Audi.
Finally, Flying Squad officers, with the help of the police helicopter, managed to arrest four of the suspects, including Northover. Inside the vehicle in which they were captured, three machetes were found. Also, the rest of the gang was later arrested and charged.
El sargento detective Gary Taylor del Flying Squad, dijo: “The way this gang targeted their victims and threatened them with guns during their crime spree was truly shocking and abhorrent. The impact these heinous crimes have had on the victims cannot be underestimated. “” These defendants mistakenly thought that they would not be caught. However, Flying Squad officers were able to arrest these robbers and take them into custody after an operation proactive surveillance, “he added.
Members of this gang were sentenced at Harrow Crown Court this week.
Components of the criminal gang.
Patrick Delaney was sentenced to 16 years for conspiracy to commit robbery, for robbery and attempted robbery.
Martin Delaney was sentenced to 11 years for attempted robbery and robbery with Kiaron Jones-Hewitt, who sentenced to eight years in prison for attempted robbery.
Andy Kiasuka-Kiakanda was sentenced to 14 years and four months in prison for conspiracy to commit robbery and trespassing.
Four other men were found guilty in October of conspiracy to commit robbery and larceny.
Jordan Northover, was sentenced to 18 years and sentenced to 6 more years in prison for the attempted robbery of the two Arsenal players on July 25, 2019.
Ryan Leurs y Steven Barton they were sentenced to nine years in prison and Cheyenne Cato was sentenced to 15 years.