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Woman Named 'Wale' Jailed for Loud Sex

Judge finds UK woman 'guilty of screaming and shouting' at 5am

(Newser) - A woman whose loud sex noises made her neighbors' lives misery has been jailed for waking them up one too many times. Gemma Wale of Birmingham, England, was sentenced to two weeks behind bars after a judge concluded she was "guilty of screaming and shouting whilst having sex at... More »

Man Faces Life in Prison ... for Swearing

British man has 176 convictions

(Newser) - Since George Lancelot won't stop swearing at people, and authorities in Britain won't stop locking him up for doing so, he could spend the rest of his life in prison, a judge warned this week as he sent the 61-year-old to prison yet again. Lancelot has 176 public-order... More »

Brit Pleads Guilty to Loud Sex

Caroline Cartwright admits noisy sex breached earlier order

(Newser) - Caroline Cartwright, the British woman jailed in April for engaging in extremely loud sex, pleaded guilty yesterday. Cartwright’s bedroom sessions with her husband were described by neighbors and passers-by as “murder” and “unnatural,” the BBC reports. Said one, "The noise sounds like they are both... More »

Yes, Yes! Brit Jailed for Loud Sex

Woman whose groans annoyed even the deaf in custody for breaching court order

(Newser) - A British woman whose amorous moans and groans were so loud that even a partially deaf neighbor complained has been jailed for breaching a court order, the Daily Telegraph reports. The woman, 48, was "banned from making excessive noise" anywhere in England earlier this month but she landed back... More »

Cops to Graffiti Vandal: No Felt-Tip Pens for You

Police hand down an asbo after man repeatedly scribbled rude graffiti

(Newser) - A British man has been banned from carrying felt-tip pens, the Guardian reports. Police issued an "anti-social behaviour order" preventing David Jell, 49, from carrying pens or spray paint after he wrote rude comments about female acquaintances in public bathrooms. Jell was apparently also fond of writing dirty words... More »

UK Court Bans Teen's Insults From Web

First-of-its-kind order forbids him to post abusive comments

(Newser) - A British court has put a low-tech law to high-tech use in a bid to keep a teenager from writing abusive comments about police on the internet. The court issued an Anti-Social Behavior Order—usually used to keep hooligans out of certain parts of town—against a 17-year-old to prevent... More »

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