Kane Salmon given four month sentence for driving at 90mph on wrong side of the road during police chase

SENTENCED: Kane Salmon arrives at Bournemouth Crown Court

SENTENCED: Kane Salmon arrives at Bournemouth Crown Court

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A MAN who drove “like a bullet out of a gun” as he led police on a 90mph car chase through Christchurch has been jailed.

Kane Salmon, of Kimberley Road in Southbourne, drove at breakneck speed on the wrong side of the road while being pursued by a marked police car.

He then hit another vehicle before motoring off once again, dumping his car in a ditch and attempting to evade officers on foot.

On Friday, the 25-year-old was sent to prison after a judge heard he had driven at more than twice the 40mph speed limit.

Jenny Rickman, prosecuting, said a single police officer was involved in the pursuit of Salmon’s black Ford Focus – for which he does not have a licence – after spotting a car with three men inside it on the afternoon of Wednesday, April 16.

She said: “The vehicle was driving on the wrong side of the road, and cars travelling in that direction had to take avoiding action.”

At one point, the car stopped near an alleyway in Edward Road, and the two male passengers made off on foot before Salmon continued his perilous getaway.

He then struck a car being driven by a Christchurch woman on her way to walk her dog with a friend. She was not hurt.

He admitted dangerous driving, using a motor vehicle on a road or public place without insurance, driving a car without a licence and failing to stop at the scene of an accident at Bournemouth Crown Court in May.

Mitigating, Kevin Hill said the defendant had bought the car and insured it, but had not passed a driving test.

“He is someone who is struggling with the challenges of life,” he said.

“When I asked him how he felt about the victim in this case, he said he realised she must be ‘tormented’.”

Sentencing Salmon to four months behind bars, Judge Samuel Wiggs said he had “brought this matter wholly on himself”.

Salmon was also disqualified from driving for two years, and must take an extended test when he applies for a licence.

On look-out for car after shooting

Police are believed to have been on the lookout for Salmon’s dark-coloured Ford Focus following an alleged shooting in Jewell Road, Bournemouth.

In order to comply with his bail conditions before he returned to the court for sentence, Salmon was told not to enter the Townsend Estate, or make contact with a group of named individuals.

This group includes Ethan Stanley of Hamilton Road, who was charged with the attempted murder of 48-year-old Mark Williams.

The charge relates to an alleged incident at a property in Jewell Road just after midnight on April 16.

Stanley, 24, also faces charges of unlawfully and maliciously wounding Mr Williams’ son, John, between March 15 and 18.

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8:08am Tue 17 Jun 14

yet_another_one says...

This guy should be taken off the road for good - he is a danger to us all.
This guy should be taken off the road for good - he is a danger to us all. yet_another_one
  • Score: 45

8:27am Tue 17 Jun 14

BarrHumbug says...

Ahhhh the poor guy is struggling with the challenges of life is he.......give us a break! The only challenges he has is with being a law abiding citizen, i'd sentence him to 6mths basic training and a tour in Afghanistan!
Ahhhh the poor guy is struggling with the challenges of life is he.......give us a break! The only challenges he has is with being a law abiding citizen, i'd sentence him to 6mths basic training and a tour in Afghanistan! BarrHumbug
  • Score: 51

8:30am Tue 17 Jun 14

BIGTONE says...

He will be out in 8 weeks.
Good result for him.
The way things are going the victims will end up being sentenced.
He will be out in 8 weeks. Good result for him. The way things are going the victims will end up being sentenced. BIGTONE
  • Score: 22

8:39am Tue 17 Jun 14

twynham says...

Where have I heard the name Judge Samuel Wiggs before???
Where have I heard the name Judge Samuel Wiggs before??? twynham
  • Score: 19

9:18am Tue 17 Jun 14

Controversial But True says...

Did the police use a net to catch Salmon?
Did the police use a net to catch Salmon? Controversial But True
  • Score: 14

9:26am Tue 17 Jun 14

breamoreboy says...

BarrHumbug wrote:
Ahhhh the poor guy is struggling with the challenges of life is he.......give us a break! The only challenges he has is with being a law abiding citizen, i'd sentence him to 6mths basic training and a tour in Afghanistan!
I very much doubt that the guys and gals on the ground would want an idiot like that around, he'd be a complete liability.
[quote][p][bold]BarrHumbug[/bold] wrote: Ahhhh the poor guy is struggling with the challenges of life is he.......give us a break! The only challenges he has is with being a law abiding citizen, i'd sentence him to 6mths basic training and a tour in Afghanistan![/p][/quote]I very much doubt that the guys and gals on the ground would want an idiot like that around, he'd be a complete liability. breamoreboy
  • Score: 23

9:30am Tue 17 Jun 14

breamoreboy says...

Controversial But True wrote:
Did the police use a net to catch Salmon?
I'd like to see you volunteer for something to take your mind off of things. How about euthanasia? Hilarious, just like your comment on a rather serious matter?
[quote][p][bold]Controversial But True[/bold] wrote: Did the police use a net to catch Salmon?[/p][/quote]I'd like to see you volunteer for something to take your mind off of things. How about euthanasia? Hilarious, just like your comment on a rather serious matter? breamoreboy
  • Score: -17

9:53am Tue 17 Jun 14

skydriver says...

Should have got at least 4 years for each person he Inconvienced . What a total idiot, well he is only an inexperienced driver,
Should have got at least 4 years for each person he Inconvienced . What a total idiot, well he is only an inexperienced driver, skydriver
  • Score: 12

10:05am Tue 17 Jun 14

BH1 loyal says...

BarrHumbug wrote:
Ahhhh the poor guy is struggling with the challenges of life is he.......give us a break! The only challenges he has is with being a law abiding citizen, i'd sentence him to 6mths basic training and a tour in Afghanistan!
Why ? they all come back from Afghanistan, get in trouble and blame it on the fact they have been in the army, also with the obvious trouble the army have had in achieving their goals In Afghanistan I would say good soldiers are needed not more dead weight,
[quote][p][bold]BarrHumbug[/bold] wrote: Ahhhh the poor guy is struggling with the challenges of life is he.......give us a break! The only challenges he has is with being a law abiding citizen, i'd sentence him to 6mths basic training and a tour in Afghanistan![/p][/quote]Why ? they all come back from Afghanistan, get in trouble and blame it on the fact they have been in the army, also with the obvious trouble the army have had in achieving their goals In Afghanistan I would say good soldiers are needed not more dead weight, BH1 loyal
  • Score: -9

10:46am Tue 17 Jun 14

speedy231278 says...

I thought bullets went in a more or less straight line, wind and gravity excepted, at something between around 250 to 2500 mph depending on the type of rifle, rather than a more modest 90mph going all over the shop....?
I thought bullets went in a more or less straight line, wind and gravity excepted, at something between around 250 to 2500 mph depending on the type of rifle, rather than a more modest 90mph going all over the shop....? speedy231278
  • Score: 0

11:25am Tue 17 Jun 14

Sir Beachy Head says...

The police car must have been going just as fast too !

A single crewed police car would mean the officer would be giving a running radio commentary as well as driving at 90mph with one hand off the steering wheel.

Lucky he or she didn't kill anyone.
The police car must have been going just as fast too ! A single crewed police car would mean the officer would be giving a running radio commentary as well as driving at 90mph with one hand off the steering wheel. Lucky he or she didn't kill anyone. Sir Beachy Head
  • Score: -28

11:54am Tue 17 Jun 14

Broomers2003 says...

Sir Beachy Head wrote:
The police car must have been going just as fast too !

A single crewed police car would mean the officer would be giving a running radio commentary as well as driving at 90mph with one hand off the steering wheel.

Lucky he or she didn't kill anyone.
Don't be so silly, the police officer driving that car would have been professionally-train
ed to drive at high speed and do a running commentary at the same time - unlike the man he was chasing. And how do you know the officer would have had one hand off the steering wheel?

Advanced non-professional drivers do a commentary drive as part of their test.
[quote][p][bold]Sir Beachy Head[/bold] wrote: The police car must have been going just as fast too ! A single crewed police car would mean the officer would be giving a running radio commentary as well as driving at 90mph with one hand off the steering wheel. Lucky he or she didn't kill anyone.[/p][/quote]Don't be so silly, the police officer driving that car would have been professionally-train ed to drive at high speed and do a running commentary at the same time - unlike the man he was chasing. And how do you know the officer would have had one hand off the steering wheel? Advanced non-professional drivers do a commentary drive as part of their test. Broomers2003
  • Score: 30

12:04pm Tue 17 Jun 14

BarrHumbug says...

BH1 loyal wrote:
BarrHumbug wrote:
Ahhhh the poor guy is struggling with the challenges of life is he.......give us a break! The only challenges he has is with being a law abiding citizen, i'd sentence him to 6mths basic training and a tour in Afghanistan!
Why ? they all come back from Afghanistan, get in trouble and blame it on the fact they have been in the army, also with the obvious trouble the army have had in achieving their goals In Afghanistan I would say good soldiers are needed not more dead weight,
They don't all come back :(
[quote][p][bold]BH1 loyal[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]BarrHumbug[/bold] wrote: Ahhhh the poor guy is struggling with the challenges of life is he.......give us a break! The only challenges he has is with being a law abiding citizen, i'd sentence him to 6mths basic training and a tour in Afghanistan![/p][/quote]Why ? they all come back from Afghanistan, get in trouble and blame it on the fact they have been in the army, also with the obvious trouble the army have had in achieving their goals In Afghanistan I would say good soldiers are needed not more dead weight,[/p][/quote]They don't all come back :( BarrHumbug
  • Score: 13

12:05pm Tue 17 Jun 14

BarrHumbug says...

breamoreboy wrote:
BarrHumbug wrote:
Ahhhh the poor guy is struggling with the challenges of life is he.......give us a break! The only challenges he has is with being a law abiding citizen, i'd sentence him to 6mths basic training and a tour in Afghanistan!
I very much doubt that the guys and gals on the ground would want an idiot like that around, he'd be a complete liability.
I'm sure they wouldn't mind if he walked out in front ;)
[quote][p][bold]breamoreboy[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]BarrHumbug[/bold] wrote: Ahhhh the poor guy is struggling with the challenges of life is he.......give us a break! The only challenges he has is with being a law abiding citizen, i'd sentence him to 6mths basic training and a tour in Afghanistan![/p][/quote]I very much doubt that the guys and gals on the ground would want an idiot like that around, he'd be a complete liability.[/p][/quote]I'm sure they wouldn't mind if he walked out in front ;) BarrHumbug
  • Score: 10

12:06pm Tue 17 Jun 14

buffdazza says...

Sir Beachy Head wrote:
The police car must have been going just as fast too !

A single crewed police car would mean the officer would be giving a running radio commentary as well as driving at 90mph with one hand off the steering wheel.

Lucky he or she didn't kill anyone.
What a stupid comment!

Honestly, I despair at some of these 'regular' posters. It tends to flit between being devoid of sense or soulless trolls.
[quote][p][bold]Sir Beachy Head[/bold] wrote: The police car must have been going just as fast too ! A single crewed police car would mean the officer would be giving a running radio commentary as well as driving at 90mph with one hand off the steering wheel. Lucky he or she didn't kill anyone.[/p][/quote]What a stupid comment! Honestly, I despair at some of these 'regular' posters. It tends to flit between being devoid of sense or soulless trolls. buffdazza
  • Score: 20

2:06pm Tue 17 Jun 14

Sir Beachy Head says...

buffdazza wrote:
Sir Beachy Head wrote:
The police car must have been going just as fast too !

A single crewed police car would mean the officer would be giving a running radio commentary as well as driving at 90mph with one hand off the steering wheel.

Lucky he or she didn't kill anyone.
What a stupid comment!

Honestly, I despair at some of these 'regular' posters. It tends to flit between being devoid of sense or soulless trolls.
You are entitled to your opinion however wrong it is.
[quote][p][bold]buffdazza[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Sir Beachy Head[/bold] wrote: The police car must have been going just as fast too ! A single crewed police car would mean the officer would be giving a running radio commentary as well as driving at 90mph with one hand off the steering wheel. Lucky he or she didn't kill anyone.[/p][/quote]What a stupid comment! Honestly, I despair at some of these 'regular' posters. It tends to flit between being devoid of sense or soulless trolls.[/p][/quote]You are entitled to your opinion however wrong it is. Sir Beachy Head
  • Score: -13

2:09pm Tue 17 Jun 14

chris100 says...

All that over crack n smack !!!!! Idiots
All that over crack n smack !!!!! Idiots chris100
  • Score: 5

2:50pm Tue 17 Jun 14

blackdog1 says...

Sir Beachy Head wrote:
The police car must have been going just as fast too !

A single crewed police car would mean the officer would be giving a running radio commentary as well as driving at 90mph with one hand off the steering wheel.

Lucky he or she didn't kill anyone.
Your stupid comments amaze me!..........
[quote][p][bold]Sir Beachy Head[/bold] wrote: The police car must have been going just as fast too ! A single crewed police car would mean the officer would be giving a running radio commentary as well as driving at 90mph with one hand off the steering wheel. Lucky he or she didn't kill anyone.[/p][/quote]Your stupid comments amaze me!.......... blackdog1
  • Score: 13

6:35pm Tue 17 Jun 14

itsneverblackorwhite says...

If I ever commit a crime can I request Judge Wiggs?
If I ever commit a crime can I request Judge Wiggs? itsneverblackorwhite
  • Score: 4

6:41pm Tue 17 Jun 14

neilf2006 says...

Who the heck is this "sir beachy head" poster, is it just a wind-up by the echo to put some spice into the comments? It surely cannot be a real thinking person?
Who the heck is this "sir beachy head" poster, is it just a wind-up by the echo to put some spice into the comments? It surely cannot be a real thinking person? neilf2006
  • Score: 5

7:16pm Tue 17 Jun 14

djd says...

Sir Beachy Head wrote:
The police car must have been going just as fast too !

A single crewed police car would mean the officer would be giving a running radio commentary as well as driving at 90mph with one hand off the steering wheel.

Lucky he or she didn't kill anyone.
Nice wind up Sir Beachey Head, unfortunately for you police cars are fitted with hands free radio communication which can be operated by a control on the steering wheel, just like a real car.
So, apart from being trained as a high speed pursuit officer, the driver would have all the benefits of this modern technology.
[quote][p][bold]Sir Beachy Head[/bold] wrote: The police car must have been going just as fast too ! A single crewed police car would mean the officer would be giving a running radio commentary as well as driving at 90mph with one hand off the steering wheel. Lucky he or she didn't kill anyone.[/p][/quote]Nice wind up Sir Beachey Head, unfortunately for you police cars are fitted with hands free radio communication which can be operated by a control on the steering wheel, just like a real car. So, apart from being trained as a high speed pursuit officer, the driver would have all the benefits of this modern technology. djd
  • Score: 1

7:44pm Tue 17 Jun 14

DUCKFEEDER says...

Sir Beachy Head wrote:
The police car must have been going just as fast too !

A single crewed police car would mean the officer would be giving a running radio commentary as well as driving at 90mph with one hand off the steering wheel.

Lucky he or she didn't kill anyone.
what a fantastic,observant person you are?
[quote][p][bold]Sir Beachy Head[/bold] wrote: The police car must have been going just as fast too ! A single crewed police car would mean the officer would be giving a running radio commentary as well as driving at 90mph with one hand off the steering wheel. Lucky he or she didn't kill anyone.[/p][/quote]what a fantastic,observant person you are? DUCKFEEDER
  • Score: 0

8:20pm Tue 17 Jun 14

breamoreboy says...

Sir Beachy Head wrote:
buffdazza wrote:
Sir Beachy Head wrote:
The police car must have been going just as fast too !

A single crewed police car would mean the officer would be giving a running radio commentary as well as driving at 90mph with one hand off the steering wheel.

Lucky he or she didn't kill anyone.
What a stupid comment!

Honestly, I despair at some of these 'regular' posters. It tends to flit between being devoid of sense or soulless trolls.
You are entitled to your opinion however wrong it is.
I'm still waiting for your qualifications in life. Are you so frightened of giving them that you've had to go and change your armour?
[quote][p][bold]Sir Beachy Head[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]buffdazza[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Sir Beachy Head[/bold] wrote: The police car must have been going just as fast too ! A single crewed police car would mean the officer would be giving a running radio commentary as well as driving at 90mph with one hand off the steering wheel. Lucky he or she didn't kill anyone.[/p][/quote]What a stupid comment! Honestly, I despair at some of these 'regular' posters. It tends to flit between being devoid of sense or soulless trolls.[/p][/quote]You are entitled to your opinion however wrong it is.[/p][/quote]I'm still waiting for your qualifications in life. Are you so frightened of giving them that you've had to go and change your armour? breamoreboy
  • Score: 0

8:26pm Tue 17 Jun 14

Sir Beachy Head says...

blackdog1 wrote:
Sir Beachy Head wrote:
The police car must have been going just as fast too !

A single crewed police car would mean the officer would be giving a running radio commentary as well as driving at 90mph with one hand off the steering wheel.

Lucky he or she didn't kill anyone.
Your stupid comments amaze me!..........
Your stupid ones don't amaze me, it's what I've come to expect from you.
[quote][p][bold]blackdog1[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Sir Beachy Head[/bold] wrote: The police car must have been going just as fast too ! A single crewed police car would mean the officer would be giving a running radio commentary as well as driving at 90mph with one hand off the steering wheel. Lucky he or she didn't kill anyone.[/p][/quote]Your stupid comments amaze me!..........[/p][/quote]Your stupid ones don't amaze me, it's what I've come to expect from you. Sir Beachy Head
  • Score: -4

8:28pm Tue 17 Jun 14

Sir Beachy Head says...

neilf2006 wrote:
Who the heck is this "sir beachy head" poster, is it just a wind-up by the echo to put some spice into the comments? It surely cannot be a real thinking person?
Nutmeg.
[quote][p][bold]neilf2006[/bold] wrote: Who the heck is this "sir beachy head" poster, is it just a wind-up by the echo to put some spice into the comments? It surely cannot be a real thinking person?[/p][/quote]Nutmeg. Sir Beachy Head
  • Score: -5

8:33pm Tue 17 Jun 14

Sir Beachy Head says...

djd wrote:
Sir Beachy Head wrote:
The police car must have been going just as fast too !

A single crewed police car would mean the officer would be giving a running radio commentary as well as driving at 90mph with one hand off the steering wheel.

Lucky he or she didn't kill anyone.
Nice wind up Sir Beachey Head, unfortunately for you police cars are fitted with hands free radio communication which can be operated by a control on the steering wheel, just like a real car.
So, apart from being trained as a high speed pursuit officer, the driver would have all the benefits of this modern technology.
Thanks for that info. On Road Wars they seem to talk into a walkie talkie type radio which requires them pressing down a button to speak.
I guess that the Thames Valley force haven't got the latest gear yet like Dorset police have.
[quote][p][bold]djd[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Sir Beachy Head[/bold] wrote: The police car must have been going just as fast too ! A single crewed police car would mean the officer would be giving a running radio commentary as well as driving at 90mph with one hand off the steering wheel. Lucky he or she didn't kill anyone.[/p][/quote]Nice wind up Sir Beachey Head, unfortunately for you police cars are fitted with hands free radio communication which can be operated by a control on the steering wheel, just like a real car. So, apart from being trained as a high speed pursuit officer, the driver would have all the benefits of this modern technology.[/p][/quote]Thanks for that info. On Road Wars they seem to talk into a walkie talkie type radio which requires them pressing down a button to speak. I guess that the Thames Valley force haven't got the latest gear yet like Dorset police have. Sir Beachy Head
  • Score: -1

8:36pm Tue 17 Jun 14

Sir Beachy Head says...

DUCKFEEDER wrote:
Sir Beachy Head wrote:
The police car must have been going just as fast too !

A single crewed police car would mean the officer would be giving a running radio commentary as well as driving at 90mph with one hand off the steering wheel.

Lucky he or she didn't kill anyone.
what a fantastic,observant person you are?
Thankyou, you are quackers but I like you.
[quote][p][bold]DUCKFEEDER[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Sir Beachy Head[/bold] wrote: The police car must have been going just as fast too ! A single crewed police car would mean the officer would be giving a running radio commentary as well as driving at 90mph with one hand off the steering wheel. Lucky he or she didn't kill anyone.[/p][/quote]what a fantastic,observant person you are?[/p][/quote]Thankyou, you are quackers but I like you. Sir Beachy Head
  • Score: -3

1:00am Wed 18 Jun 14

ASM says...

how can scum like this afford to buy a ford focus? oh I know, the benefits they get from the tax payer and the free house and living expenses combined with the money they make from drug deals and theft. Thank you Iron Lady
how can scum like this afford to buy a ford focus? oh I know, the benefits they get from the tax payer and the free house and living expenses combined with the money they make from drug deals and theft. Thank you Iron Lady ASM
  • Score: 0

1:30am Wed 18 Jun 14

Sir Beachy Head says...

The bloke in the photo is having a fag before he goes into court.
Last week that drink drive woman from Poole with the baby on the front seat was also snapped wheezing on a fag as she walked to court.

So it seems all criminals are smokers. It's probably something to do with the stress of their criminal lifestyle.

If you see a smoker particularly driving, then please take avoiding action or call the police on 101 and let them know all about it. Thankyou.
The bloke in the photo is having a fag before he goes into court. Last week that drink drive woman from Poole with the baby on the front seat was also snapped wheezing on a fag as she walked to court. So it seems all criminals are smokers. It's probably something to do with the stress of their criminal lifestyle. If you see a smoker particularly driving, then please take avoiding action or call the police on 101 and let them know all about it. Thankyou. Sir Beachy Head
  • Score: -3

8:26am Wed 18 Jun 14

BarrHumbug says...

ASM wrote:
how can scum like this afford to buy a ford focus? oh I know, the benefits they get from the tax payer and the free house and living expenses combined with the money they make from drug deals and theft. Thank you Iron Lady
He was one when she retired from government, I suspect it was more likely the 13yrs under labour that influenced his freeloader lifestyle. But hey don't let a small thing like that stop you from twisting the story to suit your political views ;)
[quote][p][bold]ASM[/bold] wrote: how can scum like this afford to buy a ford focus? oh I know, the benefits they get from the tax payer and the free house and living expenses combined with the money they make from drug deals and theft. Thank you Iron Lady[/p][/quote]He was one when she retired from government, I suspect it was more likely the 13yrs under labour that influenced his freeloader lifestyle. But hey don't let a small thing like that stop you from twisting the story to suit your political views ;) BarrHumbug
  • Score: 2

11:31am Wed 18 Jun 14

Bryan72 says...

TOSSER
TOSSER Bryan72
  • Score: 1

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