THE justice system in Bournemouth has dealt with a number of serious crimes over the past week.

Reports on cases and their outcomes have featured in the Daily Echo as we continue to provide coverage of court proceedings involving defendants from across Dorset and the New Forest.

Over the past few days, sentences handed down included aggravated burglars, a dangerous driver and a man who spat at a police officer.

For a summary of what has been going on recently at Bournemouth Crown Court, listen to the audio below.

And to read more about these cases click on the following links.

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