Former soldier caught with Class A drugs told by judge: 'You cannot play the Army card again'

An ex-soldier from Birmingham who was caught with Class A drugs was told he cannot “play the Army card” again after his service to his country helped save him from jail.
Three of Ishmeal Robinson’s close friends were killed in his two tours of Iraq, including his lieutenant who was killed in front of him, a judge was told.
Judge Sean Morris, sentencing, referred to Robinson’s record: “That always matters to a judge because people who are prepared to put their lives on the line for their country and their fellow citizens put money in the social bank as it were, that can be drawn upon when... read more

8 January 2018 in Regional West, Views: 33

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