Defendants acquitted of attempted murder of two police officers

June 2018

Gary Grant secured the acquittal of Bernard Baldwin on charges of attempted murder of two police officers and firearms offences following a shooting in Leighton Buzzard. The defendant asserted he had mistaken the officers for burglars and had used only reasonable force to effect a citizen's arrest. The jury at Luton Crown Court unanmously acquitted the defendant. The case was widely reported in the national press

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