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The actor received a 12-month suspended sentence. The Sun (2011)He pleaded guilty to leaving the scene of an accident after causing injury and received a two-month suspended sentence. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Renton receives a suspended sentence. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He was given a four-month suspended sentence, put on curfew and tagged. The Sun (2011)He was already under a four-month suspended sentence for drink-driving and this was extended by three months. The Sun (2011)
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