Search

Honda Civic car seized in Dereham over the weekend by police

16:57 31 July 2012

Police

Police

Archant Norfolk Photographic © 2011

Wheel spinning and loud music prompted police to seize a car in Dereham over the weekend.

The silver Honda Civic in Norwich Street was taken by police at around 9.30pm on Saturday, July 28.

Reports of young drivers playing loud music and wheel spinning were made to officers.

Anti-social use of vehicles is a priority for the town’s safer neighbourhood team.

Officers are focussing on areas such as Crown Road, the town centre and various car parks.

PCSO Paul Bailey said: “We’re sending out a clear warning that those individuals who choose to use their vehicles inappropriately will have to deal with the consequences.

“This behaviour will not be tolerated. Officers are conducting targeted patrols at key times to identify offenders and deal with them as necessary.”

9 comments

  • Not before time. There are far too many doing this. Its intimidating and puts you off going to Dereham.

    Report this comment

    Johnny Norfolk

    Tuesday, July 31, 2012

  • Great news, that will quieten at least one of them down for the foreseeable future. Perhaps this will serve as a warning to others.

    Report this comment

    mike smith

    Tuesday, July 31, 2012

  • ..and, prey tell, what wealth of experiencefont of knowledge do you base that statement on Capt Positivity?

    Report this comment

    The Boy Lar

    Wednesday, August 1, 2012

  • ..and, prey tell, what wealth of experiencefont of knowledge do you base that statement on Capt Positivity?

    Report this comment

    The Boy Lar

    Wednesday, August 1, 2012

  • ..and, prey tell, what wealth of experiencefont of knowledge do you base that statement on Capt Positivity?

    Report this comment

    The Boy Lar

    Wednesday, August 1, 2012

  • Amen, to that! Still I believe that if more than one individual report a vehicle for reckless driving in a short space of time. Then the boys in blue pay a visit. Although you will have to ring it in as the local station seems to be shut everytime I go there!!!

    Report this comment

    The Boy Lar

    Wednesday, August 1, 2012

  • at the very most 48 hours in the police pound thats really going to worry the 'others' !

    Report this comment

    greenmanwalking

    Tuesday, July 31, 2012

  • Perhaps police could come to Drewray Drive Taverham and confiscate the silver corsa and old type Polo which constantly drive up this 30mph road in excess of 70 mph. These boy racers appear to be answerable to no-one.

    Report this comment

    MIKEJ

    Wednesday, August 1, 2012

  • ..and, prey tell, what wealth of experiencefont of knowledge do you base that statement on Capt Positivity?

    Report this comment

    The Boy Lar

    Wednesday, August 1, 2012

The views expressed in the above comments do not necessarily reflect the views of this site

Other news

Yesterday, 10:58
The Gallow Bowls Club, in Fakenham, which is hosting an open day. Picture: Chris Bishop

A bowls club is hosting a have a go day, where potential new members can find out more about the sport.

Tue, 19:38
Launching this year's Pirate Festival in Wells are Captain Blackbeard (Ben Francis) and Barnacle Becky Jefcoate. Picture: Ian Burt

There’ll be timbers to shiver, mainbraces to splice and cutlasses to rattle when the pirates descend on town.

Tue, 15:37
A man in his 50s is airlifted to hospital following a cardiac arrest.

A man in his 50s has been airlifted to the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital after collapsing on Beach Road in Wells following a suspected heart attack.

Tue, 06:29
Crew manager Leesa Espley, from Heacham fire station. Picture: Chris Wood

Wondering what you’ll do with all that time on your hands when the children go back to school? How about becoming a firefighter?

Most Read

Tue, 15:37
A man in his 50s is airlifted to hospital following a cardiac arrest.

A man in his 50s has been airlifted to the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital after collapsing on Beach Road in Wells following a suspected heart attack.

Read more
England Ambulance Service
Monday, August 22, 2016
Norfolk Constabulary police vehicle. Picture: James Bass.

An altercation between a couple and a bus driver in Blakeney has prompted a police investigation.

Read more
Tue, 06:29
2 and 2A Sterling Road, Sculthorpe. Picture: Ian Burt

Built in the 1990s, no-one has ever lived in these two homes on the edge of a former air base, which have now become an eyesore.

Read more
North Norfolk council
Monday, October 12, 2015
Paul Matthews, who has been jailed for stalking and other offences.

A man who stalked a teenager and two other girls by following them around in his car has been jailed.

Read more
Norwich Crown Court
Monday, April 2, 2012
Norfolk police have put out a warning against illegal raves across the county over Easter.

A fresh warning against raves has been issued by the police after 13 people were arrested early on Sunday morning from farmland in Burnham Market.

Read more

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 19°C

min temp: 14°C

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Fakenham and Wells Times e-edition today E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up