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Saturday, December 8, 2018
Norfolk Police

The number of fixed-penalty notices (FPNs) issued to cyclists in Norfolk has fallen dramatically over the past two years, new figures have revealed.

A gang which committed more than 200 burglaries across the eastern region over an 11-month period, carried out almost 100 of the raids in Norfolk.

Norwich

A man in his 20s was assaulted by a group of other men outside a Norfolk pub early one morning.

A major operation involving six government agencies and four police forces cracking down on illegal and unsafe activity on Norfolk’s roads has taken place.

Kris Barnard

A woman’s “idyllic” home was turned into a “part-dream, part-nightmare” after a crime gang had committed a burglary there, a court has heard.

Norfolk

Police are investigating after a fight broke out during a Christmas lights switch-on in a mid-Norfolk town.

Norfolk Police

A driver nearly five times the legal alcohol limit and one under the influence of cocaine were among the first arrests made in a Christmas crackdown on drink and drug driving in Norfolk.

Norwich

A policeman from Norfolk has denied spying on a naked female officer while she was showering at their shared section house, a court has heard.

A woman followed a drug-driver and used her car to pen him in on a driveway because she was worried about the state of his car, a court heard.

Norfolk Police are set to lead a national campaign warning homeowners and businesses to be vigilant against thieves stealing heating oil.

Norfolk Police

A laptop and money were stolen after a house was broken into in Dereham last week.

Norfolk County Council is warning people to be aware of cold callers pretending to represent trading standards who are using ‘gift card scams’ involving the purchasing of fake vouchers.

County Council

Norfolk’s police commissioner is concerned that only 5pc of people report being the victim of a scam.

Lorne Green

Community groups which use a Norfolk preschool and scout hall are reeling after a brick wall just outside the building was destroyed.

Norfolk police

A local football club has received an overwhelming show of support from the local community after their brand new match balls worth around £200 were stolen before they had even been used.

Royal British Legion

A mother has described the terrifying moment a brick was thrown at her windscreen while she was in a car with her five-month-old baby.

Norfolk Police

Five suspects aged as young as 10 have been arrested following criminal damage to a property’s windows, a garden fence and cars in Swaffham on Sunday November 11.

Norfolk Police

A police officer has warned lives have been put at risk after a group of young people threw stones and flashed lights at cars on a busy Norfolk road.

A former care home employee will appear in court charged with multiple sexual offences and wilful neglect.

Norwich Crown Court

Norfolk’s police and crime commissioner has announced that he will not be seeking re-election when his term ends in 2020.

Lorne Green

Several arrests were made, including for assaulting a police officer, at an illegal rave in rural north Norfolk.

North Norfolk Police

A driver who caused a “catastrophic” crash when he overtook two vehicles on a blind bend and hit an oncoming car admitted drug driving less than six months later, a court has heard.

Norwich Crown Court

An organised crime gang carried out more than 200 burglaries costing victims more than £2m in an 11-month crime spree.

Norwich Crown Court

Police have asked people in Norfolk to be vigilant after more than 17 reports of fraudulent tax related cold calling in one morning.

Norfolk police could be in danger of hitting “an historic low” in officer numbers, if the government goes through with plans to change the way police pensions are paid.

Lorne Green

A bronze statue weighing as much as an adult person has been stolen from a garden in mid-Norfolk.

Norfolk police

A chainsaw, motorhome and a quadbike, which together are worth tens of thousands of pounds, have been stolen.

Norfolk police

Police will begin using lie detector tests on sex offenders in Norfolk to help identify previously unknown information.

United States

Historic coping stones that are part of a scheduled monument and date back to the 19th century were stolen from the Walsingham Estate.

Norton

They looked like they had been to hell and back, but a group of abused dogs found abandoned in rural Norfolk are now on the road to recovery and could be welcomed into new homes as early as next week.

West Norfolk

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