Fakenham and Wells Crime

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Two rare bird eggs have been taken from a nest in north Norfolk.

Police have said that they will continue to be proactive in the fight against drug crime in Dereham following the seizure of £2,000 worth of suspected class A drugs.

A large quantity of class A drugs and cash have been seized from an address in Dereham.

A car was stolen from a driveway in a rural Norfolk village last week.

The Fakenham Racecourse boss said he is "absolutely fuming" after a fight broke out towards the end of an annual ladies' day event.

A vehicle was left with around £1,700 worth of damage in mid Norfolk.

A woman living alone at a rural location in mid-Norfolk was threatened by robbers who stole a vehicle from outside.

Church leaders have been warned to be vigilant after lead was stolen from the roof of an internationally-renowned Norfolk building.

Race hate crimes recorded against children rose by more than 300pc over a three-year period in Norfolk, new figures have shown.

A Norfolk rugby coach who preyed on teenagers and offered to buy a 13-year-old boy a vape in exchange for sex has been jailed for more than five years.

A collapsed and drunken man on Wells beach was rescued by marine crime patrols in north Norfolk.

Offensive graffiti was sprayed on a pillar and cash stolen from a box at a Norfolk church.

Officers are being urged to attend domestic abuse victims within one hour as almost two-thirds in the last year refused to back a prosecution.

Police will begin a "limited roll out" of Whatsapp to its officers in a bid to engage with local communities.

Criminals put on curfew by the courts could be tracked by GPS 24 hours a day as of next week.

Pupils at a north Norfolk high school were evacuated over fears that an unexploded shell was brought onto the site.

Organisers of a popular north Norfolk festival are appealing for a beloved scarecrow to be returned to its owners after it disappeared.

A four-year corruption probe carried out by Norfolk police has seen two rogue Essex officers jailed for sabotaging child abuse investigations at a "crisis-hit" unit.

Social media companies have the techology and funds to "pretty much eradicate" indecent imagery online, Norfolk's chief constable has said, but a boycott of the platforms may be necessary before it happens.

Family lives are being obliterated in the name of "Facebook likes", said Norfolk chief constable Simon Bailey, in a blistering attack on so-called paedophile hunters.

The case of a man who groomed and sexually assaulted a teenager in a car boot can now be told after the defendant was found guilty of another malicious communications offence.

An army green quad bike was stolen from a business in a street called Army Road.

Six signs encouraging voters to plump for an independent candidate in the recent council elections were pinched.

A man has been assaulted in a Norfolk village.

A forest school area at Swaffham Infant and Nursery School has been vandalised for the fourth time since last September.


Jewellery, Roman coins, a limited edition games console and cash have been stolen after a burglary near Fakenham.

A string of arson attacks which took place over an hour and a half in Swaffham have prompted a police investigation.

A teacher has spoken of her heartbreak after a special forest school area was broken into for the third time in seven months.

Two police officers were assaulted in separate incidents in north Norfolk on Friday night.

Police have said that no further action will be taken following reports that a schoolgirl was approached by a stranger in a van.

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