Great Yarmouth Crime

Friday, January 20, 2017
Norwich Crown Court

Detectives have offered reassurance to the victims of sexual abuse that the police will bring offenders to justice.

A man is receiving treatment in hospital for “multiple wounds” after a suspected stabbing in Great Yarmouth.

A number of properties have been left without water in two Norfolk villages this afternoon, as Anglian Water works to fix a burst water main.

Police appeal to trace wanted man

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Police are appealing for help from the public to trace a wanted man.

Norfolk Police

Brundall business owner warns others to be wary after being subject to a change raising scam.


A man in his 20s, from the Great Yarmouth area, is currently in Papworth Hospital after being assaulted yesterday evening.

Norfolk Police

An 18-year-old man has been charged in connection with four burglaries which happened last year in the Hemsby area.

Great Yarmouth Magistrates Court

A Brundall man charged with holding two prohibited automatic weapons, along with two firearms and ammunition without a certificate, has been remanded to the crown court.

Norwich Crown Court

A man who suffered life-changing injuries in an attack 17 months ago is still searching for witnesses.

James Paget University Hospital

A car owner has spoken of his frustration after his vehicle was one of a string broken into over the New Year’s period.

Home owners are being urged to be vigilant following a number of burglaries in Norfolk in the past 24 hours.

Norfolk Police

A victim of policeman turned conman Ben Staff today describes how the fraudster cost him his family’s financial future.

Norwich Crown Court

A former police officer began a four-and-a-half-year prison sentence on Tuesday after carrying out a series of frauds across Norfolk’s building trade totalling £1m.

Norwich Crown Court

Two village homes burgled

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Police have appealed for witnesses to two burglaries which happened in the same village last month.

A police officer-turned-conman found guilty of a £1 million fraud is due to be sentenced on Tuesday afternoon.

Norwich Crown Court

A man has been banned from driving after he admitted to drink driving following a van crash.

Police have appealed for information after a large quantity of cash was stolen from a convenience store in Gorleston.

Updated: Wanted man found in Great Yarmouth

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Police have arrested a wanted man.

A grandmother was robbed by two other women while she was walking with her granddaughter in Gorleston.

Police are today appealing for information to track down 10 men on a wanted list.

Norwich Crown Court

A man found with indecent images of children on his computer and extreme porn images has been given a suspended prison sentence and placed on the sex offenders register for 10 years.

A homeless man broke into a Great Yarmouth church, causing £1,000 worth of damage, a court heard.

A motorist drove at speeds of 100mph along the A47 Acle Straight putting other drivers’ lives at risk, a court heard.

A former driving instructor caught over the limit the morning after drinking half a bottle of brandy has warned others “just don’t do it”.

Great Yarmouth

Although the latest technology can transform a patrol car into a mobile database of information on all our vehicles, patrols around Norfolk and Suffolk still rely on traditional policing nous, according to Sgt Harris, of the Norfolk and Suffolk roads policing team.

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Shop owners in Great Yarmouth are being urged to keep their premises secure after a number of burglaries over the past few weeks.

Norfolk Police

Police are appealing for help to trace the family of a man who died near Stalham.

An estimated 20 drug cells operating within the city are now a priority for police in Norwich as the force has declared a “critical incident” over a spate of drug related stabbings.

Norfolk Police

Tomorrow marks ten years to the day since a Norwich security guard was stabbed to death by a drug-dealing teenager outside Chapelfield.

Norfolk Police

Police are appealing for information following a burglary in Stokesby.

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