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Wednesday, September 26, 2018

A man has admitted carrying out an arson attack after he started a fire at his seafront home in Great Yarmouth which had to be tackled by four fire crews.

Monday, September 17, 2018

A daughter, who stole more than £26,000 from her elderly parents leaving their care home bills unpaid has been ordered to pay back more than £6000, after already repaying the bulk of the cash she took.

Friday, August 17, 2018

A 16-year-old teenager involved in a knifepoint street robbery of a 12-year-old boy in Great Yarmouth was given a stark warning by a judge, who told him he could turn his back on crime or face becoming “an old lag.”

Thursday, August 16, 2018

A burglar was caught eating a yoghurt and wearing the home owner’s slippers at a home in Wickhampton after walking 21 miles across Norfolk in search of food and clothing.

Monday, July 9, 2018

A vulnerable man was beaten “black and blue” in his Great Yarmouth home and blackmailed into handing over his bank card which was used to withdraw £40, a court heard.

Friday, June 15, 2018

A fraudster who used stolen bank cards to try to obtain hundreds of pounds worth of goods went on the run for almost two years before he was finally tracked down living in Lithuania, a court heard.

Monday, May 21, 2018

A man has appeared at Norwich Crown Court in connection with drug offences, in Gorleston.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

A son armed with a knife said he would slit his father’s throat if he did not take him to Great Yarmouth after threatening to kill his mother’s new partner.

Monday, May 14, 2018

A man and woman admitted a blackmail charge when they appeared at Norwich Crown Court just before they were due to stand trial.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

A daughter systematically stole more than £26,000 from her elderly parents, who were both suffering from dementia, leaving their care home bills unpaid. a court heard.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

A judge told a prolific offender that he was approaching becoming a “career” burglar as he jailed him for two years for an attempted break-in.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

A judge warned that the carrying of weapons added to the gravity of any drug dealing offences after two men admitted their role in the supply of crack cocaine and heroin in Norfolk.

Friday, April 6, 2018

A judge praised the “true grit” shown by a 75-year-old postmistress held-up in a rural post office raid after he jailed one of the robbers for five years.

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

A 20-year-old dealer was acting as a “runner” selling heroin and crack cocaine on the streets of Great Yarmouth, a court heard.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

A drug dealer who helped himself to over £33,000 worth of cocaine from a beach has been ordered to pay back £410.

Monday, February 5, 2018

A shocked householder saw a car thief driving away in her son’s Ford Focus which had been stolen from the driveway of the family home in Bradwell, a court heard.

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