Great Yarmouth Crime

Yesterday, 15:45

A convicted attacker who is currently serving a life sentence for attempted murder has now been charged with murder, three years after a man's death.

A man drove at a supermarket worker in a car park after walking out of a store with more than £300-worth of goods, a court has heard.

Offenders in Norfolk could be subject to drug testing in custody in a bid to identify users and reduce crime.

A man in Great Yarmouth who crashed his car has been arrested after he was found drug-driving and in possession of more than 1,300 tablets suspected to be etizolam, Great Yarmouth Police has confirmed.

Speeding drivers will be targeted by a two week-long police campaign.

Two suspected drug-drivers have been arrested by police.

Seven hundred people were stopped and tested in Norfolk during a drink and drug-driving crackdown over Christmas - and more than 30pc failed.

More than 17,000 cigarettes and some £10,000 worth of alcohol have been seized following a multi-agency swoop in two locations in Norfolk.

A string of shops and off-licences was raided this morning as a multi-agency operation swung into action.

Police are treating a house fire in Great Yarmouth as a suspected arson attack.

A woman has been charged with assaulting two hospital workers.

A car with defective brakes has been taken off the roads after it was stopped by police.

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of assault after two hospital workers were attacked - with one kicked in the face.

The full influx of people from London flooding Norfolk with heroin and cocaine can be revealed as part of new police figures.

Detectives have received a "call of interest" more than 30 years after a man was stabbed to death in his home.

Police are hunting a man wanted in connection with a number of burglary and theft offences.

Police have put an increase in dangerous dog offences down to owners not socialising their pets enough and an "influx of street dogs" from outside the UK.

The number of danger-drug seizures in Norfolk is at its highest level in four years after rising dramatically in the last year, figures reveal.

A drug-addict burglar clambered into two homes and stole various belongings in the same evening while children slept inside.

The sentencing of a driver responsible for the death of a motorcyclist has been postponed - because a translator arranged for him did not show up to court.

A 51-year-old man from Lowestoft has been reported missing after last being seen leaving a hospital.

The trial of a woman accused of the murder of a 60-year-old in Great Yarmouth will take place next month.

Great Yarmouth

Police are failing to record an estimated 8,700 crimes a year, including incidents of stalking and coercive and controlling behaviour, a new report has found.

A cyclist has been arrested for possessing drugs after being stopped by police.

A police dog has tracked down a man after he tried to escape officers by garden hopping.

Great Yarmouth

A car salesman said he was 'horrified' after vandals slashed tyres and scratched paintwork on a number of cars - causing £30,000 worth of damage.

A woman is to go on trial after she denied starting a fire in a pub's toilets.

More than 180 cannabis plants have been seized by police after a raid in a coastal village.

More than £4,000 worth of jewellery was stolen from a home in Gorleston just five days before Christmas.

A drink-driver drove his car at two terrified men, who climbed a fence and hid behind roadworks in a desperate bid to escape, a court heard.

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