Great Yarmouth Crime

Saturday, September 26, 2020

A pair of hero police officers who arrested “big, burly violent” men in a dramatic kitchen struggle are up for national bravery awards.

Three heroin and crack cocaine supply lines into Norfolk have been cut and 19 people arrested after a major police operation targeted those dealing death on our streets.

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of assault and indecent exposure in a coastal town.

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A man has been jailed for supplying crack cocaine and heroin.

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A man has appeared in court in connection with a number of offences, including dangerous driving, aggravated vehicle theft and possession of a knife.

Police ‘boxed in’ and used a stinger to stop a suspected stolen car after a 20-minute long pursuit.

A police sniffer dog has been praised after unearthing 1kg of cocaine and £18,000 in cash deposits during a raid.

A man in his 50s was slashed with a blade and four men have been arrested after an incident in the early hours of the morning.

A man who has a history of attacking police officers has admitted assaulting another.

The news that those who attack emergency workers are to face tougher sentences has been greeted as ‘a step in the right direction’ by those who represent police officers in Norfolk.

A sex abuse charity has warned children receiving support for trauma have been “set back” by lockdown as the service was forced to cut face-to-face contact.

Norfolk’s police chief has revealed the grim statistic that 26pc of the county’s overall crime demand is abuse related - with the figure “going up and up year on year”.

Victims have recounted their experiences of sexual and domestic violence as charities encourage people to look out for the “warning signs” of child abuse.

A man found with wraps of heroin and cocaine in a sweet box had been selling drugs to support his family, a court has heard.

Two women who suffered from “the worst kind of physical and mental trauma” during lockdown have opened up about their experiences - and how they escaped the torment of their abusers.

Fears have been raised about a tide of abuse referrals as victims of domestic and sexual violence return to schools and work places.

People in Norfolk followed advice to stay calm ahead of new laws coming in to limit the size of social gatherings.

A man was found by police to have more than half a million indecent images of children on a range of electronic devices, a court has heard.

Norfolk Police have released the full victim impact statement of the daughter of a Norfolk grandmother after the woman who pushed her down the stairs was sentenced to 17 years in prison for her manslaughter.

The daughter of a woman, who was killed after she was pushed down the stairs by a friend, has described her pain.

A woman made racially abusive comments towards a family queuing for a boat ride at Norfolk’s Bewilderwood adventure park.

Two properties in the Great Yarmouth area have been issued with closure orders after complaints of drugs and anti-social behaviour.

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Plans for a new police station to act as a “centre for excellence” on the edge of Norwich have been given the green light by councillors.

A man who “often gets lonely” needlessly called the ambulance and NHS 111 service 135 times during the height of the coronavirus pandemic.

A man has appeared in court charged with breaking into a family home in the early hours of the morning.

A burglary victim has described how an intruder stole items “just inches from his face” in the early hours of the morning.

A 32-year-old man is due to appear in court over three burglaries where cash, bank cards, and handbags were stolen.

Gardening tools were stolen from a van parked in a quiet village street.

These are the criminals who were jailed in Norfolk during August.

A man with a history of releasing private sexual images of ex-partners is facing a fine and restraining order for his “disgusting behaviour”.

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