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Man charged after being found with large quantity of crack cocaine

A man has been charged after being found with a large quantity of crack cocaine with an estimated street value of £1,000 in Bognor Regis, said police.

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Kelly Jane Hodd, 29, unemployed, of Martingale Close, St Leonards admitted to 19 counts of fraud and related offences

COUNTY NEWS: Fraudster admits to taking £20,000

A 'convincing liar' who admitted to stealing more than £20,000 in a series of fraud offences has been given a suspended prison sentence.

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Photo: Sussex Police

Drug-driver more than 40 times over limit is disqualified

A building labourer, who was found to be more than 40 times the drug-driving limit when pulled over by police, has been disqualified from driving for four years.

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Katy Bourne

Sussex PCC’s video log: Working together is key to fighting anti-social behaviour

Filmed ahead of the Police & Crime Commissioner's ‘Listen Live: Partners Together’ crime summit this video examines anti-social behaviour in Hastings and Rother, and some of the great partnership work which is taking place in the area to tackle it.
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Dominic Raab - why tougher penalties for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

Dominic Raab - why tougher penalties for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

In a split second, someone’s life can be changed forever.

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Campaign success

Killer drivers could face life behind bars

Killer drivers face life behind bars in a victory for bereaved families after a Johnston Press campaign highlighted the injustice of sentencing for those who cause death on the roads.

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Castle Street, Hastings

COUNTY NEWS: Police investigate after alleged acid attack in Sussex

Police are investigating after receiving reports of an alleged acid attack in Sussex last night (Friday, October 13).

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VIDEO: ‘Smash and grab’ thefts targeting Worthing taxis

Taxi drivers in Worthing are being targeted in a string of ‘smash and grab’ thefts, the head of the town’s taxi association has said.

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HM Courts Service: Results list for October 6 to 12, 2017

HM Courts Service: Results list for October 6 to 12, 2017

The following are the latest results contributed by HM Courts Service, for cases sentenced by West Sussex Magistrates’ Court sitting at Worthing from October 6 to 12, 2017.

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Report hate incidents and hate crime to West Sussex County Council (WSCC)

Report acts of hate crime to council

Help West Sussex County Council (WSCC) by reporting hate incidents and hate crimes in our communities.

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Crawley and Horsham hunt master, Kim Richardson

COUNTY NEWS: Hunt Master threatened to ‘ram’ bugle down throat of saboteur

A Hunt Master was fined £2,500 after threatening to ram his bugle down the throat of a saboteur he thought had kidnapped one of his hounds.

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Defendants in the case: Macauley Lawless, 22, (top left), John Mitchell, 21 (top right), Jessica Roberts, 25 (bottom right) and Leah Delgado, 24, (bottom left). Also pictured: slain Samuel Caufield (right)

COUNTY NEWS VIDEO: Man jailed for killing young father

A man who stabbed a young father he called his friend to death has been jailed for 11 years.

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Pensioner Eric de Bues (left) tackled Patrick Dayneswood (right) after seeing him steal a woman's handbag. Picture: Derek Martin/Sussex Police

Police praise grandfather’s crime-fighting heroics

Police have come forward to praise the ‘quick-thinking actions’ of a grandfather who tackled a thief.

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Sussex Barrister has had its window smashed

Charity box stolen in Barnham break-in

An independent coffee shop in Barnham has been broken into by heartless thieves who stole the till and a charity pot.

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Pensioner Eric de Bues (pictured) tackled Dayneswood when he tried to take a woman's bag. Picture: Derek Martin

Handbag thief jailed after pensioner tackles him

A thief who tried to take a woman’s handbag has been jailed after a brave pensioner tackled him.

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Worthing Magistrates Court, Christchurch Road, Worthing

Man in court over alleged Christmas gathering assault in Rustington

A 23-year-old man has appeared in court over an alleged assault at a Christmas gathering in a Rustington restaurant.

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Policing

Man charged with possession of £42,000 of cocaine

A Littlehampton man has appeared in court charged with drug offences after £42,000 worth of cocaine was found in Eastbourne.

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Stephen McIntyre, 45, of Upton Road, West Tarring

Man imprisoned for Jo Cox death threats at Worthing polling station

A man found guilty of making a death threat to an ex-councillor at a polling station has been sentenced to 12 weeks in prison.

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Olympic gold medallist Jade Jones is supporting Sussex Police's Run Hide Tell campaign. Picture: Sussex Police

Martial arts champion backs Sussex Police terror advice

A British Olympian is supporting Sussex Police’s campaign to advise the public on what to do in a terror or weapons attack situation.

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Missing Wiktoria Wyrzykowska. Sussex Police picture

Concern for two teenagers missing from Arundel

Police are searching for two teenage girls who are missing from Bury Hill, near Arundel.

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