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HM Courts Service: Results list for February 5 to 9, 2018

The following are the latest results contributed by HM Courts Service, for cases sentenced by West Sussex Magistrates’ Court sitting at Worthing from February 5 to 9, 2018.

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Lintot Square, Southwater. Pic Steve Robards SR1722766 SUS-170916-085100001

COUNTY NEWS: Village square evacuated due to ‘explosive device’

Police have cordoned off a village square to deal with a suspected explosive device.

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‘Robust action’ to tackle anti-social behaviour by youngsters

‘Robust action’ to tackle anti-social behaviour by youngsters

Anti-social behaviour by youngsters aged 12 to 15 in Littlehampton this week has mirrored similar, earlier events in Bognor Regis, according to police.

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Cake-buying campaigner who spent 10 hours on oil rig lorry sentenced

An anti-fracking campaigner who climbed on an oil rig lorry when he went to buy a cake from a service station in Sussex has been landed with a criminal record.

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Dr Peter Whittick, who climbed on an oil rig lorry, is due to appear at court tomorrow (February 14). Picture: Keep Billingshurst Frack Free

Sussex activist who climbed on oil rig lorry to appear at court

A Sussex activist who climbed on an oil rig lorry as an ‘act of conscientious’ could face a prison sentence, according to a campaign group.

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PICTURES: Fishing boat owner may leave harbour after windows smashed

A fishing boat owner hit by vandals said he and his neighbours were considering moving their vessels, meaning the harbour board could suffer financially.

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Ex-undercover policeman Neil Woods spoke about Worthing drug crime. Picture: Steve Robards

Undercover policeman speaks out over Worthing drug crime

A former undercover officer who spent time busting organised crime groups in Worthing and Adur has said he thinks his actions did more harm than good.

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Police advice on what to do if your mobile phone is stolen

Police advice on what to do if your mobile phone is stolen

Police have released advice on how to protect your mobile phone from theft – and the best ways to be protect your information if it is stolen.

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UPDATE: Missing girls are found

UPDATE: Missing girls are found

Police have announced that two missing girls have been found.

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Car damaged in M23 crash

COUNTY NEWS: ‘I should have had a bigger burger’ drink-driver tells police after crash

A drink-driver who crashed his car on the M23 claimed he ‘should have had a bigger burger’.

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Robert Trigg, pictured arriving at Lewes Crown Court last year, after being found guilty of murder and manslaughter. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

‘We don’t trust police’, says father of Robert Trigg victim as review passed to police watchdog

A review into Sussex Police’s investigation of the deaths of two Worthing women at the hands of serial domestic abuser Robert Trigg has been referred to a police watchdog.

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PHOTOS: Armed police step in after gunman’s ‘threats to kill’

A Sompting road was cordoned off last night (February 8) as police dealt with a gunman.
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HM Courts Service: Results list for January 23 to February 2, 2018

The following are the latest results contributed by HM Courts Service, for cases sentenced by West Sussex Magistrates’ Court sitting at Worthing from January 23 to February 2, 2018.

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Woman taken to hospital after East Preston road rage incident

Woman taken to hospital after East Preston road rage incident

A 33-year-old Worthing woman suffered a broken wrist after being involved in a road rage incident in East Preston, police said.

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Samuel Morgan has had his sentence reduced by five months on appeal. Picture by Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Drug-dealer has sentence for knife crime reduced

A drug-dealer jailed for a knife crime which led to the death of a teenager has won his appeal to have his prison sentence reduced.

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Warning over ticket fraud

Warning over flight ticket fraud

With many people currently planning holidays for the year, a warning has been issued about fraudsters attempting to entice victims who are looking for cheap flights abroad.

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Man arrested after pub fight which left victim with seizures

Man arrested after pub fight which left victim with seizures

A man has been arrested in connection to a pub fight in Littlehampton which left the victim having seizures.

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‘Dangerous’ man ‘beat friend to a pulp’ in frenzied attack

A ‘dangerous and callous’ man ‘beat his friend to a pulp’ leaving him with a life-changing brain injury.

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Girl ‘grabbed at’ in recreation ground assault

Police are investigating reports that a teenage girl was assaulted in the Woodlands Recreation Ground in Rustington.

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UPDATE: Hammer woman arrested after stand-off with armed police

A woman armed with a hammer has been arrested after a five-hour stand-off with armed police.

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