North Norfolk Crime


A Royal Navy officer who missed a turning and skidded onto a path while more than four times over the legal limit for alcohol has been banned from driving.

A 22-year-old man who ignored a police warning to stay away from a teenage girl has been sentenced to 10 months' jail.

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

A man has been ordered to pay £2,900 in compensation and legal costs after being found guilty of fly tipping "large amounts" of household, electrical and DIY waste in north Norfolk.

A motorist is demanding compensation after his car was stolen from a garage while in for repair work.

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.

A businessman drank five pints of Guinness before getting behind his wheel and ploughing his Mercedes into the side of a holiday home where a grandfather was sleeping.

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 prison teacher has been warned she faces jail after she admitted to having a relationship with an inmate.

Police are investigating an alleged assault at a north Norfolk care home.


Thousands of car criminals in Norfolk have gone unpunished as less than 2pc of cases are taken to court.

A Royal Navy officer missed a turning and skidded onto a path after drinking an "absolutely huge" amount of alcohol, a court heard.

A Norfolk police sergeant is urging people to make sure they stay safe on the county's roads this New Year's Eve.

The driver of a car has left a public field used as a car park in an awful state after 'doing donuts' on it.

A search is continuing for a visually impaired man in his 50s who has gone missing in Norfolk.


Over 35,000 motorists were caught speeding on Norfolk's roads last year - nearly 100 a day - raking in an estimated £1 million.

The co-owner of a deli has said her faith in humanity has been restored after the culprits who smashed the front window of her shop have come forward.

More than 30 people are spending Christmas morning in police holding cells, the constabulary has confirmed.

What do a kebab, eight boxes of chocolates and a roll of toilet paper, have in common?

A community Facebook page has been shut down after its administrators reported they had been harassed and abused.

Three people were arrested overnight following assaults on police officers.

Two men tried to steal a delivery van but failed when the driver refused to give up his keys.

Norfolk's police and crime commissioner is asking people if they're willing to see an increase of £5.06 or more on their council tax bill in order to support the county's police.

Norfolk trading standards officers have warned residents to be vigilant of young man trying to sell household cleaning products.


An 80-year-old man was almost conned out of thousands of pounds by a telephone scammer pretending to be a police officer.

The victim of a harrowing domestic abuse ordeal has revealed how she has been told by police to lock her windows and doors and leave her home after her ex-partner absconded from prison.

A car has been towed away by police for blocking a footpath as parents were trying to take their children to school.

Norfolk trading standards officers are warning people to be aware of "phishing" emails pretending to be from Amazon in the run-up to Christmas.

Cold callers have been trying to con people in Norfolk about 'recent car accidents'.

Money and jewellery have been stolen in a house burglary.

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