North Norfolk Crime

All three of the county’s prisons remain overcrowded as a report from HMP Bure has said doubling up of prisoners in cells poses a “serious risk”.

A man who wanted to “put something back into society” has been praised for his volunteering efforts during the last two decades.

Lorne Green

A lone dog believed to be a German Shepherd injured a small dog in an attack in north Norfolk that left it in need of veterinary care.

Norfolk’s police chief has said he will make a case for more police officers on the street, but it would mean a rise in council tax.

Lorne Green

A Norfolk MP has called for urgent action after claiming people with mental health issues are still being unlawfully detained and transported in police vehicles.

Norman Lamb

A 61-year-old man who is known to visit B&Bs in north Norfolk is wanted on recall to prison for breaching the terms of his licence.

A former wrestler who was refused entry to a Norwich pub after jumping into a river has been found guilty of using threatening behaviour towards staff who had refused to let him back in.

Norwich Magistrates Court

A former wrestler who was refused entry to a Norwich pub after jumping into a river has denied threatening staff, saying he never said the words “do him in” or “snap his neck”, a court has heard.

Norwich Magistrates Court

Children have shared their devastation over the vandalism of a newly-opened play park on YouTube.

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The number of fixed-penalty notices (FPNs) issued to cyclists in Norfolk has fallen dramatically over the past two years, new figures have revealed.

Norfolk Police

A gang which committed more than 200 burglaries across the eastern region over an 11-month period, carried out almost 100 of the raids in Norfolk.


A major operation involving six government agencies and four police forces cracking down on illegal and unsafe activity on Norfolk’s roads has taken place.

Environment Agency

A woman’s “idyllic” home was turned into a “part-dream, part-nightmare” after a crime gang had committed a burglary there, a court has heard.

Stephen Holt

Householders are being warned to be on alert for cold callers claiming to be police officers across Norfolk.

A driver nearly five times the legal alcohol limit and one under the influence of cocaine were among the first arrests made in a Christmas crackdown on drink and drug driving in Norfolk.


A policeman from Norfolk has denied spying on a naked female officer while she was showering at their shared section house, a court has heard.

What began as a row between neighbours over a compost heap has led to years of police investigations, a harassment conviction and a £17,000 legal bill. But the nine-year dispute continues.

A man who admitted taking more than 5,000 rare bird eggs has been described as a “menace” and a “one man crime wave” by the RSPB who have welcomed his jail sentence.


A woman followed a drug-driver and used her car to pen him in on a driveway because she was worried about the state of his car, a court heard.

A “one man crime wave” who collected more than 5,000 rare bird eggs has been jailed and ordered to give the entire collection to the Natural History Museum.

Norfolk Police are set to lead a national campaign warning homeowners and businesses to be vigilant against thieves stealing heating oil.

Norfolk Police

Police have issued a warning following an increase in the last two weeks of cold calling rogue traders in the Broadland area.


Norfolk police are appealing for help from the public to trace a man who is wanted in West and North Norfolk.

Norfolk police

A woman who stole almost £4,000 from a lifeboat charity is thought to have repaid the sum.

A motorist has denied deliberately colliding with another road user on an A14 slip road.

Norfolk County Council is warning people to be aware of cold callers pretending to represent trading standards who are using ‘gift card scams’ involving the purchasing of fake vouchers.

County Council

An elderly dementia sufferer had almost £12,000 stolen from her account just months after her son stole £21,000 from her.

Norwich Crown Court

Norfolk’s police commissioner is concerned that only 5pc of people report being the victim of a scam.

Lorne Green

The owner of a Cromer hair salon has described the shock of having her premises “ransacked” and her wedding fund stolen.

Norfolk police

Norfolk’s police and crime commissioner has announced that he will not be seeking re-election when his term ends in 2020.

Lorne Green

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