Thetford and Brandon Crime

Fri, 10:16
Simon Bailey

As traditional detective methods become redundant police must adopt a “new set of skills” to prepare for the future, Norfolk’s chief constable has warned.

A man responsible for a string of burglaries across Norfolk over the past few years was wearing clothing and a bracelet belonging to some of the victims when he was arrested, a court has heard.

Norwich Crown Court

A 16-year-old boy who was missing after saying he was visiting friends in a nearby Suffolk town has been found.

Suffolk Police

A young driver who has just been on the road for a year has been banned from driving after being caught speeding at more than 100mph.

Two drivers were arrested for drug driving in two separate incidents.

Breckland Police

A driver crashed their car after taking cocaine near the Norfolk and Suffolk border this morning.

Breckland Police

A driver has been arrested for the second time in three weeks after testing positive on a drugs wipe.

Breckland Police

Campaigners detected more than 700 speeding drivers across South Norfolk and Breckland last month.

Norfolk police

Police are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of an 81-year-old man who is missing from home.

Clothing banks have been damaged and broken into across the county, with police urging local communities to be vigilant.


Drug dealers are targeting schools in Norfolk and recruiting local youngsters to act as mules, a senior police officer has warned.

Simon Bailey

People will today learn just how much of their money they will be asked to hand over to pay for Norfolk’s police force over the next 12 months.

Lorne Green

A series of short videos are being released to put the issue of sexual consent in every day contexts as reported rape and sexual assaults continue to rise.


Police hope a social media drive can help stem rising sex assaults by highlighting issues of consent.

Tim Passmore

A teenager with links to Norwich and Great Yarmouth has gone missing.

Suffolk Police

Three police officers were assaulted by one man in Thetford overnight.

A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a man who failed to attend court accused of possessing an axe - and ornamental fork - in a car park.

Ex-police officers and veterans are being hired on zero hours contracts to replace PCSOs guarding crime scenes.

Simon Bailey

No arrests or charges have been made more than a month after an assault which left a man with a shattered eye socket and serious jaw injuries.

Addenbrooke's Hospital

A dog which has been responsible for helping police seize more than 1m illegal cigarettes has had a bounty of £25,000 put on its head.

Norfolk County Council

Norfolk Police have said it is too early to link two similar break-ins at cafes on industrial estates.

Norfolk Police

A Suffolk man has avoided going straight to jail for running a refund scam at John Lewis stores across the country.

A driver has been arrested and had their car seized in Breackland.

A further 40 drivers were clocked speeding in the latest crackdown by Norfolk police, including one who overtook a constabulary motorcycle at 116mph.

Lorne Green

Detectives within Norfolk Police have been warned to be ‘uniform ready’ to potentially assist front-line policing duties in the event of a fall-out from a no deal Brexit, in particular fears of fuel shortages.

Norfolk police

More than 180 people were arrested during the Christmas drink and drug driving campaign in Norfolk, with more people testing positive for drugs than alcohol.

Kris Barnard

Concern is growing for the safety of a Norfolk man who has gone missing.

The spiralling cost of livestock theft in our region has today been revealed, after a hundred sheep were stolen from a Norfolk farm.

Norfolk police

Police have charged a man more than a year after an alleged carjacking.

A leading barrister has said a “crisis” in Norfolk’s courts is “undermining the credibility of witnesses” as waiting times for justice soar across the county.

Norwich Crown Court

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