Thetford and Brandon Crime

Friday, May 29, 2020

Police in Norfolk have so far handed out almost 370 fines to those breaking lockdown restrictions.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of drug dealing after officers carried out a warrant.

People have been praised by Norfolk’s police chief for adhering to social distancing rules when they headed out over the bank holiday weekend.

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Watchdogs have revealed the ways con artists have been trying to scam people in Norfolk during the coronavirus pandemic.

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A 33-year-old man has been jailed for 20 weeks after he fled from a burglary in a stolen car while banned from driving,

A teenage drug dealer who armed himself with a knuckleduster and a bottle of corrosive liquid has been jailed for almost four years.

A motorist has been arrested for drug-driving on one of the region’s major roads.

Police in Norfolk have so far handed out more than 300 fines to those flouting lockdown restrictions.

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Lockdown has eased by what have been described as “baby steps” this week. So what can and can’t you now do? New guidance has been issued to officers by the Police Chiefs’ Council and the College of Policing.

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The easing of lockdown restrictions is not a green light to go back to normality, Norfolk’s chief constable has warned.

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More than 20 vehicles have been broken into in south west Norfolk in the past two months.

Enforcing new looser lockdown guidelines could prove “impossible” when some people have shown they “don’t have much common sense”, Norfolk Police Federation has warned.

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Police searches in a Norfolk town have uncovered drug and weapons offences.


A Norfolk police chief has urged people to continue with their “sterling efforts” to stop the spread of coronavirus despite the expected announcement of an easing of lockdown measures this weekend.

A man in his 20s is facing court after being charged with possession of drugs and an offensive weapon in Thetford.

Police were called to a Suffolk graveyard on Tuesday afternoon after reports that a man had urinated there.

Police are on the hunt for two men in connection with the theft of printer ink.

Three men have been arrested after a vehicle check near Bury St Edmunds led to officers discovering a cannabis frm in Brandon.

Almost 5,000 people in Norfolk have contacted the police amid fears about breaches of lockdown rules.

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A teenager threatened to stab two other young men after being upset that one of them had stayed with his girlfriend, a court has heard.

A town’s community nurse who has been working on the frontline throughout the pandemic has said he was “gutted” to find his car windscreen smashed by vandals for the second time in just over a month.

Norfolk Police Federation has hit out at the “awful and abhorrent” practice of offenders coughing and spitting at police officers during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Suffolk chief constable Steve Jupp has warned people it is “completely unacceptable” to assault police officers enforcing coronavirus restrictions after officers were spat and coughed at and attacked by a dog.


Norfolk saw more knife crimes than days of the year in 2019 in a record high, new figures have revealed.

A motorcyclist has been left with serious injuries after a crash with a car.

Prisoners at HMP Highpoint in Suffolk are reportedly set to begin creating scrubs and face visors for NHS staff in the fight against coronavirus.


People in Norfolk have been described as “a credit to their communities” by the county’s chief constable - for resisting the temptation to flout lockdown restrictions in sunny weather.

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A man has pleaded not guilty to an assault in Thetford.

Essential workers including prison staff, those in food and drink production and delivery drivers are now able to access coronavirus tests, the health secretary has confirmed.

Police are on the hunt for a 35-year-old man who is wanted on recall to prison.

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