Picture: James Bass

The officer suffered minor injuries after a green Land Rover Defender, thought to be stolen, rammed into a police car during a pursuit in Wisbech.

HMP Wayland Prison. Picture: Ian Burt

About 20 prisoners from HMP Wayland were involved in a “disruption” after food was thrown at a member of staff.

Norfolk Constabulary vehicle.

Mystery surrounds the circumstances which led to a car ending up in a ditch near Hemsby last week.

Picture: Ian Burt

Games consoles, mobile phones and money were stolen in a burglary in Norwich over the weekend.

Generic police signs. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Witnesses are being sought following a burglary in Thetford during which a vehicle was broken into.

Police attended the scene. Picture: James Bass.

Police are appealing for information after a bicycle was stolen from outside a restaurant in Thetford.

Picture: Ian Burt

Residents living in the Cromer area are being invited to meet with their local police officer.

Sea Palling beach. Photo: Mike Page

Details have emerged today of a remarkable bid to smuggle Vietnamese and Albanian migrants in an overcrowded yacht from Holland to a remote Norfolk beach.

Andrew Mortlock has been found safe and well.

Andrew Mortlock, from Crownthorpe Road, in Crownthorpe, has been found safe and well.

Sea Palling beach.

Nine people could face up to 12 years in jail after Dutch authorities caught a suspected people-trafficking ring attempting to smuggle migrants from the Netherlands to Sea Palling.

IES Breckland school in Brandon.

Two Norfolk schools have raised the alarm over a video chat and messaging app after fears were raised about online predators.

Police officers on patrol in Norwich.

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Norfolk Constabulary vehicle.

A man was caught driving at 62mph in a 30mph-zone in Dereham on Thursday.

Police have arrested and bailed a man

A 25-year-old man has been arrested by police on suspicion of engaging in sexual activity in the presence of a child following an incident in a play area in Gislingham, near Diss.

Julian Gibson

A parish council clerk is appealing for the return of his beloved family caravan after thieves stole it during the night.

Colindeep Lane in Sprowston where a man's body was found on Thursday. Photo: Archant

The death of a man in Sprowston whose body was found in a bungalow on Thursday is not being treated as suspicious, police said on Friday.

Colindeep Lane in Sprowston where a man's body was found on Thursday. Photo: Archant

Police are investigating after a man’s body was found in a Sprowston home on Thursday.

Holt jewellery appeal

Police officers have released pictures of jewellery items which have been taken in a spate of burglaries in Holt.

Photo issued by Cambridgeshire Police of Joanna Dennehy. Photo: PA Wire

Serial killer Joanna Dennehy has lost her High Court claim that she is entitled to damages for human rights violations after being placed in solitary confinement in jail.

Brodie Harrison-Merritt who died from taking a legal high in Norwich.

Suppliers of so-called legal highs that mimic the effects of Class A drugs will now face up to seven years in prison after the substance was outlawed at midnight.

The wooden carvings stolen in the raid in north Norfolk.

Wood carvings were stolen during a burglary in Great Witchingham.

Richard Lennon

Police are hunting a man wanted in relation to harassment, threats to kill and threats to commit criminal damage offences.

Andrew Mortlock

Police have stepped up their search for a missing man from the Wicklewood area who was last seen on Sunday.

Co-op Foodstore, Bridge Road, Sutton Bridge. Picture: Steve Williams.

Ram raiders stole a cash machine from the Co-op shop in Sutton Bridge in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

Luke Falder has had two mopeds stolen, they were donated to him by Kickstart to enable him to travel to and from work.

A man who has had two of a back-to-work charity’s mopeds stolen in separate incidents has branded the thieves involved “scum” after he was left without a way of getting to his new job.

Results from the checks, which were carried out as part of the current National Police Chiefs Council (NPCC) campaign, have been branded disappointing by Sergeant Chris Harris from Norfolks Roads Policing and Firearms Operations Unit. Photo: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

There is no phone call, message or social media update that is so important that it is worth killing yourself or someone else for.

Sale Road playing field and football pitches.

A spectator is alleged to have headbutted another supporter when tempers boiled over on the sidelines at a Christian league youth football tournament in Norwich.

The number of drivers caught using their mobile phones at the wheel has collapsed, but has the problem gone away? Photo: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Drivers who text or talk on phones behind the wheel will be targeted this week by Norfolk Police as it emerged the number of motorists given a fixed penalty notice for using their phone behind the wheel has dropped dramatically.

Picture: Ian Burt

Police are looking for witnesses to an altercation in Thetford which saw a man suffer injuries.

Generic police signs. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Thieves have made off with a moped owned by a transport charity from outside a house in Thetford.

Picture: James Bass

Two Good Samaritans were attacked and injured by two other men who they were trying to help in Norwich city centre on Saturday morning.


Police forensic officers at Suffolk Square at the time of Mr Tingle's death. 

A 50-year-old Norwich man was fatally stabbed by a neighbour after an argument over £40, a court heard on Tuesday.

Emilia Marcou outside court. Central News.

A woman from Great Yarmouth is facing a jail term for posting revenge porn on an EastEnders actor’s Facebook page.

A rape trail has started at Norwich Crown Court

A Thetford man, who was convicted of raping a woman eight years ago, has been jailed for seven years and placed on the sex offender’s register for life.

Seth Dixon, 7, was knocked over and killed by Amy Asker in 2014. Photo: SWNS

A mother has forgiven the female motorist who knocked down her seven-year-old son – causing injuries from which he later died – while talking on her mobile phone.

A rape trail has started at Norwich Crown Court

A 48 year-old man who repeatedly raped a young girl has been given a 14-year prison sentence.

Norwich Crown Court

A father and son, along with another young man, were ordered to pay a total of £1000 in compensation for what a judge described as “disgraceful behaviour” after they were involved in a flare-up on Norwich’s Prince of Wales Road.

Seth Dixon, 7, was knocked over and killed by Amy Asker in 2014. Photo: SWNS

A West Norfolk motorist who knocked down and killed a seven-year-old boy while talking on her mobile phone was fined just £90 and given five points on her driving licence.

Eastgate House, Thorpe Road, where the Coroner's Court is situated in the ground floor. Picture: Denise Bradley

A doctors’ practice in Lakenham changed its procedures after the death of a man found with a high level of morphine in his system, an inquest has heard.

Yare Village, part of Breydon Water Holiday Park in Burgh Castle. Picture: James Bass

The inquest has opened into how a man died in a caravan fire at Breydon Water Caravan Park.

House of Tiago in Norwich has been fined for food hygiene breaches including a worker with dirty finger nails and a dirty fridge.

The former owner of a Norwich steakhouse has been ordered to pay more than £19,500 in fines and costs for food safety and hygiene offences.

Ipswich Crown Court

A teenager who carried out more than 40 cyber attacks on an online gaming site has been ordered to do unpaid work in the community.

Stephen Fuller leaving King's Lynn Magistrate Court. Picture: STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER.

A former shop worker admitted to stealing over £2,500 of scratch cards while working for a newsagent in King’s Lynn town centre.

Andrew McGowan.

A friend of a man stabbed to death tried to warn him against attempting to steal drugs from two alleged dealers, a court heard on Monday.

Norwich Crown Court

A trusted worker stole more than £18,000 from a newsagents to fund her gambling addiction to scratchcards.

Jimmy Sutton, 53, was found with life-threatening injuries at his home in Stephenson Close, Great Yarmouth, and died a few days later.

Mystery still surrounds the death of a Great Yarmouth man who was found with 69 different injuries at his home.

Norfolk Coroner's Court. Picture: Denise Bradley

An inquest has opened into the death of a man at Brundall Gardens Railway Station on May 13.

Jamie McMahon was jailed for two years and eight months.

A man threatened and racially abused a Norfolk taxi driver in what a judge called a “mean and unpleasant” offence.

Left to right: Juris Valujevs, Oksana Valujeva, Lauma Vankova  and Ivars Mezals.

Four people have been sentenced to a combined total of more than 23 years for offences relating to the exploitation of migrant workers in the Fens.

Fishermen on trial at King's Lynn Magistrates Court. Pictured Kieron Johnson

Six men face fines and costs totalling thousands of pounds after being found guilty of illegally dredging for shellfish in an excluded area of The Wash.

Police outside Dickens Court, Great Yarmouth.  Picture: James Bass

A man accused of murder carried a knife with him to protect his drugs stash, a court heard.

Andrew McGowan.

Two men stabbed a man to death over an alleged bungled drugs deal, a court has heard.

Victim tells of toll of abuse

Ex-Kesgrave Hall care worker John McKno is today serving a 14-year sentence for abusing five boys at three schools more than 20 years ago.

Fishermen on trial at King's Lynn Magistrates Court. Pictured Kieron Johnson

Six men have gone on trial accused of illegally dredging for shellfish in a closed area of the Wash.

Stuart Layden

A man has been jailed for life after being found guilty of the murder of a 40-year-old who was kicked to death outside a pub in Great Yarmouth.

Hannah Witheridge.

Two Burmese migrant workers found guilty of murdering Norfolk backpacker Hannah Witheridge will launch an appeal against their convictions today.

Sentencing will take place next month

A 23-year-old Diss man will be sentenced next month after being convicted of kissing two schoolgirls.

The scene at the A1065/A134 roundabout near Mundford after a serious collision on the A1065 towards Brandon.

A 64-year-old lorry driver whose vehicle swerved from the road and into a tree did not brake or steer away in the moments leading up to his death, an inquest heard.

Norwich Crown Court

A jury hearing the trial of a man accused of conspiracy to supply Class A drugs after heroin with a street value of £100,000 was found in Norwich have been discharged after they failed to reach a verdict.

Ian Church who was murdered in Great Yarmouth on May 5, 2012

Jurorshave been sent home for the night in the trial of a manaccused of the murder of a 40 year-old man who was kicked to death outside a pub.

La Tasca in Tombland, Norwich.

A 24-year-old who assaulted a doctor and two restaurant employees has been ordered to pay £600 in compensation.

A man had his ear bitten off by his former partner’s dog after it leapt to his owner’s defence when she was stabbed in a drunken row, a court heard.

Annabelle Dickson

Peter Walsh

Crime Correspondent


Peter's job involves chasing down crime stories across Norfolk and parts of Suffolk, covering courts and preparing backgrounders for trials. Peter also monitors the performance of key organisations like police forces, police and crime commissioners, the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) and prisons, including HMP Norwich.

He also looks to raise awareness of issues affecting victims in the county.

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