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Two brothers have appeared in court accused of armed robberies in Norwich and Attleborough over recent weeks.

A 21-year-old man has appeared in court after police discovered heroin and crack cocaine in a car in Norwich.

A man accused of two knife-point robberies in King’s Lynn and Downham Market has been remanded into custody.

Two men who defrauded Roys of Wroxham out of around £14,000 have been ordered to pay back more than £1,500 in compensation.

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.

A man has denied the ill-treatment of three people in his care when he appeared at Norwich Crown Court.

A man who stole cash from a Norwich restaurant less than a day after being handed a suspended prison sentence is today behind bars.

The actions of a woman who stole almost £12,000 from an elderly dementia sufferer just months after the victim’s own son stole £21,000 from her have been branded “wicked” by family members.

The case of a man has charged in connection with a string of burglaries in Norfolk has been adjourned after he refused to leave his cell.

A man accused of the murder of a 48-year-old at a Norwich car park is expected to have the chance to enter his plea next month.

A Norwich homeowner described how he and his wife took out £20,000 in loans to finish off work by a Norwich builder, who walked off the job despite being given £40,000 to build an extension, a court heard.

A woman has been warned she faces “immediate custody” after admitting five charges of assaulting emergency workers.

A builder left a litany of problems at a £20,000 bungalow renovation, a court heard on Tuesday.

A former health care worker at Norwich Prison who admitted having a relationship with an inmate has been jailed.

Two men convicted of the murder of five people in an explosion in Leicester have been found not guilty of charges relating to illegal cigarettes found in Great Yarmouth.

A builder has gone on trial after allegedly making a “stream of broken promises” to clients, leaving them out of pocket and with unfinished or shoddy building work.

The brother of a man who was murdered in Norwich more than a decade ago has apologised to his family after being convicted of drink driving.

A 26-year-old man denied an attempted murder charge in connection with a stabbing in Norwich when he appeared in court.

A man has been charged with Class A drug offences after police raided his home after a tip-off.

A jealous former boyfriend has been jailed for a minimum of 20 years for murder after a court heard how he stabbed his ex-girlfriend more than 20 times.

Thousands of rings, watches, earrings and other items of suspected stolen property have been recovered from a “prolific” burglary gang who hit almost 100 Norfolk properties.

A 30-year-old man is due to be sentenced today after admitting the murder of his former partner in King’s Lynn.

A Thorpe End man placed on a curfew over the festive break after falsely claiming £36,000 in benefits has had his hearing to claw back some of the cash pushed back to a later date.

A police pursuit which reached speeds of up to 100mph over almost 18 miles on the A47 came to a dramatic end when officers drew their tasers on the drink driver who had jumped into the back seat, a court has heard.

A man who was ‘caught red handed’ opening a family’s Christmas presents has appeared in court.

A man accused of daubing rude graffiti over police and court buildings has been sectioned under the mental health act.

The social enterprise behind Cafe Britannia has opened its fifth city venue in the former home of Gibraltar Gardens in Heigham Street.

A man who was jailed after he admitted attempting to steal more than £500 worth of clothes from a Norwich store faces a further custodial sentence after pleading guilty to a house burglary in the city.

A Norwich man is to be sentenced after he admitted possessing an extreme pornographic image and breaching a sexual harm prevention order.

A convicted sex offender who admitted possessing more than 3000 indecent images of children was warned by a judge that custody was on the cards for him.

A man who hid wraps of crack cocaine and heroin in his mouth has been jailed for two years.

A fraudster who used social media to hunt for victims before tricking them into thinking he was in a relationship with them has been jailed for six years after stealing more than £40,000.

A couple caught with almost £10,000 of cannabis and cocaine in their shed will be home for their son’s second birthday on Christmas Day after avoiding jail.

Two men will be sentenced in the new year after admitting supplying drugs to a 21-year-old woman who later died.

A 30-year-old man faces more than 25 years in prison after admitting the murder of his former partner in King’s Lynn.

Take a look at what has been happening in Norwich Crown Court this week.

A “dangerous” arsonist, who risked lives by setting fire to his home in Great Yarmouth, was jailed before for starting two fires at a previous address, a court heard.

It’s like a plot from the Hollywood film Catch Me If You Can.

A serial conwoman’s trail of deceit can today be revealed after she was jailed for stealing a man’s life savings and falsely accusing him of rape.

A conwoman stole the life savings of a man she met on a dating website then falsely accused him of rape, putting him through four months of torment, a court heard.

A dangerous robber was sexually motivated when he “terrorised” a woman who he grabbed on a Norwich footpath just weeks after being released from prison, a court has heard.

A man who made a hoax call to police claiming there was a bomb in a block of Norwich flats has had his case adjourned - after he left court having said he was going to the toilet.

Members of an organised crime gang involved in more than 200 burglaries across the East of England have today been jailed for a total of more than 70 years.

A man has appeared in court charged with the ill-treatment of three people under his care.

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.

A banned driver with an “appalling” record reversed and rammed into a police car in a desperate bid to make his escape, a court heard.

A man found with a haul of loaded guns, bullets and cannabis plants told police he was “custodian” of the weapons and did not know they were loaded, a court heard.

A lorry driver has pleaded not guilty to causing the death of a fellow motorist following a crash in Norfolk.

A “career criminal” who was sleeping rough carried out a car-jacking, in Norfolk, on New Year’s Eve threatening a terrified driver with a knife to make a getaway after he burgled the home of a woman who had given him charitable help over the festive break.

A teenager who travelled up from London to deal class A drugs on the streets of Norwich as part of a “vile trade” is now behind bars.

A gambling addict who stole £1 million from his employer to feed his dependency speaks out today about the devastating impact of online gambling addiction.

Two men involved in a class A drugs supply operation in Great Yarmouth which was smashed by police have been jailed for a total of more than seven years.

A former west Norfolk man who was convicted of child sex offences on two girls has been warned by a judge that he should prepare himself for a long jail sentence.

A teenager who was involved in threatening a 12-year-old boy with a knife after he refused to hand over his phone and money has been jailed for five years and four months.

A convicted paedophile was found with more than 500 videos and indecent images of children on a phone which he had hidden in a toolbox, a court heard.

A man charged with attempted murder in connection with a stabbing in Norwich has appeared in court.

Two women involved in running a “professional and well-oiled” cannabis growing operation in West Norfolk have both been jailed for 32 months.

A 26-year-old man has appeared in court to face charges of attempted murder.

Take a look at what has been happening in Norfolk courts this week.

A drug dealer was caught red-handed trying to leave a flat in Norwich with £12,000 of heroin and crack cocaine hidden in a Gucci manbag.

A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a man who failed to appear at court to face charges over damage to police and court property.

A woman who failed to turn up to court after pleading guilty to supplying cocaine is being hunted by police.

A man jailed for a violent Lowestoft burglary where a man was shot in the head with a BB gun was found with a “sharpened” weapon hidden at Norwich prison, a court heard.

A man armed with a tyre brace dragged para show jumper Susi Rogers-Hartley from her wheelchair causing her cuts and bruising, a court heard.

Two men are facing jail terms after they admitted supplying class A drugs in Great Yarmouth.

A woman thought she was going to die as her ex-partner stamped on her head twice and broke her nose, a court heard.

A violent sex attacker who embarked on a two-day crime spree that included tying a woman to a bed and robbing her has been jailed for life.

Norfolk farmer Tony Martin told police a man had tried to molest him at his old family cottage.

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

An 18-year-old man has 
denied attacking a woman in her 60s who was assaulted in Great Yarmouth market place 
in the early hours of the morning.

A shoplifter injured a store detective by hitting him over the head with a bottle of champagne he was trying to steal, a court heard.

A man who spat at a police officer’s face and hair after being arrested has been spared jail.

A man caused serious injury after he pushed his thumb into a victim’s eye during a scuffle, causing a cut to his eyeball, a court heard.

An arsonist set fire to his seafront home in Great Yarmouth which had to be tackled by four fire crews has had his case adjourned for a further psychiatric report after it emerged it is now the second time he has put lives at risk by starting a blaze at his flat.

A man had “a sudden urge to kiss a lady on a cheek” while at a Norwich gaming centre, a court has heard.

The social enterprise behind Cafe Britannia has announced plans to take on the lease of a Norwich pub.

A man was found with 60 wraps of cocaine and heroin hidden in the waistband of his underwear after police gave chase and arrested him in Norwich, a court heard.

A former care home employee will appear in court charged with multiple sexual offences and wilful neglect.

A jury hearing the trial of a teenager accused of almost disembowelling a man in a knife attack in Great Yarmouth has been discharged.

Burglars stole jewellery - including an engagement ring - belonging to a pensioner’s late wife just months after her death.

A woman who sold heroin and cocaine to an undercover police officer in Norwich has been given a final chance by a judge, who warned that most dealers went straight to jail.

A man has been charged in connection with supplying Class A drugs in a Norfolk town.

A man who made false benefit claims of £36,000 has been given a suspended jail term and a curfew meaning he will have to miss nights out over the festive period.

Two men charged with murder of a father of five who died more than eight years ago appeared at Norwich Crown Court

A police officer described how he found the friend of a Great Yarmouth stabbing victim in a state of shock when he attended the scene.

A drug user has described how his friend’s intestines were left hanging out of his body following a brutal knife attack in Great Yarmouth.

Two members of a gang who were behind more than 200 break-ins across the region, including 96 in Norfolk, had only just been released from prison after being jailed for a series of ram raids across the county, it can be revealed.

A man has admitted possession of cocaine and heroin with intent to supply after he was arrested in Norwich.

A driver who caused a “catastrophic” crash when he overtook two vehicles on a blind bend and hit an oncoming car admitted drug driving less than six months later, a court has heard.

An organised crime gang carried out more than 200 burglaries costing victims more than £2m in an 11-month crime spree.

Chief constables have been told county line drug operations in worst-hit areas were not being properly targeted by police.

A jury in the trial of a London jewellery store owner accused of handling stolen goods has been told they can return a majority verdict.

An “intelligent and articulate” chef has been jailed after being caught with 57 wraps of Class A drugs in King’s Lynn.

A Norfolk garage owner who supplied false number plates for a “prolific” regional gang who burgled more than 200 homes has been convicted.

A 15-year-old boy almost disemboweled a man in a brutal knife attack after travelling from London to deal drugs in Great Yarmouth, a court heard.

A teenager who was caught dealing drugs to an undercover officer four times as part of a major police sting is behind bars.

The case of a man accused of the murder of 48-year-old at a Norwich car park has been adjourned for further medical assessments.

An inquest into the death of an elderly woman who died in a car crash has been delayed pending a criminal retrial.

A man who sparked an alert when he made a hoax call to police claiming there was a bomb at a block of flats in Norwich has had his case adjourned for psychiatric reports.

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