Dozens of victims of a Norwich fraudster, who repeatedly conned shoppers with a garden furniture scam, are in line to get their money back after a court confiscated more than £37,000 of his ill-gotten gains.
A drunken man attacked an 81-year-old pensioner in her own home hitting her around the head and leaving her fearing she would die after he put his hands round her neck and pushed her face down onto a sofa,
A man has appeared in court following a raid in which the largest haul of illegal tobacco uncovered by Norfolk Trading Standards was found amounting to an estimated three quarters of a tonne and worth thousands of pounds.
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 judge highlighted how the lack of stable accommodation helped draw young people into crime as he imposed a suspended jail term on a vulnerable woman caught dealing cocaine and heroin, in Great Yarmouth.
A judge warned parents of the dangers of sleeping with their young babies after he jailed a Sprowston couple, who after drinking and taking cocaine, woke up to find their seven-week-old son dead in their bed.
A 43-year-old man and his 19-year-old nephew have appeared in court for a second time today charged with the murder of Nick Rogers following an attack at Wymondham’s Morrisons supermarket and could face trial in December.
The “failings” that meant a convicted killer was not in court to attend his sentencing hearing for the brutal murder of a Norwich mother of two have added to the sense of grief and loss suffered by the victim’s family.
Two men were involved in an armed robbery on a Norwich convenience store in which a terrified female worker had an imitation firearm pointed at her stomach, and was forced to hand over more than £900 in cash, a court heard.
A trusted worker, who stole thousands of pounds from a newsagents to fund her gambling addiction to scratchcards, has been ordered to pay back £58,800, or face going back to jail for a further 15 months.
A respected farming conservationist and broadcaster Chris Skinner told a court he was abandoning his appeal to get his shotgun licence back from Norfolk police after a judge called for a “compromise” to be reached.
Four members of a drugs gang involved in bringing tens of thousands of pounds worth of heroin from Liverpool to sell in the streets of Norwich, have been given jail sentences totalling more than 20 years.
Two men involved in a fight in Prince of Wales Road in Norwich have been banned from going to the area at night for the next four months by a judge who said the courts took a strong view of this sort of behaviour.
A former director of a Norwich-based will, probate and inheritance services company has been ordered to pay more than £1m in compensation to hundreds of Norfolk charities or face a further seven years in jail.
A man with mental health problems, who tied up a 15 year -old boy and told him he could watch him “fry” when he tried to electrocute himself, has been given a nine month suspended sentence and ordered to get the treatment he needs.
Four men are starting custodial sentences today for the parts they played in an altercation outside a Norwich taxi office in which one man was left in a coma for a month and partially deaf in one ear for the rest of his life.
The boss of a centre which supports victims of sexual assault said the high-profile case of a predator who was jailed after targeting women across the region might encourage other people to report crimes.
A man, who falsely claimed more than £28,000 in benefits while working as a psychic counsellor has been given a six month suspended jail term and told he might have to sell his home to pay the cash back.
A struggling Norfolk farmer turned to crime to try to keep his farm going by allowing cannabis to grown in his outbuildings and he also stole piglets from another farmer, which could have had serious repercussions for the pig industry, a court heard.