Stephen Holt

A ring belonging to a Norwich murder victim has not been found since she was attacked with a hammer in her neighbour’s flat well over a year ago, it has emerged.

A man who said he had no idea what cannabis looked like was found at a huge detached property with more than 300 plants with a potential street value of up to £120,000, a court has heard.

A man accused of murdering a 48-year-old at a Norwich car park has refused to have any more psychiatric tests before his trial.

A woman has appeared in court charged with the murder of her husband in Wymondham.

Two men have appeared in court accused of the murder of a man who died in Downham Market almost nine years ago.

A man found guilty of murdering a neighbour in his Norwich flat after she complained about loud music has had an application to appeal the conviction thrown out.

A judge has praised the courage of the victim of a series of sex offences as he jailed the man who abused her.

A surgeon whose dangerous driving left a midwife with long-lasting injuries has escaped prison after 38 of his colleagues wrote a last-gasp letter to the court.

A cocaine user who took to dealing in Hunstanton as he “could not afford the habit” has been jailed for 28 months.

A judge has said the “state has failed miserably” by allowing prisons to be flooded with the drug Spice after a drug addict accrued hundreds of pounds of debt in Wayland Prison.

A cowboy builder who took luxury holidays while heartbroken customers were left with shoddy and unfinished work was jailed for four years today.

An Ipswich Town supporter has been cleared of causing criminal damage at Norwich City’s stadium after the prosecution offered no evidence after reviewing CCTV of the incident.

An inquest into the death of 21-year-old Hannah Williamson has been adjourned again, despite the two men who supplied the drugs that led to her death being jailed.

Two men denied an attempted murder charge following a shooting in Norwich in which a 19 year-old man suffered serious injuries.

A motorist has been told he could have killed or injured someone after “the most appalling piece of driving”, a court has heard.

Four people admitted involvement in a late-night “ugly incident” near John Lewis, in All Saints Green, in Norwich, in which a man was kicked on the ground.

The inquest into the death a man who was killed in a city car park has been adjourned while an investigation continues.

A 22-year-old has denied murdering a homeless man near a car park in Norwich.

A surgeon convicted of seriously injuring a midwife in a crash has said he plans to file an appeal against the decision as the collision had been an “horrendous accident”.

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 judge has warned a surgeon who seriously injured a midwife in a crash that he could face jail - but said depriving people of his skills would be a “complete waste”.

The father of a “beautiful girl” who died after she was supplied drugs by two men said he “wished with all his heart they were dead”.

A Norwich man was cleared of possessing an axe, after a jury heard how he used it to cut wood so he could make cups of tea to have with a friend.

The conviction of a rogue builder who has been warned he faces jail after being convicted should serve as a warning to others that they will not get away with it.

A builder accused of leaving customers out of pocket with shoddy or unfinished building work has been warned a custodial sentence seems “inevitable” after he was convicted.

A judge apologised to the family of a “beautiful young woman” who died after being given drugs when he had to put off sentencing the men who supplied her as they had not been brought to court.

A jury in the trial of builder accused of leaving customers out of pocket and with shoddy or unfinished building work has been sent out to consider its verdicts.

The judge has summed up to the jury in the trial of a Norwich builder accused of leaving customers out of pocket and with shoddy or unfinished building work.

A man has admitted possession of heroin and cocaine with intent to supply after police raided an address in Lawson Road, Norwich.

A burglar was caught red-handed opening a family’s Christmas gifts, a court has heard.

The wife of a Norwich builder, who allegedly left clients out of pocket and with unfinished building work, has been cleared of the single count of money laundering she faced.

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.

A drug addict who burgled a Norwich home as part of a bid to try and raise cash to pay for train tickets so he could get back to Kent for his birthday, a court has heard.

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

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.

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.

Two men denied the murder of a man who died in Downham Market more than eight years ago and then perverting the course by trying to make it look like a suicide.

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

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 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 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.

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.

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

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.

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.

A mother was told the reason her sons were sitting in prison was because she got them involved in a dispute with another family.

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

A jury has failed to reach a verdict in the trial of a London jewellery store owner accused of handling stolen goods from an East Anglian gang.

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.

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

A teenager who was found with a flick knife shortly after a man was slashed across the neck in Great Yarmouth has been jailed.

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 struggling Norfolk farmer who grew hundreds of cannabis plants to try to keep his farm afloat has been ordered to repay a total of £90,000 at a hearing to claw back cash.

A carer who admitted an “abuse of trust” by stealing jewellery which she then tried to pawn was warned by a court that she could face jail.

A man who murdered a neighbour in his Norwich flat after she complained about loud music has been jailed for life and ordered to serve a minimum of 24 years.

A man has today been found guilty of brutally murdering a neighbour in his Norwich flat.

A jury has been sent out to consider its verdicts in the case of a man accused of murdering a neighbour in his Norwich flat.

A court has heard how a man accused of murdering a woman at a flat in Norwich will not be giving evidence during his trial.

A dangerous driver sped past a police officer at 98mph on the A47 before crashing into a car and fleeing the scene.

A manager of a Great Yarmouth amusement arcade stole more than £36,000 from his employer after becoming addicted to gambling, a court heard.

A man admitted sparking a full scale alert by making a hoax call to police claiming there was a bomb at a block of flats in Norwich.

A man who tried to pull a cash machine off a wall in Norwich, causing more than £12,000 worth of damage, has been sentenced to a 12-month community order.

A man claimed he was pressurised into becoming involved in a cannabis growing operation in Breckland, which had a potential street value of more than £70,000, a court heard.

A 69-year-old man who groomed a 15-year-old girl to meet up for sex was caught out when his phone messages were intercepted by a parent of the victim, a court heard.

A judge has described “open gang warfare” in Norwich prison as he jailed a phone smuggler for four months.

A man who has committed a string of city robberies going back at least 16 years threatened a terrified shop assistant with an imitation gun in an armed hold-up at a Co-op store, a court heard.

A cannabis dealer who claimed she was just a “custodian” of the drugs has escaped prison after a court heard she now works as a gardener for Norwich City Council.

A shop worker who sold counterfeit illegal tobacco has been ordered to pay back more than £14,000 from the sale of his house.

Families of two men killed in a factory explosion three years ago have said they are “disgusted” after the company responsible was fined £145,000 for safety breaches.

A woman stabbed her lodger in the neck and heart in a drunken row and his life was only saved by the “astonishing” skill of medical staff, a court heard.

A carer stole a bank card from a vulnerable elderly stroke victim and siphoned £13,000 from his bank account, a court has heard.

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 van driver who caused the death of a cyclist has been jailed for six years and given a five year driving ban

A man involved in a stormy relationship with his former partner broke her finger in a row and then in another argument slammed her arm in a window, a court heard.

A man who threatened to “smash” a taxi driver’s face in if he did not hand over the keys after being charged a £12 fare has been jailed.

A coroner will wait the outcome of criminal proceedings before deciding whether to hold an inquest into the death of a cyclist at Bawsey near King’s Lynn.

A prisoner was discovered with the drug Spice and a mobile phone in his Wayland jail cell, a court heard.

A woman who stole almost £4,000 from a lifeboat charity has been given an eight-month suspended jail sentence.

A man was snared by paedophile hunters while trying to meet a child at Great Yarmouth Library, a court heard.

A van driver was warned he faces jail after he was convicted of causing the death by dangerous driving of a cyclist at Bawsey, near King’s Lynn.

A man used his car as a weapon and reversed into his former partner, leaving her lying injured on a roadside verge, a court heard.

She was just eight when she was raped and sexually assaulted multiple times more than 20 years ago - and today she has described how her “evil” abuser has “robbed” her of ever being happy.

A Norwich man has been jailed after being found guilty of a number of child sex offences, including rape, dating back more than two decades.

A Norfolk police officer was injured trying to save the life of a suicidal man following a two-hour stand-off, a court heard.

A dangerous Norfolk sex offender who raped a six year-old girl has been given a 22 year extended sentence and placed on the sex offenders’ register for life.

An 86-year-old man has been warned he faces jail after he was convicted of a string of historical sexual offences against three girls.

A drug dealer who feared he had cancer claimed he sold cannabis to fund his own self-medication, a court heard.

A burglar who stole antiques from a couple’s home was identified by his ‘distinctive’ bald patch, a court heard.

An inquest into the death of a man who was attacked in a Morrisons supermarket will not be resumed.

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