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Police target underage alcohol sales across North Derbyshire

Police have teamed up with Trading Standards to carry out test purchases at licensed premises across the north of the county.

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Pictured is the Victoria pub, on Knifesmithgate, Chesterfield.

Boozed-up reveller attacked doorman after being turned away from pub

A booze-fuelled man who drank to excess after hearing his mother had been diagnosed with a serious illness has apologised for going on to attack a doorman outside a Chesterfield pub.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Drug-user must pay £235 after he is caught with crack cocaine

A drug-user has been ordered to pay £235 after he was found with crack cocaine after police carried out a raid at a property.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Drink-driver caught after police claim he went through red traffic light

Police caught a drink-driver after they claimed he had gone through a red traffic light and he he had been suspected of speeding.

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Derbyshire Chief Constable Mick Creedon.

Derbyshire Chief Constable in reassurance message after London terror attacks

Derbyshire's Chief Constable has reassured the county's residents that there is no threat to their safety following yesterday's terror attacks in London.

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L-R - Merrick Rhoomes, Dawn Eaton and Kirsty Baxter.

Derbyshire drugs gang jailed for more than 17 years

A Derbyshire-based drugs gang has been jailed for more than 17 years in total for conspiring to supply crack cocaine and heroin.
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A number of incidents have been reported across the area.

Important police warning to residents

Police are urging people to be vigilant after cash was stolen from a number of women in towns across the Amber Valley.
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A man has been arrested and bailed.

Man arrested after suspected cannabis plants found at Peak District property

A man has been arrested and bailed after suspected cannabis plants were found at a Peak District property.
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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Latest Chesterfield magistrates’ court results

The latest Chesterfield magistrates’ court results as published in the March 23 edition of the Derbyshire Times are listed below.

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Nottingham Crown Court

Police crack fearsome gang’s protection and blackmail racket

A terrifying gang targeted four businesses during a protection and blackmail racket that extorted thousands of pounds from victims.

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Man incited under-age youngster to have sex

A youngster from Derbyshire said she has gone from being “a fun and bubbly girl to someone who gets angry a lot” after “being taken advantage” of by a 19-year-old man.

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The incident occurred on Tuesday night.

Police investigate assault on jogger

Police are investigating after a woman out jogging in Belper was assaulted.
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Derby Crown Court

Police charge crown court 'muck spreader' with criminal damage

A man has been charged with criminal damage after allegedly spreading muck across the steps outside Derby Crown Court.

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He will appear in court next month for sentencing.

Convict who escaped from Derbyshire prison captured in Holland

A convict who absconded from an open prison in Derbyshire has been brought back to the UK from Holland.

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The scheme will help tackle alcohol related crime and disorder.

Pubwatch scheme relaunched in Matlock

Police and licensees in Matlock have relaunched the town's Pubwatch scheme to help tackle alcohol related crime and disorder.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Latest Chesterfield magistrates’ court results

The latest Chesterfield magistrates’ court results as published in the March 16 edition of the Derbyshire Times are listed below.

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The room the toddlers were kept 'locked in'. Image issued by the Crown Prosecution Service.

Shocking photo shows room smeared in faeces where toddlers were 'locked in' at Derbyshire home

This shocking photo shows a bedroom smeared in faeces in which two Derbyshire toddlers were 'locked in'.
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Derbyshire is the only force to be suspended from the scheme

Derbyshire police criticised over use of stop and search powers

The Home Secretary has criticised Derbyshire police for the way officers stop and search suspects and made it the only force in country suspended from the Government’s flagship scheme.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Heroin addict headbutted his stepfather after begging for cash

A heroin addict who repeatedly pestered his mother for money ended up headbutting his stepfather after he was turned away from the couple’s home.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Thief tried to walk out of supermarket with a 49inch TV

A thief tried to walk out of a Chesterfield supermarket with a 49inch TV in a trolley before he was stopped by security guards.

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