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Robbers who stole £32,000 from Crich Post Office jailed

Two men who stole more than £32,000 from Crich Post Office have been jailed.

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Don't speed anywhere.

Speeding crackdown on 24 Derbyshire roads

Mobile speed cameras are operating on the following Derbyshire roads until Wednesday, December 20.

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Call police on 101 if you have any information.

Woman allegedly assaulted after dispute at Matlock petrol station

Police are appealing for information after a woman was allegedly assaulted following a dispute between drivers at a Matlock petrol station.

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Latest jailed criminals make for a shocking rogues' gallery

A rogues’ gallery of jailed offenders who have recently been brought to justice after committing crime in Derbyshire is highlighted below.

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Sgt. Andy Wordsworth (Derbyshire Rural Crime Team), Farmer Michael Burnett and PCC Hardyal Dhindsa at Wye Farm in Rowsley

Free security check-ups for Dales farms

Dales farms are being offered a free security check-up as police crack down on rural crime.

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The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for snow and ice over the next few days.

SNOW AND ICE WARNING: Derbyshire police urge drivers to take care

Derbyshire police are urging drivers to take care over the next few days with snow and ice set to hit the county.
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Pictured is Derbyshire County Council, at County Hall, Matlock.

County council apologises after child care worker sexually abused youngsters

Derbyshire County Council has apologised after former care worker Duncan Ritchie was jailed for sexually abusing five teenagers during the 1980s.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Latest Chesterfield magistrates’ court results

The latest Chesterfield magistrates’ court results as published in the December 12 edition of the Derbyshire Times are listed below.

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Matthew Birks

Robber who targeted 85-year-old man in his Derbyshire home is jailed

A robber who tried to force his way into a house in the middle of the night was fended off by a pensioner who struck him over the head with his walking stick.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Boozed-up son smashed up his dad’s high-powered car

A boozed-up man who smashed up his father’s car has been given a 12 month community order with 80 hours of unpaid work.

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Pictured is Thomas David Causer, 34, of Park Road, Ripley, who has been jailed for 34 weeks after committing 21 offences including thefts, fraud and handling stolen goods.

One-man crimewave is jailed after committing 21 offences

A serial thief and fraudster who committed 21 offences during a crime spree has been put behind bars.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Man smashed window at ex’s home after a row

A man who accused his partner of cheating smashed a window at her home and was seen waving a stick around.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Jilted thug grabbed his ex-partner by the neck

A jilted thug attacked his ex-girlfriend after she had told him the relationship was over and she had started seeing someone else.

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Don't make your home a target for burglars this Christmas.

Top tips to avoid a Christmas burglary

Christmas may traditionally be the time for goodwill - but 'Grinch-like' criminals don't subscribe to that view.
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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Booze-and-drug-fuelled man attacked his ex during a wrecking spree

A booze-and-drug-fuelled man attacked his ex-partner and went on a wrecking spree at her home.

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Pictured is a drink-driving bearthalyser.

Boozy motorist claimed she is usually teetotal

A Belper drink-driver with health issues claimed she is normally teetotal but had become badly affected by alcohol due to medication she had been taking.

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Derby magistrates' court.

Drink-driver got behind the wheel to go short distance for cigarettes

A boozed-up man made a foolish decision to drive a short distance from his home to buy cigarettes after he had run out of them.

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The headteacher of All Saints school in Matlock has echoed the police request for drivers to show greater consideration.

Community complaints spark police appeal to Matlock school run drivers

Derbyshire police have called on parents and carers to be more considerate of their impact on other road users and residents in school areas.

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Officers patrol as Derbyshire rape investigation continues

Derbyshire police officers were on patrol in last night as the investigation into last weekend’s rape continues.
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A woman has been arrested on suspicion of neglecting a child after a toddler spent the evening being looked after in a police station.

NATIONAL NEWS: Woman arrested on suspicion of neglect after unaccompanied toddler wanders into shop

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of neglecting a child after a toddler spent the evening being looked after in a police station.

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