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HM Courts Service: Results list for October 13 to 18, 2017

The following are the latest results contributed by HM Courts Service, for cases sentenced by West Sussex Magistrates’ Court sitting at Worthing from October 13 to 18, 2017.

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Boy, 15, arrested on suspicion of criminal damage

Boy, 15, arrested on suspicion of criminal damage

A 15-year-old boy was arrested by police officers investigating damage to beach huts in Lancing, according to Sussex Police

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Lancing man assaulted by two unknown men

Police are appealing for witnesses after a Lancing man was assaulted by two unknown men in Fishersgate.

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Vacuum cleaner and knife block stolen in burglary spree

Vacuum cleaner and knife block stolen in burglary spree

A vacuum cleaner and a knife block were among items stolen in a burglary spree in Littlehampton.

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Police are investigating the spate of burglaries

Police investigating spate of distraction burglaries involving elderly

Police are investigating a spate of distraction burglaries involving elderly residents in the Worthing area.

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Steyning woman charged with drink-driving after A27 collision

Steyning woman charged with drink-driving after A27 collision

A Steyning woman has been charged with drink-driving, after her car was involved in a collision which temporarily closed the A27 in Shoreham on Sunday, police said.

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From left: Maxime Coulibaly, Babucarr Camara and Mustapha John

Littlehampton man jailed for drugs conspiracy

A Littlehampton man has been jailed for his part in a 'conspiracy to pedal dangerous drugs' in Brighton and Hove

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Shop owner Steve Coombes (pictured) said the thief or thieves smashed through the inner back door. Pictures: Derek Martin

Father ‘broken’ after £12,000 theft cancels family Christmas holiday

A father-of-two says he feels ‘broken’ after theives stole £12,000 of equipment from his store in East Worthing on Sunday night.

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Sussex Police has welcomed the announcement

Police welcome for new post to help combat modern slavery in Sussex

Sussex Police has welcomed the announcement, coinciding with Anti-Slavery day tomorrow (October 18), of funding for a new post to help the force combat modern slavery.

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65-year-old Peter Sparkes, from Rustington, has not been seen since Tuesday, October 10. Picture: Sussex Police

65-year-old missing for a week after train journey

Police and family are concerned for the welfare of 65-year-old Peter Sparkes, from Rustington, who has not been seen since Tuesday 10 October.

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Harriet Johnson Centre Sompting. Google Image

‘Disgusting’ – Sompting community centre suffers ‘mindless vandalism’

Staff arriving at a community centre in Sompting on Thursday were greeted with a broken window, ripped up books and urine in the hall in what has been described as an act of ‘mindless vandalism’.

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Sussex conviction rates for hate crime amongst the highest in the country

Sussex conviction rates for hate crime amongst the highest in the country

Those responsible for hate crime in Sussex, Surrey and Kent are much more likely to be convicted for their crimes than in other parts of the country.

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Andy Sparsis, who owns several restaurants in Worthing

‘Fantastic news’ as stolen red tractor is found

A Worthing restaurant owner was delighted to discover his unique red tractor, which was stolen last week, has been found.

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Charcoal Grill Kebab in Shoreham. Google Image

Two arrested after chase by ‘brave’ Shoreham kebab shop owner

Two men were arrested after police and a kebab shop owner pursued them from Shoreham to Brighton.

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Staff arrived at the store this morning and found the window smashed. Pictures: Eddie Mitchell

UPDATE: Police hunt man after watches snatched through smashed store window

A smash and grab theft in which watches were stolen from a Worthing town centre store has prompted a police investigation.

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Kelly Jane Hodd, 29, unemployed, of Martingale Close, St Leonards admitted to 19 counts of fraud and related offences

COUNTY NEWS: Fraudster admits to taking £20,000

A 'convincing liar' who admitted to stealing more than £20,000 in a series of fraud offences has been given a suspended prison sentence.

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Photo: Sussex Police

Drug-driver caught more than 40 times over limit in Lancing

A building labourer, who was found to be more than 40 times the drug-driving limit when pulled over by police in Lancing, has been disqualified from driving for four years.

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Katy Bourne

Sussex PCC’s video log: Working together is key to fighting anti-social behaviour

Filmed ahead of the Police & Crime Commissioner's ‘Listen Live: Partners Together’ crime summit this video examines anti-social behaviour in Hastings and Rother, and some of the great partnership work which is taking place in the area to tackle it.
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The incident happened in South Farm Road in the early hours of Sunday. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

Man found lying in road had ‘no recollection’ of incident

A man found lying in the road in the early hours of yesterday morning had ‘no recollection’ of what happened, police said.

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Dominic Raab - why tougher penalties for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

Dominic Raab - why tougher penalties for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

In a split second, someone’s life can be changed forever.

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