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Driver is caught with cannabis after police checked his damaged windscreen

A cannabis user was caught with the class B drug after he was approached in his car by police who had been concerned about his damaged windscreen.

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Shelley Taylor in court for stealing from a dementia patient

Cleaner who stole £4,000 from dementia sufferer is spared from jail

The angry son of an elderly dementia sufferer who had thousands of pounds of inheritance cash stolen by a heartless cleaner is furious that the thief has walked free from court.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Prisoner was harassed by ex after he was released from jail

A jilted woman has been warned she faces jail after she became so obsessed with a former prisoner that she bombarded him and his sister with phone calls and texts.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Drink-driver could be sent to jail after breaching suspended sentence

A motorist could be sent to jail after he breached a suspended custodial sentence from a previous conviction when he was caught drink-driving.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Jealous hubby spared from jail after attack

A jealous husband attacked his wife after he had wrongly accused her of being unfaithful.

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Chesterfield Magistrates Court.

Pest faces prison if she reoffends

A cleaner who repeatedly harassed a man she met through work has been warned that she could be sent to prison if she continues with the same behaviour.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Booze-fuelled reveller punched out at vehicles during night-out

A drunken reveller was spotted punching out at vehicles during a night-out in Chesterfield town centre before cracking one motorist’s windscreen and damaging a taxi-driver’s car.

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Bennell was remanded in custody until March.

Former football coach Barry Bennell pleads not guilty to sexual assault of boy

A former football coach with links to Derbyshire has appeared in court to face sexual assault charges.

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Troubled drink-driver was tracked to Peak District beauty spot

An off-duty police officer helped save a drink-driver from harming herself after he spotted her driving erratically and alerted colleagues.

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Scales of justice will swing towards protecting those with things to hide if new legislation is enacted

Drink-driver crashed into car with baby

A boozed-up motorist who collided with an on-coming vehicle with a baby passenger has narrowly been spared from going to jail.

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Fraudsters target social media users for money for non-existent charities

Derbyshire police are teaming up with the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) to raise awareness of a scam which sees people being conned out of money for non-existent charities.

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Paramedics feared drunken man would be hit by passing cars

A man was arrested for being drunk and disorderly at Creswell train station car park after an ambulance crew became concerned he might end up being hit by a car.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Drunken foul-mouthed man is ordered to pay £105

A drunken son who caused a disturbance when he was swearing and banging on the windows of his father’s home has been ordered to pay £105.

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Pictured is Mark Spencer, 48, of  Parks Avenue, South Wingfield, Alfreton, who was jailed for four years after robbing a disabled pensioner.

Heartless coward robbed disabled man of jewellery after pretending to be his pal

A heartless man robbed a disabled pensioner of £1,500 of gold bracelets after he had gained his trust and befriended him.

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Police are appealing for witnesses

Masked gang ram raid Bakewell store

Masked men stole power tools during a ram raid at an agricultural supplies shop in Bakewell.
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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Drink-driver gets ban after collision

A drink-driver who was involved in a collision has been banned from driving for 16 months.

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Appeal after vans are targeted in Eyam

Appeal after vans are targeted in Eyam

Derbyshire Police are appealing for information after vans were targeted in Eyam.

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Sainsbury's at Ripley.

Shoplifter stole £608 of computer goods from store

A thief who stole £608 of computer equipment from a Sainsbury’s store in Ripley has been given 80 hours of unpaid work.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Struggling thief targeted shops after hubby was forced to return to Tunisia

A thief, struggling financially after her husband was forced to go back to Tunisia, targeted three shops during a shoplifting spree.

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