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Government set to impose tougher sentences for killer motorists after Drive for Justice

The Government is proposing to increase the length of sentences for death by dangerous driving cases following campaigns for tougher action including our news group’s Drive for Justice initiative.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Man assaulted partner as he grabbed her phone during a dispute

A man assaulted his partner after he tried to grab her phone as she was calling the police during a dispute.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Troubled son stole PS4 from dad to buy drugs

A troubled son stole his dad’s Playstation 4 console, controller and games to pay for food and drugs.

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Arsonist who absconded from Derbyshire open prison is arrested

An offender who absconded from Sudbury open prison in Derbyshire has been arrested.
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Hubby who attacked wife over old flame is given a community order

Hubby who attacked wife over old flame is given a community order

An estranged husband who attacked his wife after she had been on the phone to a man who had come close to once causing their marriage to break-down has been given a community order.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Drink-driver caught at pub moving car to help delivery lorries

A pensioner was caught drink-driving after he moved his vehicle in a hotel pub car park because he was concerned it might cause an obstruction for delivery lorries.

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Police warning to High Peak van owners

High Peak van owners are being urged to be vigilant following a spate of thefts.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Drink-driver must pay £492 and is banned from the road

A drink-driver has been ordered to pay £492 and been banned from driving for 12 months.

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Christmas lights, Audi TT and bike stolen from Chinley street

Thieves stole a Christmas laser light display which had been installed in the front garden of a house in Chinley.

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CCTV still released after card stolen in Buxton burglary is used

Police have issued a CCTV still in the search for a suspected burglar.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Man caught with cannabis revealed he uses drug for pain relief

A man caught with cannabis revealed he used the drug for pain relief.

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Drug-user told how she stole goods because she left purse at home

A thief told how she stole from a store because she has a drug habit and had forgotten her purse.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Drunk woman warned to keep out of trouble

A woman has been given a warning with a 12 month conditional discharge after she was arrested for being drunk and disorderly.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Hotel guest must pay £1,585 after causing extensive damage to room

A troubled man who had suffered from the breakdown of a relationship caused hundreds of pounds of damage at a hotel room.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Driver gets two-year ban after taking off in partner’s car after row

A motorist who committed driving offences after she drove off between Matlock and Buxton in her partner’s sports car after a row has been banned from the road for two years.

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Tim Frohwein. Picture kindly submitted by family.

TIM FROHWEIN INQUEST: 'We loved him deeply and we always shall'

The wife of Timothy Frohwein - a top-ranking Derbyshire police officer who was found dead in the Peak District - has paid tribute to her husband at the conclusion of his inquest.

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TIM FROHWEIN INQUEST: Police search for tragic Chief Inspector was 'methodical'

A Derbyshire police chief has defended her force's search for a top-ranking officer who was found dead in the Peak District.
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You may be asked to pay more for Derbyshire police

Derbyshire residents may be asked to pay more for policing.

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Derbyshire police investigates reports of historic child abuse in football

Derbyshire Constabulary has revealed it is investigating historical allegations of child sex abuse against a former football coach.
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Thief took GP’s car after stealing purse and keys during appointment

A troubled thief who took his GP’s car after stealing her purse and keys during a medical appointment has narrowly been spared from more time behind bars.

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