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PICTURES: Landlady’s shock as house turned into cannabis factory

A landlady has spoken of her shock after she discovered her property had been turned into a cannabis factory.

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Illegal number plates across the UK

Sussex high up illegal licence plate table

Sussex is high up the list of counties falling foul of the law by driving or keeping a car with an illegal number plate in 2015.

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The trial looking into the death of Mark Manning continued today SUS-140617-144513001

Man was ‘cowering in the corner screaming’ during killing, court hears

Colin Gale thought Mark Manning would ‘come back and get him’ so he decided to ‘finish him off’, the mother of his daughters told a court.

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The knives are from a previous knife surrender in Sussex. SUS-170117-111605001

Blades in Sussex ‘knife surrender’ will make 20ft sculpture in memory of lives lost

Sussex Police is supporting a national initiative to tackle knife crime.

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Former bomb disposal expert Mark Manning SUS-140617-144513001

Pair plotted to kill Lancing man on fishing trip, court hears

Taking him on a fishing trip and throwing his body overboard was one of the methods Colin Gale and Stewart Robertson discussed to ‘get rid of Mark Manning’, a court has heard.

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Richard Jones, 63, formerly known as Richard Ernest Bloch, now of Grange Road, Shanklin. Picture: Sussex Police

COUNTY NEWS: Prison for historic child sex offender

A man from the Isle of Wight is starting a prison sentence for sexual offences against young girls in Sussex, North West London and Kent over the last 25 years.

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Watch out for fraud

Warning over animal charity scam

Fraud and cybercrime experts are warning the public to be on their guard, following reports of social media platforms are being used to attract members of the public to donate money to animal welfare charities overseas that do not exist.

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Police officers told the court of their involvement in the investigation

Police officer tells court how body was found

“It is not local or in water and only two of us could find it.”

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Sussex Police has released body worn video of a man attacking two officers with a hammer in Crawley last year. Picture: Sussex Police

COUNTY NEWS: Police officers attacked with hammer in graphic video

Police have released graphic footage of a man attacking two officers with a hammer.

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Police at Old Steine after a fatal hit and run in Brighton (Photograph: Eddie Mitchell)

County news: Two men released on bail after fatal hit and run

Two men who were arrested in connection with a fatal hit and run in Sussex have been released on bail.

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Police at Old Steine after a fatal hit and run in Brighton (Photograph: Eddie Mitchell)

County news: Two men arrested in connection with fatal hit and run

Two men handed themselves in to Sussex Police yesterday (January 11) in connection with a fatal hit and run.

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Police in Surrey and Sussex ran a campaign to crack down on drink and drug drivers in December 2016. Picture: Sussex Police

Crackdown on drink-drivers yields more convictions

A police campaign to target drink and drug drivers in December resulted in the arrest of 208 individuals in Sussex.

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Court News.

County News: Sussex smokers fined £440 each for dropping a cigarette butt

Three people who dropped cigarette butts and then failed to pay an initial fixed penalty of £75 have been slapped with £440 fines – plus £450 costs and a £44 victim surcharge.

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Police officers told the court of their involvement in the investigation

Lancing father killed by man who owed him £20,000, prosecutors say

Lancing father Mark Manning was killed after a man who owed him money ‘hit him over the head’ and decided to ‘finish him off’, a court heard today.

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RSA Royal Sun Alliance building in Horsham. Pic Steve Robards  SR1613572 SUS-160513-174440001

COUNTY NEWS: Firm fined after ‘losing’ 60,000 customers’ bank details

An insurance firm has been fined £150,000 after a computer device containing the names, addresses and bank details of nearly 60,000 customers was stolen from its Sussex offices.

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Sussex Police are warning of the dangers of social media online dating sites

Police warn of dating site dangers

Police in West Sussex have reminded people to be careful when engaging with others on social media dating sites.

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The 34-year-old was charged yesterday (January 9). Picture: Eddie Mitchell

Drug charge for fiancée of airshow victim

The fiancée of a man killed in the Shoreham Airshow disaster has been charged with dealing speed, police said.

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Homeless woman attacked by group in Worthing alley

Homeless woman attacked by group in Worthing alley

Police are appealing for witnesses after a homeless woman was attacked by a group of three in an alleyway on Wednesday afternoon, a spokesperson said.

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Police officers told the court of their involvement in the investigation

Man accused of murder admits preventing burial

The man on trial for the murder of a former bomb disposal expert from Lancing has admitted to a charge of preventing the lawful burial of a body.

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Arrests after brick thrown through Sompting window

Arrests after brick thrown through Sompting window

Two males were arrested after reports of a brick being thrown through a flat window prompted a police dog search, police said.

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