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HM Courts Service: Results list for February 5 to 9, 2018

The following are the latest results contributed by HM Courts Service, for cases sentenced by West Sussex Magistrates’ Court sitting at Worthing from February 5 to 9, 2018.

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Lintot Square, Southwater. Pic Steve Robards SR1722766 SUS-170916-085100001

COUNTY NEWS: Village square evacuated due to ‘explosive device’

Police have cordoned off a village square to deal with a suspected explosive device.

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Steyning man given curfew following 20-person street fight

Steyning man given curfew following 20-person street fight

A Steyning man has been given a ten-week curfew order for assaulting two police officers, according to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS).

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Trader prosecuted for selling fake Rolex watches

Trader prosecuted for selling fake Rolex watches

A trader, who made more than £659,000 selling fake Rolex watches in West Sussex, has been prosecuted by West Sussex Trading Standards.

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Illegal packets of cigarettes and tobacco found at a Worthing shop

Discover the dangers of fake tobacco in Worthing

The dangers of illicit tobacco will be highlighted by West Sussex Trading Standards officers, accompanied by sniffer dogs and a handler, at an event in Worthing.

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Councillors Val Turner and Dave Simmons, of the Adur & Worthing Safer Communities Partnership, have raised concerns about proposed cuts to its funding.

Cuts to community safety partnership funding for Adur and Worthing

Cuts to funding for community safety partnership (CSP) work across Adur and Worthing have been described as ‘unwelcome’ by councillors.

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Cake-buying campaigner who spent 10 hours on oil rig lorry sentenced

An anti-fracking campaigner who climbed on an oil rig lorry when he went to buy a cake from a service station in Sussex has been landed with a criminal record.

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Sussex Police issue Valentines Day appeal for Dean Mazirel from Worthing

Police issue Valentine’s Day appeal for wanted Worthing man

Sussex Police has issued a Valentine’s Day appeal to help ‘secure a date’ with a wanted Worthing man.

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Dr Peter Whittick, who climbed on an oil rig lorry, is due to appear at court tomorrow (February 14). Picture: Keep Billingshurst Frack Free

Sussex activist who climbed on oil rig lorry to appear at court

A Sussex activist who climbed on an oil rig lorry as an ‘act of conscientious’ could face a prison sentence, according to a campaign group.

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Steyning man suspected of arranging to meet girl in Lancing

Steyning man suspected of arranging to meet girl in Lancing

A Steyning man has been arrested on suspicion of arranging to meet a girl under the age of 16 in Lancing after online grooming, police have said.

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Police have released this image in connection with the incident

Appeal after aggravated burglary in Worthing

Police are appealing for witnesses following an ‘alarming and distressing’ aggravated burglary in Worthing.

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Ex-undercover policeman Neil Woods spoke about Worthing drug crime. Picture: Steve Robards

Undercover policeman speaks out over Worthing drug crime

A former undercover officer who spent time busting organised crime groups in Worthing and Adur has said he thinks his actions did more harm than good.

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Police advice on what to do if your mobile phone is stolen

Police advice on what to do if your mobile phone is stolen

Police have released advice on how to protect your mobile phone from theft – and the best ways to be protect your information if it is stolen.

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UPDATE: Missing girls are found

UPDATE: Missing girls are found

Police have announced that two missing girls have been found.

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Car damaged in M23 crash

COUNTY NEWS: ‘I should have had a bigger burger’ drink-driver tells police after crash

A drink-driver who crashed his car on the M23 claimed he ‘should have had a bigger burger’.

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Robert Trigg, pictured arriving at Lewes Crown Court last year, after being found guilty of murder and manslaughter. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

‘We don’t trust police’, says father of Robert Trigg victim as review passed to police watchdog

A review into Sussex Police’s investigation of the deaths of two Worthing women at the hands of serial domestic abuser Robert Trigg has been referred to a police watchdog.

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PHOTOS: Armed police step in after gunman’s ‘threats to kill’

A Sompting road was cordoned off last night (February 8) as police dealt with a gunman.
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HM Courts Service: Results list for January 23 to February 2, 2018

HM Courts Service: Results list for January 23 to February 2, 2018

The following are the latest results contributed by HM Courts Service, for cases sentenced by West Sussex Magistrates’ Court sitting at Worthing from January 23 to February 2, 2018.

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Worthing Town Hall

Council watchdog to quiz police chiefs

Police chiefs will be grilled on operational issues by councillors from Adur and Worthing – and the public are invited to have their say.

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Samuel Morgan has had his sentence reduced by five months on appeal. Picture by Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Drug-dealer has sentence for knife crime reduced

A drug-dealer jailed for a knife crime which led to the death of a teenager has won his appeal to have his prison sentence reduced.

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