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Pervert jailed after sexual assaults

A pervert has been jailed for 52 months after he sexually assaulted a teenager over a three-year period.

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Pictured is Robert Taylor, 40, of Pease Hill, Alfreton, who has been jailed for seven years after he was found guilty of attempted robbery and possessing an imitation firearm.

Masked armed thug struck elderly man

A thug wearing a child’s mask attacked an elderly man in his home with what appeared to be a gun.

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Derby Crown Court.

Stalker is spared from jail after making victim’s life hell

A stalker who plagued a former neighbour and made her life hell with Facebook messages and phone calls has been spared from a jail sentence.

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Police have issued a warning to Transit van drivers in Amber Valley.

WARNING: Thieves operating in Amber Valley may be using device to bypass vehicle locks

Owners and drivers of Ford Transit vans are being warned to be vigilant after a number of incidents in the Amber Valley where thieves have managed to get inside vehicles without forcing the locks.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Troubled man attacked hospital security staff after taking an overdose

A troubled young man who had taken an overdose of painkillers and lashed out at hospital security staff has been given a suspended prison sentence.

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Drink-driver was heading to a pub when he was involved in a collision

Drink-driver was heading to a pub when he was involved in a collision

A drink-driver nipped home to get more cash to continue a night-out before being involved in a road crash.

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Speeders beware- stricter driving laws come into force today

Drivers caught speeding face much stricter penalties as from today.

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Cameras head out to these Derbyshire routes to catch speeding drivers

Mobile speed cameras are operating on the following Derbyshire roads until Sunday, May 7.

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Mid Derbyshire MP Pauline Latham

MP presses Government to act over ban on ivory trade

Mid Derbyshire MP Pauline Latham has again called on the Government to step up its efforts towards a ban on ivory sales in the UK.

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Drink-driver who was in a road crash gets a curfew

Drink-driver who was in a road crash gets a curfew

A drink-driver who clipped a curb and was involved in a collision with an on-coming car has been given a curfew.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Serial thief gets a curfew after stealing bottles of whiskey

A serial thief who stole three bottles of whiskey from a supermarket has been given a six-week curfew.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Suspected drink-driver who refused to give sample is banned from the road

A motorist who refused to give a blood sample after he was suspected of drink-driving has been banned from the road.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Heroin addict returned to drugs after taking amphetamines to lose weight

A heroin addict who slipped back into using drugs after he started taking amphetamines to lose weight has twice been caught with a stash of illicit substances.

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Police are investigating an incident in Langley Mill overnight after eye-witness accounts of a street brawl and a suspected stabbing.

Police arrest three people after alleged stabbing

Police investigating an assault where a man was allegedly stabbed have arrested two youths and a woman in connection with the incident.

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Drinker was close to home but still got behind the wheel

Drinker was close to home but still got behind the wheel

A motorist has been banned from the road after she had been drinking at a friend’s home and bumped into a parked car as she tried to drive a short distance home.

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Police are investigating an incident in Langley Mill overnight after eye-witness accounts of a street brawl and a suspected stabbing.

Police launch investigation after reports of a street brawl and suspected stabbing

Police are investigating an incident in Langley Mill overnight after eye-witness accounts of a street brawl and a suspected stabbing.

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Police have released an image of a man, pictured, they would like to speak to as part of an investigation after a purse was allegedly stolen from a pensioner in the Co-op, on Norfolk Street, Glossop, on April 12.

Police want to speak to man and woman, pictured, after purse is allegedly stolen

Police have released images of a man and woman they would like to speak to as part of an investigation after a purse was allegedly stolen in Glossop.

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Police appeal for witnesses after burglar fled with jewellery

Police are appealing for witnesses to a daylight burglary in which the offender was disturbed by someone inside the house.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Man charged with manslaughter and due in court after death of motorist

Police have confirmed that a 30-year-old man has been charged with manslaughter following the death of Stuart Bowdler in Grassmoor earlier this week.

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Derbyshire police offer advice after OAP filmed driving mobility scooter on busy road

Derbyshire police have given advice to a pensioner after he was filmed driving his mobility scooter on a busy road.
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