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Serial burglar is jailed after leaving blood DNA at crime scene

A burglar who raided a Derbyshire home has been brought to justice after he was linked to blood he left behind at the scene of the crime.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Thug threatened teenager in the street before attacking the youngster’s parents

A thug who threatened a teenager and attacked his parents in the street has narrowly been spared from a custodial sentence.

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Chesterfield Royal Hospital

Boozed-up man must pay £305 after damaging hospital door

A booze-fuelled man who kicked and damaged a door at a hospital has been ordered to pay £305 in compensation, costs and a surcharge.

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Pictured are some of the rare 50 pence pieces that could prove much more vaulable.

Check your change as rare 50p turns out to be a money-spinner

People are being urged to check their pockets, piggy-banks and down the back of the couch after a rare 50 pence piece has sold for 240 times its value.

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Alcohol awareness campaign "Intoxicated" is being rolled out by police and partners

Police and partners launch crackdown on alcohol-related crime and encourage responsible drinking

A major alcohol awareness campaign has been unveiled in Derbyshire uniting police, licensing teams, community volunteers, door supervisors, pub and club staff and PubWatch to encourage responsible drinking.

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Pictured is a drink-driving bearthalyser.

Estranged husband tipped-off police about his drink-driving wife

A motorist has been banned from the road for 14 months after her estranged husband tipped-off police that she was drink-driving.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Stalker gets a five-year restraining order after hounding his ex

A stalker has been given a five-year restraining order after he plagued his ex-partner by loitering near her home and her college and by following her.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Offender collapsed after taking psycho Zombie Drug Black Mamba in town centre

A reformed drug-user has been given a warning after he was caught with cannabis-based street drug Black Mamba which is causing misery across the UK.

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Derbyshire police issue advice to keep shoppers safe from fraud this Christmas

Derbyshire police issue advice to keep shoppers safe from fraud this Christmas

Derbyshire police has issued advice to help prevent shoppers from becoming victims of fraud over the festive season.

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Robert Lee.

Man who raped woman in Buxton alleyway is jailed

A man who dragged a woman into an alleyway in Buxton and raped her twice at knifepoint has been jailed.
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Pictured is Wayne Durrance, 40, of Norbury Close, Holme Hall, Chesterfield, who has been jailed for 12 weeks after being drunk and disorderly, twice causing damage and twice failing to surrender to custody.

Booze-plagued man is jailed after offences

A booze-troubled thug who smashed a car wing mirror and a window at his former partner’s home has been jailed.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Shoplifter struck twice to feed a drug addiction

A desperate man who stole cosmetics, razors and air fresheners with a co-accused to fund their drug habits has narrowly been spared from a custodial sentence.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Offender is threatened with jail after failing to pay over £2,000 in fines

An offender who has failed to pay off an outstanding £2,347.20 in fines, costs, surcharges and compensation has been warned he could go to prison.

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Derbyshire police have launched a firearms amnesty.

VIDEO: Can you tell which gun is real?

Can you tell the difference between the two pistols shown in this video?

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Bad tempered boss armed with piece of timber threatened colleague

An out-of-control manager armed with a piece of timber threatened a colleague after a long-running dispute.

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Barbara Mayo.

Police re-appeal after 1970 murder of Barbara Mayo

Derbyshire police have renewed their appeal for information into the murder of Barbara Mayo.
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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Speeding drink-driver is banned from the road

A speeding drink-driver has been ordered to pay £673 and has been banned from the road for 15 months.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Mentally-ill man slapped and grabbed his ex by the neck

A mentally-troubled man who assaulted his former partner twice and made her life hell has been given a chance to turn his life around.

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Derbyshire police force praised as ‘efficient’ by Government watchdog

Derbyshire police force praised as ‘efficient’ by Government watchdog

A Government report has praised Derbyshire Constabulary for the efficient way it keeps people safe and reduces crime.

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The Government says it is 'very sensitive' to the pressures police are under.

'We simply cannot keep doing more with less'

Derbyshire's Police and Crime Commissioner has issued a warning that 'we simply cannot keep doing more with less'.
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