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Court orders maximum ban for construction boss

Valdek Hetman (61), from Ilkeston, received the maximum ban possible and was joined at Derby Crown Court on Monday 1 October by his accomplice Brendon Doherty, who received a 5-year directorship disqualification for assisting him...

Fraudster jailed after lies and theft of £115,000 uncovered

A 40-year-old woman who stole a total of around £115,000 from two companies she worked for has been sentenced to 53 months in prison.Alaska Freeman, of Derby Road, Radford, appeared at Nottingham Crown Court today...

Parents could lose homes if their children are caught with knives

A tough new blueprint for tackling knife crime in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire has been unveiled.The Knife Crime Strategy 2018 is a pan-agency agreement, led by Nottinghamshire Police and Crime Commissioner Paddy Tipping, setting out an...

Former teacher found guilty of sexual abuse against young girls

A man has been found guilty of sexually abusing two girls 40 years ago.Christopher Metcalfe, 71, was found guilty of two charges of indecent assault at Derby Crown Court on Friday 28 September 2018.Metcalfe,...

Nottingham man jailed for 19 years for murdering his wife

A Nottingham man has been jailed after admitting murdering his wife.Marian Caliman, 32, was arrested after officers were called to reports of a stabbing in Millbank Place, Bestwood Village, at around 10.40pm on Saturday 28...

Notts man jailed for multiple child sex offences

A 23-year-old man who had a ‘step-by-step guide’ for paedophiles has been jailed.Adam Rack, formerly of Mansfield, had a guide which gave information on how to engage in sexual relationships with children. Rack was sentenced...

Woman jailed after admitting 12 child sex offences

A 22-year-old woman has been jailed for three years after admitting a number of child sex offences.Alysia Smedley was already a registered sex offender after previously receiving a suspended sentence in October 2016 for sexual...

Notts man jailed for attacking two police officers

A man has been locked up after admitting to attacking two police officers, hitting one over the head with a glass bottle, during an incident in Eastwood.Lee Carl Wright, 34, of Moon Crescent, Eastwood, was...

Jail for man who conned vulnerable women

A 29-year-old man has been sentenced to 13 months in prison after he conned and stole money from two women.In July 2017, Adam Pevler, of Currie Road in Newark, stole £1100 from a vulnerable woman...

Nottingham man jailed for thee years after drugs found at his home

A 44-year-old man has been jailed for three years after police found cocaine and drugs paraphernalia at his home in Bestwood.Officers carried out a search in Wyton Close after on 25 April 2018 where they...

Eight year sentence for teenager who stabbed youth in the leg with zombie knife

A 19-year-old man who stabbed a 17-year-old boy in the leg in Wollaton Vale has been locked up for eight years.Dejarn McLeod, of Weave Close in Basford, was sentenced at Nottingham Crown Court today (Friday...

Man who drove into ex-wife’s car and attacked her with a knife is jailed

A man who deliberately drove into his ex-wife before attacking her with a knife has been jailed for ten-and-a-half years.Zahier Bashir, 41, was sentenced at Nottingham Crown Court today (Friday 21 September 2018) after pleading...

Bingham man sentenced for drink-driving after hitting pedestrian

A man has been charged with drink driving and driving without due care and attention following an incident at which he initially provided a positive breath sample, but was later under the legal limit.On Wednesday...

Notts man jailed for 15 years for historical sexual abuse crimes against children

A man who sexually assaulted three boys aged between seven and 13 has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.Richard Anthony King, formerly of Sadler Street in Mansfield, appeared at Nottingham Crown Court today (Wednesday...

Teenager charged after running through Nottingham city with a knife

A 15-year-old boy has been charged with possession of a bladed article and criminal damage.He was arrested yesterday in connection with a sighting on CCTV of a boy running through Trinity Square with a knife...

Notts man jailed for 21 months for conning elderly out of £12,000

A Nottinghamshire man has been sentenced to 21 months for conning two elderly women out of £12,800 for house repairs that were never carried out and were found to be unnecessary.John Paul Allen, 23 of...

Man jailed for breaking arms and legs of a three-month-old baby

A 37-year-old man has been jailed for four years after pleading guilty to causing serious harm and suffering to a three-month-old baby boy.In October 2017, the distressed baby was raced to Queen’s Medical Centre with...

Man sentenced after assaulting officer while trying to resist arrest

A man has been sentenced to 28 days in jail for the offences. John Jolly, 31, of Colville Street in Nottingham was sentenced to 28 days imprisonment for resisting arrest during which he assaulted an officer.Officers...

Drink driver jailed for 11 years for causing death by dangerous driving

The heartbroken family of a man who died following a crash on the M1 have spoken of their pride after he decided to donate his organs to help others.Mark Downham, 48, from Chorley, Lancashire, was...

Video: Award for police officer who confronted violent killer

A Derbyshire police officer who confronted a violent killer has been commended for his bravery.PC Richard Edge received a commendation from the Chief Constable at the Derbyshire Constabulary Celebrating Achievement Awards.Held at Derbyshire County Cricket...

Nottingham drug dealer jailed for over three years

A 31-year-old man has been jailed for three years and four months after officers found drugs, cash and a knife in his car while on patrol in Bestwood.Cashel Walters, formerly of Arnold Road, provided a...

Man who drove towards oncoming traffic on the M1 is convicted

A Romanian man who drove the wrong way on the M1 towards oncoming traffic after he’d been involved in an earlier crash has today been convicted of causing the death of a man by dangerous...

Teenager locked up for possession of a firearm

A teenager has today been locked up for three years after admitting possession of a firearm.Officers carried out a search at the 17-year-old's home in Nottingham on 5 June after receiving intelligence and recovered a...

ALL Nottinghamshire reported crime in July 2018: Crime type, street area and investigation outcomes

More than 13,000 crimes were recorded in the Nottinghamshire Police area in July 2018, the most recent available data. See map, zoom to street level and view type of offence, approximate location and investigation outcome...

Cars, drugs, cash and bikes seized in Nottingham warrants

Four cars, five off-road bikes, cash, cannabis plants and a significant amount of suspected Class A drugs were recovered during two warrants this morning (6 September).More than 15 officers were in the 7am briefings as...

Man jailed for child sex exploitation offences

A man has been locked up for five years after admitting multiple child sexual exploitation offences.Fahim Patel, 24, formerly of Kedleston Road, Leicester, was sentenced at Nottingham Crown Court today after he’d pleaded guilty to...

Jail for Nottingham burglar found hiding in woman’s bathroom

A 22-year-old man has been sentenced to two years and eight months after breaking into a young woman’s house and stealing an amount of cash. She found him hiding behind her bathroom door before he...

Nottingham man jailed for historical sexual abuse offences

A 74-year-old man has been jailed for three-and-a-half years after being found guilty of historical sexual offences against two young girls.David Woodward (pictured), of Cawston Gardens, Bulwell, was convicted of two offences of indecent assault...

Nottingham drug dealer jailed for seven years

A drug dealer has been jailed for seven years and six months after his mobile phone records gave away his involvement in supplying heroin, cocaine, crack cocaine and cannabis.Officers searched the home of 23-year-old Donte...

Man who killed a father with ‘one punch’ jailed

A man who killed a devoted father with one punch during a night out with his family in Stapleford has been jailed for two years and nine months.Jack Shepherd, 21, of  Stapleford, had previously pleaded...