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Nottingham man given hospital order after admitting child sexual offences

A 30-year-old man has been given an indeterminate hospital order after being convicted of a catalogue of serious sexual offences against two girls.Simon Limb, formerly of Corporation Oaks, St Ann's, pleaded guilty at Nottingham Crown...

Life sentence for West Bridgford man after Epperstone Court murder

A man who stabbed another man to death in West Bridgford has been jailed for life.Andrew Clark, 54, of Bassingfield Lane, Gamston, was murdered in a flat at Epperstone Court, West Bridgford, on 5 January...

Group who committed ‘vicious attack’ in Clumber Street Nottingham sentenced

A group of young men committed a vicious attack after getting caught up in 'pack mentality' following a night out.Footage captured on CCTV and a mobile phone showed a series of altercations break out between...

Man who pointed gun at officers and rammed police cars with vehicle is jailed

A 57-year-old man who threatened officers with a handgun has been sentenced to three-and-a-half years in prison.Officers had attended the home of Thomas Whelan, in Orchard Street, Newthorpe, following a concern for his safety on...

Man jailed for 12 years for a ‘terrifying’ string of stabbings and robberies across Nottingham

A man described as “a danger to the community” has been locked up for 12 years after stabbing a man five times and committing a string of terrifying knife-point robberies.Twenty-two-year-old Kaison Midgley, of no fixed...

Teen who attempted to flee from police on stolen moped sentenced

A teenage motorcycle thief who put lives at risk as he led police on a dangerous pursuit through Nottingham has been sent to a young offenders’ institution.Officers spotted Jaydon Marriott, 18, speeding at 40pm along...

Cotgrave man returns from holiday to find police discovered his cannabis set-up

A man came back from holiday with a bump when he discovered his flat had broken into - which led police to discover his mini cannabis farm.Police were called to a report of a break-in...

Man, 55, jailed for two years for non-recent child sexual offences

A man has been jailed after pleading guilty to non-recent child sexual offences.Anthony Green, 55, pleaded guilty to three charges of gross indecency with a girl under 16 and one charge of indecent assault on...

Nottinghamshire Police supports massive nationwide drugs operation

Nottinghamshire Police has supported the UK’s most significant law enforcement operation in the fight against drugs.Officers from Nottinghamshire Police and the East Midlands Special Operations Unit (EMSOU) carried out warrants across Nottinghamshire, including in Eastwood...

Driver who went on rampage ending in pensioner’s death is given life sentence

A man who killed an 87-year-old grandfather after driving into him at a bus stop in Mansfield Woodhouse has today been handed a life sentence – with a minimum of 14 years to serve.Gavin Collins,...

Knife carrying Nottingham drug dealer jailed

A 19-year-old man who tried to evade police on his bicycle has been sentenced to 29 months in prison after officers found a knife and class A and B drugs in his possession.Mason Knight, of...

Man filmed waving knife after Nottingham stabbing is jailed for 12 years

A man filmed wildly waving a knife around in a busy city centre street after leaving a teenager fighting for his life has been jailed for 12 years.Judah Chilink, of Ryehill Close, The Meadows, was...

Man jailed for multiple bicycle thefts at Queen’s Medical Centre and University of Nottingham

A 33-year-old man has been sentenced to 14 months imprisonment for stealing eight bikes from outside the QMC and University of Nottingham Campus between 2 November 2019 and 25 March 2020.Nottinghamshire Police had received multiple...

Clifton man jailed after being caught with a knife at Pryzm nightclub

A man failed to take his second chance when he was given a suspended sentence - and landed himself in jail for carrying a knife.Officers were called to Pryzm Nightclub, in Lower Parliament Street, in...

Couple sentenced after cannabis grow is found in Clifton

A couple arrested after police found a cannabis grow in the loft of a Clifton home have been given suspended prison sentences.Officers discovered a grow of 12 plants after executing a warrant at an address...

Burglar jailed after fingerprints found on his celebratory beer can

A burglar who targeted the same property three times in as many weeks was caught by police after he enjoyed a post-crime beer.Adrian Chaladus, 29, forced entry to an empty property in Osborne Grove, Nottingham,...

Jail for man who robbed two women at knifepoint in Notts alleyway

A knifepoint robber who was arrested after threatening two women in an alleyway has been put behind bars.The victims were out walking together around the Kimberley area, on the night of 26 March 2020, when...

Jail for Nottingham man who robbed delivery driver and spat at a police officer

A man who robbed a pizza delivery driver and later spat at a police officer has been jailed for 21 months.Ryan Francis, 36, of Forest Road West, Nottingham, pleaded guilty to robbery, assault of an...

Nottingham double shooting: Police arrest two teenagers

Two teenagers have been arrested in connection with a double shooting after police executed warrants in Bulwell and Top Valley last night (Tuesday 23 June 2020).A 17-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of wounding with...

Nottinghamshire armed robbers jailed for total of over 24 years

This is the terrifying moment a robber held a gun to a woman's head in the first of a series of three armed raids.The 26-year-old, of no fixed address, was branded "dangerous" by Judge James...

Man wanted for five years in Poland found hiding under a bed in Nottingham

A 28-year-old man wanted for more than five years by Polish authorities in connection with violent robberies was found hiding under a bed in Nottingham today.The man was arrested in connection with two European Arrest...

Drug dealer sentenced after scales and dealer list found during search of home

A 22-year-old drug dealer has been sentenced after a set of scales and a phone was hidden under the floorboards and cannabis and mamba were seized.Officers also found a dealer list, as well as other...

Jail for men who burgled Nottingham students at gunpoint

Six men who terrified a trio of students during a gun-point burglary in Nottingham have been jailed for a total of nearly 40 years – thanks to modern technology and some very speedy police work.The...

Boy jailed after his DNA recovered from a weapon links him to serious stabbing

A police investigation which used DNA to link a teenager to a serious stabbing in Nottingham city centre has led to him being locked up for four years.The 17-year-old boy, who cannot be named...

Notts man, 42, who posed as teenager to groom girl is jailed for five years

A man who posed as a teenager to groom a 14-year-old girl online has been jailed for five years after admitting child sexual offences.Neville Poole, 42, befriended the girl on social media and made up...

Nottingham man jailed after pub assault

A man who punched another man to the floor and kicked him as he appeared to lay unconscious has been sentenced to eight months in prison.Perry Mason, 29, of HMP Nottingham, appeared at Nottingham Crown...

Prolific burglar jailed for over eight years

A man who committed an aggravated burglary in Woodthorpe, burgled a house in Mapperley and tried to break into a house in Carlton has been locked up for eight years and three months.Christian Lawson appeared...

Organised gang who operated from Nottingham barber shop jailed for more than 50 years

Members of an organised drugs gang that operated from a Bestwood barber shop as well as other locations in Nottinghamshire have been jailed for a combined total of more than 50 years.The gang had been...

Wanted man stops for coffee in Colwick – and gets arrested

A man wanted by police since the beginning of this year was arrested in Nottingham yesterday.The 32-year-old man, wanted in connection with money laundering offences in Nottinghamshire and Kent, was suspected to have left the...

Man jailed following Nottinghamshire shoplifting spree

A 40-year-old man has been jailed for 14 months following a three-month shoplifting spree.Leeroy Simpson, of Croft Avenue in Long Eaton, pleaded guilty to breaching a criminal behaviour order and ten shop thefts at Nottingham...