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Man jailed after 400 cocaine and heroin wraps found in car

A 22-year-old driver has been jailed for 16 months after being found in possession of a large quantity of class A drugs following a stop search.Gideon Adu, of Plumstead Common Road, Greenwich in London...

Mansfield man sentenced for attempted telephone sex acts with a ‘14-year-old girl’

A man who attempted to entice a woman he believed to be a 14-year-old girl to perform a sex act over the phone has been sentenced.Anthony Chell, 50, made contact with her via a social...

Burglar jailed after ‘ferocious attack’ on police officers

A burglar who tried to conceal himself inside a sofa bed before assaulting three police officers has been jailed.Matthew Meakin, 29, committed two burglaries in Newark in March of this year – the first at...

Nottingham man splashed urine and spat at police officers while saying he was Covid positive

A man has been sentenced to a year in prison after he splashed urine and water in a Nottinghamshire Detention Officer's face, spat at three other officers and physically assaulted two of them.Officers on patrol...

Nottingham man convicted of knife offence after DNA analysis

A man who attempted to hide a knife from police by dropping it through a drain cover has been sentenced – thanks to DNA analysis.Nathan Russell was pulled over and searched by police as he...

Arnold man sentenced for stalking and indecent images

A man who downloaded indecent images of children and stalked a woman has been sentenced at Nottingham Crown Court.Domonic Hannon, 38, of Arnold, was arrested by Nottinghamshire Police after it was reported he had posted...

Notts phone repair shop burglar jailed after stealing £10,000 worth of devices

A burglar who stole around £10,000 worth of devices from a phone shop and tried to break into another store has been sentenced to two years, ten months in prison.Ian Shakespeare, formerly of Broxtowe admitted...

Woman jailed after officers find shotgun in secret compartment at Nottingham address

A woman has been sentenced to nine months in prison after officers found a gun hidden behind the oven in her home.A search warrant was carried out in Muriel Street in Bulwell at around 10.30am...

Two teenagers found guilty by jury following Ezekiel Clarke’s death

Two teenagers have been found guilty following the death of 17-year-old Ezekiel Clarke who was murdered in February.A 16-year old boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has been found guilty of murder. He...

Appeal as detectives investigate two sexual assaults in Ashfield

Police investigating two reports of sexual assaults in the Ashfield district are urging members of the public to be vigilant and appealing for any witnesses to come forward.A woman was walking along Glenside, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, at...

Fourth arrest after violent attempted robbery in Nottingham

A fourth man has been arrested in connection with a violent attempted robbery during which a man was reportedly hit over the head with a hammer.The incident took place in Forster Street, Radford, on Monday...

Jail for drink-driver who injured pedestrian after driving on wrong side of road

A drink-driver who sped down a road in Worksop in March after drinking several rum and cokes, hitting a pedestrian causing injuries, has been jailed.Ryan Littlewood, 27, of Chestnut Drive, Creswell in Worksop has also...

Nottingham rapist jailed after Find iPhone tracks him down

A man who raped a woman on a night out in Nottingham city centre has been jailed for more than nine years.On the evening of Wednesday 20 February, Michael Doyle, 28., of no fixed address,...

Nottingham men jailed for £150,000 drugs conspiracy

Police officers uncovered a major conspiracy to supply Class A and B drugs across the country after stopping a car in Top Valley.The vehicle smelt strongly of cannabis so officers carried out a search of...

Man jailed after being seen on CCTV carrying a stolen TV

A 31-year-old man has been jailed after he was caught on CCTV carrying a stolen TV to a local shop to sell minutes after the crime had been committed.He also left a stubbed out cigarette...

Nottingham man jailed for using young person as drugs mule

A Nottingham man has been jailed after using a vulnerable young person as a drugs mule.Ryan Vaughn, 45, of Bestwood, was sentenced to three years and seven months in prison at Nottingham Crown Court today...

CCTV shows Jordan Sinnott’s final moments as two men convicted of his murder

Nottinghamshire Police has released CCTV footage showing the final moments before professional footballer Jordan Sinnott was fatally attacked, as two men face jail for his killing.Jordan Sinnott, 25, died in hospital after being punched a...

Nottingham man jailed after robbing store armed with a sledgehammer

A man who burgled a Bulwell convenience store carrying a sledgehammer, leaving the business more than £7,000 out of pocket, has been jailed.Delwyn McCaffery, 40, of Donbas Close, Bulwell, smashed the windows of the McColl’s...

Three Nottingham men sentenced after ‘vicious assault’ in the city centre

Three men have been sentenced following a vicious assault in Nottingham City Centre.Two of the men were jailed for a total of 31 months, while a third was handed a suspended sentence of 18 months.Kiantae...

Two year community order for Notts man who had almost 8,000 indecent images of children

A man has been banned from working with children and placed on the sexual offenders register for five years after he was caught with almost 8,000 indecent images of children.Between October 2018 and July 2019,...

Nottingham man gets suspended sentence after stabbing in Top Valley

A 20-year-old man has been sentenced following an altercation in a Top Valley street, during which a man was stabbed in the arm.Owen Fletcher, of Nottingham, pleaded guilty to possession of an offensive weapon at...

Anger after East Midlands overlooked for emergency Nightingale Courts

Nightingale Courts - Nightingale Courts PCCs from the East Midlands have spoken out after the region was excluded in government plans for ten new temporary courts to tackle the Covid-19 backlog.The Government has identified ten areas in...

Nottingham man jailed for catalogue of abuse against his father

A man has been jailed for two years and eight months after a catalogue of abuse against his father.Rutger McNally, 29, of Cranwell Road in Broxtowe, Nottingham, was sentenced at Nottingham Crown Court on Tuesday...

Jail for man who broke into Nottingham house and stole food

A man who told residents he had broken into their house because he was hungry has been sentenced to eight months in prison.Mugaleta Tewelde, formerly of no fixed abode, was detained by two men living...

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...