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Drug-driver caught by police with cannabis and cocaine traces in his system

A drug-driver who was caught by police with cannabis and cocaine traces in his system while driving without a licence or insurance has been brought to justice.

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'Homeless' people on New Beetwell Street in Chesterfield.

ZOMBIE DRUG: Former legal high ‘rife among Chesterfield homeless’

Many rough sleepers in Chesterfield are using a strong synthetic versions of cannabis, Derbyshire Police have revealed.

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Pictured is Beetwell Street, Chesterfield.

Court shows mercy for bereaved homeless man after fracas

Magistrates have taken sympathy on a bereaved homeless man who had been abusive and threatening to security staff and police.

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Pictured is Shane Barker, 39, of Harrogate Crescent, Breadsall, who has been jailed for nine months for damage, theft and harassment.

Shameful Derbyshire uncle threatened to use blow torch on niece’s feet

A despicable man who stole from his nephew and threatened to hurt his sister’s young daughter has been jailed for nine months.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Boozed-up husband assaulted his wife after a row

A booze-fuelled husband assaulted his wife after a row and left her with a bleeding nose.

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Boozed-up thug punched man and left him with permanent eye injury

Boozed-up thug punched man and left him with permanent eye injury

A booze-fuelled thug who punched a man and left him with a permanent eye injury has been spared from being put behind bars.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Man racially abused his girlfriend’s father and kicked his door

A man racially abused the father of his girlfriend and damaged a door at his home after his partner had returned to her parents.

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Nottingham Crown Court

Man helped fearsome blackmailer stay on the run from police

A man who tried to help a fearsome blackmailer to evade police has been found guilty of perverting the course of justice.

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Chesterfield Hotel.

BLEACH ATTACK: Chesterfield Hotel-linked businessman - currently behind bars - protests innocence

A Chesterfield Hotel-linked businessman who was convicted of a 'deplorable' crime insists he is innocent and is pursuing an appeal.

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Man attacked estranged wife after fearing he would be left destitute

Man attacked estranged wife after fearing he would be left destitute

A man unleashed a nasty attack on his estranged wife after they had separated and the pressure of a financial settlement had left him fearing he could be left destitute.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Man who punched hole in ex’s wall gets a community order

A man has been given a community order for causing damage on the same day when he had just completed a previous community order for a previous conviction.

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A police van outside Manor Farm in West Handley.

Masked machete-wielding men imprison couple in Derbyshire farmhouse burglary

Officers investigating an aggravated burglary in which a couple were locked in a room are appealing for information.

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Police.

Police target underage alcohol sales across North Derbyshire

Police have teamed up with Trading Standards to carry out test purchases at licensed premises across the north of the county.

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Police.

Did robbery victim bang on your car window?

Police are appealing to shoppers who might have witnessed a woman running away from a robber.

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Pictured is the Victoria pub, on Knifesmithgate, Chesterfield.

Boozed-up reveller attacked doorman after being turned away from pub

A booze-fuelled man who drank to excess after hearing his mother had been diagnosed with a serious illness has apologised for going on to attack a doorman outside a Chesterfield pub.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Drug-user must pay £235 after he is caught with crack cocaine

A drug-user has been ordered to pay £235 after he was found with crack cocaine after police carried out a raid at a property.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Drink-driver caught after police claim he went through red traffic light

Police caught a drink-driver after they claimed he had gone through a red traffic light and he he had been suspected of speeding.

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Derbyshire Chief Constable Mick Creedon.

Derbyshire Chief Constable in reassurance message after London terror attacks

Derbyshire's Chief Constable has reassured the county's residents that there is no threat to their safety following yesterday's terror attacks in London.

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L-R - Merrick Rhoomes, Dawn Eaton and Kirsty Baxter.

Derbyshire drugs gang jailed for more than 17 years

A Derbyshire-based drugs gang has been jailed for more than 17 years in total for conspiring to supply crack cocaine and heroin.
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A number of incidents have been reported across the area.

Important police warning to residents

Police are urging people to be vigilant after cash was stolen from a number of women in towns across the Amber Valley.
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