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Misuse of ‘Red Devil’ drug causing concern for Sussex Police

Police have raised concerns that a drug is being misused by young people.

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Hastings Magistrates Court

Pevensey man found not guilty of possessing offensive weapons

A Pevensey man has been banned from driving but found not guilty of possessing offensive weapons after police found an axe, ‘machete-like’ knife and baseball bat in the van he was driving.

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UPDATE: Missing teenager Yasmin found safe

UPDATE: Missing teenager Yasmin found safe

A teenager from Eastbourne who went missing a week ago has been found safe and well today (Saturday, January 20).

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A BA plane at Gatwick Airport. File photo

COUNTY NEWS: ‘Drunk’ pilot arrested by police on flight

A British Airways pilot was escorted off a packed flight at Gatwick Airport by armed police moments before take-off after crew suspected he was drunk.

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Court news.

Magistrates Court Results

These are the results for Eastbourne Magistrates’ Court, sitting at Hastings, from January 9 - January 10.

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The scene today

Garage owners devastated after thieves steal £20,000 worth of equipment

A small business is facing risk of closure after thieves broke in and stole around £20,000 worth of equipment.

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Police are appealing for witnesses

Hailsham man pleads guilty to theft and fraud

A Hailsham man has appeared in court charged with a series of theft and fraud offences.

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Sovereign Harbour (Pic by Jon Rigby)

Cat drowns after children ‘throw it into water’ at Sovereign Harbour

An organisation is appealing for information after three children were seen to throw a live cat into the water at Sovereign Harbour.

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Ebay pages selling the goods

Concern old Sussex Police uniforms could be used by criminals

Sussex Police has been criticised for selling off uniforms on eBay to plug a £26.5million funding shortage over fears the equipment could be used by fraudsters targeting the elderly.

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Man arrested in connection with attempted burglary

Man arrested in connection with attempted burglary

A man wanted in connection with an attempted burglary has been arrested.

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Flytipping costs councils and farmers thousands each year

‘Hidden cost’ of flytipping on councils and farmers

An agricultural expert has warned of the ‘hidden cost’ of flytipping on innocent farmers, after it was revealed that councils have spent more than £4.5m on cleaning up the South East in just 12 months.

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Steven Harry Down has Parkinson's and diabetes and no access to the medicine he needs. Sussex Police picture

Search continues for vulnerable man missing from Ore

Police trying to trace a vulnerable missing man from Ore have released this image showing the clothes he was wearing when last seen.

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Police are appealing for witnesses. Pictures Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Six teens in custody after man stabbed in Sussex

Police are appealing for witnesses after two men in their 20s were assaulted last night in Sussex.

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COUNTY NEWS: Police now investigating hunting dog incident at cat sanctuary

COUNTY NEWS: Police now investigating hunting dog incident at cat sanctuary

Police have confirmed they are now investigating an incident where hunting dogs caused chaos at a cat sanctuary, which could lead to prosecution.

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Armed police respond to incident in Eastbourne town centre

Armed police respond to incident in Eastbourne town centre

Armed police responded to an incident in the town centre this afternoon (Tuesday).

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Katy Bourne

Council tax rise to help protect 480 Sussex Police posts

An increase in Sussex Police’s share of council tax would help protect 480 officer and staff posts, according to the county’s police and crime commissioner.

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COUNTY NEWS: Woman arrested for hiding wanted husband from police

A woman has been arrested after hiding her wanted husband from police officers, according to police.

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Ashley Richardson. Picture: Sussex Police

COUNTY NEWS: Drug dealer jailed for supplying ‘cocktail of drugs’

A Sussex drug dealer has been jailed for supplying a cocktail of drugs including crystal meth, cocaine and amphetamines which he advertised as ‘party bags’ in the city, police have said.

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Mohammed Toofek Salih. Picture supplied by the Home Office

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex man jailed for smuggling illegal migrant into UK

A Sussex man has been jailed for attempting to smuggle an illegal migrant into the UK through the Port of Dover, according to the Home Office.

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