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HM Courts Service: Results list for February 5 to 9, 2018

The following are the latest results contributed by HM Courts Service, for cases sentenced by West Sussex Magistrates’ Court sitting at Worthing from February 5 to 9, 2018.

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Drink-driving headteacher quits her post at Waterlooville primary school

A DRINK-DRIVING headteacher has quit her school after crashing into an elderly couple.

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Lintot Square, Southwater. Pic Steve Robards SR1722766 SUS-170916-085100001

COUNTY NEWS: Village square evacuated due to ‘explosive device’

Police have cordoned off a village square to deal with a suspected explosive device.

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Cash stolen from elderly women in distraction burglaries

Cash stolen from elderly women in distraction burglaries

Police are appealing for witnesses after two elderly women in Chichester and Bognor Regis fell victim to distraction burglaries.

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Sniffer dogs in Bognor to highlight fake tobacco dangers

Tuesday will see sniffer dogs and trading standards officers take to Bognor's London Road to highlight the dangers of fake tobacco.

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Cake-buying campaigner who spent 10 hours on oil rig lorry sentenced

An anti-fracking campaigner who climbed on an oil rig lorry when he went to buy a cake from a service station in Sussex has been landed with a criminal record.

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Pamela is wanted for failing to appear at court suspected of making off without payment on three occasions. Picture: Sussex Police

Police want Valentine’s date with flightrisk Pam from Bognor

Can you hook your local bobby on the beat up with a date this Valentine’s Day? They’ve been stood up.

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Dr Peter Whittick, who climbed on an oil rig lorry, is due to appear at court tomorrow (February 14). Picture: Keep Billingshurst Frack Free

Sussex activist who climbed on oil rig lorry to appear at court

A Sussex activist who climbed on an oil rig lorry as an ‘act of conscientious’ could face a prison sentence, according to a campaign group.

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The car was left in a bad state after the collision. Inset: PD Vinnie. Pictures: Sussex Police

Dog finds Selsey drink-driver who fled from telephone pole crash

This mangled wreck was the result of a motorist being almost twice the drink-drive limit.

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George Bell was Bishop of Chichester from 1929 until his death on October 3 1958

Church defends its position on Bishop Bell amid mounting pressure

A Church of England representative has defended its position amid mounting pressure over its handling of abuse allegations against Bishop George Bell.

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Police advice on what to do if your mobile phone is stolen

Police advice on what to do if your mobile phone is stolen

Police have released advice on how to protect your mobile phone from theft – and the best ways to be protect your information if it is stolen.

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Car damaged in M23 crash

COUNTY NEWS: ‘I should have had a bigger burger’ drink-driver tells police after crash

A drink-driver who crashed his car on the M23 claimed he ‘should have had a bigger burger’.

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Chichester call-blocking firm’s director banned for nuisance calls

A woman whose firm made hundreds of nuisance calls to people – in a bid to sell them its own call-blocking device – has been banned for six years.

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HM Courts Service: Results list for January 23 to February 2, 2018

The following are the latest results contributed by HM Courts Service, for cases sentenced by West Sussex Magistrates’ Court sitting at Worthing from January 23 to February 2, 2018.

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Armed police called to reports of shots fired near A27

Sussex Police has confirmed officers were called around 7.30pm last night to reports of shots being fired and a man with a shotgun in a field near the A27.

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COUNTY NEWS: Police appeal after road rage incident

COUNTY NEWS: Police appeal after road rage incident

Police are appealing for information after a 33-year-old woman suffered a broken wrist after being involved in a road rage incident.

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Samuel Morgan has had his sentence reduced by five months on appeal. Picture by Eddie Mitchell

Samuel Morgan wins appeal to have jail term reduced

A Chichester drug-dealer jailed for a knife crime which led to the death of a Bognor teenager has won his appeal to have his prison sentence reduced.

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Police are on the lookout for this camouflage quad bike, stolen from Petworth. Picture: Sussex Police

Camouflage quad bike stolen in Petworth burglary

Police are searching for a distinctive-looking quad bike stolen in Petworth.

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Warning over ticket fraud

Warning over flight ticket fraud

With many people currently planning holidays for the year, a warning has been issued about fraudsters attempting to entice victims who are looking for cheap flights abroad.

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Wanted man is detained in Chichester

Wanted man is detained in Chichester

Police arrested a wanted man in Chichester high street on Tuesday.

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