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Seven hundred people were stopped and tested in Norfolk during a drink and drug-driving crackdown over Christmas - and more than 30pc failed.

Police are concerned for the welfare of a 25-year-old man who has not been seen in almost 48 hours - and have appealed for help in tracing him.

Officers seized a car for the third time in three months - before arresting the driver on suspicion of drug driving.

A driver clocked doing 100mph through a quiet mid-Norfolk village tested positive for class A drugs after being stopped by police.

A man has been ordered to pay £2,900 in compensation and legal costs after being found guilty of fly tipping "large amounts" of household, electrical and DIY waste in north Norfolk.

A Dereham homeowner says he has been plagued by crime since swapping London for Norfolk.

The landladies of a town centre pub have been left "mortified and shaken" after their fruit machines were raided during a three-hour spree.

Police have put an increase in dangerous dog offences down to owners not socialising their pets enough and an "influx of street dogs" from outside the UK.

Homeowners have been warned of a cold calling scam where those responsible attempt to access their victims' properties.

All 16 of the cyclists fined for riding on pavements in Norfolk in 2019 were caught in one town.

Police are failing to record an estimated 8,700 crimes a year, including incidents of stalking and coercive and controlling behaviour, a new report has found.

An 82-year-old man is to stand trial later this year accused of historical sexual offences against a young boy dating back more than 30 years.

Three teenagers have been arrested after leading police on a chase for more than 30 miles across the county.

Thousands of car criminals in Norfolk have gone unpunished as less than 2pc of cases are taken to court.

A Norfolk police sergeant is urging people to make sure they stay safe on the county's roads this New Year's Eve.

A search is continuing for a visually impaired man in his 50s who has gone missing in Norfolk.

Reepham

Over 35,000 motorists were caught speeding on Norfolk's roads last year - nearly 100 a day - raking in an estimated £1 million.

More than 30 people are spending Christmas morning in police holding cells, the constabulary has confirmed.

A man in his 40s has been sentenced after breaking into a vehicle in Dereham.

The co-owner of a deli has been left heartbroken after finding her shop damaged.

Fakenham

Three people were arrested overnight following assaults on police officers.

Investigators were able to track a fly-tipper who threw rubbish out of his moving car by the receipts he left behind.

Dereham

Norfolk's police and crime commissioner is asking people if they're willing to see an increase of £5.06 or more on their council tax bill in order to support the county's police.

A drink-driver has been arrested by police after crashing while more than four times the legal alcohol limit.

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of drug driving after a person was taken to hospital following a crash.

Norfolk trading standards officers are warning people to be aware of "phishing" emails pretending to be from Amazon in the run-up to Christmas.

Cold callers have been trying to con people in Norfolk about 'recent car accidents'.

The search for a man is continuing after an assault was reported in mid Norfolk.

A businessman has been banned from all racecourses across the country for three years following a fight that broke out at Fakenham Racecourse on Ladies' Day.

A businessman has been banned from all racecourses across the country for three years following a fight that broke out at Fakenham Racecourse on Ladies' Day.

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