Brothers jailed over roadside murder of 85-year-old man
Two brothers who beat a vulnerable man to death before taking his car and bank card have been jailed. Matthew and Luke Roe killed 85-year-old Henry Thwaites, who was friends with their mother, after getting him to drive them to a remote location on 23 July last year.
Police drone finds missing woman
A police drone operator helped to find a vulnerable missing person during an aerial search. The woman was reported missing from the Rainworth area at around 8.20pm yesterday (Sunday) evening and concerns were raised for her welfare.
Man charged after police trace stolen car
A suspect has appeared in court after detectives traced a car which had been stolen in a house burglary. Police were called to Portland Road, West Bridgford, after a break-in at a property overnight on 13 to 14 May 2023.
Burglar jailed after leaving blood at scene
A burglar who left his blood at a crime scene after stealing a car has been jailed. John Wilson, aged 39, broke into a home in Sandfield Road, Arnold, on 11 April 2023 and carried out an untidy search of the property. He stole a jewellery box, purse, two sets of car keys and the car which was parked on the driveway.
Police issue drink-driving warning following motorway stop
Motorists have been warned of the dangers of drink-driving after police pulled over a suspect. Response officers were travelling southbound on the M1 when they spotted a van being driven erratically.
Store worker assaulted while confronting shoplifters
Police have launched an appeal after a store worker was assaulted while confronting shoplifters. Officers attended Aldi, in Urban Road, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, following reports the store had been targeted by thieves.
Young people warned to avoid derelict building site following fire
Young people are being urged to stay away from a derelict building site in Newark that was recently damaged in a fire. Emergency services were called to London Road, Newark, at around 5.20pm on Tuesday (30 May), after receiving reports that a building was on fire.
Suspect due in court over thefts of e-scooter and pedal bike
A man has been charged after an e-scooter and a bike were stolen from a university campus. Police were called after the e-scooter, worth £210, was taken from outside the University of Nottingham’s George Green Library on 23 February 2023.
Appeal launched following attempted street robbery
Officers investigating an attempted street robbery have released images of a group of people they’d like to speak to. Police were called to Watnall Road, Hucknall, after receiving reports a man had been the target of a robbery attempt.
Appeal after women sexually assaulted by cyclist
Police are appealing for information after two women were sexually assaulted by a cyclist. The first incident happened in Church Street, Old Lenton, at around 10.30pm on Sunday 28 May.
Police close down large cannabis and amphetamine operation in Mansfield
Police closed down a large cannabis and amphetamine operation in Mansfield after executing an early morning warrant. Officers forced the door of a property in Alcock Avenue at 7.30am on Friday 2 June.
Prolific Nottingham shoplifters given jail sentences
Two brazen shoplifters who carried out numerous raids on Nottingham stores have been handed prison sentences. Rebecca Williams stole items from Co-op stores in Sherwood and Carrington on multiple occasions from 22 April until 25 May this year – including meat, cheese, chocolate and laundry products.
Worksop cannabis grows dismantled
Police have taken out two cannabis grows overnight preventing harmful drugs from hitting the streets. Officers attended reports of two disturbances in Worksop on Wednesday night (31 May 2023), at addresses in Cresswell Street and Cheapside.
Suspects arrested after car stolen in home raid
Detectives investigating a burglary in which a car was stolen have arrested two men. Officers were called to Portland Road, West Bridgford, after a break-in at a home overnight on 13 to 14 May 2023.
Arrest after driver threatened with knife in road rage incident
A suspect has been arrested following a road rage incident that led to an angry motorist threatening a taxi driver with a knife. The incident reportedly happened after the taxi driver sounded his horn at a BMW because it was sat stationary at a green light.
Police secure stalking protection orders against persistent offender
Nottinghamshire Police has shown its commitment to protecting victims of online harassment after securing stalking protection orders against a persistent offender.
Stalking protection orders are civil orders which can run alongside criminal prosecutions and can forbid a person from contacting others or from taking certain actions.
Every breach of an order is an offence in its own right and
Drug user jailed for brutal murder of young mum
A drug user who murdered a young woman by repeatedly stabbing her with screwdrivers has been jailed. Police found the body of 27-year-old Mckyla Taylor in the bedroom of a flat in Lowtown Street, Worksop, in the early hours of 16 August 2022.
Armed officers arrest suspect over disturbance
Armed officers arrested a man following reports of a disturbance in a flat. Police were called to an address in Frobisher Gardens, Daybrook, at 6.27pm yesterday (Wednesday 31 May 2023).
Burglary suspect arrested
Detectives investigating a break-in have arrested a suspect. Police were called to an address in Mulberry Gardens, Bulwell, shortly after 4am on Sunday morning (28 May) when a man was spotted in a back garden by a resident.