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'Eight vehicles' and house damaged on driver's trail of carnage in Stortford

'Eight vehicles' and house damaged on driver's trail of carnage in Stortford

'Eight vehicles' and house damaged on driver's trail of carnage in Stortford

Man, 38, arrested on suspicion of driving while unfit through drink or drugs and failing to stop at the scene of an accident.


Gang of burglars claim to be police after smashing their way into home

Gang of burglars claim to be police after smashing their way into home

Gang of burglars claim to be police after smashing their way into home

Two houses in Sawbridgeworth targeted on successive evenings by trio of intruders.


Man knocked unconscious in bar and friend attacked in the street

Man knocked unconscious in bar and friend attacked in the street

Man knocked unconscious in bar and friend attacked in the street

Police believe a Saturday night assault in Bacchus is linked to violence 90 minutes later outside The Port Jackson pub.


East Herts police officer was racially abused and assaulted five times in 2021

East Herts police officer was racially abused and assaulted five times in 2021

East Herts police officer was racially abused and assaulted five times in 2021

Hertfordshire Constabulary issues warning following a number of reported incidents of its officers and staff being racially abused or assaulted.


Shoplifter 'empties shelves' of £700 beauty products at Boots

Shoplifter 'empties shelves' of £700 beauty products at Boots

Shoplifter 'empties shelves' of £700 beauty products at Boots

Two men also stole nicotine products, baby milk, toothbrush heads and food items from Waitrose in Bishop's Stortford.


Herts PCC invites residents to be 20mph speed limit monitors

Herts PCC invites residents to be 20mph speed limit monitors

Herts PCC invites residents to be 20mph speed limit monitors

Residents of streets where 20mph limit applies can form DriveSafe group with neighbours to encourage motorists to slow down.


Man and woman arrested on suspicion of running brothel from Sawbo spa

Man and woman arrested on suspicion of running brothel from Sawbo spa

Man and woman arrested on suspicion of running brothel from Sawbo spa

The pair were arrested as part of 24-day Operation Advent in December to showcase work done “day in, day out” by officers across the district.


Herts police officers star in Home Office recruitment drive

Herts police officers star in Home Office recruitment drive

Herts police officers star in Home Office recruitment drive

They gave up their day off to take roles in the 'Be the Difference' video illustrating a drug bust.


Police warn of 'laughing gas' dangers as over 100 canisters seized from park teenagers

Police warn of 'laughing gas' dangers as over 100 canisters seized from park teenagers

Police warn of 'laughing gas' dangers as over 100 canisters seized from park teenagers

Inhaling the nitrous oxide was "incredibly dangerous", said police, and could lead to fainting, unconsciousness or even death from suffocation.


Police to target drugs, ASB, speeders and e-scooters on local streets

Police to target drugs, ASB, speeders and e-scooters on local streets

Police to target drugs, ASB, speeders and e-scooters on local streets

Law and order targets for Safer Neighbourhood Team for Stortford and Sawbo have been set following feedback from the community.


Appeal for volunteers to help police Hertfordshire Constabulary

Appeal for volunteers to help police Hertfordshire Constabulary

Appeal for volunteers to help police Hertfordshire Constabulary

PCC David Lloyd needs members of the public to scrutinise officers' implementation of 'stop and search' and 'use of force' powers and custody care.


Yobs caught on camera throwing stones at 86-year-old woman's bungalow

Yobs caught on camera throwing stones at 86-year-old woman's bungalow

Yobs caught on camera throwing stones at 86-year-old woman's bungalow

Essex Police criticised by victim's son for failing to follow up on his mother's wellbeing and for its slow response in gathering evidence.


Man suffers black eye and cuts in vicious assault by bike youth blocking pavement

Man suffers black eye and cuts in vicious assault by bike youth blocking pavement

Man suffers black eye and cuts in vicious assault by bike youth blocking pavement

Pedestrian in his 50s was walking along Station Road near Chicken Corner when unprovoked attack happened nine days before Christmas.


Police arrest crash motorist on suspicion of drink driving

Police arrest crash motorist on suspicion of drink driving

Police arrest crash motorist on suspicion of drink driving

The collision on the Parsonage estate in Bishop's Stortford on New Year's Eve involved a black Fiat and a blue Ford.


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