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Crime

Drug-driver had been using cannabis to help with depression and back pain

A drug-driver has been banned from the road for 36 months after he was caught with cannabis in his system behind the wheel of a car.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Banned driver is caught behind the wheel during a police insurance check

A disqualified motorist was snared by police who carried out an insurance check and established he was driving despite having already been given a ban from the road.

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Drink-driving breathalyser.

Motorist took brother’s BMW before being caught drink-driving

A drink-driver who was stopped by police after he had taken his brother’s BMW 116 has been ordered to pay £891 and banned from the road for 16 months.

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Pictured is Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Foul-mouthed drunken reveller is ordered to pay £182

A Buxton reveller has been ordered to pay £182 in a fine, costs and a victim surcharge after he admitted being drunk and disorderly.

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Allegations of a further sex assault have been exaggerated on social media, say police

Allegations of a further sex assault have been exaggerated on social media, say police

Police officers investigating an allegation of a second sexual assault in Ilkeston are satisfied that the incident is not as it has been reported on social media.

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Police are dealing with two incidents on the M62

Police team focussing on van thefts recovers power tools and seizes vehicles

A team of officers working on van thefts in Derbyshire has recovered more than 300 power tools and seized seven vehicles in just over a month.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Reveller broke pub windows after a dispute

A reveller used a sock full of stones to hit and damage pub windows in frustration after he claimed he had been assaulted.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Police caught offender in possession of an illegal tranquilliser drug

A man has been given a 12-month conditional discharge after he was caught with a class C tranquilliser drug by police.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Thief welcomes prison sentence as a chance to beat alcohol problems

A booze-plagued serial thief who has been jailed has welcomed the chance of support while he is in custody to help overcome his difficulties with alcohol.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Boozy biker fell from his moped

A boozed-up moped rider who twice fell off his Cobra 125 scooter and injured himself has been banned from the road for 20 months.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Drink-drive suspect banned from the road after failing to take breath test

A suspected drink-driver who refused to provide a specimen of breath for a test has been banned from the road for 20 months.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Drug addict’s relapse led to a shop theft

A drug addict who had been making efforts to get clean reverted back to taking heroin and ended up shoplifting.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Drink-driver crashed into a parked car

A drink-driver has been banned from the road after she collided with a parked car.

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An anti-fracking campaign was held outside drilling company PR Marriott's in Danesmoor, Derbyshire.

Fracking protestors are acquitted of obstruction

Environmental protestors campaigning against fracking across north Derbyshire have been acquitted of obstructing activities at a drilling company site.

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An anti-fracking campaign was held outside drilling company PR Marriott's in Danesmoor, Derbyshire.

Fracking protestors are acquitted of obstruction

Environmental protestors campaigning against fracking across north Derbyshire have been acquitted of obstructing activities at a drilling company site.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Thief gets a chance to turn life her life around

A thief has been given an opportunity to turn her life around with a 12 month community order and a Rehabilitation Activity Requirement.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Offender warned he could face custody if he fails to pay court fines

An offender who has failed to completely pay off £690 in court fines since September, 2014, claimed he had totally forgotten and it had completely slipped his mind.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Pervert gets curfew altered by court so he can walk his dog

A convicted pervert successfully persuaded a court to alter his daily curfew hours so he can walk his beloved dog.

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The M1 motorway in Derbyshire.

Reckless motorist caught doing 128mph in 50mph zone of M1

A reckless motorist on pain killers has been caught speeding at 128mph in a 50mph zone in a high-powered BMW X5 on the M1 motorway in Derbyshire.

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Don't speed anywhere.

Speeding crackdown on 24 Derbyshire roads

Mobile speed cameras are operating on the following Derbyshire roads until Wednesday, December 20.

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