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Man reports drunk driver to police but is also over the limit

Both drivers arrested on suspicion of drink-driving and charged. • A motorist who called police to report another driver was drunk following an accident "forgot" he was also over the limit when officers arrived, police said. Derbyshire Police attended following the incident at junction 25 of the M1 between

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L-boarder force looking to make festival town a riot of fun for youngsters again

L-boarder force looking to make festival town a riot of fun for youngsters again

Officers promise to put 'pop' back in return for lessons at the skate park. • Officers are hoping to literally get their skates in a race against time to put some “pop” back into the lives of youngsters from one of the world’s most famous festival towns. Reports of anti-social behaviour have put a recent dampener on usi

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Searching for a steal? The proceeds of crime do pay for first force to use online auction phenomenon

Searching for a steal? The proceeds of crime do pay for first force to use online auction phenomenon

£1.7m booty from antiques, jewel-studded boots, silver encrusted coins and designer handbags in eBay money-spinner. • The first UK force to take advantage of an online revolution that has changed the face of domestic and international marketing has announced the “dividend” for policing and criminal justice good causes. Leic

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Officers left baffled after caller complains over drug-dealing 'scam'

Officers left baffled after caller complains over drug-dealing 'scam'

Not a grain of sense but a word to the wise after 'brown sugar rip-off' call. • A force was left stunned but promised to leave no stone unturned after a would-be drug user phoned to complain that she paid £200 for "brown sugar" instead of cocaine. The bizarre exchange was described by officers from Craiga

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Tale of the Romeo police dog with a Krush on wanted offenders

Tale of the Romeo police dog with a Krush on wanted offenders

No love lost as last-minute Valentine's Day date ploy puts bite on absent drug dealer. • Valentine’s Day lacked a happy ending for a wanted drug dealer who is now behind bars after a force put out a light-hearted social media post seeking a date for their dog, Krush. On a day usually reserved for flowers and chocolates, Northumbia Po

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