Dodgy dealer faces jail for £1m fraud

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6:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A crooked gem dealer who conned elderly investors into buying over-priced diamonds with their life savings as part of a £1m fraud is facing jail.

Lightening strikes clocktower

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7:52pm Monday 11th August 2014

LIGHTENING struck a clocktower on the roof of a shopping centre.

Threats made to driver in car crash case

The Argus: Woman falls from 20ft window at Horam home near Heathfield

6:00am Friday 18th April 2014

Tensions are “running high” among residents after threats were made against people involved in a serious crash.

VIDEO: Scooter rider caught on camera driving on pavement and narrowly avoiding crash

The Argus: VIDEO: Scooter rider caught on camera on the pavement and narrowly avoiding crash

4:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

THIS is the moment a reckless scooter driver speeds along the pavement before veering into the road - almost causing a head-on crash - and then drives off.

Meet the ordinary people by day who are crimefighters by night

The Argus: Meet the ordinary people by day who are crimefighters by night

1:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

Bus drivers, hospital technicians and pensions advisers have been responsible for more than 180 arrests as part of a new team dedicated to finding wanted people in Brighton and Hove. Gareth Davies shadowed Sussex Police’s Manhunt Team for an afternoon to see first-hand the work special constables carried out the other side of the thin blue line.

Most wanted man on the run

The Argus: Jeffrey Bloor has been named one of the UK's most wanted men

7:00am Friday 11th April 2014

A former Worthing FC manager who was set to be charged in relation to a £5 million horse betting scam when he went on the run has been named as one of the UK’s most-wanted fugitives.

Pensioner accused of trying to murder wife

The Argus: Pensioner accused of trying to murder wife

6:30am Saturday 5th April 2014

A pensioner has been arrested for attempted murder after his wife was found with life threatening head injuries at their home.

Husband charged with plotting to murder his wife

The Argus: East Sussex teacher jailed in historic sex abuse case

5:00am Friday 7th March 2014

A husband has been charged with conspiring to murder his wife.

Special report: Half of cases dropped against Balcombe protesters despite £4m bill

The Argus: Have your say: Was the Balcome protest worth the strain on Sussex Police?

3:00pm Tuesday 4th March 2014

IT cost the taxpayer nearly £4 million to police the fracking protests at Balcombe – and 126 people were arrested. But nearly half of those charged have had their cases dropped before reaching court. In response police officers have said their role at Balcombe was much more than prosecuting people. Crime reporter Anna Roberts investigates.

Home at centre of horror murder trial up for sale

The Argus: Home at centre of horror murder trial up for sale

1:30pm Friday 28th February 2014

An estate agent is selling the house where an antiques dealer is alleged to have been tortured and killed.

Drug deal driver gets 12 years for killing young father in Bognor

The Argus: East Sussex teacher jailed in historic sex abuse case

1:10pm Friday 28th February 2014

A man who killed a young father by driving into him has been jailed for 12 years.

Sussex Police "failed"murdered Bognor wife, inquest hears

The Argus: Inquest begins on driver killed in 999 smash near Brighton Marine

6:14pm Wednesday 26th February 2014

Sussex Police and the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) failed to take steps which would have stopped a young mother being stabbed to death by her estranged husband in front of their young children, an inquest has found.

Second arrest in Horsham screwdriver attack

The Argus: Lewes teenagers questioned over attempted break-in at Brighton flat

5:30pm Wednesday 26th February 2014

Another man has been arrested after a woman was stabbed in the head and face with a screwdriver

Car vandalism spree in Eastbourne

The Argus: Woman falls from 20ft window at Horam home near Heathfield

5:30pm Wednesday 26th February 2014

A vandal has gone on a spree damaging a dozen vehicles in Eastbourne.

Teenager raped by man in Crawley

The Argus: An efit of a man police are hunting in relation to the case

1:30pm Wednesday 26th February 2014

A teenager with learning difficulties was raped by a man in Crawley.

Cannabis plants worth £1m discovered in North Chailey farm raid

The Argus: The cannabis plants found at the farm

12:59pm Wednesday 26th February 2014

More than 1,000 cannabis plants worth at least £1 million on the street have been found at a farm in North Chailey.

Police ask people to watch out for this stolen timepiece

The Argus: Police ask people to watch out for this stolen timepiece

12:45pm Wednesday 26th February 2014

The owner of a watch which is believed to have been stolen in an overnight burglary is being traced by Brighton police.

Paedophile caught with indecent images while on bail jailed for four years

The Argus: Paedophile caught with indecent images while on bail jailed for four years

1:50pm Tuesday 25th February 2014

A paedophile caught with thousands of indecent images of children despite being on bail for similar offences has been jailed for four years.

Albanian cousins face lengthy prison sentence for dealing £100,000 worth of cocaine

The Argus: Amadeo (left) and Adrian Veshay (centre) and hydraulic press

3:31pm Monday 24th February 2014

Two cousins have been sent to prison for conspiring to supply cocaine with a street value of £100,000 in Brighton and Hove.

Teenagers in fight involving metal poles and knife in Burgess Hill

The Argus: Woman falls from 20ft window at Horam home near Heathfield

11:20am Friday 21st February 2014

College pupils attacked a fellow teenager with metal poles and a knife in a savage late-night attack.

Father tells of ordeal after woman falsely accused him of Brighton rape

The Argus: Father tells of ordeal after woman falsely accused him of Brighton rape

4:00am Friday 21st February 2014

A woman who falsely accused an innocent man of dragging her into gardens and raping her has been jailed for two years.

Family of patient found dead at Hassocks hospital feel 'cheated' after inquest

The Argus: Natasha Raghoo

11:30am Friday 21st February 2014

A family feels “cheated” after an inquest heard “conflicting evidence” about the death of their daughter and sister in a Sussex psychiatric hospital.

Criminal ordered to pay back just £2,270 despite illegal gains of more than £156,000

The Argus: Criminal ordered to pay back just £2,270 despite illegal gains of more than £156,000

9:30am Friday 21st February 2014

A court has ordered a money launderer who earned more than £156,000 in illegal gains to pay back just £2,270 – because he spent the rest.

Horsham woman stabbed in face with screwdriver, man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder

The Argus: Horsham woman stabbed in face with screwdriver, man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder

9:15am Thursday 20th February 2014

A 61-year-old woman was stabbed in the head and face with a screwdriver.

Man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder of woman in Horsham home

The Argus: Woman falls from 20ft window at Horam home near Heathfield

1:35pm Wednesday 19th February 2014

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a woman was attacked at her home near Horsham.

Drills stolen from Bexhill shop

The Argus: Woman falls from 20ft window at Horam home near Heathfield

1:21pm Wednesday 19th February 2014

Five power tools were stolen from a shop in Bexhill.

Man who threatened to kill elderly neighbour given community order

The Argus: East Sussex teacher jailed in historic sex abuse case

12:56pm Wednesday 19th February 2014

A man who threatened to kill his elderly neighbour has been given a community order.

Antiques dealer tortured and killed for diamonds, court told

The Argus: Michael Griffiths

11:10am Saturday 15th February 2014

An antiques dealer was bound, tortured and killed by “ruthless” burglars searching for diamonds worth £40,000, a court was told.

No charge for pair arrested over cannabis plants found in Worthing house

The Argus: No charge for pair arrested over cannabis plants found in Worthing house

5:00am Friday 14th February 2014

A woman whose house was used to grow cannabis said police officers smelt the drug lingering through her front door.

Chichester care home manager murdered by 'Jekyll and Hyde' jilted lover

The Argus: MURDERED: Debbie Levey

5:00am Friday 31st January 2014

A jilted lover has been found guilty of murdering his former girlfriend at her countryside cottage.

Big fall in number of petrol theft cases in Sussex

The Argus: Surge in petrol prices in Sussex with diesel at new high

2:00pm Thursday 30th January 2014

The most common areas for petrol theft in Sussex have been revealed amid a fall in the number of incidents across the county.

‘Scared’ suspect in Hove murder sailed to France, court hears

The Argus: Edmund Nela denies shooting Xhem Krasniqi in Hove street

11:50am Thursday 30th January 2014

A man accused of shooting dead a father-of-two in the street revealed he left the UK for France on a sailing boat the next day.

Lover who denies murdering former girlfriend tells court he 'loved her to bits'

The Argus: Lover who denies murdering former girlfriend tells court he 'loved her to bits'

5:00am Saturday 25th January 2014

A jilted lover accused of murdering his former girlfriend at her country cottage told a court how he "loved her to bits”.

Alleged gunman in Hove shooting looked "pretty trained", court hears

The Argus: Edmund Nela denies shooting Xhem Krasniqi in Hove street

5:00am Friday 24th January 2014

A man who saw his brother shot dead in the street told a court the gunman “looked pretty trained – like he was an army man”.

Dispute between families resulted in fatal Hove shooting, court told

The Argus: Edmund Nela denies shooting Xhem Krasniqi in Hove street

2:20pm Thursday 23rd January 2014

A father-of-two shot in the street was killed in a “cold, callous and deliberate attack”, a court was told yesterday.

VIDEO: Footage of killed artist Valerie Graves, found in Bosham house, released

The Argus: Valerie Graves

11:57am Thursday 23rd January 2014

Footage of killed artist Valerie Graves has been released by Sussex Police as part of a Crimewatch appeal.

Drugs bust at three Littlehampton houses

The Argus: Woman falls from 20ft window at Horam home near Heathfield

11:00am Tuesday 21st January 2014

Three people were arrested as police carried out drugs busts in Littlehampton on Friday.

Sussex drivers warned to slow down as one caught speeding every ten minutes

The Argus: SLOW DOWN: A police officer demonstrates a laser speed gun on a main road

7:24am Monday 20th January 2014

A driver is caught speeding somewhere in Sussex every ten minutes, The Argus can reveal.

UPDATE: Fourth person arrested in Crawley murder investigation

The Argus: Lewes teenagers questioned over attempted break-in at Brighton flat

7:17am Monday 20th January 2014

A fourth person has been arrested over the death of a man found unconscious in an alleyway in Crawley.

Armed robber on run from Sussex jail caught by police officer, a trainee ambulance driver, two roofers, two security officers, a bank manager and an ice cream vendor

The Argus: PRISON BREAK: Al-Fodday Fofanah

10:49am Thursday 16th January 2014

An armed robber on day release from a Sussex prison tried to hold up a Barclay’s bank and was apprehended by a police officer, a trainee ambulance driver, two roofers, two security officers, a bank manager and an ice cream vendor.

Elderly woman's cash and jewellery taken in suspected distraction burglary in Bexhill

The Argus: Lewes teenagers questioned over attempted break-in at Brighton flat

9:31am Tuesday 14th January 2014

An elderly woman had her cash and jewellery stolen in a suspected distraction burglary.

Sussex Police hire in civilian to run Balcombe fracking inquiry

The Argus: Balcombe anti-fracking protesters in High Court today

7:50am Tuesday 14th January 2014

Sussex Police is paying a civilian more than £25- an-hour to manage the investigation into the fracking protests, The Argus can reveal.

Expensive electrical items stolen in Worthing burglary

The Argus: Woman falls from 20ft window at Horam home near Heathfield

11:10am Monday 13th January 2014

Burglars have made off with a haul of expensive electrical items and jewellery from a Worthing house.

Machinery worth £36,000 stolen from East Grinstead nursery

The Argus: Woman falls from 20ft window at Horam home near Heathfield

8:30am Saturday 11th January 2014

Plant machinery worth £36,000 was stolen from a nursery.

Sussex man believed to have stabbed mum and then cut off his penis

The Argus: Woman falls from 20ft window at Horam home near Heathfield

6:00am Friday 10th January 2014

A teenager is believed to have cut off his penis after stabbing his mother in an apparent drug-fuelled attack.

Sussex cannabis growers target smaller houses as number of cultivation sites rise

The Argus: Fifty cannabis plants seized following St Leonards raid

4:00am Monday 6th January 2014

An increasing amount of smaller properties are being used to grow cannabis as figures reveal a rise in sites harvesting the drug in Sussex.

Gunman shouted ‘kill me’ to armed police in dramatic Portslade incident

The Argus: Sussex Taser gun use on the rise

4:00am Sunday 5th January 2014

A gunman  yelled “just kill me” as he was hit by rubber bullets and blasted with electricity volts by armed police.

Images released in connection with bike thefts across Sussex rail stations

The Argus: Images released in connection with bike thefts across Sussex rail stations

7:00am Sunday 5th January 2014

Police want to speak to these people in connection with cycle thefts in Sussex at train stations.

Drink-driving arrests in Sussex mount as driver get 4-year ban

The Argus: Groom ends up in police cell on day of wedding after alleged drink-driving incident in Newhaven

7:00am Friday 3rd January 2014

Thirty-four more drivers have been charged on suspicion of drink or drug driving during the Christmas and New Year period.

Sussex Police face new year’s violence

The Argus: West Street, Brighton. Photo by Sam Stephenson

2:20pm Thursday 2nd January 2014

Police were left battered and bruised after a wet and windy New Year’s Eve marred by drunkenness and violence.



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