Monday 29th January 2018
News and appeals
Three arrested and one convicted for offences in Worthing
In a bid to tackle drugs in Worthing, Sussex Police made four arrest in the town on Thursday 4 January.
While on foot patrol the Worthing Prevention team spotted Karlie Everson, 31, of no fixed address but with links to Worthing, was seen to be acting suspiciously. She was arrested and charged with two counts of possession of class A drugs (cocaine and heroin). She was remanded in custody and appeared at Crawley Magistrates’ Court on Thursday (18 January) where she was given a 14 day prison sentenced and a fine of £115.
Two men, 30 and 42, were then separately arrested for suspicion with intent to supply class A drugs (cocaine and heroin.) Both have been released under investigation.
Finally the team spotted Ella Rochford, 23, from Worthing, who was wanted in connection with theft from a shop on Wednesday (3 January). She was arrested and charged with theft from a shop and bailed to appear at Worthing Magistrates’ Court on 23 January.
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Appeal for lorry driver to come forward following collision in Worthing
Police are appealing for the driver of a lorry which passed moments before a serious collision between a car and a pedestrian in Worthing to come forward.
The lorry is a Mercedes Actros and has a white cab and blue curtained sides. The collision happened at midday on Thursday (25 January) in Broadwater Road when a Peugeot was in collision with a pedestrian crossing the road. The local man aged 48 was taken by air ambulance to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton, where he is in a serious condition.
Sergeant Alan Spicer of the roads policing unit said: "We are particularly keen to trace the lorry driver who may have seen the collision. We have been given new information about the lorry he was driving from a witness. We ask that he get in touch with us."
The lorry driver and any others who witnessed the collision are asked to report it online or call 101 quoting Operation Raynham.
Alerts/Press Releases sent out this week click the link to see full details.
Reference: 0958 20/01/2018
Location: Brighton Road East Worthing
Date and time: Between 14:30 – 18:30 on the 20th January
Details: A front door was jemmied open. A computer and jewellery were stolen.
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