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Thursday 8th July 2021

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Sussex Police donates £500 to Bognor Housing Trust
Sussex Police has donated £500 to help support the work of the Bognor Housing Trust.
Bognor Housing Trust was founded in 1984 and has since developed to now own and manage three supported housing projects for single homeless people in Bognor Regis, West Sussex.
Its overall objectives are to assist clients to strengthen and enhance their self-esteem and to provide access and support to assist clients to engage in mainstream social and economic activity.
The Trust has received a £500 donation from the Police Property Act Fund to assist clients moving on, with items such as furniture, utensils and appliances. This will help ensure that their move is sustainable and they’re able to build on the skills they’ve learnt while at the Trust.
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Sussex Police apologises following inquest on death of Susan Nicholson
Susan was murdered by her partner Robert Trigg, in Worthing in April 2011. He was sentenced to life imprisonment for her murder in July 2017, and was also sentenced for the manslaughter of a previous partner, Caroline Devlin, in March 2006.
Today, Monday 5 July, a jury at Crawley Coroners Court concluded that police prematurely closed an investigation into Caroline Devlin's death, and this may have contributed to Susan’s death. They also found that the force should have known about the real and immediate risk to Susan and that, by not taking reasonable action, this had caused or contributed to her death.
Following the inquest, Assistant Chief Constable Fiona Macpherson said: “Susan’s family and friends have waited a long time to hear all the facts surrounding her death and our thoughts remain with them, and with the family of Caroline, at this difficult time.
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Cash and drugs seized in Littlehampton police operation
A significant quantity of cash and drugs have been seized as police continue to crack down on drug offences in Sussex.
Acting on intelligence, local officers executed a search warrant in Littlehampton on Thursday morning (1 July), and subsequently entered and searched two other addresses in the town and surrounding area.
An active cannabis grow containing around 120 plants was recovered, as well as approximately £5,000 in cash and a further 18kg of cannabis.
Three people have been arrested.
Police District Commander, Chief Inspector Jon Carter, said: “The supply and use of drugs causes significant harm to individuals and the wider community. We are determined to tackle this, and the activity today has resulted in a significant disruption to this insidious criminal activity.
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Crime summary

Bognor Regis and surrounding areas -
Waterloo Square, Bognor Regis – On Friday 2nd July, a derelict property was broken into and damage caused. Serial 0808 02/07/21
Guernsey Farm Lane, Bognor Regis – Overnight between Sunday 27th and Monday 28th June, a vehicle was entered and a Sat Nav stolen. Serial 0061 29/06/21
North Bersted Street, Bognor Regis – On Wednesday 30TH June, the rear number plates on a vehicle were stolen. Serial 0261 30/06/21
Chichester Road, Bognor Regis – Overnight between Tuesday 29th and Wednesday 30th June, the front number plate on a vehicle was stolen. Serial 1604 30/06/21
Hampshire Avenue, Bognor Regis - On Friday 2nd July, a vehicle was broken into and an electric scooter, football boots and books stolen. Serial 1133 03/07/21
Queensway, Bognor Regis – Overnight between Tuesday 29th and Wednesday 30th June, damage was caused to a vehicle that had been parked in a car park. Serial 0369 30/06/21
Queensway, Bognor Regis - On Saturday 3rd July, damage had been caused to a number of vehicles parked in the street. Serial 1321 03/07/21

Littlehampton, Rustington and surrounding area –
Connaught Road, Littlehampton – Overnight between Tuesday 29th and Wednesday 30th June, a residential property was broken into and a TV and Keys stolen. Serial 0163 30/06/21
Acorn Close, Angmering – Overnight between Wednesday 30th June and Thursday 1st July, a residential garage was broken into and a vehicle entered. Serial 0300 01/07/21
Dorset Close, Littlehampton – Between Sunday 27th and Wednesday 30th June, a Black Audi Q7 was stolen. Serial 0434 30/06/21
Greenwood Drive, Angmering - Overnight between Wednesday 30th June and Thursday 1st July, a vehicle was entered and a search made inside. Serial 0125 02/07/21
Carina Drive, Angmering – Overnight between Thursday 1st and Friday 2nd July, a vehicle was broken into and a briefcase stolen. Serial 0261 02/07/21

Arundel, Barnham and surrounding area -
Arundel Road, Fontwell - Overnight between Wednesday 30th June and Thursday 1st July, a residential property and garage were broken into. A handbag, motor cross bikes and a mountain bike were stolen. Serial 0242 01/07/21
Bilsham Road, Yapton – Overnight between Thursday 1st and Friday 2nd July, a residential property was entered via the rear door and an attempt to steal items made. Serial 0300 02/07/21
Church Road, Aldingbourne – On Wednesday 30th June, a window was smashed on a vehicle causing damage. Serial 0698 30/06/21
Mill Road, Arundel – On Sunday 4th July, a Grey Audi was stolen from a car park. Serial 1309 04/07/21
Nyton Road, Westergate – On Wednesday 30th June, damage was caused to a vehicle after the rear window and wing mirror were smashed. Serial 0940 30/06/21

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