Watton and Swaffham Crime

Wed, 16:30
Norfolk Police

More than 100 suspected drug dealers have been arrested by police in Norfolk as the drive to rid our county of heroin and cocaine gathers pace.

A community remains in shock as a police investigation continues following the arrest of a man on suspicion of making threats to kill with a firearm.

Wymondham Police Investigation Centre

A man armed with a firearm has been arrested on suspicion of making threats to kill in an incident in a village near Dereham.

Police, including armed units, were called to an address in Watton Road, Shipdham shortly after 9.40am on Friday following reports a man had made verbal threats to another man.

Wymondham Police Investigation Centre

Mindless vandals today stand accused of putting sportsmen and women at risk after they left broken glass on a Norfolk playing field.

Police are appealing for witnesses to an incident in Mundford which happened at the weekend.

The reward will close in the coming days, with anyone who has any information that leads to Corrie McKeague’s discovery being urged to come forward now.


The cloak of anonymity provided by the internet has led to a surge across the region of harassment, blackmail and other crimes involving social media.

Norfolk police

Experienced police officer Nicola Urquhart has spoken of her shock at how many people did not initially come forward with information that could help the search for her missing son Corrie McKeague.

The mother of missing RAF Honington airman Corrie McKeague has defended the work of a private investigation team in the search for her son – after a report there were concerns about the company.


Detectives are appealing for information after a handbag was stolen during a burglary in Watton.


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