Man charged with Brighton murder

Man charged with Brighton murder

Sussex Police today revealed that Joel Elliott, 22, of north Road, Brighton has been charged with the murder of Jeffrey Burrows, 40, at the latter’s flat in Norfolk Square, Brighton. The murder took place on Sunday 29 April 2012 and Elliott was charged with the murder yesterday (Thursday 3 May). Elliott is due to appear [...]

Taser to be used by more specialist officers in Sussex Police

Taser to be used by more specialist officers in Sussex Police

Sussex Police is planning to introduce Taser to a wider range of specialist officers over the coming months. Around 160 extra officers from local response and support teams will receive the training later in the year – this is about 6% of the total number in Sussex. Taser has been used by Sussex firearms officers [...]

Have you seen Nellie? New photos released of missing Brighton 96-year-old as social media campaign gains momentum

Have you seen Nellie? New photos released of missing Brighton 96-year-old as social media campaign gains momentum

New photos of Nellie Herriott, a missing 96-year-old Brighton woman, have been released as police in Brighton continue to search for her. Concern for Nellie, who lives on her own in central Brighton, is growing due to her vulnerability. Not only is Nellie at risk because of her age, but also because she suffers Alzheimers. [...]

Man arrested on suspicion of murder after Brighton flat death

Man arrested on suspicion of murder after Brighton flat death

A 21-year-old man is in custody after being arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was found with stab wounds in his Brighton flat. Emergency services were called to a flat in Norfolk Square, Brighton, at 7.40pm on Sunday 29 April 2012, after a report that the 40-year-old man who lived there alone had [...]

Two men arrested for Brighton armed robbery

Two men arrested for Brighton armed robbery

Two men have been arrested for the armed robbery of Brighton Belles massage parlour in Montpelier Road which took place at 3.30am last night (Sun 29 April). Police were called to the parlour following reports that the two men had entered the building and threatened staff with what appeared to be a handgun and a [...]

Two police officers injured in Brighton during March for England 2012

Two police officers have been injured during the fifth annual March for England, which took place through Brighton on Sunday (22 April 2012). The March for England, comprising of some 140 people, set off from Surrey Street by Brighton railway station, just after 12.30pm on Sunday, and headed towards Victoria Gardens for a rally. Several [...]

Police appeal to Brighton’s March for England counter protestors

Victoria Gardens Brighton

The below is a press release from Sussex Police relating to the planned March for England, due to take place in Brighton on Sunday 22 April 2012. At lunchtime on Sunday 22 April the fifth annual March for England event will be held in Brighton. A counter-protest is being planned by a number of opposing [...]

14-year-old boy charged with manslaughter following death of Connor Saunders

14-year-old boy charged with manslaughter following death of Connor Saunders

A 14-year-old boy has been charged with manslaughter following the death of Connor Saunders in Rottingdean. The boy, who cannot be named because of his age, was charged by Sussex Police yesterday (Tuesday 17 April 2012) after it was authorized by the Crown Prosecution Service. The boy remains in custody and is due to appear [...]

Two men injured in fight on Kings Road Brighton

Two men injured in fight on Kings Road Brighton

Sussex Police are investigating a fight between two groups of men in Brighton which took place at around 4am yesterday (Wednesday 11 April). During the fight two men received serious injuries. The incident took place on Kings Road at the top of the stairs near the Honey Club. It is believed that all of the [...]

Over 250 drug offence charges brought against Brighton drug dealers

Over 250 drug offence charges brought against Brighton drug dealers

Over 250 drug offence charges have been made in Brighton following 52 arrests and the execution of 10 warrants. These charges have been made as Brighton police has completed the most recent phase of Op Reduction, the partnership initiative aimed at disrupting drug dealing and tackling drug abuse in the city, police say. The highest [...]

IPCC will not investigate Brighton railway fall

IPCC will not investigate Brighton railway fall

The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) has confirmed that they will not be investigating the incident involving a man falling Highcroft Villas above the railway line. Sussex Police were called to Brighton railway station on Wednesday (21 March) following reports of the fall and the man was taken to hospital. About an hour before the [...]

Man assaulted on Brighton seafront in the early hours of the morning

Man assaulted on Brighton seafront in the early hours of the morning

A 24-year-old man has been taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital after being attacked on Brighton seafront in the early hours of Saturday 17 March. The victim was walking along the upper promenade on Kings Road, opposite the Old Ship Hotel with friends when an altercation ensued between them and another small group of [...]

61-year-old Portslade man given ASBO after racially motivated offences

61-year-old Portslade man given ASBO after racially motivated offences

A 61-year-old man from Portslade has been given a two year Anti-Social Behaviour Order (ASBO) for a number of racially motivated public order offences and sexual harassment. On Wednesday 14 March Brighton Magistrate’s Court heard that Mr Phillip William’s anti-social behaviour pattern included a history of drunk and disorderly public order offences. The court also [...]

Renewed appeal after Brighton attempted rape

Renewed appeal after Brighton attempted rape

Detectives are renewing their appeal to trace three men who came to the aid of a woman being attacked in Brighton. A 35-year-old woman was attacked in Stone Street, Brighton, at around 4am on Saturday 10 March 2012. Whilst walking home after celebrating a birthday with friends, the woman was pushed to the ground by [...]

Four jailed for conspiracy to rob Hove post office

Four jailed for conspiracy to rob Hove post office

Four men have been sentenced to a total of 17 years in prison for conspiring to rob a post office van in Hove last year. Scott Meredith, 24, unemployed, of no fixed address; Dale McQuade, 21, unemployed, of no fixed address; Ashkaan Kalhory, a deliveryman, 19, of Llangorse Road, Swansea; and Adam Rose, unemployed, 26, [...]