Two men arrested after Chiltern Drive fire

Two men have been arrested by police investigating a fire at a house in Hastings. Police received a report of a fire at a residential property in Chiltern Drive at 8.24pm yesterday (Dec 19th). Officers attended alongside crews from East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service (ESFRS). The fire was put out and no people were […]

St Leonards drug arrests after sharp eyed cops become suspicious

Sharp-eyed officers from Hastings police prevention team who stopped a suspect car on Sea Road, St Leonards, on Tuesday afternoon noticed an occupant hiding something inside the vehicle as they approached. A check revealed it to be a quantity of what is suspected to be heroin and crack cocaine. The driver and passenger were arrested […]

Police get tough in battle against ‘County Lines’ drug dealers

Viewers to BBC’s South East Today last night will have seen Police officers at work in Hastings making arrests as part of Sussex Police’s offensive against so-called ‘County Lines’ drug dealers – Operation Fortress. Police across Sussex have made scores of arrests in the last ten days as the force looks to keep up the […]