Bring us your concerns! Police commander promises ‘robust’ action

A property in St Leonards associated with violence, anti-social behaviour and drug issues has been shut down under a closure order. The order, under the Anti-Social Behaviour Crime and Policing Act 2014, was heard before Hastings Magistrates’ Court last Tuesday (Nov 17th). It prevents anyone from entering the premises at Lovat Mead for three months. The […]

Hastings man faces court on drugs and firearms charges

A man has appeared in court on firearms and drugs charges following a police operation in Hastings Shortly after 5am on Friday, armed officers supported proactive intelligence-led searches by local detectives at two addresses in Hastings, one in Grove Road and one in Harkness Drive. There was no violence or injury during the operation and […]

Suspended jail sentence for ‘naive or stupid’ dodgy cigarettes crook

A CRIMINAL has narrowly escaped jail after being caught with 85,000 illegal cigarettes in the back of his van. Shirwan Jabar was stopped by police unloading boxes from the van outside a shop in London Road, St Leonards, following a report of a vehicle being driven erratically on September 4th last year. East Sussex Trading […]