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A prolific Essex burglar who police said had “no qualms” has been jailed for four-and-a-half years after being caught red handed leaving a house he had just broken in to.

A 10-year-old boy who was reported missing from the village of Goldhanger, just outside Maldon in Essex, has been found.

The number of speeding drivers sent on awareness courses in Essex has increased by around 8,000 in the past year.

More than 100 faith group and community leaders from across Essex have pledged to work together to tackle social issues.

This year’s Clacton Airshow came close to breaking even after cutting costs by £20,000, it has been revealed.

A fraudster who scammed internet shoppers out of £21,000 has been jailed – four years after the crimes took place.

Police executed a modern slavery warrant near Braintree following information which suggested forced labour was potentially taking place.

Police are investigating reports of sexual offences alleged to have taken place at a former school in Halstead in Essex during the 1980s and 1990s.

A man has been jailed for six weeks after getting caught speeding twice in two months in Colchester while disqualified from driving.

Detectives are appealing for two men who are believed to have spoken to a woman moments before she was raped in Colchester to come forward.

An Essex councillor has denounced the “scumbag” who targeted his shop in a day light robbery and has called for harsher punishments against criminals.

A man who tried to lie his way out of trouble after being caught speeding in Stanway has been disqualified from driving.

A teenager has been charged with possession of a knife and making threats with a blade after two men were threatened at knife-point on the streets of Clacton-on-Sea.

Police have released CCTV images of a man they want to speak to after a charity box was stolen from a fish and chip shop in north-east Essex.

A robber stole thousands of pounds after raiding a village post office in north Essex.

A motorcyclist involved in a collision with a van in Cressing in August which claimed the life of his wife has also died.

A 28-year-old man from Kirby Cross has been given a community resolution order after illegally using a drone near rail lines in Tendring – the first unlicensed drone case Essex Police have dealt with.

A man wearing a balaclava threatened staff with a screwdriver and stole a three-figure sum of cash during a robbery of a post office in Colchester yesterday.

Essex Police have released CCTV images of two men they want to speak to in connection with a burglary in Colchester.

A former Colchester man has been jailed for two years and four months for committing sexual offences against children.

A balaclava-clad robber threatened a female member of staff at a Colchester post office yesterday before stealing a three-figure sum of cash.

A man who died in a road crash near Great Dunmow earlier this week has been named by police.

A man who died after a crash on the A12 near Colchester has been named as 55-year-old Darius Lapotka.

Police are investigating an alleged rape in Colchester.

An object believed to have been a large stone was thrown at a car travelling on the A120 in near Ardleigh, Essex Police has said.

Police have named the man who died after being found with serious injuries in a property in Maldon in north Essex.

In reaction to the figures obtained by Press Association, an imam at a Braintree Islamic centre, which has been the target of hate crime, says mosques are wrongly considered a ‘hotbed for extremism’, while a director at ISCRE says these crimes are an attack on British values

A man died when his car left the road and collided with a tree in Essex in the early hours of this morning.

Police seized large knives – including a Rambo knife – drugs paraphernalia and cash after finding the items near Firstsite in Colchester.

A father has paid tribute to his “lovely” son following an inquest into the boy’s death.

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