Dangerous driving – police appeal for witnesses

Police investigating an incident of dangerous driving in Eastbourne are appealing for witnesses. Around 11am on Sunday April 25th, police were called to a report of dangerous driving involving a silver Mercedes Coupe and a silver Vauxhall Corsa. The Corsa had been driving along Dittons Road, before turning right at the roundabout onto Adur Drive. […]

Prolific burglar jailed after being caught on camera

A prolific burglar was caught on camera stealing cash, tools and building materials from a house in Eastbourne. Michael Stonestreet also stole a quantity of jewellery and other valuable items from a house in Hailsham, which he was linked to by his fingerprints. The 32-year-old child carer, of Butts Field, Hailsham, who has an extensive […]

Woman’s death no longer considered suspicious say police

A man arrested on suspicion of murder after the body of a woman was found in a house in Eastbourne, has been released and no further action is to be taken against him. At 3.25pm on Friday (September 4th) police were called to a house in Weatherby Close, Eastbourne, after the body of the resident, […]

Cambridge Road double stabbing – one man charged

A man has been charged in connection with a double stabbing in Eastbourne. Two men were taken to hospital following the incident in Cambridge Road about 9.26pm on Tuesday August 18th. Officers swiftly responded to the scene, and enquiries led to the arrest of Ethan Russell, 21, of Cranfield Road, Bexhill. He was charged with […]

Three years in custody for Eastbourne teenager who raided Co-op

A man who robbed an Eastbourne convenience store has been jailed. Zack Staniford entered the Co-op store in Meads Street around 9.20pm on Tuesday May 26th armed with a hammer. He smashed the plastic screens put in place due to the Covid-19 pandemic, before going behind the till and demanding cash. He got away with […]

Re-engaging in the outside world – Police cash will help charity extend its work

Sussex Police helped to raise almost £30,000 last year for a charity working to combat loneliness among the elderly. Chief Constable Giles York handed the money over to Re-engage – his chosen charity of the year for 2019 – at Sussex Police headquarters in Lewes on Tuesday. Re-engage, formerly known as Contact the Elderly, is […]