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'Burglars stole my car from driveway and torched it'

'Burglars stole my car from driveway and torched it'

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Ricky Crosher

Drug addict who stabbed ex-girlfriend with screwdriver is jailed for 8 years

Four Basildon men charged with burglary after Colchester home was raided

Four Basildon men charged with burglary after Colchester home was raided

Samantha Parker

Have you seen Samantha, missing from her home in Canvey?

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Armed police at scene of disturbance at Laindon home

Armed police at scene of disturbance at Laindon home

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The haul - picture by Sergeant Ben Woollard

Police arrest drug duo after spotting them littering out of a car

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Sean Pittom

Sean Pittom's family pay tribute to 21-year-old crash victim: "To us he was perfect"

Sean Pittom

Tributes paid to young dad Sean, 21, killed in A132 horror crash

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Youths laughed as they hurt almost blind man in 'hate crime' attack

Youths laughed as they hurt almost blind man in 'hate crime' attack

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Firefighters cut person from car in Benfleet crash

Firefighters cut person from car in Benfleet crash

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Picture by Lewis Greenhill

Man dies after car crashes into underpass near Pitsea flyover

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How could they? Adults stand by and laugh as children chase and harass a cockerel until it died

How could they? Adults stand by and laugh as children chase and harass a cockerel until it died

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PCSO Mandy Moxon, Wendy Harvey from Basildon Council and PCSO Roger Powland are taking action over nuisance bikers

Police vow to tackle hellraising bikers plaguing estate

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Tom Lee-James took this picture of the snake seen in Shoebury garden, which is still on the loose

PICTURE: Gardener with fear of snakes describes moment he encounters '9ft python'

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Would-be thieves tried to steal money from grandfather as he used cash machine

Would-be thieves tried to steal money from grandfather as he used cash machine

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Going to V Festival? Don't take legal highs or you could be fined, arrested or thrown out

Going to V Festival? Don't take legal highs or you could be fined, arrested or thrown out

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The attack is thought to have happened inside Richard Glanville's luxury farmhouse, pictured

Former fashion chain chief quizzed over Little Burstead murder case

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Missing Southend man David found safe and well more than a week after disappearance

Missing Southend man David found safe and well more than a week after disappearance

Paul Nicholls was punched to the floor and winded in the attempted mugging

Thug punches man and breaks his dentures for refusing to hand over £1

Officer jumps out from behind phone box to arrest theft suspect

Officer jumps out from behind phone box to arrest theft suspect

Mickey Whipps suffered bloody gashes to his shoulder and back after the save attack

Thug lashes teenager with dog chain

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David Robertson, also known as Tim, is thought to be wearing the same jacket in this photo

Marine police search Southend pond for missing man - partner urges him to come home

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Police called to Felmores over suspected stabbing

UPDATE: Three teenagers arrested after boy stabbed in Pitsea

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The Cellar Plus CCTV image

CCTV image: Man threatens shop worker with knife

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Air ambulance lands in Long Riding in Basildon

Man in 30s taken to hospital after falling unconscious - air ambulance landed

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The drugs package found (from Ben Woollard Twitter)

Three arrested after drugs haul found when police swoop on Basildon home

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Inquest into Little Burstead murder victim Ricci Gallagher opened today

Inquest into Little Burstead murder victim Ricci Gallagher opened today

The woman was shot in her own home in Chesham Drive

Woman shot in face by intruder loses sight in her eye

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Purse snatching gang target three elderly women in Rayleigh town centre

Purse snatching gang target three elderly women in Rayleigh town centre

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Nick Alston

Essex's Police and Crime Commissioner is among the cheapest in the UK, new report reveals

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Police arrest pensioner over series of indecent assaults in Basidon

Police arrest pensioner over series of indecent assaults in Basidon

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85-year-old woman shaken up after burglar jumps through living room window

85-year-old woman shaken up after burglar jumps through living room window

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Murder investigation launched after man dies from his serious head injuries

Murder investigation launched after man dies from his serious head injuries

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The burglars deliberately caused a mess as they raided a home in Rettendon (pictured)

Mindless burglars trashed our house to steal £400

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Police link assault which left man with life-threatening head injuries with a house fire

Police link assault which left man with life-threatening head injuries with a house fire

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Police want to speak to this man after steak and beer cans stolen from BP garage - do you recognise him?

Police want to speak to this man after steak and beer cans stolen from BP garage - do you recognise him?

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The builder filmed the exchange with the intruder (pictured) on his mobile phone

'Illegal immigrant' slept in builder's car

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A13 delays due to broken down vehicle

UPDATE: A13 reopens after broken down vehicle causes delays

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Forensics teams at the house in Chesham Drive, Laindon

"There was a lot of blood, she couldn't open her eye": Eye-witnesses speak out after woman shot in face

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Police taped off the house in Chesham Drive where the incident happened

Community left in shock after gunman shoots woman in eye in her own home

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Spencer Taylor was handed a suspended prison sentence at Basildon Crown Court (pictured)

Dad with bullets in his bedside drawer is spared prison

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Man had illegal stun guns at his Shoebury home

Man had illegal stun guns at his Shoebury home

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Teenage boy punched as man tries to take iPhone in late-night attack

Teenage boy punched as man tries to take iPhone in late-night attack

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C2C disruption due to flooding

C2C disruption due to flooding

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Dementia drug will be welcome news

Dementia drug will be welcome news

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Detective Chief Inspector Scott Cannon

Top detective only just makes start of bike race thanks to his parents

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Finn and his fans – youngsters and teeachers at the school are thoroughly enjoying spending time with their four-legged friend

Finn proving to be a big success at school

56 coloured wraps of crack cocaine and heroin were recovered

Pair arrested as crack cocaine and heroin found in park

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Shaun Cumings

Four men wanted by police for various offences across South Essex

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Couple's fury as 50 birds worth £1,000 stolen from aviary and garden shed

Couple's fury as 50 birds worth £1,000 stolen from aviary and garden shed

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