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Police appeal over firearm injuries at party in Derby

The two men were at a party in Derby Credit: PA

Police are appealing for witnesses after two men received firearm injuries at a party in Derby over the weekend.

Officers were called to Columbo House on Columbo Street in the city at 5.50am on Sunday by the ambulance service.

One man, aged 36, from London and a 24-year-old man from Nottingham sustained injuries that are not life threatening. They are now being treated in local hospitals.

Anyone who was there, or who has any information about the incident, should contact the police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


Drug dealer who hid plastic egg of heroin jailed for two years

Kevin Lenny was sentenced to two years by Derby Crown Court Credit: Derbyshire Constabulary

A drug dealer who was found carrying a plastic egg of heroin on his person has been jailed for two years.

Kevin Kenny pleaded guilty to possessing the drug with intent to supply. The 41-year-old from Longmoor Lane in Sandiacre was sentenced at Derby Crown Court on Monday.

Police were patrolling Long Eaton in June this year when they saw two men acting suspiciously in Queen Street.

They were taken to the police station and searched. A small plastic container of heroin was found during the search of Kenny, which contained more than 20 wraps of the drug.

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Appeal after young chef killed in suspected hit & run

The mother and stepfather of a talented young chef, who died in a suspected hit and run in Derbyshire, have made an emotional appeal to the public to find out what happened to their son.

Twenty-one-year-old Halcyon Theuri's body was found on the A615 Wingfield Road after he'd been out with friends in Alfreton for August Bank Holiday.

CCTV has now been released showing two cars which police believe had been using the road around the same time as Halcyon's death in the early hours of August 31st. Chris Halpin reports.

Video: Police release CCTV of Alfreton man before death

Derbyshire Constabulary have released CCTV of a man who was found dead in Alfreton, showing him before his death.

The footage shows Halcyon Theuri, who was found dead on Wingfield Road in the early hours of August 31.

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Void will 'never be filled' for parents of Alfreton man found dead

Stepdad Andi Marriott and Faith Marriott Credit: ITV News Central

The stepfather and mother of a man from Alfreton who was found dead in August have paid tribute to him at a press conference today.

The body of 20-year-old Halcyon Theuri was found on Wingfield Road in the early hours of Sunday, August 31.

Andi and Faith Marriott said that the void left by the death of Halcyon can't be filled, adding that he was a talented young chef.

"We have been touched by all the love and support we have received over the last few weeks and we thank everyone from the bottom of our hearts"

– Andi and Faith Marriott

Later today, police are planning to release CCTV footage of Halcyon before his death and of two cars that travelled along the road shortly before he was discovered.


Photos: Scene of Darley Abbey assault

Police are appealing for information following a serious sexual assault on a woman in Darley Abbey.

ITV News Central has been to the scene and captured these photos.

A Derbyshire Constabulary vehicle on the scene Credit: ITV News Central
Road signs near the scene Credit: ITV News Central
The incident happened close to a local nature reserve area off South Avenue Credit: ITV News Central
The incident happened close to a local nature reserve area off South Avenue Credit: ITV News Central

Two men arrested over garage burglary thanks to local eye witness

The men were arrested last night Credit: PA

Police arrested two men on suspicion of burglary last night after they were called by a vigilant member of the public to a garage in Shirebrook.

Officers were called to a row of garages in Swanwick Avenue, Shirebrook, just before midnight on Wednesday.

A member of the public spotted two men acting suspiciously around the garages.

Police attended and arrested two men on suspicion of burglary after they were found inside one of the garages.

They remain in police custody this morning.

Police investigating after van set on fire in Ripley

Police are investigating the arson in Ripley Credit: Joe Giddens/PA Archive/PA Images

Police investigating an arson attack in Ripley are appealing for witnesses.

On Monday at approximately 6.30pm a yellow Vivaro van was set on fire. The van was parked near to a farm next to the former Hanson Brick site on Whitely Road, Ripley.

Officers investigating are keen to speak to anyone that may have been in the area at the time to contact them with any information.

Anyone with information is asked to contact PC Sean Davis on 101 quoting crime reference number 35396/15.

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