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£8000 seized from Kirkcaldy drug dealer

PROSECUTORS have used proceeds of crime legislation to seize £8,000 from a convicted drug dealer.

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Two charged after man seriously injured

Two charged after man seriously injured

Two men have been charged after a serious assault in Kirkcaldy at the weekend.

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Police have appealed for information.

Bogus workmen target 92-year-old woman

Police in Fife are appealing for information after bogus workmen targeted a 92-year-old woman.

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Police sealed off the area.

Man in hospital after serious assault

A man is being treated in hospital after a serious assault in Kirkcaldy.

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The pair trashed a Co-op store in Anstruther. Picture: Google

Armed robbers, aged 15, locked up after violent crime spree

Two baby faced armed robbers who held up a Tesco store when they were both aged just 15 have been locked up.

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Martin Forbes (left) and Gary Hughes from the Gallatown Bike Hub.  Pic by Fife Photo Agency

Warning over ‘huge rise’ in bike thefts in east Kirkcaldy

Bike owners in the east of Kirkcaldy are being warned to be on their guard after a big rise in thefts in recent months.

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The family were traced safe and well in Portugal.

Man charged following spate of Tay coast offences

A man has been charged with seventy offences following a spate of acquisitive crime offences in the Tay coast area of Fife.

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Fawcett was found guilty at the High Court in Edinburgh.

Girl raped by web predator

A PREDATOR who raped a schoolgirl attacked his victim after sending her ‘salacious’ messages on Facebook and Snapchat, a court has heard.

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The jury at the High Court in Livingston took less than an hour to convict Cowan.

Man violently raped mum of three at house party

A Fife man has been convicted of violently raping a mum of three at a house party.

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Fife Police community team

Police column: Meet the team who help keep us all safe

Welcome to a new monthly article that hopes to tell you about what your local police have been up to in your communities, recent crimes in your area and provide advice on how to prevent becoming a victim of crime.

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Alexander Hope.

Man jailed over sex offences against children online

A man responsible for numerous sexual offences against children in Fife has been jailed.

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Drivers are being urged to plan accordingly, check the conditions ahead and make sure they are prepared for all eventualities.

Police issue appeal after Fife church vandalised

Police have issued an appeal for information after an East Neuk church was vandalised.

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Hayley Davidson.

Ex-soldier admits killing baby

A former soldier has admitted killing his girlfriend’s five-month-old daughter by repeatedly shaking the baby until her brain bled.

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Police Scotland has apologised for the seven month delay in releasing CCTV footage of Allan Bryant leaving the nightclub.

Police offer Bryant family “sincere apologies” over crucial CCTV delay

The distraught father of missing Fife man Allan Bryant has made an emotional plea to police to release CCTV footage of his his which has never been made public.

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Corrie McKeague. Picture: submitted

Inquiry into Corrie disappearance ended

Police investigating the disappearance of missing airman Corrie McKeague say they have ‘reached the point where there are no realistic lines of enquiry left to pursue’.

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Fife drug initiative hailed as success

Fife drug initiative hailed as success

A major initiative to tackle drug dealing across Fife has resulted in more than 200 people being arrested or reported in its first year.

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Seven OAPs were targeted.

Pair arrested over bogus workmen offences

Two people have been arrested following bogus workmen offences in Fife.

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The pair appeared at Dunfermline Sheriff Court.

Pair in court over video re-enacting woman being beaten to death with dog lead

TWO people have appeared in court over allegations they uploaded a video to the internet re-enacting the death of a woman on the 10th anniversary of her death.

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Falkirk man admits drink driving in Fife

Falkirk man admits drink driving in Fife

A 19 year-old man admitted drink driving, driving without due care and attention and without insurance in Fife.

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Vow to tackle firebugs after rise in Kirkcaldy incidents

Vow to tackle firebugs after rise in Kirkcaldy incidents

Kirkcaldy’s fire chief has vowed to do all in his power to tackle the rise in deliberate fire setting in parts of Kirkcaldy, which has reached a five year high.

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