Brighton man jailed over fake Viagra scam

A Brighton man has been jailed for his part in a £10 million fake Viagra scam. Darrell Jacob, 38, of Hereford Street, Brighton, was sent to prison four years at the Central Criminal Court – better known as the Old Bailey – in London today (Friday 29 May). Jacob was...
Posted On 29 May 2015 at 10:07 pm

Danger warning in Brighton woodland

Wires have been strung between trees at least twice in a Brighton wood. Sussex Police said: “Walkers, cyclists and others using tracks through Coldean Woods in Brighton are being warned to look out for wires being strung between trees to create danger. “Two such...
Posted On 29 May 2015 at 8:46 pm

Medics treat one person after kitchen fire in Portslade

One person was treated for shock after a kitchen fire in Portslade. The fire service said: “East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service were called to a report of a kitchen fire in Portslade.  “Two appliances from Hove attended the address in North Road at 6.43pm on...
Posted On 29 May 2015 at 8:37 pm

Suspected drug dealer charged over Brighton man’s death

A suspected drug dealer is due to appear before a judge charged with supplying the heroin that killed a Brighton man. Sussex Police said: “A man has been charged in connection with the death of man in Brighton. “Robert Skipper, 28, of no fixed address was found dead...
Posted On 29 May 2015 at 8:15 pm

Former Scout leader charged with sexually abusing Brighton boy

A former Scout leader and train guard is due to face court on charges of sexually abusing boys in Brighton and elsewhere. Sussex Police said: “A Lancing man has been charged with historic sexual offences against boys. “Taffy Mark Evans, 54, of Old Shoreham Road,...
Posted On 29 May 2015 at 7:59 pm

Brighton and Hove’s mental health trust needs to improve, say inspectors

The mental health trust that serves Brighton and Hove “requires improvement”, according to the Care Quality Commission. The official watchdog gave its verdict this week after carrying out an inspection earlier this year on the trust which runs Mill View, in Hove, among many other...
Posted On 29 May 2015 at 2:28 pm