Four fraudsters admitted making hundreds of pounds by duping dog lovers into buying puppies they thought were from loving homes when they had been bred at cruel puppy farms, a court heard.
A man has been charged with Class A drug offences after police raided his home after a tip-off.
A fraudster who used social media to hunt for victims before tricking them into thinking he was in a relationship with them has been jailed for six years after stealing more than £40,000.
A woman's "idyllic" home was turned into a "part-dream, part-nightmare" after a crime gang had committed a burglary there, a court has heard.
A trusted carer stole sentimental jewellery from two vulnerable victims - including a treasured engagement ring bought more than 60 years ago, a court heard.
A carer who admitted an "abuse of trust" by stealing jewellery which she then tried to pawn was warned by a court that she could face jail.
A man who stole handbags, jewellery and cash from elderly people in a month-long crime spree across the region has been jailed for six years.
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