Crime

A battering ram was used on one property to force the door

Operation Nemesis: Seven people charged with drugs offences after Preston raids

Seven people have been charged by police following drugs raids across Preston on Wednesday. Police raided 13 addresses across the city, plus homes in Penwortham and Bamber Bridge, as part of Operation Nemesis. All seven have been charged with conspiring to supply class A drugs – crack cocaine and heroin. Those charged are: Ryan Malik, 27, of Henderson Street, Preston Ainsley Cox, 21, of Avenham […]

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Police officers raid a house in Preston on Wednesday morning

Operation Nemesis: Details of seven people arrested during drugs raids

Seven men and woman have been arrested on suspicion of being involved in drug dealing in the city. Police raided addresses across Preston, Penwortham and Bamber Bridge on Wednesday. The arrests are part of Operation Nemesis, aimed at clamping down on serious organised crime in the city. Warrants were executed under the Misuse of Drugs Act at addresses in Kingsfold Drive in Penwortham, as well […]

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A battering ram was used on one property to force the door

Watch: Police raid properties across Preston in latest drugs raids

Eight more Prestonians have been arrested in the latest drugs raids by Preston Police. Dawn raids in Avenham and across the rest of the city Video released by police shows officers arriving at various properties, with one having its door smashed with a battering ram. If you’re on our app click here to watch. The raids are part of Operation Nemesis, aimed at tackling serious […]

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Operation Nemesis: Eight more arrested in Preston drugs raids

Thirteen Preston properties were raided by officers from Preston police on Wednesday morning. Lancashire Police said eight people had been arrested on drug related offences. The raids were part of Operation Nemesis which has seen more than 20 people charged with drugs offences across the city. Police acted on information reported anonymously from the public about suspicions of drug dealing in the city. No further […]

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Police horses on patrol

Lancashire Police open day: 8,000 tickets gone for Hutton headquarters day

Lancashire Police may release more tickets to their behind the scenes day at the Hutton headquarters. Just on the edge of Preston, the building is to host dog training demonstrations, how they respond to major incidents and police horse demonstrations. Police have tweeted to say the 8,000 free tickets for the event have all been booked. Lancashire Police tweeted to say the Behind the Badge […]

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The Adelphi pub is close to the university campus in the city

Three men arrested after incident outside Adelphi pub

Three men were arrested for fighting outside a Preston pub. Police were called to the Adelphi pub on the Fylde Road roundabout at 1.10am on Sunday. A disturbance outside the pub had resulted in damage to three windows. Three men were arrested and charged with affray. Police briefly closed the roundabout by the pub during the incident.

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