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Preston drugs raids begin with three people arrested

Bag containing cannabis Pic: Cannabis Culture Bag containing cannabis Pic: Cannabis Culture Police in Preston have begun drugs raids across the city. Branded Operation Nexus the first warrant executed was Duke Street in Frenchwood. Officers found […]

23 hours ago
Man with links to area wanted by police after failing to return to prison

Adam Harrison failed to return to prison. Photo: Lancashire Police Lancashire Police are appealing for information after a man with links to the area failed to return to prison. Adam […]

1 day ago
Woman dies following Longridge Road incident

The incident took place in Longridge Road Pic: Google The incident took place in Longridge Road Pic: Google A woman has died following an incident in Ribbleton on Saturday afternoon. The 44-year-old woman was found otuside an e-cigarette shop […]

1 day ago
Significant and violent incidents in Preston trigger police response

Police raid a home in Preston Police raid a home in Preston A spate of serious and violent incidents have triggered a week-long operation from Preston Police. Police are going to be on the streets of […]

1 day ago
Advertisement Advertisement Police catch motorist driving over 130mph on M6

Car spotted driving at high speed on the M6. Credit: @lancsroadpolice Police caught a driver travelling at “silly speeds” on the motorway early yesterday morning (March 26). A motorist was […]

2 days ago
Police issue appeal to trace wanted Romanian man with links to Preston

Patrica Ghita Patrica Ghita A man who is charged in connection with carrying a knife in public has failed to attend court. Petrica Ghita, from Romania, was due to attend Preston Magistrates’ […]

2 days ago
Stolen BMW and Mini recovered in Preston by police

The BMW was found in Fishwick Pic: LancsRoadPolice The BMW was found in Fishwick Pic: LancsRoadPolice A number of stolen cars have been recovered in Preston during a police operation. During the early hours of Sunday morning Lancashire […]

2 days ago
Woman taken to hospital after Ribbleton incident

Section of Gamull Lane Pic: Google Section of Longridge Road in Ribbleton Lane Pic: Google Part of Longridge Road was closed off by police following a ‘serious incident’ on Saturday tea time. Update: Police confirm woman involved […]

3 days ago
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