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Preston junk shop owner jailed for selling military ammunition

Darren Brown was found to be selling the ammo at That Shop in Preston The owner of a ‘Steptoe and Son’ style junk shop has been jailed for three years after he was found to have military ammunition for sale. Police searched Darren Brown’s […]

5 years ago
Brett Albin jailed for stealing iPads and claiming victims bought stolen goods

Brett Albin told police he was a regular visitor to the property. He wasn't. A burglar who claimed he had visited a house to sell stolen goods has been jailed for 15 months. Brett Albin, 40, broke into the house in The Boulevard, Frenchwood, […]

5 years ago
Nicholas Armstrong jailed for stealing Preston priest’s wallet

Nicholas Armstrong A burglar who broke into a priest’s house and stole his wallet while the priest cooked Sunday lunch has been jailed for 14 months. Nicholas Armstrong, 42, climbed in through […]

5 years ago
Fishergate bomb trial: Preston man cleared of ALL charges

Police outside the Fishergate Shopping Centre on Thursday A Preston man who appeared in court accused of planting a home made explosive in the Fishergate Shopping Centre has been cleared of all charges. The jury at Preston Crown […]

5 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Kerdine Ahmedi jailed for sexually assaulting woman in her own bed

Kerdine Ahmedi A sex attacker has been jailed for two years and four months after forcing himself on a woman in her own bed in Preston. Kerdine Ahmedi, 46, knew the woman […]

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Fishergate bomb trial: Ingol man appears in court charged with planting the device

Bomb squad on the scene in Butler Street Pic: Tony Worrall A man accused of planting an explosive which closed the Fishergate Shopping Centre on one of the busiest shopping days before Christmas has appeared in court. David Rutherford, 25, is […]

5 years ago
Clifford Brett jailed for sexually abusing young boys at religious safehouse

Clifford Brett has been jailed for five years A member of the Jesus Army has been jailed for historic sex abuse against two school boys at communes run by the Christian organisation in Lancashire. Clifford Brett, 66, targeted […]

5 years ago
Builder avoids jail after drunken punch up at Ingol wedding

Preston Crown Court Pic: Tony Worrall A wedding guest was left with a broken nose after he was accused of flirting with another man’s girlfriend. Builder Ryan Mulliner, 22, from Preston, was told he was lucky […]

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