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Crime Roundup 02/12/11 – £72,000 of cannabis seized, robbery at Blackpool Road bookmakers

A cannabis factory with an estimated street value of £72,000 has been found at a flat in Preston. Officers acting on information from the local community executed a drugs warrant […]

9 years ago
Fourth Preston man jailed for part in North West drugs gang

Gary Cluskey The war against drugs in Lancashire scored another success today as another member of a Preston drugs gang was put behind bars. Gary Cluskey of Chapel Lane, New Longton, was […]

9 years ago
Police hunt three women after two teenage girls hurt in street brawl on Church Street

Above: The faces of three women police want to speak to in connection with an assault on Church Street These are the faces of three women police in Preston want to speak to about a fight outside a city night club. Five women were involved in an incident outside […]

9 years ago
New Longton drugs gang get 16 years jail time after police raids

new longton drugs gang A drugs baron who lived a life of luxury in an affluent village outside Preston has been jailed for nine years and four months. Lee Ormandy who blighted the local […]

9 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Crime Roundup 25/11/11 – Man jailed for sexual abuse of young girls

A man has been jailed for 19 years for the sexual abuse of young girls dating back more than 30 years. Vincent Whittingham, (pictured above), 69, of Stydd Lane in […]

9 years ago
Jail time for Ingol thief who stole Poppy Appeal tins

carl mason Watch CCTV below showing Carl Mason swiping the Poppy Appeal charity tin from the counter of Santander in Blackburn A Preston man who stole cash donated to help war veterans […]

9 years ago
Crime Roundup 18/11/11- Armed robbery in Ribbleton, and man jailed for sexually assaulting a teenager

Police are appealing for information following an armed robbery at a shop in Preston last month. At around 8:50pm on 14 October, two men went in to the Grange Convenience […]

9 years ago
CCTV released showing moment Ribbleton store was raided by knife-wielding robbers

cctv grange convenience store edited Police have issued a fresh appeal to catch a man who threatened a shop worker in Preston with a knife. The CCTV photo above show the moment when two men […]

9 years ago
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