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This category relates to all things to do with crime in Preston.

Two Preston teens charged with thefts from cars

police tape Two teenage boys from Preston have been charged by police for stealing from a number of vehicles across the city. A 16-year-old from Fulwood and a 17-year-old from Ashton will […]

12 years ago
Police uncover £15,000 of cannabis plants in Ribbleton drugs raids

cannabis factory A crackdown on cannabis growers in the city has led to the arrest of a middle-aged couple and prevented thousands of pounds of drugs from reaching the streets. Police raided […]

12 years ago
Police seek key witness who saw Church Street crash

dorothy sumner Police are appealing for a witness who might hold key information about the death of an 87 year old woman to come forward. Dorothy Sumner broke her hip after the […]

12 years ago
‘Open Preston’ project launched to make Preston Council more transparent

A local journalist has started a project designed to make Preston Council more transparent. Daniel Bentley, who is currently studying at the University of Central Lancashire, has created ‘Open Preston‘ […]

12 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Police offer appeal after Preston jewellery store raid

Police Line Tape A jewellery store in Preston was subject to a shocking daylight raid yesterday afternoon. Police are now appealing for information after two men, who were not thought to be armed, […]

12 years ago
Three Preston offies fined for selling booze to children

Police Line Tape Three Preston stores have been fined by police for selling alcohol to children. An Ashton store was found to have sold booze on two occasions to a 15 and 16-year-old. […]

12 years ago
Preston businessman caught fly-tipping in Ashton

fly tipping ashton This was the pile of rubbish left dumped on the corner of a street in Ashton by a Preston businessman with no regard for the safety of the local residents. […]

12 years ago
Preston burglar jailed for over three years

john yates A burglar who was caught rifling through the handbag of woman in her Bamber Bridge home has been jailed for more than three years. John Yates, 37, from Lea, pleaded […]

12 years ago
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