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Crime Roundup 03/02/12 – Live online chat with Lancashire police on Tuesday

Police Line Tape Lancashire Constabulary is to hold a special interactive web chat to discuss the importance of staying safe online on Safer Internet Day, Tuesday 7 February. This year the campaign is […]

12 years ago
Fulwood man jailed for life after stabbing his grandmother and aunt to death

lee browne A man who stabbed his grandmother and aunt to death in their Fulwood home in a frenzied attack was jailed for life today. Lee Browne, 22 from Fulwood, will be […]

12 years ago
Lancashire police jail drug gang spanning two continents

A man responsible for organising a major drugs supply chain spanning the UK, Europe and South America has been jailed for 24 years after being extradited from Holland. Michael Williams, […]

12 years ago
Hidden cameras help capture Preston car thieves

capture cars cctv Shocking footage catching car thieves in action has been released by Lancashire Police as they crackdown on car theft. The video shows a ‘trap car’ rigged with hidden cameras being […]

12 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Crime Roundup 20/01/12 – Police release evofit after man indecently assaults 16 year old girl

Police have issued a CCTV image of a man they want to speak with after a girl was robbed of her mobile phone at knifepoint last November. The offence took […]

12 years ago
Man faces jail after keeping father’s dead body to claim benefits

Preston Crown Court A man has been warned that he faces jail after keeping his father’s dead body in his living room so he could claim his benefits. Christopher Blackburn, 29, pleaded guilty […]

12 years ago
Teenager arrested after shooting in Ribbleton

Police Line Tape Police in Preston have arrested a teenager in connection with a shooting in Ribbleton earlier this week. A 23 year old man was shot in leg on Bowness Road, Brockholes, […]

12 years ago
Crime Roundup 13/01/12 – £12,000 of Cannabis seized, and a new helpline for Lancashire Constabulary

  Cannabis with an estimated street value of £12,800 has been seized by police in Preston. 32 mature plants were found at the address on Hopwood Street at around 9am […]

12 years ago
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