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

City centre reveller in hospital after having throat slashed on Church Street

Police Line Tape Two men have been arrested after a Preston man had his throat slashed this morning on Church Street, Preston. The 24-year-old was attacked by three men after being involved in […]

12 years ago
Crime Roundup 16/12/2011 – Woman sentenced after pleading guilty to killing mother

A Preston woman has been sentenced to an indefinite hospital order after pleading guilty to killing her mother at the house they shared in Ashton. Elizabeth Donnelly, 27, of Preesall […]

12 years ago
Police launch new non-emergency phone service 101 for reporting crime

101 non-emergency number A new number for reporting non-emergency crimes to the police launches in Lancashire today. The 101 service is available for members of the public to discuss anti-social behaviour, report incidents […]

12 years ago
Businesses on alert as police hunt catalytic converter thieves in Preston

cctv from roman way thefts A spate of catalytic converter thefts in the north of Preston has triggered a police appeal. CCTV images show a gang targeting Mercedes Sprinter Vans on industrial premises around Longridge […]

12 years ago
Crime Roundup 09/12/11 – Christmas revellers warned about excessive drinking

Christmas revellers are being warned not to put themselves at risk by drinking excessively at home before a night on the town. As a member of the Safer Lancashire Partnership, […]

12 years ago
Third man hunted in Preston city centre rape investigation

Araz Latif Najmaden A third man is being hunted in connection with a horrific sex attack which took place in Preston this summer. Detectives want to speak to Araz Latif Najmaden, pictured above, […]

12 years ago
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 […]

12 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 […]

13 years ago
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