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

‘Terrifying’ armed robber jailed for eight years

stuart cheetham A man who threatened supermarket staff with a knife and stole hundreds of pounds worth of cash has been jailed for eight years. 33-year-old Stuart Cheetham (pictured left) was sentenced […]

7 years ago
Lancashire Constabulary target rural crime with high profile policing

Lancashire Constabulary have kicked off a new campaign to combat rural crime with a week of high profile policing activity across the county. Operation Firecrest has seen officers conducting extra […]

7 years ago
Crime roundup 23/09/11 – Burglaries target Asian businesses

Police in Preston have issued CCTV stills of two men they want to identify after a series of burglaries which targeted Asian heritage jewellery. There have been up to twenty offences […]

7 years ago
One of Preston’s most wanted men arrested on the run in Nigeria

dion lee A Preston man wanted in connection with importing cocaine, cannabis and firearms into the UK has been arrested in Nigeria. Dion Lee (pictured left), who has been on the run […]

7 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Crime Roundup 16/09/11 – Police investigate a ‘flasher’ in Penwortham

police tape Lancashire police are appealing for information following a number of “flashing” incidents at a park in Penwortham. In June and July police received four reports of a naked man who […]

8 years ago
Crime Roundup 26/08/11 – £20,000 of cannabis seized

Police have seized cannabis with an estimated street value of over £20,000 was after raiding a flat in Ashton. A warrant was executed under the Misuse of Drugs Act at […]

8 years ago
Preston man questioned over double murder in Fulwood

A 21-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the discovery of two bodies at a bungalow in Fulwood. Two women were found dead in Longfield and the […]

8 years ago
Special Police Inspectors appointed to oversee Lancashire Police’s voluntary constables

Eleven special inspectors have been appointed to oversee Lancashire’s Special Constabulary,  managing the policing activity of special sergeants and special constables across the county’s six policing divisions. Special Inspector Peter Allen, […]

8 years ago
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