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Three Preston men arrested in major drugs investigation

police-project-medusa Three men aged 35, 46 and 47 from Preston have been arrested in a major drugs investigation to tackle county lines dealing. On February 25 officers, alongside police from Merseyside, […]

2 years ago
Police appeal for stolen motorcycle in Preston

Lancashire Police are asking for help to track down a stolen motorcycle from the Lea area. A motorcycle was stolen last Tuesday night (6 May) from Gilhouse Avenue, Lea in […]

7 years ago
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 […]

10 years ago
Crime roundup 11/11/11 – Drug dealer jailed for 9 months

A Preston man has been jailed following a police operation to target drug crime in the city. John Cross, 42, of Pope Lane, Ribbleton, appeared at Preston Crown Court last […]

10 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Overall crime in Lancashire falls, but sexual offences on the rise

Overall crime in Lancashire is falling, according to Home Office figures released yesterday. The findings show a 4.8 percent reduction in overall crime from July 2010 to June 2011, which […]

10 years ago
Nine arrested across Lancashire after dawn raids

Nine people have been arrested after police carried out a series of coordinated dawn raids across Kirkham, Preston, Blackpool and Bolton in a crackdown on serious and organised crime. Officers […]

10 years ago
Crime Roundup 30/09/11 – Man jailed for eight years after series of robberies

A man has been jailed for eight years for a series of robberies in Chorley and Preston. Stuart Cheetham, 33, of no fixed address, was given the prison sentence when […]

10 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 […]

10 years ago
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