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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 […]

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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 […]

11 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 […]

11 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 […]

11 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Crime Roundup 29/07/11 – Immigration offenders arrested, burglar jailed for five years

Police are appealing for the public’s help in tracing a 29 year old man from Leyland who is wanted in connection with a serious assault. Detectives would like to speak […]

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Crime & Police Roundup 15/07/11 – Teen graffiti cleanup, ASBOs and two men jailed for robbery

A group of teenagers cleaned graffiti at Preston Marina after they admitted spraying paint on the swing-bridge. The six 15-year-old boys sprayed names and initials on the bridge on Maritime […]

11 years ago
Crime & Police Roundup 10/06/2011

A Preston man has been jailed for four years following a police operation to target drug crime in the city. Adrian Allen, 46, of Gamull Lane, Ribbleton appeared at Preston […]

11 years ago
Crime and Police Roundup 03/6/2011

Another weekly roundup of Preston’s crime and policing activity, with links to Lancashire Constabulary and providing contact details if any readers can contribute information about any of the incidents listed. […]

11 years ago
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