Eight members of an organised crime gang who conspired to supply Class A drugs in Burnley and exploit vulnerable children into selling drugs have been jailed for a combined total of nearly 60 years. The sentences came after the East Targeted Crime Unit launched Operation Croatia in 2019, which specifically looked at disrupting the activities of the gang members associated with the ‘AK line’.
Officers are appealing for witnesses after a dog was stabbed multiple times at stables in Hambleton in what is believed to be a targeted attack. A second dog also suffered leg and hip injuries in the incident which happened at stables on Shard Road between 8pm on September 16th and 10am on September 17th
A man has been convicted of murdering his friend by stabbing him as the pair celebrated a birthday in Skelmersdale. Kristaps Muzikants will be sentenced at a later date.
Jack Jones, from Fleetwood, has been jailed for 16 weeks and given a restraining order, after he made threats to a female PC while she was on duty and loitered around the police station, waiting for her to finish her shift.