News - October

Former police officer jailed

Former police officer jailed

October 09, 2017

Nigel Mungur, 40, a former immediate response officer, pleaded guilty in November 2015 to Misconduct in Public Office, Conspiracy to Commit Misconduct in Public Office, money laundering and unauthorised access to a computer.

Appeal to trace 32-year-old wanted man

Appeal to trace 32-year-old wanted man

October 10, 2017

We are appealing for the public’s help locating a wanted man who has links across the county.

Man jailed for robbery

Man jailed for robbery

October 12, 2017

Lee ‘Titch’ Taylor, 31, of Adelaide Terrace in Blackburn, was convicted of robbery following a trial at Preston Crown Court.

Man convicted of manslaughter

Man convicted of manslaughter

October 16, 2017

Gary Fletcher, of Wilton Street, was sentenced at Preston Crown Court following the death of his partner Nicola Haworth, 33, last year.

Special Constable jailed for misconduct and sexual offences

Special Constable jailed for misconduct and sexual offences

October 17, 2017

Jack Baxter, 22, of Manchester, was arrested in November last year following an investigation by Lancashire Constabulary’s Online Child Abuse Investigation Team.

Teenager’s grave damaged in Pleasington

Teenager’s grave damaged in Pleasington

October 18, 2017

We are appealing for information after a teenager’s grave was damaged in Pleasington.

Former policeman jailed

Former policeman jailed

October 20, 2017

Jayson Lobo, 48, of Woodfold Park, Mellor, was found guilty of 11 counts of voyeurism relating to seven women following a trial at Liverpool Crown Court last month. He was cleared of a further seven counts.

Evergreen tree offers good luck to Blackpool’s new police HQ

Evergreen tree offers good luck to Blackpool’s new police HQ

October 24, 2017

A sapling has been planted at the site of the new West Division Police Headquarters in Blackpool as part of a tradition to bestow good luck and longevity of life to the building.

Body found in search for missing man

Body found in search for missing man

October 24, 2017

The body has been identified as that of Mr Phillip Heap, 41, who had been missing from his home in Accrington since about 8.20am this morning. A post mortem examination will take place to establish the cause of death but at this time it is not being treated as suspicious.

New Town Centre Police Operating base opens to the Public

New Town Centre Police Operating base opens to the Public

October 27, 2017

A new Local Police Operating base located in the heart of Blackburn Town Centre has opened to the public.

Man charged with murder

Man charged with murder

October 31, 2017

Police were called around 8.25pm on Wednesday (October 25) to a report a man had been shot in Barnard Close.

Man jailed for life for murdering partner

Man jailed for life for murdering partner

October 31, 2017

Craig O’Sullivan, 40, of Chorcliffe Mews, Hollinshead Street, Chorley, admitted the charge when he appeared at Preston Crown Court yesterday (Monday, October 30th).


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