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Special constable charged with Misconduct in Public Office and sexual offences.

Special constable charged with Misconduct in Public Office and sexual offences.

September 06, 2017

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

Major operation at TH Smith waste site

Major operation at TH Smith waste site

September 06, 2017

The joint action by agencies including Lancashire Police, Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service, the Environment Agency and Hyndburn Borough Council was taken following numerous reports from members of the public concerned about activities associated with the site.

Concern growing for missing man

Concern growing for missing man

September 14, 2017

Anthony Carr, 30, was last seen by a relative at an address on Bonsall Street in Blackburn at about 4pm on August 9th. He was reported missing to police yesterday.

Pair jailed after drug seizure

Pair jailed after drug seizure

September 15, 2017

On April 27th Rhiannon Ferguson was observed meeting Christopher Harrison on a street in Walton, Liverpool where he supplied her with 3kgs of Cocaine.

Update: Investigation underway after man dies in Preston

Update: Investigation underway after man dies in Preston

September 15, 2017

Officers were contacted at shortly after 2.30am today (Friday, September 15th) by the ambulance service to a report that a man was being treated by paramedics on Aqueduct Street in Preston.

Clarke Carlisle found safe

Clarke Carlisle found safe

September 15, 2017

Former footballer Clarke Carlisle, 37, who went missing yesterday has been found safe and well in Liverpool this evening.

UPDATE: A mising woman has been found safe

UPDATE: A mising woman has been found safe

September 16, 2017

Helen Wilson went missing from her family home in Garstang but has now been found safe and well.

Great Harwood waste site given closure order

Great Harwood waste site given closure order

September 16, 2017

The T.H.Smith site on Meadow Street was subject to a hearing at Blackburn Magistrates’ Court on Friday 15th September, following a temporary closure notice being served on the site earlier this month.

Missing DJ found

Missing DJ found

September 16, 2017

Missing Rob Doherty has been found

Missing man found

Missing man found

September 21, 2017

Kenneth Metcalfe, 42, has been found.

Former police officer convicted of voyeurism

Former police officer convicted of voyeurism

September 21, 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.

Nelson man subject to anti-slavery order

Nelson man subject to anti-slavery order

September 22, 2017

A Nelson man who housed a Polish couple in poor living conditions and forced them to carry out manual labour has been imposed with a Slavery and Trafficking Risk Order (STRO).

Former football coach jailed

Former football coach jailed

September 25, 2017

The offences were committed when Whelan was a coach at two different youth football teams over periods in the mid-1970s and mid-1990s.

Woman left for dead after assault

Woman left for dead after assault

September 25, 2017

The incident happened between 8.10 and 8.20pm on Saturday (September 23rd) off George Street West opposite to the entrance of the Suez Recycling depot.

Man charged with murder

Man charged with murder

September 26, 2017

Following consultation with the Crown Prosecution Service, Saleem Said, 39, of Woodcroft Street, Rawtenstall, has been charged with the murder of Leanne Collopy, 25, the attempted murder of a two year old girl and arson with intent to endanger life.

UPDATE: Man arrested following Blackburn assault

UPDATE: Man arrested following Blackburn assault

September 28, 2017

Detectives investigating a brutal assault in Blackburn have charged a man.

Huge cannabis factory dismantled

Huge cannabis factory dismantled

September 28, 2017

Officers executed a Misuse of Drugs Act warrant at the mill premises on Maurice Street yesterday morning (Wednesday, September 27th) where they found the sophisticated set up containing more than 1,000 plants.

Appeal to trace man following rape

Appeal to trace man following rape

September 29, 2017

Officers want to speak to Lithunanian national Viktor Dadelo, 30, of Dalton Street, Nelson.


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