News - December

Man jailed for drugs offence

Man jailed for drugs offence

December 04, 2018

On Thursday 2nd August 2018 Officers from the Targeted Crime Team intercepted a vehicle travelling from Bradford into Lancashire believed to be transporting Class A drugs. The vehicle, a black VW Golf, travelled from Bradford through Colne and was eventually located in Townley Park, Burnley.

Detectives investigating series of robberies

Detectives investigating series of robberies

December 04, 2018

Officers are probing four robberies in the town which all took place yesterday (Monday, December 3rd) and they believe at least two of the offences are linked.

Cyclist seriously injured in collision

Cyclist seriously injured in collision

December 05, 2018

The cyclist was riding along Bay Gateway, heading away from Heysham Port, at about 6.30pm yesterday (December 4th) when he was involved in a collision with a Renault flatbed truck.

Man injured in Accrington collision

Man injured in Accrington collision

December 06, 2018

We are appealing for witnesses following a serious collision on the A56 at Accrington yesterday (Wednesday 5 December).

Investigation underway after man suffers injuries

Investigation underway after man suffers injuries

December 06, 2018

The man, 22, was found at shortly before 2.30pm yesterday (Wednesday, December 5th) by a member of the public

Appeal after serious collision

Appeal after serious collision

December 08, 2018

The incident happened at about 9.30pm yesterday (Friday, December 7th) on Crossland Road North, St Annes when a 54 year old man crossing the road was struck by a Ford Focus

Murder investigation launched

Murder investigation launched

December 09, 2018

Officers were called at about 1.20am today (Sunday, December 9th) to reports of a stabbing on Broomfield Road in the town.

Manhunt underway after murder in Fleetwood

Manhunt underway after murder in Fleetwood

December 09, 2018

Officers are looking for Mr Derbyshire and are appealing for the public’s help to try to find him but are warning he should not be approached.

Detectives investigating a murder have arrested a man

Detectives investigating a murder have arrested a man

December 09, 2018

Stephen Derbyshire, 33, of Fleetwood, was detained this afternoon (Sunday, December 9th) at an address in the town following a public appeal to help trace him. He has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Knifepoint robbery at Morecambe garage

Knifepoint robbery at Morecambe garage

December 11, 2018

Detectives have released CCTV images following a knifepoint robbery at a Morecambe fuel station.

Preston man jailed for mother's murder

Preston man jailed for mother's murder

December 11, 2018

A Preston man has been jailed for life for the murder of his mother.

UPDATE: Pair wanted in Blackpool county lines drugs investigation

UPDATE: Pair wanted in Blackpool county lines drugs investigation

December 12, 2018

A man wanted as part of an investigation into county lines drug gangs has been found.

CCTV appeal after police officer hit by car in Accrington

CCTV appeal after police officer hit by car in Accrington

December 13, 2018

Detectives have released CCTV as they continue to investigate an incident in which car rammed a police officer leaving him seriously injured.

Man charged with murder

Man charged with murder

December 17, 2018

Stephen Derbyshire, 33, of Hawthorn Drive, Fleetwood, has been charged with murder and common assault. He is due to appear before Blackpool Magistrates’ Court this morning (Monday, December 17th)

Attempted robbery in Preston

Attempted robbery in Preston

December 17, 2018

We are appealing for witnesses following an attempted robbery in Preston.

Witnesses sought after Morecambe collision

Witnesses sought after Morecambe collision

December 17, 2018

We are appealing for witnesses following a serious collision in Morecambe this morning.

Four charged with murder

Four charged with murder

December 18, 2018

Police were called around 10.35pm on November 27th to reports of a large scale disturbance in Rhyl Avenue.

Cyclist injured in collision

Cyclist injured in collision

December 18, 2018

The collision happened on the B6242 at the junction with Lancashire Way at about 5.10pm yesterday (Monday, December 17th)

Tribute to woman who died after collision

Tribute to woman who died after collision

December 18, 2018

Monica Burrow was involved in a road traffic accident on Glen View Road, on Thursday December 13th.

Offensive video: statement

Offensive video: statement

December 19, 2018

As soon as this video came to our attention we launched an investigation and we have today arrested a 41-year-old man from Preston on suspicion of religiously aggravated harassment.

Investigation underway after fatal house fire

Investigation underway after fatal house fire

December 19, 2018

Emergency services attended the scene and sadly an elderly woman was found deceased inside the address.

Emotional appeal for missing man to come home

Emotional appeal for missing man to come home

December 24, 2018

Steven Durand’s mother Christine said this would be the first Christmas she had ever spent without her son by her side and that she was heartbroken he would not be with her this year.

Missing teenager found

Missing teenager found

December 26, 2018

The 17 year old who went missing on December 23rd has been found

Tribute to man who died following collision

Tribute to man who died following collision

December 27, 2018

Emergency services were called to Preston Road in Grimsargh at 6am on 24th November 2018 to a report that an Audi A3 had left the carriageway and overturned injuring the occupants.

Man wanted following assault

Man wanted following assault

December 27, 2018

Officers are looking for Steven Brown, 32, but are warning the public he should not be approached.

Tribute to man who died in collision

Tribute to man who died in collision

December 28, 2018

Michael Garnett, 32, suffered head injuries in the collision on Sunday, December 23rd. He sadly died at the scene.

Appeal following M65 collision

Appeal following M65 collision

December 28, 2018

The incident happened on Saturday, December 22nd and caused the closure of part of the motorway for most of the day.

VIDEO: Appeal underway after taxi driver attempted robbery

VIDEO: Appeal underway after taxi driver attempted robbery

December 28, 2018

We are appealing for information after a taxi driver was attacked during an attempted robbery close to Kirkham.

Tribute to man who died in collision

Tribute to man who died in collision

December 28, 2018

It happened at around 3pm on Tuesday (December 11) on the A6 Slyne Road close to the junction with Oxford Street

Detectives arrest two youths following aggravated burglary

Detectives arrest two youths following aggravated burglary

December 28, 2018

The incident happened at around 2:40pm on Tuesday (December 18th) after the victim, a 23-year-old man from Preston, was followed by two men as he walking along Meadow Street

Serious collision at Chorley

Serious collision at Chorley

December 28, 2018

The collision happened at about 8.40pm today

Pedestrian seriously injured in collision

Pedestrian seriously injured in collision

December 29, 2018

The incident happened at 6.50pm yesterday (Friday, December 28th)

Serious collision at Chorley

Serious collision at Chorley

December 29, 2018

The incident happened at about 840pm yesterday

Man charged with Christmas Day stabbing

Man charged with Christmas Day stabbing

December 30, 2018

Warren Givens, 44, of is accused of Section 18 wounding


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