News - May
UPDATE: a body found in the Forest of Bowland is that of Katie Kenyon
May 01, 2022
The body found on Friday has now been formally identified as the missing Padiham mum.
Appeal to find missing boy
May 10, 2022
He was last seen at around 2.40pm on May 3rd in Ashton-on-Ribble
Eight arrested as part of drugs investigation
May 11, 2022
This morning’s activity follows a lengthy proactive investigation
Seven charged with drug offences
May 12, 2022
Anyone with concerns about drug-dealing or any other criminal activity in their area can call police on 101 or 999 in an emergency. Alternatively, Crimestoppers can be contacted, in confidence, on 0800 555111 or online at crimestoppers.org
Teenager dies after collision
May 13, 2022
Owen Jones, from Crawshawbooth, was taken to hospital but sadly died yesterday afternoon
Two jailed after pet dog killed
May 13, 2022
Ashley Grundy and Steven Robinson carried out the depraved act as revenge after a fall-out in a pub.
Man sentenced for manslaughter of partner
May 13, 2022
Donald Payne, 62, of Dinmore Avenue, Blackpool, was sentenced at Preston Crown Court to life and must serve at least 12 years before he is able to apply for parole after admitting to the manslaughter of Simone Ambler in March 2021.
Lancashire Police support Op Sceptre, national week of action against knife crime
May 16, 2022
From today (Monday 16th May), officers from Lancashire Police will be joining other police forces in the national Operation Sceptre week of intensive action to tackle knife crime.
Tribute paid as investigation continues into death of woman
May 18, 2022
A 44-year-old man from Preston who we arrested on suspicion of murder has been bailed while our enquiries continue.
Investigation underway into Preston fire
May 20, 2022
Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting log 1347 of May 19th. Alternatively contact independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
Four gang members jailed for 30+ years
May 23, 2022
The men operated a dedicated drugs line in Accrington and have been given prison sentences totalling more than 30 years.
Men sentenced following assault
May 24, 2022
He has been left with permanent scarring and went through months of rehabilitation to help him to learn to walk and talk again.
Men jailed following Lancashire Constabulary investigation
May 26, 2022
Op Bergen was an investigation into the supply of cocaine from Greater Manchester into Fleetwood in October and November last year which resulted in us taking half a kilo of high purity cocaine out of circulation.
UPDATE: Missing girl found
May 27, 2022
Further to our earlier appeals, Darcy, missing from Blackpool, has been found safe and well in the resort this afternoon (Friday, May 27).
A 60-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of child abduction and is in custody.
Appeal after transgender assault
May 30, 2022
Anybody who recognises the youth in the image should call police on 101, quoting log 1257 of April 24, 2022.
Chief Constable plants a tree for the Queen’s Jubilee
June 01, 2022
To celebrate Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee, Chief Constable Chris Rowley planted a commemorative tree at Lancashire Police Headquarters.