News - September

Witness appeal after Hambleton collision

Witness appeal after Hambleton collision

September 02, 2022

We are appealing for witnesses and dashboard mounted camera footage following a serious injury collision in Hambleton today (Friday, September 2).

Police were called around 6.45am to a report of a vehicle in a field off Carr Lane.

Four arrested and cash, drugs and weapons seized during the latest Op Vanquish action

Four arrested and cash, drugs and weapons seized during the latest Op Vanquish action

September 02, 2022

We are continuing to take the fight to criminals as part of the latest Op Vanquish, our major countywide operation to crack down on crime across Lancashire.

Family tribute to biker

Family tribute to biker

September 02, 2022

In a tribute his family said:” Bill was an avid motorbike enthusiast and had always ridden bikes since the age of 16.

Two convicted after shooting

Two convicted after shooting

September 02, 2022

Matheson, 39, of Houldsworth Road, Preston and Quinn, 30, of Holme Slack Lane, Preston will be sentenced on October 21st.

Appeal following spate of fires in Nelson

Appeal following spate of fires in Nelson

September 05, 2022

Following a spate of car fires in the Nelson area we have made an arrest and a man remains in custody while enquiries continue.

The investigation is being led by CID and detectives are also continuing to appeal for information and are specifically asking for doorbell or dashcam footage.

Three people charged following assaults on police officers

Three people charged following assaults on police officers

September 07, 2022

Five of our officers were assaulted over the weekend during three separate incidents.

Death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

September 08, 2022

We are deeply saddened to hear of the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth today (Thursday, September 8th).

Family of Alex Tyson pay tribute as investigation into fatal M6 collision continues

Family of Alex Tyson pay tribute as investigation into fatal M6 collision continues

September 10, 2022

It is thought the collision happened at around 3.10am on September 4 at the Junction 31 slip road at Samlesbury, when a Ford Fiesta left the carriageway and collided with a lamppost. Alex, from Preston, was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

Chief Constable Rowley pledges his allegiance to King Charles III.

Chief Constable Rowley pledges his allegiance to King Charles III.

September 11, 2022

Chief Constable Chris Rowley joined civic dignitaries and members of the public at the county’s official proclamation ceremony in Preston on Sunday.

Further arrest in firearms investigation

Further arrest in firearms investigation

September 13, 2022

Police were called in the early hours of Sunday, August 28th

Man jailed for life for knife attack

Man jailed for life for knife attack

September 14, 2022

He was jailed for life and will serve a minimum term in prison of eight and a half years before he is considered for parole

UPDATE: Man charged following attempted robbery at Bacup shop

UPDATE: Man charged following attempted robbery at Bacup shop

September 15, 2022

Owen Lord, 23, of Berry Lane, Longridg, was charged with attempt robbery and possession of a bladed article.

Man given football banning order racist incident at stadium

Man given football banning order racist incident at stadium

September 15, 2022

Harold Bowden, of Breck Road, Poulton, appeared before Blackpool Magistrates Court yesterday (September 14) and was convicted of a racially aggravated public order offence.

Man jailed for almost 20 years for drugs conspiracy

Man jailed for almost 20 years for drugs conspiracy

September 15, 2022

The conspiracy involved up to 160kg of cocaine with an estimated street value of more than ten million pounds.

Officers investigating death of man found with head injury in Lancaster issue witness appeal

Officers investigating death of man found with head injury in Lancaster issue witness appeal

September 15, 2022

It was reported to us by the North West Ambulance Service that Gary Brennan, 61, had been found by a member of the public on the floor on Sir Simons Arcade down the side of ‘Diggles’ in Market Square, Lancaster, at 10.15pm on September 3.

Appeal after aggravated burglary

Appeal after aggravated burglary

September 22, 2022

Anyone with information should call us on 101

Police campaign launched to crackdown on burglary

Police campaign launched to crackdown on burglary

September 26, 2022

Burglary causes misery to people, especially when homes are violated. The effects of burglary can be long lasting, as well as the financial implications and Lancashire Constabulary takes all reports of burglary extremely seriously.

Man dies after Garstang collision

Man dies after Garstang collision

September 27, 2022

We are appealing for witnesses and dashboard mounted camera footage after a man died following a collision in Garstang.

Around 4.30pm on July 8 a Nissan Note car, travelling northbound on Castle Lane, left the carriageway and collided with a hedgerow.

Motorists using scammers targeted by police

Motorists using scammers targeted by police

September 28, 2022

More than 60 motorists, believed to have paid scammers to help avoid driving prosecutions for road traffic offences, have been convicted at court following a crackdown by Lancashire Police.


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