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Two charged following shop theft in Preston

Monday, July 15, 2024

We have charged a man and a woman following a theft from a shop in Preston.

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7 people arrested daily for drink or drug drive offences in Lancashire

Monday, July 15, 2024

In the last 12 months, over 2,600 people have been arrested for drink or drug driving offences in Lancashire. On average, that is 7 people every single day. 

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Chorley and South Ribble Police work with rehabilitated ex-offenders to help steer young people away from crime

Friday, July 12, 2024

Thousands of secondary school children across Chorley and South Ribble have taken part in an educational programme aimed at diverting them away from crime.   

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Firearms and drug supply charges following raids by Lancashire Police

Friday, July 12, 2024

Officers conducted a number of warrants in Lancashire, Greater Manchester and Cumbria this week.

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Woman given 12-year sentence for robbery spree in Nelson

Friday, July 12, 2024

Amy Cowburn went on the robbery spree over three days in November last year.

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Man jailed for life for murder of son

Thursday, July 11, 2024

He must serve a minimum of 22 years before he will be eligible to apply for parole 

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Man guilty of murdering son

Wednesday, July 10, 2024

He will be sentenced at 2pm tomorrow

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Bispham man sentenced to 20 years for sexual offences

Monday, July 8, 2024

Thomas Gerrity was found guilty of three counts of assault by penetration, six counts of indecent assault and one count of sexual assault.

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Tribute paid to loving great grandad who died in a collision in Colne

Monday, July 8, 2024

Our officers were called at around 11.10am last Thursday (4th July) to a report of a collision between a pedestrian and a Honda HR-V at the junction of New Market Street and Hartley Street, Colne.

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Man jailed for 20 years for child rape

Friday, July 5, 2024

The total sentences for all the offences came to almost 70 years

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30-year sentence for Oswaldtwistle sexual predator

Friday, July 5, 2024

Barnes was not in the dock to hear his sentence, refusing to attend in person or via video link from prison.

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Seven charged after drugs swoop

Thursday, July 4, 2024

They were due to appear at court today

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Preston man jailed for drugs offences

Wednesday, July 3, 2024

Officers from Preston Task Force stopped a car on Hawarden Road in Fishwick and found a large quantity of Class S drugs.

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Man charged following discovery of 12kg of cannabis on M6 near Chorley

Wednesday, July 3, 2024

A search of the vehicle found around 12kg of Cannabis thought to be worth around £50,000.

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Nine arrested as part of drugs investigation

Wednesday, July 3, 2024

We want to speak to three others as part of our enquiries

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50K worth of cannabis seized following M6 vehicle stop

Monday, July 1, 2024

We have arrested a man on suspicion of drugs offences following a proactive vehicle stop on the M6 near Chorley.

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Response Officer of the Year 2024

Monday, July 1, 2024

At Lancashire Police it is essential we shine a spotlight on Response policing, recognising it as a key role that sits at the gateway to policing.

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Appeal for witnesses in Leyland pub after death of a 57-year-old man

Saturday, June 29, 2024

We want to speak to people who were at the Stag pub, Worden Lane, Leyland, last Saturday (22nd June) between around 4.30pm and 7.30pm.

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Oswaldtwistle man found guilty of 43 sex offences

Friday, June 28, 2024

A jury at Preston Crown Court found him guilty of 43 sexual offences against five children and one woman.

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Appeal to identify witness after two grenade-type devices found

Friday, June 28, 2024

We’re continuing to investigate the incident where two grenade-type devices were found in Fulwood and are asking for your help to identify a potential witness.

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South's success at the Neighbourhood Policing Awards

Thursday, June 27, 2024

Officers from South Lancashire have celebrated success at the annual Lancashire Constabulary Neighbourhood Policing Awards.

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Loving tribute to man who died following a collision in Bispham

Thursday, June 27, 2024

"He had a huge heart for dogs and owned several rescue animals over the years that he loved deeply."

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A year in the fast lane for Lancashire Police's Road Crime Team

Thursday, June 27, 2024

Significant numbers of arrests have been made by the RCT right across Lancashire, with large seizures of drugs, cash and stolen vehicles made.

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Blackburn cocaine gang jailed for nearly 30 years

Monday, June 24, 2024

They conspired to flood the streets of East Lancashire with cocaine from their bases in Blackburn.