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Cannabis farm found in Blackpool

Friday, February 23, 2024

Yesterday afternoon (Thursday 22nd February 2024), a cannabis farm was discovered on Cookson Street, Blackpool.

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Three arrested following theft of motorbikes

Friday, February 23, 2024

Three males have been arrested following theft of motorbikes in Morecambe.

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Man pleads guilty to murdering Alison Dodds in Blackpool

Friday, February 23, 2024

Alexander Hindley was remanded back into custody to be sentenced on 18th March.

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Man admits to killing Anthony Harley in Blackpool

Friday, February 23, 2024

Harry Fowle appeared in the dock at Preston Crown Court today and pleaded guilty to manslaughter.

He will be sentenced at the same court on 21st May.

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Fourth arrest as investigation into murder of Lenny Scott continues

Thursday, February 22, 2024

We launched a murder investigation after 33-year-old father-of-three Lenny was shot outside a gym on Peel Road in Skelmersdale on Thursday, 8th February.

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Man jailed for manslaughter after stabbing in Blackpool

Thursday, February 22, 2024

James Welsh stabbed Ryan Broxup in the right leg during a confrontation in the communal gardens of Thornham Court, Blackpool.

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Bobcat machinery and trailer located by Task Force

Wednesday, February 21, 2024

A man has been arrested following the theft of Bobcat machinery and a trailer.

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Fleetwood, Lancaster and Morecambe Cadets sworn in

Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Cadets and Cadet Leaders from Fleetwood and Lancaster were recently sworn in at local attestation ceremonies.

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Man who engaged in tragedy chanting given football banning order

Monday, February 19, 2024

As a group of Manchester United fans walked past 27-year-old Billy Rambadt, he shouted ‘Munich’ and raised his arms in an aeroplane gesture – a reference to the 1958 Munich Air Disaster.

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Warning to Lancashire residents after courier fraud scam

Friday, February 16, 2024

n the past week we've received two reports of attempted courier fraud in Blackburn, and want to let the public know what to do to avoid falling victim.

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Two charged following cannabis farm discovering in Chorley

Thursday, February 15, 2024

Two men have been charged following the discovery of a substantial cannabis grow in Chorley. 

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Blackpool and Fylde Police Cadets raise over £1,000 in 24-hour ‘swimathon’

Thursday, February 15, 2024

Police Cadets from the Blackpool and Fylde unit took part in their biggest fundraising challenge yet and have raised £1,385 so far.

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Tribute paid to a 'true fighter until the end' following fatal collision in Burnley

Thursday, February 15, 2024

The family of a woman who died in a collision in Burnley have paid tribute to her. 

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Lenny Scott murder - new appeal (with CCTV)

Thursday, February 15, 2024

It's been a week since Lenny was shot and killed in Skelmersdale and our hunt for his murderer is continuing

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Op Centurion officers arrest teenager for drugs offences in Skelmersdale

Wednesday, February 14, 2024

Officers out on additional foot patrol as part of Operation Centurion have arrested a teenager on suspicion of drugs offences.

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Men jailed for 18 years for drugs offences

Wednesday, February 14, 2024

A group of men who conspired to flood the streets of Blackburn and Darwen with heroin and crack cocaine have been jailed for a total of 18 years and three months.

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Police Pals grab their handcuffs in South Ribble!

Tuesday, February 13, 2024

Officers from South Ribble’s Neighbourhood Policing team have launched a new initiative to teach school children about policing.

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Family of Lenny Scott pay tribute as murder investigation continues

Tuesday, February 13, 2024

A 25-year-old man from Liverpool arrested on suspicion of murder on Sunday remains in custody.

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Appeal following fatal collision in Burnley

Tuesday, February 13, 2024

A 74-year-old man from Burnley was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving, failing to stop at the scene of an accident and driving while unfit through drink or drugs.

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Lancashire Police Museum Shortlisted for second Tourism Award

Tuesday, February 13, 2024

Lancashire Police Museum is celebrating after making the finals for a prestigious local Tourism Award.

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10-year-old competition winner is Lancashire’s newest recruit

Monday, February 12, 2024

On Sunday 4th February 2024, competition winner Aneel became a police officer for a day.

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Man arrested on suspicion of murder

Sunday, February 11, 2024

The man was arrested on suspicion of murder and is currently in custody

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Twenty six arrested in drugs raids as Operation Warrior continues

Friday, February 9, 2024

As part of Operation Warrior, we executed warrants at properties in Blackpool, St Annes, Lytham, Fleetwood and Greater Manchester over the last seven days and seized cocaine, cannabis, cash, mobile phones and weapons.

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Long jail sentence for Morecambe man who boasted about sexually abusing a child

Friday, February 9, 2024

Brian Smith travelled from his home in Morecambe in November 2019 to the pre-arranged location in the North East only to find officers waiting to arrest him.