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17 arrests made and cash and drugs seized across East Lancashire as part of County Lines Intensification Week 

Friday, March 15, 2024

17 people have been arrested and almost £150,000 has been seized from across East Lancashire, as part of a major national operation to crackdown on County Lines offenders. 

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Three arrested after successful drugs raids in Colne

Friday, January 5, 2024

Pendle neighbourhood police officers and the Pendle Task Force executed a targeted operation on Wednesday, conducting two drugs warrants at addresses in Colne.

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Over 3000 cannabis plants seized from a cannabis farm in Burnley

Thursday, December 21, 2023

A large cannabis farm was dismantled today (21st December) after officers executed a warrant at a business premises in Burnley.

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East Lancashire Police Officer recognised at 10 Downing Street for exemplary community service

Wednesday, December 20, 2023

Hyndburn and Haslingden MP Sara Britcliffe recently extended a prestigious invitation to Lancashire Police Officer PC Dave Render, recognising his outstanding contribution within the local community. PC Render was honoured at a special community safety champions reception held at Number 10 Downing Street on the 5th December.

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East officers and staff commended at awards ceremony

Wednesday, December 20, 2023

20 individuals have been recognised for their outstanding contribution to Lancashire Constabulary’s East Division at the Divisional Commanders Commendations Ceremony.

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Man arrested on suspicion of cannabis cultivation in Oswaldtwistle

Monday, December 18, 2023

A cannabis farm was dismantled last week (13th December) after we received information of a potential cannabis growth in the Oswaldtwistle area.

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East Lancashire officers remember fallen Detective Inspector on 65th anniversary

Wednesday, December 13, 2023

Today marks the 65th anniversary of the death of Detective Inspector James O’Donnell of Blackburn Police, who was killed in the line of duty.

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Over 900 additional policing hours dedicated to anti-social behaviour across East Lancashire

Thursday, November 30, 2023

Led by local neighbourhood teams, these locations have benefitted from over 900 additional policing hours since the beginning of October. There have also been over 200 stop checks, 33 stop searches and over 70 incidents attended during the month.

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Arrests after burglary at business premises in Burnley

Wednesday, November 29, 2023

We have two people in custody following a burglary at a bar in Burnley.

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Over 500 knives recovered in East Lancashire after knife crime operation

Friday, November 24, 2023

523 knives have been recovered throughout East Lancashire as part of Operation Sceptre, a national week-long initiative to tackle knife crime.

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Cannabis farm dismantled in Nelson

Wednesday, November 22, 2023

A cannabis farm was dismantled earlier this week (20th November) after officers received a report of a disturbance at an address.

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East Lancashire premises fail underage knife sales

Tuesday, November 14, 2023

Officers from East Lancashire have conducted an underage sales operation as part of Operation Sceptre, a national week of action to tackle knife crime.

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Speeding and parking tickets issued in Queensgate in continued multi-agency crackdown

Monday, November 13, 2023

As part of the multi-agency initiative ongoing in the Queensgate area of Burnley, Burnley Police and Burnley Council have continued their commitment to tackling issues raised to them by residents.