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Five arrests following drugs activity in Moor Park

Thursday, May 16, 2024

We have arrested two men and three teenagers on suspicion of drugs offences following reports of drug dealing in the Moor Park area of Preston.

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Man arrested following spate of burglaries and attempted burglaries in Preston

Tuesday, May 14, 2024

We have arrested a man following a spate of burglaries and attempted burglaries across Preston.

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Preston stores fail underage knife sales test

Tuesday, May 14, 2024

Preston Police have teamed up with Trading Standards and young volunteers from across the area to conduct an under-age sales operation as part of Operation Sceptre – a national, intensive week of action to tackle knife crime. 

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Swoop across two South Lancashire businesses for illicit e-cigarette and tobacco sales

Tuesday, May 7, 2024

A swoop across two South Lancashire businesses saw e-cigarettes sold to underage test purchasers, including one dressed in school uniform.

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Criminal Behaviour Order for Preston shoplifter

Wednesday, May 1, 2024

A woman from Preston has been given a four-year Criminal Behaviour Order.

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Preston shoplifter sentenced

Tuesday, April 23, 2024

A woman from Preston has been jailed for 44 weeks and given a Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO) for two years for a string of shoplifting offences in Preston. 

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Man charged following two burglaries and a theft in Preston and South Ribble

Thursday, April 18, 2024

We have charged a man following two burglaries and a theft in Preston and South Ribble.

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'Natural High' tour hailed a success across Chorley and South Ribble

Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Students from ten high schools across Chorley and South Ribble have been visited by the ‘Natural High’ tour. 

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Warning after elderly residents targeted by rogue traders in Preston

Tuesday, April 16, 2024

We are warning people to be extra vigilant following reports of rogue traders targeting elderly residents in Preston. 

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Two off-road motorbikes seized following multi-agency operation at Rivington

Monday, April 8, 2024

Officers from Chorley and South Ribble’s neighbourhood policing team have joined forces with partners to tackle the use of off-road motorbikes at Rivington. 

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Plain-clothed shoplifting operation in Preston

Tuesday, April 2, 2024

Police officers in Preston have been blending in with shoppers and store staff as they continue to tackle shoplifting in the city. 

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Seven charged with drugs offences across Chorley and South Ribble

Thursday, March 28, 2024

Seven people have been charged as part of an investigation into large scale drug supply in Chorley and South Ribble. 

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Man charged following cannabis farm discovery in South Ribble

Monday, March 25, 2024

We have charged a man following the discovery of a substantial cannabis farm in South Ribble.

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Chorley Police and partners win award for project aimed at steering young people away from crime.

Friday, March 15, 2024

A PCSO from Chorley’s Neighbourhood Policing team, along with a Public Protection Officer at Chorley Council have been presented with an award for a project aimed at steering young people away from crime and anti-social behaviour.

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20 arrested across South Lancashire as part of County Lines Intensification Week

Thursday, March 14, 2024

20 people have been arrested, cash, weapons and mobile phones have been seized and suspected Class A and Class B drugs have been recovered from across South Lancashire, as part of a major national operation to crackdown on County Lines offenders.

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Two charged following cannabis seizure on M6 at Leyland

Wednesday, March 6, 2024

Two people have been charged following a substantial cannabis seizure.

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New Chief Inspector for Preston

Monday, March 4, 2024

Preston has welcomed a new temporary Chief Inspector, Helen Bevan, who will be responsible for Response Policing across the city.

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Arrest following discovery of cannabis farm in Chorley

Tuesday, February 27, 2024

We have arrested a man following the discovery of a substantial cannabis grow in Chorley.

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Two charged following theft of motorbikes in West Lancashire

Tuesday, February 27, 2024

We have charged two people following the theft of motorbikes in the West Lancashire area.

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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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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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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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Lancashire Police launch Preston Women's Engagement Forum

Tuesday, February 6, 2024

The aim is to create a space for women to come together, share their experiences, seek advice on personal safety and break down barriers, ensuring that all voices are heard and fostering trust and confidence within the local community.

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Preston Police take multi-agency approach to tackling CSE and CCE 

Tuesday, January 30, 2024

Last weekend, Preston Police teamed up with partner agencies to continue to target those involved in CSE (Child Sexual Exploitation) and CCE (Child Criminal Exploitation) in the city.