Home News Police & Crime

Police & Crime

All the Bedford Police & Crime news you need, when and where you want it. The Bedford Independent is your best source of Bedford Police & Crime news on mobile, tablet and desktop…

A member of Bedford School staff was spat at and threatened after a man entered the school site. Terrance Rydquist, 47, of Foster Hill Road, Bedford, was charged with assault...
Bedfordshire Police has released CCTV images of two men they would like to speak to after a woman was assaulted in Bedford. At around 7.55pm yesterday (Thursday), a woman...
A violent robber who launched a “frenzied attack” on a man sat in his car, has been jailed for eight years. Mahmoud Amime left his victim with stab wounds to his chest, neck and hands...
A woman was assaulted in Kempston earlier this week (21 June) as two men attempted to steal her dogs. Between 12 pm and 1 pm on Tuesday, the woman was walking her chihuahua and...
Luton Crown Court
A man who launched an axe attack on his former girlfriend in her Kempston home when she told him she wanted some space was today (Tuesday) given a sentence of...
Bedfordshire Police Head Quarters
Bedfordshire Police has applied for planning permission to update the doors and windows at its HQ in Kempston to more energy-efficient ones. Some of the current windows date back...
One of Bedfordshire Police’s longest-serving and busiest volunteers has received a well-deserved national award. Helen Armitage has carried out numerous volunteer roles with...
Cannabis plants found during police raids in Bedford 16 June
A Bedford cannabis factory has been dismantled, as part of a national operation that has seen eight men and two other factories dismantled in raids across Bedfordshire, Warwickshire and Northamptonshire...
A man from Bedford has been charged with a number of theft and burglary offences. Jermain Bennett, 32, of Goldcrest Way, Bedford, was charged with several offences including theft from...
(l-R) Aaron Miller, Caleb Brown, Jacob Morgan, Ramon Djuana
Three 15-year-old boys and a 19-year-old man, who stabbed and battered a Bedford boy to death and filmed him as he lay defenceless on the ground, were jailed for a total of...
Bedfordshire Police logo
Bedfordshire Police has denied asking businesses in Bedford to close in anticipation of a funeral procession taking place through the town centre. Pubs in Bedford closed...
Sanjay Clouden
Sanjay Clouden, a Bedford gang member who led police on an almost 20 mile chase after stealing the contents of a cannabis factory, has been jailed for eight years. Clouden was...