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Harry Frost
The family of a young man killed in a traffic collision in Bedford last week have paid tribute to his “polite, helpful and considerate personality”...
Charge/Arrest Bedford Bedfordshire Police
A county lines drug dealer who was arrested following a stop and search in Bedford has been sentenced to three years behind bars.
Sharnbrook cannabis factory
So far this month, seven cannabis factories have been shut down and 2,000 plants have been seized in and around Bedford as part of a new Bedfordshire Police operation. Officers...
Bedford man Lucas Miszal struggled to accept his relationship with a woman had ended and over a period of months breached a court order not to contact her. It culminated with him slipping...
Charge/Arrest Bedford Bedfordshire Police
Five people have been arrested after a drugs warrant targeting county lines activity in Bedford.
Two Bedfordshire police officers have received honours from the Queen for transforming the force into one of the most representative in the country through a record breaking recruitment drive...
Deputy Chief Constable Trevor Rodenhurst and Op Polarity winners
Bedfordshire Police’s Eastern Region Special Operations Unit (ERSOU) has beaten over 100 entries from across the globe, and picked up a prestigious award at the World Policing...
Justin Ewengue
A drug dealer who was pulled over by police in Bedford has been sentenced to seven years in jail. Justin Ewengue, 30, of Chestnut Close, Rushden, was stopped in Westbourne...
Boson Gun Weapons Sweeps 13 June 2019 2
Bedfordshire Police are taking part in a national campaign to get unwanted guns and ammunition off our streets by asking people to hand them in. Anyone doing so during the...
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Bedfordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC), Kathryn Holloway, and Chief Constable, Jon Boutcher, say they're celebrating after the Government has said they'll...
Bedford prison
A new Bedfordshire Police operation has been targeting 'throw overs' and other illegal activity at Bedford Prison. As well as more patrols at key times around the prison..
Three men have been arrested after a break-in at One Stop, Castle Road in the early hours of Sunday morning. Police were called at around 3am after glass in the shop...