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Luton Crown Court
A man who stole £22,255 of electrical supplies from a Bedford warehouse he was employed to protect has been jailed for 20 months. Kevin Witherley, 51, of Ivel Way, Baldock...
Bedfordshire Police and colleagues join with the NFU to tackle Hare Coursing. It’s been illegal for over 10 years and as well as being barbaric, Hare Coursing also causes thousands of pounds worth of damage to...
Charge/Arrest Bedford Bedfordshire Police
During a police operation targeting county lines drug dealing, a significant quantity of suspected Class A drugs and a sword have been recovered at an...
Ross Birnie
Police have issued a further appeal to trace a man wanted in connection with £1 million cryptocurrency theft who has links to Bedfordshire...
Operation Aldenvideo
“If you’re running a drugs line in Bedford, we’re coming after you,” is the message from DI Graham McMillan of Bedfordshire Police after the successful arrest of two suspected drug...
Prison x-ray
Troubled HMP Bedford is among 16 of the most challenging prisons to receive innovative new security measures as part of the Government’s crackdown on...
Police on the beat
A teenager, who was arrested yesterday (23 August) in connection with a stabbing in the Queens Park area of Bedford has now been charged. He was charged earlier...
Lost property
Bedfordshire Police say they will no longer be accepting certain lost and found items, in an effort to reduce costs. It's part of a nationwide change, coming into effect today...
Luton Crown Court
A man has been jailed today after he ran into a shop in London Road in Bedford armed with a knife and then attacked a man inside stabbing him repeatedly last November. At one point 27...
Bedford Queens Park Mosque
Bedfordshire Police have said they are increasing patrols around mosques in the area following the terrorist attack in New Zealand. The decision to increase patrols comes after...
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...
British Police Tape In Front Of Red Post Box, Shallow Depth of Field
Bedfordshire Police say they are not treating the death of a woman who died on Putnoe Lane last night (23 Jun) as suspicious. Emergency services were called to the area at...