Monday, May 27, 2019

Police & Crime

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Luton Crown Court
A Bedford man who lost control and forcibly shook an eight-month old baby boy was given a suspended sentence today (15 May). Alan Thompson, 34, caused the child...
Barkers Lane crash
A man has been airlifted to hospital after the car he was in spun off the road and smashed into a tree along Barkers Lane in Bedford. Two men were in the car when it crashed...
Police Line
A child was knocked off their bike on his way to school this morning but is said to have only received minor injuries from the incident.  Police confirm they were called to a collision...
The report about the Przemyslaw Golimowski trial that lead to death threat phone calls
Bedfordshire Police are investigating after death threats were made to online news desk the Bedford Independent, after we reported on a court case in which five people were found guilty of murder...
James Devlin
A depraved sex offender has been jailed for 13 years today (7 May) for the rape of a schoolboy in Shortstown, near Bedford more than 23 years ago. In 1995, the 15-year-old...
Bedford prison
A prisoner who was caught with an iPhone while behind bars at HMP Bedford has had his sentence extended. A joint intelligence-led search by police and prison officers at...
Police on the beat
Witnesses are being asked to come forward after a taxi driver was assaulted in Bedford town centre are the weekend. The assault, which is believed to be hate-motivated...
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...
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.
Bedford prison
A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempting to smuggle drugs and mobile phones into Bedford prison. The arrest was made as a week-long joint operation between...