Thursday, May 23, 2019

Police & Crime

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Bedford prison
Mathew Hessing was caught red-handed when prison officers went to his cell at Bedford Prison, suspecting he might have a mobile phone.
Kempston News, Bedford Road
A Kempston shopkeeper who was the victim of an horrific armed robbery by two teenagers is so traumatised he may sell up. The masked youths, who brandished a knife...
Kempston Community Weapons Sweep March 2019 Police holding knife
Bedfordshire has been placed in the top three areas for knife crime in the East of England. Data from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) released today places Bedfordshire third...
Bedfordshire Police logo
Bedfordshire Police issued a security reminder and appealed for witnesses following a distraction burglary in Bedford on Wednesday 17 April.
Police on the scene Prebend Street fight 23 April
Two people have been taken to hospital after a "massive fight" on Bedford's Prebend street this evening (23 April). Police were called shortly after 5pm...
car wash
During a week of action dedicated to tackling modern slavery, Bedforshire Police visited a number of car washes across Bedfordshire.
fly tipping
Two fly-tipping sites in Bedfordshire are being investigated after a two day operation involving Bedfordshire Police’s Rural Crime Team and all three councils across the Bedfordshire...
Charge/Arrest Bedford Bedfordshire Police
A man responsible for a break in at a Bedford house has been sent to prison for three years after he left traces of blood at the scene. Joseph Lamb, 45, of no fixed address...
Kempston Community Weapons Sweep March 2019 Police holding knife
Bedfordshire Police have been awarded a further £1m fro the home office to tackle serious violence and knife crime. It's on top of the £4.571m already secured in late last year...
Luton Crown Court
A Great Denham man, caught with nearly 1200 indecent photographs and videos of children was spared jail, today (16 Apr). David Burch, 56, from Great Denham...