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Police: Woman critical with extensive burns in Urmston

Written by RSS Poster Crime and Justice - UK Crime News

A woman is in a critical condition in hospital after suffering extensive burns.

Officers were called to a rural area close to Eeasbrook in Urmston shortly before 9.30am on Saturday 26 July 2014 following a report of a woman with extensive burns to her face and body after reportedly being pushed into a fire.

The woman, 42, was taken to hospital where she remains in a critical condition.

A 46-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and remains in police custody for questioning.

Police are appealing for information and witnesses.

Detective Inspector Carl Gilbert said: “This woman has suffered extremely serious burns and is fighting for her life in hospital. It is not clear at this stage exactly how the woman came by her injuries therefore we are urging anyone who has any information about what happened on Saturday morning at the site on Eeasbrook in Urmston to contact us.

“If you saw the incident itself or have any information about it then please call us urgently.”

Anyone with information should call police on 0161 856 7655 or the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Police: Final member of multi-million pound drug supply ring sentenced in Maidstone

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Final member of multi-million pound drug supply ring sentenced – in total offenders will spend more than 70 years in prison


The final member of a multi-million drugs supply ring has been sentenced to eight years six months in prison following a complex investigation by the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate.


Astrit Suli, 31, appeared at Maidstone Crown Court on Monday 28 July where he was sentenced for his roles in an extensive £2.4million heroin and cocaine supply operation and the production of cannabis.


He pleaded guilty to conspiracy to supply and class A drugs at an earlier hearing.


Suli, of Edna Road, Maidstone, is the last of 13 offenders who have now been sentenced in recent months after officers seized heroin and cocaine with an estimated street value of £2,370,460.


Those sentenced on 30 May were:


-       Zamir Mucllari, 27, of Kingsley Road, Maidstone, sentenced to five years three months in prison for conspiracy to...

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Police: Appeal for witnesses following assault in Ipswich

Written by RSS Poster Crime and Justice - UK Crime News

Police wish to trace three members of the public who are potential witnesses to an assault in Ipswich.


The incident happened at the Co-Op store on Woodbridge Road, Ipswich around 11.25am on Saturday 26 July.


Police attended and arrested a man.


Robert Burch, aged 24 years from Ulster Avenue, Ipswich has since been charged with two counts of assault and two counts of theft from shop and is due to appear before Ipswich Magistrates’ Court today, Monday 28 July.


Police are keen to speak to three men, two who had been inside the store and one outside who may have witnessed the incident.


The men or anyone else who witnessed this assault should call PSI Chris Mahoney at Suffolk Police on 101 quoting IE/14/1991 or Crimestoppers 0800 555 111.

Police: Man stabbed in Rochdale

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A man is recovering in hospital after being stabbed in Rochdale.

Officers were called to a house on Dunstable, Lower Falinge in Rochdale shortly before 6am on Sunday 27 July 2014 to reports a man had been stabbed.

A 29-year-old man was taken to hospital with stab wounds to his chest and arm. He remains in hospital in a stable condition.

A white Vauxhall Insignia, registration FN12 PYL, was seen to leave the area shortly afterwards.

As part of the investigation a man and a woman were arrested on suspicion of assault. The woman, aged 32, has been bailed pending further enquiries and the man, aged 42, has subsequently been charged with Section 18 assault.

Detective Inspector James Faulkner said: “I would like to give the community some reassurance that we believe this was targeted and it was not a random attack, nevertheless, there will be an increased police presence in the area while officers carry out their enquiries.

“We have made two arrests but we are keen to establish the full circumstances of the attack...

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Police: Burglar caught red-handed at Wolverhampton capture house

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A burglar caught breaking into a house that had been fitted with secret recording equipment by police in Wolverhampton has been jailed for four-and-a-half months.

Andres Balog forced his way in to the property in Park Village on 12 January triggering motion-sensor cameras which filmed his every move.

They’d been placed in the Park Village terrace − one of many capture houses across the West Midlands − by detectives from CID, in a bid to catch thieves red-handed.

When officers reviewed the footage it showed the 26-year-old snooping around the living room and rummaging through kitchen cupboards.

Balog was identified just over a week later when officers recognised him as he was brought into custody on suspicion of a separate offence.

He was sentenced to 18 weeks in prison for burglary at Wolverhampton Crown Court on Wednesday (23 July).

Detective Sergeant Nicki Addison, from Wolverhampton CID, said: “Houses, sheds, garages and outbuildings can all be fitted with this...

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Police: Man charged with drink driving in Bury St Edmunds

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A man has been charged with drink driving and will be appearing at court today, Monday 28 July.


James Irvine, 32, from Maximus Road, North Hykeham, Lincoln was arrested whilst driving on the A14 at Bury St Edmunds on 9 June 2014.


Irvine has been charged with driving whilst under the influence of alcohol and failing to surrender to police custody. He will appear at Bury St Edmunds Magistrates’ Court today, Monday 28 July.

Police: Penrith man sentenced for domestic violence

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A man from Penrith has been sentenced for assault by beating.


Michael Jacques, aged 50 from Sandgate, Penrith, pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 140 days in prison (suspended for 12 months), £150 compensation, £190 costs and 60 hours unpaid work at Carlisle Magistrates on Friday 25th July 2014.


On the 7th March 2014 police received a call from a member of the public to a report an ongoing domestic assault, at Raiselands Croft. It was a sustained assault against his ex-partner Joy Sayers, aged 38 from Penrith, resulting in facial bruising, loss of hair, scratches and grazes to her arms, legs, and forehead.


Joy Sayers has decided to speak about the incident in order to encourage other domestic violence victims to report abuse. She said:


“I would like to take this opportunity to encourage anyone who has experienced domestic abuse to come forward so that they can seek justice, and hopefully reduce the risk of it happening to another woman.


“The violence was awful, but the...

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Police: Newhall man charged with three drugs and explosive offences

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A 55-year-old man from Newhall has been charged with three offences following his arrest on Saturday July 25.

Glenn Robinson of Belvoir Crescent in Newhall has been charged with one offence under Section 2 of the Explosive Substances Act 1883 (cause an explosion likely to endanger life), one offence under Section 4 of the same act (make an explosive substance for an unlawful purpose) and the production of cannabis.

He is due to appear at Southern Derbyshire Magistrates’ Court today (Monday July 28).

Up to 200 people were evacuated from their homes on Saturday evening following the discovery of potentially volatile substances at a flat in Newhall.

Police: Appeal for witnesses following assault in Congleton

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Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious assault at Astbury Mere Country Park on Saturday 26th July 2014.

The assault is believed to have taken place at approximately 20.00 hours on Saturday on the sandy beach area of the park, close to the main visitor centre on Sandy Lane, Congleton.

A group, totalling 9 people (7 men and two women) were socialising when a dispute broke out, resulting in one man being struck with a broken glass bottle. As a result of the incident the victim received injuries to his face, chest and torso. None of the injuries are believed to be life threatening.

The offender is described as white, with tanned skin, approximately 5ft 10ins tall, with a slim build and dark short curly hair and a short beard. At the time of the assault he is not believed to have been wearing a top.

Anyone with information relating to the incident is asked to contact Cheshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 1005 on 26/07/14. Alternatively information can be reported anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Police: CCTV released after teenager assaulted in Poole

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Officers in Poole investigating an assault on a teenager in the centre of town are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward – with a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak with being released.

The incident happened at approximately 2.20pm on Sunday 8 June 2014 at the bus station near to the Dolphin Centre.

Police Constable Simon Young, of Poole police, said: “A 16-year-old boy from Poole stood with a friend waiting for a bus when an unknown man ‘barked’ at him aggressively for no apparent reason. When the victim asked him what he was doing the suspect head-butted him and ran off toward the service road.

“The boy sustained a small cut to his face as a result of the attack.

“Following enquiries I am now able to release a CCTV image of a man we wish to speak with. It is possible that he has information that can assist with the investigation.

“I urge the man pictured – or anyone who recognises him – to contact the police as soon as possible.

“All calls are treated with the strictest confidence.”

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