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Fuel theft, Bodmin

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police are appealing for information after £30,000 worth of diesel was stolen from a business premises at Bodmin Business Park. The theft occurred sometime between midnight and 4am on Friday 26 February. The targeted business backs on to A30 Callywith slip road. A light coloured, […]

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Police appeal for info for wanted man

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police are appealing for information to help locate a 53-year-old man from Cornwall William Faull is wanted in connection with an investigation into a series of frauds between August 2019 and January 2020. He is described as white male, around 6ft 4in tall, of slim […]

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Cornish shellfish company fined for food hygiene offences

From Cornwall Council: A Falmouth-based shellfish company has been fined after putting food on the market with other companies’ food safety markings. On February 10 at Plymouth Magistrates’ Court, Falcatch Limited and the company’s director Thomas Duane were fined a total of £1,516 and ordered to pay £2,900 costs and a £140 victim surcharge. Falcatch Ltd and Mr Duane pleaded guilty to a total of four food hygiene offences. In November 2019 Port Health Officers based in Falmouth […]

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Police officer jailed for inappropriate behaviour with crime victim

Devon and Cornwall Police officer, PC Chris Wilson, received a 10-month jail sentence on Friday at Exeter Crown Court following a guilty plea to the offence of misconduct in public office (which seems to have involved a sex act in a disabled toilet with a domestic violence crime victim in […]

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Warning after Cornwall Facebook Marketplace scam

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police are appealing for information after thieves used fake bank notes to steal electrical items being sold on Facebook across Cornwall. Two females have agreed to purchase high-end electrical items such as games consoles by contacting sellers on the Facebook Messenger app. It’s reported that […]

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Cornish teenager sentenced for counter-terrorism offences

We don’t tend to link Cornwall with terror offences but perhaps we should. From Devon & Cornwall Police:   A 16-year-old boy from Cornwall has today [Monday 8 February] been sentenced to a 24 month youth rehabilitation order at the Old Bailey in London for offences against the Terrorism Act. […]

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Devon and Cornwall – second lowest crime rate in England and Wales

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Devon and Cornwall have recorded the second lowest reported crime rate in England and Wales, according to new figures released today, 3 February 2021. Total crime dropped by 8.7 per cent last year compared to a national average decrease of 6.6 per cent, the latest […]

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Motorists stopped locally for driving offences

Devon & Cornwall Police have been stopping motorists for various offences in our locality within the last 24 hours, according to their No Excuse Twitter account. A BMW driver was reported for excess speed / dangerous driving on the A39, at Otterham near Camelford – double the speed limit in […]

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Man and woman jailed for County Lines human trafficking offences

Here is the full, sorry and sad story … From Devon & Cornwall Police website: A man and a woman have been jailed for exploiting vulnerable young men in the supply of heroin and crack cocaine throughout Devon and Cornwall. Miss Itman Ismail, 28, from Stratford, and Mr Omorie Nixon, […]

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Dangerous 120 mph driver sentenced

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Devon and Cornwall Police have released video footage of a 120mph pursuit in Cornwall. It follows the sentencing of Thomas Lovett, 38, of Penzance, who was charged with dangerous driving, possession of heroin, possession of cocaine and driving without insurance on February 23, 2020. Officers […]

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120 mph car chase on A30

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Devon and Cornwall Police has released dashcam footage of a police chase in Cornwall which shows a disqualified and uninsured drug driver reaching speeds of 122mph and swerving across a busy road. The car, a blue Honda Civic driven by 23-year-old Charlie Powell, led police […]

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Rural crime alert

From the Police alerts system: Devon and Cornwall Police are investigating several incidents of rural crime in the East Cornwall area. CR/004095/21 – Between 1900 hrs on Saturday 16th January 2021 and 0900 hrs on Sunday 17th January 2021 a red Honda Fourtrax 350 quad bike and galvanised 6ft by […]

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Kilkhampton ram-raid burglar jailed

From Devon & Cornwall Police: A crime gang member from Liverpool who ram-raided a Cornwall village shop in a botched bid to steal its cashpoint has been jailed for four years. Anthony Cahill, 35, was one of a quartet of masked crooks who went on an early-hours stealing spree before […]

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Police recruiting for special constables

From Devon & Cornwall Police: The role of a Special Constable is undertaken on a voluntary basis and few other volunteering opportunities can offer the same challenges and responsibilities, but you will receive unparalleled support every step of the way to help you deal with whatever you may be faced […]

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Fake vaccination text message

Please be wary of fake COVID-19 vaccine text alerts. The fake text alerts appear to be from the NHS stating that the recipient is eligible to apply for a vaccine and followed by a link – please do not click on the link – the link is a convincing fake […]

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