Posts for Plymouth

Fly-tipper gets his reward!

A Plymouth man who fled to Ireland after committing a year-long fly-tipping spree has been jailed. Martin McDonagh, 26, was called ‘Plymouth’s worst fly-tipper’ by the press for dumping rubbish collected from people’s homes in the countryside. He caught a ferry to Ireland 9 days before he was due in […]

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Witness appeals after attacks in Exeter and Plymouth

In Exeter, a woman was robbed at knifepoint on Heavitree Road. Soon after turning right on to Heavitree Road from Polsloe Road, a 20-year-old woman was approached by a man, thought to be in his late teens, at around 5.45 pm on Wednesday 5 February. The woman was walking towards […]

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Drugs gang jailed for total of 220 years

From Devon & Cornwall Police: A crime gang head who exploited vulnerable people to sell drugs while he enjoyed a life of luxury living in Spain and gambling in Monte Carlo has been jailed for 26 years. Some 28 offenders involved in a large-scale drugs conspiracy have been sentenced to […]

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Police presence at Devon derby

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police are planning for the Devon derby with Exeter City taking on Plymouth Argyle at St James Park this Saturday (26 October). Kick-off for the totally sold-out match is at 1 pm and officers will be present in the area throughout the day. The game […]

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Ambulance staff to trial body cameras in Exeter and Plymouth

South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWASFT) has agreed to trial body-worn video cameras to better protect our ambulance crews against violence and aggression. Crews in Exeter, Plymouth and Bristol will wear the cameras during the three-month trial starting on Tuesday 1 October. The use of cameras is intended […]

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Sexual assault of a man in Plymouth

  From Devon & Cornwall Police:Police are investigating the sexual assault of a man that is alleged to have taken place in Plymouth on between 3-6pm on Friday 5 July. The attack took place in a wooded area adjacent to Tavistock Road, near to Crownhill Fort. Detective Constable Paul Enticknap […]

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Attempted kidnap near Derriford Hospital

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police investigating reports of an attempted kidnap in Plymouth are appealing for witnesses. The incident was reported to have taken place near the roundabout on Brest Road at around 1.15pm today [3 July]. A police spokesperson said: “It was reported to police earlier today, that […]

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Shocking news as Plymouth school children have concrete block thrown through their bus window

From Devon & Cornwall Police: The Police were called at 7.45am today [21 June] following reports that a concrete block had been thrown through the window of a school bus in Plymouth. The incident happened at a bus stop on Lulworth Drive, Southway, outside Widewell Primary School. The bus was […]

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Teenager seriously injured in Plymouth

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police are appealing for witnesses and information following a serious assault in Plymouth. The incident was reported to have taken place at around 9.20pm on Friday 22 February on Whitleigh Footbridge, Bodmin Road. The victim, a 17-year-old boy, was reported to have been assaulted to […]

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