Posts for Plymouth

Serious collision, Plymouth

From Devon & Cornwall Police: At 08:43 police were called to a road traffic collision involving a car and pedestrian. The vehicle a red Vauxhall Astra was turning into Montpelier Road from Beacon Park Road when it struck a pedestrian crossing the road. The pedestrian sustained serious injuries and was […]

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Bad start to September on the A38

A bad start to September on the roads. Police attended the scene of a road traffic collision on the ‘A’ carriageway of the A38 prior to the Weston Mill offslip in Plymouth, at 2.30pm on Tuesday 1 September. The collision involved two vehicles; an Audi car and a stationary large goods […]

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7 arrested at Plymouth for illegal entry to UK

At 7.15 am today, Devon and Cornwall Police received a report of people being found in the back of a lorry at Millbay Docks, Plymouth. Seven people, five adults and two teenagers, have been located in a Mesguen lorry trailer which is believed to have arrived at the Plymouth port […]

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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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