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Devon & Cornwall Police make drug arrests

Officers in Devon and Cornwall have made a number of arrests as part of a joint operation to tackle the supply of drugs across the country. Eight men, aged between […]

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Alleged sexual assault, Barnstaple

Police in North Devon have launched an investigation following an allegation of sexual assault. The incident took place in the area of Newport Road and Hollowtree Road, Barnstaple, between 8:45–9:15pm […]

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Crime does not pay!

Following the convictions of Daniel Thorpe and Paul Townsend on 20 March 2018 for the production of cannabis at The Love Shack in Newquay in May 2016, the police robustly […]

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Police seal off the King Arthur’s Arms in Tintagel

By Binzy Reynolds: Devon and Cornwall Police are currently involved in a joint operation with Staffordshire Police following the storming of a Tintagel pub yesterday. The King Arthur’s Arms was surrounded by […]

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Doorstep cons cost Cornish residents £500k last year

From Cornwall Council: Victims of rogue traders have been urged to seek support after it was revealed conmen cost Cornwall residents £500,000 last year alone through doorstep scams. See the […]

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Trading Standards seize counterfeit cigarettes

Great news from Cornwall Council who have worked hard to remove illegal tobacco (often sold to children) from Cornish streets: It’s Stoptober for illegal traders after Cornwall Council Trading Standards […]

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17% rise in recorded crime in Devon & Cornwall

Crime statistics, published today, show a rise in recorded crime which is being seen nationally. Overall reported crime between July 2017 and June 2018 increased by approximately 17 per cent […]

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NSPCC SW highlights video chat risk to children

The NSPCC has today warned of the risks posed to children using live-streaming or video-chat and calls for government action to protect children from online abuse. An NSPCC survey of 3,310 […]

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Police follow new leads on historic Cornwall murder

From Devon & Cornwall Police website: Devon and Cornwall Police are pursuing nine new lines of enquiry into the 1998 murder of Cornish mum Lyn Bryant thanks to an appeal […]

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New forensic clues in Cornwall murder case

From Devon & Cornwall Police website: Detectives investigating the murder of Cornish mum Linda ‘Lyn’ Bryant say they have significant new DNA evidence as a major 20th anniversary public appeal is […]

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Devon & Cornwall Police launch Hate Crime Campaign

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Devon and Cornwall Police is today launching a campaign in support of National Hate Crime Awareness Week (13th to 20th October 2018). The campaign will support a […]

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16 year old remanded in custody in Exmouth case

Thoughts are with this little girl, her family and the local community. From Devon & Cornwall Police: A 16-year-old male who has been charged with attempted murder and rape in […]

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Cornwall Council successfully prosecutes in case of animal cruelty

The penalty for such abominable behaviour does not strike me as anywhere near strong enough but it is a start. From Cornwall Council’s website: A man responsible for one of the […]

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Youth charged with violent assault on child in Exmouth

In a shocking and distressing case within Devon, police have made the following statement (from Devon & Cornwall Police website): Officers from the Forces’ Major Crime Investigation Team have formally […]

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Male suspect arrested for violent assault on 10 year old in Devon

This is out of the area, but you may know people living in or around Exmouth who may have seen something. Police in East Devon yesterday made an arrest in […]

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