Launceston sex offender committed 31 offences

From Devon & Cornwall Police:   A serial sex attacker from Cornwall has pleaded guilty to committing sexual offences against women over a period spanning three decades across three counties. Appearing at Warwick Crown Court in February Phillip Blackwell, 55, pleaded guilty to committing sexual offences against five women, four […]

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Tractor stolen from Launcells

Devon and Cornwall Police are investigating the report of the theft of a tractor from a quarry in the Launcells area of Bude. A 1999 John Deere 6910 Tractor registration S796AKO was stolen between 1930 hrs on Sunday 3rd May and 0715 hrs Monday 4th May. The tractor is fitted […]

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Drug dealers don’t stop for Covid-19

From Devon & Cornwall Police:   Devon & Cornwall Police made a number of arrests yesterday, Tuesday 28 April, as part of an operation tackling the sale of illegal Class A drugs in Cornwall. Throughout the day officers conducted four warrants at addresses in West Cornwall, resulting in one suspect […]

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Murder investigation launched

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Officers from Devon and Cornwall Police’s Major Crime Investigation Team have launched a murder investigation following the death of a 22-year-old man from Plymouth. He had been taken to Derriford Hospital, Plymouth following an incident at around 9.30 pm, Thursday 26 March, when he was […]

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Serious assault, Callington

Police are investigating the circumstances regarding a man being discovered with head injuries at a secluded rural beauty spot in east Cornwall. Police were called to a car park at Kit Hill, Callington, at around 9.30 pm yesterday, Thursday 26 March. A 22-year-old man from Plymouth was found unconscious with […]

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Newquay dog walker attacked in park

Police are investigating a robbery in Newquay in which a pair of men attacked a dog walker and tried to take one of his pets. Officers are appealing for information over the incident in the Pentire car park, overlooking Crantock beach, at around 8.10 pm on Wednesday 11 March. The […]

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Livestock worrying campaign starts today

From Police alerts: Today is the launch of this years livestock worrying campaign in Devon and Cornwall. Starting on Bodmin Moor today, rural affairs officers along with Police cadets, Sspecial constables and local policing officers will be raising awareness of livestock worrying across the force area. In 2019, on Bodmin […]

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Police say to be on alert after two incidents of arson in East Cornwall

Devon and Cornwall Police’s rural affairs team is asking farmers, landowners and the public to be on alert after two incidents of arson to a barn in East Cornwall this year. Farm machinery and straw bales were destroyed on Thursday the 30th of January in the Blunts area where a […]

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Gang imprisoned for a total of 17 years

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Four men who treated a group of Vietnamese people like ‘cattle’ have been jailed for a total of 17 years. (Doesn’t feel like enough to me, and cattle should not be treated like that either.) The men were all sentenced at Truro Crown Court on […]

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Cornwall drug dealer has sentence increased – and now goes to prison

A man who imported MDMA from The Netherlands and was also in possession of further Class A drugs with intent to supply has had his sentence increased following an intervention by the Solicitor General, Rt Hon Michael Ellis QC MP. Daniel Peck, aged 21, was involved in importing and dealing […]

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Police appeal for witnesses at Tintagel burglary

  Police are appealing for witnesses or other information following a burglary at the Londis store, Bossiney Road, Tintagel in the early hours of Sunday morning between 02.00 and 03.00 am. Anyone with information is urged to contact the police via or by calling 101 quoting CR/1185320 Information can […]

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Suspicious vehicle near Launceston

From Police alerts: A red Ford Ranger has been reported today coming onto a farm in the Launceston area saying they were looking for scrap metal, batteries etc. The 2 lads said they were from Salisbury. This vehicle is known to Police in connection with thefts from rural locations. They […]

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Victim identified in Liskeard murder investigation

From Devon & Cornwall Police:   The victim in the Liskeard murder investigation has been named as 20-year-old Damien Bendelow who was local to the area. Police were called at 00.44 am on Sunday 26 January to the Cattle Market Car Park in Liskeard to reports of a serious assault. […]

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Driver who gave false info to Bude police sentenced

From Bude Police Facebook page: On Tuesday 14th January 2020 at about 21:00hrs local officers stopped an Audi A4 on Stratton Road, Bude near the temporary traffic lights. The driver initially gave false details to officers and was arrested for driving without insurance and obstructing police. In custody the driver […]

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Men sentenced at Truro Crown Court for serious assault

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Three men have been sentenced at Truro Crown Court this week in connection to a serious assault in Truro in July 2017. How long the wheels of justice take to turn. Jack Seymour, Kinsley Sharp and Steven Leverton, were sentenced by Judge Linford at Truro […]

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