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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Police update on the theft of Waffle the Labradoodle

Police are appealing for information after a dog was stolen from St Austell yesterday morning. A six-month-old Labradoodle called Waffle was taken while being walked by his female owner in the Belmont Road area at around 7 am. A male approached the owner and threatened her with what she believed […]

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Man stabbed in Newquay

During the afternoon of Saturday 14th December 2019, a man was stabbed inside an address in Newquay. He received first aid treatment in the street on Atlantic Road and is now currently in hospital where he is continuing to receive treatment. One person has been arrested and is police custody. […]

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Robbery at Newquay

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police have launched an investigation following reports of a knife-point robbery which happened at around midnight on Wednesday 11 December in Newquay. A man entered the Premier Express store on Linden Avenue armed with a knife. He went behind the till where he threatened the […]

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Action Fraud Devon & Cornwall – courier alert

Action Fraud is warning the public to be wary of courier fraud after receiving 2,171 reports between August 2017 and July 2019. The total reported losses in the same period were £10,549,793. The latest figures from the national fraud and cybercrime reporting centre, reveal that the majority of courier fraud […]

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Distinctive motorbike at scene of fatal stabbing has links with Cornwall/Devon

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Merseyside Police is appealing for help in tracing the movements of a motorbike which was used during a fatal stabbing in 2017. Detectives believe that the distinctive green and white Kawasaki KX85 Big Wheel was either stolen or sold-on from the Devon and Cornwall area […]

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Bizarre Biting Incident in Bude

Cornwall Live reported yesterday that a heavily intoxicated and aggressive man in his 20s was trying to bite people in Bude Morrisons. Police were called to the scene where he had been trying to bite staff and customers. Officers arrived at the store at around 3.30 pm, after his family’s […]

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Another County Lines drugs gang jailed

From DEvon & Cornwall Police: Another drugs line has been disrupted following a large scale police investigation into county lines. Today, Friday 11 October, a drugs gang has been sentenced to a combined total of 36 years and 6 months for drug supply offences. In a trial which lasted three […]

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Burglaries reported in Bude

Bude Police have reported some recent burglaries on their Facebook page. They say: Within the last 2 weeks we have had 3 dwelling burglaries within the Bude area. This is likely to be part of a series of burglaries within North Devon and Cornwall. The dwellings have been unoccupied at […]

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Grooming crimes in Devon & Cornwall double

  More than 7,500 crimes in England and Wales recorded in just two years of new offence coming into force Over one in five offences were against children aged 11 or under Police figures show instances of grooming on Instagram have doubled Over 100 offences were recorded in Devon and Cornwall last […]

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County lines drugs gang sentenced

It’s really pretty grim how many drugs gangs are operating, bringing drugs from other parts of the country to the SW. It must feel like the Police Force spends much of its time on the war against drugs. Good news is that a County Lines gang from London that flooded […]

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Drugs network county lines disrupted

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Another drugs line has been disrupted following a large scale police investigation into county lines. On Tuesday 3 September, two members of a drugs gang were convicted at Truro Crown Court. In a trial which lasted three and a half weeks, John Griffin aged 56 […]

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Man held on remand after serious Launceston assault

Devon & Cornwall Police have changed a man in connection with a serious assault that occurred on Broad Street, Launceston at around 11pm on Bank Holiday Monday [26 August]. Stuart McCanam, also known as Stuart Broome, aged 31 and from Miller House, Dunheved Road, Launceston has been charged with grievous […]

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Serious assault in Newquay

From Devon & Cornwall Police: A man has been seriously injured following an assault which happened in Newquay this morning, Thursday 29 August. Officers were called to Berry Road in Newquay at around 8am this morning following reports of a serious assault of a man. Paramedics and the Air Ambulance were […]

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