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Appeal for witnesses after man assaulted with bottle in Truro

Police are appealing for witnesses to a potential road rage incident in Truro. The incident was reported to have taken place at 7.30pm on Monday 12 August on the A390 at Threemilestone. The victim, a man in his 60s, was assaulted to the back of the head with a bottle, […]

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Spot the signs of County Lines

Drugs are a growing scourge and the Devon & Cornwall Police Service are working hard to combat those supplied by county lines. They have now launched a campaign urging the public to spot the signs of County Lines and help protect vulnerable people from drugs gangs. County Lines is the term […]

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Neighbourhood Watch launches cyber survey

Neighbourhood Watch has launched a landmark new survey to understand the impact of cybercrime on communities across England and Wales. Traditionally Neighbourhood Watch has been focused on keeping people safe in the places they live but with the advent of new technology, it’s clear people can be at their most […]

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Assault in Newquay

Officers are appealing for witnesses following an assault which happened in Newquay on Tuesday 6 August. At around 10.45pm, a man in his 30s was assaulted behind the Aldi store in Newquay by a number of men. The suspects beat the victim causing a deep laceration above his eye. He […]

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Social media ‘influencers’ targeted by scammers

People buy a lot of rubbish on the basis of what paid ‘influencers’ say but now the situation is getting worse with fraudsters also at play. The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau has received intelligence to suggest that fraudsters are contacting social media influencers, based in the UK and abroad, offering […]

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Anti-social behaviour Bude’s key crime stat

Checked the In Your Area website after Cornwall Live mentioned that Bude had endured more crimes than St Ives in the past year. The good news is that reported crimes for May 2019 (latest available figures) are down 12% compared to the same time last year, and it is predominantly […]

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First sexual slavery conviction in Cornwall

It’s easy to think that here in Cornwall we live in a bubble away from the nastiness of knife crime in our cities, and so on. However, nothing could be further from the truth as this case from west Cornwall demonstrates. A 34-year-old man has been sentenced for offences including […]

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Stabbing in Camelford

From Devon & Cornwall Police: On Saturday 25th May 2019 at around 9.40 pm, the Police were called to a report of a stabbing in Market Place, Camelford, Cornwall. Unarmed and armed units attended the location and a 38-year-old male was located with stab wounds to the chest. He was […]

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Nineteen arrested and cash seized in County Lines drugs crackdown

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Devon and Cornwall Police have arrested 19 people, seized thousands of pounds of suspected drugs and £81,000 cash as part of a national crackdown to target County Lines drug gangs. Officers joined police forces and Regional Organised Crime Units across the UK for a national […]

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Bude Police report a distraction burglary, Poughill

Bude Police have reported on their Facebook page the following details of a despicable distraction burglary in Poughill It seems that on Monday 29th April, between 16:45hrs and 16:55hrs, two males spoke to an elderly gentleman at his home address in Poughill, in Bude. While one of the males distracted […]

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County lines gang bringing drugs to SW brought to justice

From Devon & Cornwall Police: A County Lines gang from London that flooded Exeter with Class A drugs and coerced children into gang activity have been brought to justice. Shuiab Omar Awadh, aged 24, and Bobo Faki, aged 19, were today [Thursday 25 April] both found guilty of conspiracy to […]

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Eight people charged with drug and modern slavery offences in Cornwall and London

From Devon & Cornwall Police website: Following a series of warrants carried out in Cornwall and London, eight people have now been charged with a series of drug-related and modern slavery act offences. On Wednesday 27 February 2019, warrants were carried out addresses in the London boroughs of Haringey, Lewisham […]

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Update – Police seek Newquay man

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Update: Ryan Walsh, aged 27, of Ennors Road, Newquay, has been charged with two counts of obstructing or resisting an officer in the execution of their duty. He will appear at Bodmin Magistrates court on Thursday 28 March. Officers would like to thank the public […]

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NSPCC slams police officer who had sex with 14 year old

In another reminder of the perils of social media, a  police officer has been found guilty of having sex with a 14-year-old girl from Cornwall he befriended on social media. He was found guilty at Truro Crown Court of three counts of sexual activity with a child, but not guilty of […]

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A timely warning from Devon & Cornwall Police

It’s Valentine’s Day. A great day for people scamming those in search of romance, so here’s s timely warning:  

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