Crime

AUDLEM TRIAL: Jury fails to reach verdict in Adam Lovatt manslaughter trial

AUDLEM TRIAL: Jury fails to reach verdict in Adam Lovatt manslaughter trial

A jury has failed to reach a verdict in a trial of two men charged with the manslaughter over the death of devoted Audlem dad Adam Lovatt.

Samuel Thorpe, 24, of Annions Lane, Wybunbury, and Nicholas Hill, 36, of Moorsfield Avenue, Audlem were tried at Liverpool Crown Court.

January 23, 2020
Man jailed for eight years after horror attack on friend in Crewe

Man jailed for eight years after horror attack on friend in Crewe

A man who viciously attacked his friend who he had been staying with in Crewe, has been jailed for eight years.

Sylvester Aksamit, 40, had been living with the victim in the Mount Pleasant area of the town for months when he launched the assault.

January 23, 2020
New Assistant Chief Constable appointed by Cheshire Police

New Assistant Chief Constable appointed by Cheshire Police

Cheshire Police have appointed a new Assistant Chief Constable after Jenny Sims joined the force.

She will oversee the Operations Portfolio – which includes local policing and partnerships, uniformed operations, roads policing and the force control centre.

January 19, 2020
Elderly woman “exploited” as Wistaston drugs den uncovered

Elderly woman “exploited” as Wistaston drugs den uncovered

Police believe an elderly woman in Wistaston was being exploited by drug users to host a drugs den at her home.

Officers said they uncovered the drug den in Wistaston this week after responding to reports of suspicious activity in the area.

January 18, 2020
Man found dead in Crewe flat identified by police

Man found dead in Crewe flat identified by police

A man found dead in a flat in Crewe, sparking a murder investigation, has been identified.

Mariusz Mokras, 41, who lived in Crewe and was originally from Poland, was found dead on January 3 in a flat on Lord Street.

January 10, 2020
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Wistaston off licence targeted TWICE by robbers, say police

An off licence in Wistaston has been targeted twice by robbers in four days, police revealed.

Bargain Booze on Kings Drive was raided on Saturday January 4 and again last night (January 8).

January 9, 2020
Eight arrested after clashes at South Cheshire hunt in Spurstow

Eight arrested after clashes at South Cheshire hunt in Spurstow

Eight men allegedly part of an anti-hunt campaign group were arrested by police after clashes at a South Cheshire trail hunt.

Officers were called after disturbances were reported at the Cheshire Hunt on Long Lane in Spurstow, near Nantwich.

January 8, 2020
53 festive drink/drug drive arrests in Crewe and Nantwich

53 festive drink/drug drive arrests in Crewe and Nantwich

Fifty-three arrests were made in Crewe and Nantwich of suspected drink/drug driving during the Christmas period.

The figure was part of a total of 230 people arrested across the county by Cheshire Police in the month-long crackdown.

January 7, 2020
Murder probe launched after man found dead in Crewe flat

Murder probe launched after man found dead in Crewe flat

A murder investigation has been launched after a man was found dead in a flat in Crewe, police have confirmed.

Officers were informed a man had been found with serious injuries at a flat in Lord Street at around 9.40pm on Friday (January 3).

January 6, 2020
Man stabbed to death with partner was from South Cheshire

Man stabbed to death with partner was from South Cheshire

A man found stabbed to death on New Year’s Day in Derbyshire was originally from South Cheshire, it has emerged.

Martin Griffiths, a former Shavington High School pupil, was found dead with his partner Helen Hancock (nee Almey) at a house in Duffield.

January 4, 2020
Cheshire Police to open recruitment window in January

Cheshire Police to open recruitment window in January

Cheshire Police is opening its Police Constable Recruitment window on January 6.

People will be able to apply for PC positions along with a number of other roles in the Constabulary.

January 1, 2020
Police hunt gang after dog walker attacked in Crewe

Police hunt gang after dog walker attacked in Crewe

Detectives are hunting a gang of men who attacked a man walking his dog in Crewe.

The 38-year-old victim was walking his dog on a path off Doddington Road when a group of males approached him.

December 31, 2019
Man held at knifepoint and robbed in Crewe

Man held at knifepoint and robbed in Crewe

A man was held at knifepoint and robbed in Crewe as he unloaded shopping bags from his car, detectives say.

The incident happened as the 38-year-old victim parked his car behind Lina’s Nail Bar on Hungerford Road at around 7.15pm on Friday (December 20).

December 24, 2019