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2015/07/07 06:37
2015/07/07 06:37
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A Padiham heroin addict walked in front of a retired police inspector’s car with a large knife sticking out of his pocket and tried to get on a crowded bus, a court heard. Burnley Crown Court was...
2015/07/07 06:37
2015/07/07 06:37
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2015/07/03 18:51
2015/07/03 18:51
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Dozy thief nabbed as he took a nap on sofa at house he burgled A BUNGLING burglar caught after falling asleep on the sofa of a house he had just broken into has been jailed for 20 months. Smith took...
2015/07/02 04:58
2015/07/02 04:58
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A TEENAGER from Brierfield who hid heroin in his grandfather’s shed has been jailed for more than a year at Burnley Crown Court. Nineteen-year-old Irslaan Nowkhaiz had been asked to ‘mind’ seven...
2015/07/01 04:58
2015/07/01 04:58
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A HASLINGDEN man threatened self-harm when his under-age lover broke off their relationship, a court heard. But Gary Brooks, then 22, was a 'rather pathetic and immature' individual with a...
2015/07/01 04:58
2015/07/01 04:58
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A TEENAGER who killed a father-of-two while driving a JCB had raised the bucket blocking his view of the road, a court heard. His solicitor said that Harry Shaw, 19, had suffered ‘a lapse of...
2015/06/30 13:58
2015/06/30 13:58
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TWO more men have appeared before Blackburn magistrates charged in connection with an incident in Blackburn Road, Accrington. Waid Hussain, 26, and Zohib Rafiq, 27, were sent in custody to Burnley...
2015/06/30 04:58
2015/06/30 04:58
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AN Accrington man appeared before Blackburn magistrates charged with possessing offensive weapons after swords, golf clubs, bats and a metal bar were found in a car. Adeel Janade Iqbal, 20, of Higher...
2015/06/27 04:58
2015/06/27 04:58
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A FORMER police student, caught in a sting by a man described as a paedophile hunter, was trying to meet up with a 14-year-old boy after exchanging sexual text messages. Kristian Kirk, 25, engaged in...
2015/06/26 04:58
2015/06/26 04:58
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AN arsonist was spotted watching his own flat burn down after he started three separate blazes inside, a court heard. CCTV covering the home in Malvern Court showed John Evans looking through his...
2015/06/26 04:58
2015/06/26 04:58
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A FATHER-to-be who burgled a former neighbour in Bacup has been spared jail so he can witness the birth of his new child and try to make a fresh start. Adrian Lee Palmer, 37, was one of two or three...
2015/06/24 04:58
2015/06/24 04:58
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A SPURNED husband who insisted his wife was having an affair with a family friend turned up on her doorstep demanding answers, a court heard. Even though Milan Olejar was the subject of a restraining...
2015/06/23 13:19
2015/06/23 13:19
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A ‘stupid’ driver who led police on a 20-mile chase through built up areas and reaching speeds of around 100mph has been jailed. John Fennell, of Aitken Street, Accrington, was caught racing another...
2015/06/23 04:58
2015/06/23 04:58
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A YOUNG crack cocaine dealer who handed himself in a police station front counter has been locked up for for 18 months at Burnley Crown Court. In ‘bizarre’ circumstances Abdul Ahad, 20, walked into...
2015/06/22 14:58
2015/06/22 14:58
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TWO people from East Lancashire have confessed to plotting to carry out an attack on a suspected paedophile in Burnley. The victim, who cannot be named for legal reasons, is said to have confessed to...
2015/06/22 13:58
2015/06/22 13:58
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RYAN Taylor, 25, of Dowry Street, Accrington, admitted burglary at his brother’s house. Appearing before Blackburn magistrates, he was sent on bail to Burnley Crown Court to be sentenced on a charge...
2015/06/22 12:47
2015/06/22 12:47
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A vile rapist tried to dodge jail by claiming he thought the woman he was having sex with was his girlfriend. The attack took place on a sofa while the victim, who was staying over at a friend's...
2015/06/18 14:47
2015/06/18 14:47
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A primary school teacher has avoided jail after he was snared talking in sex chat with a researcher posing as a 10-year-old girl. Thomas Nightingale also had more than 100 indecent pictures of...
2015/06/17 07:58
2015/06/17 07:58
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A COMPANY director turned cleaner from Burnley carried out a £31,000 benefits scam over a seven-year period, a court heard. Ann Bent, 69, had been due to stand trial at Burnley Crown Court over the...
2015/06/16 16:58
2015/06/16 16:58
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A YOUNG drink-driver who had led police on a high-speed chase called the pursuit to a halt when faced with an officer armed with a gun. An armed response PC pointed his weapon in an 'off-arm stance'...
2015/06/16 07:36
2015/06/16 07:36
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A drugs bagger was found with crack cocaine and heroin worth almost £2,500 stashed between his buttocks and in his boxer shorts, a court heard. Addict Nadeem Mohammed (37) had been strip-searched...
2015/07/07 06:37
2015/07/07 06:37
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