Crime

Crime

Luton man jailed over tax scam

A group of family and friends, who attempted to steal more than £170,000 by making false tax claims, has been sentenced.

Crime
All smiles: Mikey and a Bedfordshire Police officer

Wedding guests nick church intruder

A horrified groom thought his wedding day would be ruined, as he turned up at the church to find an intruder detained outside by his guests.

News 2
An artists impression of the planned memorial

Campaign launched to remember fallen police officers - find out how to donate here

Eight weeks on from the murder of PC Keith Palmer in a terrorist attack in London, a major campaign is launched across the country today to help raise funds to build a new UK Police Memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum (NMA).

News
Court news.

Ex Luton council worker lied to get home

A former Luton Borough Council housing officer lied about his personal circumstances to get a council house a court has heard.

Crime 2
Witnesses are asked to call the police on 101

Cop sacked after she failed to declare an excess duty free haul

A police officer stopped at Luton airport after failing to declare en excess of duty free goods has been sacked.

Crime 4
Sandy pervert tried to entice youngster on line

Sandy pervert tried to entice youngster on line

A Sandy man has been sentenced to two years in prison for trying to persuade someone who he believed to be 12 years old to engage in sexual activity with him.

Crime
Breaking News ENGELN00420140502100335

Record fine for Dunstable firm who made 99.5million nuisance calls

A Dunstable-based company behind 99.5million nuisance calls has been fined a record £400,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).

Crime 2
Police

Dunstable man charged with attack on pensioner in his 90s

A man has been charged following an attack in which a man in his 90s was seriously injured.

News
Kodi users who illegally watch films and TV shows could face up to 10 years in prison

Kodi users who illegally watch films and TV shows could face up to 10 years in prison

A new law has been passed which could mean ten years in prison for those using their Kodi box to watch illegal streams.

News 12
New cigarette laws come into force this month

New cigarette laws come into force this month: Here’s what smokers need to know

Smokers across the UK are being warned about new rules on cigarettes and tobacco that will come into force this month.

News 22
Siblings jailed for flat fire that put baby at risk

Siblings jailed for flat fire that put baby at risk

A brother and sister were jailed today for starting a fire that caused a father to clamber onto the top of a block of flats in Luton where he 6-day-old baby was passed to him.

Crime
Crime

Man threatened with machete at a petrol station in Luton

Police are investigating after a man was threatened with a machete at the Shell Service Station in Leagrave Road.

Crime
Warning as cyber experts reveal most identity fraud info can come from Facebook

Warning as cyber experts reveal most identity fraud info can come from Facebook

Most of the personal information needed by fraudsters to steal your identity can be found on your Facebook profile, cyber safety experts have warned.

News 1
Gang found guilty of kidnapping and torturing man in Luton

Gang found guilty of kidnapping and torturing man in Luton

Six men have been convicted of kidnapping a man off the streets of Luton last year, “terrorising and torturing” him for over 30 hours.

News 3
No-one is safe from cyber criminals warns leading security expert

No-one is safe from cyber criminals warns leading security expert

No one is immune from cyber crime, a leading internet security expert has warned, following revelations that one in five UK businesses fell victim to online attacks last year.

News 1
Photo: SWNS

Money-laundering revealed as ‘counterfeit’ fivers turn out to be worn-out genuine notes

What were feared fake versions of the new ‘counterfeit-proof’ fiver have turned out to be genuine, washed-out notes.

News 5
Budget supermarket chain Lidl to help prevent child abuse

Budget supermarket chain Lidl to help prevent child abuse

The NSPCC has teamed up with Lidl for a campaign aiming to keep children safe from abuse.

News
Police put out further appeal for missing Wayne

Police put out further appeal for missing Wayne

Police are urging a man who has been missing from Biggleswade for more than two weeks to get in touch with them.

Crime
CCTV released after Dunstable knife-point robbery

CCTV released after Dunstable knife-point robbery

Bedfordshire Police has released CCTV images in a bid to identify two people they would like to speak to in connection with a robbery in Dunstable.

Crime
The police are appealing for witnesses

‘Nasty’ stabbing in Dunstable

A man was stabbed during an altercation in Dunstable in the early hours of Saturday morning (April 15) in what police are describing as a “nasty incident”.

Crime
Load more