Lancashire court listings - Monday, February 19, 2018

Here is this week's round-up of cases at Preston’s courts.
Ambulance Service found a hand-written note

Woman arrested after paramedics 'verbally abused' and note left on ambulance

A 26-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of verbally abusing paramedics and leaving an abusive note on the windscreen of their ambulance as they responded to an emergency.
David Graham Laycockwas due to be sentenced for the non-recent sexual assault against the girl in Filey.

WANTED: Sex offender may be in Blackpool

A wanted peadophile, who sexually assaulted a 10-year-old girl, may be in Blackpool, say police.
Photo issued by Cheshire Police of paedophile football coach Barry Bennell, who is due to be sentenced at Liverpool Crown Court

Barry Bennell to be sentenced for historical sexual assault against young boys

Serial paedophile football coach Barry Bennell will be sentenced for hundreds of historical sexual assaults committed on young boys in his care.

The fire near to Waterford Close.

Police on the scene of 'suspicious' field fire near Adlington

Police have attended the scene of a fire just outside Adlington.
Police would like to speak to this woman about a dog attack in Clayton Brook

'Pitbull' dog attacks woman and Spaniel

A Spaniel was left needing surgery after being savaged by a dog on a walk.

Bamber Bridge
Skeffington Road, Preston
Photo: Google Maps

Man seriously injured in Preston stabbing

A man was taken to hospital after being stabbed in the abdomen in Preston.
The car (top) smashed into a garden wall and parked cars at the property (bottom). Photo via Lancashire Road Police.

Shocking images after car ploughs into garden wall

Police have revealed shocking images of a late night car crash in Chorley.

The seized trike.

Three-wheeled 'monstrosity' seized by police

Preston Police have seized a custom trike that has been a 'severe nuisance' to residents.
Leroy Allen is wanted by police. Image via Preston Police Twitter account.

Police searching for Leroy Allen following burglaries and assault offences

Lancashire Police are searching for a man in his early thirties for offences committed last year.

Gareth Burgess. Photo via Lancashire Police.

Missing person Gareth Burgess has been found

Police have located a missing man that was last seen in Blackpool.
Some of the knives handed in to Lancashire Police as part of Operation Sceptre.

Final chance to hand in weapons

This weekend is your final chance to offer up knives to Lancashire Police.
Craig Knight.

REGIONAL: A 'predatory' rapist who groomed a young girl is jailed for more than two decades

A 'dangerous' sex offender who groomed and abused a girl over a number of years has been sentenced to 26 years in prison.
Top, L-R: Phipps-Corrigan, Collinson. Bottom, L-R: Jones, McKenna, Flowers.

OPERATION WARRIOR: Five sentenced as Lancashire Police tackle organised crime

Five men have been given jail sentences as part of Lancashire Police’s ongoing approach to tackling organised crime.
John Buchanan who has been jailed for nine years at Canterbury Crown Court after he killed his girlfriend's former partner, Michael Ward, by throwing a knife at him through a car window. Photo credit: Kent Police/PA Wire

Knife-throwing killer jailed for nine years

A man who killed his girlfriend's former partner by throwing a knife at him through a car window has been jailed for nine years.

Blackpool Magistrates Court

Removal man 'staged kidnapping and demanded ransom from his pregnant girlfriend so he could get drunk with pals'

A removal man from Blackpool staged his own kidnap and demanded a ransom from his pregnant girlfriend so he could get drunk with his mates, a court has heard.
Prince of Wales

Chorley pub goer left victim with broken jaw

A reveller left a man with a broken jaw after a violent fracas outside a Chorley pub.

Some people openly sobbed as the victims' names were read aloud at the vigil near the school in Parkland on Thursday night.

Vigil held for victims of Florida school shooting

At least 1,000 people have attended a candlelight vigil for the 17 victims of a school shooting in Florida.
Branadine Gyimaah.

Appeal to find 14-year-old girl believed to be in Lancaster

Police are appealing for information to trace a 14-year-old girl who has gone missing.

Branadine Gyimaah, left, was last seen at her home in Beeston on Wednesday, February 14. She is believed to be with Hamzar Ali, aged 25, pictured right, who has links to Lancaster.

Search for missing Leeds teenager believed to have traveled to Lancashire

Police are searching for a 14-year-old girl from Leeds who has gone missing.
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