Daily Echo: Crime news from across Hampshire)

Woman arrested after fatal collision

Daily Echo:

10:41am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A HAMPSHIRE woman has been arrested after a fatal road collision.

Arrests after letterbombs sent across UK

Daily Echo: A Royal Mail post box

2:41pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

FOUR people have been arrested in connection with a spate of letter bombs sent across the country - including one in Hampshire.

Hunt for yobs after wire catches child's throat

Daily Echo:

12:11pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

POLICE are hunting yobs who tied cabling across a park path which left a six-year-old girl with serious injuries to her neck.

Victim trapped sex attacker through text messages

Daily Echo:

4:00am Monday 18th August 2014

A SEX attacker whose victim trapped him with incriminating text messages faces the next seven years behind bars.

Kittens left dumped in suitcase

Daily Echo:

2:23pm Monday 18th August 2014

Fifteen unfortunate sick kittens have been found dumped in a suitcase on a doorstep.

Father's ashes stolen along with cash and jewellery by burglars

Daily Echo:

1:26pm Monday 18th August 2014

SENTIMENTAL and valuable jewelley and £3,500 cash was stolen during a burglary at a Hampshire home - including the ashes of the victim's father. 

Beer thief hunted by police

Daily Echo:

5:26pm Monday 18th August 2014

POLICE are hunting this man who stole a box of beer from a Hampshire shop.

County named as hotspot for dog thefts

Daily Echo: MAN'S BEST FRIEND: Dogs were in their element at the RSPCA's novelty dog show.

5:27pm Sunday 17th August 2014

DOG owners are being warned to be on their guard after Hampshire was identified as a hotspot for canine thefts.

Campaigners praise new measures to cut death rate on notorious road

Daily Echo:

7:00am Sunday 17th August 2014

ROAD safety campaigners have praised plans to cut the death rate on a notorious Hampshire road by installing scores of new signs.

Police sell-off saga hits ironic twist

Daily Echo:

8:00am Sunday 17th August 2014

JUST two years ago it was a community hub where people would meet for lunch or stop off for a chat over a cup of tea with friends.

Teenagers including 14-year-old boy arrested after spate of criminal damage

Daily Echo: Owner of Headley company fined £183,000 after "wholly avoidable" death of employee

3:22pm Saturday 16th August 2014

THREE teenagers including a 14-year-old boy have been arrested over a spate of damage caused to cars and buildings in Hampshire.

MoD reveals new rules in effort to prevent another tragedy like submarine shooting

Daily Echo:

2:10pm Saturday 16th August 2014

THE Ministry of Defence has revealed its full response to a 13-second shooting spree at Southampton docks in 2011.

Vandals damage public toilets

Daily Echo: Owner of Headley company fined £183,000 after "wholly avoidable" death of employee

11:19am Saturday 16th August 2014

VANDALS have caused damage to public toilets near a public paddling pool.

Scores of children 'at risk of sexual exploitation'

Daily Echo: Law firm urges historic abuse victims to come forward

2:37pm Friday 15th August 2014

NEARLY a hundred children across Hampshire are at risk of being sexually exploited, a conference has heard.

Burglary prompts warnings

Daily Echo:

11:38am Friday 15th August 2014

POLICE are urging residents to secure their homes after thieves took cash and a bank card from an insecure home in School Lane, in Kings Worthy.

Pub to be shut down after catalogue of trouble

Daily Echo:

3:42pm Thursday 14th August 2014

LICENSING bosses have today decided to shut down a Hampshire pub after a catalogue of incidents over the past four years.

Drivers avoid head-on collisions as suspect car tries to outrun armed police

Daily Echo:

12:47pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

MOTORISTS narrowly avoided head on collisions as a terrifying high-speed police chase unfolded in a Hampshire neighbourhood.

Pub could be shut down as police compile dossier of crime and violence

Daily Echo:

9:53am Tuesday 12th August 2014

A POPULAR pub could be shut down after police drew up a damning report revealing a catalogue of violence and alcohol-fuelled crime.

Man held on suspicion of child abduction is released on bail

Daily Echo:

9:24am Tuesday 12th August 2014

A MAN arrested on suspicion of abducting a 15-year-old Hampshire girl has been released on police bail.

Ex-partner invented break-in story after stealing cash and valuables

Daily Echo: Southampton Magistrates Court

10:40am Monday 11th August 2014

A WOMAN lied to police saying her ex-partner’s house had been burgled to cover up the fact she had stolen the cash and valuable items herself.

Rural crime on the increase in Hampshire

Daily Echo: Owner of Headley company fined £183,000 after "wholly avoidable" death of employee

4:06pm Monday 11th August 2014

RURAL crime is on the rise in Hampshire and is costing the county £1m an extra year.

Pensioner pinned against railings and robbed by gang

Daily Echo:

8:56am Friday 8th August 2014

A SOUTHAMPTON pensioner was pinned against railings and cruelly mugged by a gang of men who he initially thought were trying to be friendly.

Hotel bomb threat man behind bars

Daily Echo:

11:40am Friday 8th August 2014

A HAMPSHIRE man who made a hoax bomb threat to a hotel is behind bars.

Man fined for pretending to be ghost in cemetery

Daily Echo: St Helens Cemetery (Pic Robbob)

9:21am Thursday 7th August 2014

A MAN who pretended to be a ghost by shouting "wooooo" at mourners in a cemetery has been fined.

Drugs warning ahead of major festival

Daily Echo: Ellie Rowe

3:07pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

POLICE are warning of the dangers of illegal drugs ahead of a Hampshire music festival where a teenager died last year.

Grave of 11-month-old boy desecrated just days after his death

Daily Echo:

1:59pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

THE grave of an 11-month-old boy has been desecrated by thieves just days after his death.

UPDATE: Man comes forward in police investigation over stolen bikes

Daily Echo: Owner of Headley company fined £183,000 after "wholly avoidable" death of employee

4:01pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

A MAN has come forward following an appeal for information after bikes were stolen from Hampshire stations.

Man left with fractured jaw after street attack

Daily Echo: Owner of Headley company fined £183,000 after "wholly avoidable" death of employee

4:49pm Monday 4th August 2014

A MAN was beaten up by a gang in a city street and left with a fractured jaw and neck and eye wounds.

Police hunting arsonists after explosion rocks bar

Daily Echo:

9:14am Monday 4th August 2014

ARSONISTS have been accused of putting lives at risk by causing an explosion at a Hampshire bar that is next door to student flats.

Two people in court charged with funeral fraud

Daily Echo: Southampton Magistrates Court

2:43pm Monday 4th August 2014

TWO people will appear in court tomorrow charged as part of a funeral fraud.

Man jailed after "savage assault" using part of a pickaxe

Daily Echo: Winchester Crown Court.

2:30pm Sunday 3rd August 2014

A MAN who launched an unprovoked and sustained attack using part of a pickaxe on a man has been jailed for six years.

Tributes paid to city's retiring top judge

Daily Echo:

11:00am Sunday 3rd August 2014

SOUTHAMPTON’S top judge has heard his last trial and sentenced his last criminal.

Man avoids jail term over child abduction charge

Daily Echo: Southampton Crown Court

9:00am Sunday 3rd August 2014

A MAN who struck up a relationship with a 15-year-old schoolgirl after committing a string of offences while on licence has walked free from court.

Pensioner tricked out of life savings

Daily Echo: Southampton Crown Court

10:39am Saturday 2nd August 2014

A HAMPSHIRE pensioner has been ruthlessly conned out of his £140,000 life savings by a gang of fraudsters.

Pensioner left with fractured skull after late-night incident

Daily Echo: Owner of Headley company fined £183,000 after "wholly avoidable" death of employee

2:23pm Friday 1st August 2014

A PENSIONER was left with a fractured skull after an incident in Southampton.

UPDATE: Appeal thrown out for driver who killed two teens with his car

Daily Echo:

12:13pm Friday 1st August 2014

A YOUNG driver who was jailed for killing two teenagers with his car has seen his appeal against a nine-year prison sentence dismissed by the Court of Appeal today.

Seven men arrested in immigration raid on lorry

Daily Echo: Owner of Headley company fined £183,000 after "wholly avoidable" death of employee

10:00am Friday 1st August 2014

SEVEN men have been detained on suspicion of entering the country illegally after being found in the back of a lorry in Hampshire.

VIDEO: Dramatic moment thief flees jewellers with £8,000 watch

Daily Echo:

7:00am Friday 1st August 2014

THIS is the dramatic moment when a brazen thief flees from a Hampshire jewellers wearing an £8,000 watch.

Rolf Harris starts appeal process for indecent assault convictions

Daily Echo:

11:36am Friday 1st August 2014

Disgraced entertainer Rolf Harris has applied for permission to appeal against his convictions for a string of indecent assaults.

Meet police at drop-in surgery

Daily Echo: Hampshire Police are investigating

1:01pm Friday 1st August 2014

PEOPLE living in the New Forest can meet their local bobbies face-to-face at a surgery from 10am to 1.30am on Monday in the Village Coffee Pot, High Street, Milford on Sea.

Thief steals £500 nail gun from van

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

12:20pm Friday 1st August 2014

A THIEF got away with an electric nail gun worth £500 from a parked van.

Police hunt for serial flasher who exposed himself to young girls

Daily Echo: Owner of Headley company fined £183,000 after "wholly avoidable" death of employee

2:42pm Thursday 31st July 2014

POLICE are hunting a serial flasher who exposed himself to two young girls in Hampshire.

Boat engine worth £6,000 stolen from diving club

Daily Echo:

4:09pm Thursday 31st July 2014

POLICE have launched an investigation after a new boat engine worth £6,000 was stolen from a Hampshire diving club.

Driver appeals sentence for killing two teens with car

Daily Echo:

2:10pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A YOUNG driver jailed for nine years after killing two teenagers with his car after taking drugs is appealing his sentence.

Elderly man conned by bogus trader

Daily Echo: Owner of Headley company fined £183,000 after "wholly avoidable" death of employee

3:25pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

POLICE are investigating a fraud against a 92-year-old Hampshire man.

Teenager arrested after late night brawl

Daily Echo:

12:29pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A TEENAGER has been arrested after a fight which left a man in hospital with a serious cut to his hand.

New police body-worn cameras could "damage" trust with the public

Daily Echo: 
  OFFICERS across Hampshire will soon have cameras attached to their chests to capture video and audio evidence at crime scenes.

7:30am Wednesday 30th July 2014

HAMPSHIRE will become the first police force in the country to equip every officer with body-worn cameras - but some argue it will damage public trust.

Hampshire police set to pioneer controversial body-worn cameras for every officer

Daily Echo: UNDER INVESTIGATION: Chief Con Andy Marsh

6:14pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

HAMPSHIRE Constabulary is set to become the first force in the country to equip every police officer with controversial, body-worn cameras.

Police hunting burglars after shop raid

Daily Echo: Owner of Headley company fined £183,000 after "wholly avoidable" death of employee

10:57am Tuesday 29th July 2014

POLICE have launched a search for two men after a Hampshire tyre shop was burgled.

Man who carried out sex attack on woman jogger in park is sent to hospital indefinitely

Daily Echo: Lakeside Country Park

2:25pm Friday 25th July 2014

A Hampshire man who carried out a sex attack on a woman jogger in a Hampshire park has been sent to a special hospital indefinitely.



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