Daily Echo: Crime news from across Hampshire)

Jail for company director after worker is crushed to death by two-tonne sandbox

Daily Echo:

3:43pm Friday 29th August 2014

A disqualified company director has been jailed for flouting health and safety regulations which led to a worker being crushed to death.

Company director faces jail after worker crushed to death

Daily Echo:

4:00am Friday 29th August 2014

A COMPANY director who was illegally running a firm when a worker was crushed to death is today facing prison.

Former teacher admits downloading child porn pictures

Daily Echo:

10:17am Thursday 28th August 2014

A FORMER teacher at a Fordingbridge prep school has admitted downloading almost 200 indecent images of children.

Masked robbers made chilling mid-raid call to victims' child

Daily Echo: Hampshire police need more cash.

5:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

MASKED raiders who tied up and gagged an elderly couple in their Hampshire home made a chilling call to their adult child before escaping with a haul of firearms.

Police release e-fit of man suspected of indecent assault

Daily Echo:

3:13pm Thursday 28th August 2014

POLICE have today released an e-fit image of a man they want to quiz over an indecent assault on a woman at a cash point.

Taxi drivers urged to stay vigilant after two attacks in two days

Daily Echo: Some of the taxi drivers protesting outside Southampton Civic Centre

6:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

TAXI drivers in Hampshire have been urged to be vigilant after two drivers were allegedly attacked within 48 hours of each other.

VIDEO: Thieves in £20,000 raid on bike shop

Daily Echo:

4:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

THIEVES have ransacked a cycle shop and made off with bikes and equipment worth more than £20,000.

Man robbed and racially abused

Daily Echo:

10:21am Wednesday 27th August 2014

POLICE have released an image of a man they want to quiz over a city robbery.

Murder investigation launched as boy dies after fireball horror

Daily Echo:

2:17pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A MURDER investigation has been launched into the death of a five-year-old boy in a car fire.

Pedestrian injured in hit-and-run

Daily Echo:

1:41pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Police are investigating a hit-and-run accident that left a pedestrian with serious leg injuries.

Have your say on how youth offending is being tackled

Daily Echo: Simon Hayes

5:44pm Monday 25th August 2014

YOU can have your say on how youth offending is being tackled across Hampshire.

Major drugs crackdown launched against gangs

Daily Echo:

7:00am Sunday 24th August 2014

SPECIALIST officers have launched a major crackdown on organised gangs across Hampshire as the war against drugs continues.

Port bosses pledge to keep fighting smugglers

Daily Echo: Port fruit deal to create 60 new jobs

12:00pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

CITY port bosses are committed to stopping smugglers in the wake of the Tilbury Docks incident.

House burgled while owners on holiday

Daily Echo: Hampshire Police are investigating

12:19pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

BURGLARS have taken jewellery from a house while the owners were on holiday.

Student admits taking explosives on plane

Daily Echo: Stansted Airport's terminal which was evacuated this morning after a fire alarm sounded this morning

3:01pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A SOUTHAMPTON student is facing possible jail after admitting taking eight explosive flares on to a plane at a major UK airport and possessing a terrorist manual.

Man 'fanatically obsessed' with girls as young as three

Daily Echo: Southampton Crown Court

10:53am Thursday 21st August 2014

A man with a “fanatical obsession” with small girls targeted a three-year-old child on a bus, a court heard.

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.

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