Daily Echo: Crime news from across Hampshire)

Breaking news Suspect cleared of murder he confessed to

Daily Echo: Belinda Dalby was found dead at a Southampton hostel and 30-year-old Jamie Nicholson has been charged with her murder

3:28pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A MAN today walked free from court after a judge heard he could not have been guilty of a murder he had confessed to.

Kids taking to the police beat to help prevent crime

Daily Echo:

7:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

MEET the pint sized police officers helping to lead the crackdown on crime in Southampton.

Hunt for woman as thousands of pounds stolen from bank

Daily Echo:

3:15pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THE HUNT is on for a thief who has stolen thousands of pounds from a Hampshire bank.

Hunt for sex pest who struck in alley way

Daily Echo:

12:15pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

POLICE have stepped up patrols after to hunt a sex pest who struck in an alley close to a Hampshire recreation ground.

Thieves going after high value bikes

Daily Echo: Still time to register for charity bike ride

6:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

POLICE have been getting the inside track from former criminals in a bid to stop bike thieves.

Burglars target homes with windows left open in hot weather

Daily Echo: A model posing as a burglar breaking into a home.

2:48pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

HOMEOWNERS are being warned to keep their homes secure in the hot weather after a spate of burglaries in Southampton.

£17k fine for businessman

Daily Echo: Southampton Magistrates Court

3:23pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A BUSINESSMAN has been fined £17,000 for breaching trading sanctions.

Child assaulted at theme park

Daily Echo:

12:47pm Monday 21st July 2014

A MAN has been arrested after a young girl was assaulted at a Hampshire theme park.

Drunk mum abandoned girl, 3, in pub after row with partner

Daily Echo:

9:04am Friday 18th July 2014

A THREE-year-old girl was abandoned by her drunken mum in a Hampshire pub.

Man jailed for trying to murder his own brother

Daily Echo:

4:00am Friday 18th July 2014

A Hampshire taxi driver was savagely attacked by his own brother with a knife in an attempt to murder him.

Trio locked up for 'horrifying' attacks on strangers

Daily Echo:

11:12am Thursday 17th July 2014

THREE young men have been locked up for more than eight years between them following drunken late night attacks on two strangers.

Cats die after suspected poisoning

Daily Echo: Two people catch tuberculosis from cats

2:30pm Thursday 17th July 2014

AN animal welfare charity is appealing for information after three cats from the same home died in a matter of weeks from suspected poisoning.

Controversial car dealer avoids driving ban - despite admitting breaking the law

Daily Echo:

5:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

A CONTROVERSIAL car dealer has escaped a driving ban despite admitting he drove while disqualified, in a move that has angered former customers.

Bikes stolen

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

12:34pm Thursday 17th July 2014

POLICE are hunting for the thieves who stole a mountain bike worth more than £1,000 from a van in Eastleigh.

Operation leads to 33 arrests

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

12:17pm Thursday 17th July 2014

POLICE arrested 33 men in Hampshire during a national day of action to tackle online paedophiles.

Teen in court over attempted murder of three women

Daily Echo:

1:06pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

A teenager has appeared in court charged with the attempted murder of three women in unprovoked attacks over a three-week period.

Burglar jailed after confessing to over 80 offences

Daily Echo:

4:11pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

A PROLIFIC burglar has been jailed after admitting more than 80 offences.

Suspected drug dealer evicted during police raid

Daily Echo:

3:03pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

A SUSPECTED drug dealer was evicted from a block of flats following a flurry of complaints of antisocial behaviour from neighbours.

Over 600 paedophiles arrested in huge crackdown

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

11:25am Wednesday 16th July 2014

A major sex crime crackdown has led to the arrest of 660 suspected paedophiles across Britain, the National Crime Agency (NCA) has said.

'Pools of blood' outside flats after knife gang attack

Daily Echo:

2:47pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

POOLS of blood were found outside a block of flats by police who were called to deal with a brawl.

Vandals cause £45,000 of damage to 30 new cars

Daily Echo:

10:09am Tuesday 15th July 2014

VANDALS caused £45,000 worth of damage to dozens of new cars parked up in Hampshire.

The hospital worker who stole £3,600 from vulnerable patients

Daily Echo:

4:00am Tuesday 15th July 2014

A HAMPSHIRE hospital worker has been jailed after stealing hundreds of pounds from vulnerable patients.

Teen a victim of homophobic attack at music festival

Daily Echo: Rawdon murder probe - police have started an investigation

4:45pm Monday 14th July 2014

A TEENAGER was kicked and abused in a homophobic attack at a Hampshire music festival.

Man jailed after being caught riding stolen bikes

Daily Echo: South Marches Scouts will be holding a bike fundraiser this weekend.

10:01am Monday 14th July 2014

A MAN has been jailed and another received a supervision order after being caught by police riding stolen bicycles in Southampton.

Thieves force dedicated pair to stop play at club

Daily Echo:

11:14am Monday 14th July 2014

THEY are the Hampshire grandparents who have won an award for turning a “mudbowl” into some of the best football pitches in the county.

Arrest after string of attacks on lone women in Hampshire

Daily Echo: Thornhill residents can speak to police about crime worries

8:04am Saturday 12th July 2014

Police hunting a man who has carried out a string of attacks on lone women in Hampshire have made an arrest.

Seven cars targeted in crime spree

Daily Echo: Warning for Brean and Berrow car owners

9:18am Friday 11th July 2014

POLICE are hunting thieves after seven cars were targeted in Hampshire in just one night.

Cat shot with 50 pellets in cruel attack

Daily Echo:

10:45am Thursday 10th July 2014

IT was an attack with a shotgun that left a family pet “lucky to be alive”.

Man leapt from high window in drugs raid

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

11:11am Thursday 10th July 2014

A MAN jumped from an upper floor window of his home, injuring his leg, as police raided his Southampton home.

Man exposed himself to woman at beauty spot

Daily Echo:

5:49pm Thursday 10th July 2014

POLICE are hunting a man who exposed himself to a woman at a Hampshire beauty spot.

Facial injuries to man in assault

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

11:29am Thursday 10th July 2014

A man sustained serious facial injuries in an assault.

Seven on drug supply charges

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

11:19am Thursday 10th July 2014

A GROUP of seven have been charged with the supply of heroin and cocaine in Southampton as part of Operation Fortress.

Gang in court accused of supplying drugs

Daily Echo: A minister rejects proposals for drugs rooms for heroin addicts in Brighton and Hove

10:03am Wednesday 9th July 2014

A GANG of six will appear in court today charged with the supply of heroin and crack cocaine.

Police patrols stepped up after rape in city park

Daily Echo: Sex attack on woman as she walked home from work

6:30am Wednesday 9th July 2014

Poilce patrols have been stepped up after a woman was attacked and raped in Southampton woodland.

Gang's £110,000 raids from DIY stores

Daily Echo: Plumber in 'disbelief' over B&Q acid stored in reach of children

9:45am Tuesday 8th July 2014

A GANG of 12 from Hampshire will be sentenced today for their role in a conspiracy that saw £110,000 worth of items stolen from DIY stores and sold online.

Woman victim of racist abuse while she helps wheelchair user

Daily Echo: A Hampshire Constabulary helmet

9:54am Monday 7th July 2014

POLICE are hunting two women who racially abused another woman near a Hampshire park.

Woman moped rider hurt in road rage attack by taxi driver

Daily Echo: Police warning after thefts in car parks

9:30am Monday 7th July 2014

An investigation has been launched in Hampshire after a taxi driver launched a road rage attack on a woman moped rider.

Man exposes himself to teenage girl

Daily Echo: Police are hunting for a man after a robbery and assault in Morden this morning.

4:26pm Monday 7th July 2014

POLICE are hunting a man who indecently exposed himself to a teenage girl.

Vandals hit car mirrors

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

10:45am Monday 7th July 2014

NEARLY half a dozen cars were vandalised on a Hampshire estate.

Fire at shooting lodge under investigation

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

10:56am Monday 7th July 2014

AN investigation is under way to determine what caused a blaze at a Hampshire shooting lodge.

Rolf Harris sentenced for five years and nine months for sex crimes

Daily Echo:

1:28pm Friday 4th July 2014

Rolf Harris faces spending the rest of his life behind bars after he was jailed for five years and nine months for a string of sex crimes involving four girls.

Violent sex attacker was on bail for having sex with a schoolgirl

Daily Echo:

12:25pm Friday 4th July 2014

A VIOLENT sex attacker who raped an innocent stranger on her way back from a party was on bail for sleeping with a 13-year-old girl, the Daily Echo can reveal.

Pensioner, 90, conned out of £10,000 by bogus Met police officer

Daily Echo: Police seek witnesses to Barnt Green burglary

9:53am Friday 4th July 2014

AN ELDERLY man in Hampshire has been conned out of £10,000 by a fraudster pretending to be from the Metropolitan Police.

Attacker bit part of victim's ear off

Daily Echo:

1:30pm Friday 4th July 2014

POLICE are hunting an attacker after a man had part of his ear bitten off during an assault.

Complaints against crime commissioner

Daily Echo: Hampshire Police and Crime Commissioner Simon Hayes

11:29am Friday 4th July 2014

HAMPSHIRE’S Police and Crime Commissioner has rubbished accusations that he has committed a criminal offence.

Friends' shock at teenager's murder

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4:48pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

Friends have spoken of their shock after a murder investigation was launched following the death of a teenager.

Gang smashes into store in cigarette raid

Daily Echo: Premier Stores in Park Road, Shirley

5:00am Thursday 3rd July 2014

THIEVES smashed their way into a Southampton convenience store and stole a haul of cigarettes.

Hunt for woodland sex attacker stepped up

Daily Echo:

7:16am Thursday 3rd July 2014

POLICE today stepped up their manhunt for a sex attacker who carried out a “terrifying” assault on a woman as she walked home from work.

Burglars raid family home

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

11:52am Thursday 3rd July 2014

ELECTRICAL items have been stolen from a Hampshire home.

Scooter stolen from volunteer

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

11:46am Thursday 3rd July 2014

POLICE are hunting thieves who have stolen a mobility scooter from a volunteer who depends on the vehicle for his charity work.



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