Daily Echo: Crime news from across Hampshire)

Breaking news Arrest warrants for Ashya's parents to be withdrawn

Daily Echo:

4:35pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

THE ARREST warrant that has been keeping the parents of desperately ill Ashya King away from him is being withdrawn, the Crown Prosecution Service has confirmed to the Daily Echo.

Elderly man conned out of thousands of pounds

Daily Echo: Hampshire police need more cash.

2:12pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

AN elderly man has been tricked out of thousands of pounds after being targeted by a scam.

Drugs gang jailed after police crackdown

Daily Echo:

10:18am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

DRUGS gang members have been jailed after a major police crackdown in Southampton.

Police tracking serial arsonist after spate of fires

Daily Echo:

6:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

POLICE are hunting a serial arsonist after a spate of blazes in a Southampton community.

Man robbed after sneak attack

Daily Echo: Hampshire police need more cash.

8:38am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A MAN was attacked and robbed after leaving a city pub.

Campaigners beg Prime Minister to reunite Ashya and family

Daily Echo:

12:26pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

CAMPAIGNERS this afternoon have begged the Prime Minister to reunite Ashya with his parents tonight.

Former children's minister calls for end to case against Ashya's parents

Daily Echo:

11:28am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A FORMER children's minister has called for the CPS to drop the case against Ashya King’s parents and criticised the decision to arrest them.

Courts may take action against Ashya's family warns lawyer

Daily Echo:

8:57am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A HAMPSHIRE lawyer who specialises in family law believes the courts could take firm action against Ashya King’s parents.

Hospital regrets 'communication breakdown' with Ashya's parents

Daily Echo:

5:30pm Monday 1st September 2014

HOSPITAL chiefs in Southampton say they regret the “communication breakdown” with the parents of Ashya King.

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.

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