Crime

Elderly couple conned out of £7,500

Hampshire Police are issuing a scam warning after a couple in Andover attempted to withdraw more than £40,000 from their bank. They had been called by a man who claimed to be a detective in the...
Fly tipping

Woman gets fined £200 for dumping dishwasher in Andover

An ANDOVER woman has seen a fine of £200 after fly-tipping a dishwater, carpets and a child's bicycle at Goddard Square, Andover. At Basingstoke Magistrates’ Court earlier this month, Robyn Toon of Andover was fined...
Action fraud issues warning of fraudulent scams from HMRC

Action fraud issues warning of fraudulent scams from HMRC

A recent increase of scammers has been noticed by Action Fraud, reports suggest that the fraudsters are pretending to be HM & Revenue with malicious calls, voicemails, text messages, and emails to a large number...

Former school coach charged with 24 child sex offences

A local coach appeared in court earlier today (Thursday 7th of March) in Basingstoke Magistrates' Court and charged with non-recent child sex offences following an investigation by Hampshire Constabulary Marmion Team. Philip Banning, 68, of...
Burglaries Andover

Burglary rampage strikes Andover

A spate of burglaries has hit Andover over the weekend with as many as 8 being reported and more car break-ins. On Saturday the 26th October, a property on Longstock Close was broken into through...

Andover Fly Tipper Caught on Camera

A man who was caught on CCTV dumping garden waste near the Jungle Jungle soft play facility in Andover in June 2018 has pleaded guilty to fly-tipping. Frederick Fields of Blendon Drive, Andover, was ordered...
Man assaulted in Tidworth

Winchester man given CBO following “abusive behaviour”

A man from Winchester has been jailed for 12 weeks after abusing members of the public in Winchester. James Anthony aged 31, of Christchurch Road, Winchester appeared at Basingstoke Magistrates Court on Tuesday 22 January. Mr Anthony...

Man hit with £1,000 fine following household waste dumping

A local to Stockbridge has been ordered to pay under £1,000 following the dumping of several sacks of waste along a country lane in Broughton. Mark Cooper, of Lockerley, dumped the bags of waste in...

Andover motorcyclist sentenced following killing of pedestrian

Darren Lampard has been sentenced to 20-months in prison, suspended for 12 months, he was sentenced for killing a pedestrian by careless driving. William Hatherall, 48, was struck in New Street in Andover, Hampshire, on...

Stannah wife spared jail after motorcyclist death

Stannah Stairlifts managing director's wife has been spared jail time for killing a motorcyclist without due care and attention, after dropping her kids off at school in her Land Rover Discovery at a 'dangerous...