Crime

Couple jailed for abusing young boy

Couple jailed for 24 years for sexually abusing young boy

A Basingstoke man and his partner have been jailed for a combined total of 24 years after appearing at Winchester Crown Court. The police investigated in incidents after finding images of the boy on James...

Notorious fly-tipper receives £2000 fine for hand-bag and mattress dumping

An ANDOVER woman has been ordered to pay almost £2,000 after dumping a mattress and other waste in King Arthur’s Way. Donna Ryall was successfully prosecuted by the Test Valley Borough Council following her dumping of...

Police investigate man, 50, following exposure to young children

Officers are investigating a report of a man indecently exposing himself to two young girls in Winchester. At around 2.30pm on Saturday, 2 March, the two children, aged 8 and 9, were out walking with...

Hoax calls can seriously waste time, warn emergency services

Hampshire Fire and Rescue, Police, and the Ambulance service were called out to a reported accident along the A303 but later realised this false report. Lugershall Police station recently posted on facebook which read: “After...

Local taxi driver fined for misuse of contract

A taxi driver has been ordered to pay more than £700 in court after failing to provide his records. Amine Achboun, of Amesbury, was a licensed driver with Test Valley Borough Council working for an operator...
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...

Boy, 16, attacked by group in Andover car park

Hampshire Constabulary have released CCTV images following an assault that took place between a 16-year-old boy and a group of 10 males At around 2.50pm on Monday, 18th February a 16-year-old was in Black Sawn...

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...

Expensive Patek Philippe stolen in Winchester

Hampshire Constabulary is asking for anyone with any information to come forward in identifying two people following a theft of a £25,000+ watch in Winchester. The theft took place at the famous jewellers Carter Marsh...
Andover police hunt for intruder

Man jailed following violent attack in Andover

A violent attack took place last year in February. The victim Michael Castle had been drinking with his former employee Richard Street, of Stiles Drive, Andover. 36-year-old Richard got into touch with Michael Castle through Facebook...