Tribute issued following fatal collision near Knutsford

Douglas Burke The family of a man who died following a fatal collision near Knutsford have paid tribute to him. At around 8.17pm on Monday 20 November police were called to reports of a collision on the A50 in High Legh, near to the junction of Swineyard Lane.Officers attended the scene and on arrival they […]

Six people arrested following warrant in Knutsford.


Officers from Cheshire Police remain in attendance in Knutsford following a drugs warrant. At around 7am on Monday 27 November, officers executed a warrant at an address on Longridge. A number of unknown substances were found inside the property and a decision was taken to put a 100-metre cordon in place as a precautionary measure. […]

Man jailed for multiple counts of rape and sexual assault


A man from Wirral has been jailed after he was convicted of raping and sexually assaulting two women as they slept. Alan Pickering appeared at Liverpool Crown Court on Tuesday 28 November where he was sentenced to 15 years in prison along with four years on extended licence. The 40-year-old of Procter Road, Rock Ferry, […]

Appeal to trace wanted man from Manchester

Police are appealing for help from the public in tracing a 37-year-old man from Manchester. Jonathan Farrell is wanted after failing to attend court in relation to theft offences in Knutsford. Farrell is described as white, around 5’11” tall, of a slight build, with short brown hair and blue eyes. He has links to both […]

Investigation launched after rogue traders dupe vulnerable resident in Winsford


Police have launched an investigation after a vulnerable resident was duped out of almost £20,000 by rogue builders. On Thursday 23 November police were contacted by concerned staff at a bank in Winsford after a vulnerable customer attempted to withdraw a large amount of cash. Officers attended and following enquiries it was found that an […]

Police appeal to trace wanted man from Northwich


Officers in Northwich are appealing for information from the public to help trace a 28-year-old man. Richard Cunliffe from Northwich is wanted after failing to appear in court in relation to driving offences. He is described as white, 5’9” tall, of proportionate build, with short dark brown hair, and brown eyes. Anyone with any information […]

UPDATED – Incident in Longridge, Knutsford


Officers are currently dealing with an ongoing incident at an address in Knutsford. At around 7am today, Monday 27 November, Officers from Cheshire Police conducted a warrant in the Longridge area. A number of unknown substances were found in the address and six people have been arrested. The five men, aged 23, 24, 24, 29 […]

CCTV image released following reports shoplifting in Knutsford


Detectives have released CCTV images of a man they are looking to speak to in relation to an incident in Knutsford. At around 3:03pm on Saturday 18 November, officers responded to reports of shoplifting at the Little Waitrose store on Princess Street, Knutsford. During the incident, an unknown man has exited the store without paying […]

Cheshire tackles knife crime as week of action yields positive results


Last week officers from across the Constabulary intensified their efforts in tackling knife crime as part of a national week of action. Running from Monday 13 November to Sunday 19 November, the Constabulary supported Operations Sceptre and Calibre, which sought to tackle knife crime and street robbery respectively. With many incidents of street robbery often […]

Man jailed following Northwich Pub burglaries


A man who broke into two pubs in Northwich has been jailed. Wayne Meredith appeared at Chester Crown Court on Friday 24 November where he was sentenced to 28 months in prison. The 46-year-old, of Manchester Road, Northwich, had earlier pleaded guilty to two counts of burglary other than a dwelling with intent to steal. The […]