Dispersal Zone: Liverpool city centre

We have introduced a Dispersal Zone in Liverpool city centre today, Thursday, 25 February. The order runs from 3pm today until 14:59pm on Saturday, 27 February on Wednesday 30 December and officers will be in the area to provide a visible presence and deal with any incidents.  The Dispersal Zone covers the area bounded in […]

Two men jailed for a total of 19 years for robbery conspiracy

Two men have today, Thursday 25th February, been jailed for a total of 19 years for a robbery conspiracy involving coffee shops, bakeries and convenience stores in Merseyside and Cheshire. Paul Boardman (left), 44, of Loxwood Close, Belle Vale, and Terry Hathaway (right), 40, of Parkview Drive, Netherley, were charged in connection with the offences […]

Two men issued with football banning orders following ticket tout offences

Two Liverpool men have been issued with five year football banning orders following ticket tout offences. Stewart Christopher O’Brien, 46, of Whitehaven Road, Liverpool and John Paul Jennings, 41, of Handfield Street, Liverpool, were both given the bans after being seen Walton Breck Road on 1st February 2020 selling match tickets without being authorised. They […]

Day of action in Liverpool tackles serious violence

19 stop searches, 9 arrests, 5 Covid fines, 4 warrants and 2 roadside operations, sees a full day of policing activity across Liverpool! Yesterday (24th Feb), officers conducted a day of action in Walton, Kensington, Anfield and Tuebrook aiming to reassure our local communities, identify those involved in organised crime, gangs and serious violence and reduce […]

Teenager arrested and bike recovered following knifepoint robbery in Litherland

Detectives investigating the knifepoint robbery of a bike in Litherland earlier this week have arrested a teenager. At around 7.30pm on Monday 22 February, the victim, a 13-year-old boy, was walking with friends near to the canal bridge close to Sefton Street, towards Tesco. The group were approached by three males, one of whom reportedly […]

Two arrested on suspicion of arson in Huyton

Police have arrested two people on suspicion of arson following an incident on Terminus Road, Huyton, this morning (Thursday 25 February). At around 3.30am emergency services were called to reports that a silver Vauxhall Zafira had collided with the bus shelter on Terminus Road, off Liverpool Road and was alight.  It was reported that there […]

Three people charged following County Lines warrants across Merseyside

Detectives have charged three people following County Lines warrants in Merseyside, Lancashire and Cheshire on Tuesday 23 February. The warrants were carried out as part of an ongoing investigation into suspected child criminal exploitation and drug dealing in the North West. The following people were charged: 24-year-old Daniel Clarke of Flers Avenue, Latchford, Warrington, Cheshire […]

GMP and Merseyside Police arrest twelve and seize significant drug quantities in Wigan as part of enhanced operation to tackle county-lines

DCI Chris Mossop talks to us about Operation Flood Officers working as part of a new multi-agency operation launched last month to tackle drugs trafficking in Greater Manchester were out this week in Wigan. The intelligence-led initiative – codenamed Flood – was launched by GMP’s Organised Crime Co-ordination Unit (OCCU) in January 2021 with support […]