Five men charged in connection with serious and organised crime offences

Detectives have charged five men in connection with serious and organised crime offences. Martin Clibery, 47, of Sutton Way, Great Sutton was charged with two counts of conspiracy to supply class A drugs (heroin and crack cocaine). Anthony Evans, 49, of Green Street, Liverpool was charged with two counts of conspiracy to supply a class […]

Three arrested as part of County Lines operation

Officers from the force’s Project Medusa have today (Thursday, 13 May) arrested three men as part of an investigation into county lines drug dealing into North Wales, in a joint operation with North Wales Police. The three were arrested after a planned stop on a car this afternoon in St Asaph. A 20-year-old man from […]

Teenager charged in connection with death of Connor Dockerty

Detectives investigating the murder of 23-year-old Connor Dockerty in Huyton have this evening, Thursday 13th May, charged a 15 year-old teenager with manslaughter. At around 8pm on Monday 19 April, emergency services were called to Kingsway after reports Connor had received stab wounds to his chest. He was taken to hospital where he sadly died. A […]

Man, 44, sentenced to 16 years for child sex offences

We have today, Thursday 13th May, welcomed the sentencing of a 44 year-old man for child sex offences. Mark Jacobson, of Washington Parade, Bootle, was found guilty of 16 counts of serious child sex offences including two counts of rape, two counts of attempted rape and multiple counts of sexual activity with a child, causing a […]

Shop owners trained in using ‘self-defence spray’ across Tuebrook

In a bid to protect Liverpool shop owners and tackle serious violence, officers have been out and about providing them with DNA self-defence spray. Inspector Andy Lloyd said: “People that commit a crime don’t want to be caught, it’s as simple as that. Unfortunately for them, this DNA spray, which is colourless and odourless, can […]

Police Cyber Alarm tool launched to help businesses improve their security and cyber resilience

The Home Office-funded service helps protect an organisation by passively monitoring internet traffic logs and reporting on suspected malicious activity. The project has been welcomed by Merseyside Police’s Cyber Dependent Crime Unit.  Detective Inspector John Black said “We know that nationally, the average cost of a cyber-attack to a small business is around £11,000 and […]

Two arrested for drug offences as part of Operation Venetic

We have arrested two men today (Thursday 13 May) on suspicion of drug offences.  Arrests were made and searches conducted at two addresses in St Helens and Bootle as part of the national Operation Venetic. A 38-year-old man from Bootle was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to supply Class A drugs (heroin). A 27-year-old man […]

Appeal for information following suspected arson in Walton

We are appealing for information following a suspected arson at a building in Walton yesterday afternoon, Wednesday 12 May. At around 5.10pm, we received a report that a house on Lind Street, had been set on fire.  Neighbouring properties were evacuated and Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service (MFRS) extinguished the fire. No injuries were reported. Following a […]

Three charged in connection with the murder of Thomas Edmunds

Detectives investigating the murder of Thomas Edmunds in Kirkby have charged three men this morning, Thursday, 13 May. At around 10.30pm on Sunday (9 May), emergency services were called to an address in Clorain Road following reports that males had entered the address, before they left short time later and the occupant was found unresponsive. […]