Man jailed following stop and search in Runcorn

A man from Norris Green, Liverpool, has been jailed for drug offences following a stop check by Cheshire Police. Nathan Bligh of Lambourne Road was arrested on Wednesday 11 May after officers executed a stop and search whilst he was driving to Runcorn. The 30-year-old was found in possession of 134 wraps of crack cocaine […]

Appeal to trace wanted man from Widnes

Police in Widnes are appealing to members of the public to help locate a man for breaching a court order. Anthony Pitt is from the town and also has links to Runcorn and Warrington. The 34-year-old is described as approximately 6’2” and of a proportionate build with light brown hair and blue eyes. Anyone who […]


Halton Borough Council’s Trading Standards Service has successfully prosecuted persistent rogue trader, Barry Benjamin. At Liverpool Crown Court on 29 June, Benjamin, 53,  from Kilncroft, Runcorn, was sentenced to two years in prison and also given a five year criminal behaviour order.Benjamin, trading as Easylife Garden Maintenance, persistently carried out incomplete and poor quality gardening and handyman […]

Appeal for information following armed robbery in Middlewich

Police are appealing for witnesses and video footage following an armed robbery at a convenience store in Middlewich.  At around 11.05am on Sunday 3 July an unknown man wearing a face covering entered the Morrisons Local store on Poplar Drive. The offender threatened members of staff with a knife and demanded they handed over money […]

Appeal to trace missing boy from Runcorn

Police are appealing to the public for help to trace a missing boy from Runcorn. Thomas Robinson was last seen at around 5pm on Tuesday 28 June in the Castlefields area of the town. The 12-year-old is described as white, around 5’ tall, with mousy blonde hair. He was last seen wearing a blue Nike bubble […]

Man from Runcorn wanted on recall to prison

Police in Widnes are appealing to members of the public to help locate a man wanted on recall to prison. Matthew Routledge is from Runcorn and is well known in the area. He is also believed to have links in the Merseyside area. The 41-year-old is described as approximately 5’7” and of a slim build […]

Appeal to trace man in connection with Northwich assault

Detectives are appealing to the public to help locate a man they are looking to speak to in relation to a serious assault in Northwich. Kieron Banks, resides in Runcorn, but also has a number of links to the Northwich area. Officers are looking to speak to the 30-year-old in relation to an incident which […]

Two men charged in connection with Class A drugs conspiracy

Two men have been charged in connection with a class A drugs conspiracy. Christopher Lambert and William Ryan were arrested on Wednesday 29 June following a warrant at a property on Oak Drive in Runcorn. The pair, aged 50 and 40 respectively, were taken into police custody for questioning and subsequently charged the following day. […]

Teen who threatened vulnerable couple jailed following Winsford burglary

A teenager who threatened a vulnerable couple during a violent burglary at their home in Winsford has been jailed. The boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was sentenced to four years and eight months in a young offender’s institute at Chester Crown Court on Wednesday 29 June. The 17-year-old, from the Accrington area, […]