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 […]

Summer activities lead to a surge in COVID cases in Warrington

The number of COVID-19 cases in Warrington is continuing to increase week on week. The number of people in Warrington Hospital with COVID-19 is also on the rise. Latest data shows that Omicron BA.4 and BA.5 now make up more than half of the COVID-19 cases in the UK and are driving the increase in […]

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 […]

Man from Warrington wanted on recall to prison

Police in Warrington are appealing to members of the public to help locate a man on recall to prison. Thomas Corlett is from the town and is believed to be in the Padgate area. The 32-year-old is described as approximately 5’9” and of a slim build with brown hair and brown eyes. Anyone who sees […]

Warrington Borough Council to host social work apprenticeship events

Warrington Borough Council will be holding two events in July to showcase opportunities for people to join its social work apprenticeship programme. The events – one of which will be in person, the other one online – will provide information about the apprenticeships on offer in both children’s and adult social care services at the […]

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, […]

The first Community Conversation event takes place in Congleton

Cheshire Police has launched its first Community Conversation event in Congleton. On Thursday 23 June at St Johns Community Centre in Congleton, the first of the Community Conversation events took place, giving the local community a chance to have their say. Community Conversation events will take place across the nine Local Policing Units by March […]

Cheshire Police’s GoodSAM technology helping to save lives and catch criminals

Three months have passed since the official launch of GoodSAM – the game-changing software that is changing how Cheshire Constabulary’s Force Control Centre (FCC) handles emergency calls.  GoodSAM’s instant video capability allows FCC operators to send a link via a text message to 999/101 callers. Once a caller has allowed access to their phone via […]

Man pleads guilty to drugs offences following warrant in Winsford

A man has pleaded guilty to drugs offences following a warrant in Winsford. On Wednesday 29 June, officers executed a drug warrant at an address on Pinewood Road. During the warrant officers recovered 155 wraps of heroin and 238 wraps of crack cocaine. A black Skyjet motorcycle was also seized by officers during the warrant. […]