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Man jailed for burgling same home three times and his family home

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A PRESTON man was yesterday (Tuesday 21 January) imprisoned for over three years after attempting to burgle the same property three separate times, and then burgling his estranged family’s home.

Anthony Moss, 24, of no known address, was today imprisoned for a total of three years and four months at Preston Crown Court having been charged with three counts of dwelling burglary with intent to steal, one count of attempted dwelling burglary with intent to steal, one count of theft from a motor vehicle and two counts of fraud by false representation.

Two of the dwelling burglary offences and the attempted dwelling burglary offence all took place at the same address on Fulwood Row, Preston. Moss burgled the property twice, on the nights of Monday 23 September and Thursday 26 September of last year, before then attempting to burgle the property again during the day on Sunday 29 September of last year. During the third attempt, Moss was discovered by the occupant, and attempted to escape by jumping from a first floor balcony, fracturing his ankle in the process. The theft from a motor vehicle offence took place during the second burglary offence on Thursday 26 September when Moss used car keys he had taken from the property to steal a mountain bike from a car at the property. The two fraud offences took place between Monday 23 September and Tuesday 24 September when Moss used debit and credit cards taken during the first burglary offence on Monday 23 September to purchase goods.

Finally, the third dwelling burglary offence took place between Tuesday 24 September and Friday 27 September of last year when Moss used a door key he had obtained from his younger brother under duress to burgle the home of his estranged family while they were away on holiday.

DI Warren Atkinson said; “This is an excellent result for the victims of the burglaries. Moss has shown little remorse for his offending, and clearly gave no consideration to the impact his offending, given he attempted to burgle the same house three times!

“Burglaries are an iconic crime, and all studies show these offences have a significant impact on the victims.

“This sentence sends out a strong message to anybody considering committing burglary offences in Lancashire, and all officers will continue to work hard to prevent burglaries and bring offenders to justice.”

Anyone with information or concerns about burglary can contact police on 101 or the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court

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Cops catch gang of criminals leaving Hartlepool in stolen cars

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Recently in Hartlepool there has been an increase in criminals targeting Ford Fiesta cars, because criminals have a device that gets them into the car without the need for a key.

Over recent months up to Three Fiesta at a time have been going missing.

This morning the gang was at it again but this tome they didn’t count on the CDSOU A Relief who this morning recovered not 1; not 2 but 3 Stolen Ford Fiesta motor cars all attempting to leave Hartlepool containing suspected travelling criminals.

Police said “One of the vehicles unfortunately lost control and crashed while the other 2 vehicles had their front tyres stung and limped to a stop with one of the vehicle’s going the wrong way onto the A19 which was stopped by an unmarked vehicle. The driver was detained after a short foot chase and with the assistance of dog section 2 more males were also detained from another vehicle.

“Offences these males were arrested on suspicion of were theft of motor vehicle; drink driving; drug driving; dangerous driving; fail to stop for Police; no insurance and no licence.”

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TV Presenter Dale Winton Dies Aged 62

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Dale Winton who was best known for his game show Supermarket Sweep and In It To Win it has tragically died aged 62z

His agent has this evening confirmed the very sad news that Winton has lost his life.

No further details around Winton’s death have been released and it is requested that his family are offered privacy at this very tragic time.

His long-term agent Jan Kennedy said:

It is with great sadness that we can confirm the passing of Dale Winton who died at home earlier today.

While we know many will share this terrible loss, we ask that you respect the family’s privacy at this time of grief.

A number of tributes have been left on Twitter

Winton started his career as a DJ in London and he was soon hosting his own show on local radio.

This lead Winton to joining the BBC Bristol to present Pet Watch for BBC One.

Over the years he also worked for Channel 4 ITV and on BBC One’s national lottery show.

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Girl aged 5 sadly dies after being recovered from the water at Durdle Door in Dorest

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Officers investigating an incident where a girl tragically died after being recovered from the water at Durdle Door are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

At around 11.30am today, Wednesday 18 April 2018, HM Coastguard received reports of a child and a woman in distress in the water at Durdle Door in Dorset.

The woman was rescued from the water by a member of the public. A Ministry of Defence military range safety vessel, which was in the area and responded to a Mayday broadcast, recovered the girl from the water.

The five-year-old girl, from Salisbury, was taken by the RNLI Weymouth Lifeboat to Weymouth and transferred by the ambulance service to Dorset County Hospital, where she was sadly pronounced dead.

Detective Inspector Steve May, of Dorset Police, said: “Our thoughts are with the family of the young girl involved at this very difficult time.

“At this time there is nothing to suggest this was anything other than a tragic accident however, with the sudden death of any child we have an obligation to carry out an investigation to establish the full circumstances of what happened.

“I am appealing to anyone who witnessed how the girl came to be in the water and has not already spoken to police to contact us immediately.

“There were also a number of visitors in the area at the time and I am appealing to anyone who may have filmed or photographed the incident to please get in touch as it may assist our investigation.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk, via email [email protected] or by calling 101, quoting incident number 18:127. 

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