A councillor is hoping to secure the long-term future of Banbury Police Station by urging the council to seek assurances from the government. Cllr Mark Cherry will be proposing a motion at Cherwell District Council asking the leader to lobby senior politicians for their support for the police station.Thames Valley Police said there were no plans to close the building but the Labour representative for Banbury Ruscote believes action is needed after the decision to shut Banbury Court House.“Labour Cherwell District councillors will be seeking all party support for this motion to act now to make sure that Banbury Police Station does not go down the road of closure like Banbury Magistrates’ Court in the future,” Cllr Cherry said.“We cannot lose any more vital services in Banbury and surrounding villages that people rely on in a every growing population due to housing developments in and around Banburyshire.”Cllr Cherry’s motion at the district council … [Read more...] about Bid to ensure Banbury police station future from worried councillor
A POLICE detective faces a misconduct investigation after allegedly being caught having sex with a married solicitor in a busy police station. Detective Inspector Ricky Price, 42, was reportedly found half-naked with high-flying lawyer Rachel Pudner, also 42, in an interview room. A Police Community Support Officer reported the pair after claiming to have walked in on them in a 'compromising position' after hearing groans inside Cockett police station in Swansea, South Wales. Det Insp Price, who earns £54,000-a-year and has been in the force for 22 years, is understood to have offered his resignation but will first face a misconduct hearing. He is engaged to fiancee Emma Keys, 33, but the couple's £300,000 home in Swansea has been put up for sale. Mrs Pudner, a partner at Swansea law firm Hutchinson Thomas, is married to husband Matthew, 42, a manager with BT. South Wales Police said the officer has submitted his resignation but a misconduct hearing will still be held. It is … [Read more...] about On-duty detective ‘caught semi-naked romping with married lawyer in police station’
Did you happen to leave your gym bag — packed with marijuana — near Five Corners in Braintree on Monday night? If so, “don’t panic,” police said on Twitter, a “Good Samaritan” found it in the road and brought it to the Braintree police station. “Please come to the police station to collect it,” police wrote. You may want to hurry as the weed was labeled, “Destroy,” in the police photo. Then again, individuals are only allowed to possess up to 1 ounce of marijuana in public. Close The biggest headlines, delivered to your inbox Get news as it happens. Sign up for Boston.com's email news alerts. Thanks for signing up! … [Read more...] about Did you lose a gym bag ‘containing a huge amount of cannabis’? It’s waiting for you at the Braintree police station.
A police station in the town of Gävle was the target of a tear gas attack during Friday night. A tear gas grenade was thrown into a garage area at the station. A man was arrested shortly afterwards for sabotage and violent behaviour towards public servants, TT reports. “A police car was on its way into the detention centre and when the garage door opened, the suspect threw a tear gas grenade into it, aimed at the car,” Pär Olsson, duty officer with the Central (Mitt) Region police, said. No police officers were injured during the incident, but smoke spread through the garages and partly into the building. Emergency services attended to clear smoke from the area. The suspect fled from the scene on a moped, but a number of police patrol cars were dispatched, resulting in his detention shortly afterwards, police confirmed. After speaking to prosecutors, the subject, who is 35 years old, was arrested. Further investigation of the incident, including … [Read more...] about Man arrested after tear gas attack at Swedish police station
By Gwendolyn Wu and Lauren Hernandez Published 8:53 pm PDT, Wednesday, September 19, 2018 In this file photo, Ilyich Sato, also known as Equipto, has an emotional address to the panel at the town hall meeting on January 12, 2017 about an officer involved shooting of an unarmed man that occurred on January 6th on the 500 block of Capitol Avenue in San Francisco, Calif. less In this file photo, Ilyich Sato, also known as Equipto, has an emotional address to the panel at the town hall meeting on January 12, 2017 about an officer involved shooting of an unarmed man that occurred on ... more Photo: Amy Osborne / Special To The Chronicle Photo: Amy Osborne / Special To The Chronicle Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 In this file photo, Ilyich Sato, also known as Equipto, has an emotional address to the panel at … [Read more...] about Arrest of San Francisco activist Equipto sparks protest outside police station in Mission District