Yesterday, 11:33

A fountain in a cemetery memorial garden where bereaved families would scatter ashes of loved ones was ripped out the ground during a theft in Sutton Bridge.

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Wed, 17:09

Two lorry drivers, who tried to smuggle more than 1.5 million cigarettes into the UK hidden between bags of wood pellets, have been jailed after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

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United Kingdom
Wed, 12:17

Police in the Fens released a tally of hare coursing and related offences from the past two months that include four arrests and 17 vehicles seized.

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Facebook
Wed, 07:00

Sam Mechelewski approached a friend about ‘sorting out some hassle’ at Hinchingbrooke Country Park just a week before his death, a court was told.

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Cambridge Crown Court
Tue, 14:36

An East Cambridgeshire councillor and her husband will face trial at Cambridge Magistrates Court next year after pleading not guilty to causing criminal damage to a 2015 Range Rover Sport.

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UN Court
Mon, 12:15

MP Lucy Frazer and police and crime commissioner Jason Ablewhite headed a panel to update villagers on efforts to tackle crime locally that had included a raid on a travellers’ site.

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Lucy Frazer
Sunday, December 9, 2018

An RSPCA inspector spoke of his distress after two puppies were found dead in a Fenland village and their barely alive siblings who were found huddled asleep on top of the dead bodies.

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Saturday, December 8, 2018

A former scout group leader – now living in Cambridgeshire - pleaded guilty to non-recent sexual abuse dating back to the 1970s and 1980s.

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Friday, December 7, 2018

The hunt is on for a Norfolk driver who made off from a service station without paying for his fuel.

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Friday, December 7, 2018

An organised crime gang responsible for more than 200 burglaries over an 11 month period have been jailed for a total of 71 years.

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Norwich Crown Court
Friday, December 7, 2018

Tributes have been paid to a “much-loved daughter and sister” who died following an incident inside a Cambourne property.

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Addenbrooke's Hospital
Friday, December 7, 2018

A banned driver with an “appalling” record reversed and rammed into a police car during a chase in Wisbech in a desperate bid to make his escape, a court heard.

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Norwich Crown Court
Thursday, December 6, 2018

Dangerous cycling in March’s town centre and parks, along with anti-social behaviour, has prompted a dispersal order for this weekend.

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Cambs Police
Thursday, December 6, 2018

A man who sneaked up on lone women and intimately touched himself on five occasions has been jailed and handed a ten year extension on his Sexual Harm Prevention Order (SHPO).

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Cambridge Crown Court
Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Former Witchford Village College principal Chris Terry has been banned for life from teaching after the Secretary of State for Education accepted a disciplinary hearing’s conclusion of dishonesty.

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Wednesday, December 5, 2018

A man and a woman have been jailed after they attempted to blackmail a Stevenage man out of thousands of pounds in exchange for a sex tape.

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Cambridge Crown Court
Monday, December 3, 2018

As it was the United Nations’ International Day for the Abolition of Slavery yesterday, Cambridgeshire police have told us what they’re doing to tackle modern-day slavery in the county.

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Cambridgeshire
Monday, December 3, 2018

A man who used his mobile phone to film up the skirts of strangers in Queensgate shopping Centre, Peterborough has been jailed for 20 months.

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Peterborough Crown Court
Friday, November 30, 2018

Hare coursers fled fields in Cambridgeshire after their cars got stuck in ditches.

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Jason Ablewhite
Friday, November 30, 2018

A couple who stole thousands of pounds of savings from their elderly and vulnerable neighbour have been jailed for a total of six years.

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Peterborough Crown Court
Friday, November 30, 2018

More than 100 puppies and dogs have been seized following a police raid at a travellers’ site. in Willingham.

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Cambridgeshire Police
Wednesday, November 28, 2018

A phone box that houses a defibrillator has been vandalised in Leverington while the life-saving device was in use.

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Cambridgeshire Police
Wednesday, November 28, 2018

A motorist died today in a three vehicle collision on the A141 between Chatteris and March: the 34-year-old driver of a tractor involved has been arrested.

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Cambs Police
Tuesday, November 27, 2018

A beer guzzling burglar from Wilburton was caught by police after leaving his DNA on a bottle of Peroni he stole and then drank at a crime scene.

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Cambridge Crown Court
Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Police forces in Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire cannot act on a total of 74 complaints made in the last four years about adults having sex with teenagers in their care because of a legal loophole, the NSPCC has found.

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Cambridgeshire
Friday, November 23, 2018

A man swindled £350,000 out of the NHS by lying about “almost everything” including having cancer and a war record exposed when colleagues discovered he bought medals off the internet, was jailed for five years.

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army
Friday, November 23, 2018

Police are warning members of the public to be vigilant, after a number of charity fraud cases in county.

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Cambridgeshire Police
Friday, November 23, 2018

CCTV footage showing a woman putting tins of Dolmio sauce in her bag at the Nisa shop in Whittlesey has been viewed by more than 1,700 on social media.

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Facebook
Thursday, November 22, 2018

A fly tipper who came into March on Sunday has made it easier for Fenland Council to trace him after a Cambridge resident’s name and address was found on letters left among the debris.

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Peter Murphy
Thursday, November 22, 2018

A drug driver has been arrested in Wisbech after police officers smelt cannabis coming from his car.

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Cambridgeshire Police

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