Category: Police

Detectives appeal over death of Chandler’s Ford man

Detectives investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Sagar Bhatti in Chandler’s Ford are renewing their appeal for information. Officers are keen to speak to anyone who saw Sagar on the evening of Saturday, 9 March or during the early hours of Sunday, 10 March to help piece together his movements in the hours before…

Eastleigh Police move into new offices

  Officers serving the Eastleigh area are moving into a new police office in the Shakespeare Business Centre, Hathaway Close off Shakespeare Rd Just North of the Town Centre. This follows the closure to the public of the front office in the old Leigh Road Police Station on May 21 last year due to falling demand…

Arrests following ‘attempted murder’ in Eastleigh

Two Eastleigh teens have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and a man arrested in suspicion of causing GBH following a violent incident on the Pirelli estate last night (December 21). Police were called to Heinz Burt Close at around 10.15pm where a 23-year-old man, from Winchester was found with a serious head injury.…

Murder inquiry after body found in Bursledon

Two people have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was found dead at his home in Bursledon. A 73-year-old man was found dead after police were called to a property on Boundary Road this morning (December 3). A 38-year-old man A 63-year-old woman remain in police custody while officers at the scene…

Self service only after Valley Park ram-raid

Armed cops and a police chopper were scrambled to sleepy Valley Park in the early hours of Thursday morning (June 21) following a burglary at the Tesco Express in Pilgrims Close when three suspects made off with the shop’s tills. It’s alleged that three men had ram-raided the shuttered store and were pursued in a…

Police Commissioner will continue to ‘explore options’

Michael Lane has said he will continue to “explore options” for “cost effective and value for money ways” to deliver in his role as Police and Crime Commissioner a day after his newly appointed deputy Flick Drummond stepped down from her £64,000 a year post. The Commissioner and his Deputy have parted company by “mutual…

Man dies after police stop on M3

A man has died on the M3 at Eastleigh after being pulled over by the Police. The incident happened at around 1 am yesterday morning (Sunday 10th September) after a blue BMW was pulled over by a Hampshire Constabulary police car onto the hard shoulder of the M3 Southbound. Police say that the driver of…

Police Commissioner reacts to Manchester bombing

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire, Michael Lane has condemned last night’s suspected terrorist attack at a concert by Ariana Grande in Manchester and has called on the public to “stay vigilant”. In a statement Commissioner  Lane said: “My thoughts and prayers are with, and for, all the people of Manchester and all the…

Burglars strike twice on same day

Two homes were burgled within hours of each other in West End last week. The daytime raids took place on Wednesday (22 March) and in both cases glass panels were smashed to force entry. One of the homes targeted was at Catherine Close where sometime between 9am and 2pm, a full length glass front door…

Arrest in Winchester murder enquiry

Police have arrested a man in connection with their enquiry into the murder of 37 year-old Carl Scott in Stanmore on Wednesday. A 58-year-old from Winchester was arrested yesterday evening and is currently being held in police custody for questioning. Officers had called to a house in Birch Court, off Thurmond Crescent on Wednesday afternoon…

Chief Constable: ‘Terror risk in Hants low’

Hampshire’s top police officer has issued a statement to reassure residents there is no immediate threat of terrorism in the county and that the force would be reviewing security procedures following the events at Westminster yesterday In a statement released earlier Chief Constable Olivia Pinkney first expressed the sympathy of the constabulary to those affected…

Hants Taxpayers to pay 3% more for policing

The Hampshire Police and Crime Panel (PCP) has backed the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Hampshire, Michael Lane, in raising the 2017/18 Council Tax precept to pay for policing across the county. Panel members heard Mr Lane set out his case at their meeting on Friday to raise the precept by 3.12%. For residents…

Eastleigh Police and Fire HQ Flies LGBT flag

The Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender rainbow flag is being flown at half mast at the Strategic Police and Fire HQ in Eastleigh. And in an act of remembrance and solidarity one minute’s silence was held at 3pm today for the victims and  survivors of Sunday’s deadly attack at the Pulse Club in Orlando, Florida.…