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  • Couple jailed for intent to supply £15k worth of Heroin in Yeovil

    By abbie_yeovil at 10:56 on 05/04/13
    Amanda Minter and Sean Russell
    Two people have been jailed after police stopped them from distributing £15,000 worth of heroin to the streets of Yeovil. Amanda Minter and Sean Russell were sentenced to jail at Hereford Crown Court for a total of six years between them, for bringing high purity heroin to the streets of South Somerset. Minter was ordered to serve 38 months in prison and Russell was handed a sentence of 33 months. On October 8 last year,...
  • CCTV image released after bank cards theft in Yeovil

    By abbie_yeovil at 17:28 on 02/04/13
    Police have released a picture of a man they wish to talk to in connection with a fraud investigation in Yeovil
    Police have released a CCTV image of a man they wish to talk to in connection with a fraud investigation. A man went into two banks in Yeovil and attempted to use fraudulent bank cards to withdraw money. Officers believe the man pictured may have valuable information to help them with their enquiry. Anyone who recognises the man pictured or the man himself is asked to contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
  • Yeovil residents' chance to chat to police online

    By abbie_yeovil at 15:36 on 28/03/13
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    Yeovil residents will have the opportunity to speak to a local police officer online next month. Beat manager PC Simon Reeves will be conducting a live web chat on Tuesday, April 9, at 7pm. Residents of the Westfield estate and surrounding areas can speak to officers at a neighbourhood forum at Westfield Academy on Wednesday, April 10, from 3pm to 5pm. You can log on to the chat at www.avonandsomerset.
  • Escaped prisoner John Loveridge believed to be in Somerset

    By abbie_yeovil at 12:30 on 04/03/13
    Escaped prisoner John Loveridge
    Police are attempting to trace an escaped prisoner who they believe may be in the Somerset area. John Loveridge , aged 28, absconded from HMP North Sea Camp in Lincolnshire on Monday February 11. He was jailed in 2011 for offences including burglary and theft. Loveridge is described as white, around 5ft 8 to 5ft 9 inches tall, of a slim build, with short black hair and hazel coloured eyes. He has a 4 inch scar on back of left hand,...
  • Naval medals stolen in Yeovil burglary

    By abbie_yeovil at 09:29 on 14/02/13
    The stolen medals
    Police are appealing for information following a burglary in the Birchfield Park area of Yeovil. Officers are urging antique shops, pawnbrokers, car boot sellers and second hand shops to be vigilante after naval medals were among the items stolen. The distinctive medals belonged to the victim's late husband. They recognise long service and good conduct and have the name Alan G Newham engraved around the edge. Police said the medals...

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