Category Archives: Police Pursuits

WATCH: Suspected Burglar Flips Vehicle During Pursuit

Dramatic footage has emerged of the moment a suspect burglar flips a stolen car during a vehicle pursuit. The footage, released by Greater Manchester Police, shows the incident from the perspective of the lead vehicle involved in the pursuit. The incident happened on Thursday 18th July at around 22:00 hours. Road Policing Officers spotted the suspected stolen vehicle heading towards

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WATCH: Dangerous Driver Jailed After Colliding With An Ambulance During Vehicle Pursuit

An unlicensed and uninsured reckless drug-driver who crashed into an ambulance that was on a 999 call as he tried to flee from police officers in Christchurch has been put behind bars. Adam Vaughan, 32 and of Nursery Close in Hordle, Lymington, was handed a 14-month prison term and banned from driving for four years at Bournemouth Crown Court on

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Thief Who Threw Power Tools At Police During High-Speed Pursuit Is Jailed

A thief who threw power tools from a moving car while being pursued by specially trained Kent Police officers is to spend the next two years and seven months behind bars. David Peters led officers on a six-mile pursuit along the M2 after patrols noticed him driving poorly and quickly identified his car as being at the scene for several

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WATCH: Driver Given Suspended Sentence After Leading Police On High-Speed Pursuit Whilst On A Ban

A driver who caused chaos in Washington during a terrifying nine-minute pursuit has been banned from the roads. Callum Lough, 28, passed through a 20mph zone near a primary school in Washington at a staggering 58mph. Lough also jumped red lights and narrowly avoided various collisions with other motorists as he desperately attempted to evade police on the afternoon of

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Body-Worn Camera Helps Identify Driver Who Led Motorcycle Cops On Dangerous Pursuit

A dangerous driver who thought he’d given police the slip after an 80mph pursuit has been jailed for more than a year, thanks to the power of body-worn video (scroll down for the video footage). Most police forces now have body-worn cameras, and they are proving to be an incredibly powerful tool in the fight against crime. In this particular

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WATCH: Moped Gang Behind Bars For A Total Of 67 Years | Met Police Videos & Statement In Full

Thanks to the hard work of Detectives from the Met’s Trident Proactive Team, members of a prolific organised crime group who carried out multiple robberies and moped offences across London have been jailed. The gang of 12 men were sentenced to a total of 67 years and 10 months’ imprisonment at Kingston Crown Court on Monday, 13 May. The gang

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Police And Fire Service Asks Parents To Keep Closer Eye On Their Children As Anti-Social Behaviour Is Impacting Resouces

Emergency service resources are being impacted by an increase in anti-social behaviour in the Upton Rocks area of Widnes, officers and firefighters have said. There have been a number of incidents of anti-social behaviour, including an increase in the number of deliberate bin fires, over the past few weeks. And now the Chief Inspector and Station Manager for Widnes have

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Police Thank The Public For Helping Them To Locate Kidnapped Baby Following A Vehicle Pursuit

Officers from West Midlands Police Traffic Unit have taken to social media to thank members of the public for their assistance is locating a male who had kidnapped a five-month-old baby. An officer attached to the unit said: ‘It’s every traffic cops worst nightmare. ‘A vehicle failing to stop with a kidnapped child onboard. ‘A well managed pursuit meant that

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Man Who Rammed Dog Unit, Injuring One Police Officer & Two Police Puppies, Is Jailed

A dangerous driver who left a police officer with serious injuries and who injured two police puppies after causing a trail of destruction has been jailed. As a result of their injuries, the two police puppies had to be retired from their training. John McCabe, 31, has been convicted of a string of driving offences after his erratic behaviour behind

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Man Who Rammed Police & Hospitalised Officer To Spend 2.5 Years Behind Bars

A man who drunkenly rammed into a police car and then violently attacked two British Transport Police (BTP) officers has been locked up for over 2.5 years. Saddam Fareed of Sprowston Road, east London, pleaded guilty to driving over the prescribed legal limit, dangerous driving, assault on a police officer, actual bodily harm and criminal damage. Following an investigation by

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