Monthly Archives: December 2018

Burscough burglar who defecated on patio sentenced to 52 months in jail.

A 52-year-old man from Burscough has been sentenced today to 52 months in prison. Robert Owen was found guilty accused of attempt burglary and burglary. At approximately 03:30pm on 29th January 2018 Robert Owen entered the rear garden of an address on Colburn Close, Burscough. He attempted to gain entry via the rear patio doors, he was unsuccessful but caused

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Gang who set up Burscough cannabis farm jailed for 35 years

Members of a Vietnamese gang which made hundreds of thousands of pounds in a sophisticated cannabis farm operation operating across the north west have been jailed for over 35 years. The gang used false identities and fraudulent documents to rent dozens of properties before turning them into cannabis farms. ‘Gardeners’ would then be employed to visit the houses and tend

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