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  • Two arrested after drugs operation at Channings Wood Prison, Newton Abbot

    By newtonnews at 15:20 on 02/08/12
    Drugs operation at Channings Wood Prison, Newton Abbot.
    Two people were arrested and another warned following a drugs operation at Channings Wood Prison in Newton Abbot The operation was held on Thursday (26 July) and was designed to target visitors and prevent them carrying any drugs into the prison. Units from the ANPR team, the Tactical Police Team and the Special Constabulary, together with drugs dogs ensured that every visiting car was identified, stopped and searched. A 22-year-old...
  • Shotgun stolen in Newton Abbot burglary

    By newtonnews at 17:27 on 30/07/12
    Shotgun stolen in Newton Abbot burglary.
    A 36-year-old man has been arrested after a shotgun was stolen in a burglary at a farm in the Olchard area of Newton Abbot at the weekend. The incident happened overnight on Saturday 28 July to Sunday 29 July between 6.30pm and 4am. A Browning 12-bore over and under shotgun together with its cabinet were stolen. Although the shotgun is still outstanding, police have arrested the man from outside the Devon and Cornwall area. He has...
  • Theft of model railway engine and car in Newton Abbot last weekend

    By newtonnews at 16:13 on 24/07/12
    Theft of model railway engine and car in Newton Abbot.
    A custom-built model steam locomotive and a SAAB car have been stolen from an industrial unit on the Heathfield Industrial Unit near Newton Abbot. The raid took place overnight between Friday 20 July and Saturday 21 July. A police spokesman said: "The loco is a 7 ¼ inch gauge 0 4 2 tank in GWR livery and bears the running number 5800. It is coal fired and weighs in the region of 200 Kgs." The car stolen was a 1996...
  • Assault appeal: Teignmouth

    By newtonnews at 09:39 on 10/07/12
    Teignmouth assault - police appeal.
    Police are appealing for information after a 53-year-old man was assaulted in the Teignmouth on Friday, June 22. The attack occurred at about 8pm on Regent Street - the local victim, was walking along the street when he was headbutted by another man, sustaining a broken nose. A 57-year-old local man was arrested on suspicion of assault and released on Police bail until August 9. Anyone with information is asked to contact police on...
  • Man attacked in Newton Abbot this morning while walking dogs

    By newtonnews at 11:29 on 05/07/12
    Man attacked in Newton Abbot.
    A man suffered serious chest injuries after being attacked while walking with dogs in Newton Abbot this morning (July 5). The assault occurred in Ashburton Road in the early hours - police were called to the scene at about 1.45am where paramedics were treating the man in his 50s. He was taken to Torbay Hospital with serious chest injuries and was later transferred to Derriford Hospital for further treatment. The victim was walking...

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