News And Convictions Weekly Roundup 26/06/2019

Please find below a round-up of last week’s convictions and news relating to Fenland. If you wish to see all news please visit the news section on our website

Paramedic held at knifepoint
A man subjected a newly-qualified paramedic to a terrifying ordeal by taking her hostage in his caravan at knife point.

Drunk Kieran Logan, 50, called police and the ambulance service in the early hours of 16 April claiming he was dying from a heart attack.

When the lone paramedic arrived at his caravan in Oakdale Place, Wisbech, he made inappropriate comments and she activated her emergency alarm.

Cannabis plants seized after warrants in Wisbech
Police carried out three warrants near Wisbech this morning after information provided by members of the public.

Officers from the Rural Crime Action Team (RCAT) and the Northern Community Action Team (CAT) executed three warrants at plots on Sand Bank, Wisbech St Mary.

Ten years for man who committed robbery three weeks after prison release
A man who committed a robbery and burglary three weeks after being released from prison has been jailed for ten years.

Craig Chilman, 35, was released from HMP Brixton on 7 December last year after serving time for burglaries.

Despite being managed by officers from the Integrated Offender Management (IOM) team, and being made to wear an electronic ‘Buddy’ tag, it took him less than a month to reoffend.

Pensioner sentenced for drugs offences
A pensioner claimed he didn’t realise it was illegal to own cannabis plants after he was caught with eight in the back of his van.

Officers were travelling along the A47 towards Wisbech at just before midnight on 27 June last year when they passed 78-year-old John Loveridge heading in the other direction.

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