A 48-year-old man has been sentenced today (February 20) for 18 months for attempted arson…
A woman has been arrested after a house fire in Stoke-on-Trent left two men in hospital.
Staffordshire Police and fire crews remain at the scene of the fire on Bradbury Close, Norton.
A grandmother from Leek has been jailed for setting her room on fire at a Salvation Army Hostel using a lighter and aerosol.
Alison Sutherland, 49, from Furmston Place, Leek, blamed ‘voices in her head’ for the blaze in April last year, Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court was told.
Two men who deliberately caused a fire in an unoccupied Stoke-on-Trent house have been jailed today (January 31).
Residents in Cheadle have backed police in a clamp down on anti-social behaviour and criminal damage in the Staffordshire village.
Officers have new Dispersal Order powers after a spate of incidents resulted in 25 anti-social behaviour call outs last weekend, including arson, drugs, criminal damage and threats of violence.
A Romanian gang was jailed today after carrying out jewellery shop raids around the country including Stoke-on-Trent, a court heard.
The six men stole £3.1 million in a 10-month crime spree with each raid lasting just a few minutes, Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court
Two men have been arrested after a fire at the Amazon warehouse in Rugeley, Staffordshire.
Police and Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service were called to the Power Station Road site at 2.10am yesterday (November 13).
Arsonists who targeted three separate stables on Berry Hill fields in Stoke-on-Trent have been criticised by Staffordshire fire chiefs.
They described the attacks in Fenton as “reckless”.
Four people have been arrested on suspicion of arson following a fire that continued for over 24 hours.
The fire at McGuinness Scrapyard on Longport Road started at 5.47pm on Saturday, March 5.
A Knutton man set fire to a van belonging to his ex-girlfriend’s father, in a desperate attempt to make her return to Staffordshire, a court heard.
Andrew Eagles, of Grove Street, Knutton, was the subject of restraining order against his ex-parter Samantha Bailey at the time of the offence, which banned him from contacting her, Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court heard.