Police release CCTV images of attempted theft

Did you see this man who according to CCTV images attempted to steal a laptop from Co-op in Ryde.

Thursday, 17th April, 2014 3:47pm

By Sally Perry

Second fire at HMP Isle of Wight in two days

Prison Bars

It's not known whether, like yesterday's, this fire was also in a cell.

Tuesday, 8th April, 2014 9:59am

By Sally Perry

Deliberate fire started at Parkhurst prison

Fire engine

The fire service say the cell fire was 'deliberate'.

Monday, 7th April, 2014 7:58am

By Sally Perry

Burglars trash amusement arcade say police

Gaiety Amusements

Burglars have trashed all the arcade machines in Ventnor's Gaiety Amusement arcade.

Friday, 28th March, 2014 1:13pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Police seeking man accused of indecent exposure

Police tape

Police are appealing for witnesses following an indecent exposure incident at Puckpool Park last weekend.

Tuesday, 25th March, 2014 8:44am

By Hampshire Constabulary

Newport man charged following fatal collision at Bouldnor

Police and Ambulance

The 26 year old has been bailed to appear in court next month. Our thoughts are with all involved.

Thursday, 13th March, 2014 3:44pm

By Hampshire Constabulary with 2 readers' comments

Armed mainland police cross Solent to respond to report of man with a gun

Launch preventer Hants Marine Police

High-speed craft used by the Hampshire Constabulary Marine Unit to rush armed police officers to the Island from the Mainland.

Tuesday, 11th March, 2014 10:15am

By Sally Perry

Spate of thefts from cars in Ventnor

Car lock

Police are reminding motorists to secure their vehicles following a spate of thefts in the Ventnor area.

Friday, 7th March, 2014 3:10pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Man admits poisoning badger setts in Niton


Further details emerge about the laying of "buckets of" poison about 20 badger setts.

Thursday, 6th March, 2014 4:47pm

By Simon Perry with 16 readers' comments

Two Island institutions criticised at David Green’s inquest

David Green at Parliament by Jason Swain for Ecoisland

David Green's family wept in court as the Coroner presented the outcome of the investigation, which found no criminal offences had been committed. Police discovered the Government grant, that sparked the investigation, had been used to pay off the company's debts.

Wednesday, 5th March, 2014 4:10pm

By Simon Perry with 20 readers' comments

Witness appeal after unprovoked attack on man in Newport

Police tape

Police are appealing for witnesses after an unprovoked attack on a man in Newport on Sunday, 16 February, 2014.

Wednesday, 19th February, 2014 9:15am

By Sally Perry

Crimestoppers’ Most Wanted launch ‘Unknowns Gallery’ in Hampshire and Isle of Wight

Crimestoppers Most Wanted:

There are two entries for crimes carried out on the Island, both theft of alcohol from supermarkets by men.

Monday, 17th February, 2014 11:05am

By Simon Wells