‘Sexual Predator’ jailed for non-recent child sex offences on the Isle of Wight

Police cells

A christian group leader was sentenced to over eight years in jail today on sixteen counts of indecently assaulting three boys and three girls aged between 12 and 15, some of which took place on the Isle of Wight.

Thursday, 18th April, 2019 5:32pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Family pay tribute to Isle of Wight mother of four who died in Forest Road collision

Yvonne Copland

Family of much loved wife, ‘ma’ of four children and four grandchildren who was loved by all who knew her say she will be greatly missed.

Monday, 15th April, 2019 3:38pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Have you seen missing Ryde woman?


Police are concerned about the welfare of this missing woman from Ryde.

Friday, 12th April, 2019 1:24pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Police issue CCTV image after caravan burglary

caravan park cctv

Police acknowledge the CCTV is not great, but ask members of the public to get in touch if they recognise any of the men.

Sunday, 7th April, 2019 4:24pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Police appeal after Isle of Wight motorcyclist left with life-threatening injuries


Police are still carrying out enquiries to establish if any other vehicles were involved, or whether this was a single vehicle collision. Please get in touch if you know anything that could help.

Monday, 25th March, 2019 7:17am

By Hampshire Constabulary

Isle of Wight teens hear inspirational talk on knife crime by former gang member

PCSO Steve Hull Omar Sharif PS Justin Pringle

Former Central London gang member, who lost three teenage friends to knife crime, spoke to teenagers across the Isle of Wight last week, highlighting the dangers of knife crime.

Tuesday, 19th March, 2019 11:02am

By Hampshire Constabulary with 7 readers' comments

Isle of Wight police seek mobile phone footage following arrests on suspicion of violent disorder

teenager mobile phone

Police are keen to see any mobile phone footage of the incident that took place in Seaclose Park yesterday after two teens were left with minor injuries and four girls arrested.

Thursday, 14th March, 2019 12:41pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Don’t double chances of dying in a car crash – wear a seatbelt, say police

Seat Belt being put on

Road Safety Sergeant, Rob Heard, says some people are becoming complacent and feel a collision will never happen to them, but he stresses the important of wearing a seatbelt and ensuring child seats are properly fitted.

Monday, 11th March, 2019 1:58pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

National recognition for specialist unit helping to tackle people smuggling


A Hampshire Police team have been honoured for their work in helping to tackle and disrupt organised crime groups trying to smuggle people into the country in the back of lorries.

Monday, 18th February, 2019 8:58am

By Hampshire Constabulary

Police hunt for motorcyclist who assaulted police officer

Emergency call:

Police appeal for any information about the man wearing the helmet pictured in the article as they wish to speak to him following an assault on a police officer this week.

Friday, 15th February, 2019 4:58pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Drugs seized on the Isle of Wight in ‘County Lines’ operation

Drugs needle:

See how many drugs were seized on the Isle of Wight during the week of action to tackle ‘County Lines’ drug dealing.

Tuesday, 29th January, 2019 8:20am

By Hampshire Constabulary

Police launch appeal following Sandown beach hut break-ins

police officer

Officers from the Sandown Bay Neighbourhood Policing Team will be carrying out regular patrols on the Shanklin to Sandown revetment following fifteen break-ins to beach huts.

Monday, 28th January, 2019 3:50pm

By Hampshire Constabulary