Protected birds injured by ‘barbaric trapping’


Police are investigating after the body of a buzzard was found in woodland with one of its legs severed and a hobby was found alive with one leg severed.

Tuesday, 4th December, 2018 1:04pm

By Hampshire Constabulary with 4 readers' comments

Police launch their annual Christmas anti-drink and drug driving campaign

Staley car from drink drive accident

Irresponsible drink/drug drivers are to be targeted during the seasonal Op Holly Christmas campaign in a bid to reduce drug and alcohol related traffic collisions and to protect other road users.

Friday, 30th November, 2018 6:00pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Fake police officers scammed £25,000 from elderly Isle of Wight man

Fifty pound notes

Police issue advice after an Isle of Wight man, in his eighties, was contacted by phone by a man pretending to be a Detective Constable from the Metropolitan Police Service.

Wednesday, 28th November, 2018 12:11pm

By Hampshire Constabulary with one comment

Missing Isle of Wight teenager has been located

Emergency call:

Police are concerned for Kayleigh’s welfare, and are asking anyone who knows where she is to contact them.

Friday, 23rd November, 2018 4:26pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Police say operation to target untaxed, uninsured, and unlicensed Isle of Wight vehicles a success

POlice vans

The Roads policing Unit say the number of vehicles they identify, which do not have the correct credentials or paperwork, is decreasing each year they carry out the operation.

Thursday, 22nd November, 2018 11:54am

By Hampshire Constabulary with 3 readers' comments

Police issue warning about misuse of laser pens after laser shone into plane cockpit

laser pen

The laser pen had been shone into the cockpit of the plane from an area near IKEA in Southampton. Police issue warning about the dangers and legal position.

Friday, 16th November, 2018 12:02pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Man assaulted by teens ends up with broken nose, cuts and bruises

Emergency call:

Did you see the assault that took place in the Birmingham Road area at some point between 01:15am and 01:40am on Sunday 28 October (British Summer Time before the clocks went back).

Wednesday, 14th November, 2018 4:30pm

By Hampshire Constabulary with 3 readers' comments

Police appeal after late night collision left 17 year old pedestrian with severe concussion

police act reporting

Police are keen to speak to the woman who stopped at the scene, as she may be able to help us to establish what happened.

Tuesday, 13th November, 2018 4:42pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Service to mark United Nations Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims

Police on motorway

Dedicated ceremony in Winchester will be held to mark United Nations Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims.

Friday, 9th November, 2018 8:34am

By Hampshire Constabulary

Bravery of Isle of Wight officers and public honoured following plane crash

Police awards for bravery

All those who helped save the lives of those involved in a light aircraft crash in Brading Marshes have been recognised for their efforts.

Friday, 19th October, 2018 1:00pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Mystery of third animal attack on Isle of Wight sheep


Police say some of the sheep involved in these incidents appear to have been bitten, but it’s not clear as to what animal may have caused these injuries at this stage.

Saturday, 29th September, 2018 10:51am

By Hampshire Constabulary

Attempted murder arrest, after man left with life-threatening head injury

Police tape

Police are very keen to hear from anyone who may have seen the assault that took place outside the Old Comical Pub on Monday night.

Tuesday, 18th September, 2018 1:29pm

By Hampshire Constabulary