Prison sentence after 1,000 fake goods found at Isle of Wight address

fake goods found by police

Traces of lead were found in some of the counterfeit makeup being sold from an Isle of Wight address

Wednesday, 15th January, 2020 4:25pm

By IW Council Press Office with one comment

Ban from teaching after pushing pupil to the ground during altercation

cowes enterprise college

The former teacher had ‘learned a lesson from the incident’ and expressed regret for his actions, but he won't be able to teach again for some time

Thursday, 2nd January, 2020 4:50pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 7 readers' comments

Sandown man charged with GBH with intent following bottle attack on young woman

youth handcuffed

The 21-year-old woman was left with significant injuries following the bottle attack by the man from Sandown

Sunday, 29th December, 2019 9:23pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Custody searches ‘often excessive’, but detainees dealt with in compassionate and caring way

prison jail corridor

Although there were some concerns with how those in custody were dealt with, staff engaged with detainees in a compassionate and caring way

Monday, 23rd December, 2019 8:59am

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 2 readers' comments

Former ferry captain in court over collision with motor cruiser

Southampton Magistrates Court - streetview

The collision took place in September last year and the captain was sacked as a result. The Magistrates Court heard his case this week

Thursday, 12th December, 2019 5:21pm

By Sally Perry

Budding Isle of Wight legal eagles battle it out in the courtroom

Those taking part in the Mock Trial at Newport Crown Court

The teacher of the winning school took part in the Mock Trial six years ago and went on to study law. Her team were the youngest taking part

Monday, 9th December, 2019 3:37pm

By Nicky Hayward

Stealing over £4,000 of perfume leads to prison

John DUCKWORTH's mugshot

The Islander who stole £4,000 worth of perfume and aftershave from a shop in Shanklin has been sent to prison. Details within

Friday, 6th December, 2019 4:22pm

By Hampshire Constabulary with one comment

Sudden change in plea in Lake ex-councillor murder trial

Yellow Lily and Gerry White

The Sandown man had previously pleaded guilty to manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility - that all changed today

Tuesday, 12th November, 2019 3:35pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Eight years for Isle of Wight cocaine dealer who boasted about making thousands of pounds

Police mugshot of Matthew read

As well as being jailed for drug dealing, the 29-year-old from Ryde has also been banned from driving for seven years for failing to stop

Friday, 8th November, 2019 4:31pm

By Hampshire Constabulary with 2 readers' comments

£600 cash and Will stolen from 91-year-old woman just one case as mother and daughter jailed for criminal spree on the Isle of Wight

Cherelle and Dionne CLARKE

Their offending started as soon as they came to the Isle of Wight and at no stage have they apologised for the harm they have caused or told police where items such as the Will and money are

Friday, 8th November, 2019 2:34pm

By Hampshire Constabulary with 2 readers' comments

Red Funnel’s ex-First Officer sentenced for child sex offence

Matthew Parker - Red-Funnel

The Red Funnel ex-First Officer was today sentenced, after pleading guilty to a child sex offence. Full details inside

Thursday, 7th November, 2019 4:50pm

By Simon Perry with 4 readers' comments

Isle of Wight paedophile jailed for breaching Sex Offenders Register requirements

Allen Wilton's face overlaid on Police cells

The 49-year-old was a repeat child sex offender and had no regard for what he was required to do, said the investigating officer

Friday, 1st November, 2019 4:14pm

By Sally Perry with one comment