Three Bolton Wanderers fans arrested for fighting at opening match at Watford

The Bolton News: Hunt for man called off

3:57pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

POLICE have swooped to arrest three Bolton Wanderers fans for their part in fights which broke out after the Whites opening match of the season at Watford.

£144,000 drugs haul 'found in Bolton house'

The Bolton News: Bolton Magistrates' Court

6:00am Sunday 14th September 2014

A MAJOR drugs haul was uncovered by police who found a stash of cannabis in a taxi boot and cocaine worth £144,000 in a Bolton house, a court heard.

Car catches fire in Great Lever crash

The Bolton News: Hunt for man called off

9:55am Sunday 14th September 2014

POLICE are investigating after a crash in Great Lever last night which saw one car catch fire.

Football kids ran away screaming after pensioner came out with machete

The Bolton News:

6:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

TERRIFIED youngsters playing football ran away screaming as an angry pensioner ran out of his house holding a machete, a court heard.

UPDATED: Two women break arms and legs jumping from flat window after suspected arson attack

The Bolton News:

9:56am Saturday 13th September 2014

TWO women are thought to have broken their arms and legs when they jumped from a first-floor flat window after a party was interrupted by a suspected arson attack.

Police called to get football back from neighbour's garden

The Bolton News:

6:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

A GRANDFATHER says “the world has gone mad” after police came to his house to retrieve a football kicked into his garden by his neighbours’ children.

Dangerous driver facing jail for badly injuring pedestrian in Deane police chase

The Bolton News:

10:09am Friday 12th September 2014

A DRIVER who was being pursued by police has admitted badly injuring a pedestrian by dangerous driving.

Drink-driver ploughed into parked car

The Bolton News: Bolton Magistrates' Court

1:02pm Friday 12th September 2014

A DRIVER has been electronically tagged after a court heard how she ploughed into a parked car when drunk.

New stalking law is a life-saver, says murder victim's sister

The Bolton News:

2:19pm Friday 12th September 2014

THE sister of a young mother murdered by her ex-boyfriend has praised the success of stalking laws which have seen 743 offenders brought to justice.

Three more men arrested over Egerton armed home raid

The Bolton News:

12:41pm Friday 12th September 2014

POLICE have arrested three more men in connection with an armed raid at a family home in Egerton.

Man's jacket was stolen in Tonge Moor attempted carjack stabbing

The Bolton News:

12:33pm Friday 12th September 2014

A MAN who was stabbed in the stomach in an attempted carjacking in Tonge Moor had his jacket stolen, police have said.

Death crash ice cream man gets community service

The Bolton News:

6:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

AN ice cream man has avoided jail — after his van hit a motorcycle, killing a “loving and caring” animal rescue centre worker.

VIDEO: Two high speed police chases through streets of Bolton

The Bolton News:

7:04pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

STOPPING Greater Manchester’s most prolific criminals in their tracks is just part of the job for the force’s police interceptors.

Farnworth man shone laser at police helicopter

The Bolton News: Police seek culprits after laser is beamed at plane

12:30pm Thursday 11th September 2014

A FARNWORTH man has been told to hand over his laser pen and drugs after he shone a light at a police helicopter.

UPDATED: Oscar Pistorius cleared of murder

The Bolton News: Oscar Pistorius

11:14am Thursday 11th September 2014

An emotional Oscar Pistorius broke down in tears today as he was found not guilty of the second-degree murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp by a judge in South Africa.

UPDATED: Man stabbed in attempted carjacking

The Bolton News:

12:38pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A 26-YEAR-OLD man has been stabbed in an attempted carjacking in Tonge Moor.

Police investigate as semi-naked man in homemade burka does ice bucket challenge outside Bolton's biggest mosque

The Bolton News:

6:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A VIDEO showing a semi-naked man wearing a burka while doing an ice bucket challenge outside a mosque is being investigated by police.

Armed gang hold Egerton family prisoner in own home

The Bolton News:

6:23pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

AN armed gang held a family prisoner in their own home — while they ransacked the property looking for cash and valuables.

VIDEO: Hooded robber steals vodka from shop in The Haulgh

The Bolton News:

9:48am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A SHOCKED newsagent has told of the moment a man leapt over her counter to steal a bottle of vodka.

Crashed BMW was stolen, say police

The Bolton News:

9:25am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A BMW which smashed into a parked car before crashing into a garden wall was stolen, police say.

Bolton's 3 most wanted - September 10, 2014

The Bolton News:

7:31am Wednesday 10th September 2014

EACH week police appeal to readers of The Bolton News for help finding wanted criminals.

Gun shop owner jailed for owning illegal weapon

The Bolton News:

4:42pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

A GUN shop owner — who claimed he was in possession of an illegal weapon to humanely kill deer — has been jailed for three years.

Big Brother winner Helen Wood unwittingly led police to firearms fugitive lover

The Bolton News:

6:00am Tuesday 9th September 2014

BIG Brother winner Helen Wood unwittingly led police to her firearms fugitive lover after he fled the country to Cyprus, a court heard.

Lorry driver stole £20,000 of diesel

The Bolton News: Fuel supplies restored as prices climb

2:24pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

A LORRY driver has admitted stealing nearly £20,000 of fuel.

Halliwell man charged with neglecting baby

The Bolton News: Bolton Magistrates' Court

2:25pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

A man has been charged with neglecting a baby.

Drug dealers and yobs return to The Haulgh after gang and prostitution blitz

The Bolton News:

8:36am Tuesday 9th September 2014

AN area that was purged of prostitutes and gangs is once again being blighted by drug dealers and anti-social behaviour.

Rogue landlord fined £13,000

The Bolton News:

8:22am Tuesday 9th September 2014

A landlord has been fined £13,000 for providing poor living conditions for his tenants.

UPDATED: Two men on the run after crashing BMW

The Bolton News:

1:16pm Monday 8th September 2014

A DRIVER is on the run after crashing a BMW into a parked car and smashing through a garden wall — leaving an injured woman in the back seat.

Man's face slashed in 'frenzied' knife attack

The Bolton News: Murder probe after man is knifed in Greenford

11:44am Monday 8th September 2014

A MAN could be scarred for life after he was slashed across the face with a stanley knife in a "frenzied" attack during a street robbery.

Suspected arson attack at former Ikon nightclub

The Bolton News: WORLD BUFFET: Ikon

6:58pm Monday 8th September 2014

A DERELICT building which used to be Bolton's biggest nightclub was set alight in a suspected arson attack this afternoon.

Drunken yobs attack firefighters in park

The Bolton News: House fire in Halliwell

12:33pm Monday 8th September 2014

A GANG of youths attacked firefighters with bottles as they tried to put out a fire in a Tyldesley park.

Fly-tipper dumped rubbish near his home

The Bolton News: Bolton Magistrates' Court

7:33am Monday 8th September 2014

A FLY-TIPPER has been fined for dumping bags of rubbish near his home.

Petrol station thief smashed stolen car into tree

The Bolton News:

6:00am Sunday 7th September 2014

A THIEF stole a car from a petrol station forecourt while its owner paid for fuel — then smashed it into a tree.

Young mum's anguish after thief steals purse on bus

The Bolton News:

6:00am Sunday 7th September 2014

A YOUNG mum says she is struggling to afford to feed her baby after her purse containing £300 was stolen from a bus.

Paedophile lured young girls to his home for sex after meeting them in park

The Bolton News:

9:29am Saturday 6th September 2014

A PAEDOPHILE had sex with underage teenage girls after meeting them in a Bolton park and luring them back to his home.

Pervert babysitter sexually abused two young girls

The Bolton News:

9:32am Saturday 6th September 2014

SISTERS sexually abused by their babysitter 35 years ago reported their ordeal to police after reading a court case about how he had ill-treated a dog.

Two arrested after crime spree gang steals £50,000 of jewellery

The Bolton News:

2:37pm Saturday 6th September 2014

TWO men have been arrested on suspicion of a string of violent offences after £50,000 of jewellery and cash were stolen from various houses in Bolton during a week-long crime spree.

Disabled boy reunited with stolen wheelchair

The Bolton News:

10:09am Saturday 6th September 2014

A DISABLED boy’s £3,000 wheelchair has been found just days after his distraught mother appealed for its return through The Bolton News.

Criminal threatened juror after bumping into her on way out of court

The Bolton News: Bolton Crown Court

9:34am Saturday 6th September 2014

A CRIMINAL who threatened a female juror as she left court after convicting him has appeared before magistrates.

Police investigate after Islamic State beheading video is posted on Bolton Facebook page

The Bolton News:

6:00am Friday 5th September 2014

DETECTIVES have launched an investigation after a video showing the execution of the American journalist James Foley was posted on a Bolton Facebook page.

Jogger raped on canal path

The Bolton News: Off-road biker in critical condition after car smash

5:24pm Friday 5th September 2014

A JOGGER has been attacked and raped on a canal path in Radcliffe.

Woman stabbed boyfriend in chest - after he 'egged her on' to kill him

The Bolton News: Liverpool Crown Court

6:15pm Friday 5th September 2014

A WOMAN who stabbed her partner in the chest after he “egged” her on to kill him has been spared jail.

Teenager arrested over single punch attack that knocked woman unconscious

The Bolton News:

5:59pm Thursday 4th September 2014

A MAN has been arrested in connection with an attack in which a woman was knocked unconscious with a single punch.

Illegal worker arrested at Deane takeaway

The Bolton News:

7:58am Thursday 4th September 2014

AN illegal worker was arrested after he was found working at a takeaway in Deane.

Victims 'told to investigate their own crimes' by Greater Manchester Police

The Bolton News: Call council hotline to report ASB

10:40am Thursday 4th September 2014

POLICE are asking victims of crime to launch their own investigations and are not attending some incidents at all, a report has found.

'I thought I was going to die' - grandad tells of road rage attack by speeding driver

The Bolton News:

8:05am Thursday 4th September 2014

A GRANDFATHER said he thought he was going to die when he was punched in the face by a road rage attacker.

Man in court charged with wife's murder

The Bolton News:

4:49pm Thursday 4th September 2014

A MAN has appeared in court accused of the murder of his wife.

Manslaughter charge over death of 62-year-old

The Bolton News: Off-road biker in critical condition after car smash

10:37am Thursday 4th September 2014

A MAN has been charged with manslaughter over the death of a Leigh man.

Bromley Cross recruitment consultant made £38,000 selling cannabis

The Bolton News:

8:12am Thursday 4th September 2014

A RECRUITMENT consultant who grew cannabis in a tent in his Bromley Cross home made £38,000 from his sideline, a court heard.

Attacker knocks woman unconscious with single punch

The Bolton News:

3:35pm Thursday 4th September 2014

THE hunt is on for a “cowardly attacker” who knocked a woman unconscious with a single punch.






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