Police expand infrared lighting on Speed detection vans

Authored by News Desk

Devon and Cornwall Police have recently introduced Infrared ‘low Light’ camera technology within Plymouth and have now expanded their innovative equipment across the Force area.

The use of such use technology intends to reduce the amount of fatal and serious road traffic collisions on Devon and Cornwall roads.

Marcus Laine, Operations Manager for the Peninsula Road Safety...

Van owners to be extra vigilant after spate of thefts

Authored by Mike Page

Police in North and West Devon are warning van owners to be extra vigilant following a spate of van thefts in North Devon.

Over the last few weeks there have been several thefts of tools and other trade equipment which have been left in vans. Officers are advising the public not to leave their tools and equipment for prolonged periods in their vans, especially overnight.


Family pay tribute to man killed in Plymouth collision

Authored by News Desk

The family of a 46-year-old man who died after being in a collision with a van in Plymouth on Thursday 29 December 2016, have paid tribute.

Kenny Elphick from Devonport, Plymouth, was fatally injured in the collision on Outland Road.

His family have paid the following tribute: “As a family we have lost a very special person. Kenny will always be a loving son to Graham, a cheeky...

Plymouth man dies after being hit by van

Authored by News Desk

A 46-year-old man has died after being in collision with a van in Plymouth on Thursday [29 December].

Emergency services were called to Outland Road at 5.35pm after the collision outside the Esso Home Park service station.

The victim, from Devonport in Plymouth, was crossing the road when he was struck by a white Ford Transit Connect van in lane one of the Manadon-bound...

Have you seen this stolen van?

Authored by News Desk

Police are trying to find a van stolen from Pennygillam Industrial Estate.

The van was stolen during a burglary committed sometime between 6.15pm on Saturday 28th May and 9.15am on Sunday 29th May 2016.

The van (pictured) is liveried and the only one used by the company. Whilst it was stolen from Launceston, local police believe it may be in the wider Plymouth Area.


Man found dead in the back of a van

Authored by Matthew Vizard

Devon and Cornwall Police report that the body of a man has been found in the back of a van in Plymstock.

Police received a call from ambulance staff at around 4.15pm on Monday 8 April with a report that a deceased man had been located in the back of a van parked on Radford Park Road.

At this time the death is being treated as unexplained and detectives are awaiting the results...

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