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  • 79-year-old death-crash drink-driver sent to prison

    By Leicester Mercury at 07:35 on 28/03/13
    John Clarke
    A 79-year-old drink-driver was yesterday jailed for four years for causing the death of a mother and daughter in a crash. Shortly before the fatal head-on collision, another motorist was so concerned about John Clarke's erratic driving, she pulled over to let him pass. She could see in her rear view mirror that his head was bobbing forwards and at one point he was slumped over the wheel, Leicester Crown Court was told. Clarke...
  • Vehicle smashes into Oakham Wines and police tape surrounds Calico Bar

    By nora_hs at 17:39 on 16/12/12
    Vehicle smashes into Oakham Wines and is then abandoned
    As I was driving through Oakham today I saw a police car and scientific unit van parked outside Calico Bar, which was swathed in police tape and a car embedded in the shop frontage of Oakham Wines. I was in too much of a hurry to stop and see what was going on, but many thanks to Jim Harrison for posting an article and pictures on this site. I spoke to the owner of Oakham Wines who told me that it appears that the car skidded off...
  • Jewellery stolen in burglary in Manton, Rutland

    By nora_hs at 10:38 on 03/12/12
    Jewellery stolen in burglary in Manton, Rutland
    Police officers are appealing for witnesses following a burglary at a house in Lyndon Road, Manton, Rutland which took place sometime between 3.10pm and 6pm on Friday November 23, 2012. Stolen from the house, which is near to the junction with South View Close, was a quantity of gold jewellery. Detective Constable Sam Bates, who is investigating the incident, said: "We are interested in speaking to anyone who may have...
  • 32" LCD television stolen from Co-operative store, Oakham

    By nora_hs at 14:37 on 26/11/12
    TV stolen from Oakham store. Image courtesy of Leicestershire Police
    Police have released the image of a women they would like to talk to following the report of a theft from the Co-operative store in Burley Road, Oakham. The theft happened at about 5.15pm on Saturday October 20, when a woman is believed to have picked up a 32" LCD television and left the store without paying. Officers believe the woman in the image was in the store at the time of the incident and are appealing for her to come...
  • Choose your Police and Crime Commissioner for Rutland

    By nora_hs at 13:50 on 29/10/12
    Suleman Nagdi, Sarah Russell and Sir Clive Loader
    On Thursday 15 November 2012 for the first time ever an election is taking place to choose a Police and Crime Commissioner who will be responsible for holding the Chief Constable of Leicestershire Police Force to account on the public's behalf. Why replace the current system? In the 2010 British general election campaign, both the Conservative Party and Liberal Democrats' manifestos outlined plans, respectively, to replace or reform...

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  • Oakham man jailed for manslaughter

    By Merc_Reporter at 14:22 on 14/03/13
    Jamie North has today been jailed for three years and four months
    An Oakham man who carried out a drink and drug-fuelled attack on a 42 year old has today been jailed for three years and four months for causing his death. Jamie North attacked Neil Corby after being invited into his home in Gaol Street, Oakham, for a drink Mr Corby's body was found in the lounge of his flat at 7.30am the following day. He died from head injuries, but his poor state of health at the time also contributed to his death,...

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