Flying free in Hastings – Indian Eagle Owl is found a new home

An owl that went awol in the Hastings area at the end of last year has been rehomed thanks to the efforts of police and animal welfare workers after its original owners could not be traced. The Indian Eagle Owl was seen at large wearing a brown jess – or tether – on its left […]

Police concern for missing teenagers – appeal for public’s help

Police are appealing for the public’s help to find two teenagers missing from St Leonards. Joshua Moody, 17, was last seen in the town around 8pm on Friday (January 24th). He is white, of slim build and with short brown hair. It is not known what clothing he may be wearing. Joshua has links to […]

Seven years for carpenter found guilty of supplying cocaine

A man concerned in the supply of cocaine has been jailed after being convicted based on evidence from his mobile phone. Officers stopped a vehicle being driven by Glen Hodgins of Ashdown Close, St Leonards on February 16th, 2018, on the A21 at Flimwell. He told officers he had been shopping at Bluewater and was […]

Sussex Police cash boost for Combe Valley warden service

Friends of Combe Valley have received a £500 donation from Sussex Police.  The donation is through the Police Property Act Fund (PPAF) and comes from monies received by the police from property confiscated by order of the courts and then sold.   PCSO Daryl Holter, the Heritage Crime Officer and Advisor who secured the donation for Combe […]

St Leonards drug arrests after sharp eyed cops become suspicious

Sharp-eyed officers from Hastings police prevention team who stopped a suspect car on Sea Road, St Leonards, on Tuesday afternoon noticed an occupant hiding something inside the vehicle as they approached. A check revealed it to be a quantity of what is suspected to be heroin and crack cocaine. The driver and passenger were arrested […]