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  • Cannabis factory court charge for Posset man

    By Carol_Deacon at 14:10 on 27/02/13
    Cannabis plants look like this
    A Portishead man has been charged with cultivation of cannabis following the discovery of a cannabis factory in his loft last December. Joey Hale, aged 28, of Brittan Place, was arrested after police carried out a warrant in Portishead.  He was charged on Tuesday, February 26, and is due to appear at North Somerset Magistrates Court on Monday, March 25. District targeting team detective Adam Cox  said: "Cannabis...
  • Police warn of burglars in Portishead

    By Prue_Reid at 13:03 on 29/01/13
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    Police in Portishead have praised local residents for helping them to arrest two people on suspicion of attempted burglary and are asking for more information. On Saturday, January 19, two men were arrested in Down Road, after members of the public spotted them acting suspiciously near a house and contacted police. Footmarks left by one of the offenders in the snow appeared to lead to the back doors of two other properties in the...
  • Teenager in court following late night fracas outside Portishead pub

    By Prue_Reid at 11:42 on 31/12/12
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    A 16-YEAR-OLD youth is due to appear in court following a late night incident outside a town centre pub in Portishead.  A teenager has been charged with grievous bodily harm with intent and assault by beating following an incident outside The Plough pub in the High Street at 1.50am on December 30.  A 22 year old man was taken to Frenchay Hospital for treatment to lacerations to his head.  The teenager is due before...
  • Which town is most law-abiding in North Somerset - Portishead?

    By Carol_Deacon at 13:57 on 19/11/12
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    Exciting month as two people from North Somerset got fined for allowing their dog to poo in public places and for failing to clear up the mess and another for fly-tipping in the countryside. But if that's the worse crime we are doing really well. It is very difficult to compare like with like but crime statistics for North Somerset in September (the latest available) show the most law-abiding place in the the district to be Nailsea....
  • Police release image of man following attempted robbery in Pill

    By Prue_Reid at 17:29 on 11/10/12
    Image of the man police want to have a chat to in connection with attempted robbery in Pill.
      POLICE want to talk to this man who was spotted leaving the scene of an attempted robbery in Pill. Police hope that by releasing this image someone who may know the culprit will come forward and help their investigation.  The attempted robbery took place at the Co-op store in Upper Myrtle Hill at about 5.50am on Sunday (October 7). The suspect was wearing a balaclava, which covered the face and had a rucksack on his...

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