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Thief used stolen chequebooks to buy cars

Raza Rafiq was busted after he bought vehicles using cheques he had stolen in burglaries – and then insured them to his home address. • An idiot thief who bought cars using chequebooks he had stolen from burglaries has been jailed for six and a half years. Not only content with using the means of payment pilfered from businesses in t

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The 10 most annoying things about policing

The 10 most annoying things about policing

Here are the ten most things that officers say makes them want to scream and shout. • Of course there are times when all you want to do is grumble. And its a job like no other, so who can blame you? Our friends at Bullshire Police Federation recently asked what the most annoying

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Officer reports stolen car, then realises it's his

Officer reports stolen car, then realises it's his

Embarrassing confusion over unmarked police car parked in street where suspect lived. • And in other news, it turns out one silly copper reported his own car as stolen

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Fugitive found hiding in mum's fridge

Fugitive found hiding in mum's fridge

Officers were suspicious when two large pizzas were delivered to a woman claiming to be home alone. • A chilling case has been solved in Russia as police found a wanted man hiding in his mother's fridge. Officers acting on an arrest warrant attended an address in search of Eduard Bulgakov (31), a suspected thief, who failed to turn up t

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Brian the horse fails TVP selection

Brian the horse fails TVP selection

He will now be handed back to his stables along with his name and fear of urban environments intact. • A horse called Brian who was set to have his name changed if he joined Thames Valley Police has failed his trial with the force. The force initially announced that if he passed training, his name would be changed to something "

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