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Men arrested after botched attempt to flush stash

Hopes of evading arrest go down the drain for a group of London men after officers witness the state of their lavatory. • A group of men have been arrested after the discovery of a botched attempt to flush a load of cannabis down the toilet. The Metropolitan Police have released an image of the mess that was left (above) at the Newh

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Mr X jailed for dodging speeding fine

Mr X jailed for dodging speeding fine

Ashley X will spend nine months in the slammer for perverting the course of justice. • A man who changed his name to "Mr X" via deed poll has been jailed after trying to evade a speeding fine for more than five years. Mr X's lengthy battle took him to six different courts across the South East to avoid paying the £

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Deja vu over second dog pond rescue

Deja vu over second dog pond rescue

Lexi the terrier just does not understand that she is really bad at swimming. • An officer who rescued a dog from a boating lake got a familiar feeling when he did exactly the same thing again 18 months later. On a warm afternoon in Wolverhampton's West Park, the water seemed too tempting for terrier Lexi, and she decided to have ano

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Police accidently get neighbourhood high

Police accidently get neighbourhood high

Officers in Jakarta forgot to tell residents they were setting fire to a huge pile of marijuana. • Police in Indonesia accidently got residents high when they set fire to a three-tonne pile of marijuana. According to the Jakarta Post, Palmerha Police set fire to the cannabis outside their office, creating a cloud of smoke which dispersed

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Upside down uniform 'will boost morale'

Upside down uniform 'will boost morale'

Officers in Hampshire received faulty garments but wore them to make their colleagues laugh. • Officers who were sent uniforms with the word "POLICE" written upside down have decided to keep wearing their shirts in the hope it will boost morale. A manufacturing mistake means some Hampshire officers were given shirts with the wo

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