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Police lock up residents for snow-related crimes

Frosty judge punishes dozens for failing to shovel their front gardens.

MPS officers on ice skates on the frozen River Thames circa 1900.

MPS officers on ice skates on the frozen River Thames circa 1900.

Date - 15th December 2017
By - Sophie Garrod - Police Oracle
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Snow fell across the country earlier this week - but 137-years-ago Birmingham Police arrested 80 residents for failing to clear snow from their pathways.  Police archives from 1880 illustrate that ensuring roads and paths were snow-free was a...
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