On 12th May 2022, Anthony Eden, 42, was charged with 4 shopliftings, 2 attempted shopliftings and 9 breaches of a Criminal Behaviour Order. Eden was sentenced to 16 weeks imprisonment.
On 20th May 2022, Carl Poynton, 44, was charged with a non-dwelling burglary and was sentenced to 10 weeks imprisonment.
Op Beacon continues, and hopefully we will have more results to share soon.
Please continue to report incidents by ringing 101 for non-emergencies or 999 in an emergency. You can also report incidents online on the Lancashire Constabulary website.
Message sent by Veronica Roberts (Police, PCSO – Blackburn Town Centre, EAST – Blackburn)