Friday, 22 October 2010

Wanted man arrested after months at large

Wanted Heysham man Joseph Almond,  who failed to appear at Preston Crown court in July   (see news story) was arrested at Beacon Fell, Longridge on the 13th October 2010 and is now is back in Preston Prison.

Joseph Almond

Almond was wanted in connection with an assault and a burglary in Morecambe back in June, as well as in connection with a burglary in Folkestone, Kent.

The 34-year-old failed to appear at Preston Crown court to face an allegation of burglary in July and was wanted on prison recall from 25th June 2010. He was jailed for 12 months in August 2009 for throwing a mobile phone into Preston prison.

Almond previously lived in Bold Street, Heysham. In December 2009 he was wanted in connection with mobile phones being smuggled into Lancaster Castle Prison.

• View details of other people who are currently wanted by police at www.lancashire.police.uk/wanted.  Information can be passed to the police on 0845 1 25 35 45, or details can be passed anonymously via Crimestoppers 0800 555 111.

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