Price on head of wanted East Sussex man is now in four figures
A reward for information leading to the arrest of wanted man Kesley Searle has been doubled to £1,000.
Set at £500 early last month (February), the reward has been increased in a determined effort to trace Searle.
The 24-year-old, from St Leonards-on-Sea, is wanted for breaching a community order imposed by Hastings magistrates in November after he pleaded guilty to driving whilst disqualified and taking a motor vehicle without the owner’s consent.
It is believed that he may still be in the Hastings area. He is white, 5′ 9″, of medium build with blond hair and blue eyes.
Anyone who sees him or knows of his whereabouts is asked to report details online
or call 101 quoting serial 289 of 26/01.
Rye’s Own Bulletin Monday 5 March 2018
Victim of St Leonards stabbing dies in hospital
A 16-year-old boy who was stabbed in the street in St Leonards on Saturday, November 18, has sadly died.
The boy, who had been taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton following the attack, had remained in a critical condition throughout. On Friday afternoon (November 24), his family agreed that his life support should be withdrawn and he passed away shortly after 4.30pm. He has not been formally identified at this time.
His death is now being investigated by the Surrey and Sussex Major Crime Team. Continue reading 16 Year Old Dies in Hospital
Five Men Arrested
Reports have been coming in of the arrest of five men in St Leonards on suspicion of murder. Reports claim that a man fell through a utility room ceiling in a block of flats in Charles Road in the early hours of New Year’s Day
A Sussex Police spokesman said:
“The man had apparently fallen from a flat above and despite efforts to resuscitate him was pronounced dead at the scene. Five people from a flat in the building were arrested on suspicion of murder and inquiries into the death were continuing”. Continue reading New Year St Leonards Death Suspected to be Murder
St Leonards man has been sentenced to more than ten years imprisonment for drugs and firearms offences.
Carlton Meldrum, 23, of The Ridge, St Leonards, was sentenced to seven years for possessing heroin with intent to supply when he appeared at Snaresbrook Crown Court in London on 30 March having previously pleaded guilty. This followed his arrest on 27 September last year when he was arrested with another man in a car in Ilford, East London. Three kilos of heroin, a firearm and two rounds of Continue reading St Leonards man sentenced for drugs and firearms offences.
Written In 1973 by Cristopher Davson
Let us take the bull by the horns. There is a love-hate relationship between Rye and Winchelsea. Such a relationship is most commonly found in families, and these two ancient towns are like rival sisters in a powerful family. Winchelsea, the elder, still beautiful in her widow’s weeds, looks down from a height of I20ft. Continue reading Winchelsea
St Leonards-on-Sea man charged and remanded over Peasmarsh robbery
01 March 2016
A 40-year-old man from St Leonards-on-Sea appeared before Brighton magistrates on Saturday (27 February), charged with a robbery at a house in Peasmarsh, near Rye, on the morning of Friday, 29 January. Continue reading Peasmarsh Robbery – Man Charged
Witnesses sought to attack on teenage girl in St Leonards
05 February 2016
Police are appealing for witnesses after a teenager was assaulted in St Leonards. Continue reading Teenage Girl Attacked in St Leonards
Update on Yesterdays Triple Stabbing Incident
A man’s been charged with three counts of attempted murder following the triple stabbing in St Leonards yesterday lunch time. Continue reading Tripple Stabbing
Third Victim Being Searched For
Two people have been stabbed, one flown to Hospital with life threatening injuries and a third suspected victim was being searched along the beach between St. Leonards and Bexhill Continue reading Breaking News – Two, Possibly Three People Attacked with a Knife Locally
By Tony May
With 2014 being the 100th anniversary of the beginning of The First World War and having recently watched the ‘The Great War’ boxed-set on DVD, I felt compelled to write something about civilized mans lowest moment in history. Continue reading Hastings & The Great War