Profile: Phil Coleman

The Mail:

Chief Reporter

Chief Reporter for North Cumbria covering a variety of stories, including court and crime, in Carlisle and beyond for the News & Star, Cumberland News, Times & Star and Whitehaven News.

Latest articles from Phil Coleman

Illicit: Police raided the former bank and found huge amounts cannabis
Issues: Ainsley Murdoch, 25, had mental health issues, the court heard.
Illegal: A man smoking a cannabis joint. PA Photo..
Targeted: The B&M store in Whitehaven where Winn and Bower went shoplifting
Limit: the defendant was over the limit
Hearing: The defendant appeared at Workington Magistrates' Court
Offences: The defendant, who wanted a child to watch him engaging in a sex act, has been put on the Sex Offenders' Register.
Jailed: The defendant was convicted of an assault causing actual bodily harm and false imprisonment.
Bitten: A police sergeant was bitten by Tony Wardle's dog, the jury heard.
Arrest: the defendant insists that he did not encourage his dog to bite