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Fake boobs, a shocking X-ray and snared by a piece of ham

It didn’t take Sherlock Holmes to catch these numpties.
From the arsonist who set himself on fire to the peckish burglar who left his DNA on a piece of ham… they’re some of Manchester’s most bungling criminals.
And, while the effect of their crimes o…

This is the £6m haul of amphetamine and cocaine a man tried to smuggle into the UK in the roof of a HGV

This is the staggering £6m haul of amphetamine and cocaine a man from New Zealand tried to smuggle into the UK to be sold on the streets of Greater Manchester.
Franciscus Maria Schaapveld was part of a European-wide narcotics conspiracy.
The drugs, des…