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Man arrested in South Cheshire operation on illegal money lending

Man arrested in South Cheshire operation on illegal money lending

A man has been arrested on suspicion of illegal money lending and laundering following an operation in South Cheshire.

Cash and electronic devices were seized when a warrant was executed at a residential address in central Crewe yesterday (November 7).

November 8, 2018 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
Number of Cheshire people seeking help over child sex images doubles in six months

Number of Cheshire people seeking help over child sex images doubles in six months

The number of people in Cheshire seeking help to stop looking at sexual images of children online has more than doubled in just six months, latest figures have shown.

In the six months between July 2017 and January 2018, 163 people in the county contacted Stop it Now!, the child sexual abuse prevention project run by child protection charity The Lucy Faithfull Foundation.

November 2, 2018 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, News
Man, 35, charged with two armed robberies in Crewe

Man, 35, charged with two armed robberies in Crewe

A 35-year-old man has been charged with two counts of robbery after incidents in Crewe town centre.

Matthew Hurst, 35, of no fixed address, will appear at South and East Cheshire Magistrates today (October 26).

October 25, 2018 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
Police probe another armed robbery in Crewe after Game store raided

Police probe another armed robbery in Crewe after Game store raided

A masked armed robber raided the GAME store in Crewe today, threatening staff with a firearm.

Detectives are looking at possible links to a similar raid on the Subway store nearby just days ago.

October 24, 2018 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
Gunman threatens staff and robs Subway store in Crewe

Gunman threatens staff and robs Subway store in Crewe

A gunman threatened staff at a Subway store in Crewe before taking cash from the till.

Detectives appealing for witnesses have released this CCTV image in a bid to trace the offender.

October 19, 2018 1 comment Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
Knife-wielding robber targets South Cheshire off licence

Knife-wielding robber targets South Cheshire off licence

A knife-wielding robber threatened staff in a raid on a South Cheshire off licence, police said.

The armed robbery happened at the Bargain Booze outlet on Hungerford Road in Crewe.

October 18, 2018 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
Cheshire Police could axe 250 officers to meet budget cut pressures

Cheshire Police could axe 250 officers to meet budget cut pressures

Cheshire Police chiefs warned today they may be forced to reduce police officer numbers by 250 over the next two years as it faces further budget cuts.

It comes as forces like Cheshire Constabulary are under increasing Government pressure to make more savings.

October 15, 2018 1 comment Crime, Human Interest, News, Politics
Nantwich restaurant owner sentenced in court for £68,000 tax fraud

Nantwich restaurant owner sentenced in court for £68,000 tax fraud

The owner of former Nantwich restaurant Red Melon has been sentenced for a £68,000 tax scam.

Ahmed Talukdar, 48, of Lime Tree Avenue, Crewe, owned the popular Red Melon restaurant in Welsh Row before it closed in 2015.

October 3, 2018 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, News
Prolific shoplifter banned from shops across South Cheshire

Prolific shoplifter banned from shops across South Cheshire

This is the face of a prolific shoplifter who has been banned from entering a range of shops across Cheshire after being handed down a Criminal Behaviour Order to curb his criminality.

Andrew Nield, 37, of no fixed address, had been shoplifting for a number of years and was a blight on the business community, not only in Crewe, but the rest of Cheshire.

October 1, 2018 0 comments Crime, News
Adam and his wife, Clare

Police renew appeal for help in Audlem dad murder inquiry

Detectives probing the murder of Audlem dad Adam Lovatt have renewed their appeal for help – four months after the incident.

Officers are still keen to trace people who witnessed anything on the night of Adam’s death.

September 27, 2018 0 comments Audlem, Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
CCTV footage released following burglary in Shavington

CCTV footage released following burglary in Shavington

Detectives have released CCTV footage of a man they want to speak to in connection with a burglary in Shavington.

A stranger entered a house in Marshfern Place, Shavington, at around 2.10am today (September 25).

September 25, 2018 0 comments Crime, Incident, News, Shavington, Village News
Two arrested as police probe suspected rogue traders in Nantwich

Two arrested as police probe suspected rogue traders in Nantwich

Two men have been arrested after police probed an alleged ‘rogue trader’ incident in Nantwich.

The incident happened at an address in the Barony Park area after a home owner alerted the authorities when he become concerned they were being scammed.

September 20, 2018 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
Masked men attack couple in own home in South Cheshire

Masked men attack couple in own home in South Cheshire

Two masked men armed with a baseball bat and machete attacked a couple in their own home in Crewe, Cheshire Police said.

The incident, being treated as an aggravated burglary, happened when the offenders broke in and demanded money from the couple in Remer Street.

September 12, 2018 0 comments Crime, Incident, News