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Police arrest drivers suspected of drink and drug offences in Nantwich

Police arrest drivers suspected of drink and drug offences in Nantwich

A number of drivers have been arrested on suspicion of drink and drug driving offences in Nantwich in the last 24 hours.

Police say four arrests were made for drink driving in the town – including one who tested FOUR and a HALF times over the legal limit.

March 25, 2018 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
RSPCA appeal as cat killed after being “peppered” in air gun attack

RSPCA appeal as cat killed after being “peppered” in air gun attack

This horrific image shows how a defenceless cat was “peppered” with 10 air gun pellets in a brutal attack in South Cheshire.

The male, black cat was found collapsed on a grass verge by the side of Middlewich Road, close to Bentley Motors in Crewe.

March 19, 2018 3 comments Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
Four teenagers quizzed over Beam Street assault in Nantwich

Four teenagers quizzed over Beam Street assault in Nantwich

Four teenagers have now been questioned in connection with the Beam Street assault on a 23-year-old man in Nantwich in January, police have confirmed.

A 16-year-old boy from Nantwich was arrested on February 10 on suspicion of affray, and a 15-year-old boy from Manchester was arrested on February 22 on suspicion of violent disorder.

March 13, 2018 1 comment Crime, Human Interest, News
Police hunt thugs who smashed vehicles in Nantwich street

Police hunt thugs who smashed vehicles in Nantwich street

Police are hunting vandals who went on a wrecking spree on a Nantwich road, smashing up several vehicles.

Yobs jumped on a number of cars, smashing windscreens and damaging bodywork, on Birchin Lane in the early hours yesterday (March 3).

March 4, 2018 0 comments Crime, Environment, Human Interest, News
Nantwich pensioner, 76, targeted by distraction theft gang

Nantwich pensioner, 76, targeted by distraction theft gang

A 76-year-old woman fell victim to a distraction theft in Nantwich town centre, police have warned.

The elderly victim was approached by a man and woman in the Home and Bargain store on Beam Street, who engaged her in conversation before leaving.

March 1, 2018 2 comments Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
Police and rangers target irresponsible dog owners in South Cheshire

Police and rangers target irresponsible dog owners in South Cheshire

Police, countryside rangers and council teams are targeting irresponsible dog owners to cut the number of attacks on livestock in South Cheshire.

A new ‘Get a Grip’ campaign has been launched to ensure pets do not harm farm animals and nesting birds.

February 25, 2018 0 comments Crime, Environment, Human Interest, News
Nantwich man, 51, attacked by gang of youths in Crewe

Nantwich man, 51, attacked by gang of youths in Crewe

A Nantwich man was repeatedly punched, kicked and hit with a tree branch by youths as he walked through a park in Crewe, police said.

The 51-year-old victim was assaulted by the teenagers in an attempted robbery in an area known locally as Collinbrook Fields at around 6.15pm last night (February 21).

February 22, 2018 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
Former Crewe Alexandra youth coach Barry Bennell guilty of more sex abuse charges

Former Crewe Alexandra youth coach Barry Bennell guilty of more sex abuse charges

By Lewis Warner
Ex-Crewe Alexandra youth coach Barry Bennell has been found guilty of a further seven charges of sex offences against boys.

The 64-year-old, who also worked for a short time at Stoke City, was convicted of more charges at Liverpool Crown Court today (February 15).

February 15, 2018 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, News
Police arrest 16-year-old in connection with Beam Street assault in Nantwich

Police arrest 16-year-old in connection with Beam Street assault in Nantwich

A 16-year-old has been arrested in connection with the Beam Street assault outside 1st Stop in Nantwich.

Police confirmed that a 16-year-old male was arrested this morning on suspicion of Affray and is being questioned.

February 10, 2018 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
Nantwich teenager interviewed in connection with Beam Street gang assault

Nantwich teenager interviewed in connection with Beam Street gang assault

A 16-year-old from Nantwich has been interviewed under caution in connection with the Beam Street gang assault on a 23-year-old man.

Cheshire Police has confirmed today that the 16-year-old voluntarily attended a local police station.

February 6, 2018 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
No arrests made one week after Beam Street gang attack in Nantwich

No arrests made one week after Beam Street gang attack in Nantwich

Police have made no arrests a week after the horrific Beam Street gang attack by teenagers on a Nantwich man.

The assault by youths aged 14-16, which was caught on CCTV, began after the 23-year-old victim asked them to stop throwing bottles.

February 2, 2018 1 comment Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
More than 75 Cheshire drivers caught using mobiles in week-long crackdown

More than 75 Cheshire drivers caught using mobiles in week-long crackdown

More than 75 drivers in Cheshire were caught using a mobile phone at the wheel during a national week of action.

Officers from Cheshire Police were on the lookout for people who were scrolling through social media, texting or taking a call while driving.

January 31, 2018 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
Police “sickened” by Nantwich gang assault on Beam Street

Police “sickened” by Nantwich gang assault on Beam Street

A Nantwich police chief said he was “sickened” when he viewed CCTV footage of a teenage gang attacking a young man on Beam Street.

Sgt Ian Bennett, who leads the Nantwich policing team, described the attack as “horrendous” and said the 23-year-old victim was lucky to only suffer minor injuries.

January 29, 2018 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News