Crime

Five teenagers quizzed over Nantwich town centre vandalism

Five teenagers quizzed over Nantwich town centre vandalism

Police have confirmed five teenagers have been traced and questioned over vandalism to Nantwich town centre flowers and planters.

One boy and four girls – aged between 14 and 16 – were traced after officers reviewed CCTV images of the damage caused in the town square and Pepper Street.

July 30, 2018 8 comments Crime, Environment, Incident, News
Police investigate vandalism after yobs destroy Nantwich planters and flowers

Police investigate vandalism after yobs destroy Nantwich planters and flowers

Angry residents and councillors have hit out at yobs who vandalised and destroyed Nantwich town centre flower beds and planters on consecutive nights.

These images and video show how vandals wrecked the tireless work done by Nantwich in Bloom volunteers to add colour to the town prior to the arrival of Britain in Bloom judges earlier this month.

July 30, 2018 4 comments Crime, Environment, Incident, News
Deborah Leat

Speeding Nantwich driver who left woman brain damaged banned for just 9 months

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The family of a woman left brain-damaged by a speeding Nantwich driver, has hit out after he was banned for just nine months by magistrates.

David Lewis, 21, of Mottram Drive, Stapeley, was driving his Subaru Impreza down London Road when he crashed into Deborah Leat’s Nissan Pixo as she was turning out of Wright Court.

July 25, 2018 7 comments Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
Burglars ‘smoked out’ in failed raid on Nantwich Sainsbury’s petrol station

Burglars ‘smoked out’ in failed raid on Nantwich Sainsbury’s petrol station

Bungling burglars were ‘smoked out’ and fled empty-handed after breaking in to a petrol station in Nantwich.

The two offenders forced their way in to the Sainsbury’s petrol station on Middlewich Road just before 2am yesterday (July 22).

July 23, 2018 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
Crime rises in Cheshire by more than 32%, latest ONS figures show

Crime rises in Cheshire by more than 32%, latest ONS figures show

Crime in Cheshire has risen by more than 32% – a staggering 21,593 offences – according to Office of National Statistics figures

The latest figures released today compares crime recorded between April 2016 and March 2017 with April 2017 and March 2018.

July 19, 2018 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, News
South Cheshire paedophile groomed girl while waiting sentence for child sex offences

South Cheshire paedophile groomed girl while waiting sentence for child sex offences

A 57-year-old South Cheshire paedophile who drove to Bradford to meet a 14-year-old girl for sex as he awaited sentencing for other child sex offences, has been jailed.

Ian Robinson, formally of Stanier Close, Crewe, was sentenced to five years and four months in prison yesterday (July 18).

July 19, 2018 1 comment Crime, Human Interest, News
Nantwich Police seize vehicles and illegal fuel in rural A49 operation

Nantwich Police seize vehicles and illegal fuel in rural A49 operation

Nantwich Police have hailed an operation targeting rural crime along the A49 corridor a big success.

Operation Tractor saw 10 vehicles taken off the road, red diesel seized and enforcement tickets issued for motoring offences.

Driver jailed for causing A500 crash which killed Willaston man

Driver jailed for causing A500 crash which killed Willaston man

A man has been jailed after his light goods vehicle crashed head on with a van on the A500, killing the Willaston driver.

Adam Daniel Staley, 35, was driving towards Crewe on the A500 at Barthomley when he crashed into a van driven by Neil Dey (pictured), 31, who was heading towards Stoke.

Nantwich police to tackle teenage drugs activity by River Weaver

Nantwich police to tackle teenage drugs activity by River Weaver

Police have vowed to tackle drugs activity in an area of Nantwich after finding a 15-year-old girl in possession of cannabis.

Residents reported seeing teenagers selling and using drugs around the sandbank area in front of the riverside properties near Mill Island.

July 13, 2018 1 comment Crime, Human Interest, News
Police called after man seen with gun at Nantwich property

Police called after man seen with gun at Nantwich property

Police were called to reports of a man wielding a gun at a property in Nantwich earlier today (July 10).

The alarm was raised at 3.50am amid reports of a man with a gun going into a property at Baronia Place in Nantwich.

July 10, 2018 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
Timber firm boss welcomes jail sentence for Nantwich man who swindled business

Timber firm boss welcomes jail sentence for Nantwich man who swindled business

The chairman of a timber company has welcomed a jail sentence for a former director from Nantwich who swindled the firm out of thousands of pounds.

Nigel Bacon (pictured), 53, of Newbold Way, was sentenced to 32 months in prison at Caernarfon Crown Court after he admitted defrauding Clifford Jones Timber, the UK’s largest manufacturer of fence posts.

July 5, 2018 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, News
Car blaze in Willaston being treated as arson

Car blaze in Willaston being treated as arson

A car fire in Willaston near Nantwich is being treated as suspicious, fire chiefs confirmed.

The blaze broke out on Green Lane in Willaston at around 10.30pm last night (July 4).

July 5, 2018 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
50,000 cigarettes seized in South Cheshire crackdown on illegal tobacco

50,000 cigarettes seized in South Cheshire crackdown on illegal tobacco

Suspected illegal cigarettes and tobacco worth more than £12,000 have been found in raids in South Cheshire.

More than 50,000 cigarettes were uncovered during raids by Cheshire East Council trading standards officers on properties in Crewe and Macclesfield.

June 26, 2018 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, News