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Cheshire Police join national crackdown on drivers using mobile phones

Cheshire Police join national crackdown on drivers using mobile phones

Cheshire Police will be targeting drivers in the area using mobile phones at the wheel as part of a national week of action.

From today (January 22), officers will be on the lookout for anyone scrolling through social media, texting or taking a call while at the wheel.

January 22, 2018 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, News
Nantwich woman warns of car vandals after Millstone Lane damage

Nantwich woman warns of car vandals after Millstone Lane damage

A Nantwich woman says she has had her car vandalised three times while parked on Millstone Lane.

Now she has warned other motorists to be wary after reporting the latest incident to police after her car’s paintwork was badly scratched.

January 20, 2018 6 comments Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
Four men charged after South Cheshire drugs raid

Four men charged after South Cheshire drugs raid

Four men have been charged in connection with drugs offences after a warrant was executed at an address on Underwood Lane in Crewe.

David Bebbington, 33, of Spring Gardens, Crewe, was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply Class A heroin and crack cocaine drugs and appeared at South Cheshire Magistrates yesterday (January 18).

January 19, 2018 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
Man charged after police officer injured in Middlewich garage incident

Man charged after police officer injured in Middlewich garage incident

A man has been charged in connection with an incident which left a police officer injured after being dragged along a road by a vehicle.

The incident involved an off duty police officer at the Shell garage on Holmes Chapel Road, in Middlewich, on January 12.

January 16, 2018 2 comments Crime, Incident, News
44 drink-drug driving arrests in Crewe and Nantwich in December

44 drink-drug driving arrests in Crewe and Nantwich in December

More than 40 drivers in Crewe and Nantwich area were arrested for drink or drug driving offences in December, latest figures show.

Among 234 drivers taken off the road in December, there were 25 in Crewe police division for drink driving, and another 19 for drug driving.

January 10, 2018 0 comments Crime, Environment, Human Interest, News
Cheshire Police warning over courier scams in Nantwich and Crewe

Cheshire Police warning over courier scams in Nantwich and Crewe

Cheshire Police is warning residents not to fall foul of courier fraud following reports in Nantwich, Crewe and Chester.

Courier fraud is when an offender cold calls the victim posing as an official such as a police officer or a member of a banks fraud team.

January 10, 2018 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, News
Former Crewe Alexandra coach Paul McCann facing indecent assault charges

Former Crewe Alexandra coach Paul McCann facing indecent assault charges

A former Crewe Alexandra football coach will appear in court this week charged with a number of sexual offences.

Paul McCann, aged 57, from Cheshire, is set to appear before South Cheshire Magistrates’ Court in Crewe tomorrow (January 3).

January 2, 2018 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
Nantwich Police phone fraud warning as town’s elderly targeted

Nantwich Police phone fraud warning as town’s elderly targeted

Elderly residents in Nantwich are being targeted by phone scammers pretending to be a police officer, Nantwich police has warned today.

There have been a number of incidents of elderly and vulnerable householders receiving phone calls from a man pretending to be a DC Smith from Hammersmith Police Fraud Squad.

January 2, 2018 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
£33,000 of fraud in Cheshire stopped by police scheme

£33,000 of fraud in Cheshire stopped by police scheme

A new rapid response scheme which alerts police to suspected fraud, has stopped seven potential victims aged over 70 being scammed.

The Banking Protocol, rolled out in Cheshire September, has prevented £33,000 of fraud in the county.

December 26, 2017 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, News
Crewe Arms Hotel bosses fined £80,000 for fire safety breaches

Crewe Arms Hotel bosses fined £80,000 for fire safety breaches

The company which runs Crewe Arms Hotel has been fined £80,000 for breaching fire safety regulations.

Hospitality First Two Ltd, which runs the venue on Nantwich Road, pleaded guilty at Liverpool Magistrates Court to five breaches of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.

December 22, 2017 0 comments Crime, Environment, Human Interest, News
Police seek man who attacked doctor at Crewe railway station

Police seek man who attacked doctor at Crewe railway station

Police want to speak to this man in connection with an attack on a doctor at Crewe railway station.

The horrific attack happened as the A&E doctor was getting off a train which had pulled into the station.

December 15, 2017 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
Nantwich Police issue warning after burglars target two homes

Nantwich Police issue warning after burglars target two homes

Nantwich Police have issued a warning after burglars targeted two properties in the area.

The incidents happened in the Wellington Road area and at a property in the village Hankelow, between Nantwich and Audlem.

December 14, 2017 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
26 firearms surrendered in Crewe and Nantwich during amnesty

26 firearms surrendered in Crewe and Nantwich during amnesty

More than 100 firearms, including 26 in the Crewe LPU, were handed in to Cheshire Police as part of a two-week surrender.

Residents across the county took part in the national initiative, which gave them a chance to safely dispose of firearms or ammunition, whether held lawfully or unlawfully, without the risk of prosecution.

November 29, 2017 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, News