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Cheshire Police reveal “disturbing” festive drink drive arrests

Cheshire Police reveal “disturbing” festive drink drive arrests

Police in Cheshire say they are “seriously concerned” about the number of young and elderly drivers who ignore warnings about drinking. Officers made 181 arrests during the Christmas/New Year drink drive crackdown.

January 23, 2012 1 comment Crime, Latest, News
Nantwich residents quizzed on Cheshire Police council tax option

Nantwich residents quizzed on Cheshire Police council tax option

Nantwich residents have a chance to air their views on whether the Cheshire Police council tax amount should go up. Three options are highlighted on the Cheshire Police Authority website as members consider the 2012/13 budget.

January 20, 2012 0 comments Crime, Latest, News
Police boost patrols after Nantwich girl targeted

Police boost patrols after Nantwich girl targeted

Police have stepped up patrols in Nantwich and Crewe after another report of a man in a green car seen approaching a teenage girl. The 16-year-old South Cheshire College student, from Nantwich, was followed by an Asian man as she walked to a bus-stop.

January 19, 2012 0 comments Crime, Latest, News
Lorry driver jailed over horror M6 deaths in South Cheshire

Lorry driver jailed over horror M6 deaths in South Cheshire

A lorry driver responsible for the death of two men on the hard shoulder of the M6 in South Cheshire has been jailed for six years. Malcolm John Simpson (pictured) was convicted of two counts of causing death by dangerous driving after a three-day trial at Chester Crown Court.

January 13, 2012 1 comment Crime, Latest, News
Cheshire Police Authority back fight against metal thieves

Cheshire Police Authority back fight against metal thieves

Cheshire Police Authority is backing a crackdown on metal thieves in the county. Officers are carrying out regular checks on scrap metal dealers, patrolling vulnerable areas and encouraging site owners to step up security.

January 11, 2012 0 comments Crime, Latest, News
South Cheshire thug who preyed on elderly jailed

South Cheshire thug who preyed on elderly jailed

A one-man crimewave who terrorised elderly and vulnerable people in South Cheshire was been jailed for six years. Oliver Boswell (pictured), 34, from Northwich and Middlewich, was charged with eight burglaries and two attempt thefts with violence.

January 11, 2012 0 comments Crime, Latest, News
Police hunt driver who targeted teenage girls in Nantwich and Crewe

Police hunt driver who targeted teenage girls in Nantwich and Crewe

Police are hunting a man who tried to lure girls in a series of incidents in Nantwich and Crewe. The man was seen three times approaching teenagers in his green Vauxhall in a three-hour period on Saturday night (January 7).

January 7, 2012 0 comments Crime, Latest, News
Armed gang steal cash in Shavington off licence raid

Armed gang steal cash in Shavington off licence raid

An armed gang burst into a Shavington off licence and threatened staff before escaping with cash. The robbery happened as staff were locking up at Bargain Booze, on Main Road, Shavington.

January 4, 2012 0 comments Crime, Latest
Nantwich Police issue New Year’s Eve drink-drive warning

Nantwich Police issue New Year’s Eve drink-drive warning

Nantwich Police re-issued their warning to New Year’s Eve revellers thinking of drinking and driving this weekend. The town’s policing unit has joined specialist teams over the festive period to run a drink drive campaign in and around Nantwich.

December 30, 2011 0 comments Crime, Latest, News
Cheshire Police urge domestic violence victims to Speak Out

Cheshire Police urge domestic violence victims to Speak Out

Cheshire Police are urging people to report domestic abuse incidents over the festive period. Officers say incidents rise as Christmas celebrations end in alcohol-fuelled violence. There were 450 incidents of domestic abuse over the festive period in Cheshire in 2012.

December 23, 2011 0 comments Crime, Latest
Nantwich town square hosts Cheshire Police video roadshow

Nantwich town square hosts Cheshire Police video roadshow

Nantwich folk gave their views on Cheshire Police plans to save money as a county-wide survey gets underway. Arrol Johnson was among those to use a video booth at a roadshow in Nantwich town square.

December 15, 2011 0 comments Crime, Latest, News
Cheshire Police welcome new puppy recruits

Cheshire Police welcome new puppy recruits

Cheshire Police welcomed its latest crime-fighting recruits when German Shepherd puppies Spike and Willis arrived for duty. The pair, aged eight and nine weeks old respectively, will be trained as general purpose police dogs.

December 9, 2011 0 comments Crime, Latest
Thieves strike twice at Nantwich Cricket Club

Thieves strike twice at Nantwich Cricket Club

Thieves have struck twice at Nantwich Cricket Club off Whitehouse Lane, stealing a roller and a cellar cooling system. The raid is another example of metal thieves targeting the area, cashing in on the value of scrap metal.

December 7, 2011 0 comments Cricket, Crime, Latest, News