Crime

Nantwich residents to quiz Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner

Nantwich residents to quiz Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner

Nantwich residents can quiz the new Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner when he tours the county this month. John  Dwyer, former Crewe & Nantwich Borough councillor, will be holding public surgeries inviting the public to attend and air their views about policing.

January 3, 2013
Cheshire PCC John Dwyer targets county’s 100 worst criminals

Cheshire PCC John Dwyer targets county’s 100 worst criminals

Cheshire’s new Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire has vowed to crackdown on the county’s 100 most prolific offenders. Former Crewe & Nantwich councillor John Dwyer says he will chair a multi-agency partnership to fight repeat criminals.

December 14, 2012
Death crash car in Nantwich marks drink-drive campaign

Death crash car in Nantwich marks drink-drive campaign

Motorists in Nantwich were given a stark reminder of the dangers of drink-driving when a mangled car was displayed in the town. This vehicle, dubbed the “Think” car, was donated to police by the family of 21-year-old Matthew Wilson who died after hitting a tree on a rural Cheshire road.

December 10, 2012
Police issue winter burglary warning to Nantwich residents

Police issue winter burglary warning to Nantwich residents

Residents in Nantwich are being urged to brighten up their homes during dark winter nights. Police chiefs say householders should make their homes look “lived in” to avoid being victim to opportunist thieves.

December 9, 2012
More Nantwich pubs and clubs join “Arc Angel” police scheme

More Nantwich pubs and clubs join “Arc Angel” police scheme

Eleven licensed premises in Nantwich have now signed up to Cheshire Police’s Arc Angel scheme. The initiative aims to tackle alcohol-related crime in the town, and police are keen for Nantwich to be  promoted as a “protected town”.

December 5, 2012
Police probe train theft after Nantwich boy, 16, targeted

Police probe train theft after Nantwich boy, 16, targeted

A teenage boy from Nantwich was targeted by a thief and had his wallet stolen as he travelled on a train with friends. British Transport Police have now released this CCTV image of a woman they want to question about the incident.

December 4, 2012
Gymnast Beth Tweddle attends High Sheriff’s “Crimebeat” celebration

Gymnast Beth Tweddle attends High Sheriff’s “Crimebeat” celebration

Olympic medallist Beth Tweddle was among high-profile guests celebrating the 14th year of the High Sheriff′s charity Crimebeat. Crimebeat works with young people′s groups across the Cheshire to improve the environment and reduce crime.

November 29, 2012
Nantwich Police support White Ribbon Campaign’s awareness day

Nantwich Police support White Ribbon Campaign’s awareness day

Nantwich Police officers showed support for the fight to stop violence against women by tying a white ribbon outside their station. White ribbons were on display outside all Cheshire Police stations to mark a national awareness day (November 25).

November 26, 2012
New Cheshire Police Commissioner John Dwyer vows to deliver promises

New Cheshire Police Commissioner John Dwyer vows to deliver promises

The new Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire has vowed to deliver his manifesto after being elected. Nantwich-based John Dwyer, a former Assistant Chief Constable, has promised to stick to the pledges made during his election campaign.

November 20, 2012
Nantwich-based ex councillor John Dwyer wins Cheshire PCC election

Nantwich-based ex councillor John Dwyer wins Cheshire PCC election

Nantwich-based John Dwyer has become Cheshire’s new Police and Crime Commissioner. Conservative candidate Mr Dwyer, a former Crewe & Nantwich Borough councillor, won the election after today’s count.

November 16, 2012
Just 16% Cheshire East voters in Police Crime Commissioner election

Just 16% Cheshire East voters in Police Crime Commissioner election

Only one in six people in Nantwich voted in the Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner election, it has emerged. The count for the election is due to get underway this afternoon (November 16) in Warrington.

November 16, 2012
Police hunt attacker after road rage assault in Nantwich

Police hunt attacker after road rage assault in Nantwich

A driver was punched in the face during a terrifying road rage attack at a busy Nantwich junction. The assault happened as the victim waited in his car at the traffic lights of Peter de Stapleigh Way and London Road.

November 7, 2012
Nantwich police car ploughed into tree during supermarket burglary call out

Nantwich police car ploughed into tree during supermarket burglary call out

Two police officers injured when their car smashed into a tree in Nantwich were responding to reports of a supermarket burglary, it has emerged. The officers suffered head injuries when their marked vehicle careered off Beam Street and into a tree.

November 7, 2012