Crime

Thieves steal toys and games from autistic Nantwich children

Thieves steal toys and games from autistic Nantwich children

Crooks devastated parents after breaking into a South Cheshire support group and stealing toys, games and crafts from children. The break-in happened at the Rainbow Puzzles Crewe Autism/ADHD Group at St Barnabas Church Hall, Crewe.

July 21, 2012 1 comment Crime, Human Interest, Latest
Nantwich Police warning as gangs target supermarket shoppers

Nantwich Police warning as gangs target supermarket shoppers

Nantwich Police urged shoppers to be on their guard against East European crooks targeting people at supermarkets. The gang has carried out two “distraction” thefts in the town in the last two weeks, and seven in total across Cheshire East.

July 13, 2012 0 comments Crime, Latest
Police blast thieves who stole from South Cheshire War Memorial

Police blast thieves who stole from South Cheshire War Memorial

Thieves stole from a South Cheshire War Memorial just yards from a police station and magistrates court. Shocked officers and councillors have blasted the “mindless” thugs who targeted the memorial on Municipal Square, Crewe.

June 23, 2012 0 comments Crime, Latest
Nantwich Police to run surgery and bike marking in town square

Nantwich Police to run surgery and bike marking in town square

Nantwich Police are offering free security bike marking at an event this Saturday (June 23). Officers from Beam Street police station will be in Nantwich town square running a surgery between 10am and 1pm.

June 21, 2012 0 comments Community Events, Crime, News
Cheshire Police warning for Euro football fans in Nantwich

Cheshire Police warning for Euro football fans in Nantwich

Football fans planning to watch England in Nantwich pubs and clubs have been warned by Cheshire Police over their drinking antics. Officers have vowed to crackdown on any disorder in or around pubs and other venues as Euro 2012 prepares to kick off this Friday June 8.

June 5, 2012 0 comments Crime, Latest, News
Notorious South Cheshire murder to feature on BBC Crimewatch

Notorious South Cheshire murder to feature on BBC Crimewatch

BBC Crimewatch will feature an appeal to help solve a notorious South Cheshire murder 17 years ago. Detectives are using the show to renew their appeal for witnesses to a horrific killing of Tracey Mertens.

May 31, 2012 1 comment Crime, Latest, News
Nantwich Police at supermarkets to target chip and pin thefts

Nantwich Police at supermarkets to target chip and pin thefts

Nantwich Police are at Morrisons and Sainsbury’s stores in the town today (May 29) to highlight chip and pin distraction thefts. Officers will present between 10am and 2pm giving tips on how to prevent falling victim to the crime.

May 29, 2012 0 comments Crime, Latest, News
More than 230 Cheshire Police officers to work on Olympics

More than 230 Cheshire Police officers to work on Olympics

More than 230 Cheshire Police officers will be working at the Olympic and Paralympic Games this summer. But bosses claim despite the number, it won’t impact on crime-fighting in Cheshire.

May 23, 2012 0 comments Crime, Latest, News
South Cheshire man jailed for terror sex attack on 13-year-old

South Cheshire man jailed for terror sex attack on 13-year-old

A South Cheshire man who carried out a bizarre and terrifying sex attack on a teenage girl as she walked her dog, has been jailed. Jack Heath, 61, pleaded guilty to section 18 wounding and sexual assault and faces up to 10 years behind bars.

May 21, 2012 0 comments Crime, Latest, News
Police hunt attackers after man beaten unconscious in Nantwich

Police hunt attackers after man beaten unconscious in Nantwich

Two men were beaten up and one left unconscious in a serious assault near a Nantwich bar. One of the victims was left with a fractured eye socket in the attack close to Nakatcha’s on Welsh Row.

May 15, 2012 0 comments Crime, Latest, News
Police fear two Nantwich burglaries are connected

Police fear two Nantwich burglaries are connected

Two burglaries in the Nantwich area could be connected, police believe. The incidents happened in the villages of Burleydam and Newhall within an hour of each other.

May 14, 2012 0 comments Crime, Latest
Nominations open for new Cheshire Police Commissioner post

Nominations open for new Cheshire Police Commissioner post

Nominations for the new powerful £75,000-a-year Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner position are now open. The post-holder, elected on November 15, will be in charge of holding Cheshire Constabulary to account for the way it polices Nantwich and other towns.

May 14, 2012 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, Latest
Police swoop on suspected shoplifters in Stapeley, Nantwich

Police swoop on suspected shoplifters in Stapeley, Nantwich

Police swooped on three suspected shoplifters in an area of Nantwich today as motorists looked on. PSCOs from Nantwich detained three men close to the former Stapeley Water Gardens site off London Road.

May 2, 2012 0 comments Crime, Incident, Latest