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Pair found not guilty of murdering Nantwich man John Iveson

Pair found not guilty of murdering Nantwich man John Iveson

A jury has acquitted two men of the murder of Nantwich businessman John Iveson. Mark Done and Paul Billington were today (April 13) found not guilty of the murder of Mr Iveson, whose has never been found after he disappeared in January 2007.

April 13, 2012 0 comments Crime, Latest, News
Police hunt metal thieves after South Cheshire scrapyard raid

Police hunt metal thieves after South Cheshire scrapyard raid

Metal thieves broke into a South Cheshire scrapyard and stole more than £30,000 of goods, escaping with it in the company’s truck. Detectives want help from anyone who saw the break in at Houstons and Sons in Crewe, or the stolen Houstons wagon spotted on the M6 towards Birmingham (pictured).

April 12, 2012 0 comments Crime, Latest, News
Nantwich Police vow to crackdown on Jazz Festival troublemakers

Nantwich Police vow to crackdown on Jazz Festival troublemakers

Nantwich Police chiefs warned troublemakers to stay away from the town during the Easter weekend’s Nantwich Jazz and Music Festival. Thousands of visitors are expected to cram into the town centre over the next four days for the 16th annual event.

April 6, 2012 0 comments Crime, Latest, News
New Cheshire Police deputy chief Helen King sworn in

New Cheshire Police deputy chief Helen King sworn in

Helen King has joined the Cheshire Police team of chief officers as Deputy Chief Constable. She re-affirmed the oath which gives police officers policing powers, witnessed and signed by Moira Chapman, a magistrate and member of Cheshire Police Authority.

April 5, 2012 0 comments Crime, Latest, News
Home Watch crime-fighting scheme in Cheshire celebrates 30 years

Home Watch crime-fighting scheme in Cheshire celebrates 30 years

A senior police officer in Cheshire says Home Watch is a major weapon in the fight against crime in the county. The first Home Watch was launched 30 years ago in the Cheshire village of Mollington when people were concerned about a spate of burglaries.

March 31, 2012 0 comments Crime, Latest, News
Nantwich cannabis growers warned amid Cheshire Police crackdown

Nantwich cannabis growers warned amid Cheshire Police crackdown

Cheshire Police are cracking down on cannabis growers in the borough after executing 28 warrants. The crackdown is part of Operation Broadley, the regional cannabis campaign running throughout March.

March 29, 2012 3 comments Crime, Latest, News
Police extend bail for Nantwich man arrested over A530 death

Police extend bail for Nantwich man arrested over A530 death

A Nantwich man arrested in connection with the A530 road death of pensioner Michael Betts has been re-bailed by Cheshire Police. The 21-year-old was arrested after Mr Betts, 74, was killed when he was hit by a van as he was walking along Middlewich Road, Nantwich, near Alvaston Hall Hotel.

March 27, 2012 0 comments Crime, Latest, News
New Cheshire Police ‘Upbeat’ site for Nantwich teenagers

New Cheshire Police ‘Upbeat’ site for Nantwich teenagers

Teenagers and young adults in Nantwich are being urged to use a new Cheshire Police website called Upbeat. The site has been designed to give advice and information to people aged between 16 and 20.

March 26, 2012 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, Latest, News
Peckforton Castle arsonist Max Kay jailed for six years

Peckforton Castle arsonist Max Kay jailed for six years

The bridegroom who set fire to historic Peckforton Castle near Nantwich after an argument with staff over the bar bill, was jailed for six years today. Max Kay (pictured), 37, from Hunts Cross, Liverpool, was sentenced at Chester Crown Court after pleading guilty at an earlier hearing.

March 21, 2012 1 comment Crime, Latest, News
CCTV leads for police probing death of Nantwich man Ryan Adamson

CCTV leads for police probing death of Nantwich man Ryan Adamson

Police probing the death of a Nantwich man who was struck by a vehicle which failed to stop, have released more details about the investigation.

Officers are using CCTV to identify vehicles in the High Wycombe area at the time of Ryan Adamson’s death.

March 21, 2012 0 comments Crime, Latest, News
Nantwich man killed in road incident in High Wycombe

Nantwich man killed in road incident in High Wycombe

A Nantwich man has been killed after being hit by a car which allegedly failed to stop at the scene. Ryan Adamson (pictured), 25, died in the incident near High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, where he had been on a work placement.

March 18, 2012 0 comments Crime, Latest, News
South Cheshire man jailed for “depraved” child porn offences

South Cheshire man jailed for “depraved” child porn offences

A South Cheshire man who admitted sharing the most depraved and extreme indecent images of children has been jailed for five years. Daniel Francis Tunney, 29, was sentenced at Chester Crown Court after pleading guilty to 22 charges of possessing, making and distributing indecent images and possessing extreme pornography.

March 17, 2012 2 comments Crime, Latest, News
Police warning after Nantwich supermarket distraction thefts

Police warning after Nantwich supermarket distraction thefts

Nantwich Police are urging shoppers to think before they punch their pin number into a chip and pin device. It follows a numebr of distraction thefts at supermarket car parks in Nantwich.

March 17, 2012 0 comments Crime, Latest