Crime

Cheshire Police Commissioner issues challenge to Chancellor over funding

Cheshire Police Commissioner issues challenge to Chancellor over funding

The Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner has set down a challenge to the Chancellor to provide fair funding for Cheshire’s police force.

David Keane has issued an open letter outlining the challenges that could be posed by a “woeful” flat cash settlement.

November 24, 2017 0 comments Crime, News, Politics
Man arrested in South Cheshire after taxi driver stabbed

Man arrested in South Cheshire after taxi driver stabbed

A 31-year-old man has been arrested in South Cheshire after a taxi driver was stabbed in Manchester.

Cheshire Police made the arrest on Market Street, in Crewe, on suspicion of attempted murder on behalf of Greater Manchester Police.

November 22, 2017 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
Armed police arrest man after knife incident in Queens Drive, Nantwich

Armed police arrest man after knife incident in Queens Drive, Nantwich

A man was arrested by armed police in Nantwich today after reports an elderly woman was threatened with a knife.

The incident happened in the Queens Drive area of the town at around 2am today (November 9).

November 9, 2017 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
Cheshire Police officer charged with rape of girl, 13, in Crewe

Cheshire Police officer charged with rape of girl, 13, in Crewe

A serving Cheshire police officer has been charged with raping a 13-year-old girl in Crewe.

Ian Naude, 29, of Market Drayton, has been charged with rape and appeared at South Cheshire Magistrates Court yesterday (November 6).

November 7, 2017 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
Police to target speeding drivers near Nantwich Lake after complaints

Police to target speeding drivers near Nantwich Lake after complaints

Residents and councillors are calling on police to target speeding motorists on Shrewbridge Road close to Nantwich Lake.

Several residents have complained about dangerous speeds of drivers along the 30mph stretch alongside the lake before the bend on Park Road.

October 15, 2017 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, News, Politics
Unlicensed taxi driver nabbed in Nantwich by dashcam footage

Unlicensed taxi driver nabbed in Nantwich by dashcam footage

A Nantwich taxi driver helped to capture an unlicensed operator by catching him in the act on his dashcam footage.

Javeed Iqbal was plying for trade on a Hackney Carriage stand in Swine Market, Nantwich.

October 6, 2017 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
Cheshire Police Cannabis warning after drug farm found in Crewe

Cheshire Police Cannabis warning after drug farm found in Crewe

Cheshire Police are warning landlords to be cautious after officers unearthed a large Cannabis factory at a property in Crewe.

Police were called to reports of suspicious activity at an address on Walthall Street at the weekend.

September 27, 2017 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
Police hunt teenagers after knife attack in South Cheshire bowling alley

Police hunt teenagers after knife attack in South Cheshire bowling alley

Police are hunting teenagers after a knife attack on a South Cheshire bowling alley employee.

Detectives want witnesses to the serious assault at Phoenix Leisure Park in Crewe to come forward.

September 21, 2017 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
Anger as thieves swipe historic war memorial plaques from Bunbury church

Anger as thieves swipe historic war memorial plaques from Bunbury church

Angry villagers have appealed for help after heartless thieves stole historic war memorial plaques from a church in Bunbury near Nantwich.

Police say the brass plaques were prised off the gates outside St Boniface Church last weekend.

September 19, 2017 0 comments Bunbury, Crime, Human Interest, News, Village News
Police probe into Cheshire East Council air data and school grant allegations

Police probe into Cheshire East Council air data and school grant allegations

Police are investigating allegations into Cheshire East Council’s air quality data and a public funds grant made to Berkeley Academy in Wistaston, the authority confirmed today.

Recent reports revealed air quality data between 2012 and 2014 was ‘deliberately and systematically manipulated’ to suggest it was better than it actually was at around 40 of its testing sites, including in Nantwich and Crewe.

Man, 29, charged with arson after Nantwich blaze leaves four in hospital

Man, 29, charged with arson after Nantwich blaze leaves four in hospital

A man has been charged with arson after a fire in a Nantwich flat left four people needing hospital treatment.

The incident happened in the early hours of Saturday August 26 at block of flats on James Hall Street, Nantwich.

August 31, 2017 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
Cheshire Police Commissioner warning over substance attacks

Cheshire Police Commissioner warning over substance attacks

Cheshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has warned criminals involved in corrosive substance attacks that they face tough action.

David Keane’s warning comes after a substance attack in Lymm, and a number of high profile cases in London and other parts of the UK.

August 22, 2017 0 comments Crime, Incident, News, Politics
Burglars smash through roof of Wistaston shop and steal cigarettes

Burglars smash through roof of Wistaston shop and steal cigarettes

Burglars smashed through a roof of the Premier Store in Wistaston and stole thousands of pounds in cigarettes.

Detectives are appealing for information after offenders targeted the convenience store on Kings Drive.

August 21, 2017 0 comments Crime, Incident, News, Village News, Wistaston