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227 Cheshire drivers arrested for drink or drug driving in festive crackdown

227 Cheshire drivers arrested for drink or drug driving in festive crackdown

Cheshire Police arrested 227 county drivers during its festive crackdown on drink or drug driving.

Among those were 25 people in Crewe and Nantwich area arrested for driving under influence of drugs – the highest of any area of the county, and a rise on previous years.

January 16, 2019
121 wanted criminals arrested in Cheshire Police Christmas crackdown

121 wanted criminals arrested in Cheshire Police Christmas crackdown

Cheshire Police chiefs say they have rounded up 121 wanted criminals in a Christmas operation to make the streets safer.

Operation Jingles ran throughout December as part of the Constabulary’s “All We Want For Christmas” campaign focusing on areas of crime prevention such as burglary, drink-driving and robbery.

January 2, 2019
Fears over rising mental health problems among Cheshire Police officers

Fears over rising mental health problems among Cheshire Police officers

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
A former Cheshire Police officer has claimed sickness levels will continue to rise in the force after a report found that mental health issues are common.

Bob Fousert and Sally Hardwick, independent members of the police and crime panel, visited the occupational health unit at Cheshire Police’s headquarters in Winsford.

December 19, 2018
1,600 Cheshire Police officers now wearing body video cameras

1,600 Cheshire Police officers now wearing body video cameras

A total of 1,600 officers at Cheshire Constabulary are now using body worn video cameras following the completion of a force-wide roll out.

The cameras are being worn by officers and PCSOs and are proving to be an essential piece of operational kit.

December 4, 2018
Woman, 72, robbed at cash machine outside supermarket in Crewe

Woman, 72, robbed at cash machine outside supermarket in Crewe

A 72-year-old pensioner was robbed at a cash machine outside a supermarket in Crewe, police say.

The victim was withdrawing money from an ATM outside Morrison’s on Dunwoody Way when she was approached from behind by an unknown man.

November 22, 2018
Cheshire Police changes “vetting process” after rapist Naude recruited despite previous allegations

Cheshire Police changes “vetting process” after rapist Naude recruited despite previous allegations

Cheshire Police chiefs have changed their vetting process for new recruits following the fall out from the Ian Naude case.

Naude, 30, joined the force in 2017 and went on to rape a 13-year-old girl while based in Crewe.

November 16, 2018
Dashcam appeal as police probe double fatal crash on A530 near Nantwich

Dashcam appeal as police probe double fatal crash on A530 near Nantwich

Police are appealing for anyone with dashcam footage which could help find out why two people died in a horror crash on the A530 near Nantwich.

Two people in their 60s, both from Nantwich, were killed in the accident which happened at 1.46pm on Friday (November 2) on the A530, Whitchurch Road, in Newhall.

November 5, 2018
Number of Cheshire people seeking help over child sex images doubles in six months

Number of Cheshire people seeking help over child sex images doubles in six months

The number of people in Cheshire seeking help to stop looking at sexual images of children online has more than doubled in just six months, latest figures have shown.

In the six months between July 2017 and January 2018, 163 people in the county contacted Stop it Now!, the child sexual abuse prevention project run by child protection charity The Lucy Faithfull Foundation.

November 2, 2018
Cheshire East Council refers land transaction deals to police

Cheshire East Council refers land transaction deals to police

Cheshire Police are to probe historical land transactions referred to them by Cheshire East Council, it has emerged today.

The council said it referred the “new matter” to the police for their consideration.

October 2, 2018
Civilians and officers honoured at Cheshire Police annual awards

Civilians and officers honoured at Cheshire Police annual awards

Civilians, volunteers and officers were honoured at the annual Cheshire Police awards in Crewe.

Award winners include police volunteer Karolina Kardas, Special Constable Derek Gardener, Det Con Leanne Brundett, and Crewe Beat Initiative Team.

September 19, 2018
Cheshire Police launches operation to reduce motorcycle related collisions

Cheshire Police launches operation to reduce motorcycle related collisions

Cheshire Police has launched an operation to tackle the number of motorcycle related collisions on the county′s roads.

The week of action from Monday August 27 to Sunday September 2 is aimed at reducing the number of serious and fatal collisions involving motorcyclists.

August 27, 2018
Crime rises in Cheshire by more than 32%, latest ONS figures show

Crime rises in Cheshire by more than 32%, latest ONS figures show

Crime in Cheshire has risen by more than 32% – a staggering 21,593 offences – according to Office of National Statistics figures

The latest figures released today compares crime recorded between April 2016 and March 2017 with April 2017 and March 2018.

July 19, 2018
Police warning over South Cheshire catalytic converter thefts

Police warning over South Cheshire catalytic converter thefts

Detectives are urging residents to remain vigilant amid a rise in catalytic converter thefts across South Cheshire.

Officers have received four separate reports of thefts involving catalytic converters in the Crewe and Middlewich areas.

May 3, 2018