Post Tagged with: "Cheshire Police"

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 0 comments Crime, News
Crime in Cheshire rises by 36% in 12 months, latest figures show

Crime in Cheshire rises by 36% in 12 months, latest figures show

Recorded crime in Cheshire has spiralled by more than 36% in just 12 months, official figures show today.

The Office of National Statistics shows the county saw a 36.4% increase in overall recorded crime between December 2016 and December 2017.

April 26, 2018 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, News
Fifty Cheshire businesses linked to organised crime groups, police reveal

Fifty Cheshire businesses linked to organised crime groups, police reveal

By Jonathan Topping
Fifty businesses in Cheshire – all registered with Companies House – are connected to organised crime groups.

Det Chief Insp Chris Ankers, from Cheshire Police, revealed the shock number to members of Cheshire West and Chester Council’s health and wellbeing board.

April 20, 2018 0 comments Business, Business
Police probe gas canister arson attack in Ridley near Nantwich

Police probe gas canister arson attack in Ridley near Nantwich

Arsonists used gas canisters to torch the back of a property in the village of Ridley, near Nantwich, detectives say.

Police have launched an appeal for witnesses to the arson at a house on Wrexham Road in Ridley.

Body cameras for Cheshire Police officers worth £787,000 costs, says councillor

Body cameras for Cheshire Police officers worth £787,000 costs, says councillor

By Stephen Topping
A former police officer who worked in the force’s complaints department believes the roll-out of body-worn cameras for Cheshire’s officers is money well spent.

The office of David Keane, Cheshire’s police and crime commissioner, has revealed that it will cost £787,000 to allow all front-line officers to have access to the equipment.

April 17, 2018 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, News, Politics
Man released as police drop serious sexual assault probe in Nantwich

Man released as police drop serious sexual assault probe in Nantwich

A 19-year-old Nantwich man arrested in connection with a serious sexual assault in Nantwich has been released without charge.

Cheshire Police confirmed today the complainant, aged 21, has now withdrawn the allegation.

March 26, 2018 3 comments Crime, Incident, News
Cheshire Police Chief Constable to face gross misconduct hearing into series of allegations

Cheshire Police Chief Constable to face gross misconduct hearing into series of allegations

Cheshire Police’s suspended Chief Constable Simon Byrne is to face a two-week gross misconduct hearing into a catalogue of allegations unveiled for the first time today.

In a 21-page report into his conduct, Mr Byrne faces allegations that he “berated and belittled” senior civilian staff and officers, and allowed his children to access his Cheshire Police iPad.

February 7, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News, Politics
More than 75 Cheshire drivers caught using mobiles in week-long crackdown

More than 75 Cheshire drivers caught using mobiles in week-long crackdown

More than 75 drivers in Cheshire were caught using a mobile phone at the wheel during a national week of action.

Officers from Cheshire Police were on the lookout for people who were scrolling through social media, texting or taking a call while driving.

January 31, 2018 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
Cheshire Police join national crackdown on drivers using mobile phones

Cheshire Police join national crackdown on drivers using mobile phones

Cheshire Police will be targeting drivers in the area using mobile phones at the wheel as part of a national week of action.

From today (January 22), officers will be on the lookout for anyone scrolling through social media, texting or taking a call while at the wheel.

January 22, 2018 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, News
Cheshire Police warning over courier scams in Nantwich and Crewe

Cheshire Police warning over courier scams in Nantwich and Crewe

Cheshire Police is warning residents not to fall foul of courier fraud following reports in Nantwich, Crewe and Chester.

Courier fraud is when an offender cold calls the victim posing as an official such as a police officer or a member of a banks fraud team.

January 10, 2018 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, News
Police officers stunned to find this vehicle on South Cheshire road

Police officers stunned to find this vehicle on South Cheshire road

Police were stunned when they had to stop to pull over this vehicle on a South Cheshire road.

The car, which looks like it’s seen a few old banger races, was seized by Cheshire Police Taskforce officers in Crewe earlier today (December 30).

December 30, 2017 0 comments Environment, Incident, News
Police hunt car after collision left teenage cyclist seriously injured

Police hunt car after collision left teenage cyclist seriously injured

A teenage cyclist was seriously hurt in a collision with a car in South Cheshire which failed to stop.

The 17-year-old suffered serious injuries in the incident which happened on Wistaston Road in Crewe, close to the Duke of Bridgewater pub.

December 4, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, Incident, News
26 firearms surrendered in Crewe and Nantwich during amnesty

26 firearms surrendered in Crewe and Nantwich during amnesty

More than 100 firearms, including 26 in the Crewe LPU, were handed in to Cheshire Police as part of a two-week surrender.

Residents across the county took part in the national initiative, which gave them a chance to safely dispose of firearms or ammunition, whether held lawfully or unlawfully, without the risk of prosecution.

November 29, 2017 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, News