Crime

CCTV images released to trace suspected Nantwich thief

CCTV images released to trace suspected Nantwich thief

A family has released these CCTV images of a man police want to trace after a theft from a Nantwich home.

The incident happened on Highfield Drive at around 9.45am on August 14.

August 19, 2019
Hunt for man who exposed himself to kids at Nantwich Lake

Hunt for man who exposed himself to kids at Nantwich Lake

Police are investigating after reports a man indecently exposed himself to children in broad daylight at Nantwich Lake.

August 18, 2019
South Cheshire man jailed after crashing during police car chase

South Cheshire man jailed after crashing during police car chase

A South Cheshire man has been jailed after driving into a telegraph pole and injuring his female passenger as he attempted to evade police.

Andrew Beard (pictured), of Goulding Drive, Crewe, pleaded guilty to dangerous driving, failing to stop for police, driving without a licence and driving without insurance.

August 16, 2019
Thieves swipe Winnie the Pooh from Nantwich garden

Thieves swipe Winnie the Pooh from Nantwich garden

A Nantwich resident is appealing for help to track down Winnie the Pooh who was stolen from his garden!

Chris Rowlands recently revamped his front garden on Marsh Lane and added these decorative ornaments.

August 11, 2019
Police chief sympathy for residents over “emotive” Nantwich travellers saga

Police chief sympathy for residents over “emotive” Nantwich travellers saga

A Crewe and Nantwich police chief said  he has “sympathy” for residents suffering from unauthorised traveller encampments in the towns.

But Chief Inspector Simon Newell added that the police’s hands were largely tied.

July 31, 2019
Cheshire Police stage illegal firearms amnesty

Cheshire Police stage illegal firearms amnesty

Owners of illegal firearms in Cheshire are being urged to surrender their weapons to stop them from falling into the hands of dangerous criminals.

July 21, 2019
Ten men served with Football Banning Orders after Macclesfield v Crewe game

Ten men served with Football Banning Orders after Macclesfield v Crewe game

Ten men from South Cheshire have been given Football Banning Orders (FBOs) after they were involved in disorder at a match between Macclesfield Town and Crewe Alexandra.

Towards the end of the game at the Moss Rose Stadium in Macclesfield both sides scored within a minute of each other.

July 18, 2019
Jepsons staff fury after gang targets store and assaults employee in Nantwich

Jepsons staff fury after gang targets store and assaults employee in Nantwich

An angry Nantwich store boss told how a gang of four men stole hundreds of pounds of items and assaulted the 66-year-old owner as he gave chase.

Phil Hinton, manager of Jepsons menswear on Hospital Street, said furious staff chased after the gang who they believe were part of an unauthorised travellers group on Barony Park.

July 16, 2019
Police appeal after Nantwich attack in car park

Police appeal after Nantwich attack in car park

A man was attacked and injured in a car park in Nantwich, sparking a police probe.

July 16, 2019
Nantwich salon boss issues warning after attempted theft

Nantwich salon boss issues warning after attempted theft

The boss of a Nantwich salon has warned other outlets in the town after an attempted distraction theft by two men.

The incident happened at the Coco beauty salon on Mill Street when two men described as “foreign” in appearance entered the store.

July 12, 2019
South Cheshire couple jailed for Class A drug dealing

South Cheshire couple jailed for Class A drug dealing

A South Cheshire couple have both been jailed for three years after they admitted dealing class A drugs in Crewe.

Stephen Brian Jones, 36, and Donna Peacock, 31, of Fanshawe Walk, Crewe, (pictured) both pleaded guilty at Chester Crown Court to two counts of possession with intent to supply class A drugs (cocaine and heroin) and one count of possessing criminal property.

July 2, 2019
Adam and his wife, Clare

Second man charged with manslaughter over death of Audlem dad

A second man has been charged with manslaughter in connection with the death of Audlem dad Adam Lovatt, police have confirmed.

The manslaughter charge was added to the indictment against Nicolas Hill, 35, of Moorsfield Avenue, Audlem at Liverpool Crown Court.

July 2, 2019
£400,000 for Cheshire Police to tackle violence among young

£400,000 for Cheshire Police to tackle violence among young

Cheshire has been given more than £400,000 to spend on a major project to tackle causes of violent crime among children and young people.

The project will involve a new outreach team to work with young people involved in drug dealing across Cheshire.

July 1, 2019