Crime

Appeal after thieves steal karts from Tarporley High School

Appeal after thieves steal karts from Tarporley High School

Thieves stole two vehicles from Tarporley Karting Team after breaking into Tarporley High School.

The theft happened at around 8.20pm on Monday (April 15).

April 17, 2019
Hunt supporters claim Cheshire police chief has “obsession”

Hunt supporters claim Cheshire police chief has “obsession”

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Hunt supporters have continued their war of words with Cheshire’s police and crime commissioner after learning the county’s fox hunting review cost taxpayers £34,000.

April 17, 2019
Man charged over Nantwich pub assault

Man charged over Nantwich pub assault

Police investigating an incident in Nantwich where two men were allegedly assaulted have charged a 31-year-old man.

April 15, 2019
Hough gas engineer appeals for help after thieves swipe work tools from van

Hough gas engineer appeals for help after thieves swipe work tools from van

A gas engineer has appealed for help after two crooks swiped all his power tools from his van parked outside his house in Hough, near Shavington.

Will Potts was stunned when he discovered the theft which happened just yards from where he was sat watching television on Ridley Close.

April 11, 2019
Police hunt for sheep rustlers who targeted Nantwich farm

Police hunt for sheep rustlers who targeted Nantwich farm

Sheep rustlers struck at a farm in Nantwich stealing up to nine animals, according to police.

Rural officers from Nantwich are investigating reports of nine sheep being stolen from the Wettenhall area.

April 9, 2019
Armed robbery at South Cheshire convenience shop

Armed robbery at South Cheshire convenience shop

Armed robbers are being hunted by police after they held convenience store staff at knifepoint during a raid.

Two men approached the McColl’s shop on Gainsborough Road in Crewe, say police.

April 3, 2019
Police to step up Nantwich Cemetery patrols amid more grave thefts

Police to step up Nantwich Cemetery patrols amid more grave thefts

Police have vowed to step up patrols around Nantwich Cemetery as more thefts have emerged of treasured items from gravesides.

The mum of tragic Elle Morris has told her two lanterns were stolen from Elle’s grave at the Whitehouse Lane site.

March 28, 2019
Grieving families’ anger after thieves target graves in Nantwich Cemetery

Grieving families’ anger after thieves target graves in Nantwich Cemetery

Grieving families have hit out at thieves after graveside ornaments were stolen in Nantwich Cemetery.

Two families have come forward to highlight their losses – and there are fears many more graves have been targeted.

March 25, 2019
Police probe distraction thefts at Nantwich and Crewe supermarkets

Police probe distraction thefts at Nantwich and Crewe supermarkets

Police are investigating a series of distraction thefts at supermarkets in Nantwich, Crewe and other parts of Cheshire.

The thieves have targeted older shoppers at supermarkets in Nantwich, Crewe, Northwich, and Congleton on March 19 and 20.

March 23, 2019
Youth, 16, arrested and knife and mask found by armed officers in Nantwich

Youth, 16, arrested and knife and mask found by armed officers in Nantwich

Armed police have arrested a 16-year-old and seized a knife and mask after an incident in Nantwich.

The armed policing unit was called after reports of youths intimidating others in the Salt Meadows area of town.

March 15, 2019
Crewe Police given more “stop and search” powers amid knife fears

Crewe Police given more “stop and search” powers amid knife fears

Police in Crewe have been given more powers to stop and search anyone they suspect of carrying a weapon.

It follows concerns raised by the community in the wake of knife-related incidents in the town.

March 14, 2019
Men seen carrying safe after burglary at house in Wistaston Green

Men seen carrying safe after burglary at house in Wistaston Green

Two men were seen carrying a safe down the street, just minutes after a burglary at a house in Wistaston Green in Crewe, detectives said.

A house was broken into on Bramhall Road when no one was at home at around 10.05am on Monday (March 11) and a safe containing a quantity of jewellery was stolen.

March 13, 2019
Cheshire Police joins operation to tackle knife crime in the county

Cheshire Police joins operation to tackle knife crime in the county

Cheshire Police are working with partners as part of the national Operation Sceptre campaign to tackle knife crime.

It is a week of action that runs from March 11 to 17 and aims to reduce the impact of knife crime in communities.

March 11, 2019