Crime

Nantwich man jailed for coughing and spitting in police officer’s face

Nantwich man jailed for coughing and spitting in police officer’s face

A Nantwich man has been jailed for deliberately spitting and coughing in the face of a police officer as he was being arrested.

Liam Terry, aged 31, from Cronkinson Oak, was jailed for eight months for the incident which happened on Friday night in Maplins Moss Place in Crewe.

March 31, 2020
Man wanted in connection with Nantwich dad’s murder extradited to UK

Man wanted in connection with Nantwich dad’s murder extradited to UK

A man wanted in connection with the murder of a Nantwich dad almost 17 years ago has been extradited to the UK, Cheshire Police have confirmed.

Christopher Guest More Jr was wanted in connection with the death of Brian Waters, from Stapeley, who died at a farm in near Knutsford in 2003.

March 30, 2020
Crewe man jailed for 15 years after horrific street attack

Crewe man jailed for 15 years after horrific street attack

A Crewe man has been jailed for 15 years after a horrific street attack outside a house.

Danny Stockton, 31, of Abbey Place, Crewe, was found guilty of attacking his 42-year-old victim shortly before 10pm on Saturday July 13.

March 30, 2020
Cheshire residents urged to be vigilant amid Coronavirus fraudsters

Cheshire residents urged to be vigilant amid Coronavirus fraudsters

Residents across South Cheshire are being urged to be vigilant following reports of fraudsters taking advantage of the current Coronavirus pandemic.

March 29, 2020
New Cheshire Police scheme to address criminals’ behaviour

New Cheshire Police scheme to address criminals’ behaviour

Offenders guilty of crimes like stalking, domestic abuse and exploitation will be offered intervention to address their behaviour under a new Cheshire Police programme.

The scheme will see police officers, victim advocates and healthcare professionals working with victims and offenders of violent crimes.

March 16, 2020
Cheshire Police secures £100,000 funding for new Tasers

Cheshire Police secures £100,000 funding for new Tasers

Cheshire Police has been awarded more than £100,000 by the Home Office to purchase new Tasers.

The bid, submitted by police and crime commissioner (PCC) David Keane, will allow Cheshire Constabulary to buy 130 Tasers over the next 12 months.

March 13, 2020
Boy, 16, sentenced to 6 months’ detention after Crewe stabbing

Boy, 16, sentenced to 6 months’ detention after Crewe stabbing

A 16-year-old boy from Crewe has been sentenced to youth detention after admitting stabbing a stranger in the abdomen in broad daylight.

The teenager, who cannot be named for legal reasons, caused a serious internal injury to his victim.

March 12, 2020
Two Nantwich house burglaries linked, warn police

Two Nantwich house burglaries linked, warn police

Detectives warned Nantwich residents today after saying two house burglaries in the town within hours of each other are linked.

The first happened on Birchin Lane while the householders were still asleep upstairs.

February 21, 2020
Fly-tipping: the full cost to Cheshire East taxpayers

Fly-tipping: the full cost to Cheshire East taxpayers

Fly-tipping has cost taxpayers in Cheshire East more than £860,000 over the past eight years, alarming statistics revealed today.

Overall costs of clearing all incidents of fly-tipping in the borough totalled £863,818, figures obtained in a BBC Shared Data Unit investigation show.

February 14, 2020
Police hunt fly-tippers after this pile dumped off A51 in Nantwich

Police hunt fly-tippers after this pile dumped off A51 in Nantwich

Police are hunting fly-tippers who dumped this massive pile of rubbish by the side of the A51 Nantwich bypass.

It’s the latest in a number of incidents as people attempt to avoid waste removal and waste recycling centres.

February 13, 2020
Cheshire frontline officer training to support sex victims

Cheshire frontline officer training to support sex victims

Police officers across Cheshire are to be specially trained on how to support victims of sexual violence.

Every frontline officer will soon receive training amid complaints from some victims of “inappropriate” and “insensitive” responses.

February 12, 2020
Nantwich residents to pay £10 extra for policing

Nantwich residents to pay £10 extra for policing

By Aran Dhillon
Residents across Cheshire are set to pay an extra £10 a year on average to fund policing.

It comes after it emerged that the “burden” of funding is shifting from central Government to taxpayers in the area.

February 7, 2020
Four arrests as police break “county line” drugs op in Shavington

Four arrests as police break “county line” drugs op in Shavington

Four people have been arrested in raids across Shavington, Crewe and Alsager in a week-long police crackdown on drugs and organised crime.

Drugs warrants were carried out by officers from the Crewe Local Policing Unit (LPU), targeting those who are causing significant harm to Cheshire communities.

February 5, 2020