Crime

Gunman threatens staff and robs Subway store in Crewe

Gunman threatens staff and robs Subway store in Crewe

A gunman threatened staff at a Subway store in Crewe before taking cash from the till.

Detectives appealing for witnesses have released this CCTV image in a bid to trace the offender.

October 19, 2018 1 comment Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
Knife-wielding robber targets South Cheshire off licence

Knife-wielding robber targets South Cheshire off licence

A knife-wielding robber threatened staff in a raid on a South Cheshire off licence, police said.

The armed robbery happened at the Bargain Booze outlet on Hungerford Road in Crewe.

October 18, 2018 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
Cheshire Police could axe 250 officers to meet budget cut pressures

Cheshire Police could axe 250 officers to meet budget cut pressures

Cheshire Police chiefs warned today they may be forced to reduce police officer numbers by 250 over the next two years as it faces further budget cuts.

It comes as forces like Cheshire Constabulary are under increasing Government pressure to make more savings.

October 15, 2018 1 comment Crime, Human Interest, News, Politics
Nantwich restaurant owner sentenced in court for £68,000 tax fraud

Nantwich restaurant owner sentenced in court for £68,000 tax fraud

The owner of former Nantwich restaurant Red Melon has been sentenced for a £68,000 tax scam.

Ahmed Talukdar, 48, of Lime Tree Avenue, Crewe, owned the popular Red Melon restaurant in Welsh Row before it closed in 2015.

October 3, 2018 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, News
Prolific shoplifter banned from shops across South Cheshire

Prolific shoplifter banned from shops across South Cheshire

This is the face of a prolific shoplifter who has been banned from entering a range of shops across Cheshire after being handed down a Criminal Behaviour Order to curb his criminality.

Andrew Nield, 37, of no fixed address, had been shoplifting for a number of years and was a blight on the business community, not only in Crewe, but the rest of Cheshire.

October 1, 2018 0 comments Crime, News
Adam and his wife, Clare

Police renew appeal for help in Audlem dad murder inquiry

Detectives probing the murder of Audlem dad Adam Lovatt have renewed their appeal for help – four months after the incident.

Officers are still keen to trace people who witnessed anything on the night of Adam’s death.

September 27, 2018 0 comments Audlem, Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
CCTV footage released following burglary in Shavington

CCTV footage released following burglary in Shavington

Detectives have released CCTV footage of a man they want to speak to in connection with a burglary in Shavington.

A stranger entered a house in Marshfern Place, Shavington, at around 2.10am today (September 25).

September 25, 2018 0 comments Crime, Incident, News, Shavington, Village News
Two arrested as police probe suspected rogue traders in Nantwich

Two arrested as police probe suspected rogue traders in Nantwich

Two men have been arrested after police probed an alleged ‘rogue trader’ incident in Nantwich.

The incident happened at an address in the Barony Park area after a home owner alerted the authorities when he become concerned they were being scammed.

September 20, 2018 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
Masked men attack couple in own home in South Cheshire

Masked men attack couple in own home in South Cheshire

Two masked men armed with a baseball bat and machete attacked a couple in their own home in Crewe, Cheshire Police said.

The incident, being treated as an aggravated burglary, happened when the offenders broke in and demanded money from the couple in Remer Street.

September 12, 2018 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
Man found with £900 drugs in underpants in Willaston is jailed

Man found with £900 drugs in underpants in Willaston is jailed

A man found in a taxi in Willaston near Nantwich with £900 worth of Class A drugs in his underpants, has been jailed.

Lee Marr, 29, from Liverpool, appeared at Chester Crown Court where he was jailed for more than five years after pleading guilty to possession with intent to supply Class A drugs.

Police appeal after thieves ransack Audlem home

Police appeal after thieves ransack Audlem home

Thieves ransacked a house near Audlem, stealing cash and jewellery.

The raid happened Sometime between August 18 and 23 when offenders forced entry into an address on Mill Lane in Corbrook, near Audlem.

August 29, 2018 0 comments Audlem, Crime, Incident, News
Jail for South Cheshire man who stole 12 cars across region

Jail for South Cheshire man who stole 12 cars across region

A man who stole 12 cars across Cheshire and Greater Manchester has been sentenced to two years in prison.

Mariujus Gruzinskas, 29, of Claughton Avenue, Crewe was sentenced today (Tuesday 28 August) after pleading guilty to conspiring to steal motor vehicles at Chester Crown Court on March 17.

August 28, 2018 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, News
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 0 comments Crime, Environment, Human Interest, News