Crime

CCTV images of armed robber who targeted Crewe minimart store

CCTV images of armed robber who targeted Crewe minimart store

Police have issued these CCTV images of an armed robber who targeted a Minimart store in Crewe.

A man wielding a pistol entered the Tollemache Minimart (formerly Bargain Booze) off Parkers Road on Bank Holiday at around 10.15pm

May 5, 2021
Armed robber in Bank Holiday raid on off licence in Crewe

Armed robber in Bank Holiday raid on off licence in Crewe

An armed robber wielding a pistol targeted an off licence in Crewe, stealing cash before escaping.

The terrified shop worker who was forced to open the till of the Bargain Booze store on the corner of Tollemarche Drive and Parkers Road, was unharmed, police say.

May 4, 2021
Police launch appeal to trace man over Nantwich assault

Police launch appeal to trace man over Nantwich assault

Police want the public to help them trace a man wanted in connection with a serious assault in Nantwich.

Liam Neild is from Edleston and has links to Oldham.

May 3, 2021
Drugs and cash seized in police dawn raids across Crewe

Drugs and cash seized in police dawn raids across Crewe

Officers seized a large quantity of illegal drugs and cash following dawn raids in Crewe.

Police executed warrants at four address in the town, two in Rolls Avenue and the others in White Avenue and Alton Street.

April 30, 2021
New Cheshire Chief Constable Mark Roberts steps in to lead force

New Cheshire Chief Constable Mark Roberts steps in to lead force

Cheshire Constabulary’s new Chief Constable Mark Roberts has stepped into the role after the official retirement of Darren Martland.

Mark, previously Deputy Chief Constable at South Yorkshire Police, said he is “proud” to be leading the county’s force.

April 27, 2021
Rubbish left on Brookfield Park

Brookfield Park residents meet Crime Commissioner candidate to air fears

Nantwich residents aired their concerns about anti-social behaviour on Brookfield Park to Police Crime Commissioner candidate David Keane.

Mr Keane visited the park on Saturday where a minority of yobs have destroyed trees, set piles of rubbish on fire, left broken glass and litter across the park, and been seen driving cars and motorbikes recklessly on the grass.

April 26, 2021
Arsonists hunted after large fire sparked in Nantwich park

Arsonists hunted after large fire sparked in Nantwich park

Police and fire chiefs are appealing for witnesses to track down arsonists who piled up rubbish and started a large fire in a Nantwich park.

The incident happened in Brookfield Park off Shrewbridge Road – a site which has suffered some anti-social behaviour in recent weeks.

April 22, 2021
Nantwich animal specialist joins Pet Theft Reform campaign

Nantwich animal specialist joins Pet Theft Reform campaign

A Nantwich animal specialist has teamed up with dog owners and businesses to fight for stronger punishments for those guilty of pet theft.

Rachel Rodgers says the recent publicity around the theft of Nantwich labradors Welly and Denzel and a sharp rise in animals being stolen during the pandemic means laws need to change.

April 19, 2021
Cheshire Police make Crewe arrests in drugs crime crackdown

Cheshire Police make Crewe arrests in drugs crime crackdown

Several arrests have been made in Crewe as part of a cross-border crackdown on drugs gangs by Cheshire and Merseyside Police.

It’s part of the ongoing “County Lines” fight on drug dealing and child criminal exploitation, dubbed “Project Medusa”.

April 16, 2021
Teenager named by judge and jailed for 14 years for Nantwich hammer attack

Teenager named by judge and jailed for 14 years for Nantwich hammer attack

A teenager jailed for a “frenzied and brutal” hammer attack, has been named by a judge.

17-year-old Jack Halliwell has been jailed for 14 years after being found guilty by a jury of attempted murder of a 40-year-old man from Nantwich.

April 13, 2021
Residents’ anger over vandalism, drugs and litter on Nantwich park

Residents’ anger over vandalism, drugs and litter on Nantwich park

Angry residents are calling on police and councillors to crackdown on anti-social behaviour at a Nantwich park.

Families living near Brookfield Park, off Shrewbridge Road, say they regularly have to clean up mess including alcohol cans and bottles, drug bags, nitrous oxide canisters.

April 12, 2021
More than 100 bikers stopped in Cheshire Police operation

More than 100 bikers stopped in Cheshire Police operation

More than 100 motorbike riders were stopped by police in Cheshire during an Easter Bank Holiday operation targeting dangerous and speeding riding.

Operation Caesar saw officers target key hotspot areas on the lookout for any motorcyclist travelling at excess speed, riding dangerously and putting their own lives other road users’ lives at risk.

April 8, 2021
Three charged with theft of Nantwich dogs bailed until June 8

Three charged with theft of Nantwich dogs bailed until June 8

Three people arrested and charged in connection with the theft of two Labrador dogs in Nantwich have appeared at Warrington Magistrates’ Court.

All three – Malachy Doherty, 37, Mary Docherty, 28, and a 14-year-old boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, who were arrested in Stoke-on-Trent on Tuesday, were all released on conditional bail.

April 1, 2021