Crime

Detectives launch appeal after man, 44, stabbed in Crewe

Detectives launch appeal after man, 44, stabbed in Crewe

A 44-year-old man is in a critical condition after being stabbed at a house in Crewe, police say.

Detectives are appealing for information following the incident at a property on Walthall Street.

July 26, 2021
CCTV team working well with Nantwich, says Cheshire East

CCTV team working well with Nantwich, says Cheshire East

CCTV bosses have hit back at claims they have not provided enough information on the system’s effectiveness in Nantwich.

Town councillors questioned at a meeting last week whether they should be paying almost £25,000 a year for the monitoring of its 14 cameras.

July 12, 2021
Town councillors question funding of CCTV in Nantwich

Town councillors question funding of CCTV in Nantwich

Town councillors have questioned whether they should be paying for CCTV in Nantwich after receiving little information on outcomes and results.

The council spends more than £25,000 each year on ensuring its network of 14 CCTV cameras are monitored 24/7 from a control centre in Macclesfield.

July 9, 2021
Eight arrested in Crewe in police operation on organised crime

Eight arrested in Crewe in police operation on organised crime

Eight people have been arrested in Crewe as part of a cross border operation targeting people involved in organised crime.

Cheshire officers teamed up with Merseyside Police and British Transport Police (BTP) as part of an ongoing “county lines drug dealing” crackdown.

July 6, 2021
More than 1,700 animal cruelty cases in Cheshire in five years

More than 1,700 animal cruelty cases in Cheshire in five years

There have been 1,715 incidents of “intentional harm to animals” in Cheshire over past five years, latest RSPCA figures show.

The stats were released as the charity launches its new “Cancel Out Cruelty” campaign.

July 5, 2021
Police hunt burglars after jewellery shop raid in Nantwich

Police hunt burglars after jewellery shop raid in Nantwich

Police are hunting burglars who broke into a jewellery store in Nantwich and stole items.

The raid happened at Hollins and Hollinshead on Beam Street in Nantwich sometime between 5pm on Saturday (June 26) and 9am Monday (June 28).

June 30, 2021
Cheshire victims service commended for work during pandemic

Cheshire victims service commended for work during pandemic

A support service for crime victims during the Coronavirus pandemic has been commended by Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner John Dwyer.

Cheshire CARES (Cope and Recovery Enhanced Service) is the county’s victims support service which offers support to all victims of crime in Cheshire.

June 29, 2021
Man, 21, attacked and robbed at knifepoint in Nantwich

Man, 21, attacked and robbed at knifepoint in Nantwich

A man was held at knifepoint and attacked in Nantwich in an attempted robbery, police say.

The attack happened as the 21-year-old victim was walking along Middlewich Road towards Alvaston Hall Hotel.

June 25, 2021
Barony Sports complex in Nantwich

Police seek victim after arrest over Barony Park assault

Police have arrested a teenager amid reports that a woman was assaulted on Barony Park.

Now officers have appealed for help to trace the victim, believed to be in her 30s, who had fled the scene.

June 25, 2021
Nantwich man accused of inciting sexual activity with child

Nantwich man accused of inciting sexual activity with child

A Nantwich man has been arrested on suspicion of inciting sexual activity with a girl.

Cheshire Police confirm they arrested a 26-year-old man at a house on St Mary’s Road, in Nantwich.

June 21, 2021
180 drivers in Cheshire nabbed for wearing no seatbelt, say police

180 drivers in Cheshire nabbed for wearing no seatbelt, say police

Cheshire Police caught out 180 drivers not wearing seatbelt during a three-week operation on the county’s roads.

Officers issued 180 Traffic Offence Reports (TORs) for the transgression during the operation from May 24 to June 13.

June 18, 2021
Diabetic man jailed for causing A500 horror smash near Crewe

Diabetic man jailed for causing A500 horror smash near Crewe

A man who caused a serious collision on the A500 near Crewe and left a woman with “life-changing injuries” has been jailed.

Dawid Dybich was diabetic and had suffered a hypoglycaemic attack as he drove his van which caused the crash.

June 16, 2021
Shocking rise in stalking incidents in Cheshire, latest figures show

Shocking rise in stalking incidents in Cheshire, latest figures show

Stalking incidents in Cheshire have more than doubled in a year to more than 1,650, latest statistics reveal.

But new Stalking Protection Orders (SPOs) brought in 18 months ago have only been used 18 times by Cheshire Police, BBC Data Unit figures show.

June 15, 2021