Crime

Appeal after driver flees following collision in Nantwich

Appeal after driver flees following collision in Nantwich

Police want witnesses to come forward after a driver fled the scene following a collision in Nantwich.

June 21, 2019
Criminal Resolution Orders used in Cheshire for serious offences

Criminal Resolution Orders used in Cheshire for serious offences

Cheshire Police are resolving around 3% of reported crimes with Criminal Resolution orders, according to latest figures.

And CRs, which do not appear on a criminal record or standard DBS check, have been used for serious crimes such as possession of a firearm, rape of a girl under 13, other sex offences and aggravated burglary.

June 20, 2019
Boys aged 14 arrested after stabbing on Nantwich Road

Boys aged 14 arrested after stabbing on Nantwich Road

Three teenagers have been arrested by detectives investigating a stabbing on Nantwich Road in Crewe.

The 29-year-old victim was walking along the road towards Salisbury Avenue when he was approached by three males at around 3am yesterday (June 16).

June 17, 2019
People in court after “County Lines” drug operation in South Cheshire

People in court after “County Lines” drug operation in South Cheshire

A number of people arrested in a police operation to target “County lines” drug dealing in South Cheshire, have been charged and appeared in court.

Seven people were initially arrested as part of a two-day operation targeting Crewe.

June 16, 2019
Christopher More

Man wanted for murder of Nantwich victim arrested in Malta

A man wanted in connection with the brutal murder of a Nantwich dad-of-two at a remote farmhouse has been arrested in Malta.

Christopher Guest More Jr, 41, who was one of the UK’s most wanted men, was apprehended on a European Arrest Warrant in the Swieqi area on Thursday night as a result of a joint operation with the Maltese authorities.

June 8, 2019
Hunt for knife attackers who stabbed man on Nantwich Road

Hunt for knife attackers who stabbed man on Nantwich Road

Detectives are hunting a couple after a man was stabbed in the back as he walked down Nantwich Road in Crewe.

The 40-year-old victim had got into an argument with a man and woman in the street when he was then attacked and stabbed by the man, police said.

June 6, 2019
Three men charged in connection with Nantwich burglaries

Three men charged in connection with Nantwich burglaries

Three men have been charged in connection with a series of burglaries at shops in Nantwich.

Aaron Hobin, 25; David Benn, 27 and Benjamin Benn, 31, were all arrested on Thursday May 30.

June 3, 2019
Cheshire Police drop probe into fox death in Wrenbury

Cheshire Police drop probe into fox death in Wrenbury

Cheshire Police have dropped an investigation into the death of a fox in Wrenbury during the hunt season.

Police say there is “insufficient evidence” that the incident in December 2018 was as a result of “deliberate and intentional hunting”.

June 3, 2019
Family appeal after motorhome stolen from Nantwich car park

Family appeal after motorhome stolen from Nantwich car park

A Nantwich family is appealing for help to trace their beloved motorhome which was stolen in Nantwich.

This vehicle was taken from the car park off Pratchitt’s Row next to Morrisons in Nantwich yesterday (June 2) between 9.50am and 2.30pm.

June 3, 2019
Stapeley victim among those targeted by fraudsters, warn Cheshire Police

Stapeley victim among those targeted by fraudsters, warn Cheshire Police

A Stapeley resident was among six victims in Cheshire targeted by telephone fraudsters in one weekend, officers have revealed.

Detectives are warning people to be vigilant after several fraud offences were reported over the Bank Holiday Weekend.

May 29, 2019
34 arrested in Cheshire in National Crime Agency ‘County Lines’ operation

34 arrested in Cheshire in National Crime Agency ‘County Lines’ operation

Thirty-four people were arrested and weapons, cash and illegal drugs seized during a county lines week of action in Cheshire.

The crackdown was part of a National Crime Agency initiative to disrupt and protect communities from serious and organised crime in Cheshire.

May 21, 2019
Butcher jailed for 12 years for stabbing three people in Crewe

Butcher jailed for 12 years for stabbing three people in Crewe

A butcher who stabbed three people after a night out in Crewe has been jailed for 12 years.

Marian Minu, 34, of Nantwich Road, Crewe, was jailed at Chester Crown Court after pleading guilty to one count of causing grievous bodily harm with intent, two counts of causing grevious bodily harm and one count of possession of an offensive weapon in a public place.

May 17, 2019
Fox hunt probe in Church Minshull dropped by Cheshire Police

Fox hunt probe in Church Minshull dropped by Cheshire Police

Cheshire Police have dropped an investigation into the death of a fox during a hunt in Church Minshull near Nantwich.

The force said today that the probe, launched in November 2018, resulted in insufficient evidence to prosecute.

May 17, 2019