Crime

Offenders in Cheshire clock up more than 72,000 community service hours

Offenders in Cheshire clock up more than 72,000 community service hours

Offenders in Cheshire have put in more than 72,000 hours of work as part of the community payback scheme in the last six months, figures have shown.

People sentenced to unpaid work in Cheshire have clocked up 72,333 hours Community Payback across the county, completing a range of projects to improve communities.

August 17, 2018 0 comments Crime, Environment, Human Interest, News
Nantwich man charged with possession of offensive weapon

Nantwich man charged with possession of offensive weapon

A Nantwich man has been charged with possession of an offensive weapon after an incident in the town centre.

Carl Hughes, 39, of Tyldesley Way, Nantwich, will face the charge when he is due to appear at Crewe Magistrates on August 30, say Cheshire Police.

August 10, 2018 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
Man arrested after street brawl in Nantwich town centre

Man arrested after street brawl in Nantwich town centre

A man has been arrested after a broad daylight street brawl in Nantwich town centre, police confirm.

The incident happened on Waterlode, close to the swimming baths and Harrisons bar at the junction with Welsh Row and High Street.

August 9, 2018 1 comment Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
Four people in court in Crewe over M6 £20 million drugs haul

Four people in court in Crewe over M6 £20 million drugs haul

Four people have appeared at Crewe Magistrates charged in connection with a £20 million drugs haul found in vehicle on the M6 in Cheshire.

Three men and one woman, all from Warrington area, have been remanded in custody to appear at Chester Crown Court on August 31.

August 5, 2018 0 comments Crime, Incident, News
£20 million of class A drugs seized in Cheshire

£20 million of class A drugs seized in Cheshire

A massive haul of Class A drugs worth around £20 million has been seized in Cheshire, police have revealed.

Officers stopped two vehicles between Junction 19 and 20 on the M6 northbound in Cheshire.

August 3, 2018 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
One charged and three arrested in drugs operation in Willaston, Nantwich

One charged and three arrested in drugs operation in Willaston, Nantwich

A man has been charged with drugs offences following a proactive drugs operation in Willaston, Nantwich, say Cheshire Police.

Lee Marr, 29, from Liverpool, was arrested at 2pm yesterday (July 31) after officers from Crewe Local Policing Unit stopped a taxi on Wistaston Road.

Burglars target Cheshire Wildlife Trust headquarters at Bickley Hall

Burglars target Cheshire Wildlife Trust headquarters at Bickley Hall

Burglars stole vital equipment and furniture in a raid on Cheshire Wildlife Trust’s headquarters at Bickley Hall Farm.

Staff and volunteers were shocked to discover the raid thought to have happened overnight Friday-Saturday July 27-28.

July 30, 2018 0 comments Crime, Environment, Incident, News
Five teenagers quizzed over Nantwich town centre vandalism

Five teenagers quizzed over Nantwich town centre vandalism

Police have confirmed five teenagers have been traced and questioned over vandalism to Nantwich town centre flowers and planters.

One boy and four girls – aged between 14 and 16 – were traced after officers reviewed CCTV images of the damage caused in the town square and Pepper Street.

July 30, 2018 8 comments Crime, Environment, Incident, News
Police investigate vandalism after yobs destroy Nantwich planters and flowers

Police investigate vandalism after yobs destroy Nantwich planters and flowers

Angry residents and councillors have hit out at yobs who vandalised and destroyed Nantwich town centre flower beds and planters on consecutive nights.

These images and video show how vandals wrecked the tireless work done by Nantwich in Bloom volunteers to add colour to the town prior to the arrival of Britain in Bloom judges earlier this month.

July 30, 2018 4 comments Crime, Environment, Incident, News
Deborah Leat

Speeding Nantwich driver who left woman brain damaged banned for just 9 months

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The family of a woman left brain-damaged by a speeding Nantwich driver, has hit out after he was banned for just nine months by magistrates.

David Lewis, 21, of Mottram Drive, Stapeley, was driving his Subaru Impreza down London Road when he crashed into Deborah Leat’s Nissan Pixo as she was turning out of Wright Court.

July 25, 2018 7 comments Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
Burglars ‘smoked out’ in failed raid on Nantwich Sainsbury’s petrol station

Burglars ‘smoked out’ in failed raid on Nantwich Sainsbury’s petrol station

Bungling burglars were ‘smoked out’ and fled empty-handed after breaking in to a petrol station in Nantwich.

The two offenders forced their way in to the Sainsbury’s petrol station on Middlewich Road just before 2am yesterday (July 22).

July 23, 2018 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
Crime rises in Cheshire by more than 32%, latest ONS figures show

Crime rises in Cheshire by more than 32%, latest ONS figures show

Crime in Cheshire has risen by more than 32% – a staggering 21,593 offences – according to Office of National Statistics figures

The latest figures released today compares crime recorded between April 2016 and March 2017 with April 2017 and March 2018.

July 19, 2018 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, News
South Cheshire paedophile groomed girl while waiting sentence for child sex offences

South Cheshire paedophile groomed girl while waiting sentence for child sex offences

A 57-year-old South Cheshire paedophile who drove to Bradford to meet a 14-year-old girl for sex as he awaited sentencing for other child sex offences, has been jailed.

Ian Robinson, formally of Stanier Close, Crewe, was sentenced to five years and four months in prison yesterday (July 18).

July 19, 2018 1 comment Crime, Human Interest, News