Crime

Audlem man convicted of manslaughter following jealous killing

Audlem man convicted of manslaughter following jealous killing

A man from Audlem has been found guilty of killing a man he believed was chatting up his partner.

Daniel Griffiths (pictured) repeatedly beat Andrew Guy with a baseball bat shortly after he had sent his partner the text message ‘on way babe, 10 mins’.

May 5, 2022
Police arrest dozens of suspected online paedophiles across Cheshire

Police arrest dozens of suspected online paedophiles across Cheshire

Cheshire Police have arrested dozens of suspected paedophiles in a month-long campaign targeting those who view indecent and abusive images of children online

May 5, 2022
Cheshire Police first in North West to use GPS tags on serial offenders

Cheshire Police first in North West to use GPS tags on serial offenders

Cheshire Police is the first force in North West to start using GPS technology to help prevent re-offending.

It has started using Electronic Monitoring Services (EMS) tags for serial offenders who are released from prison.

May 4, 2022
Police hunt attacker after serious assault during Nantwich Jazz Festival

Police hunt attacker after serious assault during Nantwich Jazz Festival

Detectives are hunting an attacker who seriously assaulted another man in Nantwich town centre during the Jazz Festival.

They are calling for witnesses and video footage after the 22-year-old victim, from Crewe, was left with a fractured jaw.

April 26, 2022
Appeal for witnesses after vandals smash Nantwich shop front

Appeal for witnesses after vandals smash Nantwich shop front

Shop owners in Nantwich are appealing for witnesses after their frontage was smashed in by vandals.

The damage was done to the Gas Flame Centre store on Pillory Street, in Nantwich.

April 9, 2022
Crewe man jailed for vicious assault in victim’s own home

Crewe man jailed for vicious assault in victim’s own home

A man who seriously assaulted a vulnerable man in his own home in Crewe has been jailed.

John Healey, 43, of no fixed address but of Crewe, had been staying at the victim’s address when on October 5 last year between 2pm and 3pm, he came down stairs and punched the victim, who suffers with severe COPD, four times to the face before he blacked out.

April 9, 2022
Former World Darts champion Hankey charged with sexual assault

Former World Darts champion Hankey charged with sexual assault

Former World Darts champion Ted Hankey has been charged by Cheshire Police with the sexual assault of a woman.

The charge relates to an incident that occurred in Cheshire in September 2021.

March 31, 2022
Man jailed for stealing GPS navigation systems at Cheshire farm

Man jailed for stealing GPS navigation systems at Cheshire farm

A man who stole high-valued GPS navigation systems from tractors at a South Cheshire farm, has been jailed for more than two years.

Mantas Dvareckas, 25, was sentenced to two and a half years imprisonment at Chester Crown Court on Friday (March 18). He had plead guilty.

March 21, 2022
Cheshire Police launch new live location tracker to safeguard women

Cheshire Police launch new live location tracker to safeguard women

By Belinda Ryan
Cheshire Police are using new live streaming and location tracking software during emergency calls to help safeguard women in danger.

If a woman, or anyone in need of emergency help, dials 999 a call handler can use the GoodSAM software to text a message to the caller.

March 21, 2022
Appeal following aggravated burglary in Nantwich

Appeal following aggravated burglary in Nantwich

Detectives are appealing for witnesses and video footage following an aggravated burglary in Nantwich.

Two men knocked at the door of an address on Newbold Way at around 10pm on Friday March 11.

March 13, 2022
Nantwich Police probe suspicious man around parked cars

Nantwich Police probe suspicious man around parked cars

Nantwich Police say they are investigating several reports of a man acting suspiciously near to parked cars.

The incidents happened in the Birchin Lane area of the town.

March 7, 2022
Join consultation on police helpdesks closure plan, urges councillor

Join consultation on police helpdesks closure plan, urges councillor

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
A Cheshire East councillor is urging residents to take part in a consultation about plans to close police helpdesks in 11 towns, including Nantwich.

Cheshire Police wants to close helpdesks at stations in Nantwich as well as Knutsford, Winsford, Chester Town Hall, Ellesmere Port, Stockton Heath, Penketh, Runcorn, Congleton and Wilmslow.

March 3, 2022
Man charged over fatal smash at Blakelow near Nantwich

Man charged over fatal smash at Blakelow near Nantwich

A man has been charged by police investigating a fatal collision on Haymoor Green Lane at Blakelow, near Nantwich.

Mark Taylor, 38, of Railway Street, Crewe was arrested and subsequently charged with assault, causing death by dangerous driving, causing serious injury by dangerous driving, causing death while driving without a licence and causing death by driving without insurance.

March 1, 2022