Crime

Cheshire PCC John Dwyer to visit Nantwich police team

Cheshire PCC John Dwyer to visit Nantwich police team

Cheshire’s new Police and Crime Commissioner is to drop in to Nantwich police station on Beam Street tomorrow (March 27). John Dwyer, a former Crewe & Nantwich Borough councillor, is visiting every station across the county to introduce himself.

March 26, 2013
Cheshire Police Twitter insight reveals Nantwich prowlers case

Cheshire Police Twitter insight reveals Nantwich prowlers case

Cheshire Police gave readers an insight into their work by tweeting about every incident they dealt with. Tweets revealed prowlers in Nantwich, drink drive arrests, road accidents, drunken brawls, and stupid 999 calls.

March 23, 2013
Man charged in South Cheshire off licence robbery probe

Man charged in South Cheshire off licence robbery probe

A man has been charged in connection with an alleged robbery at a South Cheshire off licence. The 28-year-old man has been charged following an investigation into the incident at Bargain Busters on Edleston Road, Crewe.

March 8, 2013
Vandals set fire to bin in Swine Market, Nantwich

Vandals set fire to bin in Swine Market, Nantwich

Fire crews believe vandals set a bin ablaze in a busy area of Nantwich town centre. The blaze happened on Swine Market, with one crew from nearby Beam Street station tackling the incident.

March 7, 2013
Police hunt knifeman who threatened South Cheshire shop staff

Police hunt knifeman who threatened South Cheshire shop staff

A knifeman threatened shop staff during a robbery at a South Cheshire store. Police are hunting the offender who brandished the weapon in Owens General Store on Wistaston Road, Crewe, and demanded money.

March 5, 2013
Nantwich pensioner burgled by bogus water board crooks

Nantwich pensioner burgled by bogus water board crooks

A Nantwich pensioner was targeted by two bogus waterboard officials at her home. The incident has led to police warnings to residents to be aware when answering to unexpected callers.

February 26, 2013
Nantwich residents warned as cashpoint criminals target Cheshire

Nantwich residents warned as cashpoint criminals target Cheshire

Cheshire Police have launched a new operation to target cashpoint criminals. It follows a series of incidents at cash machines across Crewe and Nantwich, as well as Northwich, Chester, Winsford and Sandbach.

February 23, 2013
Nantwich Police to hold surgery and bike marking days

Nantwich Police to hold surgery and bike marking days

Nantwich Police are holding two events in the next few days in the town square. A Police Surgery will be held on the square this Thursday February 14 between 10am and 2pm.

February 12, 2013
South Cheshire drug criminals targeted by police at train station

South Cheshire drug criminals targeted by police at train station

Drug criminals travelling into Crewe and Nantwich to peddle their wares were targeted in a new police crackdown. An operation carried out at Crewe railway station aimed to reduce the amount of drugs being brought into the region.

February 7, 2013
Nantwich residents face 2% rise in police council tax bill

Nantwich residents face 2% rise in police council tax bill

Nantwich homeowners face a near 2% hike in the police element of council tax to help fund 21 new officers. Cheshire’s new Police & Crime Commissioner John Dwyer (Pictured) is set to turn down the Government’s council tax freeze grant of 1%.

February 5, 2013
Violent crime and burglary rates fall in Cheshire, says survey

Violent crime and burglary rates fall in Cheshire, says survey

Crime in Cheshire has fallen by 5% in the past year, according to latest figures. And the chances of becoming a victim of crime are at their lowest since 1990, say the British Crime Survey statistics.

January 24, 2013
Car thieves target nine unlocked vehicles in Wistaston

Car thieves target nine unlocked vehicles in Wistaston

Car crooks have targeted nine unlocked vehicles in Wistaston in the past few weeks, police said. And motorists are being warned to lock their vehicles as thefts from unlocked cars continue to rise.

January 16, 2013
Man charged with murder after Wistaston Road stab incident in Crewe

Man charged with murder after Wistaston Road stab incident in Crewe

A man has been charged with murder following the death of a man found with a stab wound in Wistaston Road, Crewe. Paul Ward, 26, of Alton Street, Crewe, will appear before South Cheshire Magistrates tomorrow (January 7).

January 6, 2013