Crime

Dramatic pictures of armed police swoop on Welsh Row, Nantwich

Dramatic pictures of armed police swoop on Welsh Row, Nantwich

These are the dramatic moments armed police swooped on Welsh Row in Nantwich, caught on camera by a sharp-eyed Nantwichnews contributor. The busy street was sealed off as armed officers reacted to an incident which started in Crewe town centre.

August 28, 2012
Nantwich man, 23, arrested over “ear bite” pub incident

Nantwich man, 23, arrested over “ear bite” pub incident

A Nantwich man has been arrested in connection with an incident in which part of a man’s ear was bitten off. Detectives are appealing for witnesses to an altercation which happened outside a pub in Crewe.

August 13, 2012
Nantwich Police’s Operation Elderflower targets drivers

Nantwich Police’s Operation Elderflower targets drivers

Nantwich Police officers are spearheading an operation to help save the lives of motorists during the summer. PC Iain Condliffe, based at Nantwich Police Station, has put together Operation Elderflower to reduce collisions and educate drivers.

August 7, 2012
Police warn Nantwich residents over thieving gangs

Police warn Nantwich residents over thieving gangs

Police are warning Nantwich people to be vigilant following a spate of distraction thefts at businesses in east Cheshire. Thieves have been targeting pubs, bars and more recently offices in the borough.

July 31, 2012
Cheshire police officer from Nantwich lands key Olympic role

Cheshire police officer from Nantwich lands key Olympic role

A Cheshire police officer has been seconded to a key role policing London’s Underground and rail networks during the Olympic Games. PC Anthony Hayhurst, 35, from Nantwich, will be working with the British Transport Police in the capital.

July 25, 2012
Cheshire Police scam warning after two churches targeted

Cheshire Police scam warning after two churches targeted

Cheshire Police are warning people to be wary of unusual emails after two churches in the area had messages hacked by scammers. The churches were targeted by the scam aimed at getting unsuspecting recipients to part with their money to help their parish priest stuck in a foreign country.

July 21, 2012
Thieves steal toys and games from autistic Nantwich children

Thieves steal toys and games from autistic Nantwich children

Crooks devastated parents after breaking into a South Cheshire support group and stealing toys, games and crafts from children. The break-in happened at the Rainbow Puzzles Crewe Autism/ADHD Group at St Barnabas Church Hall, Crewe.

July 21, 2012
Nantwich Police warning as gangs target supermarket shoppers

Nantwich Police warning as gangs target supermarket shoppers

Nantwich Police urged shoppers to be on their guard against East European crooks targeting people at supermarkets. The gang has carried out two “distraction” thefts in the town in the last two weeks, and seven in total across Cheshire East.

July 13, 2012
Police blast thieves who stole from South Cheshire War Memorial

Police blast thieves who stole from South Cheshire War Memorial

Thieves stole from a South Cheshire War Memorial just yards from a police station and magistrates court. Shocked officers and councillors have blasted the “mindless” thugs who targeted the memorial on Municipal Square, Crewe.

June 23, 2012
Nantwich Police to run surgery and bike marking in town square

Nantwich Police to run surgery and bike marking in town square

Nantwich Police are offering free security bike marking at an event this Saturday (June 23). Officers from Beam Street police station will be in Nantwich town square running a surgery between 10am and 1pm.

June 21, 2012
Cheshire Police warning for Euro football fans in Nantwich

Cheshire Police warning for Euro football fans in Nantwich

Football fans planning to watch England in Nantwich pubs and clubs have been warned by Cheshire Police over their drinking antics. Officers have vowed to crackdown on any disorder in or around pubs and other venues as Euro 2012 prepares to kick off this Friday June 8.

June 5, 2012
Notorious South Cheshire murder to feature on BBC Crimewatch

Notorious South Cheshire murder to feature on BBC Crimewatch

BBC Crimewatch will feature an appeal to help solve a notorious South Cheshire murder 17 years ago. Detectives are using the show to renew their appeal for witnesses to a horrific killing of Tracey Mertens.

May 31, 2012
Nantwich Police at supermarkets to target chip and pin thefts

Nantwich Police at supermarkets to target chip and pin thefts

Nantwich Police are at Morrisons and Sainsbury’s stores in the town today (May 29) to highlight chip and pin distraction thefts. Officers will present between 10am and 2pm giving tips on how to prevent falling victim to the crime.

May 29, 2012