Crime

Nantwich drivers warned over Cheshire Police speed crackdown

Nantwich drivers warned over Cheshire Police speed crackdown

Nantwich drivers are being warned that police are cracking down on speeding as part of a Europe-wide campaign. The initiative is organised by the European Traffic Police Network, TISPOL, and runs from April 15-21.

April 17, 2013
Yobs set Nantwich primary school wheelie bin compound on fire

Yobs set Nantwich primary school wheelie bin compound on fire

Vandals piled up a group of wheelie bins and set fire to them near a Nantwich primary school. Fire crews were called out to tackle the blaze in a bin compound at Wyche County Primary School, on Manor Road.

April 14, 2013
Police arrest 18 during Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival

Police arrest 18 during Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival

Nantwich police made 18 arrests as drunken youths marred the success of the town’s Jazz, Blues and Music Festival. Officers also issued 13 section 27 orders against yobs, banning them from entering the town for specified periods.

April 3, 2013
Nantwich Police “ready” for Jazz & Blues festival weekend

Nantwich Police “ready” for Jazz & Blues festival weekend

Nantwich Police chiefs have sent a stark warning to trouble-makers thinking of targeting the town’s Jazz, Blues and Music Festival. More officers have been drafted in as police plan to cater for the five-day festival between March 28 and April 1.

March 26, 2013
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