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Police net knives and drugs in month-long operation across Crewe

Police net knives and drugs in month-long operation across Crewe

Police have recovered a haul of knives and drugs in a month-long crackdown tackle knife crime in Crewe.

Officers from the “Problem Solving Team” carried out weapons sweeps and drugs warrants and targeted addresses in the town.

October 8, 2020
Police probe night-time crime spree in Willaston village

Police probe night-time crime spree in Willaston village

Police are investigating a crime spree in Willaston which saw cars vandalised, vehicles pelted with bricks and property damaged.

The incidents, believed to have been caused by youths, happened between 11pm (July 9) and 4am yesterday (July 10).

July 11, 2020
Four arrests as police break “county line” drugs op in Shavington

Four arrests as police break “county line” drugs op in Shavington

Four people have been arrested in raids across Shavington, Crewe and Alsager in a week-long police crackdown on drugs and organised crime.

Drugs warrants were carried out by officers from the Crewe Local Policing Unit (LPU), targeting those who are causing significant harm to Cheshire communities.

February 5, 2020
Cheshire’s new rural crime unit probes 170 crimes in three months

Cheshire’s new rural crime unit probes 170 crimes in three months

Immigration, theft of historic artefacts, animal rights issues and offensive weapons – just some of the cases dealt with by Cheshire Police’s newly rural crime team during its first three months.

January 28, 2020
£400,000 for Cheshire Police to tackle violence among young

£400,000 for Cheshire Police to tackle violence among young

Cheshire has been given more than £400,000 to spend on a major project to tackle causes of violent crime among children and young people.

The project will involve a new outreach team to work with young people involved in drug dealing across Cheshire.

July 1, 2019
Cheshire Police joins operation to tackle knife crime in the county

Cheshire Police joins operation to tackle knife crime in the county

Cheshire Police are working with partners as part of the national Operation Sceptre campaign to tackle knife crime.

It is a week of action that runs from March 11 to 17 and aims to reduce the impact of knife crime in communities.

March 11, 2019
Man arrested as police probe Aston car crime spree

Man arrested as police probe Aston car crime spree

A man has been arrested in connection with a car crime spree in Aston near Nantwich.

Police say a number of residents in Aston reported vehicles had been entered overnight and items stolen.

August 24, 2018
Cheshire Chief Constable Darren Martland

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
Cheshire Chief Constable Darren Martland

Crime in Cheshire rises by 36% in 12 months, latest figures show

Recorded crime in Cheshire has spiralled by more than 36% in just 12 months, official figures show today.

The Office of National Statistics shows the county saw a 36.4% increase in overall recorded crime between December 2016 and December 2017.

April 26, 2018
Cheshire Police ruled “inadequate” in HMIC crime recording report

Cheshire Police ruled “inadequate” in HMIC crime recording report

Cheshire Police has been ruled “inadequate” by a Her Majesty’s Inspector of Constabulary (HMIC) report into its crime recording processes.

HMIC inspectors, who are reviewing all forces around the UK, estimated that up to 11,600 crimes were not being recorded properly by Cheshire.

June 15, 2017
Cocaine gang from Wistaston and Crewe jailed for 65 years

Cocaine gang from Wistaston and Crewe jailed for 65 years

An organised crime gang from Crewe and Wistaston involved in the supply of cocaine has been jailed for almost 65 years.

The 13 men were members of a gang who had been flooding the streets of Crewe with the drug.

March 29, 2017
Police probe two burglaries on Audlem Road, Nantwich

Police probe two burglaries on Audlem Road, Nantwich

Police are probing two house burglaries which happened on Audlem Road in Nantwich.

Officers received two separate reports of break-ins in the early hours of the morning yesterday (November 8).

November 9, 2016
Crime gang that flooded South Cheshire with drugs, jailed for 19 years

Crime gang that flooded South Cheshire with drugs, jailed for 19 years

An organised crime gang responsible for the large scale supply of Class A drugs in South Cheshire, has been jailed for 19 years.

David Probin, 28, Christopher Flowers, 28, James Entwistle, 26, Shannon O’Neill, 20, Joseph Cottle, 21, and Bernard Dutton, 55, were jailed after being charged with conspiracy to Supply Class A Drugs.

October 25, 2016