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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
18% rise in violent crime in Cheshire, latest figures show

18% rise in violent crime in Cheshire, latest figures show

Violent crime in Cheshire has risen by 18%, according to latest figures.

The Office of National Statistics says recorded crimes in Cheshire has increased in the past 12 months by 0.1%, the equivalent of 72 crimes.

October 25, 2016
Recorded crime in Cheshire falls, according to latest statistics

Recorded crime in Cheshire falls, according to latest statistics

Official crime statistics for Cheshire show a fall in overall recorded crime.

The figures for the year to March 31 from the Office of National Statistics, show an overall reduction in recorded crime of 2.2 per cent in Cheshire.

July 22, 2016
David Keane

New Cheshire Police Crime Commissioner unveiled

Labour candidate David Keane has been elected as the new Police & Crime Commissioner for Cheshire.

Mr Keane will begin his role on May 12, taking over from previous commissioner John Dwyer.

May 7, 2016
Simon Byrne

Cheshire Police rural crime conference to held in Tarporley

Cheshire Police are to stage a Rural and Wildlife Crime Conference in Tarporley to highlight the impact it has in the area.

The event will take place on Monday February 29 at Willington Hall.

January 28, 2016
Crime in Cheshire on the decline, ONS figures show

Crime in Cheshire on the decline, ONS figures show

Cheshire Police recorded the fourth largest drop in recorded crime across England and Wales, latest figures suggest.

Crime statistics released by the Office of National Statistics show for 12 months ending June 2015 there was an overall drop in crime of 4% – 2,245 fewer crimes.

October 15, 2015
Crime-busting Scoot scheme in Crewe and Nantwich wins award

Crime-busting Scoot scheme in Crewe and Nantwich wins award

A community scheme to tackle town centre crime in Crewe and Nantwich has scooped a top award.

‘Stamp crime out of town’ (Scoot), a business crime partnership operating across Crewe and Nantwich for 13 years, has been given a Safer Business Award ‘with distinction’.

May 7, 2015
Crime in Cheshire falls by almost 4%, latest ONS figures show

Crime in Cheshire falls by almost 4%, latest ONS figures show

Cheshire has recorded sixth largest fall in crime across England and Wales, latest figures show.

Statistics from Office of National Statistics (ONS) show crime is down by 3.9% in Cheshire – more than 2,000 fewer crime victims.

April 23, 2015
Nantwich MP Edward Timpson hails latest crime figures for Cheshire

Nantwich MP Edward Timpson hails latest crime figures for Cheshire

Crewe and Nantwich MP Edward Timpson has welcomed new figures which show crime has fallen in Cheshire over the last 12 months. Latest statistics from the Office for National Statistics show that since 2010, recorded crime in Cheshire has fallen by 16%.

April 29, 2014
Assaults down, burglary up in latest East Cheshire crime stats

Assaults down, burglary up in latest East Cheshire crime stats

Assaults across Nantwich and Crewe have fallen by almost 12%, according to the latest statistics just released. But burglary in the Eastern Cheshire area is on the rise, going up 5%, the figures show.

January 23, 2014
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
More Nantwich pubs and clubs join “Arc Angel” police scheme

More Nantwich pubs and clubs join “Arc Angel” police scheme

Eleven licensed premises in Nantwich have now signed up to Cheshire Police’s Arc Angel scheme. The initiative aims to tackle alcohol-related crime in the town, and police are keen for Nantwich to be  promoted as a “protected town”.

December 5, 2012
More than 230 Cheshire Police officers to work on Olympics

More than 230 Cheshire Police officers to work on Olympics

More than 230 Cheshire Police officers will be working at the Olympic and Paralympic Games this summer. But bosses claim despite the number, it won’t impact on crime-fighting in Cheshire.

May 23, 2012