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Cheshire has second lowest knife crime rates in England and Wales

Cheshire has second lowest knife crime rates in England and Wales

Cheshire has the second lowest rate of knife crime in England and Wales, according to latest statistics.

The number of knife-related offences committed in the county decreased by 27.6% from the year ending in December 2019 to the year ending in December 2020.

May 26, 2021
South Cheshire man jailed for historic sex offences against young girl

South Cheshire man jailed for historic sex offences against young girl

A 60-year-old man from South Cheshire who sexually assaulted a young girl over a period of two years has been jailed.

Arthur Cooke, previously of Sandown Road in Crewe, committed the offences between 1999 and 2001.

February 8, 2021
Police target lorry drivers in Cheshire road safety operation

Police target lorry drivers in Cheshire road safety operation

More than 70 offences were recorded during a police operation targeting lorry drivers on Cheshire’s busy roads.

Dozens of “Traffic Offence Reports” were issued to drivers using motorways and main A roads across the county.

October 28, 2020
Nantwich man in court on drug and firearm charges

Nantwich man in court on drug and firearm charges

A Nantwich man has been charged in connection with drug and firearm offences, police said today.

Alexander Hewson, 28, of Weaver Road, has been charged with conspiracy to supply class A and B drugs.

September 30, 2020
Cheshire Police warning amid 22% rise in fraud during lockdown

Cheshire Police warning amid 22% rise in fraud during lockdown

Residents in South Cheshire are being warned to be vigilant following a 22% rise in fraud offences since lockdown began.

Cheshire Police are investigating a variety of fraud offences reported including online shopping scams, fraudulent emails, hoax text messages, cold callers and even fraudulent pet sales.

June 5, 2020
South Cheshire man handed Criminal Behaviour Order for string of offences

South Cheshire man handed Criminal Behaviour Order for string of offences

A Crewe man known locally as “Spider” has been handed a criminal behaviour order after being convicted of a string of offences.

Paul Whyte, of no fixed abode, was handed the three-year banning order at South Cheshire Magistrates Court, forbidding him from large areas of the town.

March 4, 2019
One charged and three arrested in drugs operation in Willaston, Nantwich

One charged and three arrested in drugs operation in Willaston, Nantwich

A man has been charged with drugs offences following a proactive drugs operation in Willaston, Nantwich, say Cheshire Police.

Lee Marr, 29, from Liverpool, was arrested at 2pm yesterday (July 31) after officers from Crewe Local Policing Unit stopped a taxi on Wistaston Road.

August 1, 2018
Police arrest drivers suspected of drink and drug offences in Nantwich

Police arrest drivers suspected of drink and drug offences in Nantwich

A number of drivers have been arrested on suspicion of drink and drug driving offences in Nantwich in the last 24 hours.

Police say four arrests were made for drink driving in the town – including one who tested FOUR and a HALF times over the legal limit.

March 25, 2018