Crime and Policing Update

An Appeal for Information

policeOur PCSO Jane Coaley sent us through a request asking to publicise an appeal for information…

“I have received an email regarding the play park and would be grateful if anybody is able to identify the offender/s who vandalised fences on or around 26th August. If anybody does have any information they can either contact me on my mobile or by email (see our opens in a new windowPolicing page) or alternatively they can call Crimestoppers in confidence on 08000 555 111. Thanks to the couple that reported this.”

Latest Surgery Dates & Local Report

We’ve added Jane’s surgery dates for September to December to the Policing page and the August report from our PCSO.

Latest News from Northamptonshire Police

Lynne Rosher C0997 (Police, Corporate Communications, Northamptonshire) has sent us this update for Woodford ward which includes Cannons Ashby, Preston Capes and Woodford Halse.

New Incidents

  • A motorcycle was stolen from Winston Close, Woodford Halse between Friday16 and Saturday 17 August.
  • A motorcycle and pedal bike were stolen from Farndon Road, Woodford Halse overnight on Thursday 5 September, the motorcycle was recovered.

Other News from Around Northamptonshire

Tweety graffiti is helping police in Northamptonshire home in on anti-social scribblers and scrawlers. A Twitter blitz on Operation Illustration, the Force’s countywide campaign to reduce graffiti-related anti-social behaviour, has pointed police in the direction of graffiti hot spots. Read more

Police are advising people to be alert after several thefts have taken place when the victim has been distracted by someone asking for directions. Five incidents have been reported since the end of May and were in supermarket car parks in Northampton, Daventry, Towcester and Wellingborough. Read more

A £25,000 pot of cash seized from criminals is being made available to help combat crime and provide support for victims in a scheme run by the Northamptonshire’s police and crime commissioner Adam Simmonds. Read more

Two men have been charged on suspicion of going equipped with intent to steal, after police made a number of arrests last weekend in connection with fuel thefts. Read more

The lights aren’t on and there’s no-one home – don’t be dim now that daylight hours are shortening! The clocks don’t go back until October, but Northamptonshire Police want home and car owners to be properly prepared in the fight against crime during the autumn and winter months. Read more

A county-wide campaign, from 19 August to 25 August, aimed at speeding motorists, has been a success. Read more

Police seized an Aston Martin DB9 last week for no insurance – the driver had an insurance policy on the car but it wasn’t valid. Read more

Police working on Operation Illustration, looking to scrub away graffiti-based anti-social behaviour in Northamptonshire, are building a picture of the problem areas. Read more

Police took part in a speed enforcement campaign in mid-August. Officers tackled speeding motorists, with a focus on the county’s ‘red routes.’ These are the roads where a high level of fatal or serious injury roads traffic collisions have taken place. Read more

DON’T give your PIN or other personal details out to anyone asking for them in any circumstances. Read more

Northamptonshire police and crime commissioner Adam Simmonds is the new chairman of Northamptonshire’s local criminal justice board. Read more