Incidents Reported in Hockley Heath

Incident 68 of 14 April – Hockley Heath:  During the night of 13 into 14 April, offenders broke into storage sheds and workshops at a farm premises in Umberslade, Hockley Heath and several items were stolen.

Incident 366 of 15 April – Hockley Heath:  At around 6.20pm on 15 April, offenders attempted to steal a generator from a farm premises in Umberslade.  The offenders manage to make off with a quantity of fuel from a bowser along with other items.

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Container Entered at Farm in Wootton Wawen

Incident 66 of 16 April – Wootton Wawen:  During the night of 15 into 16 April, offenders broke into a shipping container at a farm premises in Wootton Wawen, causing the alarm to sound.  The offenders quickly made off and nothing is believed to have been stolen.

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Vehicles Stolen From Farm in Cherington

Incident 94 of 15 April – Cherington:  During the night of 14 into 15 April, offenders broke into a grain store and a workshop at a farm premises in Cherington, Shipston on Stour.  The offenders stole the keys to 2 Mitsubishi Shogun vehicles and then used them to drive the vehicles away.

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Incidents Reported in Alcester

Incident 141 of 15 April – During the night of 14 into 15 April, offenders entered the rear garden of a home in Hadrians Walk, Alcester by cutting through fencing.  Once inside the garden, the offenders broke into the garden shed but nothing appears to have been stolen.

Incident 68 of 17 April - During the night of 16 into 17 April, offenders broke into a new home in Wixford, Alcester, causing damage to the rear door.  Once inside, the offenders stole they keys to a new Audi vehicle and then used them to steal the car.

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Incident in Tanworth in Arden

At just after 12.30pm on 16 April, the resident of a home in Bates Lane, Tanworth in Arden disturbed two black/ Asian male and one white male offenders in a neighbouring property when investigating the sound of the intruder alarm.

The offenders threatened the resident before making off in a white a Mini Cooper vehicle with the partial registration YS13 *X*.  The driver is described as quite plump, having short hair and was wearing a light grey hoodie.  The other two offenders wore scarfs over their faces.

No one was hurt in the incident and nothing appears to have been stolen.

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Attempted Entry to Garage in Stoneleigh

Between 1800hrs and 2200hrs Sunday 25-MAR-2018 unknown offender(s) attempted to force entry into a garage situated in a garage block in Acorn Close, Stoneleigh. Offender(s) drove an unknown vehicle described as a truck into the garage door causing damage. Nothing was stolen.

If you have information relating to the above offence, please call Warwickshire Police on 101 and quote crime reference 23/14827/18. Alternatively call CRIMESTOPPERS on 0800 555 111.

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Event for North Warwickshire Farmers

On Wednesday 25th April, the Rural Crime Project, funded by the Police and Crime Commissioner, in partnership with the NFU and Warwickshire Police, are holding an event specifically to help and support local farmers and address issues regarding rural crime.

It will be held at and with the kind permission of the Merevale Estate, near Atherstone; access will only be available from the Coleshill Road entrance on the B4116.

The event is between 11am and 2pm, with food from a local farm, so come along and have lunch with us and see the equipment and information available.

We are also providing the opportunity for farmers to bring along their power tools etc to be property marked by the police during the event.

There is also the opportunity to have your vehicles equipped with Caesar Datatag if you wish.  Contact the Rural Crime Officer if you would like to bring along your vehicle(s) for this to be done on the day, contact details below.

In attendance will be the Police & Crime Commissioner for Warwickshire, Sgt Neil Pearsall and your local beat managers for the area, so any issues or concerns that you may have, can be discussed.

There will also be details on :

  • A new tracker, which can be used on multiple vehicles.
  • Crime prevention for around the farm and farmhouse.
  • Book a crime prevention visit for your farm.
  • A new initiative to support farmers with regard to vehicles and implements.

We know how busy it is on the farm, especially now with the warmer weather here and the land drying out, but this is an important opportunity and is being put on to help and support you.  Please spare a couple of hours to come and see what is available, how we can help and take the opportunity to discuss any issues with the police.  If you are working on the fields, come down in your tractor and see what’s available.

If you want any further information or want to book in a vehicle to be marked on the day, please email carol.cotterill@warwickshire.pnn.police.uk.

We would also be grateful if you could advise that you would like to come along so that we can cater for numbers.

Look forward to seeing you on Wednesday.

Carol Cotterill

Rural Crime Officer, North Warwickshire, Warwickshire Police.

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Generator Stolen From Stables in Stretton on Dunsmore

Some time between 19.00hrs and 06.30 hrs unknown offender(s) have entered secure land with stables in Stretton on Dunsmore and stole a generator.

If you saw anyone acting suspiciously in the area or have any information that could help the police with their enquiries please call 101 and refer to inc 372 of 18/4/18.

For crime prevention advice please visit our website at www.warwickshirerurawatch.co.uk.

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Stolen Car Recovered

Inc 56 of 18/4/18.

Incident reported yesterday relating to a car key burglary in Water Orton and car stolen from drive. Working in partnership with West Midlands Police, Warwickshire Officers have recovered the vehicle from the Birmingham area.

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Fuel Theft From Two Vehicles in Brinklow

Overnight unknown offender(s) have stolen diesel  from 2 vehicles at a rural business on Coventry Road, Brinklow.

If you saw anyone acting suspiciously or have any information that could help the police with their enquiries please call 101 and refer to inc 51 of 18/4/18.

For crime prevetion advice please visit our website at www.warwickshireruralwatch.co.uk.

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