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Stratford Rural Area

Arrest and Stolen Car Recovered

A man has been charged following a police pursuit through Warwickshire and Coventry in the early hours of this morning (Thursday 19 July). The pursuit took place after officers spotted a vehicle on the A46 near Leamington that had allegedly previously failed to stop for police. The car was spotted again in Burton Green where…

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Patrol Officers Recover Stolen Car and Arrest Driver

              Following a 30 minute pursuit of a stolen car, officers from the Operation Patrol Unit in Warwickshire Police recovered the vehicle and arrested the driver. The driver left the vehicle after the pursuit, but was successfully tracked by the police dog team and arrested by OPU.  It was…

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Warwickshire Trading Standards Alert to Small Businesses

Bogus advertisers warning to Warwickshire small businesses Small businesses in Warwickshire are warned to beware of cold calls from bogus publishers/advertisers pretending to sell advertising in Warwickshire County Council publications. These individuals, who appear to be using difficult to trace mobile phone numbers are reported to be both persistent and aggressive. Businesses are advised not…

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Warwickshire Trading Standards Warning of Driveway Cleaners

Driveway cleaner warning by Warwickshire Trading Standards: Warwickshire residents are warned to beware of doorstep traders targeting elderly and vulnerable people offering to jet wash driveways and patios and charging extortionate prices. The traders were using false names and addresses and may be leafleting local areas. Residents are urged to avoid buying goods or services…

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Man Jailed For Stratford Burglary Spree

A burglar has been jailed for a spate of break-ins after he failed to stop for police. Jason Hatton struck four times at addresses in Stratford in May. The 43-year-old of Giles Close, Birmingham, was arrested on 24 May after his car was spotted in Alcester. Officers rushed to the area and located the car…

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Church Window Damaged in Long Marston

Criminal damage, College Close, Long Marston, Stratford upon Avon Incident number: WK20180706-0520 Date: 01/07/2018 – 06/07/2018 St James Church had a piece of concrete thrown through a leaded window by unknown offender(s) during the period stated above. If you saw anyone or have any information that could help the police with their enquiries please call…

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Operation Snap Launched to Address Unacceptable Behaviour On The Roads

Thanks to a pioneering new initiative, road users now have the opportunity to use their own digital footage from dashcams and other devices to help keep the roads safer across Warwickshire. From today a new National Dashcam Safety Portal developed by Nextbase, gives members of the public the power to report incidents of dangerous or…

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