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7 Sheep Missing From Field in Newton

Sometime between 24/6/20 and 2/8/20, 7 sheep have gone missing from a field in Newton.  If you have seen anyone or a vehicle acting suspiciously in the area or have any information that could assist the police with their enquiries, including CCTV or SatNav footage please call email ruralwatch@warwickshire.pnn.police.uk, advise us online at www.warwickshire.police.uk or call…

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Male From Baddesley Ensor Arrested and Charged

A 28-year-old man from Baddesley Ensor was arrested and charged with drug and driving offences after officers from Nuneaton Proactive CID stopped a car and seized cannabis in Atherstone Road, Atherstone this week. He was charged with failing to provide a specimen, possession of cannabis, driving without insurance, and driving without a licence. He will appear…

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Scam Alert

Even at a time of national emergency, criminals will try to exploit the situation for financial gain. This includes impersonating people calling from the NHS Test and Trace service. Contact tracers will only call you from the number 0300 013 5000. Anyone who does not wish to talk over the phone can request the NHS…

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Operation Homberg

Operation Homberg took place on 6 June on the M6 at Corley North and 3 August on the M40 South with officers from the Commercial Vehicle Unit and OPU working closely with Warwickshire Police Rural Crime Team, Highways England, NAVCIS and the Caravan and Camping Club. During the two day operation three stolen trailers were…

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Update on Inc in Austrey – Vehicle Recovered

At around 02.30 hrs on the 4/8/20, unknown offenders stole a Schaffer 3045 agricultural loader from a farm in Warton. It was then driven up to Orton on the Hill and then down Orton Lane, into Austrey onto Main Road, then into Cinders Lane, then Warton Lane. It ran out of fuel on Warton Lane in…

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Team Work on Operation Provides Good Results

On Monday the Rural Crime Team spent the day working at an Operation on the Warwick M40 services alongside officers from OPU (Operation Patrol Unit) and with the assistance of NAVCIS and other partner agencies. The purpose of the Operation was to target potentially stolen caravans, trailers and plant machinery travelling along the motorway network. The team have access…

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Theft From Shed in Maxstoke

Some time between 16.00 hrs on the 4/8/20 and 08.30 hrs today (5/8/20), unknown offender(s) forced entry to a shed on Church Lane, Maxstoke and stole a lawn mower, hedge trimmer and log splitter.  If you saw anyone acting suspiciously in the area or have any information, including possible CCTV footage, that could assist the police…

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Theft From Sheds in Kenilworth

A number of sheds have been broken into on Gypsy Lane, Kenilworth with garden tools and equipment taken.  Believed to be sometime between 20.00 hrs on the 3/8/20 and 09.30 hrs on the 4/8/20.  If you saw anyone acting suspiciously in the area or have any information that could assist the police with their enquiries,…

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Stolen Agricultural Loader Abandoned in Austrey

At just after 3am this morning (4/8/20) a stolen Schaffer 3045 agricultural loader (similar to the picture attached but with no attachments on) was taken through Austrey on Main Road, then onto Warton Lane.  It ran out of fuel on Warton Lane and the offenders then made off.  If you saw anyone acting suspiciously in the area or…

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Arrest in Connection with Series of Burglaries in Rugby Area

Officers investigating a series of burglaries and theft offences have arrested a man. The first incident occurred in Cawston on 16 January. A man forced entry to a garage and stole tools. On 6 April, a man walked into a shop in Scholar’s Drive, Rugby and stole a selection of chilled goods. On 12 July…

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