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Importance of Reporting a Crime

This toolbox was found by a member of the public and reported to the police. It’s was booked into our property system and no owner was identified. We do this by searching our crime recording systems and checking for matching reports where tool boxes have been taken. Prior to this tool box being sent for…

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Attempted Theft of Lamb Near Bishopton

On Saturday 13/4/19, 3 / 4  persons were seen in a field off the A46 at Bishopton.  A male was seen to grab a lamb which he took to a vehicle.  This was witnessed and the person pursued the vehicle, the offenders threw the lamb from the window and made off.  The lamb was picked up and although shaken…

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Police Arrest Male With Dead Sheep in Vehicle

Incident 34 of 16 April 2019 Police have arrested a 21 year old male from Rugby after an alert member of the public reported a suspicious vehicle in Rugby just after 4am on Tuesday 16 April 2019. Police arrived and discovered a dead sheep in the back of the car. Officers are in contact with…

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‘Make Yourself Heard’ Campaign

A national campaign to raise awareness of a system to help people alert police when in imminent danger but unable to speak, is being launched by the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) today (8 April 2019). The Silent Solution system enables a 999 mobile caller unable to to make a noise, or speak, to…

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Operation Tramline Ran By Officers This Week

Earlier this week Warwickshire OPU ran Operation Tramline. Using an unmarked HGV tractor unit provided by Highways England and suppprted by unmarked cars we conducted patrols across the Warwickshire Motorway Network. Officers using a hand held video camera inside the Tractor Unit were able to identify and record dangerous commercial vehicle driver behaviour. In Total…

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Two Rams Stolen in Henley in Arden

Two rams have been stolen from a field near Henley in Arden sometime between 20th and 21st March. The breeding rams were a texel and charolais. There was no sign of blood in the field so could have been taken for a number of reasons. If you saw anyone acting suspiciously in the area around…

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Vehicles Recovered – Do You Recognise Them?

              Seven vehicles seized on the 6th March from an area of Cleeve Prior. Some already identified as stolen. We are now making efforts to identify the owners of the other vehicles. Do you recognise any of those pictured as your own property? If so please call West Mercia Police…

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Warwickshire Police Investigate Sheep Killings

Warwickshire Police is urging rural communities to be vigilant and report any suspicious activity, after a number of incidents of sheep being stolen and illegally butchered in the county this month. On 2 March 2019, officers were called to an incident near Wibtoft, Rugby, where seven sheep were found to have been killed and butchered…

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Reminder – Date For Your Diary – Wednesday 6th March

Rugby Rural Meeting Flyer FOR ALL FARMERS, HORSE OWNERS & RURAL BUSINESSES on WEDNESDAY 6TH MARCH 2019, 7.00 to 9.00PM at Broadstreet Rugby Football Club, Ivor Preece Field, 105 Rugby Road, Binley Woods, CV3 2AY. Lots of information and advice with displays on the latest crime prevention equipment available. Attending for you to speak to…

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Heavily Pregnant Sheep Killed and Gutted Near Wibtoft

Seven heavily pregnant ewes, due to lamb in the next week, have been rounded up and killed by unknown offender(s) in a rural area near Wibtoft.  The farmer found the entrails and dead unborn lambs this morning, all that was left of the butchered sheep, when they went to check their flock.  There is concern…

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