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Arrest Made in Connection with Courier Fraud Incident – Warwick

Officers investigating a courier fraud scam have arrested a man in connection with the incident. The incident happened over two days, Thursday, 15 and Friday, 16 October, when the victim, an 84-year-old man from Warwick, received a number of calls from someone claiming to be a Detective Constable from the Metropolitan Police in London. The…

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Blue Light Services Reinstate Their Motorcycle Safety Training Courses

Warwickshire Police and Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service (WFRS) are proud to reinstate their Bike Safe and Biker Down workshops. The workshops have been on hold due to Covid-19 but since September 2020 the police and fire service continued with the courses with restricted numbers to allow social distancing. Road safety is extremely important, especially…

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Warwickshire Police Officers Check Tyres During Tyre Safety Month

In the first week of Tyre Safety Month during October, officers found thirteen tyre related offences on vehicles they stopped and checked in operations across Warwickshire. One driver received a Traffic Offence Report (TOR) for having a tyre so worn that cord was exposed on the tyre. Another driver received a TOR for having a…

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Warwickshire Police Warn of Bogus Texts

Warwickshire residents are reporting bogus texts, some that appear among genuine threads of texts from banks, other service providers or retailers. One Warwickshire resident reported receiving a bogus text from the Halifax bank stating that his online account would be cancelled if he didn’t log in to it via a link in the text. Another…

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Warning of Fraudsters Claiming to be From the Police

Warwickshire residents were conned out of £26,000 in two separate incidents on the 12th October. A man in his 80s from Leamington was conned out of £8,500 and a woman in her 70s from Rugby was conned out of £17,500. In both cases they were called by fraudsters claiming to be from the police and…

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Eight Arrested in Serious and Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) Investigation

Eight people were arrested this morning as part of an investigation into organised criminality in Warwickshire. Officers from the force’s Serious and Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) executed warrants in Rugby, Daventry, Bishops Tachbrook and Lighthorne Heath. A 43-year-old man and a 38-year-old woman were arrested in Montgomery Drive, Rugby. A 28-year-old man was arrested in…

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Warwickshire Police Part of Operation Gallileo to Address Hare Coursing

Since harvest, we have been seeing a sharp rise in hare coursing across the county, however Warwickshire Police are now proud to be part of Op Gallileo, a national police effort to tackle this barbaric illegal ‘sport’. Being part of this operation means more cross border information and intelligence sharing, targetting known prolific offenders and of…

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Vehicle Number Plate Thefts

There has been a number of incidents around the county of vehicle registration plates being stolen. If this happens it is important to report it to the police as they may be put on another vehicle by the offenders and used in a crime.  This can be reported online at www.warwickshire.police.uk or calling 101. FREE anti…

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