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North Warwickshire Rural Area

Theft From Farm Near Shawbury

Unknown offender(s) have foced open work shop doors at a farm near Shawbury, Shustoke and stole a number of power tools and oxycetelene equipment. 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 69 of 1/4/20 or…

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Attempt Thefts From Farms in Willey Area

Inc 278 of 28/3/20 Two youths attempted to steal a trailer from a field near Willey using a quad bike.  They were disturbed and made off leaving the quad bike in situ which has been recovered by the police.  Investigations are ongoing. Inc 347 of 30/3/20 Unknown offender(s) attempted to steal a caravan from a…

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Four Sheep Taken Near Ansty

Some time between 10.00 hrs on the 29/3/20 and 16.00 hrs 30/3/20, possibly during the night/early hours of the morning, unknown offender(s)have entered a field next to the Main Road, Ansty and taken 4 young ewes.  If you saw anyone or a vehicle acting suspiciously in the area or have any information that could help the…

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Stolen Items Seized During Rural Crime Team Operation

The Rural Crime Team recently worked with CanTrack Global Ltd to search an area of Shipston on Stour where they located a Kubota mini digger that had been stolen from the Nuneaton area. During the search they also identifed various other stolen items including a hydraulic breaker, Ford UK Transit Dropside Lorry that was showing…

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Warwickshire Trading Standards Warning

CRIMINALS are using the coronavirus crisis to commit doorstep crime Warwickshire Trading Standards are warning in an alert issued on Thursday 26 March 2020. Reports have emerged of people receiving unexpected doorstep visits from individuals offering to to buy or collect shopping on behalf of those who are self isolating. The thieves then take cash…

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Bags of Cement Stolen in Warton

Some time between 19.00 hrs 25/3/20 and 08.00 hrs on the 26/3/20, unknown offender(s) stole 20 x bags of concrete from outside a property in Warton.  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 41 of 26/3/20 or…

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Bogus Caller in Arley – Can You Help?

At around 10.00 hrs today (28/3/20) a male in a white transit van knocked on the door of a property in Arley and said he was from the council and had come to mend the roof.  The occupant allowed the offender into the bedroom where he said he needed to be left for a short…

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Three Men Jailed for Sheep Butchery

Three men have been jailed yesterday (27/3/20) after admitting carrying out a campaign of barbaric illegal sheep butchery across Northamptonshire. Robert Iordan, Florin Nutu and Viorel Manu’s attacks on sheep and lambs in the dead of night throughout last summer had the county’s livestock farming community gripped in fear. But they were hunted down by Northamptonshire…

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Appeal From Warwickshire Rural Hub

Appeal from Warwickshire Rural Hub: The current coronavirus crisis is affecting all of us.  But what if you were a farmer unable to feed your stock because of your own self-isolation, or because all of your staff had been required to self-isolate for 7 or 14 days? And what if you also required help with…

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Trading Standards Warn of Scam Text Re Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Throughout this period, Warwickshire County Council Trading Standards is endeavouring to keep Warwickshire consumers and businesses updated on Trading Standards related Coronavirus (COVID-19) issues including scams, doorstep crime and business advice/regulations.  Please see the attached document fro more information: Trading Standards Coronavirus Scam Alert Warwickshire residents warned of scam COVID-19 texts Following yesterday’s genuine GOV.UK…

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