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Nuneaton and Bedworth Rural Area

Update on Sheep Incidents

Three men have appeared at Northampton Magistrates Court charged with conspiracy to steal over a series of illegal sheep butchery offences across Northamptonshire this summer. Robert Iordan, aged 23, Florin Nutu, aged 35, and Voirel Manu, aged 38, all from Birmingham, are charged with conspiracy to steal in relation to the slaughter and illegal butchery…

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Update on Males Charged With Sheep Offences

Three men have been charged with conspiracy to steal over a series of illegal sheep butchery offences across Northamptonshire this summer. Robert Iordan, aged 23, Florin Nutu, aged 35, and Voirel Manu, aged 38, all from Birmingham, are charged with conspiracy to steal in relation to the slaughter and illegal butchery of sheep and lambs…

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Stolen Quad Bikes Recovered

On Thursday 26/09/2019 Warwickshire Police received a report of 3 x Quad bike thefts from the Banbury area. All 3 quads were located on the Shipston area hidden amongst dense woodland. It is highly unlikely that these quad bikes would have been recovered had each quad bike not been fitted with a live time tracker.…

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National Rural Crime Week

The National Rural Crime Network is supporting the Rural and Wildlife Crime Week of Action being organised by police forces across the country. The aim of the week is to put the work being done to identify and tackle rural and wildlife crime in the spotlight and highlight the work being done to tackle rural crime…

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Two Males Arrested Re Suspicion of Links to Sheep Incidents

Northamptonshire Police have arrested two men on suspicion of offences linked to its ongoing #OperationStock investigation into incidents of illegal sheep butchery. Warwickshire (#OpHillman), Northamptonshire and Leicestershire officers have been working closely together since the incidents began. Officers responding to a report of suspicious activity in a field near Welford during the night of Sunday, October 6, discovered…

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Warwickshire Police – New Rural Crime Team

Warwickshire Police yesterday, 7th October 2019, announced the launch of the first Warwickshire Rural Crime Team dedicated to reducing rural crime across the county. The launch coincides with the national Wildlife and Rural Crime Week of Action for all forces running from the 6th to 13th October when a range of rural crime reducing activities…

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Warwickshire Police Supports National Campaign Operation Owl

Warwickshire Police are supporting Operation Owl this weekend (Saturday, 21 September to Sunday, 22 September) to raise awareness of and prevent the persecution of birds of prey in our countryside. Operation Owl is a North Yorkshire Police led initiative in partnership with the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds and the RSPCA, and will…

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Rural Property Entered in Bulkington

Some time between 15.00 hrs and 16.40 hrs on the 16/9/19 unknown offender(s) entered a rural property on Withybrook Road, Bulkington.  Untidy search made, it is not known at this time what has been taken.  If you saw anyone acting suspiciously in the area around this time please call 101 and refer to inc 326…

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Crime Prevention Advice for Caravan Owners

A number of caravans have recently been stolen around the county and in other parts of the country. Please find attached a crime prevention advice sheet for your information.  If you would additional support or crime prevention advice on your caravan or where it is stored please email carol.cotterill1@warwickshire.pnn.police.uk. Caravan Advice 1 of 4 Caravan Advice…

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Please Be Vigilant for Hare Coursing and Poaching

Hare coursing tends to start after harvest when large areas of land have been cleared of standing crops.  It usually occurs at dawn or dusk. Hare coursing is a bloodsport where dogs are used to chase, catch and kill hares. It is illegal in the UK under the Hunting Act 2004, which makes it an offence to hunt…

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