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Nuneaton and Bedworth Rural Area

Operation Hillman Update

A man arrested in connection with a series of illegal sheep butchery offences has been released on bail as Operation Hillman investigations continue. On Saturday, August 10, officers from Warwickshire Police and Northamptonshire Police executed warrants at four addresses in Coventry as part of joint investigations into incidents of sheep slaughter, illegal butchery and theft. Items seized are…

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Advice to Farmers During Harvest on Fire Prevention

Attached is the new partnership leaflet produced to help farmers in Warwickshire during harvest prevent the risk of fire. Click on the attached link to download Farm Fire Safety Leaflet v3 smaller size  or if you would like a hard copy sent to you please email your address details to carol.cotterill1@warwickshire.pnn.police.uk.

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Partnership Working to Tackle Farm Fires in Warwickshire

Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service is working in partnership with Warwickshire Police and the NFU to help farmers reduce the risk of having a fire which could potentially destroy their business. Farm fires can be devastating, resulting in the loss of machinery, stores of hay and straw, livestock and the destruction of buildings. In the…

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Eight Lambs Butchered in Field Near A5

Overnight, believed possibly early hours of this morning (6/8/19), unknown offenders have entered a field near to the Magna Park Roundabout on the A5 and killed then butchered 8 lambs. The vehicle used in the crime may have been parked near to the A5 for a while, possibly on Coalpit Lane or another road or layby nearby.…

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Suspicious Vehicle Visited Farm Near Barby

This afternoon a white van with two males were seen at a farm near Barby acting suspiciously.  Registration ended VXF.  Please be vigilant, if you see a vehicle matching this description please call the police and let them know quoting inc 178 of 30/7/19.

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Fraud Alert Re National Plant Operators Registration Scheme

The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau & @actionfrauduk are warning people about counterfeit National Plant Operators Registration Scheme (NPORS) cards being offered for sale on eBay. Tips for employers to check if an Operator Card is genuine: • Who issued the certificate/Operators Card? Search online to see if the company is legitimate. • Is the training…

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Northamptonshire Police Arrest Male Following Investigation Into Illegal Sheep Butchery

We are pleased to advise the following.  Warwickshire Police have been working closely with Northamptonshire Police, Leicestershire Police and West Mercia Police since the incidents began re our Operation Hillman. A man has been arrested as a police investigation into illegal sheep butchery continues. Operation Stock is the Northamptonshire Police investigation into a number of…

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