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Rugby Rural Area

7 Sheep Missing From Field in Newton

Sometime between 24/6/20 and 2/8/20, 7 sheep have gone missing from a field in Newton.  If you have seen anyone or a vehicle acting suspiciously in the area or have any information that could assist the police with their enquiries, including CCTV or SatNav footage please call email ruralwatch@warwickshire.pnn.police.uk, advise us online at www.warwickshire.police.uk or call…

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Scam Alert

Even at a time of national emergency, criminals will try to exploit the situation for financial gain. This includes impersonating people calling from the NHS Test and Trace service. Contact tracers will only call you from the number 0300 013 5000. Anyone who does not wish to talk over the phone can request the NHS…

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Operation Homberg

Operation Homberg took place on 6 June on the M6 at Corley North and 3 August on the M40 South with officers from the Commercial Vehicle Unit and OPU working closely with Warwickshire Police Rural Crime Team, Highways England, NAVCIS and the Caravan and Camping Club. During the two day operation three stolen trailers were…

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Team Work on Operation Provides Good Results

On Monday the Rural Crime Team spent the day working at an Operation on the Warwick M40 services alongside officers from OPU (Operation Patrol Unit) and with the assistance of NAVCIS and other partner agencies. The purpose of the Operation was to target potentially stolen caravans, trailers and plant machinery travelling along the motorway network. The team have access…

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Arrest in Connection with Series of Burglaries in Rugby Area

Officers investigating a series of burglaries and theft offences have arrested a man. The first incident occurred in Cawston on 16 January. A man forced entry to a garage and stole tools. On 6 April, a man walked into a shop in Scholar’s Drive, Rugby and stole a selection of chilled goods. On 12 July…

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Rural Crime Team Respond to Males Illegally Fishing

PC Craig Purcell and PC Andy Steventon were recently out patrolling the Bidford-Upon-Avon area in the early hours when we heard over the radio that response officers had located three people fishing on the River Avon near Luddington. As the officers approached one male decided he didn’t fancy hanging around so jumped in the river to get…

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Vehicle Seized by Officers in Rugby

Our OPU Officers (Operation Patrol Unit) stopped this van on the A4071 in Rugby. The owner of the vehicle had No Insurance and failed to notify the DVLA they were the keeper of the vehicle. The vehicle was also linked to an incident of Fly tipping In Coventry on 8th July 2020. Vehicle seized and the…

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Warwickshire Police Appeal

Warwickshire Police are appealing for the public’s help in locating 42-year-old Marcin Bober, who has links to Rugby. We would like to speak to him in connection with a burglary in the town last year. He is 6ft, with brown hair and brown eyes. He wears glasses. He is believed to have connections to Coventry…

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Illegal Raves

Thinking of going to an illegal rave? If so, stop & think. It is currently against the law for gatherings of more than 30 people to take place other than in exceptional circumstances – these circumstances do not include raves. Protect yourself, your family and your community.  If you are aware of an illegal rave…

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