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Rugby Rural Area

Change in the Law re Sulphuric Acid

There was recently a change in the law that makes it a criminal offence for members of the public to possess sulphuric acid above 15% concentration without a licence, with offenders facing a 2-year prison sentence and an unlimited fine. Make sure you don’t fall foul of the law. https://bit.ly/2roV7Vd

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Update to the Recently Delivered ANPR Development Project

Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) technology is used by Warwickshire Police and West Mercia Police to help detect, deter and disrupt criminality. It can also be a powerful tool in helping us tackle travelling criminals. The deployment of ANPR cameras assists the police in protecting communities from harm and allows law abiding drivers to continue…

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Machinery Stolen From Harborough Magna

At approximately 18:44hrs 01/12/18 offender(s) have broken into the yard of business premises in Rugby Road, Harborough Magna.  Expensive machinery was stolen. If you have any information relating to this incident, please call police on 101 quoting inc. no. 0164.

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Good Advice on Frosty Mornings

Important message from our colleagues in Warwickshire Fire & Rescue: On these cold frosty mornings remember a partly defrosted screen is extremely dangerous. DO NOT rely on your wipers to clear the screen as this may damage the rubbers DO NOT pour hot water onto you screen as it could crack DO NOT leave your…

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Rogue Trader Alert – Recent Experience of Woman in Warwick Area

A woman from Warwick has shared her experience of almost falling victim to fraud at the hands of rogue traders. Chris Kitson from the Warwick Safer Neighbourhood Team said: “Hopefully this story will serve as a warning to others of the tactics rogue traders use. I’d urge people to read her story and consider the…

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Warwickshire Police Launch Christmas Presence Campaign

With Advent starting this weekend , Warwickshire Police is launching it’s own calendar containing a different piece of advice every day. While Christmas is a happy time for many people it does present opportunities for criminals and certain types of offending traditionally go up over the festive period. Advice will focus on a number of areas…

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Police Warn Don’t Risk A Drink Drive Conviction This Christmas

Motorists across Warwickshire are today being reminded of the dangers of driving under the influence of drink or drugs during the festive period. With the season of festivities nearly underway Warwickshire Police are launching a publicity and enforcement campaign to raise awareness of the issues around drink and drug driving. The topic is being highlighted…

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Police Asking Public to Look Out For Signs of County Lines Drug Dealing

A senior officer from Warwickshire Police is urging the public to be on the lookout for signs of county lines drug dealing. County lines is a term used to describe gangs transporting drugs from bigger cities into smaller towns. This is a national problem involving drug gangs operating from cities including Birmingham, London, Manchester and…

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Motorbike Stolen in Long Lawford

At around 18.05 hrs yesterday (27/11/18), unknown offender(s) stole a yellow Voodoo motorbike from the front driveway of a property in Sheepcote Drive, Long Lawford. If you saw anyone or have any information that could help the police with their enquiries please call 101 and refer to inc 335 of 27/11/18, alternatively you can call Crimestoppers on…

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