Welcome to this weeks rural crime newsletter. Below there is a summary of some the incidents across Norfolk. We would like to thank you for all your calls to Norfolk Constabulary; every piece of information, no matter how small helps us make Norfolk a safer county. You are our eyes and ears and we depend on your assistance to reduce rural crime.
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|Query||Who to contact||Non Urgent||Urgent|
|Farm / Agricultural & general advice||DC Andy Brown||Tel 101 or 07900 407106 OperationRandall@norfolk.pnn.police.uk||999|
|Metal Theft||DC Andy Brown||Tel 101 or 07900 407106 OperationRandall@norfolk.pnn.police.uk||999|
|Wildlife Crime||Insp Jon Papworth||Tel 101 or WildlifeCrime@norfolk.pnn.police.uk||999|
|Newsletter feedback||T/Insp Mark ASKHAM||OperationRandall@norfolk.pnn.police.uk||999|
|All other enquiries||DC Andy Brown||OperationRandall@norfolk.pnn.police.uk|
|Three arrested in connection with lead theft – Coltishall|
Police have arrested two men and a woman on suspicion of theft offences in Coltishall.
Officers attended St John the Baptist Church, on Church Street at approximately 9.30pm on Wednesday evening ( 26 April 2016) to reports of suspicious activity.
On arrival, a 20-year-old man was found on the roof of the church. He was arrested on suspicion of theft and being in possession of a bladed article.
A man aged in his 30s and a woman in her 20s were also arrested in connection with the theft.
All three were taken to Aylsham Police Investigation Centre where they remain awaiting questioning.
Anyone who may have information about lead thefts in their neighbourhood should contact Norfolk Constabulary on 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111
There have been no reported incidents of Hare coursing this week, but we continue to ask you to report incidents.
Heritage Crime We have had a Laptop and microphone receiver box taken from a St Cuthberts Church in Norwich.
A Mini digger trailer was stolen from Snettisham and recovered in another police county.
Farm and Agriculture.
A muck grab was taken off the front of a JCB in Cranwich.
Between 200-250 Litre’s of Heating oil taken from a property in Roughton.
A leaf blower was taken from a locked workshop in Roydon along with a hedge trimmer and leaf blower from Walcot Green.
We are starting to take reports of unknown persons offering to sell Generators and power tools from vans at your doorstep, These sellers will not offer any consumer protection, so can we advise you to ‘Say No’ and report these incidents to the Police and trading Standards.
This week has also seen a numbers of incidents with sellers trying to offload single and Tarmac.
Lead taken from the roof of the Royal British Legion in Norwich.
10 Batteries taken from a commercial premises in East Winch and 30 Batteries from a garage in Kings Lynn.
A workshop was broken into in Breckles with offenders stripping out the electrical wiring.
Remember to Mark your property to make it unattractive to thieves.
Wildlife Crime: WildlifeCrime@norfolk.pnn.police.uk
If you are aware of an incident or offence taking place there and then or shortly afterwards please dial 999. The above inbox will not be monitored 24/7 but it will provide you with a direct way to contact our Wildlife Crime Officers. We look forward to hearing from you.
Your local Wildlife Crime Officers:
|Insp Jon Papworth WCO Lead||Breckland|
|Sgt Andy Tomlinson||Breckland|
|PCSO Helen Maxwell||Breckland|
|PC Ben Clark||Kings Lynn / Downham Market|
|Pc Maria Asker||Kings Lynn|
|PC Jim Squires||South Norfolk|
|PS Richard Bedder||Broadland|
|PC Jason Pegden||North Norfolk|
|PC Stu Doe||North Norfolk|
|DI Tom SMITH||Norwich|
|PCSO Mac Cornaby||Norwich|
We would like to thank you all for the on going support you provide Norfolk Police.