Reported Crime

We will publish the monthly parish crime statistics and weekly crime summaries here.

Rural Crime Update: 16th June 2017

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. If you do not wish to leave your details, you can also call anonymously or via Crime Stoppers.

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 SGT Mark ASKHAM  OperationRandall@norfolk.pnn.police.uk  999
 All other enquiries DC Andy Brown  OperationRandall@norfolk.pnn.police.uk

This weeks crimes of note;

Farm and Agricultural

Arson at Pig units Northwold and Great Cressingham

Hay bales set on fire at Coltishall

Heritage

St Andrews Church, Colton attempted theft of lead from porch

Rural

Batteries taken from Besthorpe (Reminder this week on newsletter re Battery theft)

Generator and tools taken from a private garage in Northwold

Black Ford Ranger (Index KX15YYJ) stolen from Fakenham

Silver Ford Ranger (FE56XVM) stolen from Binham

Please be vigilant around vehicle security as thieves look for the smallest opportunity to take advantage.

Garden strimmer and engine hoist taken from Wreningham

Scrap copper cylinder and piping stolen from Cantley

Over the weekend a barn was broken into, close to Ely in Cambs and 4 complete John Deere Satellite navigation systems taken Value £10K each. Should these be offered onto the market place at below market value price please get in touch straight away.

Pink is the Colour-

DC Andy Brown reminds you that a simple spray of florescent pink paint will make your batteries un-attractive to thieves.
Whilst the offenders are on your land looking for stolen batteries, what else are they looking at?
Are you leaving yourself vulnerable to further incidents?
We would encourage all subscribers to Property Mark your items. This can be as easy as post-coding items or using products like SelectaDNA or Smartwater which can be easily applied to smaller items which helps identify them, combined with clear signage- this will dissuade thieves.

Crime prevention visits

Please make contact with us to request crime prevention visits. We will be happy to visit and offer advice

Royal Norfolk Show- 28th and 29th June

If you want to see any of the team face to face, the majority of us will be there for the Royal Norfolk Show where we are having an Emergency Services Village alongside Norfolk Fire & Rescue, Coastguard, East Anglia Air Ambulance and the Ambulance Service. We are sited opposite the Dereham Gate.

DC Andy Brown will also be available and will be sited in the NFU stand should you wish to speak with him.

Rural Crime Update: 9th June 2017

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. If you do not wish to leave your details, you can also call anonymously or via Crime Stoppers.

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 SGT Mark ASKHAM  OperationRandall@norfolk.pnn.police.uk  999
 All other enquiries DC Andy Brown  OperationRandall@norfolk.pnn.police.uk

Rural Crime

Green Honda TRX Quad from SHIPDHAM

VW Tourag Index LR15AXB( Keys left in car) East RAYNHAM

5 High value cycles stolen from locked sheds in Wells-next-the Sea. Also a series of vehicles and sheds broken into in the same area.

60K worth of Garage equipment taken from a business premises in Snetterton

A lawn mower, 2 x strimmers, 2 x hedgecutters and 2 x chainsaws taken from outbuilding in Wretham

3 sets of tractor keys and a pressure washer taken from South Creake occupants were in a black Pick up truck

Extra vigilance required for Land Rover Defender owners

Please can we advise you that Land Rover Defenders are now a valuable commodity and thus a target for thieves. Since the cease in their production, values have rocketed.

Nationally theft of these vehicles has risen. This week has seen a local suspicious activity report where we believe that the offenders were looking to steal the occupants Defender.

Rogue Trading

We are continuing 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.

Crime prevention visits

Please make contact with us to request crime prevention visits. We will be happy to visit and offer advice

Royal Norfolk Show- 28th and 29th June

If you want to see any of the team face to face, the majority of us will be there for the Royal Norfolk Show where we are having an Emergency Services Village alongside Norfolk Fire & Rescue, Coastguard, East Anglia Air Ambulance and the Ambulance Service. We are sited opposite the Dereham Gate.

DC Andy Brown will also be available and will be sited in the NFU stand should you wish to speak with him.

Freshwater Fishing

If like me you are a fisherman, you will be looking forward to June 16th, which indicates open season on the rivers.

Between March 15th and June 16th all Broad waters, rivers and canals have a close season.

Fishing licenses are required for every angler aged 12 years old and over.

When you need a licence

You need a rod fishing licence to fish for salmon, trout, freshwater fish, smelt or eel with a rod and line in:

  • England (except the River Tweed)
  • Wales
  • the Border Esk region of Scotland

You can be fined up to £2,500 for fishing without a rod fishing licence.

Licences for children aged between 12 and 16 are free.

How much it costs

Prices are to 31st March 2018.

Licence type Non-migratory trout and coarse 2-rod Salmon and sea trout
Full £30.00 £82.00
Senior (over 65) concession £20.00 £54.00
Disabled concession £20.00 £48.00
Junior (12 to 16) concession £0.00 £0.00
8-day licence £12.00 £27.00
1-day licence £6.00 £12.00

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:

Name Area
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

Rural Crime Update: 2nd June 2017

Op Randall Rural Crime Newsletter

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. If you do not wish to leave your details, you can also call anonymously or via Crime Stoppers.

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 SGT Mark ASKHAM  OperationRandall@norfolk.pnn.police.uk  999
 All other enquiries DC Andy Brown  OperationRandall@norfolk.pnn.police.uk

Heritage Crime

A pair of marble doves have been taken from a headstone at St Nicholas Church Potter Heigham.

Lead roofing has been taken from St Marys Church North Elmham 

Op Galileo

There have been no reported incidents this week.

Farm and agriculture

A chemical shed was broken into at Southery and 300 litre’s of potato fungicide stolen.

Two lambs have been stolen from a field in Stowbridge.

A locked New Holland T6070 tractor with index number HX59JXL has been taken from a farm at Blofield Heath.

Rural Crime

A quantity of fishing tackle has been taken from Attlebridge.

A black Toyota Hilux with index number DS57NFR has been stolen from Whittington.

A Westfield Ride on lawn mower has been taken from Fordham.

Rogue Trading

We are continuing 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.

Crime prevention visits

Please make contact with us to request crime prevention visits. We will be happy to visit and offer advice

Royal Norfolk Show- 28th and 29th June

If you want to see any of the team face to face, the majority of us will be there for the Royal Norfolk Show where we are having an Emergency Services Village alongside Norfolk Fire & Rescue, Coastguard, East Anglia Air Ambulance and the Ambulance Service. We are sited opposite the Dereham Gate.

DC Andy Brown will also be available and will be sited in the NFU stand should you wish to speak with him.

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:

Name Area
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

 

Rural Crime Update: 26th May 2017

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. If you do not wish to leave your details, you can also call anonymously or via Crime Stoppers.

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

Good results-

4 men have been arrested this week; charged and remanded to court for ‘conspiring to steal church roof lead’. 3 of the men were of no fixed abode, the other was from Birmingham.The investigation continues.

A male was arrested for stealing diesel from a Tipper truck within a locked compound in East Tuddenham

Heritage Crime

A security box was stolen from St Andrews Church in HOLT

Op Galileo

Coursing reported in Drayton and Methwold Hyde

Farm and agriculture

A chemical shed was broken into in Gayton and chemicals stolen.

A stable yard near in Colney was broken into and horse feed stolen

An agricultural industrial unit was broken into on the Bexwell Airfield site- nothing reported as missing.

Rural Crime

30 chicken eggs and 24 duck eggs were stolen from the roadside at a farm in Hingham

A caravan was stolen from a farm in Hopton

Reports of a suspicious silver Ford transit van with a roof rack visiting St Agnes Church, Cawston

Reports of a male trying to sell diesel in Hillington from a Silver Ford transit.

Reports of a dark blue van poking around a farm in Kenninghall.

Rogue Trading

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.

There has been an incident in Heathersett where two males were trying to sell generators and power tools- a blue/grey Ford Mondeo on a 16 plate and a silver transit were involved.

Royal Norfolk Show- 28th and 29th June

If you want to see any of the team face to face, the majority of us will be there for the Royal Norfolk Show where we are having an Emergency Services Village alongside Norfolk Fire & Rescue, Coastguard, East Anglia Air Ambulance and the Ambulance Service. We are sited opposite the Dereham Gate.

DC Andy Brown will also be available and will be sited in the NFU stand should you wish to speak with him.

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:

Name Area
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

Rural Crime Update: 19th May 2017

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. If you do not wish to leave your details, you can also call anonymously or via Crime Stoppers.

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

Op Galileo

4 males with Lurcher dogs spotted hare coursing on Brandon Bank, Downham Market

Heritage Crime

Lead stolen from roof at St Andrews Church, Field Dalling, Holt

4 suspicious males seen paying attention to St Martins Church, Fincham

Stain Glass Window smashed at Church of St Mary, Carlton Forehoe

Damage to main door at Kingdom of Jehovah’s witnesses in Norwich

Lead stolen from  porch roof at All Saints Church, Weasenham

Farm and Agriculture.

Battery and charger stolen from Shotesham St Mary

Rural crime

Silver Ford Transit on foreign plates seen acting suspiciously at a caravan Storage Unit in Hopton

White Mercedes Sprinter on false plates seen acting suspiciously at a business premises in Fakenham

Power tools have been stolen from a shed in Norwich

A rattan furniture set has been stolen from a garden in Thetford

Rogue Trading

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 we have had an incident in Wymondham where 2 Irish sounding males entered a farm and tried to sell a generator

Metal Theft

Lead stripped from roofs at site of new housing development in Costessey

A white Ford Transit van with blacked out rear windows has entered a recycling yard in Pullham Market and taken some empty cable reels

Remember to Mark your property to make it unattractive to thieves.

Policing Operations

Police joined forces with HMRC, Trading Standards, the Rural Crime Task Force, Norfolk County Council Business Crime, Roads Policing and the Special Constabulary with a Multi Agency Operation in West Norfolk targeting rogue traders.

HMRC had 28 contacts with 7 for further potential offences, Trading Standards had 54 contacts with 18 offences identified and 30 info packs being given out.

Police recovered a stolen trailer, caught 3 drivers with No Insurance, 1 drugs arrest, 2 Waste Carriers Offences dealt with, 25 vehicles dipped for red diesel, 13 TORs issued for mobile phones and common use offences.

Raves and Unlicensed Music Events

As we approach the warmer summer months, the Constabulary urges rural communities to report any activity which seems out of the ordinary. This may be convoys of vehicles entering farm land, increased numbers of people walking on road sides as if they are lost or the sound of distant loud repetitive music.

Fly tipping

Report any activity anonymously if you wish through the below link

https://crimestoppers-uk.org/misc/media-centre/news-press-releases/give-anonymous-information-about-waste-crime-as-environment-agency-publish-annual-waste-crime-report/

Rural Crime Update: 28th April 2017

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.

If you do not wish to leave your details, you can also call anonymously or via Crime Stoppers.

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
NEWS RELEASE
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

Op Galileo

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.

Vehicles/Trailers

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.

Rural crime

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.

Rogue Trading

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.

Metal Theft

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:

Name Area
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.

Rural Crime Update: 21st April 2017

Welcome to this week’s 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.

If you do not wish to leave your details, you can also call anonymously or via Crime Stoppers.

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

Op Galileo

There have been reported incidents of Hare coursing in Feltwell Anchor, Wissington, Mattishall, Ten mile Bank and Brandon Bank.

Good news story !!

Following a very intensive deployment over a number of hours in January 2017, 7 people were arrested in relation to a hare coursing event near to Titchwell in Norfolk which was witnessed by a passing member of the public who kindly came forwards with key evidence. In court 2 adults have been sentenced under the Hunting Act “Hunting a wild mammal with dogs”. The Kings Lynn Operational Partnership Team managed to secure a Criminal Behaviour Order for 2 years on a 38 year old male with conditions  –  Not to be on Farmland without the express permission of the land owner or on a public footpath in possession of a lurcher type dog during hunting season – 1st September to 30th March.

Heritage Crime

We are pleased to say that there have been no reported incidents this week.

Vehicles/Trailers

There has been nothing of note to report.

Farm and Agriculture.

In Terrington there have been reports of vehicles driving over fields and damaging crops.

Rural crime

In Thetford 2 X generators,2 X chainsaws, a hedge trimmer and Brushcutter have been taken from a van.

In Sporle there has been a report of theft of car batteries.

In Swaffham Tools have been taken from a unlocked works van.

Rogue Trading

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’

Pink is the Colour-

DC Andy Brown reminds you that a simple spray of florescent pink paint will make your batteries un-attractive to thieves.
Whilst the offenders are on your land looking for stolen batteries, what else are they looking at?
Are you leaving yourself vulnerable to further incidents?
We would encourage all subscribers to Property Mark your items. This can be as easy as post-coding items or using products like SelectaDNA or Smartwater which can be easily applied to smaller items which helps identify them, combined with clear signage- this will dissuade 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:

Name Area
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.

Rural Crime Update: 14th April 2017

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.

If you do not wish to leave your details, you can also call anonymously or via Crime Stoppers.

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

Op Galileo

Hare Coursing reported at Feltwell, Hockwold and Swaffham.

Heritage Crime

We are pleased to say that there have been no reported incidents this week.

Vehicles/Trailers

There has been nothing of note to report.

Farm and Agriculture.

There has been nothing of note to report.

Rural crime

In Thetford tools and copper piping have been taken from vans in 2 separate incidents.

In Lynford a van was broken into with Batteries and a chain saw taken.

In Askwicken 2 Lawnmowers and a compressor taken.

In Ringstead Batteries, Cement mixer and power tools taken.

Heating oil

2000 Litres of heating oil taken from Attlebridge and another theft of heating oil from Melton Constable.

Pink is the Colour- 

DC Andy Brown reminds you that a simple spray of florescent pink paint will make your batteries un-attractive to thieves.
Whilst the offenders are on your land looking for stolen batteries, what else are they looking at?
Are you leaving yourself vulnerable to further incidents?
We would encourage all subscribers to Property Mark your items. This can be as easy as post-coding items or using products like SelectaDNA or Smartwater which can be easily applied to smaller items which helps identify them, combined with clear signage- this will dissuade thieves.

This is your newsletter, so if you have any comments please let us know and we will try to include the things that you wish to see.

Please also spread the word and get more people receiving the newsletter.

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:

Name Area
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.

Rural Crime Update: 7th April 2017

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.

If you do not wish to leave your details, you can also call anonymously or via Crime Stoppers.

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

Op Galileo.

Hare Coursing reported at Hilgay near Downham market and at Feltwell Anchor.

Heritage Crime

In Sutton, Rollesby and Quidenham Churches have been attacked with lead taken from the roof. Please make us aware of any suspicious activity.

Vehicles/Trailers

In West Walton small trailer was taken loaded with a Yellow dumper and a Pressure washer.

Farm and Agriculture.

In Brettenham a Large farm trailer was taken along with a Bale Spike, Pallet Tyne from a JCB Teleporta.

Rural crime

In West Dereham an outbuilding was broken into with Batteries and copper piping stolen.

In Hilborough sheds broken into but nothing taken.

In Hingham Eggs taken from roadside stall.

In Framlingham Earl 2 Digger buckets stolen.

8 Large batteries taken from Terrington.

Heating oil

In Shropham £500 worth of heating oil taken.

Pink is the Colour- 

DC Andy Brown reminds you that a simple spray of florescent pink paint will make your batteries un-attractive to thieves.
Whilst the offenders are on your land looking for stolen batteries, what else are they looking at?
Are you leaving yourself vulnerable to further incidents?
We would encourage all subscribers to Property Mark your items. This can be as easy as post-coding items or using products like SelectaDNA or Smartwater which can be easily applied to smaller items which helps identify them, combined with clear signage- this will dissuade 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:

Name Area
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.

Rural Crime Update: 31st March 2017

Op Randall Rural Crime Newsletter

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.

If you do not wish to leave your details, you can also call anonymously or via Crime Stoppers.

Follow us:  @RuralCrimeNfk     #RuralCrime   #WildlifeCrime

Op Galileo
We are please to say there has been only one report of possible Hare coursing. This was reported to be happening at Ten mile bank, near Downham Market with 3 men and 3 lurchers.

Heritage Crime
There have been no incidents of note.

Vehicles/Trailers
In Rackheath a Mercedes Curtain side Lorry was taken from an industrial unit containing steel Louvres.

Farm and Agriculture.
In East Harling  a Augertorgue/ Drill was taken from the front of a digger valued at £1000.

In Walpole Highway a John DEERE green star GPS system was stolen

Rural crime
In Cromer a Red ornate post box has been stolen.

In Swaffham a Pressure washer was taken and a Compressor from Northwold has also been stolen.

In Booton Horse tack has been taken including 7 Bridals and 5 saddles.

Heating oil
Please consider fitting alarms to your oil tank. Please treat each activation as a potential crime. Thieves may trip the alarm several times in an attempt to get the alarm switched off.

In Toft Monks and Aldeby there were 2 incidents of the theft of heating oil.

In  Litcham, up to 500ltrs of heating oil has been reported stolen.

Pink is the Colour
DC Andy Brown reminds you that a simple spray of florescent pink paint will make your batteries un-attractive to thieves.
Whilst the offenders are on your land looking for stolen batteries, what else are they looking at?
Are you leaving yourself vulnerable to further incidents?
We would encourage all subscribers to Property Mark your items. This can be as easy as post-coding items or using products like SelectaDNA or Smartwater which can be easily applied to smaller items which helps identify them, combined with clear signage- this will dissuade 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:

Name Area
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.