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Please find Inspector Snasdell's Newsletter attached below.

Kind regards,

PC 4976 Jennifer Rae
Northwich Local Policing Unit.

News Bulletin
 

 

Northwich Local Policing Unit

Policing the areas of Northwich, Winsford, Tarporley, Sandiway & Cuddington

Voicemail: 0845-458-6378

 3rd February 2016

 
Crime update
 
Threats to Kill Police Officers - Northwich
On Monday 1st February a 58 year old male from Carlton Road area of Northwich was arrested on suspicion of threats to kill police officers. He was later charged with two counts of threats to kill and appeared before West Cheshire Magistrates on 3rd February, where he was remanded in custody until 1st March 2016.

Theft from motor vehicle -Northwich
At approximately 7pm on Saturday 30th January 2016 a Ford Focus was broken into on Whalley Road, Northwich. A Garmin Satnav was stolen and the offender was described as early 20's, 5’7” in height, mousy brown hair wearing a blue jacket and jeans.

Robbery - Winsford
At approximately 10pm on Saturday 30th January 2016, a robbery occurred at McColl’s Store, Cheviot Square, Winsford. Two offenders wearing balaclavas confronted staff with a hammer and a knife and made threats to harm them. They stole a quantity of cash and made off on foot into the Over Estate. No one was injured in the attack, but the store employees have been left shaken and shocked after the incident.
 
Attempt theft of Caravan - Allostock
At approximately 21:15hrs on Friday 29th January 2016, a keen eyed resident from Woodlands Park , Caravan Park, Wash Lane, Allostock saw a male acting suspicious on the residential caravan site.
The resident contacted the police and shortly after the Police attended the scene. The suspect had fled the area leaving a Mitsubishi Shogun on false plates attached to a caravan which they were attempted to steal from the site. Enquires are ongoing to identify the suspect who fled the scene.
 
Do you know what your children are up to in Northwich Town Centre?

During the past few weeks McDonalds Restaurant has reported incidents of ASB both inside and outside the premises. Teenagers have been aggressive and abusive to customers and staff.
We will not accept this type of behaviour and will seek to support the employees is they are abused. I would like you to answer the question and challenge your children about their behaviour when they leave their homes as they could find themselves being brought home or arrested by the Police for public order offences.

 
 
Have you checked and maintained your vehicle lights?

We have had a number of complaints regarding vehicles being used on the roads with defective lights being used during the hours of darkness. This is a risk to yourself and other road users particularly in the hours of darkness and poor weather conditions.
Remember to check your lights before you drive and ensure they are working and clean.
We will be enforcing the lighting regulations during the next few weeks issuing vehicle rectification notices and fixed penalties. So invest in light bulbs rather than fixed penalty notice.
 
Tackling business crime continues to be at the forefront of policing priorities for Cheshire.

On Friday 29th January 2016, in partnership with Northwich, Gadbrook Business Park and Winsford 1 to 5 Industrial Estate Business Improvement Districts, we held a Cybercrime and 'Fraud Due Diligence' workshop at Northwich Lifestyle Centre. Over twenty businesses attended to take advice on up and coming risks and threats from on line fraudsters.
This type of workshop is supporting John Dwyer, the Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner, and his priority to support the business community of Cheshire. The Constabulary has a dedicated Economic Crime Unit with officers and staff investigating crimes, monitoring and sharing information with The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau and Action Fraud.  The team is a valuable asset to both residents and the business community and John Dwyer wants to build on this by providing funding and support to help the team prevent crime.
We recognise the far reaching effects, with livelihoods affected by loss of business or stolen stock – it certainly is not a victimless crime. He has funded a project involving the Economic Crime Unit and Chester University who will script and prepare two crime prevention DVD, s are  aimed at small businesses. He is looking forward to seeing the end results and getting the awareness out to our business communities in Cheshire.
The DVD, s are just one of the methods the Constabulary uses to help to prevent crime in commerce.
Officers and staff on the frontline build relationships with their local businesses and target areas where there have been issues, providing advice on how to make it more difficult for thieves. In addition, the recent 100 days of action on rural crime has been crucial in ensuring Cheshire rural business community is also supported.
From summer 2016 Cheshire businesses will have the opportunity to sign up to a newly launched fraud and Cyber Crime alerts program to receive crime prevention messages and alerts on fraud and other business crime affecting their area. The Economic Crime Unit will have a specific account which businesses can sign up to that will enable alerts to be received. The Unit will also provide the community with access to presentations via Cheshire Constabulary social media as part of an education program providing online safety advice. The aim is to reduce and prevent valued local businesses from becoming the victim of crime.
 
 
 
 
        
 
 
Anyone with any information to support the Cheshire Police in any crime or incident please call Cheshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.
Keep up to date with policing issues in your local area by following @PoliceNorthwich on Twitter.
 
 Kind regards,
 
Inspector Dave Snasdell
 
 
 
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Jennifer Rae (Police, PC, Northwich LPU North Response)

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