Police Connect – rural crime report

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
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

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:
Insp Jon Papworth WCO Lead
Sgt Andy Tomlinson
PCSO Helen Maxwell
PC Ben Clark
Kings Lynn / Downham Market
Pc Maria Asker
Kings Lynn
PC Jim Squires
South Norfolk
PS Richard Bedder
PC Jason Pegden
North Norfolk
PC Stu Doe
North Norfolk
PCSO Mac Cornaby
Until next time, have a great week and make the most of the sunshine.

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