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Police Connect – Rural Crime Report

The following is a Police Connect message.

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.

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 weeks crimes of note;

Chainsaw and drill stolen from Little Melton

Woodchipper stolen from Hindringham

Drill, Jigsaw and hand tools stolen from van in Broome

Transit Tipper stolen from Palgrave

Horse stolen from field in Wretton

Ifor Williams trailer and Kubota mini digger stolen from Broome

Report of 3 males hare coursing in Saxlingham

3 high value cycles stolen from shed in Chedgrave

Batteries stolen from Brettenham

Chainsaw stolen from inside a locked digger cab at Old Buckenham

200 Lts of heating oil stolen from Feltwell

Strimmer stolen from Gasthorpe

Harecoursing in Wereham

Crime prevention visits

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

Police Connect – Appeal for Help

The following is a Police Connect message.

Police are appealing for help from the public to trace a man who is wanted.

26-year-old Vimal Jadeja, of no fixed abode, is wanted by officers for offences including burglary and assault.

Jadeja is described as approximately 5ft 10ins and of medium build and is sometimes known to go by the name of ‘Sirus’ or ‘Cyrus’. It is believed he has connections with the Stowmarket, Felixstowe and Wivenhoe areas. It is also believed he has links to Norfolk and Essex.

Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Jadeja should call Suffolk Police immediately on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

A photograph of Vimal Jadeja is attached.

Help us keep our communities safe by reporting any suspicious activity.

Please use the following link to pass useful information to Suffolk Police about any incident.

https://www.suffolk.police.uk/contact-us/report-something/report-crime

DO NOT USE THIS LINK IN AN EMERGENCY OR IN A SITUATION THAT REQUIRES AN IMMEDIATE POLICE RESPONSE WHEN YOU SHOULD RING 999.

To report information anonymously on any crime, contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Crime reduction advice can be accessed via the Suffolk Constabulary website http://www.suffolk.police.uk/advice/crime-prevention-z

Police Connect Team

Police Connect Rural Crime Update

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.

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The below summary takes account for the previous 2 weeks.

Crimes of note

Farm and Agriculture

  • Pig Arson at Northwold. 3 Males arrested and released under investigation.
  • Barn broken into  in Bradenham– Ifor Williams trailer, ride on mower and log splitter stolen.

Heritage

  • Lead stolen from porch roof at St Michaels Church, Stockton and lead from Westwick Church.

Rural

  • Road surfacing lorry and digger stolen from Setchey (lorry later recovered)
  • 1000 lts of heating oil taken from Pulham Market
  • 3 saddles and bridals, horse clippers and 2 lawn mowers taken from Belaugh
  • Strimmer taken from locked garage in Shouldham
  • Tools and Stihl petrol saw taken from locked container at Loddon
    Welder, garden trailer and ride on mower stolen from Brookville
  • Hand and power tools taken from Ditchingham
  • Batteries and tools stolen from Stowbridge
  • Fencer batteries stolen from Aylsham
  • Batteries stolen from Harpley and Pott Row
  • Batteries, copper wiring and chainsaws taken from Ashwicken
  • 30 Batteries stolen from Brettenham
  • 9 Batteries taken from a farm at Barnham (Thetford)

Wildlife

  • Hare coursing at Kimberley and Mattishall

Vehicle theft

  • Grey VW Amok pick up stolen from Shipdham
  • Ford Transit van stolen from Horningtoft

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.

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Results

2 males from Newark arrested and charged for a dwelling burglary, 3 x non dwelling burglaries and 3 thefts. Items stolen included batteries, metal, 2 x quad bikes and a strimmer. Locations of crimes all within the Downham/Outwell/Upwell area.

3 x IFor Williams trailers recovered with forensic work ongoing.

Crime prevention visits

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

Heritage Crime Conference

Officers attended the National Police Chiefs Council briefing in London on Wednesday.

Items discussed in depth were art and antiquities crime and its relationship with International Organised Crime Groups, Heritage Watch, the law surrounding listed buildings and ancient monuments and the excellent ongoing work by Historic England.

Have a good week

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Library Van 12th July 2017

The mobile library van will be visiting Honingham on Wednesday 12th July….usual time and places….0940 – 0955 in Fellowes Road and 10 – 1015 at The Pump.

Police Connect – Safer Communities Awards

The following is a Police Connect message.

As Norfolk Constabulary’s Safer Community Awards reaches its first decade of recognising dedication and excellent service, we invite you to join us in celebrating the valuable contribution police officers, staff and the local community make in helping keep Norfolk a safe place to live, work and visit.

The Constabulary will once again be asking members of the local community to nominate a local police officer, member of police staff or community volunteer who they believe has gone that extra mile for them. Appreciation can be shown by voting for them in categories that range from Community Officer of the Year (nominated by district commanders in the Force), the John (Cecil) Mason Volunteer of the Year, Young Citizen(s) of the Year and Community Citizen(s) of the Year.

Voting forms will be available in the Eastern Daily Press newspaper and nominations can also be made through the NOSCAs 2017 website www.noscas.co.uk

Chief Constable Simon Bailey praised the awards saying: “Despite the challenges police forces face today it makes me very proud to be leading Norfolk Constabulary and serving our community.  We will always pull together in times of adversity and work together in times of prosperity and I am delighted to recognise people who go that extra mile.  In this special tenth year I would urge you all to nominate and vote for those people from your local community who you believe, through their actions and words, have made a difference to the area in which we all live and work.”

A new category has been added this year, the Response Team of the Year, and the Chief Constable will also be choosing recipients for the Special Recognition Award and acknowledging officers and staff with Bravery Awards, which recognise outstanding courage in the line of duty. Followers of Norfolk Constabulary’s Facebook page will once again be asked to vote for the Police Dog of the Year –

https://www.facebook.com/norfolkpolice/photos/?tab=album&album_id=10153849929458090

Norfolk Safer Community Awards are funded by sponsorship from commercial and community partners.

Voting closes on Friday 28 July. The winners and runners-up will be invited to the special awards evening taking place at the Holiday Inn, Cromer Road, Norwich on Thursday 12 October 2017.

Full information about the awards and entry criteria is available on the NOSCAs website along with online nomination forms for all categories http://www.noscas.co.uk/

Police Connect

The following is a Police Connect message.

Police are reminding vehicle and home owners to keep secure in the warm weather following thefts from insecure premises and vehicles in Broom Avenue, Thorpe St Andrew, and a residential burglary in Sparhawk Avenue, Sprowston.

Criminals are opportunists and will look for easy options.
Always close the windows in your home. Make sure vehicle windows, including the sunroof, are all closed and locked when unattended.

Consider an alarm in both your home and vehicle if possible.
Use a wheel lock if you have one.

Don’t leave anything on show. Even an empty bag or coat can make a thief think there is something inside worth stealing.

Use your garage if you have one.If not, park in a position where you can see your vehicle from inside your home.

If you see anything suspicious you can police on 101 or CrimeStoppers anonymously on 0800555111. Call 999 if you believe a crime is in progress.

Norfolk on look-out for new Special Constables

The following is a Police Connect message.

Norfolk on the look-out for new Special Constables

New recruits are being sought to join Norfolk’s team of more than 200 committed Special Constables.

Norfolk’s Special Constabulary is hosting a recruitment evening on Tuesday 27th June 2017 at 7pm in The Forum, Norwich.

The county currently has some 222 special constables who regularly give up their spare time to assist their regular police colleagues in the fight against crime.

Norfolk continues to be on the look-out for committed individuals who are keen to experience the world of policing while supporting their local community.

Specials manager Sue Goode, said: “Being a Special is a very fulfilling and interesting role where no two duties are the same.

“They are entrusted with considerable responsibilities and every time they come on duty they face the same challenges and problems encountered by regular officers.

“We are very proud of the team we currently havein Norfolk and we would be keen for anyone who may be keen togain new skills ortogive something back to their community to get in touch.

“Whatever your motivation, becoming a Special can be exciting, challenging and rewarding.”

The role of a Special Constable includes providing highly visibility patrols and helping police major incidents and events. They also offer vital links in the partnership between the police service and the public.

The recruitment event is due to take place at 7pm The Forum, Millennium Plain, Norwich, NR2 1TF.

Attendees will be given information on the recruitment process, the roles of a Special Constable and have the opportunity to meet a number of those already out on the beat.

To book your place at the recruitment evening, please contact 01953 425699 ext. 2371 or email stepspecials@norfolk.pnn.police.uk

If you are unable to make the evening, but would still like to find out more, please call the above number or visit our website at http://www.norfolk.police.uk/.