Local policing priorities for Axminster Rural

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Consultation with the community has identified the following priorities in this neighbourhood.

Priority

Drug Dealing and County Lines

The local Neighbourhood Police Team has received numerous complaints from the public regarding people using and dealing drugs in and around the local area.

We work closely with partner agencies, sharing information and acting together to combat this issue and will be carrying out regular patrols to monitor the situation and taking action where appropriate.

If you witness any drug activity in the area then please contact the Police by calling 101 or completing the 101 contact form. Call 999 if you or someone else is in immediate danger.

Issued 16 August, 2018

Action taken

Update: 23 October 2018 - So far we have:

Police executed a warrant in the Cricketers area of Axminster on Friday 19th October - two persons were arrested and have been released under investigation pending further police inquiries.

Actioned 23 October, 2018

Priority

Rural Crime – Theft from Motor Vehicles

The local Neighbourhood Police Team has received reports of a number of vehicles being broken into whilst parked in local beauty spot car parks.

If you witness any suspicious activity in the area then please contact the Police by calling 101 or completing the 101 contact form. Call 999 if you or someone else is in immediate danger.

Please follow the below link for crime prevention advice regarding rural crime:

https://www.devon-cornwall.police.uk/advice/your-community/stop-rural-crime/

Issued 2 May, 2018

Action taken

Update: 23 September 2018 - So far we have:

The local Neighbourhood Beat Team have been liaising with other sections of Devon and Cornwall Police, as well as other Police Forces, in order to combat Rural Car Crime.

We have been carrying out regular patrols of the car parks in our local beauty spots, checking that valuables have not been left in vehicles and offering advice to members of the public. We will continue to carry out these patrols.

Actioned 23 September, 2018

Priority

Youth Related Anti-Social Behaviour

The local Neighbourhood Police Team has received reports of anti-social behaviour in and around the local area, including our public parks and gardens.

If you witness any incidents of anti-social behaviour, and it is a police matter, please contact us by calling 101 or completing the 101 contact form. Call 999 if you or someone else is in immediate danger.

 

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18000 Emergency – Minicom/Textphone number 999 Emergency - SMS / Text number To register your mobile for the Emergency Text 999 service please follow this link: emergency SMS.

Issued 2 May, 2018

Action taken

Update: 23 October 2018 - So far we have:

We have been carrying out regular patrols in the area to monitor the situation and have taken action where appropriate.

A number of Anti-Social Behaviour warning letters have been issued to offenders.

Actioned 23 October, 2018

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