Local policing priorities for Axminster Rural

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

Priority

Rural Crime - Shed and Outbuilding Breaks

The local Neighbourhood Police Team has received reports of sheds and outbuildings being broken into.

Please ensure that you secure your outbuilding with adequate locks and, where possible, ensure that valuable tools are easily identifiable, additionally make a note of the serial numbers on tools such as chainsaws and larger hand held tools

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 21 September, 2019

Priority

Youth 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.

Issued 17 December, 2018

Action taken

Update: 20 October 2019 - So far we have:

We have been carry out regular patrols in the area to monitor the situation and taking action where appropriate, including issuing Anti-Social Behaviour letters to persistent offenders and liaising with parents and relevant agencies.

We have held and attended regular multi-agency liaison meetings with appropriate agencies in East Devon in order to discuss issues and identify appropriate ways forward, taking a "joined up" approach to problem solving.

Actioned 20 October, 2019

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.

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: 20 October 2019 - 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.

Devon and Cornwall and Dorset Police carried out a joint operation on 07 May 2019, executing warrants in Charmouth and Axminster.

On Monday 03 June 2019, Devon and Cornwall Police executed a number of warrants in Axminster, seizing drugs and money from various addresses.

On Friday 28 June Devon and Cornwall Police carried out a Pubs Against Drugs Operation in Axminster, visiting five licenced premises in the town during the evening.

We have been working closely with partner agencies, sharing information and acting together to combat this issue. We have also been carrying out regular patrols to monitor the situation, taking action where appropriate.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Actioned 20 October, 2019

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