Residents from our rural community are concerned about an increase in the theft of Quads and All Terrain Vehicles.
Issued 1 June, 2018
The local team have increased high visibility patrols in rural locations conducting police checks on any suspicious persons and vehicles.
Thefts communicated to public via Community Messaging Service (CMS) to show any reoccurring themes so public can better protect themselves.
Working with Partner agencies (NFU and National Intel Agency) to prevent and detect rural crimes.
This month a male was arrested for the theft of a trailer following an operation conducted by the SNT team to target this crime - Investigation ongoing.
Safer Neighbourhood Team member attended the Sheep Sale at Honeybourne to promote security advice. Other partner agencies were also present to promote their security options.
As a result of a continued operation by the SNT 8 people in total have been arrested for various theft related offences. All the thefts were of farm vehicles and machinery. Investigations are still ongoing.