RUTLAND NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH BRIEF
Local Crime Alert
Since the last Neighbourhood watch brief we have had one report of criminal damage to the Band Stand in Cutts Close Park, Oakham. The bandstand has previously been damaged and had had temporary repairs made to it. The repairs that had been made have been damaged and the railings pulled off. This incident occurred between 09/12/2016 09:00 & 11/12/2016 09:00.
One report of the theft of a secured pedal cycle from Oakham School. This incident occurred between 13/12/2016 16:30 & 13/12/2016 17:30.
One report of the theft of a garden fence in Warn Crescent, Oakham. Twenty feet of a pole and rope was taken. This incident occurred between 10/12/2016 16:00 & 17/12/2016 09:00.
Two reports of burglary non-dwelling in Welland Way and Trent Road, Oakham. In both incidents sheds were broken into and in total four pedal cycles were stolen and an amount of alcohol and food was taken from a fridge. These incidents occurred between 17/12/2016 18:30 & 18/12/2016 08:45.
Beat Surgery at the Methodist Church, Uppingham on 23rd December at 11:00.
Beat Surgery at Oakham Library on 4th January between 11:00 & 12:00.
Beat Surgery/ Property Marking Event at Uppingham Town Hall on 14th January between 14:00 & 16:00
Beat Surgery at the Ashwell Village Hall on 19th January between 11:00 & 12:00.
Beat Surgery/ Property Marking Event at the Barrowden village shop on 19th January between 10:00 & 11:00.
Oakham & Barleythorpe - Another really busy month with ad hoc road safety operations going on all throughout the area. I have managed to recover four vehicles under devolved DVLA powers. There is a growing concern that people are driving without the relevant documentation and we will continue to target these drivers and riders. Sadly I attended a very serious collision on the Melton area this week and I'd just urge people to take a little more time when getting from A to B. Thank you. PC Lloyd.
Rutland North - We have continued to work hard this month and have conduct targeted patrols on the North beat and this has reflected the low amount of reports of Hare coursing reported this month. We have only had 4 reports this month and 3 last month. We will continue to work with local residents and farmers to tackle this on-going issue and respond to any call made. Please call 101 to report any incidents. Thank you. PC Laurie Appleton.
Rutland South - Rutland officers are carrying out targeted patrols in areas previously identified as hare coursing hot spots in Rutland. This issue is on-going and I would appeal to the community to report all sightings of hare coursing on 101 to assist police to tackle this concern. Last month saw continued reports of hare coursing reported to Rutland Police in the areas along the A47 corridor from Tixover to Uppingham, Market Overton and Ketton. Several persons and vehicles were identified as being suspected in taking part in this illegal activity. Thank you. PC Paul le Pla.
Uppingham - Over the last month we have had no complaints or known issues at Tods Piece Park. During our continued high visibility patrols of an evening we have come across fewer and fewer youths using the park as the month has gone on. We will continue to monitor the park over the Christmas period, engage with any youths there and take positive action were any offences are disclosed. Thank you. PC Pete Icke.
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