Community Safety Report for 5 days ending 4.5.21

Crime is the responsibility of the whole community.  Rutland has one of the lowest crime rates in the country.  If you have any information relating to a crime or suspicious behaviour please dial 101 and pass it to your Beat Officer.

Oakham Beat.

Theft of two cycles – overnight 1/2.5.21,  from the rear garden of a house in Derwent Drive.  One of the cycles was padlocked.  The only descriptions are one is white and black and the other yellow and black.

Criminal damage to vehicle in car park of Catmose Farm (Farm Park open to visitors) Uppingham Road, between 10.30am-11.30am 2.5.21.  Scratches to paintwork (keyed?) on drivers door of Tesla Mod 3.  Value estimated £200.

Theft of keys from two Landini tractors (one blue and one orange) and a Cabenia (golf type buggy) during the afternoon of 2.5.21 from Catmose Farm Park (see criminal damage above).

North Beat.

CottesmoreTheft of radio from cab of JCB digger working in Old Hall Mews, about 1.45pm 2.5.21.  Radio found unusable nearby.

Whitwell – Theft from Rutlands Water Resource Centre Bull Brigg Lane, overnight 2/3.5.21 (Sun/Mon.)  Stolen 23 kayaks (3x2man, 10×4 man, and 10×1 man).  Serial numbers are known.  Value estimated £8,000 (trade).  Transport would be a problem, so if you saw a large vehicle (enclosed/covered?) driving in the vicinity of Rutland Water or the A606 Whitwell please tel (101) and pass information to PC 1742 Appleton quoting ref CR21*242027.

Empingham Beat

Empingham – Criminal damage, Whitwell Road, about 4.15pm 2.5.21, object thrown through front nearside window of parked Skoda Taxi.  Could anyone in the area please check any CCTV or dashcam.  Any information please tel (101) to PC Appleton quoting Cr 21*241086.

Empingham – Burglary residential, Church Street, just before 5pm 2.5.21.  Suspect tries doors and windows and enters outhouse.  Disturbed by occupier, nothing stolen.  Anyone living in the vicinity please check CCTV or dashcam for anyone loitering or behaving suspiciously, tel info (101) to Home Beat Officer quoting ref 21*241453.


Report by PS Kear.

‘Current problems include the diversion on the Oakham Road near Manton. Work on the bridge is not expected to be completed before 5.7.21. Please consider residents in the local villages, re-directed traffic is still causing them serious problems.
A second traffic issue raised by villages is the use of HGV in villages causing noise and vibration problems. We will enforce weight violations where appropriate. The third area of concern is hare coursing which is not only cruel to the animals but causes considerable damage to fields, hedges and fences where the offenders force their way into fields.

Ruthven Horne

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