Community Safety Alerts for 4 days ending 8.3.21.

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 local Beat Officer.  Crime is the responsibility of the whole community.

North Beat.

Langham – theft of security light from Ashwell Road, about 9.15pm 7.3.21 (Sun), later found abandoned.  If you have CCTV in this area please check about this time and report anyone behaving suspiciously to PC Appleton the local North Beat Officer, tel 101 quoting reference Cr21*0130946.

South Beat

Nothing appropriate. (see below)

Uppingham Beat

Uppingham – Leicester Road, vehicle interference (side window smashed), between 11.30pm-11.45pm 4.3.21 (Thurs).  If you have CCTV or were out walking about this time, and heard glass smashing or saw anyone behaving suspiciously please report this information to PC Ace, Beat Officer, quoting ref 21*0126010.

 

Rutland South Crime report for February 2020 by PC 2113 Icke.

 

1st – Thorpe by Water – theft of heating oil

4th – Tixover – theft of motor vehicle from driveway.

6th 7th –Ketton (High street) and Edith Weston – 2 x theft of parts from Land Rover defender’s (doors and bonnet)

8th – South Luffenham – Theft of vehicle number plates.

12th  – North Luffenham  – Theft of vehicle number plates.

21st  – Tinwell – 08.00-12.00  insecure vehicle parked up between times is entered and purse stolen.

21st – 3 foot metal sculpture of a sheep stolen from A47 roundabout.

21st Ketton – Persons unknown have entered the yard broken the lock off the shed door encountered the second metal door and failed to gain entry into a metal container.

22nd  – Morcott – Theft of recovery truck.

24th Braunston in Rutland  – theft of sheep trailer.

 

As part of our ongoing drive to reduce demand did you know that you can report a “NONE EMERGENCY” crime and find lots of useful information on our new improved web site.www.leics.police.uk

 

Current local priorities:

We have seen an increase of crime around theft from motor vehicles this month including theft of motor vehicle from a driveway in Tixover and a concern around thefts of vehicle parts from land rover defenders that we are looking into. We have also had a theft of heating oil (this appears to be an isolated incident at this time).

I would like to say another big thank you for continuing to observe the Covid-19 regulations, thankfully we continue to have very few breaches compared to some areas around the force area. We have looking into visitors travelling to the beauty spots around Rutland including Ketton Park and are visiting these sites and advising and checking distances travelled and we will issue Covid-19 tickets where breaches are found.

The joint Rutland North and Rutland South priority will remain as Rural Crime in relation to Burglaries, car crime and theft from farms. We like to remind you the usual MO is entry via forcing rear garden doors or windows as these areas are isolated and out of sight. Please make sure all doors are locked whether you’re in or not, windows are locked and secure and look at your security measures on any lockups, garages, sheds or outbuilding. If you can make it difficult for anyone to get into the rear garden even better as this is the preferred point of entry for burglars. Preferred items for them to steal is Jewelry and cash so please keep these safe.

As for vehicle crime, please continue to remove all property – remember ’if you leave it on show it will go’. Look to park your vehicle in a well-lit area, look to manoeuvre your van to make it difficult to open any side or rear doors. Please remember when you park up the perpetrators could be watching you, so remove your valuables out of site prior to arrival.

We continue to run a vehicle enforcement campaign throughout Rutland for speed and anti-social driving/riding and have been out in villages and towns with the speed laser gun and have reported a number of drivers.

Our current operations are op vitality for rural crime with extra officers on patrol and Op Vulpine for proactive covid-19 breaches and crime.

We will continue to work closely with the local residents and will alert you as soon as crime is reported and ask that if anything suspicious is seen to report through either 999 or 101.

Parish Meeting: If any parishes would like the beat team to join in any virtual monthly meeting you are holding please let me know.

Our next beat surgery.  As soon as lockdown is finished we will update you.

We are promoting neighbour Link and would like you or anyone you know to sign up for it.

Neighbourhood Link is a free email messaging service from Leicestershire Police, Neighbourhood Watch and other partner organisations, providing news and updates on policing matters that are relevant to you.

Sign up and receive email alerts about policing activity and initiatives in your local area as well as crime prevention advice and information. You will also have the opportunity to reply directly to your neighbourhood team and provide feedback via surveys, where the information you provide is used to set our priorities for the forthcoming month.

https://www.neighbourhoodlink.co.uk/#signup-section

If you see a crime taking place or something suspicious please call 999 noting as much detail as possible including time, location, descriptions, direction of travel from the scene, make and model of any vehicles and if possible any registrations. For any non-emergency incidents or to pass any intelligence call 101 (call costs 15p for entire call) or you can email your local Police officer Pc 2113 Pete Icke on Peter.icke@leicestershire.pnn.police.uk

 

Russ Horne.

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