Local Crime Update 11.3.19

Local Crime Update – 7 days ending 8.3.19.

Oakham Beat.

Oakham – Criminal Damage (3 cases) (i) Ostlers Drive Barleythorpe overnight 3/4.3.19, ‘keyed’ along door panel. (ii) Market Place, 8.30am-12.30pm 4.3.19, ‘keyed’ down drivers door.  (iii) Pentland Court, 2/4.3.19 wing mirror smashed and paintwork scratched.

Rutland North Beat.

Cottesmore – Criminal Damage (hare coursing) 3/4.3.19.  Field off Main Street, padlocked gate forced and wheat fields damaged by driving.

Greetham – Theft of 200 litres of diesel from HGV parked in lay by Wood Lane overnight 4/5.3.19.

Burley – Burglary dwelling (brick garage) 11pm 5.3.19 (Tues) Old Row, Cottesmore Road.  Up and over door forced and property removed by 2 men in flat backed lorry.  One wearing hoodie said asked to remove property by owner.  Stolen Countax 38” petrol lawnmower fitted with Honda engine, Echo petrol hedge trimmer, Stihl petrol FS38 strimmer.

Anyone with CCTV please check for description of men or vehicle, or anyone in vicinity who can assist please contact PC Appleton quoting ref 19*116127.

Rutland South Beat.

Belton – Criminal damage to car on driveway house in Braunston Road, overnight 3/4.3.19.   Passenger wing mirror smashed.

Empingham – Theft of tools from vehicle locked and parked Main Street between 7.50am-8.30am 4.3.19.  No damage, means entry nk.  Stolen Dewalt crosscut saw, two battery operated Makita drills.  EV £8-900.

Anyone who has CCTV or saw anything suspicious in this 40 minute period, please contact PC Icke.

Tickencote – Theft of 730 litres fuel syphoned from HGV parked overnight 6/7.3.19 in lay by A1(N) just after Melton Mowbray turning.

Attention requested in vicinity of Churches.  About 5.30pm, Sat 9th March the following vehicle was seen loitering outside St Peters Church, Empingham, as the church was being locked up: a small beige car index KU54 NCV.  Vehicle seen to drive on A606 towards Stamford.  Whilst no information of any offences committed the thefts of lead from church roofs have resumed.  The roof of St Peters has been attacked three times the last in June 2018.

Russ Horne.

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