Local Crime Update – 7 days ending 22.4.19.

NB: Under the Data Protection Act, we are advised we should not usually identify, or provide information that can easily identify an individual. In such cases part information will be omitted e.g. an asterisk may be used in place of one letter of a suspect vehicle.

Oakham Beat.

Oakham – Criminal Damage West Road, between 5-6pm 19.4.19 (Fri), car tyres slashed.  Any information  tel 101 ref crime 19*198131.

Rutland North Beat.

GreethamVehicle crime, lay by on Great North Road overnight 17/18.4.19. Driver asleep, when HGV trailer curtain slashed, apparently to see contents.  Nothing stolen.

Ryhall Theft of vehicle overnight 19/20/4/19, from Coppice Road.  Stolen white Mercedes Sprinter 313 CDI, index KY64 NVV.  Please report any sightings to Police on tel 101.

Rutland South Beat.

Edith WestonTheft from the Rutland Water Golf Shop, Manton Road, between 1am-5am17.4.19 (Wed).  Security wire connecting batteries cut and 20 batteries for golf buggies stolen.  EV £3000.  (There was a similar theft in Nov 2018.)

Ketton – Criminal Damage in Wooton Close, between 10.4 and 8pm 17.4.19.  3 car tyres slashed, and in rear garden, 2 patio slabs damaged and 3 more damaged with oil.  If anyone saw persons behaving suspiciously in this area, please pass the info via tel 101 to PC 2113 Icke (crime ref 19*200447).

North Luffenham – Theft from motor vehicle, in Church Street, overnight 20/21.4.19 (Sat/Sun).  SatNav stolen.  A second car was ransacked nothing stolen.

North Luffenham – Theft from vehicle in Swann Close, overnight 20/21.4.19.  Stolen SatNav, red and black gloves,  and loose change  in door well.

North Luffenham – Theft from motor vehicle in Butt Lane, overnight 20/21.4.19.  Stolen from glove compartment a blue leather purse with name ‘Jack Wills’ printed in white. Contains bank card, driving licence and pass cards for Twin Lakes.  Bank card used in Peterborough.

It seems very likely the above three crimes were committed by the same offenders. If you live in North Luffenham and have CCTV please check for a vehicle containing two or three males cruising around the village.  If you have such information or saw anything suspicious, please contact PC 2113 Icke, quoting crime ref 19*202368.

Uppingham Beat.

Attention requested to an orange Ford Fusion style vehicle SH06 *ZD.  This vehicle frequents Rutland and driver involved numerous cases of making off without payment.  Latest 9.37am 15.4.19, Central Garage North Street Uppingham.  Any sightings please pass to Police on tel 101 quoting ref Crime 19*190952.

Uppingham – Criminal damage to window South View, about 7.40pm 17.4.19.  Believed a member of a group of youths seen nearby threw a stone through the window.

Russ Horne.

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