Local Crime Update for Rutland – 7 days ending 12.10.19.

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.

Burglary non-dwelling, Boots, High Street, overnight 5/6.10.19.  (Sat/Sun) Force rear door of store and remove large quantity of razors/blades and perfumes; estimated value £12,500.  A silver coloured, vehicle is believed to have been used.

If any shop or dwelling to the rear of Boots has CCTV could they please scan it from about 10.30pm 5.10.19.  Any information please pass to Eastern Counties Crime Investigation Unit using tel 101 quoting Crime ref 19*532898.

Theft – Wheatfield Way, Barleythorpe about 6.45pm 5.10.19, (Sat) 4 males (wearing shirts and ties) stole a concrete otter, garden ornament.  Removed in 4×4.  A second ornament was found nearby.

Any information please to Neighbourhood Officer PC 1312 Lloyd quoting 19* 533892.

Theft – Manor Lane, Barleythorpe overnight 5/6.10.19 (Sat/Sun) a number of gate locks.

Rutland North Beat.

Greetham – Theft of 14 golf buggies/batteries overnight 7/8.10.19 (Mon/Tues) from Greetham Valley Golf Club, Wood Lane.  Entry to driving range by forcing out fence panel.  4 buggies moved to Wood Lane, batteries removed (ripped out), a further 10 batteries removed from buggies.  Damage to buggies make them unusable. Estimated value to replace approx. £20,000.

Whitwell – Criminal damage overnight 10/11.10.19 to container lock at Rutland Watersports shop, Bull Brigg Lane, plus 4 other containers on other side of lake on Normanton Car Park.  In addition, one power boat damaged.  Damage estimated over £5,000.

Rutland South Beat.

Wardley – Criminal damage to sign, on fence Wardley footpath (E248) adjacent to A47.  Sign advertising British lamb (picture lamb chops) cut into 4 by Stanley knife or similar.  Cost to replace approx. £40-50.

Edith Weston – Theft, between 2pm 5.10 and 9.10am 6.10.19 at Rutland Sailing Club, Gibbet Lane.  Stolen two HP Mariner outboard motors from two boats moored to the jetty.  Fuel lines cut.

Below is an image of a similar engine, colour scheme not known.

Edith Weston – Theft of outboard motor from Rutland Sailing Club compound, Gibbet Lane, overnight 6/7.10.19 by cutting electric wires and fuel pipes.  Stolen Suzuki DF60A serial number known 1125**.  Estimated value £7500 new.

Model shown below, colour scheme not known but this seems the most common ‘Pearl nebular black’.  Outboard engines stolen on consecutive nights.5/6 and 7/7.10.19.


Empingham – Theft of tractor between 2pm 8.10 and 2.15pm 9.10.19.  Stolen from paddock near Well Court.  Stolen Massey Ferguson 135 tractor index no VOR 267 N, because of age (1975) uses a standard key.

Caldecott – Vehicle crime from work van in driveway Church Lane, between 4am and 7.30am 10.10.19.  Passenger window smashed.  Stolen 3 Makita 4 amp power tools with batteries and charger, Makita SDS drill, a Stanley hammer and a tool bag.

Uppingham Beat.

None appropriate for circulation.


Russ Horne.


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