Local Crime Update for Rutland – 7 days ending 2.11.19.

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 dwelling, Cornflower Crescent, Barleythorpe, overnight 26/27.10.19 (Sat/Sun).  Property entered and keys for blue BMW (parked outside) removed from rack in hall.  Vehicle driven away; number plates later found dumped.

Anyone with CCTV in the area please check and pass any information to PC 1312 Lloyd, Neighbourhood Officer quoting Crime reference19*574956.

Burglary dwelling (for car keys), Welland Way, overnight 1/2.11.19, (Fri/Sat).  Keys removed from house and used to steal black Mercedes parked outside index PX64 SZO.

This is the second high value car stolen by ‘car key’ burglary in Oakham in the last 7 days.   If you have a quality car not only should you put the keys in a ‘relay’ secure ‘Faraday’ bag but do not place this in a clearly visible place such, as a key rack, close to the front door.

Vehicle crime – Tolethorpe Close, About 1.50am-1.55am 1.11.19.  Male suspect seen to enter vehicle and search glove box.  Not known what stolen.  Suspect male, slim, age and colour not known, 5’10” wearing silver grey quilted jacket and red gloves.

Criminal damage to motor vehicle – Haydock Avenue, Barleythorpe, overnight 31.10 and 1.11.19.  Yellow paint sprayed on car.

North Beat.

Whissendine – Gate lock damaged near Arnescote Farm, Stapleford Road, where illegal rave held (approx. 50-60 vehicles) between 12 mid night and 2.40am 27.1019 (Sun).  Eventually dispersed by Police.

Whissendine – Vehicle crime, overnight 27/28.10.19 from vehicle Pickwell Lane, theft of number plate index FE05 WTF

Ryhall – Vehicle crime, theft from van in parking bay, St Ebbas Close, overnight 26/27.10.19.  Not know what stolen.  Anyone with CCTV in this close, please check and pass any information to Eastern Counties Crime Investigation quoting crim ref *574921.

Oakham South

Braunston – vehicle crime, theft of front number plate, overnight 28/29/10/19 (Mon/Tues) from vehicle in driveway in Oakham Road.  Stolen plate FR19 YDA.

Uppingham Beat.

Vehicle crime – Blackthorn Close, overnight 29/30.10.19 (Tues/Wed) theft of black Land Rover index LF14 THK.

If anyone in Blackthorn Close has a CCTV could they please check during the night Tue/Wed.  If they find anything suspicious please contact the Crime Investigation Unit on 101 quoting crime ref 19*580208.

Interested in a career in the Police?

Being a police officer will give you some of the best and proudest days of your life, from protecting the vulnerable to saving lives – it’s exciting, diverse and vitally important.  Our officers keep the communities of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland safe.  Police locally, are actively looking for people with a wide range of backgrounds because we pride ourselves on representing the diverse communities we serve. You will be part of one big family – could you make a difference?



Russ Horne.

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *