Local Crime Update for Rutland – 7 days ending 26.10.19.

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.

The Home Office has confirmed the Leicestershire Police, will get an additional 89 Police Officers in the first round of the national uplift, which was announced last month.  No indication of the numbers for Rutland

Oakham Beat.

Burglary non-dwelling, business unit in Midland Court, Station Approach, Oakham, approx. 11.55pm 19.10.19, (Sat 6 suspects in total seen).  Vehicular approach from Station Approach blocked with several skips, 3 men wearing balaclavas climbed, ladder of pallets to gain entry through upper floor window and stole small grey safe, it has a keyboard for entering digital code on front.  CCTV nearby damaged.

At midnight on Saturday night, there would be plenty of people around.  If anyone saw men moving skips around in Station Approach, or you have CCTV particularly in Kilburn Road please check for anything suspicious such as vehicles in the school Playing Fields perhaps forcing entrance or exit to/from Kilburn Road please tel.101and pass the information for the Eastern Counties Crime Investigation Unit quoting crime 19*560474.

Criminal Damage – overnight 19/20.10.19 to vehicle in resident’s car park Haydock Avenue, Barleythorpe.  Every panel on car with exception of boot scratched.  If anyone in area has a CCTV please check, and if anything of value found please tel 101 leaving any information to PC 1312 Joe Lloyd.

Criminal Damage (2 premises) overnight 19/20.10.19. (Sat/Sun) 10 windows in Mermaid Fish and Chip Shop and 3 panes of glass in Bills Bar, both Melton Road.  One man arrested.

Criminal Damage to motor vehicle, Northgate, Oakham overnight 21/22.10.19. (Mon/Tues).  Rear window of vehicle outside No 24 smashed.

Theft from motor vehicle in Willow Crescent, discovered 1.35pm 25.10.19. (Fri).  Locked door opened by some instrument.  Stolen quantity of tools type and value not yet known.

Rutland North Beat.

Greetham – theft of diesel from motor lorry parked near roadside Snacks van, Great North Road, overnight 20/21.10.19 (Sun/Mon).  Believed syphoned, quantity not known.

Rutland South Beat.

Caldecott – Burglary dwelling, Uppingham Road, discovered 3.30pm 21.10.19, not known when secure as owner away.  Entry by rear bedroom window, not known what stolen at this stage.

Belton in Rutland – Theft.  Between 6.30am-miday, 24.10.19, in Leicester Road (i) Attempt theft from vehicle, nearside window smashed, not known what stolen; (ii) Lock broken from shed to rear of premises mountain bike and quantity of tools stolen from within.  No further description at present.

Lyddington – Telephone Fraud (£5000), 85-year-old victim and his wife received phone call from an alleged Police Officer from Scotland Yard asking that he remove £7000 cash from his account to pay to police to assist in trapping a fraudster.  Fraud discovered when the bank realised, he had withdrawn (and paid) £5000 the day before.

However plausible (and they are very plausible) and no matter the time pressure placed on your decision; legitimate organisations do not make what amounts to ‘cold calling for purposes such as this.  Do not under any circumstances pay money without consulting your Bank Building Society.

Morcott – Theft of tools from motor van at Redwing Motel, Glaston Road, overnight 24/25.10.19. (Thur/Frid).  Stolen: Bosch 4”grinder, GWS 18v; one Bosch multi tool GOP 18v; one Bosch site radio GML soundbox 18v; one Bosch professional GSBL-boxxx 18v combi drill: one Bosch GDR 18v impact driver ; 4xBosch 18v 4Ah Ithium-ion cool pack batteries; 1xAL 1860 cv Bosch charger 18v; 1x1600A004ZW boss charged 18 v; 4xBosch L-boxxx 136sp; 1xDewalt DWo88K-XJ dual laser; 1x Megger MTF1741BS multifunction tester.

ALL above ITEMS MARKED WITH INITIALS ‘PDH’ in black permanent ink, except the Megger tester, which was company supplied.

If you see any of this equipment for sale or being used, do not intervene or comment.  Simply note the index of the vehicle being used by the individual in question and pass the information to police by tel 101 with request to operator to pass info to Crime Investigation Unit quoting Crime ref 19*571701.

Tixover – Found – Possible Proceeds of Crime – 10.20am, 25.10.19, at the Post Box, at The Barns, close to Hall Lane.  Three blue Makita plastic boxes (not linked to previous item).

See photograph below.

If you think the property may be yours please contact PC 2113 Peter Icke, Neighbourhood Officer for South Beat.  Giving information where the property was stolen or lost, and reference for this report, and what was in the boxes quoting Rutland reference 19* 571763.

Uppingham Beat.

Theft from Construction site, (Uppingham School) Ayston Road, overnight 24/25.10.19 (Thur/Frid), four items of Plant equipment.  Stolen:

  • 1 ton Dumper truck sign written with A-Plant, Plant ref – A943018, Property of A Plant;
  • JCB Excavator. 1.5 tons, sign written with ‘A Plant, Plant Ref – A771440, Property of A Plant’.
  • JCB Excavator 3 tons, sign written with ‘A Plant Ref – A771525,’ a similar model is shown below.


Dumper truck, Thwaites Mach 580, 3 tons serial number 3161, Plant number GP16, sign written with Gladstone Construction (Property Gladstone Construction). Similar model shown below.

Anyone in the vicinity of Ayston Road who has a CCTV would they please check the period from 4.15pm 24th to 8am 25.10.19.  If they have any footage which appears out of the ordinary, or apparently showing ‘workmen’ moving items such as this away from the scene, e.g. low loader (tarpaulin?) please ring 101 and pass the information for the officers investigating crime ref 19*570882.

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