Archive for March, 2010

Theft of Catalytic Converters

March 31, 2010
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Theft of Catalytic Converters

There has been a spate of incidents recently in which thieves have stolen the catalytic converters (part of the exhaust system) from cars, vans and trucks because they contain a highvalue metal. Vehicles can be a target anywhere, be it at home on the drive, at commercial premises, in hotel, supermarket or retail car...
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Potential Cable Theft

March 31, 2010
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Potential Cable Theft

This communication is issued following a communication from London Underground as a warning of potential cable theft. It is believed by Network Rail that the below symbol is being painted onto lineside equipment by members of the travelling community. Network Rail has strong suspicion that the symbol identifies an area where there is lineside...
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Police Incident Report – Wed 31st March 2010

March 31, 2010
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A Watcher has today reported receiving a bogus call allegedly from “Claims XXX You” (I’m unable to give you the full name). The caller had a foreign accent and claimed that the householder’s bank had decided to repay all overdraft charges for the past 10 years and would be paying £750 into their bank...
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Stolen Caravan

March 26, 2010
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Stolen Caravan

Below are 7 pictures of a caravan similar to one stolen on the 19/03/2010 between 15:00 and 17:00hrs. Crime complaint C223A/04336/10. The caravan is owned by an elderly gentleman who was just about to place it up for sale.  The caravan is a BAILEY SENATOR 5 WYOMING, magnolia in colour and has a twin...
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Police Incident Report – Fri 26th March 2010

March 26, 2010
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It would appear that there is another spate of telephone calls being made by persons purporting to be working in conjunction with the British Crime Prevention scheme, and asking for personal details about the residents and security alarms and, or cameras in place.  Please be advised that no such National scheme exists. Our Crime...
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Police Incident Report – Tue 23rd March 2010

March 23, 2010
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Burglary Birchalls, High Lane, Stansted Monday 22nd March At 1:05am offender(s) entered a premises by forcing the front UPVC door. They conducted a tidy a search for keys and removed a Mercedes convertible. The offenders, although not seen, were disturbed during the offence and dropped two handbags at the scene. Attempted theft from motor...
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