Archive for May, 2010

Possible Bogus Caller

May 28, 2010
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We have had a report of a white male of around 5’7″ with brown greasy hair, knocking on doors in Great Chesterford claiming to be there to carry out works to properties on behalf of the District Council. Whilst we have had no reports of thefts so far surrounding this man, he does not...
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Public Meeting, tonight

May 26, 2010
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Just a reminder of tonight’s meeting at 7.30pm in the meeting hall behind the Stansted Free Church, situated towards the bottom of Chapel Hill (same entrance to Millways Stationery).  All residents in Stansted Mountfitchet are welcome to attend.
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Cold callers in Uttlesford

May 26, 2010
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We have had a number of reports from people who have been visited by our door knocking friends selling dusters etc.  One report suggested that the sellers claimed to be from the “Keep Britain Working Campaign”, but when the householder called the organisation, they reported that they had nobody working in the area. You...
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Protect your catalytic converter

May 18, 2010
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Excerpt from Essex Police news update Police in mid and north Essex are offering free security marking of catalytic converters on high clearance cars and vans to local residents, at a special event to be held at Dunmow police station. If you own a car or van with a high clearance, such as a...
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Police Incident Report – Mon 17th May 2010

May 17, 2010
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Great Sampford 12th May overnight or early 13th May A Ford pick up truck has been broken into by breaking the front nearside window.  The steering cowling tampered with but nothing stolen. Hempstead – metal theft – 12th May overnight Aluminium strips have been removed from an open rear yard of a business in...
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Police Incident Report – Wed 12th May 2010

May 12, 2010
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Distraction Burglary – Takeley between 10:50 – 11:05 on 10th May At Dunmow Road in Takeley, offenders were invited into the premises under the premise that they were selling cavity wall insulation. Whilst one male distracted the householder, a second male entered the bedroom and removed items. Please be very sure about anybody who...
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Police Incident Report – Tue 11th May 2010

May 11, 2010
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Saturday May 8th Starlings Green, Clavering A householder has reported that a man called at her house, displaying a card stating that he was deaf and attempting to sell art prints.  The householder was suspicious of this since she’d passed him in the street 10 minutes previously and seen him talking on a mobile...
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Keep thieves away this summer

May 6, 2010
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With the good weather and long days approaching, everyone wants to make the most of their gardens and allotments. To ensure you can relax and enjoy the summer, Stephen Armson-Smith,  Braintree district’s crime reduction advisor, has a few top tips for keeping your garden equipment and plants safe from theft. Stephen said: “I would...
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