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Good Afternoon, Ramsey District Members –
Here is our weekly summary of offences and incidents affecting your community, reported to police during the period 7th to 13th December:
Ugg Mere Court Road, Ramsey St Mary’s – A residents’ speed monitoring group operating on Ugg Mere Court Road, Ramsey St Mary’s, on Thursday afternoon, 6th December, recorded the following vehicles exceeding the 40 mph speed limit:
Blue Vauxhall (northbound) – 66 mph
Grey Vauxhall (southbound) – 78 mph
Black VW (northbound) – 70 mph
Details of the cars involved have been passed to the police. (Ref CC-08122018-0449) Mere Drove, Ramsey Forty Foot – CCTV recorded pictures of a four-by-four vehicle being driven around on land off Mere Drove, Ramsey Forty Foot, late on Friday evening, 7th December. The crops in four fields were damaged by the vehicle, which appeared to have bright lights on a roof bar and left deep tyre ruts across the fields. (Ref 35/50839/18) Benwick Road, Ramsey Forty Foot – Thieves stole a blue and white Suzuki quad bike from outbuildings at an address on Benwick Road, Ramsey Forty Foot, at some time between Saturday 1st and Saturday 8th December. At the moment no-one has reported noticing anything suspicious involving a quad bike in the area. (Ref 35/50720/18) Primrose Close, Ramsey – A total of five childrens’ bikes and scooters were stolen from a summer-house in the back garden of a house on Primrose Close, Ramsey, at some time between midday on Friday 7th and the afternoon of Sunday 9th December. It is thought that the thieves must have entered the back garden by climbing over the fence or a gate to take the bikes from the summer-house, which was unlocked at the time. (Ref 35/51008/18) Hollow Road, Ramsey Forty Foot – Police seized a hare-coursers’ off-road vehicle and had it towed away when it became stuck in mud and was abandoned on land off Hollow Road, Ramsey Forty Foot, on Saturday morning 8th December. Men and dogs had been seen actively hare-coursing and police located a group of five men with three dogs nearby. They were served with a dispersal notice to leave the County and not to return for a period of 24 hours. (Ref CC-08122018-0118) Muchwood Lane, Ramsey Forty Foot – Police recovered a black plastic bag filled with prescription medicines and syringes from a lay-by on Muchwood Lane, Ramsey Forty Foot, on Sunday evening, 9th December. Forty Foot Bank, Near Chatteris – Police were called to a collision between two cars at the Chatteris end of the Forty Foot Bank on Wednesday evening, 12th December. Traffic was delayed for a few hours whilst the incident was dealt with but fortunately no-one was seriously hurt. (Ref CC-12122018-0415) Great Whyte, Ramsey – A woman’s bike was stolen from the driveway in front of her house on Great Whyte, Ramsey, at some time overnight on Wednesday 12th / Thursday 13th December. The bike had been secured to a second bicycle with a cable lock, but the thief managed to detach the lock which was left behind along with the second bike. (Ref 35/51961/18) Forty Foot Bank, Ramsey Forty Foot – Police received a report of a large group of men with several dogs suspected to be hare-coursing on land near the Forty Foot Bank, Ramsey Forty Foot, on Thursday afternoon, 13th December. When officers arrived, an abandoned Subaru off-road vehicle was discovered in a ditch and a group of men was found walking nearby. Police attached ‘Police Aware’ stickers to the vehicle and seized its keys. (Ref CC-13122018-0242)
Later in the day, police were informed by the Fire Brigade that they had been called to deal with a fire at the vehicle, thought to have been caused deliberately. The vehicle had been totally burned out. (Ref CC-13122018-0414) To see details of Policing Summaries for neighbouring areas, please click on the following link and scroll down the page to select areas of interest:
Please be aware that these reports do not contain all details of all reported crime. We do not publish details of domestic related offences or anything which may put a person at risk if information regarding the crime was made public.
As always, if you have information relating to any offence, or are concerned about any suspicious activities, please contact police by using any of these methods:
the '101' non-emergency telephone number;
the on-line web-chat tool on the new Cambridgeshire Constabulary web-site - click on the green icon;
Alternatively, you can use 'Crimestoppers' to make a report anonymously by calling 0800 555 111 or by using their on-line contact form.
In an emergency, or if you witness a crime in progress, always use '999'.
Chris Shaw, PSV
St Ives Police Station
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Chris Shaw (Police, PSV - Online Communities, Huntingdonshire - St Ives)