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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 25th to 31st January:
Forty Foot Bank, Ramsey Forty Foot – Police, fire and ambulance crews were called to an incident on the Forty Foot Bank, Ramsey Forty Foot, in the early hours of Friday morning, 25th January, where a single car had left the road and ended up half in the water. Fortunately no-one was hurt and recovery of the car was arranged for later in the day when it was light. (Ref CC-25012019-0019)
Oilmills Road, Ramsey Mereside – Three cars were involved in a collision on Oilmills Road, Ramsey Mereside, at just before 9:00 am on Friday 25th January. One person was reported to have been taken to hospital with minor injuries. Police were able to move two of the cars out of the road, and checks were made on the third which had left the scene. (Ref CC-25012019-0096)
Mill Lane, Ramsey – Police received a report of a break-in at a sports club on Mill Lane, Ramsey, on Friday afternoon, 25th January. Intruders smashed padlocks on the doors to get into the building, but at the moment it is not known what may have been stolen from inside. (Ref 35/6045/19)
Station Road, Ramsey – Police received a report of intruders in the back garden of a house on Station Road, Ramsey, at just before midnight on Saturday 26th January. Two suspects with torches were seen, but had left when a police patrol arrived, although damage to the front door of the house was discovered. However, police stopped a suspicious car shortly afterwards and one person was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol. (Ref CC-26012019-0567)
Daintree Road, Ramsey St Mary's – A man’s wallet and mobile phone were stolen from a house on Daintree Road, Ramsey St Mary's, on Monday morning, 28th January. (Ref 35/6621/19)
Blenheim Road, Ramsey – Police seized and towed away a green Peugeot car from Blenheim Road, Ramsey, on Monday afternoon, 28th January, when checks showed that it had no valid insurance. (Ref CC-28012019-0252)
Ramsey St Mary’s – A grey BMW car was stolen from the driveway of its owner’s house in Ramsey St Mary’s at some time overnight on Wednesday 30th / Thursday 31st January. The car was last seen on the drive at midnight, but had gone by 7:00 am the following morning. (Ref 35/7284/19)
Oilmills Road, Ramsey Mereside – Police received a report of haystacks on fire in a field adjacent to Oilmills Road, Ramsey Mereside, on Thursday afternoon, 31st January, where smoke from the fire was drifting across the road, causing visibility problems. The Fire Brigade were notified, assessed the situation and dealt with the blaze without police needing to attend. (Ref CC-31012019-0241)
Police Policy on Lost and Found Property Has Changed: As of today, 1st February, Cambridgeshire Constabulary are changing their policy on dealing with lost and found property, and adopting a new nationally-agreed framework.
The Force will no longer deal with reports of lost property, and will accept only a reduced range of reports of items that have been found.
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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