Weekly Policing Update - Earith and Needingworth District
Alert message sent 27/06/2020 14:54:00
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Good Afternoon, Earith and Needingworth District Members –
Here is our weekly summary of offences and incidents affecting your community, reported to police during the period 19th to 26th June:
Overcote Lane, Needingworth – A horse-rider and three friends were shouted at and verbally abused as they tried to pass a man on a bridleway near Overcote Lane, Needingworth, on Saturday morning, 20th June. The man refused to let the riders pass and was so abusive that they had to turn back. Police hope that CCTV footage may be available to help identify the suspect. (Ref 35/40094/20)
Back Lane, Holywell – Police arrested a man and a woman at an address on Back Lane, Holywell, on Thursday morning, 25th June, and charged them with possession with intent to supply Class A drugs and concealing criminal property. A search of the premises revealed cocaine, ketamine and MDMA worth £87,000 and more than £90,000 in cash. Investigations are continuing. (Ref 35/41416/20)
High Street, Earith – Police are investigating the theft of a kayak from a house on High Street, Earith, thought to have happened at some time between Wednesday 24th and Friday 26th June. (Ref 35/41796/20)
Overcote Lane, Needingworth – Police were called to the river at Overcote Lane, Needingworth, on Thursday evening, 25th June, following a report of a large group of people behaving in a rowdy and anti-social manner. People were reported to be swimming across the river, intimidating boat-owners moored up nearby, throwing scaffolding into the water and trespassing on private property. A police patrol was dispatched and officers spoke to a group of people found there, giving words of advice about their behaviour. (Ref CC-25062020-0365)
From the Police ‘News’ Website:
A man who harassed his ex-wife, sending numerous offensive text messages, stalking her and eventually crashing his car into the wall of her house in Needingworth, was sentenced to 40 months in prison at Peterborough Crown Court on Thursday 25th June.
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 We do not publish details of domestic related offences or anything which may put a person at risk if information regarding the crime was made public.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)