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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 15th July. I’m sorry that this is a couple of days later than usual, due to a technical problem.
Mill Lane, Ramsey – The glass in the front door of a house on Mill Lane was found to have been damaged on Tuesday 7th July, thought to have been shot with an air rifle, as a pellet was found nearby. (Ref 35/44618/20)
Middle Drove, Ramsey Heights – Whilst on patrol on Middle Drove, Ramsey Heights, on Thursday afternoon, 9th July, officers discovered a horse in distress trapped in some wiring in a field and were happily able to release it. However, noticing a suspicious smell, the officers then discovered three cannabis factories set up in a shed and two static caravans nearby. In total, 34 plants were seized, together with cultivation equipment. The RSPCA were notified about the trapped horse. (Ref 35/45092/20)
At the same location, officers also discovered an ‘Ifor Williams’ twin-axle flat-bed trailer, believed to be stolen property. This was also seized and towed away for examination. (Ref CC-09072020-0175)
Oilmills Road, Ramsey Mereside – Domestic CCTV recorded pictures of a thief stealing a teenager’s mountain bike from the garden of a house on Oilmills. Road, Ramsey Mereside, on Friday afternoon, 10th July. The suspect can be seen getting out of a passing car, taking the bike and riding off on it, then loading it into the back of a van and driving away. (Ref 35/45390/20)
Wood Lane, Ramsey – Thieves interfered with security lighting then broke into a shed in the garden of a house on Wood Lane on Wednesday morning, 15th July, and stole several items of gardening equipment from inside. (Ref 35/46530/20)
And Finally… Police Warning About Dog Thefts
Police are warning dog-owners to be extra-vigilant following a rise in the number of thefts reported across the county in recent weeks. Since May, there have been 17 incidents of dogs stolen from homes and kennels in Cambridgeshire, and this reflects a rising trend nationally, linked to an increase in the prices charged for dogs and puppies.
Locally, thefts have been reported in Stretham, Bluntisham, Peterborough, Horningsea, Stow-cum-Quy and Wilburton, with an attempted theft reported in Haddenham.
There is advice on the precautions you can take to protect your pet on the Force web-site at –
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)