Weekly Policing Update - Earith and Needingworth District
Alert message sent 31/10/2020 11:56:00
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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 24th to 30th October:
Parson’s Green, St Ives – A man’s bicycle was stolen from outside a shop on Parson’s Green at some time between 6:00 am and 9:00 am on Friday morning, 23rd October. The bike had been left secured with a heavy duty chain and an additional lock, but the thief managed to remove these and steal the bike. Police hope that CCTV may have recorded the crime taking place. (Ref 35/72152/20)
Parson’s Green, St Ives – Police arrested a person for drink-driving, assault and for carrying a bladed weapon after they were stopped and searched in a car-park at Parson’s Green shortly after midnight early on Saturday morning, 24th October. (Ref 35/72360/20)
St Mary’s Close, Bluntisham – Three males were seen damaging the wing-mirror of a car left parked on St Mary’s Close, Bluntisham, on Saturday evening, 24th October. Police attended, made local enquiries and gave advice to local residents. (Ref 35/72548/20)
Parson’s Green, St Ives – A thief stole a woman’s purse from her handbag whilst she was in a shop at Parson’s Green on Sunday afternoon, 25th October. The bag was slung over her shoulder and the purse, containing various cards, was taken at some time whilst she was inside the shop. Fortunately, the purse was later found abandoned nearby and returned to its owner, but it is not known if the contents were intact. (Ref 35/72732/20)
Mill Lane,Bluntisham – Police received a report of a series of small fires found on the Recreation Field at Mill Lane, Bluntisham, on Wednesday evening, 28th October. The fires contained the ashes of some books and may have been started with an aerosol, but were safely extinguished by a passer-by. This is the latest in a series of acts of anti-social behaviour reported in the area, and has been logged for the information of the Neighbourhood Policing Team. (Ref CC-28102020-0358)
Local News Items:
Drugs Dealer Jailed:
A St Ives man was jailed for 30 months at a hearing at Cambridge Crown Court on Wednesday 28th October. Mohammed Ali, aged 22, of Little Farthing Close, had pleaded guilty to two counts of possessing a Class A with intent to supply at an earlier hearing.
Sex Offender Receives Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO):
Edward White of Hemingford Abbots was handed a five-year CBO at Cambridge Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday, 28th October. The Order prohibits him from going to Fen Drayton Lakes and engaging in various activities.
A telehandler (piece of heavy machinery) was stolen from a farm at Moat’s Way, Hemingford Abbots at some time between Monday afternoon, 26th, and Tuesday morning, 27th October.
Police are asking anyone who may have seen anything suspicious to contact them via the 101 non-emergency number or the web-site reporting tool, quoting Incident Number 136 of 27 October.
Stolen High Performance Cars:
Police are also interested in finding three high performance cars recently reported stolen. These are:
Audi A3, white
Audi TT, black
Mercedes CLA 220, black
Please contact the police if you see any cars like these in suspicious circumstances.
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)