Weekly Crime Report From Hampshire Constabulary – 19/01/2014 – 23/01/2015

Please see the following information from Hampshire Constabulary…

Dear All,
Weekly beat report from 19/01/2014 – 23/01/2015
Weekly update reported crime Romsey rural, we hope you find this week’s circulation useful. We have worked hard to ensure the information is current and accurate.
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TRAVELLERS ~ Nil to report
A3090 ~ Nothing to report
ABBEY PARK PREMIER WAY ~ Nothing to report
ABBOTSWOOD ESTATE ~ Nothing to report
AMPFIELD – Theft – Overnight on the 20/01/15 person/s unknown have gained access to a garden nursery and stolen copper electric cable and machinery worth £9,000. Police are appealing for any witnesses or information please call Romsey on 101 quoting reference number 44150022349
ASHFIELD ~ Nothing to report
AWBRIDGE ~ Nothing to report.
BRAISHFIELD ~ Nothing to report
BELBINS ~ Nothing to report
BROADLANDS PARK ~ Nothing to report
CARTERS CLAY ~ Nothing to report
CRAMPMOOR ~ Nothing to report
DUNBRIDGE 19/01/15 report of person/s unknown have forced open the station house office, entry gained nothing reported stolen
EAST DEAN ~ Nothing to report
EAST TYTHERLEY ~ Nothing to report
EAST WELLOW ~ Theft from Vehicle Tanners Road –  23/01/2015 between 1000 hrs and 1130 hrs person/s unknown have stolen a nap sack leaf blower and chain saw from the back of a vehicle parked in the driveway.
GREATBRIDGE ROAD ~ Nothing to report
HIGHWOOD ~ Nothing to report
KIMBRIDGE ~ Nothing to report
KINGS SOMBORNE ~ Nothing to report
 
LEE ~ Nothing to report
LOCKERLEY – Nothing to report
MOTTISFONT 20/01/15 report of a silver ford transit van **LX07EWJ**, male challenged  the driver who stated he was looking for his dog, the informant noticed the rear doors of the van were open and thought he was attempting to steal something from the driveway. Police were deployed and later located the vehicle, the driver and vehicle were searched, nothing was found stolen. Any  further sightings please report on 101
MICHELEMERSH and TIMSBURY ~ Nothing to report
OWER ~ Nothing to report
PAUNCEFOOT HILL ~ Nothing to report
PLAITFORD ~ Nothing to report
PREMIER WAY INDUSTRIAL ESTATE ~ Nothing to report
SHERFIELD ENGLISH ~ Nothing to report
SHOOTASH ~ Nothing to report
STANBRIDGE ~ Nothing to report
WEST DEAN ~ Nothing to report
WEST TYTHERLEY  Nothing to report
WEST WELLOW AND CANADA ~ Theft Wellow Drove – 23/01/2015 report unknown persons have stolen three pairs of boots from the front door of a property.
GENERAL CRIME PREVENTION ADVICE – please read
SHED AND OUTBUILDING CRIME PREVENTION ADVISE – please read
There have been a number of shed and garage breaks in the area, please make sure your sheds and equipment are secure.
Many people take a great deal of trouble in securing their home and property while at the same time leaving valuable gardening tools and cycles in a shed that is either unlocked or not maintained.
Garden crime is now becoming more and more common. Tools such as lawn mowers, strimmers, hedge cutters, power tools are expensive items to replace and may incur in extra insurance premiums.
Crime prevention advice
CRIME PREVENTION ADVICE ~ ON YOUR PROPERTY
  • Check your Insurance documents are up to date and cover your personal items.
  • Ensure side gates are locked to prevent access to the rear of the property.
  • Ensure rear fencing and hedging is in good repair.
  • Lock all windows, doors and outer doors.
  • Keep all keys out of reach and out of sight from the letterbox a device could be used to hook keys though the letterbox.
  • Do not leave ladders and garden tools in your garden, lock them away in a garage or shed. Thieves will use your tools to gain access to your property
  • Try and improve natural surveillance at the front of your property, i.e. trim high hedges.
  • Consider fitting security lighting and a burglar alarm.
  • Get a trusted neighbour to keep an eye on your property if you are out or away.
  • Mark your property with your post code and house number, register your property for free on www.immobilise.com
  • Remove valuables from view of ground floor windows. I.e. purses, wallets,  handbags etc.
  • Consider in investing in a safe to keep items of jewellery and important documents etc.
  • Consider in setting up or getting involved in a Neighbourhood Watch scheme in your road or area – for further information please contact me to for further information.
Vehicle crime please read ~
CAR CRIME ADVICE TO BE AWARE – We are still getting reports of theft from vehicles. This is a reminder to all ……PLEASE DO NOT LEAVE VALUABLE ITEMS IN VEHICLES Please remain vigilant and if you see any suspicious person/s or vehicles in the area please report on 101
CRIME PREVENTION ADVICE ON HEATING OIL
PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU HEATING OIL TANKS ARE SECURE AND REGULARLY CHECKED –
NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH – we are looking to set up Neighbourhood Watches in all areas of the rural. If you have some spare time and wish to help in assisting or setting up a Neighbourhood watch in your area please contact me.
Property Security – Register your items for free at www.immobilise.com using this service will assist the police in returning property to the rightful owner.
This is a good time to address your home and business security by checking and fixing doors, windows and locks. Making sure fencing and gates are in good order and secure
WARNINGHampshire County Council Trading Standards Service
Rogue Traders operate in all areas of Hampshire offering a number of services. Please beware and report any door to door callers/salesmen on ~ 01962 833620 or email
If anyone has any information about traders who are cold calling or requires any advice on doorstep crime they can contact Hampshire County Council’s
                        Quick Response Team on 01962 833666
(Monday – Friday 0900hrs to 1700hrs)
 Specially trained officers are on hand to provide advice. 
If assistance is required outside of these hours please contact Hampshire Police on their non-urgent number 101 or dial 999 if you feel threatened or intimidated.
Suspicious Activity ~ PLEASE REPORT ANY SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY IN YOUR AREA ON 101 (NON EMERGENCY NUMBER OR IF A CRIME IS TAKING PLACE THE 999
Vehicles Seized ~ Nil to report
Good news stories ~
VEHICLES OF INTEREST –Suspicious vehicle possibly involved in crime – silver ford transit van **LX07EWJ.
 RomseyPolice
PLEASE REPORT ANY SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY IN YOUR AREA ON 101 (NON EMERGENCY NUMBER OR IF A CRIME IS TAKING PLACE THE999
Kind regards
Jo, Vern and Dave
**NB: Please bear in mind that although the vehicle details given below have been reported by members of the public as being seen in suspicious circumstances, it may be that they are going about their lawful business and/or may not have been taken correctly by the person reporting the incident.**