Weekly Crime Update From Hampshire Constabulary – 24/01/2014 – 31/01/2015

Please see the following information from Hampshire Constabulary
Weekly beat report from 24/01/2014 – 31/01/2015
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 – Nothing to report
ASHFIELD ~ Nothing to report
AWBRIDGE ~ Nothing to report.
BRAISHFIELD ~ Theft of fuel – on the 21/01/15 a white Ford van part index number **FP58** drove on to a farm, parked next to the fuel tank, and filled the van up the tank with red diesel, then drove off at speed.
Burglary ~ Village shop – Over night on the 30/01/15 person/s unknown have forced entry to the back door of the kitchen area by smashing the bottom panel of the door, entry gained where money has been stolen. Police are appealing for any information please call 101 quoting reference number 44150035400
BELBINS ~ Nothing to report
BROADLANDS PARK ~ Nothing to report
CARTERS CLAY ~ Nothing to report
CRAMPMOOR ~ Nothing to report
DUNBRIDGE Nothing to report
EAST DEAN ~ Nothing to report
EAST TYTHERLEY ~ Nothing to report
EAST WELLOW ~ Nothing to report
GREATBRIDGE ROAD ~ Nothing to report
HIGHWOOD ~ Nothing to report
KIMBRIDGE ~ Nothing to report
KINGS SOMBORNE ~ Nothing to report
 
LEE ~ Nothing to report
LOCKERLEY – Anti sociable behaviour – 28/01/15 report of two vehicles driving and spinning around on the village green, Butts Green. Romsey police are appealing for any information. Please call 101
MOTTISFONT Nothing to report
MICHELEMERSH and TIMSBURY ~ Non dwelling break-in – theft of motor bike – Over night on the 26/01/15 person/s unknown have entered the rear garden of a property, cut off the shed door padlock and stolen an off road motor bike and a mountain bike. Police are appealing for any information; enquiries are on going please call 101 quoting 44150029661.
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 ~ Nothing to report
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 – white Ford van part index number **FP58** involved in fuel theft
 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.**
Please remember to update us of any change to your contact details so we can keep our records up to date.
 
Jo Cole
PCSO 13289
Romsey Rural Safer Neighbourhood Team
Contact no ~ 101