Burglar Behind Bars A burglar who broke into thirty homes in Crewe was sent to prison for four years. The man also admitted six offences of breaking into sheds and domestic garages, 21 offences of stealing from vehicles and an offence of theft by using a credit card.
More Cannabis Farms Closed Police at Crewe urged people to report any building they suspect may have been turned into a cannabis farm, following the discovery of two in less than a week. Two hundred and fifty cannabis plants were seized from a house in Newfield Drive. Then 450 plants were recovered from a terraced house in Crewe town centre. The two crops would have produced cannabis with a street value in the region of £100,000.
Dealer Jailed A drug dealer from Crewe, found with nearly £14,000 worth of cannabis bush in his possession, was sent to prison for eighteen months. And a 20 years old man was sentenced to 21 months in a Young Offenders Institution after admitting possessing cocaine with intent to supply in Congleton town centre. Both men were caught when patrolling Police Officers became suspicious about their behaviour.
Superintendent Looks Ahead Superintendent Andrew Marsden, who has joined the Cheshire Police Eastern Area Leadership Team says Local Area Partnerships will play a key role in building confidence in local communities. “They are not a meeting, but an agency concept to get things done,” he says. Neighbourhood Policing Units and prolific and priority offenders are among Superintendent Marsden’s responsibilities in his new post. He has 25 years service with Cheshire Police, 23 of them spent in CID and in units tackling serious and organized crime. He says, “This is a very different role and I am really looking forward to it.”
Street Problems Tackled Police in Nantwich dealt with seven people after a series of street disturbances during a busy weekend. Three men were bailed to appear at court, another was given a formal caution and three others were issued with fixed penalty fines.
Eight Years for Stabbing A man has been jailed for eight years for stabbing another man in front of a group of people in Badger Avenue, Crewe. The man pleaded guilty to a charge of wounding with intent. Judge David Hale told him “You were out of control.”
“Disgraceful Behaviour” Resulted in Death A teenager from Nantwich who stole his mother’s car and knocked down and killed another young man has been sentenced to six years in a young offenders’ institution. Chester Crown Court heard that the seventeen years old had been drinking, beer, lager and alco pops before the incident in Winsford. An eighteen years old man who was a passenger in the car at the time of the collision was sent to a young offenders institution for three years. Judge Elgan Edwards told them, “This was a quite disgraceful piece of behaviour.”
Plus for Rural Patrol Security marking for bikes will be offered as part of the next “rural patrol” by Nantwich Neighbourhood Policing Unit. P.C. Sarah Marson and Police Community Support Officers Sharon Jones and Nick Jarvis will visit Wychwood, Wybunbury, Audlem and Wrenbury on December 12th. Sarah said, “We will provide face-to-face talks over a cup of tea for anyone who has any issues to discuss. Bike-marking is a useful ‘extra’ we can offer.”