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25 Jun 2012
Chester Outer North - Blacon and Saughall
- Saughall Road - Criminal damage. Daytime of
18th June. Offender(s) use sharp implement to scratch bodywork of
parked Honda Civic motor vehicle.
- Long Lane- Theft. Overnight 17-18th June.
Unknown offender(s) enter shed in rear garden through insecure
window and makes negative search. A bicycle (no further description
available) was then stolen from the garden.
- Hatton Road - Theft from motor vehicle.
Overnight 21-22nd June. Unknown offender(s) steals wallet from
insecure Renault Megane vehicle parked on driveway.
Chester Outer South - Lache / Westminster Park / Curzon Park /
Handbridge / Saltney
- Appleyards Lane - Theft of gates. Afternoon of
15th June. Offender(s) enter driveway of house and steal metal
gates that had been taken down for painting.
- Oxford Road / Shrewsbury Way - Criminal
damage. Daytime of 18th June.Unknown offender(s) smash windows of
premises using stones.
- West Cheshire College - Theft of pedal cycle.
Daytime 18th June. Offender(s) steal purple Carrera mountain bike
Chester Outer East - Kingsway / Hoole / Upton / Huntington /
Vicars Cross / Boughton
- Woodlands Drive- Burglary (other). Between
9th-16th June. Offender(s) enter brick outbuilding by forcing
padlock using unknown means. Power tools and 2x mountain bikes
- Vicarage Road - Theft of pedal cycle. Between
15-19th June. Unknown offender(s) enters garden (over wall) of
property. Then cut through security chain before stealing
Specialized Marin Mountain bike as well as wheel from other
- Sefton Road - Theft from motor vehicles.
Overnight 22-23rd June. Offender(s) enter a number of vehicles
outside various premises by unknown means & remove items from
within (no details as yet of what stolen).
Following the offence that took place on the morning of Saturday
9th June 2012, Chester Outer
Officers and PCSO’s have
provided high-visibility patrols in the Kingsway area. The officers
attended over 90 addresses near to the incident location for the
purposes of making house to house enquiries as well as offering
reassurance to the local Kingsway residents. This assistance
allowed the Chester
, who are actively
investigating this case, to perform other vital case-related
enquiries. We will keep the community informed concerning any
progress and would ask that if anyone has any information that
could assist this case then they should ring 101.
However, if you wish to pass information via an independent
anonymous source, you can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
On Wednesday June 6th Panna football was organised to take place
in Saughall, unfortunately it was not able to take place due to
circumstances involving the towing vehicle.
The youth workers acted very quickly so as not to let the
children down and went out and bought some goals which were used
for numerous games of 5-a-side. This went down really well despite
the heavy down pours of rain and those that took part were not too
On Thursday June 7th Mountain Monkeys came to Saughall offering
the chance for all ages to have a go at archery on the climbing
was another good week for community engagement with the local
police in Upton with two positive interactions being attended by
On Wednesday 20th June Matt was invited to the Countess of
Chester Hospital to offer advice and guidance on cycling matters as
well as engraving postcodes on to NHS staff's cycles as part of a
cycle initiative organised by Alex Ford of the Procurement
department. The initiative also involved representatives from Big
Bill's Bikes who were doing safety checks and adjustments and had a
few bikes to sell.
The day was good with around 10 cycles marked.
Another good opportunity for local school children and their
families to meet the police was on Saturday 23rd June at Acres
field Primary School's summer fete.
Browell attended the
school with a marked response police car to show the young people
and parents a tool that helps the police officers get from A to B
(Sometimes quickly in an emergency).
In summing up the two events Matt said,
- PCSO Matt Browell, Chester Outer Neighbourhood
I am always proud to represent the police at these events,
especially as Upton's local Community Support Officer. I have
attended the cycling events at the Countess of Chester a few times
now and I always have staff approaching me for their cycles to be
marked. Local police officers and PCSOs regularly engage with
people they see on high value cycles in suspicious circumstances
and although post coding of cycles does not make them "Theft
proof", it does help the police identify instantly where the bike
comes from, which in turn could make the difference in providing a
police officer with the grounds to arrest a potential thief or
Schools are a great place to interact with the young people of
my local area; it breaks down barriers and helps foster respect for
the emergency services and the job they do in the community. After
5 years on my beat area I have children and parents who now know me
by first name and aren't afraid to come and say hello and ask
questions about the police, my role or raise concerns in their
neighbourhood, although I feel the police car with its flashing
blue lights easily steals my thunder!