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22 Feb 2013
- On 28.01.13 a small disturbance was reported
at The Golden Lion public house. A local man has received a warning
regarding his drunken behaviour. The Golden Lion
remains closed as it no longer has a licence to
- Officers are continuing to target speeding
motorists through the village. As a result we are getting
less frequent reports of anti social driving through
- Officers have investigated a report of an
affray that occurred over the festive period on
Hockenhull Avenue. Despite protracted enquiries by
Police the crown prosecution service have decided the suspect will
not be charged.
- On 29.01.13 we took a report of a suspicious
man in Tarvin trying door handles of houses on
High street, the information came from a passing
motorist. Uniformed offers and plain clothed officers were swiftly
deployed to the area to search for him. A number of local people on
the high street matching the description were stopped and spoken to
but after a brief chat with police it was confirmed they were
unconnected to this matter but happy to assist police. Officers
remained in the area for some time and a Polish man delivering
charity collection bags was stopped and
identified as the man reported. No offences were disclosed
however we welcome reports of such activity.
- During January officers took reports of a suspicious man
walking around the village in the early hours. A couple of female
residents expressed concerns regarding the man.
Police have identified him, spoken to him and we are satisfied
there is a perfectly innocent explanation to the males
- On 07.02.2013 a burglary
occurred on The Wynd. 2 offenders were seen by a
witness to enter the insecure front porch and had
looked through drawers. It is believed they were looking for keys
to a car parked on the driveway. The men were described as both
white, 5’6” to 5’7” tall of slight
build. 1 had light brown mousey hair and
wore a dark bubble jacket and bright green
trainers. The other had dark brown hair
and wore black jeans / trousers
and black shoes. If you saw anyone similar or know
who they are we would like to hear from you. Please dial 101.
- On 02.1.13 and on 04.1.13 a
resident of Dog Lane discovered a hand grenade and
an artillery shell in his garden which had been sitting there
unnoticed since the war.
- The bus stop by the Headless Woman public
house was reported to police as damaged. If you know anything about
this matter please let us know. During January police have spent
considerable time dealing with a neighbour dispute having taken
repeated calls from a group of residents in Fieldside. 1 resident
has been charged with assault and has been bailed to court.
- A resident of New Road,
Duddon has been reported to DVLA for having no
road Tax, he has also been warned regarding parking his vehicle in
an inconsiderate place.
Local Police officer drop in surgery dates
Ashton Hayes. The village hall car park Tuesday
at 2pm. 05/03/13.
Tarvin. The Community Centre library held on
Thursdays at 2:30pm 07/03/13.
Mouldsworth. Train station car park on Mondays
at 2pm 04/03/13.
Kelsall. Community centre on Wednesdays at 2pm
Please note it is not always possible for an officer to attend
and on occasion we have to divert at short notice due to a
requirement to respond to emergency calls, if I am not at the
surgery and you need to speak to me please telephone on 101 and
your message will be relayed to me.
PC Steve Trow