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Title: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on May 12, 2008, 09:15:28 pm
Dear Co-ordinator,

Please pass the following information to members of your Neighbourhood
Watch.

Type of Crime : BURGLARY DWELLING.

Location of Crime : PRIORY ROAD.

Times / Dates Between : 5AM, SATURDAY, 10TH MAY 08.

Details : OFFENDER CLIMBS THROUGH AN OPEN WINDOW AND SEARCHES THE HOUSE,
TAKING PROPERTY AND CLIMBING OUT OF THE WINDOW.

Property Stolen : CASH.

Suspect Description : WHITE MALE, IN HIS 30`S, SLIM BUILD, LIGHT COLOURED
BASEBALL CAP, DENIM JACKET AND BLACK TROUSERS.

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakennhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: local crime reports
Post by: yetion1 on May 12, 2008, 09:16:06 pm

Dear Co-ordinator,

Please pass the following information to members of your Neighbourhood
Watch.

Type of Crime : BURGLARY DWELLING.

Location of Crime : BEDFORD CLOSE.

Times / Dates Between : 2.30PM AND 2.50PM, FRIDAY, 9TH MAY 08.

Details : OFFENDER ATTENDS AN ELDERLY LADIES HOUSE STATING THAT SHE IS A
REPRESENTATIVE FROM SKY TELEVISION.  THE COMPLAINANT GOES TO FETCH HER
DAUGHTER, WHILE THE OFFENDER TAKES A PURSE FROM A SHOPPING BAG AND MAKES
OFF.

Property Stolen : PURSE.

Suspect Description : WHITE FEMALE,20 YEARS OLD, VERY SLIM, GAUNT LOOKING,
SHORT DARK HAIR, WEARING A RED COLOURED DRESS.

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakennhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: local crime reports
Post by: yetion1 on May 20, 2008, 07:34:21 pm
Please pass the following information to members of your Neighbourhood
Watch.

Type of Crime : BURGLARY DWELLING.

Location of Crime : PRIORY ROAD.

Times / Dates Between : 1AM AND 6AM, MONDAY, 19TH MAY 08.

Details : OFFENDER FORCES A GROUND FLOOR WINDOW AND CLIMBS INSIDE. CASH IS
STOLEN AND THE OFFENDER MAKES OFF UNSEEN.

Property Stolen : CASH.

Suspect Description : NIL.



If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakennhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: local crime reports
Post by: yetion1 on June 11, 2008, 07:53:27 pm
Please pass the following information to members of your Neighbourhood
Watch.

Type of Crime : BURGLARY DWELLING.

Location of Crime : PRIORY ROAD X 2.

Times / Dates Between : 1AM AND 7AM, SATURDAY, 7TH JUNE 08.

Details : OFFENDER GAINS ENTRY TO FIRST PROPERTY, BY BREAKING A GROUND
FLOOR WINDOW AND OPENING THE LATCH TO OPEN THE WINDOW AND CLIMB INSIDE.
PROPERTY IS TAKEN, ALONG WITH THE HOUSE KEYS TO NEXT DOOR WHICH IS THEN
BURGLED. OFFENDER STEALS PROPERTY ALONG WITH ONE OF THE COMPLAINANTS CARS
AND MAKES OFF. THE VEHICLE IS LATER RECOVERED AND THE OFFENDER ARRESTED FOR
BOTH BURGLARIES.

Property Stolen : RED MITSUBISHI SHOGUN AND VARIOUS HOUSEHOLD ELECTRICAL
ITEMS.

Suspect Description : ARRESTED.


Title: Re: local crime reports
Post by: yetion1 on June 26, 2008, 06:53:12 pm
Please pass the following information to members of your Neighbourhood
Watch.

Type of Crime : BURGLARY DWELLING.

Location of Crime : JAMES GIBB CLOSE.

Times / Dates Between : 3.15PM, TUESDAY, 24TH JUNE 08.

Details : OFFENDER ENTERS THROUGH AN UNLOCKED DOORBUT IS DISTURBED BY THE
FEMALE COMPLAINANT WHO ASKS WHAT HE IS DOING. THE OFFENDER PUNCHES THE
COMPLAINANT IN THE FACE AND MAKES OFF.

Property Stolen : NIL.

Suspect Description : WHITE MALE, AGED IN HIS TWENTIES, 5 FOOT SEVEN INCHES
TALL, MUSCULAR BUILD, SHORT BLACK CURLY HAIR, WEARING LIGHT COLOURED JEANS
AND A DARK TRACKSUIT TOP.

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.


Title: Re: local crime reports
Post by: yetion1 on June 29, 2008, 10:45:37 am
following the incident last week in Station lane i have recieved the following,

Case against John Chapman
Date of offence; 20/06/08

I am writing to let you know what happened in this case which you are a witness.

At the hearing on 25th June, 2008 at Pontefract magistrates’ court, John Chapman pleaded guilty to the following charges:

Breaching anti-social behaviour order made under section 1.

John Chapman was sentenced as follows:

£150.00 fine
Court costs £60.00

The case is now concluded.


Title: Re: local crime reports
Post by: yetion1 on July 23, 2008, 07:34:07 pm
At about 11.35 am the male entered the shop and looked around. He then went to the counter to purchase a roll of bin bags at £1.50. He gave over a well used £5 note. He was passed the change for it £3.50. The male stated that he had given a £20.00 note. The system used for money in the shop leave all notes out until the transaction is finished and all till money clips down. The male was told no you gave me this £5.00 note. At this point he became angry and insisted he was correct. He was told he was wrong. He replied I have just got that £20.00 from the bank and have a receipt and would get it. He was answered that nothing could be done until the owner came back receipt or not. The male stated he would stay all day if he had to. He was asked for his cash point receipt. At that point he left the shop. In the opinion of the shop staff they at first thought the male was joking as it was so obviously wrong.
On its own this incident could be passed as a mistake until another shop keeper walked in to the shop. Her words were have you had anyone questioning change? Our shops reply before she finished was, and they said you have short changed them. How did we know that was asked? We have just had the same male. She runs a café down the road and the male had been in to her first. She had not seen him before nor had we. He went in and ordered a sandwich and said he would call back shortly while he went to another shop. When he came back he again gave a £5.00 note to pay and was given change. Again he replied that he had given a £10.00 note. He was informed that there were no £10.00 notes in the till. He replied, I said a £20.00 note. There was 2 staff listening to the conversation that backed up the incorrectness. His reply was keep the sandwich and took his £5.00 note and left the shop.
I believe he has probably tried many shops on his way to us and will check and update. My gut feeling is that he is on tour and coming to you shortly.

White Male, 21 years old approximately, dark short hair, dark long sleeve top and jeans, Dark trainers, Slim medium build, not a local accent but not far off.

If this has happened to you contact the police on
 0845 6060606



Title: Re: local crime reports
Post by: yetion1 on July 24, 2008, 06:58:02 pm
Please pass the following information to members of your Neighbourhood
Watch.

Type of Crime : BURGLARY DWELLING.

Location of Crime : FEATHERSTONE LANE.

Times / Dates Between : 8AM AND 3PM, WEDNESDAY, 23RD JULY 08.

Details : OFFENDER REACHES THROUGH AN OPEN WINDOW AND TAKES CAR KEYS, THEN
DRIVES THE VEHICLE AWAY.

Property Stolen : BLACK GALAXY ZETEC, REGISTRATION NUMBER,  V914 GPU.

Suspect Description : NIL.

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakennhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: local crime reports
Post by: yetion1 on July 24, 2008, 06:59:05 pm
Weve had in Streethouse the last 2 weeks a Ford Transit Pick-up, with a couple of blokes in going all around the village and streets, looking in gardens and drives, now there is a youngish male about mid twenties in a shirt and tie with a yellow jacket on knocking on peoples doors asking if they want any work doing, hes also got an Irish accent, obviously bloody gypsies, but you never know when these people have been looking around, What are they up to?


Title: Re: local crime reports
Post by: yetion1 on July 24, 2008, 07:01:11 pm
 3 more shops have come forward today explaining the same male and a fraud attempt with a £5 note. I have also revived a message from Streethouse that they think he was there last week.


Title: Re: local crime reports
Post by: yetion1 on August 11, 2008, 06:41:25 pm

Type of Crime : BURGLARY DWELLING.

Location. WILLOW LANE.

Details. : OFFENDER GAINS ENTRY THROUGH AN INSECURE WINDOW AND TAKES
VEHICLE KEYS. THE COMPLAINANTS CAR IS THEN STOLEN.

Times / Dates Between : 1AM AND 6AM, SUNDAY, 10TH AUGUST 08.


Property Stolen : SILVER CITROEN SAXO, REGISTRATION, R497GVC.

Suspect Description : NIL.

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.


Title: Re: local crime reports
Post by: yetion1 on August 15, 2008, 07:53:22 pm
Please pass the following information to members of your Neighbourhood
Watch.

Type of Crime : VEHICLE CRIME.

Location of Crime : HALFPENNY LANE.

Times / Dates Between : 7PM, TUESDAY, 12TH AUGUST AND 5AM, WEDNESDAY, 13TH
AUGUST 08.

Details : OFFENDER GAINS ENTRY TO TWO VEHICLES BY FORCING BACK THE DRIVERS
DOOR. AN ATTEMPT IS MADE TO HOT WIRE THE ENGINE BUT THIS IS UNSUCCESSFUL.
THE OFFENDER MAKES OFF UNSEEN. BOTH CARS DID NOT HAVE AN ALARM FITTED.

Property Stolen : NIL.

Suspect Description : NIL.

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.


Title: Re: local crime reports
Post by: yetion1 on August 26, 2008, 09:31:34 pm
Please pass the following information to members of your Neighbourhood
Watch.

Type of Crime : BURGLARY DWELLING.

Location of Crime : PRIORY ROAD.

Times / Dates Between : 4AM AND 8AM, SUNDAY, 24TH AUGUST 08.

Details : OFFENDER GAINS ENTRY THROUGH AN INSECURE WINDOW AND STEALS
PROPERTY, MAKING OFF UNSEEN.

Property Stolen : TELEVISION, CASH, DVD PLAYER AND JEWELLERY.

Suspect Description : NIL.

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on September 18, 2008, 08:45:23 pm
had this passed on. i know the vehicle from around the Girnhill Estate,

Last week a male about 16 or 17, I dont think hes local came around the streets in Streethouse and Sharlston dropping leaflets through letter box,s, advertising cutting trees and hedges down, and taking rubbish away, you know the type of thing. I never thought anything about it, I had a quick look and read a bit, what I can remember is that the address was Doncaster Road Wakefield. Anyway today between 12 noon and 1.30pm the same lad was in a sort of Pale Ford Transit Pick up with sides and a back on, reg no PN08 HGY along with two other youngish males, this time they had scrap metal on board.
It could just be me and they could genuine, there again, when you think about it, trees cut down, hedges trimmed, rubbish taken away, then a pick up with scrap on.


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on October 01, 2008, 08:40:43 pm

Type of Crime : BURGLARY DWELLING

Location of Crime : PRIORDALE ROAD

Times / Dates Between : 10AM & 5PM MONDAY 29TH SEPTEMBER 2008

Details : OFFENDER GAINS ENTRY THROUGH INSECURE DOOR AND STEALS PROPERTY
MAKING OFF UNSEEN

Property Stolen : CASH

Suspect Description : NIL

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on October 16, 2008, 07:14:19 pm


Dear Co-ordinator,

Please pass the following information to members of your Neighbourhood
Watch.

Type of Crime : BURGLARY DWELLING. ** BOGUS OFFICIAL **

Location of Crime : WENTBRIDGE ROAD

Times / Dates Between :  5PM TUESDAY 14TH OCTOBER 2008.

Details : OFFENDER KNOCKS ON VICTIMS DOOR STATING TO BE FROM THE GAS BOARD.
HE STATES THAT THERE WAS AN EXPLOSION NEXT DOOR. THE OFFENDER IS THEN
ALLOWED ACCESS INTO THE HOUSE FOLLOWED BY 2 OTHER MALES . THE OFFENDERS
MAKE A SEARCH OF THE PROPERTY AND FORCE WARDROBE DOOR USING A SCREWDRIVER .
THE MALES THEN MAKE OFF

Property Stolen : NIL

Suspect Description :
1- MALE POSSIBLY ASIAN  APROX 5 FEET 9 INCHES , SLIM BUILD, APROX AGE 30'S
WITH A YORKSHIRE ACCENT WEARING BLACK CLOTHING , MEDIUM BUILD WITH CROPPED
HAIR TO SIDES BUT LONGER STYLE ON TOP, WEARING A BLACK WAIST LENGTH JACKET,
WHITE SHIRT, BLACK TIE AND BLACK TROUSERS.

2-WHITE MALE APROX  5FEET 5 INCHES, APROX 25 YEARS OLD , MEDIUM BUILD,
SHORT CROPPED BLONDE HAIR WEARING GREY PULL OVER  HOODED JACKET.

3-WHITE MALE,SHORT DARK HAIR, AGED LATE 20'S , APROX 5 FEET 8 INCHES ,
WEARING DARK WAIST LENGTH COAT AND DARK TROUSERS.

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakennhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on November 19, 2008, 06:52:38 pm

Type of Crime : BURGLARY DWELLING (ATTEMPT)

Location of Crime : SANDRINGHAM CLOSE

Times / Dates Between : MONDAY 17TH NOVEMBER @ 2.45 AM

Details : PERSONS UNKNOWN ATTEMPT TO  FORCE REAR WINDOW AND ATTEMPT TO
SMASH WINDOW, BEFORE MAKING OFF UNSEEN

Property Stolen : NIL

Suspect Description : nil

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on November 28, 2008, 09:18:41 pm
Type of Crime:BURGLARY

Location:LEATHAM AVENUE,FEATHERSTONE.

Times / Dates between: 12PM TO 3.20PM, WEDNESDAY 26/11/2008.

Details:PERSON/S SMASH UPPER DOOR WINDOW AT THE REAR OF THE PREMISES AND
GAIN ENTRY BY REACHING IN TO USE THE KEY ON THE INSIDE LOCK.PERSON/S WALK
THROUGH THE KITCHEN INTO THE LIVING ROOM AND REMOVE ITEMS.LEAVE VIA THE
SAME ROUTE UNSEEN IN AN UNKNOWN DIRECTION.

Property Stolen: RADIO AND A JVC 42" FLAT WIDESCREEN TV

Suspect Description(s)NONE



If anyone has any information about this crime, please call the Community
Action Line on 01924 294551.


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on November 30, 2008, 04:54:38 pm
On Tuesday morning between 3am and 3.20am the window of Bob In hairdressers on station lane was smashed completely out and the premises ransacked. The lane had no pedestrians about at all but several cars did drive past. A black Lexus saloon drove past the scene at 3.17am and then reversed back to look more. It then drove away. The driver is asked to come forward. At 3.40am a male aged about 40 6ft 1 inch, short hair not shaven, jeans and a coat like a short carky style but in large, walked down the lane carrying a till in front of him. He turned right towards Wakefield. The till is still missing and probably dumped somewhere between the bottom of station lane and the area towards wakefield. If anyone spots the till please make contact with the police.


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on December 08, 2008, 10:02:46 pm

Type of Crime :BURGLARY

Location of Crime :ASHCROFT ROAD, PONTEFRACT

Times / Dates Between : 10AM ON TUESDAY 02/12/2008 TO 10AM ON FRIDAY
05/12/2008.

Details :PERSON/S UNKNOWN ATTEND AT THE REAR OF THE PROPERTY AND BY USING A
FLAT BLADED IMPLEMENT FORCE OPEN AN OLD STYLE ALLUMINIUM LIVING ROOM
WINDOW. SUSPECT/S THEN CLIMB INSIDE AND SEARCH LOWER SIDEBOARD DRAWERS
TAKING A BAG OF COINS. EXIT AS ENTRY MADE UNSEEN.

Property Stolen : £200 CASH

Suspect Description :NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on December 12, 2008, 09:55:44 pm
Type of Crime :BURGLARY

Location of Crime :PRIORY ROAD, FEATHERSTONE.

Times / Dates Between :12.30PM TO 1.25PM ON TUESDAY 09/12/2008.

Details :PERSON/S GAINED ENTRY THROUGH AN INSECURE REAR KITCHEN DOOR AND
PROPERTY WAS STOLEN.PERSON/S LEAVE PROPERTY AND MAKE OFF IN AN UNKNOWN
DIRECTION.

Property Stolen :THREE BANK CARDS,WALLET, £540 CASH AND A MOBILE PHONE.

Suspect Description :NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on December 14, 2008, 08:37:13 pm
Friday night between 8pm and 9pm
George Street Featherstone
3 offenders steel motorbike and push it over Wakefield road to the flats.
Suspects caught by PCSOs trying to start the bike. 3 arrests made.


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: Forkhandles on December 14, 2008, 08:50:02 pm
Who says pcso's don't do owt, well done lads ;D ;D


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on January 19, 2009, 06:15:56 pm

Please pass the following information to members of your Neighbourhood
Watch.

Type of Crime :BURGLARY

Location of Crime :FEATHERSTONE LANE, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between :5AM ON SUNDAY 18TH OF JANUARY 2009

Details :PERSON/S UNKNOWN TRY TO GAIN ENTRY TO A SECURE PROPERTY BY
DAMAGING THE CONSERVATORY DOOR HANDLES. NO ENTRY GAINED.

Property Stolen :NONE

Suspect Description :NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on January 23, 2009, 10:15:08 pm
Please pass the following information to members of your Neighbourhood
Watch.

Type of Crime :ROBBERY

Location of Crime :RIVERSIDE COURT, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between : 5.20PM ON THURSDAY 22ND OF JANUARY 2009

Details :COMPLAINANT WITHDRAWS MONEY FROM A CASH MACHINE. SHE THEN STARTS
TO MAKE HER WAY HOME AND WHILST ON PRETORIA STREET SHE HEARS THE NOISE OF
CHANGE JANGLING GETTING LOUDER AS THOUGH SOMEONE WAS RUNNING.
AS THE SUSPECT CAME TOWARDS HER HE GRABBED HER AND PULLED HER BACKWARDS. HE
THEN HELD A KNIFE TO HER BODY AND DEMANDED HER WALLET. THE COMPLAINANT
HANDS OVER THE MONEY AND
A DEBIT CARD, THE SUSPECT THEN MAKES OFF TOWARDS GREEN LANE.

Property Stolen :£70 AND A DEBIT CARD

Suspect Description :WHITE MALE, 30,S, 5'4" TALL, FATTY BUILD, LOCAL
ACCENT, WEARING WHITE TRAINERS, DARK BLUE RAIN JACKET POSSIBLY NORTH FACE
OR BERGHAUS WITH A WHITE LOGO ON THE LEFT SIDE, THE SUSPECT HAD THE JACKET
HOOD UP.

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on January 26, 2009, 07:07:25 pm
Please pass the following information to members of your Neighbourhood
Watch.

Type of Crime :ROBBERY

Location of Crime :HARDWICK ROAD, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between :8.10PM TO 8.20PM ON SUNDAY 25TH OF JANUARY 2009

Details : COMPLAINANT IS RIDING HIS BIKE THROUGH AN ALLEYWAY WHEN THE
SUSPECT BLOCKS HIS PATH. THE SUSPECT IS HOLDING A LARGE WOODEN HANLED KNIFE
AND SAYS " GIVE ME ALL YOUR MONEY" WHICH THE COMPLAINANT DOES. THE SUSPECT
THEN ASKS FOR HIS BIKE BUT THE COMPLAINANT IS ABLE TO RIDE AWAY.

Property Stolen :£5 CASH

Suspect Description :NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on January 27, 2009, 10:29:34 pm

Please pass the following information to members of your Neighbourhood
Watch.

Type of Crime :BURGLARY

Location of Crime :VERNER STREET, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between :4.30PM ON SUNDAY 25TH TO 7.50AM ON MONDAY 26TH OF
JANUARY 2009

Details : PERSON/S UNKNOWN HAVE GAINED ENTRY BY USING BODILY FORCE TO BREAK
A LOWER WOODEN DOOR PANEL. A SEARCH HAS BEEN MADE OF THE PROPERTY AND ITEMS
HAVE BEEN STOLEN.

Property Stolen :£60 CASH, TOSHIBA 37" FLAT SCREEN TV, SONY PSP2 CONSOLE
AND GAMES

Suspect Description :NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on February 03, 2009, 06:34:42 pm

Please pass the following information to members of your Neighbourhood
Watch.

Type of Crime :BURGLARY

Location of Crime :CHURCH LANE, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between :3PM ON SUNDAY 1ST TO 3.30PM ON MONDAY 2ND OF
FEBRUARY 2009

Details : PERSON/S UNKNOWN HAVE GAINED ENTRY BY SMASHING UPVC KITCHEN
WINDOW, REACHED IN AND OPENED LARGER WINDOW. AN UNTIDY SEARCH WAS MADE OF
THE PROPERTY AND PRIOR TO LEAVING THE BOLT WAS FASTENED TO THE REAR DOOR TO
PREVENT THE COMPLAINANT ENTERING.

Property Stolen :COMPAQ LAPTOP, ONYX CD PLAYER

Suspect Description : A NEIGHBOUR SAW A FEMALE WALK HALF WAY UP THE
COMPLAINANTS DRIVE AND STRAIGHT BACK DOWN LEAVING THE GATE OPEN AT 1100HRS
ON THE 2ND OF FEBRUARY 2009. WHITE FEMALE, 30YRS, SHORT MEDIUM BUILD,
BLONDE WEARING A RED COAT.

If anyone does have any about this crime, please call the Community Action
Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on February 03, 2009, 06:36:00 pm
On the 26/01/2009 I reported a Robbery to you that took place on Hardwick
Road, Featherstone on the 25/01/2009.

The suspect was arrested on the 29/01/2009 and charged. He is now remanded
to appear at Leeds Crown Court in February 2009.


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on February 04, 2009, 09:57:35 pm

Week Of Action Shows Crime Doesnt Pay

Tuesday, 03 February, 2009

Criminals have been hit were it hurts during a week of action in West
Yorkshire, which has seen, cash, cars and assets seized by police.

Officers have been working along side the Serious Organised Crime Agency
(SOCA) HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) and other asset recovery agents in
order to disrupt criminals and seize their assets which they have got
through ill gotten gains.

From Monday 26th January officers from across the force area executed 35
warrants at addresses in West Yorkshire and 30 people were arrested in
connection with drugs, money laundering and fraud offences. Officers also
seized £220, 000 in cash, high value vehicles worth approximately £600, 000
and drugs with an estimated street value of £1 million. This includes
Heroin, Ecstasy, Cannabis, Amphetamine and Crack ****.

The week of action aimed to raise awareness of powers available in order to
seize assets from criminals and to take positive action against those who
are living lavish lifestyles with no legitimate means of income.

Detective Chief Superintendent Howard Crowther, West Yorkshire Police’s
Head of Crime Division said: “The results seen during the week of action
has shown that criminals are really being hit where it hurts in West
Yorkshire.

“We’re not going to stop there though; we will continue to take cash, cars,
houses and any other assets criminals have in order to put them out of
business, because why should they be allowed to live off the proceeds of
crime.

“West Yorkshire Police would like local communities to also ask that
question, why should they (criminals) be allowed to live off their ill
gotten gains at the expense of others?

“Its important that police, partner agencies and local communities work
together and show criminals that they can not carry on living off the
proceeds of crime and at the expense of others.”

Gerry Smyth, North East Head of Investigations for the Serious Organised
Crime Agency SOCA said: “The positive action taken against criminals in
West Yorkshire should serve as a warning, that we will not tolerate
negative role models living within local communities.

“By working with our partners we have been able to use all the powers
available to us and have seized assets linked with criminality.

“We will continue our work to take the cash out of crime.”

There are other criminals within your communities living off the proceeds
of crime, Why Should They? Ring Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, that’s all
it takes. For further details visit www.whyshouldthey.com.


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on February 14, 2009, 07:43:13 pm
Be on the look out for a white Ford Mondeo, possibly an L registration.
This vehicle has been seen around Featherstone for the last week with between 3 and 4 occupants. It has been seen driving around at high speed and running several red lights.
The vehicle mounted the curb last Saturday to pass the red light waiting traffic and drove past and through.
The vehicle has also been seen late at night parked up at shops just before they shut. One incident this week resulted in the car following employees home.
These incidents have not yet come through the police system. I believe them to be serious enough to make people aware ASAP.
Please contact the police if you notice a suspicious car like this.


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: Forkhandles on February 14, 2009, 07:49:55 pm
Saw it shooting down priory road last week, didn't see who was in it though.


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on February 25, 2009, 08:35:46 pm

PLEASE SEE WEST YORKSHIRE POLICE WEB SITE FOR VIDEO AND PHOTOGRAPH OF PETER
MCDONAGH


Missing High Risk Sex Offender - Updated

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Police have now released CCTV footage and another image of 44 year old
Peter McDonagh, a registered sex offender, who went missing from a West
Yorkshire Hostel on February 11th.

McDonagh is a danger to the public, in particular to women and possibly a
danger to himself.

If seen, McDonagh should not be approached and the public are urged to call
999, the incident room on 01274 373 737 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111

Speaking at a Press Conference today Detective Superintendent Paul Taylor
said:

"Peter McDonagh, 44, is a registered sex offender who went missing from a
West Yorkshire hostel on 11 February, 2009.

"I can now tell you that Mr McDonagh is also wanted in connection with the
murder of Michaela Hague, who was stabbed to death in Sheffield on 5
November, 2001.

"We are obviously keen to trace Mr McDonagh, as we believe he may have
vital information in respect of that murder enquiry

"Mr McDonagh was released from prison in September 2008 to a hostel in West
Yorkshire following an eight-year sentence for a knifepoint **** committed
in the Holbeck area of Leeds in 2002.

"He also has previous convictions for offences committed in York and
Ireland.

"In 2001, he was convicted of the false imprisonment of a woman, for which
he received a two year sentence and in 1997 he indecently assaulted a hitch
hiker he had picked up.

"After his release from prison in 2008 Mr McDonagh was in hostel
accommodation and under supervision. Prior to his disappearance he was
compliant with the conditions, which included a night curfew and regularly
visits by police and Probation. We understand he had a minor dispute with
staff at the hostel shortly before his disappearance.

"When he left the hostel he left behind medication, and without this his
behaviour is likely to become more unpredictable.

"He is considered a danger to the public, particularly to women, and may
also be a danger to himself.

"Extensive enquiries have been made to trace Mr McDonagh since February 11,
when he went missing and there have been positive sightings of him outside
Manchester Piccadilly Station (8.20-8.30pm 11 Feb) where he took a taxi to
Carlisle. He is believed to have stayed overnight in Carlisle before
travelling to Aberdeen by train, arriving there at around midday.

"The last confirmed sighting of him is in Aberdeen.

"When he left the hostel at 6pm on February 11th, he was wearing a black
parka-style jacket and stone coloured trousers, which we know he was
wearing when he was sighted in Carlisle.

"He is described as white, 5ft 11ins tall, stocky, with a full, long beard
and moustache. He wears glasses and speaks with an Irish accent.

"Enquiries are being carried out in Aberdeen and in other areas of Scotland
to trace Mr McDonagh, and an incident room staffed by officers from West
Yorkshire and South Yorkshire Police has been set up.

"If members of the public see him, they should not approach him but ring
999, the incident room on 01274 373737 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. "


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on March 03, 2009, 08:44:02 pm

Please pass the following information to members of your Neighbourhood
Watch.

Type of Crime :BURGLARY

Location of Crime :GREENSIDE, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between :7PM ON THURSDAY 26TH TO 12 NOON ON FRIDAY 27TH
FEBRUARY 2009

Details :PERSON/S UNKNOWN GAIN ENTRY BY FORCING A SIDE ENTRANCE DOOR AND
BREAKING THE SECURITY CHAIN WHILST THE COMPLAINANT IS IN BED. A SEARCH IS
MADE AND PROPERTY IS REMOVED.

Property Stolen :£400 CASH

Suspect Description :NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on March 09, 2009, 10:25:47 pm
Café Amusements

Approximately about 3.00am this morning thieves broke in to the rear shutter of the Café. They destroyed 8 bandits and stole a large amount of coins in £1 and 20p. They then ransacked the place. If some one hears of people trying to change large amounts of cash or saw anything unusual please contact the police.


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on March 09, 2009, 10:29:00 pm
Station Lane

10.40am today a white high top van was parked in the traffic going down station lane. Whilst stopped the back doors of the van were opened and a microphone was stolen. If you have any information please contact the police.


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on March 09, 2009, 10:32:12 pm
The Precinct Station Lane

Wakefield council have recently replaced edging stones in the precinct area. On several occasions since being fitted the new edge stones have been removed or smashed up. If you have any information please contact the police.


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on March 12, 2009, 09:51:24 pm

Please pass the following information to members of your Neighbourhood
Watch.

Type of Crime :BOGUS OFFICIALS

Location of Crime :UP TO MONDAY 9TH MARCH THERE HAS BEEN 17 BOGUS OFFENCES
THROUGHOUT THE WAKEFIELD DIVISION.

Details :THEY HAVE CLAIMED TO BE FROM THE WATERBOARD AND WANT TO CHECK YOUR
TAPS, THAT THERE IS A BOMB SCARE, ASKING FOR A DRINK, FROM THE GAS BOARD OR
OFFERING TO DO GARDENING OR BUILDING WORK.

PLEASE CAN YOU INFORM YOUR WATCH MEMBERS AND ANY ELDERLY RESIDENTS LIVING
CLOSE BY TO BE EXTRA VIGILANT.


If anyone does have any information about these crimes, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on March 12, 2009, 09:52:01 pm

Please pass the following information to members of your Neighbourhood
Watch.

Type of Crime :BURGLARY

Location of Crime :THROUGHOUT THE WAKEFIELD DIVISION.

Details : THIS YEAR THERE HAS BEEN AN INCREASE IN BURGLARIES WHERE THE
COMPLAINANTS CAR HAS BEEN STOLEN AS THE CAR KEYS ARE ON DISPLAY AND TAKEN
DURING THE BURGLARY. ONE OF THE  LATEST OFFENCES, A NISSAN NAVARRA TAKEN
FROM OSSETT, PAPERWORK FROM WITHIN THE VEHICLE WAS FOUND NEAR DIGLEY
RESERVOIR, SOUTH WEST OF HOLMFIRTH.

PLEASE CAN YOU INFORM YOUR WATCH MEMBERS OF THIS CRIME AND ASK THEM TO BE
EXTRA VIGILANT.

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on March 19, 2009, 07:36:10 pm
Please pass the following information to members of your Neighbourhood
Watch.

Type of Crime :BURGLARY

Location of Crime :HUNTWICK CRESCENT, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between :5.10PM TO 6PM ON TUESDAY 17TH OF MARCH 2009

Details :PERSON/S UNKNOWN HAVE GAINED ACCESS VIA AN INSECURE REAR KITCHEN
DOOR. ITEMS HAVE BEEN SELECTED FROM THE KITCHEN WORKTOP AND REMOVED FROM
THE PROPERTY.

Property Stolen :SONY PLAYSTATION, IPOD NANO, GAME, £5 CASH

Suspect Description :NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on March 19, 2009, 07:52:29 pm
Please pass the following information to members of your Neighbourhood
Watch.

Type of Crime :BURGLARY

Location of Crime :MILL COTTAGES, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between :10AM TO 6PM ON TUESDAY 17TH OF MARCH 2009

Details :WHILST THE COMPLAINANT IS AT HOME PERSON/S GAIN ENTRY THROUGH AN
INSECURE REAR DOOR. A SEARCH IS MADE OF THE KITCHEN AND PROPERTY IS STOLEN.

Property Stolen :WALLET AND CONTENTS

Suspect Description :NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on April 15, 2009, 09:32:47 pm
In the last 2 weeks theft from heavy goods vehicles have sharply increased. 12 thefts have left a total of £600,000.00 of goods missing.
Goods stolen include

KITKATS
Clothing
Beer
Electrolux washing machines
Lexmark toner cartridges
Shampoo
Pressure washers
Heating equipment
500 tyres

Also missing is a 17 tonne red Iveco “Bronto Skylift” crane and a 3.5 tonne red Nissan Cabstar. Both vehicles have the logo Loxam Access on the front and side of the cab.

If you are offered any of these items under suspicious circumstances please inform the police.


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on April 15, 2009, 09:43:05 pm
The west yorkshire police website now has a regular updated list of local buisness crime individuals,

http://www.westyorkshire.police.uk/CoCam.asp?Neighbourhood=DA&limit=1


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on April 28, 2009, 10:26:25 pm
Type of Crime :ROBBERY

Location of Crime :VALLEY GARDENS , PONTEFRACT

Times / Dates Between :1.30PM ON MONDAY 27TH OF APRIL 2009

Details :THE COMPLAINANT IS WALKING DOWN THE STEPS INTO THE VALLEY GARDENS
AND SHE SEES THE SUSPECT AT THE MIDDLE OF THE STEPS BENT OVER RUBBING HIS
CALF. THE COMPLAINANT WALKS PAST THE MALE INTO THE PARK AND SHE THEN SENSES
SHE IS BEING FOLLOWED. THE SUSPECT IS BEHIND HER AND HE GRABS THE STRAP OF
HER HANDBAG WHICH IS OVER HER SHOULDER AND HE SHOUTS "GIVE ME THE BAG". THE
COMPLAINANT ASKS HIM NOT TO TAKE THE BAG BUT HE DOES AND RUNS BACK TOWARDS
THE STEPS AND ONTO SOUTHGATE AND OUT OF SIGHT.

Property Stolen :HANDBAG CONTAINING KEYS, MOBILE PHONE AND A PURSE

Suspect Description :WHITE MALE, MID 20,S, 5'6" TALL, MEDIUM TO LIGHT BROWN
HAIR, LOCAL ACCENT, WEARING BLUE JEANS

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on April 28, 2009, 10:26:55 pm
Type of Crime :BURGLARY

Location of Crime :THE GREEN, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between :2.30AM TO 3.50AM ON TUESDAY 28TH OF APRIL 2009

Details :PERSON/S UNKNOWN GAIN ENTRY VIA AN INSECURE REAR DOOR. A SEARCH IS
MADE OF THE PROPERTY AND ITEMS ARE STOLEN INCLUDING VEHICLE KEYS. PERSON/S
UNKNOWN HAVE THEN ENTERED THE COMPLAINANTS VEHICLE PARKED OUTSIDE THE
PROPERTY AND REMOVED THE GARAGE KEYS, ONCE INSIDE THE GARAGE A KAWASAKI
TRIAL BIKE HAS BEEN STOLEN.

Property Stolen :GREEN KAWASAKI TRIAL BIKE, REG NO;- MX03 RVT, WALLET,
PURSE, CASH, LAPTOP, DIGITAL CAMERA, CRASH HELMET

Suspect Description :NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on May 01, 2009, 06:08:36 pm
Type of Crime :ARSON

Location of Crime :VERNER STREET, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between :1.45AM TO 1.54AM ON FRIDAY 1ST MAY 2009

Details :PERSON/S UNKNOWN HAVE REMOVED SEVERAL RUBBISH BINS FROM HOUSES AND
BY USING AN UNKNOWN ACCELERANT HAS SET FIRE TO THEM CAUSING DAMAGE.

Suspect Description :NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on May 05, 2009, 10:05:35 pm
Type of Crime :ARSON

Location of Crime :FARM ROAD, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between :11.40PM TO 11.43PM ON MONDAY 4TH OF MAY 2009

Details :TWO SUSPECTS HAVE APPROACHED A FORD ESCORT GHIA TD WHICH WAS
PARKED, LOCKED AND SECURE. BY UNKNOWN MEANS THE SUSPECTS HAVE IGNITED A
FIRE WITHIN THE VEHICLE CAUSING IT TO BE TOTALLY BURNT OUT.

Suspect Description :2 WHITE MALES, ONE IN A CREAM JACKET AND JEANS AND THE
OTHER WEARING A DARK COAT, DARK JEANS.

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on May 08, 2009, 09:04:52 pm
Type of Crime :BURGLARY

Location of Crime :HUNTWICK AVENUE, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between :11PM ON WEDNESDAY 6TH TO 7.29AM ON THURSDAY 7TH MAY
2009

Details :PERSON/S UNKNOWN GAIN ACCESS TO THE PROPERTY VIA AN INSECURE REAR
DOOR. A SEARCH IS MADE OF THE LIVING ROOM AND KITCHEN AND PROPERTY IS
STOLEN INCLUDING KEYS TO THE PROPERTY.

Property Stolen :WATCH, WALLET, KEYS, DEBIT CARD, BUS PASS, CASH

Suspect Description :NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on May 18, 2009, 09:28:55 pm

Type of Crime :BURGLARY

Location of Crime :ALBERT STREET, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between :6.30PM ON MONDAY 11TH TO 9.25AM ON TUESDAY 12TH MAY
2009

Details :PERSON/S UNKNOWN ATTEMPT TO GAIN ENTRY BY REMOVING PANELS FROM A
BRICK BUILT OUTHOUSE BUT THERE WAS NO ENTRY GAINED. PERSON/S THEN GAIN
ACCESS TO THE PROPERTY BY FORCING OPEN THE REAR DOOR BY UNKNOWN MEANS. A
SEARCH IS MADE AND PROPERTY STOLEN.

Property Stolen :HI FI, LCD TV, NINTENDO Wii AND GAMES

Suspect Description :NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on May 18, 2009, 10:04:33 pm
This months criminals caught on camera

http://www.westyorkshire.police.uk/CoCam.asp?Neighbourhood=DA&limit=1


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on May 26, 2009, 10:49:08 pm
Type of Crime :BURGLARY

Location of Crime :PRIORY ROAD, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between :7.10PM ON FRIDAY 22ND TO 4.30PM ON SATURDAY 23RD MAY
2009

Details :PERSON/S UNKNOWN GAIN ENTRY VIA AN INSECURE DOOR. A SEARCH IS MADE
IN THE KITCHEN AND PROPERTY STOLEN.

Property Stolen :CASH

Suspect Description :NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on May 26, 2009, 10:49:39 pm
Type of Crime :BURGLARY

Location of Crime :PRIORDALE ROAD, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between :11.30PM ON SATURDAY 23RD TO 8AM ON SUNDAY 24TH MAY
2009

Details :PERSON/S UNKNOWN GAIN ENTRY VIA AN INSECURE REAR DOOR. A SEARCH IS
MADE AND PROPERTY STOLEN

Property Stolen :FOOD ITEMS

Suspect Description :NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on May 29, 2009, 09:44:59 pm

Type of Crime : BURGLARY DWELLING

Location of Crime : HUNTWICK CRESCENT

Times / Dates Between : 0600 AND 0900 THURSDAY 28/05/09

Details : OFFENDERS ENTER THROUGH A CLOSED BUT UNLOCKED DOOR AND WHILE THE
OCCUPANTS ARE ASLEEP, THEY REMOVE PROPERTY, MAKING OFF UNSEEN.

Property Stolen : LAPTOP COMPUTER, HANDBAG AND CONTENTS.

Suspect Description : NIL.

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on June 28, 2009, 03:19:36 pm
Type of Crime : BURGLARY

Location of Crime : STATION LANE, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between : 5.30PM TO 6.45PM ON THURSDAY 25TH JUNE 2009

Details : PERSON/S UNKNOWN HAVE GAINED ACCESS TO A FIRST FLOOR FLAT BY
CLIMBING THE OUTSIDE STEPS AND ENTERING THE PROPERTY VIA AN INSECURE
WINDOW. A SEARCH WAS MADE AND PROPERTY STOLEN.

Property Stolen :CASH, 2 MOBILE PHONES

Suspect Description : NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on June 29, 2009, 09:12:08 pm
Type of Crime : ARSON

Location of Crime : PONTEFRACT ROAD, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between : 1.45AM ON MONDAY 29TH JUNE 2009

Details : PERSON/S UNKNOWN APPROACH A SECURE VEHICLE PARKED IN AN OPEN
PRIVATE YARD. A HOUSE BRICK IS USED TO SMASH THE DRIVERS SIDE WINDOW AND BY
UNKNOWN MEANS A FIRE IS STARTED INSIDE THE VEHICLE. PERSON/S UNKNOWN MAKE
OFF UNSEEN.

Property Stolen : N/A

Suspect Description : NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on July 01, 2009, 09:18:13 pm
Type of Crime : ARSON

Location of Crime : RED LANE, STREETHOUSE

Times / Dates Between : 2AM ON SUNDAY 28TH JUNE 2009

Details : A VEHICLE IS PARKED LOCKED AND SECURED ON THE DRIVEWAY IN FRONT
OF THE HOUSE. PERSON/S UNKNOWN HAVE APPROACHED THE VEHICLE AND BY UNKNOWN
MEANS HAVE SET FIRE TO IT. THE FIRE SPREAD TO TREES AND A SECOND VEHICLE ON
THE DRIVEWAY. PERSON/S UNKNOWN MAKE OFF IN AN UNKNOWN DIRECTION, UNSEEN.

Property Stolen : N/A

Suspect Description : NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on July 07, 2009, 10:04:50 pm
Type of Crime : BURGLARY

Location of Crime : PARK LANE, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between : MIDNIGHT ON THURSDAY 2ND JULY TO 6.30AM ON FRIDAY
3RD JULY 2009

Details : PERSON/S UNKNOWN FORCE ENTRY TO GAIN ACCESS TO A DETACHED GARAGE
AND TOOLS ARE REMOVED TO THEN FORCE OPEN THE KITCHEN WINDOW.  A SEARCH IS
MADE AND PROPERTY STOLEN. PERSON/S UNKNOWN REMOVE THE PROPERTY VIA THE REAR
DOOR, USING THE KEY LEFT IN THE LOCK.

Property Stolen : BINATONE SATELLITE NAVIGATION SYSTEM, MOTOROLA MOBILE
PHONE, HANDBAG, PURSE

Suspect Description : NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on July 09, 2009, 10:03:41 pm
Type of Crime : BURGLARY

Location of Crime : FEATHERSTONE LANE, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between : MIDDAY TO 1.30PM ON TUESDAY 7TH JULY 2009

Details : PERSON/S UNKNOWN GAIN ACCESS BY FORCING THE EUROPROFILE LOCK WITH
AN UNKNOWN IMPLEMENT. A SEARCH IS MADE AND PROPERTY STOLEN.

Property Stolen : JEWELLERY, TOBACCO

Suspect Description : NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on August 03, 2009, 07:51:46 pm
Type of Crime : BURGLARY DWELLING.

Location of Crime : CUTSYKE ROAD.

Times / Dates Between : 12:30PM AND 2PM, SUNDAY, 2ND AUGUST 09.

Details : OFFENDERS SNAP THE EUROPROFILE DOOR LOCK AND GAIN ENTRY. A SEARCH
IS MADE AND PROPERTY STOLEN WITH THE OFFENDERS MAKING OFF.

Property Stolen : CLOTHING AND CASH.

Suspect Description : TWO WHITE MALES IN THEIR FIFTIES, ONE WITH
AUBURN/GINGER HAIR THE SECOND WITH SHORT DARK HAIR.

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on September 03, 2009, 08:33:42 pm
Type of Crime : BURGLARY

Location of Crime : STATION LANE, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between : 5PM TO 8PM ON TUESDAY 1ST SEPTEMBER 2009

Details : SUSPECTS KNOCK ON THE DOOR AND STATE THAT THEY HAVE COME "TO DO
SOME WORK YOU NEED DOING .... THERE'S SOME BANGING". TWO SUSPECTS ARE
ALLOWED INTO THE PROPERTY AND SEARCH THE PROPERTY WHILST THE COMPLAINANT
REMAINS DOWNSTAIRS. AFTER THE SUSPECTS LEAVE IT IS FOUND THAT PROPERTY HAS
BEEN STOLEN.

Property Stolen : CASH

Suspect Description : TWO WHITE MALES, POSSIBLY BETWEEN 20 AND 30 YEARS
OLD, LOCAL ACCENT

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on September 08, 2009, 09:40:41 pm

Type of Crime : BURGLARY

Location of Crime : VICTORIA STREET, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between : 11.30PM ON SATURDAY 5TH TO 1.30AM ON SUNDAY 6TH
SEPTEMBER 2009

Details : PERSON/S UNKNOWN GAIN ENTRY BY SMASHING THE GLASS IN THE FRONT
DOOR, REACHING IN TO UNLOCK THE DOOR BY USING THE KEY LEFT IN THE INSIDE
LOCK. A SEARCH IS MADE AND PROPERTY STOLEN.

Property Stolen : 40" LCD TV, NINTENDO Wii GAMES

Suspect Description : NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on September 08, 2009, 09:41:12 pm
Type of Crime : ARSON

Location of Crime : MEWS COURT, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between : 9PM TO 9.30PM ON FRIDAY 4TH SEPTEMBER 2009

Details : PERSON/S UNKNOWN HAVE SET FIRE BY UNKNOWN MEANS TO THE CONIFERS
AT THE REAR OF THE COMPLAINANTS PROPERTY. PERSON/S UNKNOWN HAVE THEN MADE
OFF IN AN UNKNOWN DIRECTION.

Property Stolen : N/A

Suspect Description : NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on September 15, 2009, 08:45:02 pm
Type of Crime : BURGLARY DWELLING.

Location of Crime : VERNER STREET.

Times / Dates Between : 7PM, FRIDAY 11TH AND 10AM, SATURDAY 12TH SEPTEMBER
09.

Details : OFFENDER FORCES THE REAR DOOR AND GAINS ENTRY. A SEARCH IS MADE
AND PROPERTY STOLEN, WITH THE OFFENDER MAKING OFF UNSEEN.

Property Stolen : LAPTOP COMPUTER, CIGARETTES AND CLOTHING.

Suspect Description : NIL.

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on September 28, 2009, 09:13:43 pm

Type of Crime : BURGLARY

Location of Crime : HUNTWICK ROAD, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between : 1.30PM ON THURSDAY 24TH TO 11AM ON FRIDAY 25TH
SEPTEMBER 2009

Details : PERSON/S UNKNOWN ATTEMPT TO GAIN ENTRY BY USING AN UNKNOWN
IMPLEMENT TO FORCE OPEN A REAR PATIO DOOR. NO ENTRY GAINED.

Property Stolen : NONE

Suspect Description : NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on October 02, 2009, 08:43:03 pm
Type of Crime : BURGLARY

Location of Crime : POST OFFICE ROAD, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between : 00.30HRS TO 6.30AM ON WEDNESDAY 30TH SEPTEMBER 2009

Details : PERSON/S UNKNOWN GAIN ENTRY BY MOVING THE WHEELIE BIN UNDER A
REAR WINDOW. THE WINDOW IS THEN FORCED OPEN AND ONCE INSIDE THE PROPERTY
PERSON/S UNKNOWN OPEN THE REAR DOOR WITH THE KEY LEFT IN THE INSIDE LOCK. A
SEARCH IS MADE AND PROPERTY STOLEN.

Property Stolen : CASH, TV MONEY BOX, CD, SONY PLAYSTATION

Suspect Description : NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on October 30, 2009, 11:07:40 pm
Type of Crime : BURGLARY

Location of Crime : DIXON STREET, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between : 5.30PM ON MONDAY 19TH TO 5.30PM ON WEDNESDAY 21ST
OCTOBER 2009

Details : PERSON/S UNKNOWN GAIN ACCESS BY FORCING THE DOORS TO A SHED AND
AN ADJACENT OUTBUILDING. AN UNTIDY SEARCH WAS MADE AND PROPERTY STOLEN.

Property Stolen : BMX BIKE, LAPTOP, TOOLS, DIGITAL CAMERA

Suspect Description : NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on October 30, 2009, 11:08:27 pm
Type of Crime : BURGLARY

Location of Crime : LEATHAM PARK ROAD, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between : 7PM ON THURSDAY 22ND TO 12 NOON ON TUESDAY 27TH
OCTOBER 2009

Details : PERSON/S UNKNOWN GAIN ENTRY VIA AN INSECURE FRONT DOOR. A SEARCH
IS MADE AND PROPERTY STOLEN.

Property Stolen : LAPTOP, SONY PLAYSTATION

Suspect Description : NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on November 25, 2009, 07:26:11 pm
Type of Crime : BURGLARY

Location of Crime : PONTEFRACT ROAD, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between : 2.55PM TO 3PM ON MONDAY 23RD NOVEMBER 2009

Details : PERSON/S UNKNOWN ATTEMPT TO GAIN ENTRY BY USING A STONE ORNAMENT
FROM THE REAR GARDEN TO SMASH A WINDOW. THE HOUSE ALARM ACTIVATES AND
PERSON/S MAKE OFF IN AN UNKNOWN DIRECTION.

Property Stolen : NONE

Suspect Description : WHITE MALE, SHORT DARK HAIR, 30/40 YEARS OLD, WEARING
A BLACK SHORT BOMBER JACKET, BLACK TROUSERS, WALKING WITH A STICK

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on November 25, 2009, 07:26:58 pm
Type of Crime : BURGLARY

Location of Crime : WILLOW LANE EAST, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between : 11.30AM TO 12.10PM ON TUESDAY 24TH NOVEMBER 2009

Details : PERSON/S UNKNOWN GAIN ENTRY VIA AN INSECURE KITCHEN DOOR WHILST
THE COMPLAINANT IS UPSTAIRS. A SEARCH IS MADE AND PROPERTY STOLEN.

Property Stolen : CREDIT CARD, APPLE I PHONE, HANDBAG, RIVER ISLAND PURSE,
CASH

Suspect Description : NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on November 25, 2009, 07:27:58 pm
Type of Crime : BURGLARY(BOGUS OFFICIALS)

Location of Crime : ASHCROFT ROAD, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between : 5.45PM TO 6.11PM ON TUESDAY 24TH NOVEMBER 2009

Details : A MALE SUSPECT ATTENDS THE COMPLAINANTS PROPERTY AND ASKS TO
CHECK THE GAS SUPPLY. THE SUSPECT BRINGS ANOTHER SUSPECT INTO THE PROPERTY
AND CLAIMS HE IS HIS BOSS. THE SECOND SUSPECT MAKES A TIDY SEARCH IN THE
PROPERTY WHILST SUSPECT ONE REMAINS WITH THE COMPLAINANT.

Property Stolen : ROYAL BLUE M&S CARDIGAN

Suspect Description : SUSPECT ONE - WHITE MALE, 25/30 YEARS OLD, 6FT TALL,
DARK SHORT CREW CUT HAIR, DIRTY FACE WHICH LOOKED LIKE HE HAD WIPED IT WITH
A CLOTH, BROAD BUT NOT FAT, LOCAL ACCENT,WEARING A BLACK WOOL WORK JACKET.

SUSPECT TWO - WHITE MALE, 6FT TALL, 25/30 YEARS OLD, BROAD BUILD, CLEAN
FACE, LOCAL ACCENT

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on December 07, 2009, 10:01:01 pm
Type of Crime : BURGLARY

Location of Crime : PRIORY ROAD, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between : 8.30PM TO 10.45 PM ON SUNDAY 6TH DECEMBER 2009

Details : PERSON/S UNKNOWN GAIN ACCESS BY USING UNKNOWN MEANS TO REMOVE A
WINDOW PANE AND BEADING. A SEARCH IS MADE AND PROPERTY STOLEN.

Property Stolen : 1 X GOLD WEDDING RING, 1 X GOLD ENGAGEMENT RING WITH ONE
DIAMOND

Suspect Description : NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on January 14, 2010, 09:59:25 pm
Type of Crime : BURGLARY

Location of Crime : MOOR ROAD, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between : 7.30PM ON SATURDAY 9TH TO 1.30PM ON SUNDAY 10TH
JANUARY 2010

Details : PERSON/S UNKNOWN ATTEMPT TO GAIN ACCESS TO THE PROPERTY BY
FORCING A REAR DOOR WITH AN UNKNOWN IMPLEMENT. THERE WAS NO ENTRY GAINED.

Property Stolen : NONE

Suspect Description : NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on January 14, 2010, 10:00:14 pm
  Please be aware of the following and my advice would be to inform
Trading Standards if you receive a call from this company.

There have been a number of residents in the area who have complained about
          a Security System Company, who are cold calling people.


 The company is phoning people up telling them that they are entitled to a
  free security system and are asked to confirm their details. They are a
 legitimate company who are using excessive pressure to get people to sign
up to products without mentioning hidden installation costs etc to people.
  They make false statements pretending to be working alongside the Home
  Office & Police in joint operations to reduce crime in hot spot areas.


There have been many complaints across the country, with a number of Police
        forces, Money Saving Expert and Trading Standards involved.


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on January 15, 2010, 09:20:24 pm
Type of Crime : BURGLARY

Location of Crime : ALEXANDER CRESCENT, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between : 10AM TO 11.45AM ON THURSDAY 14TH JANUARY 2010

Details : PERSON/S UNKNOWN GAIN ENTRY TO THE GARDEN SHED BY FORCING OPEN
THE DOOR WITH AN UNKNOWN IMPLEMENT. A SEARCH WAS MADE THEN PERSON/S UNKNOWN
ATTEMPT TO GAIN ENTRY TO THE PROPERTY BY DAMAGING THE DOOR FRAME TO THE
SIDE DOOR. THERE WAS NO ENTRY GAINED AND PERSON/S MAKE OFF IN AN UNKNOWN
DIRECTION.

Property Stolen : NONE

Suspect Description : NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on January 19, 2010, 08:54:05 pm
Type of Crime : BURGLARY DWELLING.

Location of Crime : FEATHERSTONE LANE.

Times / Dates Between : 10PM, SATURDAY 2ND JANUARY AND 8AM, SUNDAY 3RD
JANUARY 2010.

Details : OFFENDER GAINS ENTRY THROUGH AN UNLOCKED DOOR AND STEALS PROPERTY
FROM WITHIN, MAKING OFF UNSEEN.

Property Stolen : CASH, DIGITAL CAMERA AND A PURSE.

Suspect Description : NIL.

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on January 19, 2010, 08:59:12 pm
Type of Crime : BURGLARY

Location of Crime : SOUTH VIEW, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between : 4.30PM ON MONDAY 18TH TO 1.45AM ON TUESDAY 19TH
JANUARY 2010

Details : PERSON/S UNKNOWN GAIN ENTRY BY USING AN UNKNOWN IMPLEMENT TO
FORCE OPEN A REAR DOOR. A SEARCH HAS BEEN MADE AND PROPERTY STOLEN.

Property Stolen : DRIVING LICENCE, PASSPORT, CASH

Suspect Description : NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on January 19, 2010, 09:03:13 pm
    A resident from this area has recently fallen victim to an email     |
|                             'phishing' scam.                             |
|                                                                          |
| The resident received emails purporting to be from the security teams of |
| HSBC and Barclays Bank. The email stated that there had been an attempted|
|  breach of his online bank accounts and as a result, he should follow a  |
| link and enter his details so that security could be reset. The scammers |
|     then obtain all bank account details and use these for fraudulent    |
|                          internet purchases etc.                         |
|                                                                          |
|  Banks would NOT contact customers in this manner and as such, all emails|
|                      of this sort should be deleted.                     |


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on January 22, 2010, 07:36:46 pm
Bogus caller warning

Friday 22nd January 2010

BOGUS CALLER WARNING

Residents across Wakefield District are being warned to be on the look out
for bogus callers and dodgy sales tactics.

Detectives are keen that residents check the identity of anyone who knocks
on their door claiming to be from a utilities company or any other official
and to be wary of those who call without a prior appointment.

"Never feel pressured,” said Detective Sergeant Sue Buxton of Wakefield
District Division. “You are under no obligation to let representatives into
your home on an unannounced visit. It is not rude or unfriendly to say no.”

“Elderly and vulnerable people are often the target of sneak-in and bogus
burglars as well as those who use high pressure sales tactics. If someone
turns up at your doorstep unannounced and offers to do you some repairs or
sell you something then be cautious.”

“Residents should not let strangers into their house, especially if their
visit has not been pre-arranged. If you are in any doubt you should get
assistance from a neighbour or relative, or ask to see their identification
card and contact the company they claim to work for. Don’t call the number
on the identification card itself - it may be fake – look the number up in
the phone directory instead.”

"If you are in any further doubt, contact West Yorkshire Police on 0845
6060606."

Advice offered to residents to beat bogus callers includes:
Ensure windows and doors are locked.
Leave lights on when out of your home during an evening.
Do not allow strangers into your property.
Representatives from utility companies or your housing association will
carry identification and may use a 'password' system. Contact a neighbour
or relative if you wish to check their details.
Use the chain on your door, and if in any doubt, do not let them in.
Be extra cautious of callers who say they need your help urgently perhaps
telling you that there is a problem with a gas pipe or water main or other
such utility.
Be wary of callers who ask you to step outside, want to use your toilet or
ask for a glass of water or to make a phone call.

Further crime prevention advice is available from your local police
station, or from the West Yorkshire Police website
www.westyorkshire.police.uk.


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on January 26, 2010, 07:32:47 pm
Type of Crime : BURGLARY

Location of Crime : WHINNEY LANE, STREETHOUSE

Times / Dates Between : 10PM ON SATURDAY 23RD TO 8AM ON SUNDAY 24TH JANUARY
2010

Details : PERSON/S UNKNOWN GAIN ACCESS VIA AN INSECURE REAR KITCHEN DOOR.
AN UNTIDY SEARCH WAS MADE AND PROPERTY STOLEN.

Property Stolen : CASH, WALLET, DRIVING LICENCE, TRAVEL PASS, DEBIT CARD

Suspect Description : NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on January 26, 2010, 07:33:33 pm
Type of Crime : BURGLARY

Location of Crime : GORDON STREET, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between : 1AM TO 8AM ON THURSDAY 21ST JANUARY 2010

Details : PERSON/S UNKNOWN GAIN ENTRY VIA AN INSECURE FRONT DOOR. A SEARCH
IS MADE AND PROPERTY STOLEN.

Property Stolen : DEBIT CARDS X 2, DRIVING LICENCE, PURSE, CASH, HANDBAG, 2
X COTTON WORK HATS WITH THE KFC MOTIF

Suspect Description : NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on January 27, 2010, 09:01:49 pm
Type of Crime : BURGLARY

Location of Crime : BEECH GROVE, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between : 8.30AM TO 12NOON ON TUESDAY 26TH JANUARY 2010

Details : A SUSPECT GAINS ENTRY BY UNKNOWN MEANS AND REMOVES ITEMS FROM THE
PROPERTY.

Property Stolen : AIR RIFLE, CASH

Suspect Description :MALE, APPROX 30YRS, WEARING BLUE JEANS AND A BASEBALL
CAP. A BLUE/GREY MITSUBISHI
PAJERO WAS SEEN PARKED OUTSIDE THE PROPERTY.

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on February 02, 2010, 09:44:19 pm
Type of Crime : BURGLARY

Location of Crime : LEATHAM CRESCENT, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between : 1.30PM ON THURSDAY 28TH TO 9.45AM ON FRIDAY 29TH
JANUARY 2010

Details : PERSON/S UNKNOWN GAIN ACCESS TO A GARDEN SHED BY FORCING A
PADLOCK ON THE SHED DOOR. A SEARCH IS MADE AND PROPERTY STOLEN. IT IS
BELIEVED THAT THE PERSON/S WERE DISTURBED AS THE PROPERTY STOLEN WAS LEFT
BEHIND A NEIGHBOURS WALL.

Property Stolen : NO DETAILS BUT ALL RECOVERED

Suspect Description : NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on February 02, 2010, 09:44:51 pm
Type of Crime : BURGLARY

Location of Crime : VERNER STREET, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between :2PM TO 8.40PM ON SATURDAY 30TH JANUARY 2010

Details : PERSON/S UNKNOWN GAIN ACCESS BY BREAKING THE LIVING ROOM WINDOW,
REACHING IN TO OPEN THE CATCH AND THEN CLIMB IN. AN UNTIDY SEARCH IS MADE
AND PROPERTY STOLEN. PERSON/S EXIT VIA THE REAR DOOR USING THE KEYS LEFT IN
THE INSIDE LOCK.

Property Stolen : 42" SONY PLASMA TV, HEWLETT PACKARD G60 LAP TOP, APPLE I
PHONE, SONY PLAYSTATION AND 11 GAMES, 2 BLU RAY DVD,S - BATMAN RETURNS AND
APOCOLYPSE 2.

Suspect Description : NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on February 10, 2010, 09:10:56 pm
Type of Crime : BURGLARY

Location of Crime : LISTER CLOSE, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between : 9PM ON THURSDAY 4TH TO 7AM ON FRIDAY 5TH FEBRUARY
2010

Details : PERSON/S UNKNOWN USE AN UNKNOWN IMPLEMENT TO REMOVE LOCKS FROM
TWO GARAGE DOORS. A SEARCH WAS MADE AND PROPERTY STOLEN.

Property Stolen :DEWALT BATTERY DRILL, THORMAN BRIEFCASE CONTAINING HAND
TOOLS AND ELECTRIC CABLE.

Suspect Description : NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on February 24, 2010, 08:23:10 pm
Type of Crime : BURGLARY

Location of Crime : PRIORY ROAD, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between : 10PM ON TUESDAY 23RD TO 7.30AM ON WEDNESDAY 24TH
FEBRUARY 2010

Details : PERSON/S UNKNOWN GAIN ACCESS VIA AN INSECURE SIDE DOOR. A SEARCH
WAS MADE BEFORE PERSON/S MADE OFF IN AN UNKNOWN DIRECTION.

Property Stolen : AWAITING AN UPDATE FROM THE COMPLAINANT

Suspect Description : NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on March 04, 2010, 07:23:50 pm
Type of Crime : BURGLARY

Location of Crime : LEATHAM CRESCENT, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between : 8AM TO 10AM ON MONDAY 1ST MARCH 2010

Details : PERSON/S UNKNOWN GAIN ACCESS VIA AN INSECURE FRONT DOOR. A SEARCH
WAS MADE AND PROPERTY STOLEN.

Property Stolen : TOSHIBA LAPTOP

Suspect Description : NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on March 04, 2010, 07:24:28 pm
Type of Crime : BURGLARY

Location of Crime : STATION LANE, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between : 3.40AM TO 4.43AM ON THURSDAY 4TH MARCH 2010

Details : PERSON/S UNKNOWN GAIN ACCESS VIA AN INSECURE REAR DOOR. A SEARCH
WAS MADE AND PROPERTY STOLEN INCLUDING CAR KEYS WHICH WERE USED TO STEAL
THE COMPLAINANTS CAR FROM THE REAR OF THE PROPERTY.

Property Stolen : BLUE DAEWOO TACUMA, LAPTOP, TWO SATELLITE NAVIGATION
SYSTEM'S, PURSE, DEBIT CARD, CASH, KEYS

Suspect Description : NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on March 09, 2010, 08:05:52 pm
Type of Crime : BURGLARY (BOGUS)

Location of Crime : PRIORY ROAD, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between : 8AM TO 8.30AM ON FRIDAY 5TH MARCH 2010

Details : TWO SUSPECTS KNOCK ON THE DOOR AND THEY CLAIM TO BE FROM THE
YORKSHIRE ELECTRICITY BOARD. ONE SUSPECT ENTERS THE PROPERTY AND WALKS
AROUND THE HOUSE WITH THE COMPLAINANT CLAIMING TO TEST VARIOUS ELECTRICAL
ITEMS. WHEN THE COMPLAINANT STATES THAT HER SON IN ON HIS WAY THE SUSPECT
LEAVES THE PROPERTY AND JOINS THE SECOND SUSPECT WAITING OUTSIDE.

Property Stolen : NONE

Suspect Description : NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on March 12, 2010, 09:18:01 pm
Type of Crime : ARSON

Location of Crime : ACKWORTH ROAD, PURSTON

Times / Dates Between : 8.45PM TO 9.25PM ON THURSDAY 11TH MARCH 2010

Details : PERSON/S UNKNOWN APPROACH METAL WASTE BINS WITH PLASTIC LIDS
WITHIN THE GROUNDS OF A PUBLIC PARK. PERSON/S THEN  PROCEED TO IGNITE THE
CONTENTS CAUSING SMOKE DAMAGE AND THE PLASTIC LIDS TO MELT.

Property Stolen : NONE

Suspect Description : NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on March 17, 2010, 08:55:56 pm
Type of Crime : BURGLARY

Location of Crime : AVON WALK, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between : 3AM ON SUNDAY 14TH MARCH 2010

Details : PERSON/S UNKNOWN GAIN ACCESS VIA AN INSECURE SIDE DOOR. A SEARCH
WAS MADE AND PROPERTY STOLEN.

Property Stolen : LAPTOP, MOBILE PHONE, IPOD

Suspect Description : NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on March 19, 2010, 08:09:46 pm
Type of Crime : THEFT OF A MOTOR VEHICLE

Location of Crime : PONTEFRACT ROAD, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between : 3AM TO 7.30AM ON THURSDAY 18TH MARCH 2010

Details : PERSON/S UNKNOWN APPROACH A SECURED MOTORCYCLE PARKED IN THE
GARDEN AND REMOVE BY UNKNOWN MEANS.

Property Stolen : ORANGE HONDA MOTORCYCLE

Suspect Description : NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on March 22, 2010, 10:37:22 pm
Type of Crime : BURGLARY

Location of Crime : LITTLE LANE, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between : 6.30PM TO 8PM ON SATURDAY 20TH MARCH 2010

Details : PERSON/S UNKNOWN GAIN ACCESS VIA AN INSECURE REAR DOOR. A SEARCH
WAS MADE AND CAR KEYS WERE  REMOVED FROM THE KITCHEN AREA AND USED TO STEAL
THE COMPLAINANTS CAR FROM THE ROADSIDE.

Property Stolen : BLACK FORD MONDEO, CAR KEYS

Suspect Description : NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk



Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on March 22, 2010, 10:38:19 pm
Type of Crime : ARSON

Location of Crime : GREEN LANE, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between : 5.30AM ON SUNDAY 21ST MARCH 2010

Details : LOCATION OF THE OFFENCE IS A MOTOR REPAIR WORKSHOP SURROUNDED BY
RESIDENTIAL HOUSES. PERSON/S UNKNOWN GAIN ACCESS BY UNKNOWN MEANS AND USE
UNKNOWN ACCELERANTS TO START A FIRE BEFORE MAKING OFF UNSEEN. THE FIRE
TAKES HOLD AND DESTROYS SEVERAL VEHICLES STORED INSIDE.

Property Stolen : N/A

Suspect Description : NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on March 22, 2010, 10:39:00 pm
Type of Crime : ROBBERY

Location of Crime : PRIORY ROAD, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between : 1PM ON FRIDAY 19TH MARCH 2010

Details : THREE SUSPECTS ARRIVE AT THE POST OFFICE IN A WHITE RENAULT
MEGANE AND ENTER THE PREMISES. SUSPECTS THREATEN THE STAFF AND ASK FOR
MONEY. WHEN THE SUSPECTS EXIT THE POST OFFICE THEY MAKE OFF IN THE SAME
VEHICLE.

Property Stolen : UNKNOWN

Suspect Description :SUSPECT 1: WHITE MALE, 5'7" TO 5'8" TALL, THIN BUILD,
WEARING BLACK TRACKSUIT BOTTOMS, WHITE TRAINERS
SUSPECT 2: WHITE MALE, 5'7" TO 5'8" TALL, THIN BUILD, WEARING BLACK
TRACKSUIT BOTTOMS
SUSPECT 3: WHITE MALE, 5'7" TALL, THIN BUILD, WEARING A HOODED TOP AND WAS
SEEN WITH THE HOOD UP AND THE LOWER PART OF HIS FACE COVERED

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on April 08, 2010, 09:00:37 pm
Type of Crime : BURGLARY

Location of Crime : ACKWORTH ROAD, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between : 10PM ON THURSDAY 1ST TO 8.30AM ON FRIDAY 2ND APRIL
2010

Details : PERSON/S UNKNOWN GAIN ACCESS BY FORCING THE EUROPROFILE LOCK ON
THE FRONT DOOR. A SEARCH WAS MADE AND PROPERTY STOLEN INCLUDING CAR KEYS
WHICH WERE USED TO STEAL THE COMPLAINANTS CAR.

Property Stolen : CASH, KEYS, GREY VAUXHALL ASTRA

Suspect Description : NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on April 12, 2010, 09:00:00 pm
Type of Crime : ARSON

Location of Crime : WHINNEY LANE, STREETHOUSE

Times / Dates Between : 10PM ON SUNDAY 4TH TO 11AM ON MONDAY 5TH APRIL 2010

Details : PERSON/S UNKNOWN SET FIRE TO A WHEELIE BIN AND RECYCLING BIN JUST
INSIDE THE MAIN GATE TO THE FRONT GARDEN. BOTH ITEMS WERE TOTALLY DESTROYED
BY THE FIRE AND PERSON/S MADE OFF UNSEEN.

Property Stolen : N/A

Suspect Description : NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on April 12, 2010, 09:00:31 pm
Type of Crime : BURGLARY

Location of Crime : MAXWELL STREET, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between : 9PM TO 9.20PM ON SUNDAY 11TH APRIL 2010

Details : PERSON/S UNKNOWN GAIN ACCESS VIA A REAR UNLOCKED DOOR. A SEARCH
WAS MADE AND PROPERTY STOLEN.

Property Stolen : DEBIT CARDS, KEYS, CASH, HANDBAG X 2, TOBACCO, PURSE

Suspect Description : WHITE MALE, MEDIUM BUILD, 5'9" TALL, BROWN HAIR

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on April 19, 2010, 07:43:03 pm
Type of Crime : BURGLARY

Location of Crime : KATRINA GROVE, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between : MIDNIGHT ON FRIDAY 16TH TO 7AM ON SATURDAY 17TH
APRIL 2010

Details : PERSON/S UNKNOWN GAIN ACCESS TO A GARAGE BY USING BODILY FORCE TO
THE SIDE DOOR. A SEARCH WAS MADE AND PROPERTY STOLEN.

Property Stolen : PINK BMX BIKE, SILVER BMX BIKE

Suspect Description : NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on April 20, 2010, 10:35:30 pm
Type of Crime : THEFT OF A MOTOR VEHICLE

Location of Crime : VERNER STREET, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between : 7.30PM ON SATURDAY 17TH TO 4.30AM ON SUNDAY 18TH
APRIL 2010

Details : THE VEHICLE IS LOCKED AND SECURE ON THE ROADSIDE AND PERSON/S
UNKNOWN GAIN ENTRY TO THE VEHICLE BY UNKNOWN MEANS. THE VEHICLE IS STOLEN
AND LATER FOUND ON FARMLAND WITH IGNITION AND OTHER DAMAGE.

Property Stolen : BLUE PEUGEOT 306

Suspect Description : NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on April 22, 2010, 07:54:29 pm
Type of Crime : BURGLARY

Location of Crime :  NEW ROAD, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between : 3.23AM TO 3.35AM ON TUESDAY 20TH APRIL 2010

Details : PERSON/S UNKNOWN GAIN ENTRY VIA AN INSECURE WINDOW. A SEARCH WAS
MADE AND PROPERTY STOLEN.

Property Stolen : CASH

Suspect Description : FOUR WHITE MALES, ONE WEARING A BALACLAVA, ONE
WEARING A BASEBALL CAP AND TWO WEARING PEAKED CAPS

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on April 29, 2010, 09:49:54 pm
Type of Crime : BURGLARY

Location of Crime : GREEN LANE, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between : 8.30PM ON TUESDAY 27TH TO 9.45AM ON WEDNESDAY 28TH
APRIL 2010

Details : PERSON/S UNKNOWN APPROACH AN ACTIVITY BUILDING SEPARATE TO THE
MAIN BUILDING OF A RESIDENTIAL HOME. A PAVING SLAB WAS USED TO SMASH A
GLASS PANEL IN A REAR WOODEN DOOR, THEY THEN REACH IN AND OPEN THE YALE
LOCK. A SEARCH WAS MADE AND PROPERTY STOLEN.

Property Stolen : SAMSUNG TV, Wii GAMES CONSOLE AND TEN GAMES, Wii BAND
HERO PACKAGE, ACER LAPTOP, TWO COMPUTER TOWERS, THREE LCD TOUCH SCREEN
MONITORS

Suspect Description : NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on May 04, 2010, 08:57:59 pm
Type of Crime : BURGLARY DWELLING.

Location of Crime : PONTEFRACT ROAD.

Times / Dates Between : 2PM SUNDAY 2ND MAY 2010.

Details : OFFENDER FORCES THE FRONT DOOR AND GAINS ENTRY. A SEARCH IS MADE
AND PROPERTY IS STOLEN, WITH THE OFFENDER MAKING OFF UNSEEN.

Property Stolen : MOBILE PHONE AND HAIR STRAIGHTENERS.

Suspect Description : NIL.

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on June 03, 2010, 08:04:30 pm
Type of Crime : THEFT FROM A MOTOR VEHICLE

Location of Crime : VICARAGE GARDENS X 2, ACKTON LANE, WEST END AVENUE,
ALEXANDER CRESCENT X 2, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between : 6PM ON SUNDAY 30TH  TO 11.30AM ON MONDAY 31ST MAY
2010

Details : ON SIX OCCASIONS PERSON/S UNKNOWN HAVE GAINED ENTRY  BY SMASHING
A WINDOW, VIA AN INSECURE VEHICLE OR BY UNKNOWN MEANS. A SEARCH HAS BEEN
MADE AND PROPERTY STOLEN.

Property Stolen : DUSTER, NINTENDO DS LITE, CASH, SATELLITE NAVIGATION
SYSTEM X 2, REVERSING CAMERA SCREEN, 20" FLAT SCREEN TV, IPOD, WELLINGTON
BOOTS, DIGITAL CAMERA.

Suspect Description : DESCRIPTION FROM VICARAGE GARDENS:
SUSPECT 1: WHITE MALE, 5'10" TALL, THIN BUILD, SHORT DARK HAIR, WEARING A
GREY HOODED TOP
SUSPECT 2: WHITE MALE, SHORTER THAN SUSPECT 1, WEARING DARK CLOTHING

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on June 20, 2010, 04:17:36 pm
Type of Crime : BURGLARY

Location of Crime : REGENT STREET, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between : 8.45PM TO 10.40PM ON WEDNESDAY 16TH JUNE 2010

Details : PERSON/S UNKNOWN GAIN ACCESS TO THE PROPERTY BY UNKNOWN MEANS. A
SEARCH WAS MADE AND PROPERTY STOLEN.

Property Stolen : 32" FLAT SCREEN TV

Suspect Description : NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on June 21, 2010, 06:35:31 pm
Police Warning Over Supermarket Distraction Thefts
Saturday, 19 June, 2010

Police are urging shoppers to be on their guard after a spate of
distraction thefts at supermarkets across West Yorkshire.

There have been six of the same type of distraction thefts at supermarkets
across West Yorkshire since the 11 May and police believe the same gang
could be involved in each of the incidents.

In each case a lone and middle aged woman has been targeted by a group of
what are thought to be Eastern Europeans.

Unusually the group often includes a female suspect.

The distraction theft works after the suspects' identify a victim in the
supermarket before loitering close to the checkout and making a note of the
victim's pin number and bank/credit card. The suspects then follow the
victim to their car and observe them as they unload their shopping.

At this point an accomplice will drive a car and park behind the victim's
vehicle effectively blocking them in before getting out and asking the
victim for directions to a place nearby, often using a map as a further
method of distraction. While the victim is engaged with one of the suspects
an accomplice will remove cards from the victim's purse which is often left
on the passenger seat.

In most cases the victim does not realise the theft has taken place until
they are contacted by their bank/credit card company to make them aware of
unusual activity on their card.

The first reported case in West Yorkshire was on 11 May at the Tesco Extra
store at Seacroft, Leeds. This was followed on the 18 May at Sainsbury's in
the Colton Retail Park and at Morrisons in Wetherby on 25 May. The latest
incident took place yesterday (17/6), also at the Sainsbury's store in
Colton.

Other similar offences have also been reported in Knottingley and
Heckmondwike.

Police believe the same vehicle has been used in each offence and this was
captured on an ANPR (Automatic Number Plate Recognition) system on the M1
near to junction 47 at Parlington on the 18 May. The vehicle is a dark
Cadbury type purple coloured old style Vauxhall Vectra. The registration
plate is: WV51 AZF.

Sergeant Emmett, of the North East Leeds Neighbourhood Investigation Unit,
said: "These suspects have a very specific method of targeting their
victim's and it's about recognising the signs and responding accordingly to
prevent yourself becoming one of their targets.

"Always be mindful of anyone close to you when you're entering your pin
number. Use your body and hand to shield your pin and if you feel
uncomfortable speak to the checkout operator and ask them to contact the
stores security personnel.

"We are following a number of good leads in this investigation but I would
ask anyone with information about the vehicle or about this series of
distraction thefts to contact PC Ware at the Neighbourhood Investigation
Unit based at Stainbeck Police Station via: 0845 60 60 606 or call
Crimestoppers anonymously and in confidence on: 0800 555 111."


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on July 26, 2010, 07:51:04 pm
Type of Crime : BURGLARY

Location of Crime : SHORT STREET, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between : 4PM ON THURSDAY 22ND TO 8AM ON FRIDAY 23RD JULY
2010

Details : PERSON/S UNKNOWN GAIN ACCESS TO TWO PROPERTIES ON SHORT STREET
THAT ARE UNDER RENOVATION. ONE PROPERTY WAS ENTERED BY FORCING THE FRONT
DOOR AND THE OTHER BY SMASHING THE GLASS IN THE REAR DOOR. A SEARCH WAS
MADE AND PROPERTY STOLEN.

Property Stolen : VARIOUS TOOLS

Suspect Description :NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on August 02, 2010, 08:34:53 pm
Type of Crime : BURGLARY

Location of Crime : PRIORY ROAD, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between : 6.15PM ON THURSDAY 29TH TO 7.12AM ON FRIDAY 30TH
JULY 2010

Details : PERSON/S UNKNOWN GAIN ENTRY BY FORCING A REAR WINDOW WITH AN
UNKNOWN IMPLEMENT. A SEARCH WAS MADE AND PROPERTY STOLEN.

Property Stolen : CASH

Suspect Description : NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on August 03, 2010, 09:40:54 pm
Type of Crime : BURGLARY

Location of Crime : PRIORY ROAD, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between : 4PM ON SUNDAY 1ST TO 1PM ON MONDAY 2ND AUGUST 2010

Details : PERSON/S UNKNOWN GAIN ACCESS BY FORCING THE REAR DOOR WITH AN
UNKNOWN IMPLEMENT. ONCE INSIDE A SEARCH IS MADE AND PROPERTY STOLEN.

Property Stolen : BOILER TANK AND PIPES WORTH £400

Suspect Description : NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on August 07, 2010, 10:01:01 pm
Summer sneaks still getting in

Friday 6th August 2010

Wakefield District Police are making another plea to residents to stop
summer sneak-ins.

Insecure doors and windows are still being blamed for around half of all
house burglaries across the Wakefield district.

Police today urged householders to be vigilant and to keep their homes
secure.

Detective Inspector Paul Harrison said: ?Whilst burglaries are not as
prevalent across Wakefield district as they are in other areas of the
county, despite our repeated warnings, we are still seeing a number of
sneak-ins. These offences could so easily be prevented by householders
taking a few precautions to ensure they are not targeted by opportunist
thieves.

?People need to remember that easy points of access, like front doors, need
to be kept locked when relaxing outdoors in the warmer weather. At night
ground floor doors and windows should be locked.

?A handbag, wallet, mobile phone or keys left next to an unlocked front
door or open window can present an incredibly easy target for opportunist
burglars who can take them in just a few seconds.The message couldn?t be
simpler. Lock your door or lose your valuables.

There are a number of things people can do to prevent a sneak-in theft:

· Lock all doors and windows when working in the garden or garage
· A simple security chain from DIY stores can be installed to prevent
unwanted entry into the home
· Never leave keys in the locks of doors or windows
· Avoid leaving valuables near windows, for example mobile phones,
handbags, jewellery, expensive ornaments and keys

Further crime prevention advice is available from the West Yorkshire Police
website at www.westyorkshire.police.uk or by contacting your local Crime
Reduction Officer on 0845 6060606.


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on August 07, 2010, 10:22:13 pm
Type of Crime : BURGLARY

Location of Crime : VERNER STREET, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between : 3.30AM TO 9.30PM ON WEDNESDAY 4TH AUGUST 2010

Details : PERSON/S UNKNOWN ATTEMPT TO GAIN ENTRY, VIA THE FRONT DOOR, BY
FORCING THE LOCK AND DOOR HANDLE WITH AN UNKNOWN IMPLEMENT. THE LOCK AND
HANDLE WERE DAMAGED BUT THERE WAS NO ENTRY GAINED.

Property Stolen : NONE

Suspect Description : NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on August 12, 2010, 07:52:31 pm
Update - Operation Grassland - Continued Crackdown on Drugs Crime

Wednesday, 11th August, 2010

Wakefield District Police have been praised for their efforts to rid the
streets of drugs.

It follows the latest phase of Operation Grassland which earlier this week
saw eight people arrested on suspicion of production of cannabis and money
laundering and one person arrested for theft. Ten vehicles were seized as
part of the enquiry including a Nissan GTR worth approximately £60,000. A
quantity of cash was all seized.

During the two-day operation thirty properties were searched with five
cannabis farms found and cannabis to a value of approximately £700,000
recovered and three cropped cannabis farms also discovered and closed down.

All those arrested during the operation have now been bailed pending
further enquiries.

The operation was as a result of information provided to police by local
residents who have contacted the police to thank them for the action.

One resident, from Wakefield, who spoke to Officers in the street, said:
"We are a very close knit neighbourhood. It was a big shock to find out
that there were drugs being grown in our street. I am thrilled to see the
Police dealing with it."

Superintendent Tyron Joyce, Head of Operations at Wakefield District
Police, said: ?We hope that the action we have taken this week will
demonstrate yet again to residents that they do not have to stand for
criminal behaviour in their communities.

?We are there to help them. If they tell us what concerns them then we will
respond and will take action to deal with those intent on causing problems
in local communities.

?We would urge members of the public to contact us about their suspicions ?
while they may not see action straight away as we have to make further
enquiries, I can reassure them that every call matters to us and all
information is followed up.?

A series of public displays will be held around the district later this
week urging people to contact police with information about criminal
activity.

The displays in Ossett town centre on Friday (9am till 2pm), Wakefield city
centre on Saturday (9am till 1pm, cathedral area) and outside the rugby
league ground at Featherstone (3pm till 7pm) on Saturday evening will
highlight the Why Should They? Campaign which aims to raise awareness of
how police can use the Proceeds of Crime Act to seize cash, recover cars,
house and other assets from criminals and turn them into money for local
communities.

Some criminals use the proceeds of their crimes to buy high value items at
the expense of their victims, but using the legislation enables police to
take them away and give back to communities affected by crime.

During the last financial year just over £5 million was confiscated or
forfeited from criminals in West Yorkshire and £8.6 million worth of assets
were restrained.

High value cars seized from criminals will be on display and officers will
give out information about how to contact police with information about
people who are believed to be living beyond their means in local
communities.

There are criminals living within the Wakefield district who are living off
the proceeds of crime, why should they? Ring Crimestoppers anonymously on
0800 555 111, that?s all it takes, or visit www.whyshouldthey.com


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on August 12, 2010, 07:53:41 pm
Type of Crime : CRIMINAL DAMAGE AND ARSON

Location of Crime : WENTWORTH ROAD, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between : MIDNIGHT ON FRIDAY 6TH TO 6.30PM ON MONDAY 9TH
AUGUST 2010

Details : PERSON/S UNKNOWN THROW SLABS OF CONCRETE AT THE REAR WINDOWS OF A
VACANT PROPERTY CAUSING DAMAGE TO THE DOUBLE GLAZED WINDOWS. LATER PERSON/S
USE AN UNKNOWN ACCELERANT TO SET FIRE TO THE GARDEN SHED. PERSON/S THEN
MAKE OFF UNSEEN AND IN AN UNKNOWN DIRECTION.

Property Stolen : N/A

Suspect Description : NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on August 12, 2010, 07:54:04 pm
Type of Crime : ARSON

Location of Crime : GLADSTONE STREET, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between : 11.30PM ON SUNDAY 8TH TO 9AM ON MONDAY 9TH AUGUST
2010

Details : PERSON/S UNKNOWN SET FIRE TO A FENCE WITH AN UNKNOWN ACCELERANT
CAUSING DAMAGE TO THE FENCE AND A WHEELIE BIN. PERSON/S THEN MADE OFF
UNSEEN AND IN AN UNKNOWN DIRECTION.

Property Stolen : N/A

Suspect Description : NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on August 12, 2010, 07:58:43 pm
A POCA Exhibition with some
seized assets to on display this weekend.

The locations will be

Ossett Market Place - Friday 13th 0900hrs - 1200hrs
Wakefield Cathedral - Saturday 14th 0900hrs - 1200hrs
Featherstone Rugby League Ground - Saturday 14th 1200hrs - 1900hrs

It would be great if you could promote this or infact make a visit to one.


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on August 16, 2010, 09:37:11 pm
Type of Crime : BURGLARY

Location of Crime : POST OFFICE ROAD, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between : 7.30PM TO 8.30PM ON SATURDAY 14TH AUGUST 2010

Details : PERSON/S UNKNOWN GAIN ACCESS BY FORCING THE REAR DOOR WITH AN
UNKNOWN IMPLEMENT. A SEARCH WAS MADE AND PROPERTY STOLEN.

Property Stolen : CASH

Suspect Description : NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on August 18, 2010, 06:11:09 pm
Appeal: for witnesses - Robbery in Featherstone

Tuesday, 17th August, 2010

Police in Featherstone are appealing for witnesses to a robbery. It
happened yesterday (Monday, 16th August) just after 7pm on Wakefield Road.

The victim, who was driving a grey Vauxhall Astra, picked up a man he knew
on Wakefield Road at the junction with Station Lane. During the journey,
the man then produced a sharp weapon and threatened the victim asking for
money and jewellery. The victim stopped the vehicle and left it.

The suspect then stole items from the vehicle before making off on foot in
the direction of Featherstone.

Anyone who witnessed the robbery - in particular a man in a white transit
van who chased the suspect - should contact PC 4126 Elkie Cooke at Wood
Street CID on 0845 60 60 606.


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on September 06, 2010, 06:13:57 pm
Type of Crime : BURGLARY

Location of Crime : PRINCE WILLIAM COURT, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between : 6.45PM ON SATURDAY 4TH TO 0.15AM ON SUNDAY 5TH
SEPTEMBER 2010

Details : PERSON/S UNKNOWN GAIN ACCESS FIRSTLY VIA A COMMUNAL DOOR AND THEN
BY USING AN UNKNOWN IMPLEMENT AND BODILY FORCE TO OPEN THE DOOR TO THE
PROPERTY. ONCE INSIDE A SEARCH WAS MADE AND PROPERTY STOLEN.

Property Stolen : DVD PLAYER, FROZEN READY MEALS TO THE VALUE OF £40, CASH,
32" FLAT SCREEN TV

Suspect Description : NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on September 23, 2010, 06:46:04 pm
Type of Crime : BURGLARY

Location of Crime : LEATHAM AVENUE, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between : 10.45PM ON SUNDAY 19TH TO 8.30AM ON MONDAY 20TH
SEPTEMBER 2010

Details : PERSON/S UNKNOWN ATTEMPT TO GAIN ACCESS VIA AN INSECURE FRONT
GROUND FLOOR WINDOW. THE WINDOW WAS DAMAGED BUT THERE WAS NO ACCESS GAINED.

Property Stolen : NONE

Suspect Description : NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on September 25, 2010, 08:10:49 pm
‘DON’T BUY ELECTRICITY METER TOP-UPS AT DOORSTEP’, ENERGY COMPANIES AND
CONSUMER WATCHDOG WARN CUSTOMERS

Organised criminals are found to be operating across UK selling illegal
meter credit

Energy companies and Consumer Focus, the consumer watchdog, are warning
that an estimated 85,000 households have been affected by a doorstep scam
which seems to offer cheaper electricity meter top-ups but just ends up
with consumers paying twice.

The problem is affecting customers of all of the leading energy companies
(British Gas, EDF Energy, E.ON, npower, Scottish Power and SSE).

Companies have begun writing to and telephoning their electricity
pre-payment meter customers to alert them. There is evidence of serious and
organised criminal activity and they are urging customers not to buy credit
for their meters on the doorstep.

Some customers are being offered £50 of electricity meter top-up for a cash
payment of just £25.  Energy companies detect when they have not received
payment for electricity used. As the energy credit is illegal any customer
buying top-up on the doorstep will end up paying twice, first to the
criminal and then to their energy supplier.

Christine McGourty, Director at Energy UK, which represents all the leading
energy companies, says:

“This a serious and widespread scam and we’re launching the Top-Up Safe
campaign to urge customers to steer clear of the criminals behind it. Just
like when you buy something fake online – like a ticket for a football
match or a music concert – you’re the one who’ll end up losing out in the
end.

“Energy companies can detect the fraud and you’ll end up paying twice for
your electricity, first to the criminal and then again to your energy
company, who can always detect when electricity has been used, but not paid
for through the proper channels. It’s essential that you only top-up your
electricity meter from recognised PayPoint or Payzone shops or The Post
Office.”

“Energy companies are determined to bring those responsible for these
crimes to justice and are working closely with the Police at a local and
national level to stamp out this illegal activity.”

To find out more visit www.top-upsafe.com or contact Consumer Direct on
08454 04 05 06

If you know anyone illegally selling
electricity meter top-ups, contact
Crimestoppers anonymously on
0800 555 111.

Karen Vezina
Neighbourhood Watch
 Liaison Officer


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on September 30, 2010, 08:13:39 pm
Type of Crime : BURGLARY

Location of Crime : VERNER STREET, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between : 9PM ON MONDAY 27TH TO 2.15PM ON TUESDAY 28TH
SEPTEMBER 2010

Details : PERSON/S UNKNOWN ATTEMPT TO GAIN ACCESS BY USING AN UNKNOWN
IMPLEMENT ON A REAR LIVING ROOM WINDOW. THE WINDOW SHATTERED BUT IT WAS
HELD IN PLACE BY A POLYTHENE SECURITY FILM AND THERE WAS NO ACCESS GAINED.

Property Stolen : NONE

Suspect Description : NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on October 06, 2010, 08:04:33 pm
Type of Crime : BURGLARY

Location of Crime : PONTEFRACT ROAD, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between : 8.30PM ON SATURDAY 2ND TO 3AM ON SUNDAY 3RD OCTOBER
2010

Details : PERSON/S UNKNOWN GAIN ACCESS BY USING AN UNKNOWN IMPLEMENT TO
FORCE A REAR GROUND FLOOR WINDOW. ONCE INSIDE A SEARCH WAS MADE AND
PROPERTY STOLEN.

Property Stolen : HEWLETT PACKARD LAPTOP, PACO RABAN AFTERSHAVE, 12 BOTTLES
OF BUDWEISER

Suspect Description : NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on October 20, 2010, 10:17:21 pm
Nip shed thefts in the bud

Friday 15th October 2010

Police in Wakefield are urging householders to secure their sheds and
garages after a recent spate of thefts.

Detective Sergeant Sue Buxton of Wakefield District Police said: "Many
people store valuable property like fishing tackle and lawnmowers in a shed
or garage which is either left insecure or is in such a poor state of
repair that it doesn't provide a barrier to a would-be thief.

"These sorts of things are not cheap. They are also very saleable items for
thieves. Don't make it easy to steal them and remember that tools stolen
from your shed could be used to burgle your house."

DS Buxton particularly urged residents to check shed and garage hinges.
"There have been several reports recently of hinge doors being unscrewed
and thieves gaining access into property this way." she said.

During the past four weeks:-

The Wakefield and Normanton areas have suffered 41 shed/garage break-ins.
Of these 7 offences were committed by unscrewing hinges. Most commonly
doors were forced and padlocks cut. Of the 41 offences, one quarter (10)
had fishing equipment or gardening equipment taken. Bikes were also stolen.

Pontefract & Knottingley areas have suffered 9 shed/garage break-ins. The
most common way of getting in was by using force/cutting padlocks.

The South East area has suffered 20 shed/garage break-ins. Of these 3 were
committed by unscrewing hinges. Again doors were mostly forced and padlocks
cut. Of the 20 offences, 40% (8) had fishing equipment or gardening
equipment stolen.

Officers are also appealing for information concerning a Peg Perego
children's 'choo choo express' toy train that was stolen from a shed in
Church Drive, South Kirkby this week. "This is quite an expensive
children's toy," said DS Buxton. "If you know of anyone who is offering
something of this nature locally in the area for sale please give us a
call."

West Yorkshire Police Website


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on October 21, 2010, 08:14:32 pm
Dear Co-ordinator,

Yesterday I was informed by Neighbourhood Watch Members that they had been
a victim of crime in Pontefract Town Centre and I was asked to let other
members aware.

Between 11am to 11.15am on Wednesday 20th October 2010 in the Market Place,
Pontefract person/s unknown approach the victim who had a handbag over her
shoulder at all times and by unknown means person/s have stolen property
from the handbag.

Pickpockets are more likely to 'work' in a crowded area so please be
vigilant and try not to carry large amounts of money with you.

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on October 26, 2010, 07:59:47 pm
Type of Crime : BURGLARY X 2

Location of Crime : MARY ROSE COURT, OFF ANDREW STREET, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between : 9AM TO 3PM ON MONDAY 25TH OCTOBER 2010

Details : ON TWO OCCASIONS FLATS IN A RESIDENTIAL AREA NEEDING A KEY FOB TO
OPEN THE MAIN COMMUNAL DOOR HAVE BEEN ATTACKED.
PERSON/S UNKNOWN GAIN ENTRY TO BOTH PROPERTIES BY USING AN UNKNOWN
IMPLEMENT AND BODILY FORCE TO OPEN THE FRONT DOOR. ONCE INSIDE A SEARCH WAS
MADE IN BOTH FLATS AND PROPERTY STOLEN FROM ONE.

Property Stolen : GOLF CLUBS, GOLF SHOES.

Suspect Description : NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk



Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on October 28, 2010, 07:40:54 pm
Type of Crime : BURGLARY

Location of Crime : PRINCE WILLIAM COURT, FEATHERSTONE.

Times / Dates Between : 10.30AM TO 11.05AM ON WEDNESDAY 27TH OCTOBER 2010

Details : PERSON/S UNKNOWN GAIN ENTRY VIA AN INSECURE FRONT DOOR. ONCE
INSIDE A SEARCH WAS MADE AND PROPERTY STOLEN.

Property Stolen : SONY ERICSSON MOBILE BLACKBERRY PHONE, MP3 PLAYER, MINI
DISCS, WALKMAN, RED AND SILVER HUNTER MOUNTAIN BIKE, BLACK LEATHER JACKET,
WALLET, CASH, DEBIT CARD.

Suspect Description : NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on October 28, 2010, 07:42:40 pm
After the information sent out about the tax
return form I have been informed by Neighbourhood Watch Co-ordinators about
other ways people have tried to obtain bank details etc.

A Neighbourhood Watch member received a call from man asking if she was
happy with her bank and asked who she banked with. A few days later the
same man rang back informing the customer that he worked for the Yorkshire
Bank, telling her that she owed money and wanted details of her account.
The Yorkshire Bank was contacted and they informed their customer that if
she owed money they would send a letter stating what the problem was and
not contact her by phone.

The next Neighbourhood Watch member received a call and she was informed
that the WMBC owed her money. This was checked out,  found to be incorrect
and no bank details were provided.

The next telephone call to a Neighbourhood Watch member came from a
gentleman saying he worked for the Telephone Preference Service asking for
a  payment of £19 and again no bank details were disclosed.

Please inform your scheme members of the above information and advise them
to be vigilant when taking calls of this nature.



Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on October 31, 2010, 09:33:41 pm
Type of Crime : BURGLARY

Location of Crime : PRETORIA STREET, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between : 11.30AM ON THURSDAY 28TH TO 10.30AM ON FRIDAY 29TH
OCTOBER 2010

Details : PERSON/S UNKNOWN USED A HOOK OR A MAGNET TO REMOVE CAR KEYS
THROUGH THE LETTERBOX THAT WERE PLACED ON THE FLOOR NEAR TO THE FRONT DOOR.
PERSON/S THEN USE THE KEYS TO STEAL THE COMPLAINANTS VEHICLE FROM THE
DRIVEWAY.

Property Stolen : BLACK LAND ROVER

Suspect Description : NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on November 02, 2010, 09:19:52 pm
District's Autumn Crime Campaign Underway

Tuesday November 2, 2010

A series of early morning police raids across the Wakefield district has
heralded

Some of the items Recovered at the start of a new crime-busting campaign.

 Wakefield District Police fired the first salvo in their new autumn
initiative to prevent burglary visiting more than 500 addresses in
locations across the district in recent weeks and arresting 134 people so
far on suspicion of burglary and other related offences.

The operation is timed to coincide with the end of British Summer Time last
weekend when the clocks went back and traditionally there can be a rise in
burglaries.

Detective Chief Inspector Dean Henson said police had drawn up a hitlist of
known burglars who would be targeted with around-the-clock checks in the
coming weeks to stop them re-offending.

Neighbourhood Policing Teams will be out on patrol across the district and
will target vulnerable households with crime prevention advice as well as
working with CASAC (Community Action and Support Against Crime) to improve
security at the homes of elderly burglary victims who do not live in
Wakefield and District Housing properties.

DCI Henson said: “Criminals who commit offences across the Wakefield
district should know that we are on to them and will take firm action, as
always, against them in the coming months.

“At this time of year there is traditionally an increase in the number of
burglaries with the clocks going back. Houses are particularly vulnerable
from mid afternoon onwards when burglars can easily identify unoccupied
houses. Taking a few simple precautions can reduce the opportunity for
burglars to strike and lead to fewer people becoming victims of crime.

“We will be doing everything we can to try and prevent burglary but we’d
urge householders to help protect themselves by improving the lighting at
their homes and ensuring they heed crime prevention advice.”

Police today issued the following security advice to householders to help
reduce the risk of an attack:

• Leave a light on inside the house - choose well-used rooms such as the
lounge or bedroom, not a hallway or other largely unused area. The
intention is to create the impression that someone is in – a significant
deterrent. Illuminate the areas of your home which are most likely to
achieve this. This will vary from house to house. Timer switches are an
excellent way of triggering one or more lights. As daylight hours grow
shorter, reset the timer to activate earlier. In the middle of winter, a
house with someone at home will often have lights on in the early afternoon
and the timer needs to be set accordingly.

• Use lighting outside the house at both the front and back. Fit low energy
dusk to dawn lights. They are cheap to install and run. They will lighten
up any areas that would be burglars could use to hide, and they don't annoy
your neighbours.

DCI Henson added: “This is just the start of out campaign which will take
us from autumn into the winter months. The cloak of darkness is ideal cover
for criminals allowing them to feel comfortable - we will be doing
everything we can to expose them and make them feel uncomfortable."

The operation is supported by the Force's latest crime prevention campaign
- The Usual Suspects - which urges residents to give burglars a tough time
by taking basic security precautions.

Anyone requiring security advice is asked to contact the crime prevention
officer at their local police station. Anyone seeing anything suspicious or
who has any information should contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555111, their
local police station on 0845 6060606 or any police officer.


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on November 02, 2010, 09:21:03 pm
Bogus Charity Worker Warning Issued by Police.
Tuesday 2 November, 2010.

Police are warning people across West Yorkshire to be vigilant after a
number of reports of bogus charity workers operating in the region.

The charity MacMillan Cancer Support have recently received in the region
of 20 calls from concerned members of the public reporting that they have
received flyers asking for residents to place donations of clothing, bed
linen, woollens and shoes, mobile phones, inkjet cartridges and jewellery
in a plastic bag. Residents were then asked to attach the flyer to the bag
and leave it outside their front door before 8am.

West Yorkshire Police have also already made arrests in connection with the
bogus MacMillan callers.

Yesterday, two men were arrested in the Meltham area of Huddersfield. The
39 and 41-year olds are currently on bail, having been arrested on
suspicion of Fraud by False Representation.

The Rothwell Neighbourhood Policing Team (NPT) also recently arrested two
men on suspicion of being involved in a bogus charity bag scam in the
Woodlesford area.

The two men aged 29 and 26 from the Burley area were arrested on suspicion
of Fraud by False Representation. They were later charged and will appear
at Leeds Magistrates Court on the 3 November.

A West Yorkshire police spokesperson said: "Crimes such as these are
especially unpleasant because those responsible prey on the goodwill and
kind-heartedness of local residents who are want to support charitable
causes. "We would urge the public to remain vigilant, and are urge anyone
who is concerned about any callers to their homes or has received, flyers
or information claiming to be from a charity through their doors to contact
their local Neighbourhood Policing Team via 0845 6060606."

Although the flyers look authentic, Macmillan Cancer Support are stressing
that they do not collect donations from doorsteps. Roohi Lupton, Macmillan
fundraising manager for Yorkshire, said: "Macmillan is not asking for
donations of clothes and household goods at present. If anyone would like
to find out how they can support or work with people affected by cancer and
be sure that all their donation comes to the charity could I suggest they
visit our website www.macmillan.org.uk or ring 01924 232440."

In addition to the bogus MacMillan collectors, police in Kirklees have also
received reports of bogus Oxfam workers operating in Honley, Huddersfield.
A burglary took place on the 25 October when a man posing as an Oxfam
worker stole nearly £400 cash from the home of an 86-year old woman living
on Grassmoor Fold. Two other elderly callers in Honley have also reported
similar calls from an Oxfam worker, though they had not been the victim of
a crime.

Oxfam have stressed that they do not approach people's homes to ask for
cash donations, nor have they been in the Honley area for some time. They
have asked people who may be unsure of the credentials of callers believed
to be from their charity to contact 0300 200 1300.


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on November 03, 2010, 10:02:19 pm
Type of Crime : BURGLARY

Location of Crime : PURSTON LANE, ACKWORTH

Times / Dates Between :  7.30AM TO 5.30PM ON TUESDAY 2ND NOVEMBER 2010

Details : PERSON/S UNKNOWN GAIN ACCESS BY USING BODILY FORCE TO OPEN A
SECURE REAR DOOR. ONCE INSIDE THE ALARM HAS BEEN DISABLED BY FORCE BEFORE A
SEARCH WAS MADE AND PROPERTY STOLEN.

Property Stolen : CASH, HEAVY FLOOR SAFE, JEWELLERY AND WRISTWATCHES

Suspect Description : NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on November 09, 2010, 09:10:41 pm
Mobile CCTV Van Takes To The Road


The fight against crime and anti-social behaviour has taken to the road in
Wakefield district with the introduction of a CCTV van.


Police and partners unveiled their latest weapon on bonfire night when the
van hit the streets for the first time to help maintain the safety of
crowds attending bonfire events in the district.


The van was deployed for patrols around Ossett as the town's bonfire, which
drew crowds of around 3,000, took place. It later moved on to Wakefield
city centre to ensure the safety of night-time revellers.


The vehicle is owned by Wakefield Council and operated under a joint
funding agreement with Wakefield District Police. Purchased second hand
from another local authority it is clearly marked and highly visible
bearing the logos of the Crime & Disorder Reduction Partnership (Police,
Council, Wakefield and District Housing).


The van is equipped with powerful roof-mounted CCTV cameras which are
linked by mobile technology to the council CCTV control room. It can also
record its own TV images to on-board recording devices.


It will be appearing at anti-social behaviour hot spots across the district
and will primarily be used by Neighbourhood Policing Teams to tackle local
problems reported by members of the public at Partners and Communities
Together (PACT) meetings.


Divisional Commander Chief Superintendent Marc Callaghan believes that the
van will be a great asset, saying: “Mobile CCTV vans act as a deterrent to
prevent crime and anti-social behaviour, assist the prosecution of those
who are determined to behave in such a manner and provide a highly visible
means of reassurance to members of the community. I am delighted that we
now have this highly effective tool at our disposal.”


Wakefield Council's Cabinet Member for Communities, Cllr Olivia Rowley
said: "CCTV is an excellent tool in helping us tackle antisocial behaviour.
By combining the technology on this vehicle with the expertise of our CCTV
control room and the police we are in an even stronger position to make our
streets safer."


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on November 11, 2010, 08:52:48 pm
Type of Crime : BURGLARY

Location of Crime : VERNER STREET, FEATHERSTONE.

Times / Dates Between : 9.30AM TO 7.50PM ON TUESDAY 9TH NOVEMBER 2010

Details : PERSON/S UNKNOWN GAIN ACCESS BY SMASHING THE FRONT WINDOW WITH AN
UNKNOWN IMPLEMENT AND REACHING IN TO OPEN THE WINDOW. ONCE INSIDE A SEARCH
WAS MADE AND PROPERTY STOLEN.

Property Stolen : LAPTOP, THREE GOLD RINGS, SANYO 42" TELEVISION

Suspect Description : NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on November 21, 2010, 08:30:40 pm
Please see the following advice from the Crime Prevention section in the
West Yorkshire Police Website. The physical security around your home, e.g
door and window locks, should be fitted in the correct position and to the
appropriate standard. Robust locking systems are an important aspect of
home security, as are the materials that they are fitted to or within.

Take a look at the external doors and windows around your property as cheap
locks, incorrect fittings and deteriorating materials weaken the security
of your property and should be improved at the very earliest opportunity.




Doors and Window Security

How important is door and window security?

Very important. In most cases, the offenders who commit burglary are
opportunists. They see an open door or window and they take their chance.
Believe it or not but nearly half of all burglaries are committed through
an open door or window. A third of burglaries occur through a rear window.
An open window or door is therefore an open invitation to enter your home.
No other aspect of crime prevention is more effective than improving your
door and window security. Keep them closed and locked especially when you
are not in that room.


What can I do to improve the security of my existing windows?
Fit key operated locks to as many of your windows as possible especially if
they are downstairs, hidden from view or easily accessible upstairs e.g.
above a flat roofed porch. Consider having security film installed on such
windows. Don't forget to remove keys from window locks and store them in a
safe place.


What can I do to improve the security of my existing external doors?

Doors offer the easiest access to your home. Make sure that your doors and
their frames are in good condition. External wooden doors should be solid
and at least 44mm thick. Ensure that your doors fit well and that the
frames are securely fixed to the masonry. They should be fitted with five
lever deadbolts to British Standard 3621 or a British Standard 1303
Europrofile cylinder lock, plus a night latch. In solid doors or doors with
frosted glazing consider installing a door viewer and door chain. Patio
doors demand particular attention and may require specialist advice. Fit
anti-lift locks at the top and bottom unless they already have a
multi-point locking system. Before fitting locks to UPVC door check with
the installer that this does not affect your warranty.


I want to replace my windows. What advice can you give?

When replacing ground floor and readily accessible windows these should be
made and fitted to BS 7950: 1997, the British Standard for enhanced window
security. They should also have laminated glass in the outer pane of the
double glazed units. Such windows do not need additional security devices
adding to them.


I want to replace my external doors. What advice can you give?

These should be replaced with door sets meeting the PAS 24-1: 1999
standard, the British Standard for enhanced door security. Such doors do
not need additional security devices adding to them.


What if the installing company tells me that the standard does not apply to
my home?

There will be some circumstances where the British Standard is not
currently applicable, for example, with sash windows, French windows and
patio doors. If in doubt seek further advice from your local crime
prevention/reduction officer on 0845 6060606.


Considering buying a newly built house?

Ask the developer if they have been built to the police 'Secured By Design'
standards which have been proved to significantly reduce crime. Such homes
will already incorporate the enhanced security doors and windows outlined
above as well as other features designed to reduce the risk of crime -
www.securedbydesign.com *


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on November 21, 2010, 08:31:22 pm
Please pass the following information to members of your Neighbourhood
Watch.

Type of Crime : BURGLARY

Location of Crime : VERNER STREET, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between : 9PM ON SATURDAY 13TH TO 7AM ON MONDAY 15TH NOVEMBER
2010

Details : PERSON/S UNKNOWN ATTEMPT TO GAIN ACCESS BY USING AN UNKNOWN
IMPLEMENT TO FORCE A REAR WOODEN DOOR. THE DOOR WAS DAMAGED AND THERE WAS
NO ACCESS GAINED.

Property Stolen : NONE

Suspect Description : NONE


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on November 25, 2010, 07:56:56 pm
This is a further update to the attached email about the Winter Maintenance
Programme.

I have spoken with Chief Inspector Hughes who has explained that the brief
given to the Police at the moment is unfortunately very limited. We have
been asked to collate names of volunteers who will then be contacted by the
Local Authority and briefed about the tasks/action required.

Chief Inspector Hughes believes that volunteers will be asked to help
locally to clear footpaths and roads or be responsible for a grit box and
place grit on the roads when required.

Thank you to the people who have already volunteered and your details have
been passed to the Senior Management Team.


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on December 08, 2010, 09:22:04 pm
Type of Crime : BURGLARY

Location of Crime : VICTORIA STREET, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between : 12 NOON ON TUESDAY 7TH TO 11.30AM ON WEDNESDAY 8TH
DECEMBER 2010

Details : PERSON/S UNKNOWN GAIN ACCESS TO A CHURCH BOILER ROOM BY USING AN
UNKNOWN IMPLEMENT TO FORCE THE CELLAR DOOR. ONCE INSIDE AN UNTIDY SEARCH
WAS MADE AND THERE WAS NO PROPERTY STOLEN.

Property Stolen : NONE

Suspect Description : NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on December 09, 2010, 08:10:08 pm
Please see the following information provided by a Neighbourhood Watch
Coordinator about a telephone scam involving a "representative" from BT.

I have spoken with BT and the information is correct. BT have informed me
that if they call you they will provide a number to enable you to call back
and verify the call, also if you check the 1571 facility there will be a
message stating that you were called by BT.
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

PLEASE PASS ON TO YOUR  FRIENDS & FAMILY.
I received a  call from a 'representative' of BT, informing me that he was
disconnecting me  because of an unpaid bill.
He demanded payment  immediately of £31.00, or it would be £118.00 to
re-connect at a later  date.

The guy wasn't even fazed when I told him I was with Virgin Media,
allegedly VM have to pay BT a percentage for line rental!

I asked the  guy's name - he gave me the very 'English' John Peacock with a
very 'African'  accent - & phone number - 0800 0800 152.

Obviously  the fellow realized I didn't believe his story, so offered to
demonstrate that  he was from BT.
I  asked how & he told me to hang up & try phoning someone - he would
disconnect my phone to prevent this.
AND  HE DID

!!  My phone was dead - no engaged tone, nothing - until he phoned me
again.

Very pleased with himself, he asked if that was enough proof that  he was
with BT.
I  asked how the payment was to be made & he said credit card, there &
then.
I  said that I didn't know how he'd done it, but I had absolutely no
intention of  paying him, I didn't believe his name or that he worked for
BT. He hung up.I  Dialled 1471 & phoned his fictitious 0800 number - not
recognized.
I  phoned the police to let them know. I wasn't the first!.

Their  advice was to let as many people as possible know of this scam.

The fact  that the phone does go off would probably convince it's real, so
please make as  many friends & family aware of this.
A colleague replied with the  following

The cutting off of the  line is very simple, he stays on the line with the
mute button on and you  can't dial out - but he can hear you trying (This
is because the person who  initiates a call is the one to terminate it).

When you stop trying he  cuts off and immediately calls back. You could
almost be convinced! The sad thing  is that it is so simple that it will
certainly fool the elderly and  vulnerable.

By the way this is not about getting the cash as this would  not get past
merchant services - it is all about getting the credit card  details which
include the security number so that it can be used for far larger
purchases.



Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on December 15, 2010, 07:41:03 pm
Type of Crime : BURGLARY

Location of Crime : HUNTWICK CRESCENT, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between : 11.30AM TO 12 NOON ON MONDAY 29TH NOVEMBER 2010

Details : THE SUSPECT KNOCKS ON THE DOOR AND TELLS THE COMPLAINANT THAT HE
THINKS HIS RABBIT IS IN THEIR BACK GARDEN. THE COMPLAINANT WENT TO THE REAR
WINDOW AND THE SUSPECT ENTERED THE PROPERTY AND STOLE THE COMPLAINANTS
HANDBAG.

Property Stolen : HANDBAG, SPECTACLES, TRAVEL PASS, CASH

Suspect Description : WHITE MALE, APPROXIMATELY 50 YEARS OLD, WEARING A
BLACK COAT.

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk





Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on January 12, 2011, 08:12:30 pm
Please be aware of the following scam:

Residents in the Wakefield area have been contacted by a male who states he
works for Homeguard Fire and Security and that his company are fitting
alarm systems in the area for £1.

When a representative of this company attend to complete the paperwork they
request the payment of £1 and then ask you to sign the agreement. By
signing this agreement residents are then committed to pay a substantial
amount of money to this company.

This company has no connection with Homeguard Security Systems Ltd, based
in Gildersome, Leeds.

If you are contacted by this company or have already signed an agreement
please contact TRADING STANDARDS on 08454 040506.



Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on January 20, 2011, 07:52:41 pm
Type of Crime : BURGLARY(BOGUS OFFICIAL)

Location of Crime : ST MARTIN'S CLOSE, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between : 6PM TO 6.14PM ON WEDNESDAY 19TH JANUARY 2011

Details : SUSPECT ATTENDS A GROUNDFLOOR FLAT AND STATES THAT HE NEEDS TO
CHECK THE WATER IN THE TAPS AS HE HAS BEEN FIXING WASHERS IN THE AREA. HE
CHECKS THE WATER IN THE KITCHEN AND AS HE TRIED TO GAIN ACCESS TO OTHER
AREAS OF THE PROPERTY HE WAS CONFRONTED BY THE COMPLAINANT AND HE LEFT THE
PROPERTY AND MADE OFF IN AN UNKNOWN DIRECTION.

Property Stolen : NONE

Suspect Description : WHITE MALE, TANNED COMPLEXION, APPROXIMATELY 40 YEARS
OLD, SHOULDER LENGTH STRAIGHT BLACK HAIR, SPOTTY/CHUBBY FACE, MEDIUM BUILD,
WEARING A PALE GREEN OR BLUE JUMPER.

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on January 20, 2011, 07:53:26 pm
The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) is launching its Scams Awareness Month on
1st February – 28th February 2011. The aim of the campaign is to increase
awareness and understanding of scams to reduce the number of scam victims.
The nationwide campaign calls on consumers to drop scam mailings they have
received into designated Scamnesty bins or boxes at local libraries and
public areas across the country. Watch members are encouraged to get
involved in Scam Awareness Month and take advantage of the free campaign
materials available including campaign resource packs, posters, bin
stickers, information booklets and web banners.
To find out more about Scam Awareness Month and how to order the free
campaign materials please refer to the following website: www.mynhw.co.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on February 03, 2011, 07:00:35 pm
Type of Crime : BURGLARY

Location of Crime : VERNER STREET, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between : 8.45AM TO 5PM ON WEDNESDAY 2ND FEBRUARY 2011

Details : PERSON/S UNKNOWN GAIN ACCESS VIA AN INSECURE KITCHEN DOOR. ONCE
INSIDE A SEARCH WAS MADE AND PROPERTY STOLEN.

Property Stolen : SONY PSP

Suspect Description : NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on February 07, 2011, 08:56:46 pm
Type of Crime : BURGLARY

Location of Crime : GREEN SIDE, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between : 7.30PM TO 7.50PM ON SUNDAY 6TH FEBRUARY 2011

Details : SUSPECT GAINS ENTRY BY CLIMBING ON A PLASTIC CHAIR AND FORCING
OPEN A REAR WINDOW WITH AN UNKNOWN IMPLEMENT. ONCE INSIDE A SEARCH WAS MADE
OF THE BEDROOM AND KITCHEN. THE SUSPECT MADE OFF IN AN UNKNOWN DIRECTION
WHEN CONFRONTED BY THE COMPLAINANT.

Property Stolen : NONE

Suspect Description : WHITE MALE, 24 YEARS OLD, SHORT DARK HAIR, 5'6" TALL,
LOCAL ACCENT, CLEAN SHAVEN,DARK CLOTHING,POSSIBLY WEARING GLASSES.

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on February 14, 2011, 07:24:23 pm
Type of Crime : BURGLARY

Location of Crime : CROSSLEY STREET, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between : 11.33PM TO 11.35PM ON FRIDAY 11TH FEBRUARY 2011

Details : A SUSPECTS ATTEMPTS TO GAIN ENTRY BY USING AN UNKNOWN IMPLEMENT
TO FORCE THE EUROPROFILE LOCK ON A REAR DOOR. THE SUSPECT IS DISTURBED BY
THE COMPLAINANT AND MAKES OFF IN AN UNKNOWN DIRECTION.

Property Stolen : NONE

Suspect Description : WHITE MALE, 5'9" TALL, WEARING A DARK HOODED TOP WITH
THE HOOD UP, DARK COLOURED JEANS AND TRAINERS.

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on February 14, 2011, 07:25:27 pm
Type of Crime : BURGLARY

Location of Crime : HARDWICK ROAD, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between : 0.15AM TO 0.40AM ON SATURDAY 12TH FEBRUARY 2011

Details : SUSPECTS GAIN ENTRY BY USING AN UNKNOWN IMPLEMENT TO FORCE A REAR
DOOR. ONCE INSIDE A SEARCH WAS MADE UNTIL THE SUSPECTS WERE DISTURBED BY
THE COMPLAINANT. THE SUSPECTS THEN MADE OFF IN AN UNKNOWN DIRECTION.

Property Stolen : NONE

Suspect Description : SUSPECT 1: WHITE MALE, EARLY 20'S, 5'6" TALL, MEDIUM
BUILD, WEARING A BLACK HOODED TOP, BLACK BASEBALL CAP WITH A NEW YORK LOGO.
SUSPECT 2: WHITE MALE, 5'6" TALL, MEDIUM BUILD, SHORT BLONDE HAIR, WEARING
A DARK JACKET, BLUE ADIDAS BOTTOMS, WHITE TRAINERS.

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on February 23, 2011, 06:47:05 pm
Car Key Burglaries
There has been an increase of incidents within the Wakefield Division where
motorists have had their car keys stolen during the course of a house
burglary in order to steal expensive cars parked in the driveway. The
following advice has now been issued:



     If you have a garage, please park your car in it. Many people with
        garages use them for storage. Clear them out and use them for the
        purpose for which they were built. This will keep your cars out of
        the sight of preying eyes.


     DO NOT leave car keys in an obvious place, make it as hard as possible
        for the thief. At night time consider taking your car keys to bed
        with you.


     Consider fitting an electric garage door. This is an added incentive
        to use the garage. Many people just cannot be bothered getting out
        of their cars, and unlocking the garage, especially in bad weather.


     If you have to park your car in the driveway consider fitting
        substantial gates or security posts.


     It is a fact that new cars have very sophisticated locks, immobilisers
        and other security devices and the only way to start the vehicle is
        to have the key.


     Thieves are selecting cars they want to steal from outside houses.
        They will look for any opportunity to steal keys that are left
        hanging up in the kitchen or hallway or left on the table - and
        will actually target them. It is therefore vital that householders
        do hide the keys from view.


     Householders also need to make sure that they take other simple crime
        prevention measures to ensure that they don’t become victims of
        sneak-in thieves or burglary, such as remembering not to leave
        doors and windows unlocked.



Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on February 23, 2011, 06:47:45 pm
Doors and Window Security

How important is door and window security?

Very important. In most cases, the offenders who commit burglary are
opportunists. They see an open door or window and they take their chance.
Believe it or not but nearly half of all burglaries are committed through
an open door or window. A third of burglaries occur through a rear window.
An open window or door is therefore an open invitation to enter your home.
No other aspect of crime prevention is more effective than improving your
door and window security. Keep them closed and locked especially when you
are not in that room.


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on March 02, 2011, 08:17:16 pm
Type of Crime : THEFT FROM A MOTOR VEHICLE X 6

Location of Crime : ALBERT STREET, GLADSTONE STREET, GLENEAGLES ROAD,
MUIRFIELD AVENUE, GIRNHILL LANE AND THE LINKS, FEATHERSTONE.

Times / Dates Between : 7.45PM ON FRIDAY 25TH FEBRUARY TO 10.30PM ON
TUESDAY 1ST MARCH 2011

Details : PERSON/S UNKNOWN HAVE OBTAINED PROPERTY FROM VEHICLES WITHIN THE
FEATHERSTONE AREA BY REMOVING PROPERTY FROM THE OUTSIDE OF THE VEHICLE,
BECAUSE THE VEHICLE WAS LEFT INSECURE, BENDING A CAR DOOR, FORCING THE LOCK
WITH AN UNKNOWN IMPLEMENT AND SMASHING A FRONT WINDOW.

Property Stolen : I PHONE 4, GLASSES, REAR DOORS X 2, CAR BONNET, MUSIC
CD'S X 6, WHEEL TRIMS X 4.

Suspect Description : NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on March 08, 2011, 08:29:32 pm
Type of Crime : BURGLARY

Location of Crime : ST THOMAS ROAD, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between : 8PM TO 8.30PM ON SUNDAY 6TH MARCH 2011

Details : PERSON/S UNKNOWN ATTEMPT TO GAIN ACCESS BY USING AN UNKNOWN
IMPLEMENT TO FORCE A REAR WINDOW. PERSON/S WERE DISTURBED BY THE
COMPLAINANT AND MADE OFF UNSEEN AND IN AN UNKNOWN DIRECTION.

Property Stolen : NONE

Suspect Description :NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on March 21, 2011, 08:53:40 pm
Police Reminder To Check For ID

Monday, 21 March, 2011

Police are reminding residents to check for identification when officials
visit homes in the region as part of the forthcoming 2011 Census process.

The actual Census day is Sunday 27th March, however, the field operation
will run from March to mid-August and census field staff will be taking to
the streets to offer assistance and collect questionnaires from residential
households and communal establishments across West Yorkshire. Every
household in West Yorkshire will have to complete a census form.

Members of the public should remember that:

   Residents who return their completed questionnaires promptly (before 6th
   April) will not be contacted by the census field staff
   All census staff will carry an ID card with photo, logo and hologram and
   should automatically show their ID and explain who they are They may ask
   for name and number of residents, but they will not ask for specific
   details (like credit card details, bank accounts etc)
   Census staff should never enter the household unless they are invited
   and they may also need to make several visits to the same address to
   ensure a questionnaire is returned.
   Residents will not be asked to leave their questionnaire on the doorstep
   for collection
   Residents can request a pre-arranged appointment with a collector via
   the census helpline number – 0300 0201 101
   Additional information/assistance can also be found on the census
   website www.census.gov.uk

For people who live in communal establishments such as care homes, hotels,
and halls of residence will have their questionnaires hand delivered as
well as Gypsy and Traveller sites, caravans parks and marinas. A dedicated
member of the Census staff will speak with the manager of the complex and
agree a date and time to pick-up completed questionnaires. They will not
necessarily speak with residents.

West Yorkshire Police are encouraging residents to be alert when dealing
with callers at the door.

Chris Joyce, Force Crime Reduction Officer said: "It is a sad fact of life
that some people will impersonate others to commit a criminal offence, so
it is extremely important that members of the public remember to satisfy
themselves that callers at their home are genuine and who they say they
are.

"Most callers at your door will be genuine, but it is vital that you
thoroughly check their identity before giving them any personal details of
allowing them access to your property’

"The Census Team has ensured that their staff follows good practice when
calling at residential properties. However, if you are in any doubt
whatsoever about the identity of anyone who calls at your home, do not let
them in, turn them away and then alert the Police if you are suspicious of
their intentions."

Anyone who would like additional information about the 2011 Census process
should ring the Census Helpline on 0300 0201 101 or visit www.census.gov.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on April 27, 2011, 08:19:47 pm
Type of Crime : BURGLARY

Location of Crime : IVY STREET, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between : 3PM ON SUNDAY 24TH TO 1.25AM ON MONDAY 25TH APRIL
2011

Details : PERSON/S UNKNOWN GAIN ACCESS BY USING AN UNKNOWN IMPLEMENT TO
REMOVE A PANEL FROM THE REAR UPVC DOOR. ONCE INSIDE A SEARCH WAS MADE AND
PROPERTY STOLEN.

Property Stolen : HP LAPTOP, FLAT SCREEN TV

Suspect Description : NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on May 26, 2011, 09:12:37 pm
Type of Crime : BURGLARY

Location of Crime : ALLOTMENTS, WAKEFIELD ROAD, FEATHERSTONE

Times / Dates Between : 6.30PM ON TUESDAY 24TH TO 9.20AM ON WEDNESDAY 25TH
MAY 2011

Details : PERSON/S UNKNOWN GAIN ACCESS TO AN INSECURE SHED ON AN ALLOTMENT.
ONCE INSIDE PERSON/S INJURE OR KILL THE LIVESTOCK INSIDE THE SHED.

Property Stolen : NONE

Suspect Description : NONE

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Normanton Neighbourhood Policing Team  - 01924 295453

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on June 06, 2011, 09:36:42 pm
Sadly the cut backs have said goodbye to the person responsible for the regular local crime reports.
Apparently they will continue but as you can see from the dates bigger and bigger gaps are appearing between dates.

For the moment it looks down to the locals. Perhaps an un-locked topic requires opening?

Allotment thefts
For the last 2 Saturday nights and more Green Lane allotments have been broken in to. The thieves appear to break in a day or two before and then go back and steel to order. Barb wire rolls and live stock have been taken.
There have been sightings of suspects that appear connected. Three young males in silver Saxo have been seen more than once near by. The same three also have a van that has a distinctive roof rack that over hangs the back of the vehicle. Apparently the van is used for big items stolen. The Saxo and van are known to be livening in Knottingly. Another young male on a bmx is also associated and carry’s a tool bag, gloves and mask. All appear to be associated with Streethouse and Mount Pleasant Street.
If you see these vehicles please try and get a registration number.


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on August 06, 2011, 07:05:32 pm
Priory road Featherstone Saturday morning between midnight and 3.30pm
A number of youths throw bricks at house windows and cars followed with threats to return the next evening (tonight).
If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on September 09, 2011, 06:28:00 pm
Type of crime: burglary, Post Office road, Featherstone

A tenant returns house to find valuable items including television, game console and DVD player in a neat pile by his front door. No items appear missing.
A witness reported seeing a service vehicle and lock smith van parked outside the address earlier in the afternoon and 3 males entering the property.
No service operators or the landlord know anything about gaining entry.


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on September 09, 2011, 08:08:49 pm
Type of crime: burglary,
Post Office road, Featherstone

Date: 9th September 2011

Time between 9.35 am and 9.45am

Witness spots 3 white males aged approximately late teens/ early twenties hanging about behind the houses on Post Office road and looking in gardens.
Another witness then spots an un-known white male putting his head out of the back door of a house that the witness knows not to be his.
The intruders appear to have entered the rear of the property but were disturbed. They then exited via a front room window in a rush.
Description of one male was twenty’s with grey hooded top with colorful/ flowery lining.
Property stolen none.
£100 cash reward has been offered for the names of the 3 white males.

If anyone does have any information about this crime, please call the
Community Action Line on 01924 294551.

Emails should be sent to wakenhw@westyorkshire.pnn.police.uk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on March 16, 2012, 08:36:45 pm
Type of crime: theft

Some time between 10pm Tuesday14th and 7am Wednesday 15th thieves stole a metal trailer from outside a bungalow on Little Lane Purston. The trailer was parked in front of the bungalow and had two cars parked in front of it. Thieves emptied trailer and lifted over cars.
The trailer was a metal tipper trailer about 3ft x 4ft. it had just had a brand new cover fitted.
Thieves description none. There must have been at least four grown up people with a vehicle.
If you have any information please contact West Yorkshire Police.


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on March 16, 2012, 08:37:05 pm
Type of Crime: bogus caller

Friday 16th about 11am a bogus caller posing as the water company gained entry to an O.A.P. bungalow on Common Side, nr Green Lane.
The description is white male middle aged about 6ft and tubby dressed in casual working cloths that were dark. The man had shoulder length black hair.
Man was let in after claiming a leak near the sink. Elderly female asked to look under the sink and then watch the sink tap water pressure while the male then went in to other rooms and searched draws and a handbag.
Property stolen was a purse containing what was left of weekly pension.
The male exited from the rear door to a walkway that is blocked at one end and had to pass several other bungalows during his escape.
If you have any information please contact West Yorkshire Police.


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on October 11, 2012, 10:16:15 pm
A well spoken white male aged 45/55 was in Featherstone today possibly as a scam to pass off dodgy £10 notes. Boy are they bad. They are under the size of a normal note and look a bad photo copy. There are no water marks. The silver line look painted on and the paper is poor. The note looks on a slant. Check your teners.

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Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on June 21, 2013, 08:37:12 pm
Looks like a couple of crime waves have begun in Featherstone.
1. Looks like a team of 3 well known local men aged over 40 have decided to go on a shed and garden theft spree. For the last 2 weeks at least 3 sheds and gardens per night that are known to have been robbed. Motor bike, pedal bikes and power tools are the main items being targeted. It does not matter if your garden is hard to get to, these guys are keen. It would appear they are doing their homework and looking for expensive items. Get safe and lock up.
The 3 males are using a pick up to transport the goods. It appears they have a contact in Pontefract who is willing to buy/ swap/ trade. They also appear to be using 3 addresses, Farm Road, Lea Lane and Girnhill lane. Last night several victims arrived at farm road looking for their goods. Don’t know if they got their bikes hidden upstairs in one of the houses being questioned by them. Looks like this is set to last until a long prison term is enforced or the wrong victim is upset.
2. The supermarkets and some shops are being blatantly hit by thieves. Again old addicts appear to have decided to have absolutely no disregard by walking in and taking arm full’s of products which they then take to several address’s we all know.
There would have all ready been arrests made if better communications were in place. ::)


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on April 15, 2014, 10:00:35 pm
Its car boot season! Seems this week the contents of Featherstone sheds are the unlikely stock rooms.
The moral of the story, “LOCK UP YOUR SHED AND GARDEN”.


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on July 14, 2014, 07:32:06 pm
One up for Featherstone due to a good hearted person. The old Taxi Rank at the top of Station Lane opposite Post Office Road has been blight on the street for some time. It is well known to be a hangout for taking class A drugs. After a number of drugies removed the door boarding and entered the shop at the weekend a passerby pushed back the board and called the police. Nice one. If only everyone helped a little. ;D


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on November 18, 2015, 10:12:24 pm
I have never been racist. I have many friends from all walks of the world.
After 9 / 11 my awareness to a political terror group was gained like many millions of us. Not to mention feeling the sickness of the atrocity.
I was not aware of the French attack until Saturday night. My first report was being shown a sickening video of wounded people being shot again whilst a massacre took place. I am not easily shocked. The French attack was blood thirsty and sick and appeared to me even worse than watching people jumping out of the twin towers in the hope their body would be found rather than being burned to death and never found. I now have my own new opinion of the terrorists.
My reason for mentioning / making comment is very significant especially to Featherstone who is not as far away from the action as it would like. Thanks to a terror group a race of people and a religion have been placed in the spot light as a public enemy. Sadly a minority of this type of person appears to be using the terror / fear to get on with run of the mill organised crime.
Just a few days after the French attacks on the 17th November Featherstone was hit by a group of organised criminals. 2 Mercedes cars pulled up in Wilson Street. The cars contained 3 males and 4 females. Using the power of a crowd they entered a local shop. Attempting to disguise / cover up using religious clothing they attempted to distract staff in order to steal from the premises. Thankfully due to the entire country being on high alert the staff and members of the public in the shop worked out quickly there was an unusual situation. Thankfully the robbery was stopped. The CCTV apparently will go live shortly.
My concern is where the hell do we go from here? There are no local police so who should Featherstone call...... the terror squad? Featherstone may be a small town but the events of last night could have become bloody. It would be nice to think that the police eventually turned up and worked out they should call their mates nearby districts..................................


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on November 21, 2015, 07:00:56 pm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fhAgP0eg2qI


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on November 22, 2015, 10:01:20 pm
Their appears to be a new type of thief stalking Featherstone. Over the past month there have been at least 8 thefts by persons using a white van. There appears to be 2 vans travelling around. One is a long wheelbase semi-high top Sprinter with a pair of stripes along its sides. The other appears to be a white Ford Transit. What is different is how they are operating. These criminals are using the cover of daytime and early evening to commit their crimes. Passersby are not even thinking a robbery is taking place. Quite often the vans are in clear view whilst being loaded for up to an hour. If you see something suspicious report the crime or just ask.


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on July 01, 2016, 09:57:14 pm
Over the last 12 months since the depletion of the Police resources local crime has increased. This is not shown in Police report figures as people are now reporting crime lesser and lesser as it is not worth wasting time to be told nothing will be done. I fully understand this attitude but the fact is that if a crime continues all information is important and helpful to others. Again I understand why bother? My own only positive is to help others.
Station Lane has seen a huge increase in shop lifting from a mix of local and outside thieves. Please excuse the word local as the numbers are a very small minority. Over the years there have been many particular individuals that arrive and create a dramatic impression. By bad luck Featherstone appears to have received at least half a dozen. The most bizarre has now been so in everyone’s face for so long it is time to write this simple post as a record for those who should care.
Early this year a male and female arrived in Featherstone. After an early shop lifting spree they were soon banned from some shops. This then appeared to progress to obtaining money from a person who is registered as vulnerable and cared for by WMDC. This then led to meeting people regularly on OneStop corner. A relationship then developed with a house on Fernley Street. An interesting address as the resident is presently showing on a cctv video stealing a £1000 bike amongst other issues.
This week a gathering of registered drunks and drug users met about noon. By 3pm males had been flashing there bits to women and approaching women and being sexual face to face with alcohol breathe. As the school let out a male was pissing on the rear of OneStop and flashing to passers by including kids. Although this was reported the police did not attend until a few hours later when one of the males told a shop keeper who refused to serve him that he would be back with a gun and put it between her eyes.
No long term custardy and everyone free shortly after. Continuing the disregard for the law just after 9am this morning a white male about 30 stole an elderly ladies handbag at the corner of the vets and ran away across the precinct towards the troubled residential area. Police are presently looking in to cctv and witness’s. My own thoughts are enough is enough hence this post as a tool that the local labour party do not read. As they don’t read this website they will not have read “WMDC care”!
The kettle has boiled on this one...........................


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on July 04, 2016, 08:50:32 pm
Well things haven't quietened down in the hot house on Fearnley Street. Its so busy its worth just stopping by. Today alone stolen goods from shops in Featherstone have been streaming in and out the back door. The poor residents are living in fear whilst good Samaritans have saved a few peoples bacon. ::)


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on July 05, 2016, 08:44:52 pm
Still as hot as ever today. About 9am and 3pm are just a couple of hot times to take a look at Station Lane. Todays shop lifters got a little more than they bargained for thanks to Lidle staff and the help of some nice young people who know right from wrong. The situation is boiling nicely and destined for someone getting seriously hurt.


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on November 20, 2016, 08:16:35 pm
There have been a number of break ins and thefts in the area. Some of these crimes have come up with the same culprits on other videos as the ones shown. Shortly after this video a car wind screen was smashed to steel a pair of trainers in a box. Names are all ready floating about. Where are the parents?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ifKb9XwgDkk


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on November 20, 2016, 08:33:38 pm
This guy arrived back in Featherstone about summer time. It did not take long to see him steeling from local shops. This week he hit one store 3 times until finally being caught and band. Crap hit the fan when he tried to steel from another shop and was un-politely shown the wall. White male age about 40 greasy hair in pony tail. Tattoos around neck and small beard, often has a hoody. Likes to carry a large carrier bag with a bag inside to pad it out and look full. Likes to fill his pockets as well.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B64f_X1TJkU&feature=youtu.be


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on December 09, 2016, 08:05:10 pm
It’s one of the hottest weekends for shop lifting. This pair of mother and son has been practising their work. The boy is well trained in holding objects in front of cameras and checking the coast is clear while the mother steels items either under her clothes or bay adding items in to packets. They usually park up and then hit one store before leaving town.

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Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on December 09, 2016, 08:34:26 pm
Please excuse this first paragraph as I am bitter. The Police and the council were made fully aware of the individual shown on the video posted on November 20th after a long crime spree. Nothing at all has been done about this male who IS A ONE MAN CRIME SPREE.  I still believe in fate so let’s see if a few details (home truths) that offend the blinkered officials looking after us have any effect. The local Labour Party is going to love this list of crimes from this one person..........

1.   10 plus caught thefts from Super Markets on Station Lane and a ban
2.   Repeated theft attempt of power tools from a workshop
3.   Theft of charity box from a cafe
4.   Car windscreen smashed to steel trainers
5.   Attempted sale of stolen trainers in a cafe
6.   Burglary of a charity shop
7.   Theft of Christmas presents

I am sure the list will grow from the seventh entry when the Labour party who do not read this site read it and work it out.
Hopefully traders will add to this particular persons escapades, but the question is will those who are looking after us do the same? Who is this male and where does he live. It appears there is something going on in Featherstone that is on the QT and only Police and Cllrs know. Well not any more. The question to ask is Featherstone a bail hostel? Part of the answer is known so I hope the response is honest. >:(


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Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on December 21, 2016, 11:11:43 pm
Oh it’s getting spicy in Station Lane. So much theft going on its going to take a couple of days to post it all.

The prolific thief living in the unknown bail hostel in Purston seems to have calmed down after his last three beatings.

The Christmas decoration and grave wreath thief has almost been found. Someone called Steady is trying to sell the stolen stuff but is claiming it’s his skinny girlfriend usually in leggings who is robbing the graves. Featherstone is now looking for full names and address to pass to the victims who are queuing up for their 10 bobs worth.

At least 3 teams of thieves have been hitting Featherstone. The latest trick is for a getaway vehicle to park in either the library or chemist car park or at the side of Fulton’s while up to 6 thieves operate in mass and do runners from stores with arms full of stuff. Not to mention the old couple aged 65 plus bagging as much as they can in picked out area shops. :o

Un-reported so far is at least 3 armed robberies on stores in the last 5 days including pouring petrol on a person to gain entry or die in flames. :o

What Featherstone needs is a set of stocks to put the criminals in whilst the police take a few days/ weeks to attend. Would a Town council grant for £500 cover this? ;)


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on December 22, 2016, 09:49:45 pm
Yes the traders in Featherstone have had enough of putting up with scum shop lifters. Continuing the fight back lets see how a little advertising goes down.
This is JAMES BRUCE possibly living in early numbered houses on Post Office Road. There is much more footage of the male hanging about and then after the theft hiding in the Chemist car park behind an industrial bin. He keeps popping his head out for about 10 minutes until walking of again with his loot past members of the public looking but not acting!
Looks like James has a bill to pay at Fulton's unless he enjoys having a word in his ear.
Police Ref:13160749521

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AXiwvjmxemc


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on December 22, 2016, 09:55:30 pm
For A couple of years there have been a number of reports of theft from the more senior end of age groups. The individuals sadly have been having mental issues. There have been many that have no issues other than using their age to steel. You would think that bad enough but imagine an elderly couple who both have the same idea and worse still they are rehearsed and possibly organised! There are a few such couples operating in and around Featherstone. This couple are a team. The male is the distraction / thief and the female is the bagger. They have just been caught with a full shopping bag of stolen goods that were taken back. The problem is how to arrest such people. The advice given this time was a full gob full and report to the police Ref:13160749503. So hardened is this pair after being caught that they then pulled up the street and went shopping again!
It will be interesting to now find out who they really are? They have a small black car Reg no WV54LFD.

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i0mi3jHnYGI&t=9s


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on December 27, 2016, 03:26:11 pm
It’s one of the hottest weekends for shop lifting. This pair of mother and son has been practising their work. The boy is well trained in holding objects in front of cameras and checking the coast is clear while the mother steels items either under her clothes or bay adding items in to packets. They usually park up and then hit one store before leaving town.

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Possibly this pair were in town again last week trying the confuse the checkout money scam.....


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on January 18, 2017, 09:50:45 pm
Excuse the short video as there is an irony. One of many places in Featherstone you would not wish to steel from is this one. To cut a story short these 3 white males with local accents aged early to mid twenties in a transit van sign written roofing on 3 sides were shown the error of their ways. This would have been left at that. However fate then came along. Take a note of the metal bucket taken out of the van which was eventually left with other items after error training by the van driving off at high speed spilling its load.
A couple of hours later a lovely 80 plus year old man arrived at a local shop nearby to buy a tin bucket. He had got wrapped up and obtained some cash because someone had been in his garden on Crossley Street nearby and stolen both his new tin buckets. The poor old guy was stressed because all he had was his coal fire and the bucket was part of his routine. His language was Featherstone sharp. By good luck staff who had seen the earlier incident and bucket asked the old guy to identify his bucket. What were the chances that he could identify one bucket. Yes it was his. It appears that Featherstone gardens have been robbed all morning. If you are a victim please add this to your report. The police are aware


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BYSLYY6GC3U


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on January 22, 2017, 03:26:58 pm
Well things haven't quietened down in the hot house on Fearnley Street. Its so busy its worth just stopping by. Today alone stolen goods from shops in Featherstone have been streaming in and out the back door. The poor residents are living in fear whilst good Samaritans have saved a few peoples bacon. ::)

Over a year since residents and business began complaining about the thief and other events such as flashing at kids on Fearnly Street and the daily day and night harassment to neighbors including a growing pile of rubbish that WMDC have confirm will be dealt with in a “reasonable amount of time”, now defined as one year. At last this week an interesting result! The house and next door is a charity owned house. After the charity delivered a brand new cooker to the house, 20 minutes later the cooker was sold. This resulted in the tenants being evicted and the locks changed on Friday afternoon. This brought to light just how active the house was. From 1pm on Friday there were groups of smack heads walking about the Lane, lost. The funniest of all was the apparent prostitution that came to light. The new temporary location was behind Labour party member Bill Mulroes charity shop with cars driving around the backs and sexually activity seen by at least 2 people in the passage way.
About 6pm the female resident arrived back at the house and was arrested by police investigating previous events. Within an hour of being released this morning at 9am the female brought a hammer and attempted to smash her way in the front and back door. She was again

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Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on January 22, 2017, 03:34:03 pm
Police were called to Station Lane on Friday around 9pm after reports of an assault. Apparently the victim is the person responsible for a number of break-ins recently. Ironic that recently the police turn up faster to help the criminal and not the victim.
The sooner the UK wakes up to the fact that we now have to defend ourselves perhaps some organisation can begin.


Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on January 24, 2017, 07:39:27 pm
"The Christmas decoration and grave wreath thief has almost been found. Someone called Steady is trying to sell the stolen stuff but is claiming it’s his skinny girlfriend usually in leggings who is robbing the graves. Featherstone is now looking for full names and address to pass to the victims who are queuing up for their 10 bobs worth".

Sadly the crime wave involving Steady and his girlfriend continues regardless of some victims having their 10 bob. Such is the habit this pair have to feed. If you were looking for a steak in Onestop yesterday or sausage and bacon today you would be right in thinking there was no stock. One guess who stole it?

Steady appears to have a death wish with his disregard to his victims. This picture was taken today by a victim catching Steady climbing over his 7ft brick garden wall in to his garden with an excuse Steady was looking for a short cut to Lidle. 7ft victim vs 8 stone smackhead!

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Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on January 25, 2017, 07:33:39 pm
Excuse the short video as there is an irony. One of many places in Featherstone you would not wish to steel from is this one. To cut a story short these 3 white males with local accents aged early to mid twenties in a transit van sign written roofing on 3 sides were shown the error of their ways. This would have been left at that. However fate then came along. Take a note of the metal bucket taken out of the van which was eventually left with other items after error training by the van driving off at high speed spilling its load.
A couple of hours later a lovely 80 plus year old man arrived at a local shop nearby to buy a tin bucket. He had got wrapped up and obtained some cash because someone had been in his garden on Crossley Street nearby and stolen both his new tin buckets. The poor old guy was stressed because all he had was his coal fire and the bucket was part of his routine. His language was Featherstone sharp. By good luck staff who had seen the earlier incident and bucket asked the old guy to identify his bucket. What were the chances that he could identify one bucket. Yes it was his. It appears that Featherstone gardens have been robbed all morning. If you are a victim please add this to your report. The police are aware

Looks like is scrap man thief Wednesday for Featherstone with a twist. Last weeks scrap men were replaced this week with another trio following in the steps of last weeks rekey of Featherstone. This time the theory was to park the van out of the way with a driver while 2 white males checked out possible good spots found the week before. The white male pictured is about 5ft and thin aged about 30. This one is like a whippet shooting about and looking while his mate pretends to look else where but actually is acting as a look out. A little bit of an accent with this male (traveller). Again taught not to trespass. The irony was before this picture they had a good look around Labour Cllr Dicks house. Perhaps they should have been left! :-\

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Title: Re: Local Crime Reports
Post by: yetion1 on March 07, 2017, 09:00:55 pm
Just when you wrongly begin to think that every youth in Station Lane is a wrong one because of the few, an event happens that gives heart in the knowledge that some good values still exist. Recently a store was robbed and youths gave chase, retrieved the items stolen and then returned them. Imagine if it became cool to stop crime by the people we assume commit crime and the respect and age gap understanding that could be achieved.  :)