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|Car break-ins in Blue Lion Close and High Ditch Road, Fen Ditton 9 January, 2017|
The police have issued a report on two cars being broken into overnight on 5th January.[+ read more...]
|Securing your home - the Bad Wolf test 5 December, 2016|
The police have developed an online test so that people can confirm how secure their property is from burglars.
Please read on for more details and to try the test for yourself.[+ read more...]
|The Bobby Scheme 5 December, 2016|
Please read on for details of a local charity which provides a service to older or vulnerable people by improving home security to reduce crime and the fear of crime.[+ read more...]
|Offenders arrested after vehicle break-in on High Ditch Road 8 June, 2016|
The police report that on Tuesday 7th May at around 7am an offender was seen breaking into a vehicle in High Ditch Road. The owner stopped him and he was subsequently arrested at the scene. His accomplice was arrested later in the day.[+ read more...]
|Criminal damage at the Pavilion 12 April, 2016|
Criminal damage was reported, Church Street, Fen Ditton. This occurred between Sunday 10th April and Monday 11th April. Offenders have attempted burglary at the sports pavilion at location.[+ read more...]
|Burglary on Church Street, Fen Ditton 10 March, 2016|
Between 11:00 am and 2:24 pm on the 09/03/2016 on Church Street, Fen Ditton, unknown person(s) have forced the rear patio door off its hinges. Jewellery and electronics were reported stolen.[+ read more...]
|Theft from a vehicle on High Ditch Road, Fen Ditton 7 December, 2015|
Between 8:30 am on 5th December and 3 pm on 6th December, unknown offenders gained entry to a vehicle and items were stolen.[+ read more...]
|Theft from a vehicle, Station Road, Stow Cum Quy 18 October, 2015|
A theft from a vehicle was reported, Station Road, Stow Cum Quy. This occurred on Saturday 17th October 2015 between 1.30pm and 2.45pm. The passenger front window has been smashed and vehicle entered. A purse and diary were stolen from inside.[+ read more...]
|Attempted garage break-in on High Street, Fen Ditton 9 October, 2015|
Some time between Sunday 4th October and Thursday 8th there was an attempted garage break-in on High Street, Fen Ditton. The roller shutter doors were found to be broken and twisted. Entry was not gained to the garage.[+ read more...]
|Break-in on Church Street, Fen Ditton 6 October, 2015|
The police have issued reports of two crimes committed locally, one of them in Church Street, Fen Ditton.[+ read more...]
|Break-in on Clayhithe Road, Horningsea 24 August, 2015|
On Saturday 22nd August between 7.30pm and 11.00pm, a Ford Transit van was broken into on Priory Road, Horningsea. It appears it has been searched but nothing was taken.
Between Friday 21st and Saturday 22nd , also in Horningsea, on Clayhithe Road, a house was entered and cash was stolen from a purse upstairs.
Finally, another church has been the victim! This time, St Mary’s and St Andrew’s church in Whittlesford, where four items of altar silverware were stolen some time between 16th and 22nd August.[+ read more...]
|Prowler spotted along High Ditch Road 19 August, 2015|
A prowler was spotted going along High Ditch Road at around 02:00 on 19th August 2015 shining a torch in cars, trying car doors and generally snooping around garages.
He was a tall white middle-aged male with a distinctive nose. He was wearing a flat cap, hooded parka style coat, trousers that were a little too short, working gloves and dark trainers.[+ read more...]
|Distraction Burglary in Whitton Close, Swavesey 18 August, 2015|
|Burglary on Meadowlands Road, Teversham 15 August, 2015|
A burglary was reported, Meadowlands Road, Teversham. This occurred on Saturday 15th August during the night. Offender(s) have entered the property through the rear garden. It appears they have climbed through an insecure rear ground floor window into the kitchen. A handbag was stolen from the kitchen.[+ read more...]
|Catalytic converter thefts 10 July, 2015|
Do you own a Mercedes Sprinter van or do you know someone who does? If so, please read this.[+ read more...]
|Watch out for new 'Royal Mail' email scam 19 June, 2015|
The police have issued a report of a new type of scam email purporting to come from Royal Mail, which actually contains a computer virus. Do not open attachments or click on links in unsolicited emails, regardless of who they are from. Read on for the full report.[+ read more...]
|Cambridgeshire Crimestoppers Tackling Crime on Your Doorstep 29 May, 2015|
As part of their June 2015 Doorstep Crime campaign, the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers is reminding the residents across Cambridgeshire to be aware of doorstep crime during the long days of summer and autumn, and to report any suspicious activity.
Please read their article about rogue trading and distraction burglary, with tips on ways to avoid it, and pass on their advice to your neighbours.[+ read more...]
|Latest information from eCops, issued 22nd May 22 May, 2015|
The police have issued reports of two crimes committed locally, one of them in High Street, Fen Ditton.[+ read more...]
|Help shape the future of crime prevention and rural policing 21 May, 2015|
Cambridgeshire Constabulary are part of a major survey being undertaken by the National Rural Crime Network into rural crime, and are inviting people who work or live in rural areas to come forward and give their views on policing in their community, the impact crime and ASB has on them and their neighbours, and ultimately to help shape the future of crime prevention and rural policing.[+ read more...]
|Latest information from eCops, issued 16th May 16 May, 2015|
The police have issued reports of two crimes committed locally.[+ read more...]
|Burglary reported on Horningsea Road 15 May, 2015|
A burglary was reported, Horningsea Road, Fen Ditton. This occurred on Thursday 14th May during the hours of darkness. Offender(s) have smashed a rear patio window, to gain entry. An untidy search was carried out.[+ read more...]
|eCops reports of recent crimes locally 5 May, 2015|
The police have issued reports of a number of crimes committed locally.[+ read more...]
|A number of caravan and boat thefts 17 April, 2015|
Just to make you all aware we have had a number of caravan and boat thefts in the Cambridgeshire area including South Cambs. In addition to this generators, power tools and heating oil continue to be a target.
|Catalytic Converter theft in Teversham 11 April, 2015|
To make you aware of a crime that occurred in Teversham overnight of 27th/28th March. The catalytic converter was cut and removed from a car parked in a car parking area near to Sheppard way. This is a particularly audacious crime and very often this kind of thing is carried out in broad daylight, often in public car parks. There is a quite a high value scrap price for these items. If you see someone working on a vehicle with cutting equipment and you don’t know who it is it is well worth calling the police, we would suggest on 999, and if possible take notice of any vehicles being used by those carrying out the “work”
|Off-road motorbikes on Ditton Meadows and Stourbridge Common 3 March, 2015|
There have been reports of an increasing number of ‘cross country’ mopeds and motorbikes (mini-bikes) causing damage on both Ditton Meadows and Stourbridge Common.
No motorbikes (no matter how small) should be on the Meadows (which are privately owned land) or the Common, or on footpaths or cycle routes. Some guidance is available here.
Please report any sightings to the non-emergency local police number (call 101), providing dates, times, numbers and descriptions – whatever information you can.[+ read more...]
|Thefts from Ford Transit vans 3 March, 2015|
Do you own a business where you use a van for your work and keep your tools in your van overnight? If so, please read this.[+ read more...]
|Watch out for new ?number spoofing? scam 5 February, 2015|
The police have issued reports of a new scam being increasingly used by fraudsters, in which they make the people they are phoning believe they are speaking to a trusted organisation by fooling their phones into displaying any number they choose. The scam, known as ‘number spoofing’, works by fraudsters cloning the telephone number of the organisation they want to impersonate and then making it appear on the victim’s caller ID display when they telephone them on a landline. The fraudsters then gain the person’s trust by highlighting the number to them, claiming that this is proof of their identity, before trying to scam them in various ways.[+ read more...]
|Think twice before posting on social media sites! 5 February, 2015|
Many people are aware that criminals use the internet and social media sites to find out information about them, such as where they live and what they like to do. As a number of people are booking winter-sun and skiing holidays at this time of year, it is a concern that they may be advertising the dates when they will be away, as well as address details, when looking for lift-sharing to major airports or ports.[+ read more...]
|Latest information from eCops, issued 28th January 28 January, 2015|
Our PCSO, Julie Hajredini, has issued reports of two crimes since her last eCops message:
23/01 11:10 & 12:10, Station Road, Stow cum Quy. Theft from motor vehicle.
24/01 12:15 & 13:44, Newmarket Road Park & Ride. Theft from motor vehicle.
If you have any information regarding these crimes, please contact the police on 101 and quote the relevant CF number.[+ read more...]
|Warnings over criminals posing as police officers 23 January, 2015|
The police have issued two warnings today following recent incidents in which men have posed as police officers, one in Northfield Avenue on 20th January and the other in Fulbourn Old Drift, Teversham, on 21st January. Members of the public are advised to be cautious.[+ read more...]
|House burglaries including thefts of car keys 20 January, 2015|
The police report that there have been three house burglaries in which vehicle keys have been the target since the weekend, in Fulbourn, Little Shelford and Barrington.
Do take precautions to make sure any vehicle keys are not within easy reach of doors or windows, especially on the ground floor. Keep them somewhere secure, or take them upstairs with you at night. The models targeted are often high-powered vehicles such as BMWs and Audis.[+ read more...]
|Help protect yourself and your neighbours against telephone scams 13 January, 2015|
There has been an increase in the reporting of telephone scams in the last month, particularly the type of calls in which the caller impersonates either a police officer, or a fraud officer or bank employee, and then either tries to get bank account details off the resident or suggests that they will send someone round to collect their bank cards and any valuable items to ‘keep them safe’.
Please be wary of telephone calls warning you of fraudulent activity on your bank account.[+ read more...]
|Interactive crime prevention from Cambridgeshire Constabulary 12 January, 2015|
Cambridgeshire Constabulary have developed an interactive website to help people keep their homes secure. On it you can select specific areas of home security for detailed advice, from general maintenance, installations and tips to British Standards Certifications. There is also a self assessment survey, and links to useful organisations. Here is a link to the site.[+ read more...]
|Another burglary in Stanbury Close 23 December, 2014|
eCops reported two breakins in the village, one on High Street between the 14th and 19th December and another in Stanbury Close on the 17th. We have just received a report of another breakin last night, again in Stanbury Close.
Here's a link to the eCops update.[+ read more...]
|Latest information from eCops, issued 23rd December 23 December, 2014|
The Enquiry Offices at Cambourne, Sawston and Histon Police Stations will be closed from 24th December until 5th January.
[+ read more...]
|Latest information from eCops, issued 9th December 10 December, 2014|
Cambridgeshire Constabulary have issued reports of 4 crimes since 1st December, and also that a burglar, Oliver Dalby, has recently been sentenced to two and a half years imprisonment for a total of 19 house burglaries across South Cambridgeshire.[+ read more...]
|New PCSO for Fen Ditton 10 December, 2014|
As John Coppard has moved on to the Cambourne beat, our PCSO in Fen Ditton is now Julie Hajredini. She covers all the Fulbourn beat villages, which include Teversham, Great and Little Wilbraham, Six Mile Bottom, Fen Ditton, Stow-cum-Quy and Horningsea.[+ read more...]
|Sheds broken into on High Ditch Road 8 December, 2014|
Two sheds were broken into last Thursday night in gardens on High Ditch Road. Some hand tools were taken from one, and it looks like the perpetrators made several visits, including one during the day to disable the security light, so they may have been planning to return.
Clearly we have some undesirables ‘working’ in the area so be extra vigilant and follow the advice on the eCops website.[+ read more...]
|Beware of door-to-door cold callers 27 October, 2014|
The Histon Safer Neighbourhood Team of Cambridgeshire Constabulary has sent out information about a company cold-calling locally, that residents should beware of.[+ read more...]
|Latest information from eCops, issued 7th September 7 September, 2014|
Cambridgeshire Constabulary have issued reports of 9 crimes since the last eCops update.[+ read more...]
|Latest information from eCops, issued 22 August 27 August, 2014|
Cambridgeshire Constabulary have issued reports of 8 crimes since the last eCops update.[+ read more...]
|Latest information from eCops, issued 22 July 23 July, 2014|
Cambridgeshire Constabulary have issued reports of 4 crimes since the last eCops update.[+ read more...]
|Home security during the summer - some tips from the police 23 July, 2014|
Everyone needs a holiday or some time away, but unfortunately almost half of all burglaries happen when a flat or house is empty. By following some simple tips, you can help to make your home secure while you are away.[+ read more...]
|Latest information from eCops, issued 6th July 9 July, 2014|
Cambridgeshire Constabulary have issed reports of 12 crimes since the last eCops update.
Cambridge Constabulary have issued reports of 7 crimes since the last eCops update - See more at: http://www.fenditton-pc.org.uk/nhw.php?id=209#sthash.CuhYQCo6.dpuf[+ read more...]
|Please help look out for Fen Ditton?s horses! 5 June, 2014|
If you live near any of the fields with horses in them around the village, you will recognise the people who look after them. If you notice anyone else taking a suspicious interest in the horses, please report it to the police by dialling 101 at once (or 999 if a crime is actually taking place).[+ read more...]
|Break-in at the Pavilion 17 May, 2014|
The Cambridge News reported that[+ read more...]
|Latest information from eCops, issued 14th May 14 May, 2014|
Cambridge Constabulary have issued reports of 7 crimes since the last eCops update.[+ read more...]
|Rogue Trading incident(s) 9 May, 2014|
ecops have sent out two warnings about rogue traders.[+ read more...]
|3 x Burglary from shed / garages + Burglary 16 April, 2014|
Latest info from e-cops, issued 16 April 2014
1 x Burglary with intent to commit an offence - occurred between 10 – 2pm on 06/03 on High Ditch Road, entry was gained using a key obtained from the key safe attached to the wall. Once inside an untidy search has been conducted in multiple rooms. Approximately 6 silver engraved drinking tankards have been removed from the lounge of the location. No other items appear to have been taken. CF0085130314 2 x
Theft from premises at Scottsdale’s Garden Centre, Horningsea Now identified males was seen on CCTV committing theft of yankee candles from the store on 05/03 and is awaiting court date for sentencing as he admitted crime in interview. The other theft was 45 bags of compost – which has been filed as no CCTV evidence and no witnesses due to time of offence. CF0091880314 unknown offender/s has gained entry at rear of premises between 6.00pm on the 10/03 and 7.30am on 11/03.
1 x Theft of Motor Vehicle- occurred on 19/03 between 11.30 – 4.30pm unknown person has stolen a motor cycle from the rear car park at the Newmarket park and ride site - CCTV does not show an offender and the victim has now had his motorcycle returned after being found in a close near to where he lives. Crime has been closed and filed.
1 x Theft of pedal cycle – occurred at the Newmarket Park and Ride site between 27/03 -29/03 the cycle lock was cut and left lying on the ground, no witnesses or CCTV has provided Police with and offender and crime has been closed.
1 x Theft – Between 03/04/-04/04 Unknown offender/s have removed bolt and padlock from back gate to THE WHEATSHEAF, STOW RD, STOW CUM QUY. No sign of damage no witnesses or CCTV available crime has been now closed.
1 x Theft – at around 10pm on 08/04 3 dogs were stolen from the Gate house on station Road Stow Cum Quy, from a dog breeder of cocker spaniels, 3 dogs removed by cutting a hole in the wire fence. 2 dogs were found nearby and the 3rd has been found handed into wood green animal shelter. This has now been reunited with its owner. Increased security measures have now been put in place by the owner at location to try and detect any further intruders as this type of crime is on-going across the south Cambridgeshire area.
3 x Burglary from shed / garages occurred on 08/04 on church street Fen Ditton, Unknown offenders were disturbed by resident threats were made and offenders made off in a silver coloured vehicle no registration number known and offenders not identified, CF0128740414
1 x Production of controlled drugs found to in a garage that was broken into in the above crimes resident was found to be cultivating cannabis – crime has been raised and the resident has been cautioned as first time offence as he admitted it for personal use. Now closed and filed.
3 x Theft from motor vehicle/s occurred on 11/04/ between 3.00pm -3.00am on the 11/04 3 vehicle's broken into a Quy Mill Hotel, one of those had a smashed window were a handbag was taken. CF0132880414[+ read more...]
|Gang Targeting High Powered cars 13 March, 2014|
eops is warning all South Cambs residents to be vigilant following two attempted thefts of keys in the last 24 hours. The two attempted burglaries which occurred in Foxton and Harston are suspected to be attempts to take keys to high powered cars on drive ways.
|Theft from cars in the area 6 March, 2014|
ecops have reported a spate of theft from cars in the area.
1 x Theft from a motor vehicle, this occurred at the lay-by on Clayhithe Road, Horningsea. Unknown offender has smashed front passenger window of aggrieves vehicle & stolen handbag from within which was hidden under the front passenger seat.
1 x Theft from motor vehicle, Blue lion close, Fen Ditton, occurred overnight between 26/02 at 8.30pm and 27/02 at 7.30am unknown offender has smashed front nearside window of white Vauxhall Corsa hatchback, index ak62myp, by unknown means whilst vehicle parked on front drive of terraced house. entry gained, handbag stolen from underneath front passenger seat and bank card stolen from glovebox.cf0074160214
1 x Theft from motor vehicle, Quy Mill Hotel, Church Road, Stow Cum Quy, occurred between 6.30 -7.30pm on 03/03 Unknown offender has stolen the aggrieves handbag from her car and has tried to use a bank card to withdraw £100 from her account.
1 x Theft from motor vehicle occurred overnight in a lay-by on the A14 junction with Horningsea/Fen Ditton. Unknown suspects have cut through side panel of a foreign lorry, whereby they have gained entry & stolen 15 packets of compact cleaners. CF0062690214[+ read more...]
|Bogus caller targeting older people 5 March, 2014|
We have received this notice from the Histon Police:
We have received a report this morning from about what appears to be a bogus caller targeting older people. He is going to properties that have solar panels fitted stating that he needs to check the meter and asking the home owner/tenant if they have a step ladder. He does not offer any form of ID. He is described as wearing glasses and around 5’ 5” to 6’ no real distinguishing features. Apparently when questioned he ran off. This incident may also be linked to similar reports in Bassingbourn and Harston over the past few months.
|Theft of Pedal Cycle on High Street 13 February, 2014|
ecops has reported the theft of Pedal Cycle –Between 10.30 on 12/02 and 8.00 on 13/02 on the High Street in Fen Ditton unknown offender has stolen a cycle from the rear of car port which was out of sight from the street as victim parks her car in front of it.[+ read more...]
|Prowler spotted along High Ditch Road 1 February, 2014|
A prowler was spotted going in and out of property along High Ditch road in the early hours of this morning (02:15). He seemed mostly interested in garages. The prowler was male, wearing a camouflage jacket with a hood, which was up and hiding his face. He was also wearing dark trainers with white soles.[+ read more...]
|Burglary in Fen Ditton area - Missing Bronze statue 22 January, 2014|
Our local police are appealing for information in relation to a burglary that occurred on the 16/01/2014 at around 9.40pm. in the fen Ditton area. A glass window was broken and unknown suspects have reached into the property and have stolen a few items including a destinctive bronze statue. This piece in particular will stand out if anyone sees it. Click here to view the statue.
If you do remember hearing or seeing anything at the time of the offence please call police on 101 and quote CF0019120114 to report.[+ read more...]
|Man fined for Fly Tipping on Low Fen Drove Way 13 January, 2014|
Coleridge man, Tarek Aldairy was fined £200 and ordered to pay £370 in costs at Cambridge Magistrates’ Court, after rubbish was dumped in Low Fen Drove Way, Fen Ditton, Derwent Close and Cherry Hinton.[+ read more...]
|Crime wave hits Waterbeach 3 December, 2013|
8 homes hit in one night reported in the Cambridge News.[+ read more...]
|Police issue postcode hotspots as burglaries increase 30 November, 2013|
CB1 and CB4 are burglary hotspots according to Cambridgeshire police.[+ read more...]
|Break-in on Church Street 18 November, 2013|
Break in on Church Street some time between 7-10/11/13[+ read more...]
|Burglary on Green End 16 November, 2013|
Burglary on Green End. Entry was forced by breaking a rear window.[+ read more...]