A Case Of Darkness Increasing Crime?

Sunday, April 9, 2017 admin 0

The Echo reports here on how a gang has been stealing power tools from parked van across the Basildon area: AN organised crime gang is believed to be targeting vehicles across the borough in search of tools after more than 37 cars and vans were broken into in four days. […]

Business Owners Beware

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 admin 0

We’ve been asked to alert people in the Rawreth Lane area – reportedly there were a couple of burglaries around there last night. However these were NOT burglaries of people’s homes , but of other types of premises. So if you have a business – or help manage some kind […]

Not An Advent Calendar, An Advice Calendar

Monday, December 7, 2015 admin 0

Essex police are showing an advent advice calendar on their website here. For example, the advice for December 4th was about going away for Xmas, , and the hint NOT to publicise your Christmas holiday on social media is a very good one:    

Teenager Charged

Wednesday, December 2, 2015 admin 2

From the Echo tonight: A TEENAGER will appear in court charged with criminal damage in relation to the Rochford Christmas tree being cut down just before the switch on of the Christmas lights. The 15-year-old boy from Rochford was arrested on Tuesday (December 1) following the felling of the tree […]

The Best And the Worst Of Rochford

Sunday, November 29, 2015 admin 0

As reported on the BBC today: Residents of Rochford in Essex came to the rescue of the organisers of the town’s festive lights switch-on when the Christmas tree was felled overnight by vandals. District Council chairman Heather Glynn said she was proud of the way the town’s community spirit shone […]

30,000 Objects ,Photos and Documents…

Monday, September 21, 2015 admin 0

  Have you been to the highly-rated Essex Police Museum at Chelmsford? It is based at police headquarters in Sandford Road, Springfield, Chelmsford CM2 6DN and is open every Saturday from 10am-4pm. Admission is free and there is no need to book. This year it was runner-up in the Essex […]

Burglaries Up, Shoplifting Down

Sunday, August 16, 2015 admin 0

The June crime figures for Rayleigh are now on the Police.uk website. It’s difficult to learn much from one month’s figures, but there were 14 burglaries reported (compared with 8 in May and 15 in April.) There were only 4 cases of shoplifting reported (compared with 15 in May and […]