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Reckless Driving in Castle Cary - Police Appeal for Witnesses

Fri 8 Jun '12, 16:29
By Dan Arthur
Reckless Driving in Castle Cary - Police Appeal for Witnesses

Avon and Somerset Constabulary are appealing for information from the public following a report of careless driving in the Church Street and South Street area of Castle Cary on Tuesday 29th May 2012 at approximately 9pm.

Theft of Baby's Wreath at Wincanton Cemetery

Thu 31 May '12, 18:00
By John Winfield
Theft of Baby's Wreath at Wincanton Cemetery

Part of Wincanton Cemetery is set aside for the graves of young children. Sometime between the 24th and 26th May a bouquet of white roses were stolen from the grave of a baby. A wreath was also damaged.

Current Police Reports: Thefts from Wincanton and Milborne Port

Tue 15 May '12, 10:12
By Avon & Somerset Police
Current Police Reports: Thefts from Wincanton and Milborne Port

Local PCSOs Mandy Forsey and Tim Russell report on recent thefts of garden shed tools in Milborne Port and silver spoons from a home in the Wincanton area.

Licensees Club Together for Castle Cary Pubwatch Scheme

Fri 4 May '12, 10:34
By Dan Arthur
Licensees Club Together for Castle Cary Pubwatch Scheme

Licensees in Castle Cary have joined together with the support of the local police to help reduce crime and alcohol related disorder within the town.

More Village Thefts Reported by Police

Wed 18 Apr '12, 15:51
By Mandy Forsey, John Winfield
More Village Thefts Reported by Police

A Henstridge business owner and an isolated resident in Corton Denham have both been victims of overnight thefts between 13th and 16th April 2012. PCSOs Mandy Forsey and John Winfield have submitted details of both crimes and are appealing for information.

PCSOs Teach Youngsters About The Consequences Of Crime

Mon 16 Apr '12, 12:06
By Daniel Arthur
PCSOs Teach Youngsters About The Consequences Of Crime

As part of a force-wide initiative within Avon and Somerset pupils at primary schools in Castle Cary and Bruton have received lessons from the police about the consequences of breaking the law.

Theft of Tools from Henstridge Trading Estate

Thu 12 Apr '12, 17:42
By Mandy Forsey
Theft of Tools from Henstridge Trading Estate

Numerous high-value chainsaws and strimmers were stolen from a business in the area of the Henstridge Trading Estate between Wednesday 28th and Thursday 29th March 2012. Along with these items there was also some fuel and drill sets stolen. The value is approximately £10,000 for the theft of these items.

Police "Sheducation" Evening Helps Protect Garden Property

Wed 4 Apr '12, 16:50
By Mandy Forsey
Police "Sheducation" Evening Helps Protect Garden Property

On Thursday 29th March 2012 Wincanton police community support officers presented a "Sheducation" themed crime reduction evening which aimed to help local residents keep their garden property safe.

Tampered Fuel Pipes in Henstridge

Wed 28 Mar '12, 22:02
By Mandy Forsey
Tampered Fuel Pipes in Henstridge

Overnight on Tuesday 20th March to Wednesday 21st March 2012, two vehicles had the fuel pipes tampered with while parked up in the Windsor Terrace area of Henstridge. Police ask the public to be on their guard.

Trailer Stolen from a Field in Holbrook

Fri 16 Mar '12, 11:05
By Mandy Forsey
Trailer Stolen from a Field in Holbrook

Between Friday 9th March and Monday 12th March 2012 a small low loader trailer with drainage attachments on it has been stolen from a field near Sweetacres in Holbrook, Wincanton.

Vehicles Targeted At Wincanton Business Park - Police Appeal For Information

Mon 12 Mar '12, 14:36
By Zoe Brooks
Vehicles Targeted At Wincanton Business Park - Police Appeal For Information

Avon and Somerset Constabulary are appealing to the public to come forward with information to help assist with their enquiries. Between 4:30pm and 10pm on the evening of Sunday 4th March a number of vehicles parked on the Wincanton Business Park off of Southgate Road, Wincanton suffered damage.

Shoplifter Steals £150 of Goods From Castle Cary Shop

Fri 9 Mar '12, 11:28
By Mandy Forsey
Shoplifter Steals £150 of Goods From Castle Cary Shop

Police are investigating an incident which happened on Wednesday 29th February 2012 between 3.00 pm and 4.00pm, where there was a theft of a number of items from a shop in Castle Cary.

Castle Cary Litter Bin Set Ablaze

Wed 7 Mar '12, 14:58
By Dan Arthur
Castle Cary Litter Bin Set Ablaze

Avon and Somerset Constabulary are appealing for information from the public to help identify the person(s) responsible for setting alight a litter bin in Castle Cary. Between 9.00pm and 10.00pm on the evening of Tuesday 28th February a litter bin located on the Donald Pither Memorial Field was set alight.

Police Investigate Theft of Wrought Iron Gates From Church

Tue 28 Feb '12, 12:59
By Mandy Forsey
Police Investigate Theft of Wrought Iron Gates From Church

Overnight on Tuesday 21st February to Wednesday 22nd February 2012 a pair of large wrought iron gates measuring 6ft wide by 5.6ft high, were stolen from All Saints Church, Castle Cary.

Burglaries in Corton Denham

Thu 16 Feb '12, 12:08
By John Winfield
Burglaries in Corton Denham

Avon and Somerset Constabulary are appealing for information from the public to assist with enquiries in relation to two burglaries in the village of Corton Denham.

Criminal Damage Spoils Children's Play at Wincanton Recreation Ground

Fri 3 Feb '12, 18:10
By Mandy Forsey
Criminal Damage Spoils Children's Play at Wincanton Recreation Ground

Between Friday 27th January and Monday 30th January 2012 a wooden bench and children's climbing frame were damaged in the cricket field location at Pines Close, Wincanton. The wooden bench was totally broken but staff managed to mend the climbing frame.

Quad Bike Stolen From North Brewham - Can You Help?

Thu 26 Jan '12, 20:14
By Mandy Forsey
Quad Bike Stolen From North Brewham - Can You Help?

A quad bike was stolen from a farm in North Brewham in Bruton during the night of Friday 20th 2012 to Saturday 21st January 2012.

Do You Recognise This Man? Police Seek Information UPDATED

Mon 16 Jan '12, 17:54
By Dan Arthur
Do You Recognise This Man? Police Seek Information  <span style='color: red'>UPDATED</span>

Avon and Somerset Constabulary are appealing to the public to help identify a male in connection with an incident in Wincanton on Monday 19th December 2011. A male caused deliberate damage to a vehicle parked outside Lloyds TSB Bank.

Sheep-Killing Dog Hunted By Police in the Rimpton Area

Wed 4 Jan '12, 18:05
By Thelma Mead
Sheep-Killing Dog Hunted By Police in the Rimpton Area

Avon and Somerset Constabulary are appealing for information from the public after a sheep was killed in the Slade Lane area of Rimpton on 28th December 2011. The offending dog description is a Rottweiler type dog with a long tail.

PCSOs: Success in Castle Cary and Theft Report from Galhampton

Sun 1 Jan '12, 21:27
By Dan Arthur & Thelma Mead
PCSOs: Success in Castle Cary and Theft Report from Galhampton

We've two police reports, one from PCSO Dan Arthur who reports success in resolving a Castle Cary crime, the other from PCSO Thelma Mead seeking further information regarding a theft from Galhampton church.

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