This is the crime summary for the month ofJanuary for the parishes of:
Ashmansworth, East Woodhay, Highclere, Burghclere, Newtown, Litchfield, Ecchinswell & Sydmonton.
  Total Crimes reported – 15
  House Burglary – 1
  Thefts from sheds and outbuildings – 1
  Theft from Vehicles – 0
  Other Theft -  7
  Other Crime – 6
The community Policing priorities for this area are :
  • Thefts from sheds & outbuildings (including theft of metal)
  • Anti – Social Behaviour
  • Speeding


Prevent thefts from garages, sheds and outbuildings(including theft of metal)
  • The Church of Ascension in Burghclere was broken into this month. Fortunately nothing was stolen.
  • There were no other thefts from sheds and outbuildings including thefts of metal.


Reduce anti-social behaviour especially around Bishops Green
  • There have been no reports of anti-social behaviour.


Reduce speeding across the beat
We are pleased to be able to say that Matt has been trained to use a handheld speed camera and has been enforcing 30 mph speed limits in  Ecchinswell and Burghclere.
The speed enforcement van has been out on the A343 in Highclere throughout January (photo below).
Other incidents of note
•The mystery of disappearing wheelie bins…….
We have had a number of wheelie bins go missing in January. Four of the seven recorded ‘Other Theft’ above are missing wheelie bins!
Can you help us solve the mystery of the disappearing wheelie bins???  Do you have any ideas as to what could be happening to them?
•A bronze statue of a naked male was stolen from the grounds of a property in East End.
•A house was burgled on Saturday 21st January in the Greenways area of Woolton Hill. Jewellery was stolen.
•A bicycle was stolen from the  Bishops Green area.
             Please contact us if you have any questions
      Matt & Dan
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