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15th January 2020
 


Sussex Country Watch Bulletin

Reported loose animals on the highway this week is 3.
This is made up by 2 Horses and 1 Sheep
.
With the ground being so wet and the shortage of grazing it is vital that you check your boundary hedges and fences several times each day as fences are much easier to push over.

Crime and incident update
 Reported items stolen/damaged in the last week include
2 x Stonemasons cutter/grinders, 1 x Drill, 1 x Radio, 5 Quadbikes,
4 x Hedge cutters,3 x Strimmer’s, 7 Chainsaws, 4 Leaf blowers,
2 x Sit-on Tractor/mowers,1 x JCB Telehandler,
Quantity of old tractor batters, 2 x Trailers,
1 x Electric fence energisers, 2 x Electric fence batteries and
1 x Portaloo.
Value of stolen goods including damage £73,770.00

See reports below for detail.
 
If you have any evidence, no matter how small, on any of the crimes listed below, please call it in on the non-emergency number 101 and quote the reference number and date as given to the left of the report, of for that matter any other crime.

Advice
If you own a Quadbike please, please chain it down and secure it in as many ways as you can, you will see that we have had 5 stolen this week alone. Quadbike theft has been rising week by week recently, so not only secure it, make a note of their serial numbers, chassis numbers etc.
 
Monday 06th January 2020 to Sunday 12th January 2020



Adur &
Worthing 

Nothing reported

Arun
1442
09/01/2020
An unsuccessful attempt was made to steal diesel from a farm in Aldingbourne Chichester, clear images of the intruder were captured on CCTV. The suspect was recognised and police are dealing.  

Brighton & Hove 
Nothing reported

Chichester
1300
07/01/2020
An outbuilding to a farmhouse in Chithurst Petersfield has been broken into and a number of items were stolen, including 1 x 9” Makita stonemason’s flat cutter/angle grinder, 1 x 4.5” Makita stonemason’s flat cutter/angle grinder, 1 x Hilti drill and a Makita radio. Estimated value £1,500.00.

0655
09/01/2020
A red Honda Foreman 500 Quadbike has been stolen from premises in Petworth, estimated value £3,000.00.

0797
09/01/2020
Premises in Graffham Petworth have been broken into and a large value of tools etc. have been stolen, these include 1 x Styhl combi kit (Strimmer/Hedge cutter combined) 2 x Styhl Hedge cutters, 2 x Chainsaws, 2 x Styhl Leaf blowers, 1 x Husqvana chainsaw and 1 x Honda Quadbike. Estimated value up to £10,000.00.

1080
10/01/2020
An outbuilding to a farm in Loxwood Billingshurst has been broken into and a Husqvana garden Tractor values at £6,000.00 has been stolen.

Crawley
Nothing reported

Eastbourne
Nothing reported

Gatwick 
Nothing reported

Hastings
Nothing reported

Horsham
0430
09/01/2020
A 9 metre JCB Telehandler that was hired has gone missing (believed stolen) from premises in Storrington Road Pulborough. ASSET ID TH143 - REG RV64FKY - SRL 2340200-TJ14WDU - JCB ITEM NUMBER 535-95.
Estimated value £20,000.00.

1181
09/01/2020
A white Transit van was seen leaving a farm in Henfield Road Partridge Green Horsham, it was soon realised that old tractor batteries to the value of £100.00 were missing.

1408
10/01/2020
An outbuilding to a farm in High Bar Lane Thakeham Pulborough has been entered and various pieces of tools / equipment have been stolen, these include an Atco GT38H sit-on tractor mower S/no 00085742, 2 x Styhl MSTBG86C-E Leaf blowers, 1 x petrol Chainsaw and 1 x Titan TTK587GDO Strimmer Valued at £2,750.00.

Lewes
0520
09/01/2020
Premises in Norland Lane Ringmer Lewes have been entered and a caravan and 2 cars have been severely damaged, did you see or hear anything. Estimated damage

Mid Sussex
0977
06/01/2020
A single axled aluminium trailer with a front ladder rack, make unknown, was stolen from a property in Mawes Road East Grinstead. Also stolen by breaking into an outbuilding was an Echo Strimmer, a Stihl battery Hedge trimmer, an old Echo Chainsaw and a Husqvarna petrol chainsaw. Total value £1,950.00. £3,000.00.

Rother
0356
06/01/2020
Farm premises in Bodiam Robertsbridge were entered overnight and a holiday home was broken into, damage was also caused to The East Sussex Railway. Total damage £4,000.00.

0814
07/01/2020
A Gallagher Electric fence energiser and 2 blue 12 volt leisure batteries have been stolen from a farm in Udimore Rye. Valued at £520.00.

0228
10/01/2020
A red Honda 350 Four-track Quadbike has been stolen from the barn of a farm in Brede Hill Brede Rye. Estimated value £3,000.00.

0536
10/01/2020
A red Honda Foreman 350 Quadbike, I.D. No 1HFTE35U794202258, has been stolen from a farm in Broad Street Icklesham Winchelsea. Valued at £3,000.00.

0595
10/01/2020
A Portaloo has been stolen from a site in London Road Flimwell Wadhurst. Estimated value £750.00.

Wealden
1267
07/01/2020
Farm premises in Forest Row has been entered and a 3.5 Tonne Ifor Williams LM105GHD trailer  serial number SCK60000065025527, chassis code 6+40709 and valued at £1,400.00 was stolen.

0273
11/01/2020
A Quadbike and a Chainsaw have been stolen from a farm in Fletching Uckfield. At this time we do not have details of makes or models of these items. Valued at £8,750.00.



Help us keep Sussex safe

If you saw or heard anything, or have any information about any incident in this message please contact us online, email us at 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk or call 101, quoting the reference number provided.

Alternatively you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111, or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org or their dedicated rural crime reporting number 0800 783 0137 or online here


 
Wildlife Officers can be contacted via local email addresses
Please only contact your local Wildlife Officers for any general enquiries or questions, not to report a crime. Report all crimes and incidents to Sussex Police online, email us at 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk or call 101.
Adur and Worthing: adurandworthing@sussex.pnn.police.uk
Arun: arun@sussex.pnn.police.uk
Brighton and Hove: brightonandhove@sussex.pnn.police.uk
Chichester: chichester@sussex.pnn.police.uk
Crawley: crawley@sussex.pnn.police.uk
Eastbourne: eastbourne@sussex.pnn.police.uk
Hastings: hastings@sussex.pnn.police.uk
Horsham: horsham@sussex.pnn.police.uk
Lewes: lewes@sussex.pnn.police.uk
Mid Sussex: midsussex@sussex.pnn.police.uk
Rother: rother@sussex.pnn.police.uk
Wealden: wealden@sussex.pnn.police.uk
 


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