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11/11/2020
Sussex Country Watch Newsletter
 
Reported loose animals on the highway this week is 4.
This was made up totally by 5 Horses.
Please keep check your boundary hedges and fences, to include
Roads and Railways, at least twice each day.
 
ITEMS STOLEN AND DAMAGEDTHIS WEEK
 
1 x Cement mixer, 1 x Disc cutter, 1 x Poker, 1 x Jack hammer,
2 x Electric mixers, Scaffolding, 1 x Quad, Wine & beer and
A large quantity of hand powered tools
Total £27,550.00.
 

ADVICE AND INFORMATION
 
Officers from the Prevention Enforcement Team (PET) executed the warrant at a property in Cross-in-Hand on Tuesday, October 27 as part of an ongoing focus to tackle those responsible for burglary in rural areas.
At the address, dozens of suspected stolen items were found including chainsaws, lawn mowers, trimmers, leaf blowers and an industrial wood chipper. A tractor, quad bike, mini digger, caravan and a trailer were also recovered.
A number of the items have already been matched to reports of crime and their rightful owners have been contacted. Enquiries are ongoing to establish who the other items belong to.
 
For further details please click on the link below where you will find a link to the complete list
 
https://www.sussex.police.uk/news/sussex/news/news/dozens-of-stolen-tools-and-machines-recovered-during-search-warrant/?utm_source=Facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=SocialSignIn
 
 
 
Please ensure that you keep reporting any criminal occurrence no matter how small as this continues to show the issues the rural communities are having.
  

POACHING & HARE COURSING
 
We are still receiving many calls each week concerning Poaching and/or Hare Coursing, far too many to report on without getting boring, Anyone who suspects illegal poaching or hare coursing is taking place, please call Sussex Police on 101 or 999 in an emergency, i.e. poaching or hare coursing is occurring in front of you there and then.
 


YOUR
HELP REQUIRED PLEASE
 
Sussex Police rely heavily on people like you to advise them of any suspect vehicle hanging around of entering your property. Please, if you see any such vehicle contact the police on the non-emergency number 101 with as much information as possible. This includes date and time, where and a good description of the vehicle including the reg no and of any people. Please do not put yourself in any danger but if possible take a photograph. By suppling this information, it puts a vehicle in a location at a certain time, this could help us if a crime takes place in your locality around that time.

 
Crime and incident update

 
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.
Monday 2nd November 2020 to Sunday 08th November 2020



Adur &
Worthing
Nothing reported

Arun
0171
02/11/2020
Premises in Upper Bognor Road Bognor Regis were forcefully entered and a steel shipping container was broken into. Items stored in the container were stolen, these include a cement mixer, a disc cutter, a poker, a jack hammer and many hand powered tools. Whilst the exact replacement costs are unknown it is likely to be around £20,000.00.

Brighton & Hove 
Nothing reported

Chichester
0849
02/11/2020
Premises in Milland Lane Milland were entered and a Sorrento electric paddle mixer, a Bell mixer and a quantity of scaffolding were all stolen. Replacement cost £4,650.00.

0342
04/11/2020
Premises in Elsted Midhurst were forcefully entered, nothing seems to be missing.

0362
07/11/2020
A resident from the Chichester area advertised a Red Hyosung 450 Rapier Quad for sale, a prospective purchaser met the owner at his home, got on the Quad to try it and rode off. Estimated value £2,000.00 please be aware.

Crawley
Nothing reported

Eastbourne
0033
02/11/2020
A farmer from Eastbourne reports that again a dog has attacked his sheep and ripped out a thigh muscle.
Damage cost £150.00.

Gatwick
Nothing reported

Hastings 
Nothing reported

Horsham
1022
05/11/2020
An outbuilding in Hammerpond Road Plummers Plain was forcefully entered, was caused and a quantity or beer and wines were stolen. Value £750.00.

Lewes 
Nothing reported

Mid Sussex
1045
05/11/2020
HERITAGE St Peters Church in Church Lane Twineham Haywards Heath, had an attempted break-in. Whilst damage was caused to the internal bolts, this was sorted out by two kind parishioners. 

Rother
Nothing reported

Wealden
Nothing reported



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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