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posted 6 Jun 2012, 09:58 by Blackwater & Hawley NHW
A male was arrested by Wiltshire Police for theft of fuel in the Weyhill area a few weeks ago. After an extensive investigation by Andover Targeted patrol officers, Andover CID and CSI the male has been charged with Conspiracy to Steal from Motor Vehicles from 1st January 2012 to 20th May 2012 and remanded in custody.

Targeted patrol officers and Country Watch officers were involved in the arrest of a male for theft of fish in the Stockbridge area. The male pleaded guilty to the offence in court earlier this month, he was fined £230 and ordered to pay £85 compensation.

Targeted patrol officers from Farnborough arrested two males for the theft of lead after they were reported being seen on the roof of a derelict house in the Blackwater area. Enquiries are ongoing.


Message on behalf of British Transport Police:
A large number of commuters who work in London travel from the counties surrounding it. With this in mind we would like to get our message across to them regarding the risk of pickpockets. The website link shows some short video's demonstrating ways in which pickpockets targets people, with this in mind we hope to make people more aware of the potential risks when travelling on the London Underground.

Theft of catalytic convertors
Please be aware that there is an ongoing trend for the theft of catalytic convertors from vehicles throughout the Hampshire area. There are few security measures you can take in relation to these type of thefts other than to park you vehicle in a locked garage or building if at all possible. Aide Automotive Ltd offer anti theft alarms and serial number identification labelling for catalytic convertors. If you are interested in this type of crime prevention method you can read more on their products at: