REMINDER – ensure sheds, garages and outbuildings are kept secure with good quality locks, hinges and door furniture. Consider securing valuable equipment with extra chains and padlocks. Property mark tools and equipment and consider alarming the buildings.
Use the following link for advisory leaflet. https://www.aspolicestaysafe.co.uk/ViewerJS/#..//wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Securing-your-garden-and-outbuildings_CJ014.pdf
Information from Neighbourhood Watch schemes is always valued. When you telephone 101 with information please ask the call handler to `tag the call NHW’. In March we received 4 such calls with information ranging from criminal damage to anti social behaviour, parking issues and an abandoned vehicle – we are sure that there is more than that coming in from schemes on a regular basis.
MONTHLY OVERVIEW – March – Police received over 14,000 calls to the Communication Centre from members of the public across Somerset.
Below figures relate to the Exmoor beat area:
87 calls from your beat area
14 were listed as crimes, including:
0 Assault on Police
2 dwelling burglary (+ 0 attempt)
0 Non dwelling burglary (+ 0 attempt)
2 criminal damage – property
0 criminal damage – vehicles
0 theft from motor vehicles
1 theft of motor vehicle
0 theft of pedal cycles
0 theft from shops
Anti Social Behaviour (ASB) – 4 reports across the beat. Relating to off-road driving by 4x4s on Moorland.
PACT/Have Your Say – Exmoor Panel meeting on 8 June at Wheddon Cross.
If you have information about suspicious incidents or activity please telephone the police on the general number 101 – always ask the call handler to mark, or tag, your call Neighbourhood Watch.