Somersham Santa Sprint 8th December! Come join the fun

Somersham Santa Sprint will be on December 8th 2019, you can register at sprint@somersham.org or http://www.millennium-sports-somersham.co.uk
you can also find forms at The Library and The Norwood Building

eCops Weekly Policing Update – Somersham District 4th – 10th October


Here is our weekly summary of offences and incidents affecting your community, reported to police during the period 4th to 10th October:

Somersham Road, St Ives – Thieves cut away a padlock to enter the compound of a business unit on Somersham Road, St Ives, in the early hours of Tuesday 1st October, and stole a VW van with a crane attachment that had been left parked there. The van was fitted with an engine immobiliser and was towed away by the thieves. It was subsequently found abandoned on the A141 between Chatteris and Warboys, but without the crane attachment or its catalytic converter.  CCTV footage shows the theft taking place at 1:20 am and the thieves heading off towards Somersham. (Ref 35/70162/19)



A141 Clews Corner – Police and paramedics were called to a serious incident on the A141 at Clews Corner at around 4:00 pm on Saturday afternoon, 5th October, in which a motorcycle was in collision with a lorry. The motorcyclist was air-lifted to hospital and the road was closed for a time whilst the emergency services dealt with the situation. (Ref CC-05102019-0350)



A141 Clews Corner – The Rural Crime Action Team (RCAT) were at Clews Corner on the A141 on Monday, 7th October, together with officials from partner agencies Fenland District Council, HM Revenue and Customs, and The Environment Agency, to carry out checks on passing vehicles. Two vehicles were seized and towed away for having no valid road tax and a third for having no valid insurance. Numerous checks were made for roadworthiness and for incorrect fuel in tanks, and two drivers were reported for traffic offences. (Ref CC-07102019-0068)



Church Street, Somersham – Police received a report of young people on mopeds behaving in an antisocial manner in the Church Street area of Somersham, on Wednesday evening, 9th October. The youths had been seen riding on pavements, shouting and swearing. The incident has been passed to the Local Policing Team for them to be aware, as this is the latest in a series of similar recent incidents. (Ref CC-09102019-0518)

Weekly Policing Update – Somersham District 27th September to 3rd October:

High Street, Somersham – A 3 foot by 5 foot sheet of toughened glass leant up outside a building on Somersham High Street was smashed by an unknown person at some time during the night of Friday 27th / Saturday 28th September. The toughened glass would have needed to be hit with some force to make it shatter. (Ref 35/69445/19)
 
 
Chatteris Road, Somersham – Police received a report of suspected hare-coursers operating on land off Chatteris Road, Somersham, on Sunday afternoon, 29th September. Two men with dogs had been spotted with a silver Suzuki off-road vehicle, last seen returning to the main road and turning towards Somersham. A police patrol was dispatched and officers searched the area for the suspect vehicle, but unfortunately was unable to locate it. (Ref CC-29092019-0404)
 
 
Long Drove, Somersham – Police are investigating an incident that happened at Long Drove, Somersham, late on Tuesday evening, 1st October, in which a male wearing a balaclava helmet got out of a pickup truck and demanded that two persons sat parked up in their car hand over their mobile phones and any other valuables that they had. Fortunately the victims managed to drive off in their car towards Somersham, whilst the suspect returned to the pickup which headed off towards Chatteris. However, the two vehicles bumped each other in the process, leaving the victims’ car with a large dent and a scratch across its rear passenger side. (Ref 35/70402/19)


To see details of Policing Summaries for neighbouring areas, please click on the following link and scroll down the page to select areas of interest:

www.ecops.org.uk/alert_archive

Please be aware that these reports do not contain all details of all reported crime. We do not publish details of domestic related offences or anything which may put a person at risk if information regarding the crime was made public.

 
As always, if you have information relating to any offence, or are concerned about any suspicious activities, please contact police by using any of these methods:
 

  • the ‘101’ non-emergency telephone number;
  • the on-line web-chat tool on the new Cambridgeshire Constabulary web-site – click on the green icon;
  • Alternatively, you can use ‘Crimestoppers’ to make a report anonymously by calling 0800 555 111 or by using their on-line contact form.

In an emergency, or if you witness a crime in progress, always use ‘999’.

Weekly Policing Update – Somersham District 6th – 13th September

Here is our weekly summary of offences and incidents affecting your community, reported to police during the period 6th to 13th September:

 
B1040 St Ives Road, Woodhurst – Police received a report of a power pylon and cable brought down by a collision with a vehicle on the B1040 St Ives Road near Woodhurst, on Sunday evening, 8th September. Power company engineers were called out and the Fire Brigade was also called to assess the situation. (Ref CC-08092019-0412)
 
 
Dunkirk Drove, Somersham – Hare-coursers were operating on a field off Dunkirk Drove, Somersham, on Sunday evening, 8th September. A blue off-road vehicle was seen driving across an onion field, where four men with three dogs were actively coursing. Police issued an alert to patrols in the area, and liaised with the land-owner over assessing what damage had been caused to the crops. (Ref CC-08092019-0425)
 
 
Hammond Way, Somersham – Police received a report of suspicious behaviour by a male wearing a hooded top on Hammond Way, Somersham, late on Monday evening, 9th September. The man had been seen standing outside a house, taking photographs on a mobile phone, before walking away. (Ref CC-09092019-0503)
 
 
High Street, Somersham – Two suspicious persons wearing balaclavas were seen jumping up to look over the fence of a house on Somersham High Street early on Thursday morning, 12th September, walking off when disturbed by the owners. (Ref CC-12092019-0123)
 
 
Warner’s Drove, Somersham – Police searched the area around Warner’s Drove, Somersham, on Friday evening, 13th September, following a report of hare-coursers seen operating on nearby fields. Three or four men with several dogs and an off-road vehicle had been seen but unfortunately nothing was found. However, Countryside Watch was notified. (Ref CC-13092019-0453)
 
 


 
 
To see details of Policing Summaries for neighbouring areas, please click on the following link and scroll down the page to select areas of interest:

www.ecops.org.uk/alert_archive


Please be aware that these reports do not contain all details of all reported crime. We do not publish details of domestic related offences or anything which may put a person at risk if information regarding the crime was made public.

 
As always, if you have information relating to any offence, or are concerned about any suspicious activities, please contact police by using any of these methods:
 

  • the ‘101’ non-emergency telephone number;
  • the on-line web-chat tool on the new Cambridgeshire Constabulary web-site – click on the green icon;
  • Alternatively, you can use ‘Crimestoppers’ to make a report anonymously by calling 0800 555 111 or by using their on-line contact form.

In an emergency, or if you witness a crime in progress, always use ‘999’.