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Crimestoppers - South Derbyshire

By Burton Mail  |  Posted: January 31, 2014

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CRIMESTOPPERS is a way of talking to the police informally and without telling them who you are.

Everyday hundreds of people use the scheme to help the police solve many crimes. It is highly successful and proves that it is possible to do something to make the place we live in safer. So, if you have heard a whisper about any of the crimes shown on this page, then give us a shout on the Crimestoppers number of 0800 555 111 .

Now please take a look at this week’s list of crimes and see if you can help.



Between Thursday, January 23 and Sunday, January 26 offenders entered a garage belonging to a house in Woodville Road, Hartshorne by an insecure window. Once inside thieves stole a quantity of tools including a Makita industrial power saw and a Makita cordless drill. Have you recently been offered these tools at a cheap price? If you can tell us more then call the Crimestoppers team and quote reference: 3616/14



Between 4.45am and 4.50am on Monday, January 27 offenders entered a house in Stanhope Road, Swadlincote by an insecure window. Once inside thieves stole a Sony Playstation 3 games console and 18 games of various titles. Do you know where this games console is now? If so then call the Crimestoppers team now and quote reference:3689/14



Overnight between Tuesday, January 28 and Wednesday, January 29 offenders reached in through the letterbox of a house in Nursery close, Swadlincote. Thieves stole a set of keys and from the driveway stole a blue Ford Mondeo car. Do you have any information about this burglary? If so then call the Crimestoppers team and quote reference: 3988/14



At approximately 1.30am on Sunday, January 26 offenders forced the lock of a white ‘54’ registered Ford Transit van that was parked in Main Street, Repton. However, thieves did not manage to get in and made off empty handed. Were you in the area around this time and did you see anyone acting suspiciously? If you are able to tell us more then call the confidential number and quote reference: 3560/14



At approximately 7.30pm on Saturday, January 25 a pedal cycle was left insecure for a short time outside a shop in Goseley Avenue, Hartshorne. Offenders stole a red Specialised pedal cycle.

Have you seen this cycle being ridden around the local area? If you can tell us more then call the free phone number and quote reference: 3529/14

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