WELCOME to the first South Derbyshire Crimestoppers column for 2014 and a Happy New Year to you all.
Hope you had a good Christmas and that it was a safe and crime free one and that you are ready for what 2014 will bring.
Please continue to keep your calls coming in; we are getting lots of information which we are following up.
Do not worry about phoning Crimestoppers – remember a reward is always available and people phoning in can always talk in confidence to the Crimestoppers team.
Now please take a look at this week’s list of crimes and see if you can help.
At approximately 7pm on Tuesday, December 31, offenders forced the rear door of a house in Rivoli Drive, Woodville. Once inside, thieves searched the house but no property was stolen and they left empty handed. Were you in the area at this time and did you see the burglars? If you can tell us more then call the Crimestoppers team and quote reference: 78/14
Between 7pm and 10pm on Tuesday, December 31, offenders entered the porch of a house in Burton Road, Midway.
Thieves then stole property including a Bosch chainsaw.
Do you know the whereabouts of this chain saw now?
If so then call the Crimestoppers team now and quote reference: 40/14
Overnight between Sunday, December 29 and Monday, December 30, offenders forced the door of a garage belonging to a house in Orchard Close, Willington. Once inside thieves stole property including a quantity of beer and a red quad bike. Has anyone recently offered you this quad bike? If so then call the Crimestoppers team and quote reference: 55009/13
Overnight between Tuesday, December 31 and Wednesday, January 1 offenders forced the door of a house in Vicarage Walk, Rosliston.
However, the thieves did not manage to get in and made off empty handed. Do you have any information about who is responsible for this burglary? If you are able to tell us more then call the confidential number and quote reference: 121/14
THEFT FROM CAR
At approximately 1am on Wednesday, January 1, offenders got into a grey ‘53’ registered Nissan car that was parked in Excelsior Drive, Woodville.
However, they were disturbed and ran off. Were you in the area and did you see the two men responsible?
If you can tell us more then call the free phone number and quote reference: 5/14