Category: Crime

Archive of Crime Stories in Eastleigh News area from December 2009 including burglary, robbery, assault and ASB.

Special meeting tackles problems in Hiltingbury

An urgent meeting of police and community representatives has recently been held, after a run of anti-social behaviour around the Recreation Ground in Hiltingbury. The meeting, which was held on Friday 13th December, heard how local teenagers have been entering the building without permission and causing a nuisance for other users of the community building.…

Police looking for hot tyres

Blue Police Lamp

Police at Romsey are appealing for information after the theft of 116 tyres, valued at between £15-20,000. Between 3 and 6am Wednesday, December 18, thieves gained entry to a sealed container at premises in Test Lane, Nursling Industrial Estate, Southampton. The tyres are all Michelin brand and are suitable for cars and lorries. PC Lindsay…

‘Respect vulnerable’ Police urge trick or treaters

‘Trick or treaters’ should respect the vulnerable and elderly say Hampshire Constabulary . Police are also advising that people who do not want to be disturbed by trick or treaters this Halloween to display a “No Trick or Treat” poster near their front door.   A poster can be downloaded and printed from www.hampshire.police.uk (search “Halloween”).   Hampshire…

OAP theft Victim fund hits £200

Eastleigh News readers will recall with disgust, the robbery of a 97 year old man in the Fryern Arcade, Chandlers Ford, around midday on Thursday, September 26. Partially sighted pensioner Leslie Parsonage who was born two years into the 1st World War, had just collected his pension from the Post Office when a woman asked him the time. While…

Police launch investigation after £60k worth of budgies stolen

A valuable collection of budgies worth more than £60,ooo has been stolen from an elderly breeder in Romsey. About 400 budgies were stolen from 74-year-old victim had been building up the extensive collection of the birds for over 50 years. They were in a large locked aviary in his back garden in Upton Crescent which had security lighting.…