Category: Police

Police on a high after drugs seizure

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Chief Inspector Simon Tribe of Eastleigh Police has paid tribute to his Officers, following some good Police work which led to the seizure of an estimated £6,000 worth of herbal cannabis and about £1,000 in cash. Just before 6pm on Thursday July 18, Officers spotted a suspected drugs dealer at in a car park in Fair…

Police find missing person

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Update 19 July: Hampshire Police have informed us that Gary Millar, the 53-year-old Hedge End man who was reported missing on Thursday, July 18, was found safe and well in Southampton shortly after midnight this morning. He has been reunited with his family. A Police spokesman said; Thank you for your assistance in locating Mr…

Daylight Robbery in Eastleigh

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Police in Eastleigh are appealing for witnesses after a pizza delivery driver was robbed. A 28-year-old woman was sent to deliver a pizza to a home in Desborough Road at around 12.45am on Saturday, July 13. When she arrived the residents said it wasn’t for them. She left the property and was then approached by…

Police Remind Public To Protect That PIN

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Police at Romsey are reminding people not to reveal PIN details to anyone. They also are urging retail and office workers to keep wallets and handbags in a secure place at all times. The advice comes after the theft of a client’s purse from an office in Love Lane, Romsey, at about 4.20pm Thursday, July…

Eastleigh Junior PCSO’s turn Shakespeare to Sherlock

  Shakespeare Junior School students have been given a unique insight into the work of Police Community Support Officer’s (PCSO’s), after completing 5 weeks of basic training led by Eastleigh’s PCSO Sam Izzard from the Central Safer Neighbourhoods Team.   The scheme is the first to run in central Eastleigh and so was quickly over…

Why I tweet..

  Popular local Police Sergeant Chris Spellerberg is moving from Eastleigh Central’s Safer Neighbourhood Team to a new posting in Southampton next week. In the two years he has been here, the Eastleigh Police twitter account has grown from zero to 8,000 followers. The bicycling bobby believes use of social media has helped fight crime in the…

Update: Police appeal following sex assault

Police at Eastleigh who are questioning a man suspected of sexually assaulting a young woman are appealing to a woman and two men who helped the victim to contact them. The 24-year-old woman was walking home from Fleming Park Leisure Centre on Thursday night, May 30, when she became aware of a man walking behind her…

Police Commisioner axes Chandler’s Ford HQ plan

Hampshire’s new Police and Crime Commissioner Simon Hayes has today finally sealed the fate of the force’s £10 million white elephant HQ  on Chandler’s Ford Industrial Estate. The former Police Authority had bought the Apha Park office complex  on Electron Way in 2008 for £9.6 million and has since spent a further £1.8 million on…

Update: Body found on local footpath

The body of a local middle-aged woman has been found on an Eastleigh  footpath which  runs from Twyford Rd to the Itchen Navigation towpath  close to the Harvester restaurant and Travelodge at Ham Farm. A dog walker raised the alarm at about 8.55 am. Although a local Police unit and an ambulance from Southern Central…

Brazen thieves drive off with digger

A plant hire firm in Chandler’s Ford has had a £16,000 mini- digger stolen in broad daylight. Two thieves, who were both wearing ‘hi-vis’ jackets, were spotted brazenly loading Takeuchi mini-digger onto the back of a white van from a site in Sutherlands Court, at 0630 hrs on Friday, May 10. The first suspect is…

£20,000 worth of IT equipment stolen from college

Over £20,000 worth of computer equipment has been stolen from Barton Peveril College. Staff walking into the first-floor IT suite on Monday morning  were shocked to discover that no less than 21 Apple iMac (2012) all-in-one desktop computers, worth £1,100 each, were missing. The expensive high-end computers are standard in many media and IT industries and…

Police launch new community forum

Eastleigh Police launched a new community initiative last week designed to give residents a regular forum to discuss their crime and public order concerns with local beat officers, councillors and council officers. The informal sessions provide a talking shop under the banner of ‘Partners and Community Together’ (PACT) which can cover a wide range of…

Police Hunt Fair-Weather Flasher

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Southampton Police are appealing for information and witnesses after a man exposed himself to a woman walker. Between 5.15 and 7pm Saturday, April 20, a 39-year-old Southampton woman was walking on a footpath leading to Victoria Country Park when she saw a man urinating in public. The man left on a mountain bike, but was…

Police ask locals to name their priorities

Residents in Eastleigh have a chance to meet up with local their local police community teams to discuss an concerns or issues and help decide on what they should concentrate their resources The meeting, part of an initiative called ‘Partners and Communities Together” (PACT) will also have councillors and council community safety representatives on hand…

Police warn burglars to seek medical advice

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Police at Eastleigh are warning people who broke into an Eastleigh decontamination chamber that they are at risk and should seek medical advice. Overnight from Tuesday to Wednesday, April 16 to 17, someone forced the doors of a locked caravan at Prysmian House, Dew Lane, Eastleigh. Once inside, they damaged walls and an expensive fan.…