Tag: Burglary

Busted

Police officers have arrested six men and two youths following early morning raids at 14 addresses across Southampton today. Detectives from Lyndhurst CID plus more than 100 officers were involved in the operation which forms part of an ongoing investigation into a series of burglaries involving the theft of cigarettes. All eight, whose ages range…

Valley Park goes into lock down

The Valley Park estate in Chandlers Ford was in going into lock down tonight after police leafleted residents urging them to secure their homes and vehicles over night following a series of thefts. The warning comes after six burglaries and seven thefts from vehicles occurred in the Valley Park and Knightwood area since September 28th.…

Thieves swipe iMacs from Wildern

Thieves have boken into a local school in Hedge End and stolen 16 computers despite signs warning that the premises are guarded. The sought after Apple iMacs disappeared overnight between Thursday October 7 and Friday October 8 after offenders forced entry into Wildern School in Wildern Lane and took the computers valued at approximately £12,500.…

Daylight Robbery

Have you seen anyone walking through Eastleigh carrying a top-of-the range 40” flat screen telly recently? Cops are appealing for witnesses following an audacious daytime burglary in the centre of Eastleigh on Wednesday, September 22. The incident occurred between 6.55am and 3.15pm at an address in Blenheim Road. A black 40inch Sony Bravia LCD television-…

Burglars swag bag found

Do you recognise any of the items above? Hedge End Police want to locate the owners of personal property that has been found inside a blue drawstring bag. The bag was located in a small stream on Shamblehurst Lane North on August 30. Inside the bag was a selection of property including jewellery and small…

Police warn Hedge Enders to lock up

Police are issuing a warning to residents in the Cranbourne Park area of Hedge End to check their garages and make sure they are secure following two break-ins last week. The garages were burgled overnight on Sunday, September 12 and Monday morning, September 13.  One of the residents reported hearing noises around their garage at…

Cops warn on cheap fags

Recession hit smokers are behind the latest crime wave in Hampshire according to the Police. They say demand for cheap smokes from cash strapped nicotine junkies has resulted in a string of burglaries at commercial premises across the area between July 20 and September 16 during which thousands of pounds worth of cigarettes have been…

Police raid Eastleigh houses

Detectives from the Serious and Organised Crime Unit in Southampton have arrested and charged a total of six people following a series of early morning raids. At 6am on Tuesday, August 24, officers conducted searches at six different addresses across Southampton and Eastleigh in connection with an investigation into a number of high-value burglaries. Five…

One Stop Hit Twice

Police are appealing for witnesses after a shop in Bursledon, Eastleigh, was targeted by thieves twice in the same week. The One Stop store in Portsmouth Road was broken into overnight on Monday July 12 and then again in the early hours of Thursday July 15. Cigarettes and alcohol were stolen from the store during…

Axeman gives shop the chop!

Police are appealing for witnesses following an attempted burglary at a supermarket in Chandler’s Ford. The incident took place at around 1.15am on Tuesday July 13 at the Waitrose store in Oakmount Road. An axe was used to smash one of the store windows but no entry was gained. PC James Pieri said: “After the…

Brambridge Break In

Following news that Burglars had struck in Chandlers Ford and West End Police are also now appealing for witnesses after a break in at a home in Brambridge. The house near the junction of Church Lane and Highbridge Road was targeted by burglars between 7 and 8pm on Monday, February 1. The offenders smashed a…

Borough Burglary Spree

Police are appealing for information after Burglaries in the Chandlers Ford and West End areas of the Borough High value jewellery and electrical items were stolen from three addresses in Chandler’s Ford between 6.45am and 4.30pm on Monday, February 1. Two of the burglaries were at properties in Shaftesbury Avenue; the third was at an…