Tag: Car Crime

Burglars drove off in victim’s cars

An unlucky Chandler’s Ford family lost both their cars following a break in on Saturday night. Thieves broke into a house Hornbeam Road on Saturday night (February 20). Once inside they stole the keys to black BMW X6 and a black BMW 320D Sport. Both have 62 registration plates. There was a Louis Vuitton handbag,…

Councillor tails car yobs through town

An Eastleigh councillor tailed a gang of young men out on a car-wrecking spree in the centre of Eastleigh last Saturday night. The County Councillor for Eastleigh East Andy Moore was driving his car into Cherbourg Road at 7.40 pm when he was confronted by a gang of fourteen youths – some carrying beer cans.…

Cars stolen in Hedge End burglaries

Police in Hedge End are warning people not to leave vehicle keys in obvious places in their homes after two burglaries in the area where cars have been stolen.   The latest one happened around 4am on Wednesday, April 3 in Beattie Rise, Hedge End. Burglars broke into the home of a 44-year-old man through…

West End garage ram-raided

A service station cashier was left ‘shocked and frightened’ after hooded ram-raiders carried out a daring late night robbery The cashier was working at West End Service Station at around 2 am when he saw a stolen Rover Metro reverse at speed crashing into a metal security shutter taking the front door clean off its…

School bus struck by stolen car

  Three males have been arrested after a stolen vehicle went through a red traffic light and crashed into a coach full of schoolchildren.   A BMW, which had been reported stolen in Southampton days earlier was being followed by an unmarked police car, was  in collision with a queue of vehicles at temporary traffic…

Three charged with car offences

  Police at Eastleigh have charged three men from Portsmouth and Havant with a spate of thefts from cars.   The offences occurred on September 29 and 30 in the Chandlers Ford and Hedge End areas.   All three are charged with 10 offences of taking from motor vehicles, four offences of interfering with vehicles,…

Have a Safer Christmas this year

          Christmas is a time to celebrate and have fun. But for some it can provide opportunity to take advantage of those who are vulnerable and susceptable to crime.   Eastleigh police want you to have a safer Christmas this year and under the banner of “Operation Cracker” they are cracking…

Hedge End police hold stolen property show

Residents in the Hedge End area, whose cars were broken into between June 15 and 21, are invited to attend the police station to see if they can identify property which has been recovered. Three property viewing days are scheduled:  Wednesday, October 10, from 10am to 6pm; Thursday, October 11, from 4 to 10pm and…

Woman witness sought over catalytic converter thefts

Officers from the Eastleigh Vehicle Crime Team are appealing for a woman witness to contact them as they investigate a series of thefts and attempted thefts of catalytic converters in Hedge End. On Sunday afternoon, September 9, the woman told staff in the Barrett show home sales office at Labburn Meadows that some men were…

Council buys police speed camera

Eastleigh Borough Council in partnership with Eastleigh Police has again responded to the wishes of local residents and acted to help tackle the issue of vehicles speeding in residential roads in Eastleigh town centre. A recent residents’ survey that took place in 2011 showed that speeding through the estates and main roads of Eastleigh is…

Thieves Steal Distinctive Quad Bike from Stoneham Lane

Police in Eastleigh are appealing for anyone who may know the whereabouts of a Black and Yellow Zhen Hua Quad bike. The bike is road legal and valued at around £2000. Registration LK11FCM. The bike was stolen from a training ground on Stoneham Lane sometime overnight on Tuesday 21 February. Also stolen was a New Holland…

‘Missing’ Eastleigh player jailed

Eastleigh FC midfielder Ali Fuseini who has been missing since his last game for the Spitfires on December 3, has been imprisoned for 10 weeks for motoring offences. Eastleigh FC had been worried about his non appearance at last Saturdays match and that he had not returned their phone calls However Southwark News has reported…

White van men in theft warning

White van men in Eastleigh have been advised to secure their vehicles after three white vans were reported stolen in a week, from the Eastleigh and Winchester areas. Between 6pm on November 9 and 7.20am on November 10, a white Mercedes Sprinter van was stolen from an address in Wilmer Road, Eastleigh. The van contained…

Road rage wrench attack

An enraged driver got out of his car and tried the smash the car window of another road user who had beeped his horn in a road rage incident on Chestnut Avenue in Chandler’s Ford on Sunday (Feb 20). The incident happened shortly before 1.30pm A 28-year-old man was driving a white Vauxhall Combo van…

Car window smashed for Ipod

Hedge End police have released an e-fit image of a youth they would like to speak to in connection with a theft from a motor vehicle in West End. The incident occurred at around 12.15pm on Tuesday, February 1 in Ingersley Rise, West End. A front window of a Vauxhall Corsa was smashed and an…