From the Crime Archives
22nd Feb Derbyshire police are teaming up with the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) to raise awareness after NHS members are conned out of tax rebates. The NFIB has received reports of NHS members being targeted by fraudulent tax rebate companies, purporting to obtain a tax rebate on the victim’s behalf. However, once the company obtains the […]
21st Feb An emotive film and learning package has been launched in schools across Derbyshire this week to highlight the dangers of online grooming. Kayleigh’s Love Story is a film that was produced last year about a 15-year-old schoolgirl, Kayleigh Haywood, who was groomed online by a stranger in Leicester and subsequently raped and murdered in November […]
16th Feb Residents across Glossopdale are being urged to express their views on community policing throughout the High Peak. Derbyshire police are looking for people’s opinions on the effectiveness of the Safer Neighbourhood Teams across the borough, as well as any general thoughts and concerns. Police say any information provided could help influence any changes to the […]
14th Feb South Yorkshire Police have arrested a man in connection with theft across the High Peak. Derbyshire police have been working closely with South Yorkshire Police and Greater Manchester Police as part of Operation Everman to target theft from vans in the High Peak. As part of the joint working, officers from South Yorkshire Police stopped […]
14th Feb A butterfly has flown away in Hadfield – but not of its own accord. A pair of metal butterflies were perched on the side of The Craft Barn in Hadfield. But, one night last week, one of them was mysteriously stolen. It’s believed the butterfly was taken sometime overnight last Wednesday (February 8) from the […]
13th Feb Wildlife management equipment has been stolen from the Woodhead area of Glossop. Over the last couple of months, from December 2016 to February, thieves gained access to moorland in the Woodhead area and made off with equipment which is used to manage wildlife. Police have not disclosed what the equipment is or where it has […]
9th Feb Four men were arrested on suspicion of going equipped for theft after they were stopped in New Mills earlier this week. At around 1am on Monday, February 6, police were carrying out patrols on Buxton Road as part of Operation Everman when officers stopped a BMW. During the stop, the men were found to be […]
9th Feb An elderly cyclist was knocked unconscious in Glossop earlier this week. Between 8.40am and 9am on Monday, February 6, a 79-year-old man was riding his bike towards the traffic lights on Dinting Vale, known locally as ‘the plough’. It is believed a silver car clipped the cyclist, causing him to fall into the road and knocking […]
8th Feb Glossop police are being urged to use social media to get local people involved in fighting crime. A Glossop police Facebook page was one of the suggestions that came up at a recent public meeting, held by the South East Glossop Residents’ Association (SEGRA). Inspector Barry Doyle, who is the head of High Peak policing, […]
8th Feb Police have released CCTV images of two people and an Audi they would like to trace after a van was targeted in Chinley. At around 1:30am on Friday, January 6, thieves pulled up on Princes Road and smashed the passenger side window of a white panel van before gaining entry at the rear of the […]