From the Crime Archives
22nd Mar Two men stole cash after tricking their way into an elderly woman’s home in Tintwistle. The men gained entry to the house on Conduit Street after claiming to be from the water board. They told the woman, who is in her 90s, to go upstairs and keep flushing her toilet. Whilst she was doing so, […]
16th Mar Police are urging owners to keep their dogs on leads when walking through farmland, following complaints of sheep worrying in the High Peak. It follows reports of dog owners not having their pets under control and causing distress by chasing sheep and cattle, in some cases the sheep have been injured. A recent incident took […]
14th Mar A 24-year-old man has been charged by police in connection with burglaries across the High Peak, stretching back over two years. Officers from Buxton CID have been investigating a series of burglaries and outbuilding break-ins, which have taken place across the borough since 2015 and saw quad bikes and tools being stolen. James Chesterton, of […]
9th Mar Five people from across Longdendale and Tameside have been charged with various offences after a robbery at the Co-op Travel store in Glossop last year. Staff were allegedly threatened by two men and assaulted, while a large amount of cash was stolen from the High Street West travel agents on July 29, 2016. Yesterday (Wednesday), […]
9th Mar Vandals have slashed the tyre of a car in Hadfield. Offenders used a sharp object to cut the tyre of a silver Toyota Yaris which was parked in Albert Street Car Park. The incident is believed to have taken place sometime between 4pm on Friday, March 3, and 5.30am on Monday, March 6. PCSO Tracey […]
3rd Mar Three men from Sheffield have been charged in connection with a burglary after a BMW was stolen from a house in Glossop. In the early hours of Sunday, February 26, thieves gained entry to a property on Hollincross Lane. Once inside, they stole a Panasonic 46” TV, an iPhone 5S, and UGG boots, before taking […]
3rd Mar A dry stone wall belonging to High Peak Borough Council has been damaged and stolen in Padfield. Derbyshire police were contacted by the borough council following reports of a man in a tractor driving into a dry stone wall on their land, known locally as Roughfields, close to Padfield Main Road. The man is then believed […]
1st Mar An evil paedophile who abused a vulnerable schoolgirl and kept her hidden in his Hyde home has been jailed for 27 years. Michael Dunn carried out sex attacks on four women and girls in abuse carried out in Greater Manchester, as well as Teesside, in a sickening catalogue of sex crimes spanning five decades. The […]
1st Mar Motorists across Glossopdale are being warned of a crackdown on using phones whilst driving as tough new penalties come into force today (Wednesday, March 1). As of today, any driver caught using their phone for anything at all while at the wheel will be fined £200 and given six points on their licence. The increased […]
28th Feb The man accused of murder after a dismembered body was found in a suitcase at the side of the Woodhead Pass has appeared in court. Ming Jiang, 42, previously pleaded not guilty to the charge and appeared at Minshull Street Crown Court in Manchester for a preliminary hearing today (Tuesday). He is due to go […]