From the Crime Archives
22nd May A mobility scooter has been stolen from outside a house in New Mills. The black four-wheeler scooter, which has yellow writing on it, was taken sometime between 3pm and 4.50pm on Tuesday, May 16, from St Albans Street. Police would like to hear from anyone who can help with their enquiries into the theft. Anyone […]
2nd May Police are appealing for information after a car was damaged in Simmondley last week. A black Vauxhall Astra was scratched on the front and rear passenger side doors using a sharp instrument whilst it was parked up on Werneth Road. It happened sometime between 6pm on Saturday, April 22, and 6pm on Monday, April 24. […]
1st May Police are asking residents to be vigilant after youths have been seen throwing stones at properties and premises in the Brookfield area of Glossop. There have been a number of incidents in the past month of general anti-social behaviour, which has mainly occurred in the evenings. Witnesses have reported a group of kids throwing stones […]
28th Apr A gambler who murdered his friend, stuffed his dismembered body in a suitcase and set it on fire in a popular rambling spot near Tintwistle has been found guilty. Ming Jiang, 43, of Falconwood Way, Manchester, was found guilty of murder at Minshull Street Crown Court today (Friday). In October last year, police discovered the […]
28th Apr Two brothers have been fined after admitting selling cigarettes to an underage buyer from their New Mills newsagents. Derbyshire County Council brought the prosecution after carrying out a test purchase at Binns News on Market Street in October last year. Appearing at Chesterfield Magistrates Court, Kashif Mirzir, 33 admitted selling Mayfair cigarettes to a female […]
20th Apr A Facebook campaign raised more than £100 in two hours for a pensioner who had her purse snatched. But the 87-year-old victim declined the cash – which had risen to £145 – and asked for it to go to the Children’s Society branch in Glossop. Ali Fletcher, a chef from the Commercial Inn who organised […]
18th Apr Police have released CCTV images of a man they would like to speak to after a TV was stolen in Glossop. Sometime between 1pm and 1.30pm on Monday, March 27, a man entered the Co-op on Norfolk Street and took a Digihome TV from display before leaving the store without paying. Staff from the Co-op […]
12th Apr With the warmer months arriving, caravan owners are being encouraged to take steps to boost their security. Officers from the High Peak Safer Neighbourhood Teams are issuing security advice ahead of the summer months to help people to better protect their property from opportunist thieves. Safer Neighbourhood Sergeant Denis Murphy said: “Whether it’s on a […]
12th Apr Police are appealing for witnesses to an alleged assault at a rugby match involving Glossop’s rugby team. The Charlesworth-based club were playing a match against Matlock’s rugby team at Cromford Meadows on Mill Road in Cromford on the evening of Wednesday, March 22. But, towards the end of the match, at around 8.50pm, the referee […]
11th Apr A large quantity of high value metal was stolen from a site in Old Glossop. Two thefts took place at the Arconic site on Shepley Street – on Sunday, January 29m and Tuesday, February 7. Thieves tried again in the latest incident at around 11pm on Wednesday, March 22, by damaging the fence to gain […]