From the Crime Archives
12th Oct Police in Glossop are hosting a special hate crime themed surgery this weekend, as National Hate Crime Awareness Week begins. They are holding the event at Glossop train station between 12pm and 3pm on Saturday (October 14). There will be advice and information on hand, as officers try to raise awareness of the law surrounding […]
9th Oct A Hornby make model railway collection has been stolen from a home in the High Peak. Several locomotives, coaches and wagons were taken from the garage of a house in Heather Falls in New Mills. A power saw was also stolen in the break in which happened between 2pm on Saturday, September 30 and 11.15am […]
5th Oct Police are appealing for information after the tyres of two cars parked on the same street in Buxton have been damaged. The vehicles, which were parked on Clifton Drive, both suffered punctures after nails were placed in the tyres, sometime between Tuesday, September 19, and Thursday, September 21. PCSO Rachael Blackley, of the Buxton Safer […]
2nd Oct Police are appealing for information after the cash tin for the Tintwistle Honesty Box was stolen. The ‘Honesty Money Box’ was taken sometime between 5pm and 11pm on Monday, September 23, from the garden of The Bulls Head public house on Old Road, where it is based. Tintwistle Honesty Box offers the community of Tintwistle […]
2nd Oct A man had the exhaust and catalytic converter stolen from his van in Gamesley last weekend. Peter Baumper had to wait nine months for his Mercedes Sprinter to be converted and said he has been left feeling distraught by the theft. It happened sometime between Saturday, September 30, at 6:30pm and Sunday, 1 October at […]
21st Sep A woman had her purse snatched from her handbag in a charity shop in Glossop town centre last weekend. The purse was stolen in the RSPCA charity shop on Norfolk Square after a woman with a child was acting suspiciously. The victim said the woman was white and around 30 years old, while the child […]
18th Sep A burglar stole a bicycle from a house in Simmondley in the early hours of the morning. At around 5:15am on Monday, September 11, a thief stole a black Trek Marlin 7 mountain bike and a set of car keys from a house in Kestrel View. Witnesses reported seeing two slim men in the street at […]
4th Sep Police say burglars who ransacked a High Peak house and escaped with a huge haul could have connections with Marple, Hyde and Stockport. The theft was discovered on August 19 when a family returned from holiday to their home on Buxton Road in Whaley Bridge to find it had been turned over. A blue BMW […]
29th Aug A police officer has been sacked after being convicted of stalking a woman who he followed around a supermarket in Glossop and took many pictures of her.  Steven Hamilton (pictured) followed and watched his female victim as she shopped in the town’s Tesco store on two separate occasions. The 49-year-old took a total of 41 […]
24th Aug Police are appealing for witnesses after two suspicious looking men leaving a house on Chapel Brow in Charlesworth last Thursday afternoon (August 17). Officers are keen to hear from anyone that may have seen a duo in dark clothing feeling the scene of the suspected burglary, via a car that was parked outside the house, […]