From the Crime Archives
20th Sep A Glossop business owner is appealing for information after roughly £100,000 worth of vintage watches were stolen from his office. Tony Wooderson, who owns Crystal Living in Brookfield found his workplace in ruin after thieves smashed the windows in order to gain entry to the office and safe in the early hours of Saturday morning. […]
24th Aug Animal rights charity PETA is offering a substantial reward for information after two hedgehogs were allegedly killed in Glossop this week. It’s believed the hedgehogs were set on fire sometime overnight between Tuesday August 21st and Wednesday August 22nd, within the rose garden area of Manor Park. Now, PETA are offering up to £2,000 for […]
9th Mar A man has received an additional jail term of three years for an attempted kidnap in 1977 which will be served consecutive to an existing 15 year sentence for historical abuse against two boys. John Hall, 70, of no fixed abode, was sentenced for the latest offence, against a third boy, at Minshull Street Crown […]
27th Feb Two men from Tameside have been jailed for more than a combined 30 years after robbing a Co-op Travel shop in Glossop, armed with machetes. The pair denied the offence in court despite bragging about their crimes on social media, with images of them drinking champagne in a hot tub. However, Karl Taylor (right), 40, […]
10th Jan Police are appealing for information after a blue car has been vandalised in Tintwistle.  The letters ‘MCFC’ – which could stand for Manchester City Football Club – were sprayed or painted onto the side of a Kia Picanto, parked near to the Valehouse Reservoir, sometime overnight between Sunday, January 7 and Monday, January 8. Police […]
10th Jan Police are appealing for information following a series of burglaries in Whaley Bridge over the Christmas and New Year period. Copper pipe and fittings were stolen from a shed on Shallcross Mill Road and tools were stolen from a garage on Elnor Lane, sometime overnight between Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. The shed is believed to […]
10th Jan Police are trying to trace two Good Samaritans who went to the aid of a man who had his jaw broken in an assault in New Mills.  Between 12:30am and 1am on Saturday, December 23, a 19-year-old man was walking along Church Lane in the town with four friends when they were approached by a […]
8th Jan The tyres of five vehicles were damaged on the same night on a street in Glossop.  The vehicles were parked on Corn Street, close to Manor Park, overnight between Wednesday, January 3, and Thursday, January 4, when the damage occurred. Police are investigating the incidents and appealing for any information which could help with their […]
3rd Jan Police are appealing for information after a number of power tools were stolen from an engineering firm in Glossop last month. Five drills and an angle grinder were taken during a break-in at the business at Turnlee Works on Charlestown Road, sometime between 2:15pm on Friday, December 8, and 10am on Saturday, December 9. Anyone […]
14th Dec A man and a woman have been charged with drug supply offences after heroin and crack cocaine were discovered at a house in Chapel-en-le-Frith. A Derbyshire Police spokesman said officers carried out a search warrant on Tuesday, November 28, on Marsh Way. He added: “They discovered drugs, believed to be heroin and crack cocaine, drug […]