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From the Crime Archives
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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 […]
11th Dec Police have released pictures of two men they would like to speak to about the theft of a purse in Glossop town centre. At around 8:15pm on Tuesday, November 28, a 58-year-old woman was in the Norfolk Arms Hotel on Norfolk Square when a man came around handing out leaflets. When he left, the woman […]
8th Dec A man from Stalybridge has been sentenced to 50 weeks behind bars after he stole a Poppy Appeal collection tin from Gamesley, goods from a store in Simmondley and also from one in Glossop. 30-year-old Dean Vincent Walker, of Cambridge Street, also answered charges of thefts from stores in Dukinfield, Stalybridge and a bar in […]
7th Dec Police in New Mills have been working with other forces to identify any youngsters who may be causing a nuisance in the area.  Officers from the New Mills and Hayfield Safer Neighbourhood Policing Team have been acting on reports of groups of youngsters visiting the town from other areas and working with neighbouring forces in […]
4th Dec A man distracted a woman in a pub in Glossop in order to steal her purse. A 58-year-old woman was in the Norfolk Arms Hotel in Norfolk Square when a man came around handing out leaflets. When he left, the woman realised that the purse she had put on the table in front of her […]