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- 8 Jul 2015
8 Jul 2015, 21:27pm
A reward is on offer as police continue to hunt a wanted man with links to Stockport and Wythenshawe.
Dale Peppard (01/03/1989) failed to appear at Minshull Street Crown Court on 8 December 2014, after being charged with possession with intent to supply cannabis and possession of cocaine.
He is also wanted on recall to prison.
It is believed he also...
- 2 Mar 2015
2 Mar 2015, 18:32pm
Crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers and the Federation Against Copyright Theft (FACT) are pleased to announce their renewed commitment to fighting crime against copyright thieves in the UK.
FACT is the leading trade organisation for the protection of intellectual property. It works closely with statutory law enforcement agencies to combat all forms...
- 24 Feb 2015
24 Feb 2015, 11:30am
Crime-fighting Charity Crimestoppers is today launching a campaign to raise awareness of the dangers of meter tampering and energy theft, while appealing to local and online communities for information on those committing these crimes.
The appeal is focusing on Newcastle and neighbouring Gateshead and looks to help bring down the £400 million...
- 4 Feb 2015
4 Feb 2015, 13:02pm
The independent crime-fighting Charity Crimestoppers is today offering a reward of up to £5,000 for information regarding the attempted robbery of a visually impaired man in Gateshead.
The incident occurred on the evening of Sunday January 25th when Alan Barnes, 67, was moving his wheelie bin from the side of his property, on Low Fell, Gateshead, to...
- 8 Dec 2014
8 Dec 2014, 0:01am
The independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers is launching a campaign this month to motivate residents in Bedfordshire to speak up regarding what they know about local burglaries or stolen goods.
Burglars are not concerned who’s Christmas they ruin, they don’t just target the rich. They don’t care if you’ve saved all year for that special gift...
- 27 Nov 2014
27 Nov 2014, 10:12am
Crimestoppers is today launching a campaign appealing for the public’s help in trying to reduce the amount of counterfeit money on our streets – with over £4 million already recovered this year.
In the lead up to Christmas the independent crime-fighting Charity is spearheading the ‘Fake Money Is A Crime’ Campaign to appeal for information on those producing,...
- 29 Jul 2014
29 Jul 2014, 11:48am
Detectives from Police Scotland continue their enquiries following the murder of 23-year-old Stephen McGowan in Greenock on Sunday 27 July 2014.Mr McGowan was found dead in a common close in Tobago Street, Greenock in the early hours on Sunday 27 July 2014.Detective Chief Inspector Jim Smith from Police Scotland’s Major Investigation Teams said:“I...
- 11 Jul 2014
11 Jul 2014, 0:01am
Greater Manchester Police is appealing for people to ‘Give up the Gun’ with a two week amnesty for the surrender of firearms and ammunition, starting at 7am on Saturday 12 July.
It’s been six years since the last firearms amnesty in Greater Manchester, where the force asks members of the public to surrender unlawfully held or unwanted guns and ammunition...
- 8 Jul 2014
8 Jul 2014, 13:35pm
All images (c) Joel Goodman
Independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers is joining forces with Post Office Limited to help ‘stamp out’ crime against branches across Manchester.
The two organisations are officially partnering up to tackle crimes committed in the city against post office branches, while also appealing to the good nature of the local...
- 26 Jun 2014
26 Jun 2014, 0:01am
ndependent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers is today launching the second phase of its campaign to tackle cannabis cultivation in areas across the UK, following on from the success of its first project last year.
Once again, the charity and police forces across the country will be distributing “scratch and sniff” cards to the public to educate and...
- 5 Jun 2014
5 Jun 2014, 15:53pm
Independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers is today launching a campaign educating the public about the key scam threats in the UK through an interactive microsite.
Crime figures show a near 60 per cent rise in reported fraud over the past five years boosted by a rise in identity theft and online scams costing the UK economy £63m per year. To...
- 21 Mar 2014
21 Mar 2014, 14:24pm
Detectives investigating a robbery at a jewellers have released CCTV footage of the suspect.
At around 2.30pm on Tuesday 4 February 2014 a man walked into a jeweller’s on Preston Road, Standish and stole three rings to the value of £6000.
He tried on several rings before running towards an open cabinet display, where he grabbed three rings and ran...
- 29 May 2013
29 May 2013, 11:13am
A reward of up to £5,000 is being offered by Crimestoppers for information after a man was shot dead as his young family slept nearby in Stevenage.
Thomas Ward, who was 21 years old and a father to his five day old daughter Lilly was murdered on Dyes Lane, Stevenage at around 11.25 pm on Tuesday April 23rd as he lay in bed with his wife Theresa.
- 28 May 2013
28 May 2013, 10:51am
Crimestoppers has paid tribute to a Hampshire police officer for dedicating 13 years to the charity and to fighting local crime.
PC Simon Wright was presented with a commemorative clock at the charity’s Regional Conference to mark his time working with the Crimestoppers Hampshire and Isle of Wight committee.
“Simon has played a vital role...
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