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  • 8 Jul 2015

    Do you know where Dale Peppard is.

    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

    Crimestoppers and FACT continue to fight crime across the UK #Crimestoppers

    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
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  • 8 Dec 2014

    Crimestoppers tells Bedfordshire how to stand up to burglars this winter

    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
  • 29 Jul 2014

    Update in the Stephen McGowan murder enquiry

    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

    GMP urge public to ‘Give up the Gun’ with firearms amnesty

    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

    The post office and Crimestoppers join forces to stamp out crime against branches in Manchester

    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

    Crimestoppers launches second Scratch and Sniff Cannabis Cultivation Campaign

    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

    Crimestoppers warns the public not to be caught out in the ‘Game of Fraud’

    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

    CCTV released of robbery suspect – Wigan

    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

    £5,000 reward offered for information after man shot dead

    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. Three...

  • 28 May 2013

    Clocking the criminals in Hampshire and Isle of Wight

    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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