A CHESHIRE Police roundup of incidents in and around Tattenhall in the past month revealed there were 56, 26 of which were road and collision related.
This included the death of 17-year-old Josh Swift on the A41 at Broxton.
There were two incidents of anti social behaviour and two incidents of damage, but there seems to have been a rise in cold callers. If they do not have proper ID or you are unhappy with them in any way, do not allow them access and do not sign anything.
Theft of fuel oil continues to be a problem and police are warning residents to monitor the amount oil in tanks.
A dead badger found on the fields at the side of Rocky Lane had been shot with a rifle. There were tyre tracks close by.
A gamekeeper reported that a silver/grey 4x4 vehicle has been seen on fields locally, lamping illegally. Farmers have also found tyre tracks and gates left open. There were six incidents of cows being let out on local roads.
PC Owens remarked: “I have recently stopped four vehicles from outside of the area who were equipped to lamp with lurchers. There have been similar problems in Peckforton.”
As part of a cross border operation with West Mercia and North Wales forces, four vehicles were stopped and checked as they were lamping in fields around Farndon.
During the operation, which ran over two nights, over 225 vehicles and their occupants were checked. Arrests were made for disqualified driving and drink driving.