Posts Tagged ‘burglary’

Campbell not the only boat burglar

Sunday, September 22nd, 2013

A boat on the permanent moorings at Dundas had four solar panels stolen on Thursday night (19th September) and a silver bicycle was stolen from Sunset Strip on Wednesday.

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Another boat burglary

Saturday, July 20th, 2013

There was another boat burglary last week at All Cannings bridge according to Wiltshire Police Canal Watch.

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Boat watch proposed for Bedwyn to Devizes

Monday, May 6th, 2013

The RBOA rep for the eastern K&A, Jane Pollard, has had discussions with PC Teresa Herbert of Wiltshire Police. Jane says “PC Herbert is very keen to establish an efficient means of communication along her patch of the canal – mainly Bedwyn to Devizes – but there is an officer coordinating all issues along the length of the canal too. She suggested possible local meetings and realises that there is not sufficient policing of the canal. She wants to improve this.”

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Hire boats burgled at Avoncliff

Saturday, March 30th, 2013

Two Oxfordshire Narrowboats hire boats were broken into at Avoncliff in the early evening after dark yesterday and valuables including laptops were stolen. The spate of boat burglaries has continued but boaters have reported more information to the police about suspicious activity along the canal.

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Bikes found in Kintbury

Saturday, March 16th, 2013

We received a message from the police in Hungerford that some bikes were found in Kintbury. They may have been stolen from boats. Here’s the message and details of who to contact if you think they are yours:

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Boat burglaries: police patrol the towpath

Thursday, March 14th, 2013

Following the spate of thefts from boats in the past two weeks, police are patrolling the towpath after dark. They are calling on occupied boats to warn boaters, and also stopping and searching people on the towpath.

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Boat break-ins, heading west

Monday, March 11th, 2013

There has been a spate of boats being  broken into from Kintbury heading west, including Bedwyn, Brimslade,  Wootton Rivers and on Friday evening (8th March) Bishops Cannings.

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