Number of calls for area:-208
Number of community related calls:-88
Alcohol seizures:- Consett is still top in the county for alcohol seizures from underage drinkers. Please ring 101 and ask for Consett Beat Team or send a private message on our Facebook page if you have any concerns for groups of youths who you believe are drinking underage or involved in Anti-Social Behaviour.
An address in Temple Gardens was broken into, early evening, on the 13th of November. Investigations into this incident are still on-going.
A pedal bike was also stolen from a garage in Dacre Gardens on the same evening however this is not believed to be linked.
On the 19th of November an address in Emma St had a vehicle stolen from a garage. Investigations into this incident are still ongoing.
The final incident relates to a burglary other at a restaurant in Consett. Officers from Consett were already taking a problem solving approach to an address in Consett and when officers attended the address on another matter property was recovered from this incident which resulted in a male and female being arrested.
Anti- social Behaviour and motorcycle incidents:- 33
Criminal Damage 10
There have been 4 incidents of damage to vehicles on Medomsley Road. 3 of these have been at the same address. It is believed this is linked to an on-going investigation.
There has been damage caused to a bus shelter on Medomsley Road. Investigations are still ongoing and officers have made attempts to identify the persons responsible by using unmarked cars.
A woman has been interviewed in relation to a damaged window at Superdrug. There has also been damage caused to a window on Middle Street and bins were set on fire at the rear of Matalan. It is believed youths are involved in these incidents and officers have been engaging with these youths and directing them towards other activities.
The remaining 2 damages relate an aerial that was taken from a car and a window that was damaged at Berry Edge View.
5 of these incidents are shoplifts 4 of the incidents have been detected and 1 is still under investigation.
The remaining 4 incidents are theft of a phone from a nightclub, a pedal bike taken from outside of a shop on Front Street and 2 incidents of theft from the leisure centre. .
Shopwatch relaunch 04/12/2013.
There are now 72 Neighbourhood Watch schemes in the Consett area covering 3657 homes with our latest co-ordinator covering the Villa Real Road. Recently a NHW member assisted in identifying a male responsible for an assault in Derwentside. Anyone else interested in becoming involved in Neighbourhood Watch can get more information by ringing 101 and speaking to Vicky Ord on extension 6642455
Next meeting Wednesday the 5th February 2014 7pm at Consett YMCA