Criminal Damage in Tunstall

Report of criminal damage to a vehicle received at 9.40am this morning (15 January) in Summerbank Road, Tunstall.

Offender/s smashed the front passenger car window. Believed to have happened between 1am and 9am this morning.

Inspector Richard Simpson, Deputy Commander for Stoke-on-Trent North Local Policing Team (LPT), said: “This was a mindless act of vandalism and whoever committed this crime clearly doesn’t appreciate how much cost and inconvenience they have caused people.

“If anyone has any information or saw anyone acting suspiciously in the area please contact us on 101 quoting incident number 157 of January 15.”

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UPDATE: Third person charged over damage to Stoke house

A third person has been charged in connection with damage to a house in Goldenhill, Stoke-on-Trent last November.

Eileen Price, aged 48, of Kidsgrove Road, Stoke-on-Trent, is charged with conspiring to cause criminal damage with intent to endanger life and with conspiring to steal a vehicle, namely a 32 tonne skip loader.

She has been bailed to appear before magistrates at Newcastle on February 16.

Patrick Maughan, aged 36, from Penlake Lane in St Helens, Merseyside, and Thomas Maughan, aged 30, from Penlake Lane, St Helens, Merseyside, appeared before magistrates in Newcastle today, charged with conspiracy to cause criminal damage – recklessly endangering life. They are both further remanded in custody.

The charges relate to an incident in the early hours of November 5 when a house in Broadfield Road was damaged. Six vehicles parked in the road were also damaged. The occupants of the property were uninjured in the incident.

An investigation into the incident is ongoing.

Criminal Damage in Stoke-on-Trent

We received a report of criminal damage at 8.30am this morning (5 January) at an address in Haydon Street.

Offender/s had broken a back bedroom window of the property.

Chief Inspector Neil Hulme, Commander for Stoke-on-Trent Central Local Policing Team (LPT), said: “This was a mindless act of vandalism and whoever committed this crime clearly doesn’t appreciate how much cost and inconvenience they have caused people.

“If anyone has any information or saw anyone acting suspiciously in the area please contact us on 101 quoting incident number 94 of January 5.”

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Criminal Damage in Goldenhill

Report of criminal damage received just after 8.30am this morning (4 January) at an address in Burnaby Road, Goldenhill.

Offender/s had smashed the rear window of a car.

Chief Inspector Adrian Roberts, Commander for Stoke-on-Trent North Local Policing Team (LPT), said: “This was a mindless act of vandalism and whoever committed this crime clearly doesn’t appreciate how much cost and inconvenience they have caused people.

“If anyone has any information or saw anyone acting suspiciously in the area please contact us on 101 quoting incident number 105 of January 4.”

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Criminal Damage in Fenton

Report of criminal damage received at 9.20am this morning (22 Dec) at an address in Evelyn Street, Fenton.

Offender/s had caused damage to a gate at the property.

Chief Inspector Rob Taylor, Commander for Stoke-on-Trent South Local Policing Team (LPT), said: “This was a mindless act of vandalism and whoever committed this crime clearly doesn’t appreciate how much cost and inconvenience they have caused people.

“If anyone has any information or saw anyone acting suspiciously in the area please contact us on 101 quoting incident number 149 of 22 December.”

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Criminal Damage and Burglaries: Penkhull

Report of criminal damage received at 6.42am this morning (22 Dec) at an address in Wadham Street, Penkhull.

Offender/s had gained entry to an outhouse and damaged the door. No details of anything stolen at this time.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Staffordshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 83 of 22 December.

Further report of two burglaries received just before 8am and 8.50am this morning (22 Dec) at addresses in Wadham Street, Penkhull.

In one incident offender/s had gained entry to a shed and stole tools and other items. The second incident, no items were stolen.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Staffordshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 104 of 22 December.

Chief Inspector Neil Hulme, Commander for Stoke-on-Trent Central Local Policing Team (LPT), said: “It is essential that people keep their homes, vehicles, sheds and outbuildings as secure as possible at all times. Opportunist thieves can strike in seconds and we need to make it harder for them to commit crime.

“There are numerous security devices available to protect property and I would encourage people to register their valuables at www.immobilise.com

“If you see, or hear, anyone acting suspiciously in your community then please call us on 101.”

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Witness Appeal: South Staffordshire

Officers are appealing for information following a spate of incidents at golf clubs across South Staffordshire.

The first incident was reported just after 5am on Monday 7 December when offender/s broke into Swindon Golf Club, Blackhills, damaged golf buggies and drove them around the golf course, causing damage to grass. Anyone with any information is asked to contact Staffordshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 58 of December 7.

The second incident was reported at 8.30am on Tuesday 8 December when offender/s gained entry to Enville Golf Club, Stourbridge, spray painted golf buggies, drove and abandoned them nearby. Anyone with any information is asked to contact Staffordshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 98 of December 8.

The third incident was reported just before 11pm on Sunday 13 December when offender/s gained entry to Penn Golf Club, Penn Common, drove golf buggies around the golf course and caused damage to the buggies. Anyone with any information is asked to contact Staffordshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 743 of December 13.

The fourth incident was reported at 10.35am on Monday 14 December when offender/s drove golf buggies, abandoned them and stole their batteries at Kingswinford Golf Centre, Swindon Road. Anyone with any information is asked to contact Staffordshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 222 of December 14.

If you have any information about these incidents call Staffordshire Police on 101 quoting the relevant incident number. Alternatively contact the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their Anonymous Online Form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org. No personal details are taken, information cannot be traced or recorded and you will not go to court.

Criminal Damage in Penkhull

Report of criminal damage received at 2.35 this morning (16 Dec) at an address in Boothen Road, Penkhull.

Unknown offender/s smashed front window of a property.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Staffordshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 40 of 16 December.

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Criminal Damage in Lichfield

We received two calls just after 5.30am this morning (2 December) reporting criminal damage to vehicles in Lichfield.

A white Peugeot Boxer panel van which was parked on the car park of St Peter’s and St Paul’s Church on Dimbles Hill, had three tyres slashed between 9.15pm last night (Tues) and 5.30am this monring (Wed). Incident number 64 of Dec 2 refers.

Another white Peugeot Boxer panel van, which was parked overnight on the car park at the rear of the bungalows in Stowe Street, had four tyres deflated by unknown means between 7.30pm last night and 5.30am this morning. Incident number 68 of 2 December refers.

Anyone with any information on either of the above incidents is asked to contact Staffordshire Police on 101, quoting the relevant incident number.

Alternatively, they can contact independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their Anonymous Online Form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org. No personal details are taken, information cannot be traced or recorded and you will not go to court.

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Criminal Damage Witness Appeal: Stoke

Officers from Stoke-on-Trent Central Local Policing Team (LTP) are appealing for information following a spate of damage to cars in the Bentilee area.

The incidents are believed to have happened between 4 and 6 November. Cars parked in Dawlish Drive have been scratched along the side panel, causing damage.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact PCSO James Boyles at Staffordshire Police on 101.