Police reveal latest crimes

PUBLISHED: 10:17 25 January 2011

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Exmouth police are appealing for help with the following crimes. Contact them on 08452 777444, quoting the crime reference number if you have any information

Exmouth police are appealing for witnesses after a blue Vauxhall Astra parked in Bicton Street had its rear windscreen smashed.

Officers said the damage was caused sometime between the evening of January 8 and the late afternoon the following day.

Anyone with information is asked to contact PCSO Karen Capey on 08452 777444, quoting crime reference KE/11/74.

Exmouth police are appealing for witnesses after a rock was thrown at a vehicle in Brixington.

Officers said the car’s rear window was smashed while it was parked in Parkside Drove between December 21 and the following day.

Contact Exmouth police on 08452 777444, quoting crime reference KE/10/3218, with information.

Police last week seized cannabis from a home in Brixington after officers carried out a search of a property in Thomas Close.

Officers are appealing to the public to contact the police to report any strange or suspicious behaviour residents may see.

Police community support officer Chris Ball said: “If you notice strangers coming and going from a property or strange cars pulling up acting suspiciously, please inform us immediately either via telephone, direct to the front desk at Exmouth Police Station or e-mail.”

• Exmouth police carried out a misuse of drugs warrant and arrested a 47 year old woman, who is currently being held on police bail.

A car parked in Brixington had its wing mirror smashed off on Sunday morning, sparking a police appeal for witnesses.

Officers said the vehicle was damaged while parked in Richards Close sometime between 3.15am and 4.15am.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the police on 08452 777 444, quoting crime reference KE/11/72.

A gold ring was among jewellery stolen from a burglary carried out at a home in Salterton Road sometime between December 24 and the following day.

The police said the culprit searched a jewellery box before taking several items, including a gold ring with five diamonds across the top, a wooden jewellery box and a round pearl and green stone brooch attached to a gold chain.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 08452 777444, quoting crime number KE/10/3258

Police are keen to trace the culprit who damaged a wooden gate on a property in Salterton Road.

Officers said the double gate suffered criminal damage sometime between 7pm on December 30 and 8.30am the following day.

Contact PC Sallyanne Southern at Exmouth police station with information, quoting KE/10/3270

Drugs were discovered by Exmouth police after officers carried out stop and search duties in Salterton Road at the start of the month.

A man was arrested and charged with being found in possession of cocaine, the police said.

Police in Littleham are keen to hear from anyone witnessing the culprit who threw a rotary clothes line through a shed window.

Officers said the incident occurred in a communal grass area in Roseway at around 8.20pm on Tuesday January 4.

Contact PC Sallyanne Southern with information, quoting crime reference KE/11/31

A black Ford Galaxy parked in Littleham was scratched along its offside, prompting the police to appeal for witnesses.

Officers said the criminal damage was caused in Jarvis Close sometime between Friday January 8 and the following day.

The police are appealing for witnesses after an orange Renault Clio parked in Littleham had its nearside scratched.

Officers believe the damage could have been caused by a key.

The vehicle was targeted sometime between 5.30pm on Wednesday January 12 and 8am the following day.

If you have any information, contact PC Sallyanne Southern on 08452 777444, quoting crime reference KE/11/105.

A petrol lawnmower was found abandoned in Littleham on Friday January 14, sparking a police attempt to reunite the equipment with its rightful owner.

Officers said the mower was found in Midway and urged residents to check their sheds or outbuildings.

PC Sallyanne Southern said: “This is an expensive lawn mower which we would like to return to its owner as soon as possible.”

The owner will be required to identify the machine at Exmouth police station.

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