Thirty-six crimes in 8 weeks

PUBLISHED: 14:33 10 October 2009 | UPDATED: 12:04 10 June 2010

BUDLEIGH Salterton police logged 99 incidents in a two-month period from the end of July until last month.

BUDLEIGH Salterton police logged 99 incidents in a two-month period from the end of July until last month.

Some 36 crimes were reported during this period, while 12 were deemed 'non-crime' by officers.

Officers received 15 miscellaneous calls, ranging from reporting a dead deer to individuals trying to access private WiFi broadband connections.

Some six calls related to road incidents, from minor road traffic collisions to vehicle obstructions.

Officers also dealt with seven alarm activations, 15 calls relating to concern for welfare and four missing persons calls.

During the two-month period, officers recorded two information gathering and intelligence logs and two nuisance calls.


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