Thirty-six crimes in 8 weeks

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.


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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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