September 2009 report

Operation Radar

An intelligence led operation targeting Rogue Traders, distraction burglars and metal/fuel thefts.

The main reports are of diesel/oil thefts, mainly from industry and farms, bogus charity collections at the door and bogus household checks on utilities.


Main crimes recently consist of:


Criminal damage.
Cycle theft x 2.
Vehicle damage x 2.
Shed burglary x 2.


Arson (garden Shed) x 2.


Wood Norton road, criminal damage around 20.15 hrs on 5th Sept. A wing mirror of a car was deliberately broken off and thrown onto the roof of the village hall. Also, criminal damage on Guist Bottom Road between 1100hrs on 5th and 1100hrs on 7th September, a wooden garden chair was stolen from a front garden and later found smashed.


Cycle theft in UK between January and August this year is 1,327; 194 in Great Yarmouth and 69 in North Norfolk.

Plastic card tip!!!! Unless you are making a purchase online or by telephone, DO NOT disclose the 3 digit security number on the back of the card for any reason.

Also, remember your bank will never ask you for PIN number(s).

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