Latest Cambridgeshire Constabulary Rural Crime Alerts
Thursday, 30 November 2023
Tractor driver arrested after woman dies in three-vehicle crash
A woman has died after a crash involving two tractors and a Ford Focus on a major road in Norfolk.
Thursday, 23 November 2023
Peterborough council tracks fly-tippers with AI cameras
Cameras fitted with artificial intelligence (AI) are being used to catch people who illegally dump waste.
Friday, 27 October 2023
Cambridgeshire Police Rural Crime Action Team scoops national award
RCAT won 'Rural Initiative of the Year' after joining forces with the National Rural Crime Unit (NRCU) for Operation Walrus, which targeted GPS guidance system theft across the country.
Tuesday, 17 October 2023
Police catch men hare coursing and damaging crops in Warboys
Officers from Cambridgeshire Police have caught three men hare coursing and damaging crops in a rural Huntingdonshire village
Tuesday, 16 May 2023
Police vow to prosecute illegal hunting after man fined at Peterborough court
Police have vowed to prosecute illegal hunting across Cambridgeshire after a man was fined at court.
Monday, 24 April 2023
‘Rambo’ knife found on man fleeing police in March, Cambs
Officers from the Rural Crime Action Team saw the male who is known to them walk past the car park yesterday afternoon (Wednesday).
Wednesday, 8 March 2023
Cambs: Farmers warned to ‘be vigilant’ following rise in thefts
Cambridgeshire Police have issued a warning to farmers and those who own agricultural vehicles to ‘be vigilant’ following a rise in GPS guidance system thefts.
Monday, 6 March 2023
Villagers terrorised by TikTok trend that sees front doors kicked to beat of 2012 hit
Residents in Little Paxton, Cambridgeshire, say they have been startled by young people banging on their doors to the tune of a Kesha song for a TikTok trend
Sunday, 5 March 2023
Appeal as lead stolen from roof of Fenland village hall
The theft of lead from the roof has forced the cancellation of all events.
Saturday, 18 February 2023
Cambs Police deal with six men hare coursing near Ramsey
Cambridgeshire Police have issued dispersal orders, and community protection warnings to six men hare coursing near Ramsey.
Monday, 13 February 2023
Norfolk: Police catch men equipped for hare coursing
A car has been seized by police after officers stopped four men suspected of being involved in an illegal bloodsport.
Wednesday, 12 October 2022
Officers seize van full of stolen equipment heading towards Huntingdon
The Rural Crime Action team were on patrol in West Huntingdonshire at around 5.30pm on Saturday (October 8). They saw a van between Sawtry and Hamerton coming down a farm track onto the road
Friday, 2 September 2022
Digger thief caught after alert motorist gives high speed chase
A thief arrested after a passing motorist spotted him driving off with a stolen mini-digger has been given a suspended jail sentence.
Thursday, 4 August 2022
Police discover 'Aladdin's cave' of stolen construction equipment near Godmanchester
Officers from the Rural Crime Action Team along with CanTrack Global Ltd were able to locate the items. They were believed to have been taken very recently from an address in Sussex.
Thursday, 7 July 2022
Police appeal for witnesses after Cambs village barn set alight in arson attack
Police are appealing for witnesses after a barn in a Cambridgeshire village was deliberately set alight. Officers attended the arson in Wilburton on the evening of June 27 but were unable to find the suspects.