Latest Derbyshire Constabulary Rural Crime Alerts
Monday, 23 October 2023
Derbyshire fire fighters rescue dehydrated calf from muddy bog
A young calf was stuck up to her chin in mud when fire fighters found her and had likely been there all night.
Tuesday, 3 October 2023
Derbyshire Constabulary show they are protecting against rural equipment theft
The theft of farm and plant machinery is a serious threat to the livelihoods of many in the farming and rural community.
Tuesday, 26 September 2023
Forensic marking scheme to be rolled out across Derbyshire to protect farmers from rural crime
Derbyshire Constabulary said they had undertaken successful trials in Bolsover and would now introduce the scheme across the county
Monday, 25 September 2023
Derbyshire at the forefront of innovation with new rural crime partnership
Derbyshire Police and Crime Commissioner, has launched a new partnership board bringing together key experts to form a united front against rural crime.
Monday, 11 September 2023
Derbyshire man charged with theft of peregrine falcon eggs from local quarry
Officers arrested a man after receiving reports that eggs had been removed from a peregrine falcon nest at Bolsover Moor Quarry.
Thursday, 7 September 2023
Horse-riders fight ‘excessive’ plans to block lanes over fly-tipping
A national horse-riding organisation has objected to “excessive” plans to retain gates on several lanes hampered by repeated fly-tipping.
Wednesday, 30 August 2023
Find out more about tackling rural crime in Derbyshire
The Derbyshire Rural Crime Team is holding a rural crime event to bring together partners including Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service and the National Farmers Union.
Monday, 28 August 2023
Police appeal after combine harvester torched in Derbyshire
On Thursday 24th August, members of the Derbyshire Rural Crime Team were called out after a combine harvester that was parked on land near Red Lodge Farm, Eckington, was reported to be on fire.
Saturday, 17 June 2023
Man banned from entering Derbyshire over suspected theft
Officers from Derbyshire Police’s rural crime team attended an address in Sheffield and arrested the man on suspicion of theft.
Friday, 16 June 2023
Two arrests made over criminal damage at unauthorised encampment in Bakewell
Two men have been arrested by police following reports of criminal damage in Bakewell.