Latest Humberside Police Rural Crime Alerts
Friday, 1 December 2023
Two 'calculated criminals' jailed for stealing £200k worth of GPS kits
Two 'calculated criminals' have been sentenced to prison after stealing over £200,000 worth of high-value tractor GPS kits.
Tuesday, 7 November 2023
Hare coursing suspects left with nowhere to run after being tracked by drone
Three men suspected of hare coursing near Goole “had nowhere to run” after being tracked by a drone.
Thursday, 12 October 2023
Hare coursers banned from entering East Yorkshire and fined over £1,800
Three hare coursers have been banned from East Yorkshire and northern Lincolnshire and ordered to pay nearly £2,000 in fines.
Tuesday, 26 September 2023
Suspected poachers abandon crashed car in East Yorkshire ditch
Poachers are believed to have abandoned a car nose-down in a ditch after it became wedged, police have said.
Tuesday, 28 March 2023
East Yorkshire: Equipment stolen from two tractors
Humberside Police has reported that two 'John Deere Star Fire GPS Receivers and Screens' were stolen from two John Deere tractors whilst stored in a covered barn in a farm close to Wilberfoss.
Tuesday, 21 March 2023
East Yorkshire Badger Protection Group appeal for help to tackle wildlife crime
A badger protection group based in East Yorkshire has asked for the public’s help in cutting crimes against badgers.
Tuesday, 14 March 2023
Man handed East Riding's largest fine for breach of order for wildlife offences near Driffield
A man has been told to pay £1,281 for breaching an order handed to him for being involved in suspected wildlife offences in the Driffield area.
Wednesday, 2 November 2022
Bradford City player Kian Harratt fined for hare coursing
A BRADFORD City player has been fined for taking part in 'barbaric' hare coursing in the countryside.
Wednesday, 5 October 2022
Two men arrested following weapons and drugs bust at East Yorkshire farm
On Wednesday, September 28, officers from the Humberside Police Rural Task Force executed a warrant at a farm in Haisthorpe, alongside the neighbourhood policing team and Operation Galaxy following a reported theft.
Thursday, 1 September 2022
Around 180 vehicles searched after three-day Police operation to combat rural crime
PC Josh Fawcett of our Rural Task Force leads the operation. He said: “Agricultural and plant vehicles are particularly vulnerable to theft, with assets sometimes stolen to order.
Monday, 8 August 2022
East Yorkshire crop fire leaves field completely charred causing 'devastation' to farmers
This incident is just one of many fires that have broken out in East Yorkshire over recent weeks, as temperatures have soared to record highs. The local fire service have raised awareness of the issue and said this incident shows "the devastation caused to farmers' livelihoods when fire spreads so quickly in some of the driest conditions on record".
Wednesday, 3 August 2022
Lincolnshire farmer 'devastated' as calves stolen from farm
A North Lincolnshire farmer has been left 'devastated' after thieves made off with four prized Aberdeen Angus calves, only two months after being the victim of a violent burglary.
Monday, 1 August 2022
Criminal Behaviour Orders issued after wild animals targeted
Three men have been convicted of hunting a wild mammal with a dog and trespassing in search of game in Arnold in the East Riding of Yorkshire last year.
Saturday, 30 July 2022
Three men fined and banned from area after hunting with a dog
THREE men have been convicted of hunting a wild mammal with a dog and trespassing in search of game in East Yorkshire.
Monday, 18 July 2022
Slaughter of lamb is sign of 'Black Magic' warns councillor
The ritual slaughter of a lamb found in a Cleethorpes park is 'a sign Black Magic' says a councillor.