Latest Norfolk Constabulary Rural Crime Alerts
Monday, 6 November 2023
Norfolk police warning after spate of rural machinery thefts
A spate of machinery thefts from Norfolk farms and rural businesses has prompted police to warn owners of the importance of keeping note of their serial numbers.
Thursday, 19 October 2023
Norfolk Police arrest four men on suspicion of hare coursing in Walpole Highway
Four men have been arrested on suspicion of hare coursing.
Wednesday, 23 August 2023
Animal Rising protesters charged after Sandringham lambs stolen
Three women have been charged after Animal Rising protesters were recorded stealing lambs from the King’s Sandringham Estate
Monday, 3 July 2023
Police appeal after sheep worrying incident – Caistor St Edmund
PC Christopher Holmes of the Rural Crime Unit said there had been a number of anecdotal reports of livestock worrying.
Wednesday, 26 April 2023
Farmer Tony Martin 'doesn't regret anything' 23 years after shooting burglar dead
The pensioner, who was jailed for killing Fred Barras, 16, and seriously injuring Brendon Fearon when they broke into his isolated farm in 1999, may have to abandon his plan to appeal.
Monday, 27 February 2023
Family traumatised after pack of hounds destroys fox in their garden
‘It’s pretty disgusting really, I don’t know how people get enjoyment out of an innocent animal being ripped to shreds by 30-odd dogs – they can’t be right in their heads.
Saturday, 18 February 2023
Norfolk herbicide theft sparks rural crime warning for farms
Farmers and agrochemical dealers were warned to be on their guard after "well-organised" thieves stole a large quantity of herbicides from a Norfolk storage building.
Friday, 17 February 2023
Farmers warned after 'well organised' raid on Norfolk agrochemical store
Farmers and growers have been told to be on their guard following a 'well organised' raid on a major Norfolk agrochemical store.
Thursday, 16 February 2023
Police end case into robbery of child on Norfolk rural path
Police have closed an investigation into the assault and robbery of a child after a picture appeal failed to lead to new lines of enquiry.
Monday, 6 February 2023
Man guilty after letting dog loose in nesting birds area and throwing cameras in sea
A man has pleaded guilty after letting his dog loose in a nesting bird area on the Norfolk coast.
Wednesday, 19 October 2022
Suffolk woman arrested after milk poured over M&S employees during protest
It is also understood that milk was poured over two Marks & Spencer employees after they challenged the protestors.
Thursday, 6 October 2022
Rise in fuel storage thefts prompts police security warning
High prices have seen a rise in thefts of fuel stored on building sites and compounds in Norfolk.
Thursday, 6 October 2022
Conviction of gamekeeper Matthew Stroud: statement from Norfolk Constabulary
Following yesterday’s news that 46-year-old gamekeeper Matthew Stroud had been convicted, amongst other things, of shooting and poisoning at least five buzzards and a goshawk on a pheasant shoot in Norfolk,Norfolk Constabulary has issued a press statement which provides a bit more detail about the case.
Wednesday, 5 October 2022
Unlicensed dog breeder in west Norfolk fined £10,000 in court
The joint investigation was carried out by West Norfolk Borough Council with assistance from Norfolk Constabulary.