Latest Northamptonshire Police Rural Crime Alerts
Tuesday, 21 November 2023
Cambridge man fined more than £18k for hare coursing in Northants
Fred Holmes, of Eye in Cambridgeshire, was seen in a field in Warmington with three dogs that went onto kill a hare
Thursday, 9 November 2023
Caravan stolen from farm in Northamptonshire village
Police want to speak to anyone who may have seen anything suspicious
Friday, 13 October 2023
Machinery stolen in burglary at Oundle farm
Police officers are appealing for witnesses after a burglary in Harley Way, Oundle.
Monday, 3 July 2023
Northampton trio set to be sentenced after string of planned rural thefts amounting to £180,000
Police say the offences were “planned meticulously”
Thursday, 15 June 2023
NAMED: Fly-tippers hit with huge fines over rubbish left on streets in and around Northampton
Four residents convicted of fly-tipping offences in and around Northampton have landed whopping court bills after being dragged to court.
Tuesday, 13 June 2023
Three found guilty of dumping waste pay the price
Three people who have been found guilty of discarding of waste on the streets of West Northamptonshire have been ordered to pay £5,870 collectively.
Saturday, 20 May 2023
More than £50,000 worth of damage after barn fire in Northamptonshire village
The incident is suspected to have been arson
Friday, 5 May 2023
Wellingborough man appears in court to admit repeated animal welfare offences
On Tuesday, May 2, officers from the Force’s Rural Crime Team arrested Stark for again breaching the disqualification order, after they discovered he had been responsible for several horses, a donkey, and numerous rabbits and guinea pigs in a field in Hannington.
Friday, 21 April 2023
Major land-search near Corby after 'riderless horse' reported to police
Police say they’ve not been able to locate the horse.
Wednesday, 5 April 2023
Appeal for information after sheep dies following livestock worrying incident
One of the sheep later died, along with its unborn triplet lambs, with its death believed to have been due to a heart attack caused by the stress of being chased.
Thursday, 16 March 2023
Two Rugby men arrested after vehicles stolen from rural site in Northamptonshire
The 22-year-olds were arrested on suspicion of theft, failure to stop and more
Tuesday, 14 March 2023
APPEAL AFTER ATTEMPTED BREAK-IN AT HORSE YARD
Thursday, 16 February 2023
Dead otter found in Northamptonshire to be sent to Cardiff for post-mortem
A dead otter found near a Northamptonshire village is to be sent to Cardiff to try and establish how it died.
Friday, 10 February 2023
Conviction For Stolen Sheep
Hartley Crouch of Cottesmore Road, Ashwell, was recently convicted of theft after he stole a sheep, skinned it and fed it to hounds at a hunt.
Friday, 10 February 2023
Badger killed in illegal snare near Northampton
Witnesses are being sought after a badger was found snared in a field behind Glebe Lane in Great Houghton.