Latest Staffordshire Police Rural Crime Alerts
Friday, 10 November 2023
Investigation launched after three cows stolen from Staffordshire farm
An investigation has been launched after three cows were stolen from a farm in Stafford.
Thursday, 19 October 2023
Farmers sentenced over animal cruelty in Staffordshire
Two farmers have been sentenced for breaching animal welfare regulations after trading standards officers said calves were found in poor conditions with little food and water.
Wednesday, 18 October 2023
Pigs left injured as others are stolen from farm near Lichfield
Police say a number of pigs were injured in incidents which saw nine others stolen near Lichfield.
Friday, 6 October 2023
Owner overjoyed to be reunited with beloved family dog who was stolen in truck theft
A dog lover is rejoicing after being reunited with his much-missed terrier dog who was stolen along with his owner's truck.
Thursday, 5 October 2023
Hunt on to find missing dog after pick-up truck stolen from farm
A dog is missing after a pick-up truck was stolen from a Midlands farm.
Thursday, 21 September 2023
Staffs Police tell farmers to be wary after spate of high-value thefts
Police in Staffordshire are urging for more information following a spate of thefts on farms in recent days, including two tractors and a high-value GPS system.
Tuesday, 19 September 2023
50 bales of hay 'slashed' as police investigate criminal damage on Staffordshire farm
Officers said the damage had left the farmer £2,000 out of pocket
Monday, 18 September 2023
GPS in value of £10,000 stolen from Staffordshire farm
Staffordshire Police's Rural Crime Team said the GPS was stolen from the Newborough area of Burton-on-Trent
Monday, 4 September 2023
Farmers warned to up security as tractor theft spate hits Midlands
Farmers are being advised to increase vehicle security following a spate of 20 high-value tractors thefts in Staffordshire and Shropshire.
Friday, 25 August 2023
Dozens of firefighters battle 'deliberate' 150 hay bale blaze in South Staffordshire
Dozens of firefighters from seven stations rushed to battle a 20-foot "deliberate" inferno involving around 150 bales of hay.
Friday, 19 May 2023
Naked jogger previously seen in the Peak District spotted after three-year break
Cheshire Police has previously appealed for information about reports of a man running around rural areas "with his crown jewels on show" or obscured by a "teeny tiny bum-bag".
Monday, 24 April 2023
Stolen Mercedes leads police to rural chop shop where officers find more nicked vehicles
The search for a stolen Mercedes in Staffordshire ended up uncovering more missing vehicles at a chop shop.
Wednesday, 19 April 2023
Appeal after more than 400 tree saplings stolen
We received reports of tree saplings stolen from a premises off Dosthill Road between Saturday (8 April) and Wednesday (12 April).
Tuesday, 18 April 2023
Man arrested after three horses stabbed
We were called to an address near Willowbank in Fazeley at 8.04am on Sunday (16 April) following reports that three horses had been found with multiple stab wounds.
Saturday, 15 April 2023
Pregnant sheep stolen from East Staffordshire farm
Five ewes that are due to lamb soon were stolen overnight from a village in East Staffordshire. The sheep were taken between 11pm and 5am overnight on between Friday night and Saturday morning, April 7 and 8.