Latest Surrey Police Rural Crime Alerts
Monday, 25 September 2023
Couple banned from keeping dogs after police raid 'worst kennel' which fed them bread and fast food
A couple from Horley in Surrey have been given suspended prison sentences, after a court found they caused unnecessary suffering to multiple animals in their care.
Wednesday, 6 September 2023
Farmers left demoralised after vandals burn and slash bales
A farmer and his team have been left feeling demoralised after vandals caused more than £2,000 worth of damage to their farm in Surrey.
Thursday, 23 March 2023
Man sentenced for hare coursing and breaching Criminal Behaviour Order in Crondall
A man has been sentenced following an investigation by the Country Watch team into hare coursing in the Crondall area of Farnham.
Saturday, 27 August 2022
‘Devastating cruelty’: suspended sentence for woman who neglected more than 100 horses and other animals
“As a rural and wildlife crime officer for Surrey Police, I have witnessed some devastating acts of animal cruelty over the years. This was one of the most difficult cases I’ve seen,”
Tuesday, 26 July 2022
Sheep 'butchered' in Surrey field as police launch investigation to find culprit
Police are appealing for witnesses after a lamb was stolen and sheep “butchered” in a Dorking field. The incident involving the livestock occurred around the hamlet of Forest Green with officers from Surrey Police receiving a report about it on Friday (July 22).
Wednesday, 29 June 2022
Farmer who built 'cheeky' £1million castle ordered to demolish it after planning row
A farmer who built a £1 million castle on his own land has been forced to demolish it.
Saturday, 2 April 2022
Police warn Land Rover owners as thieves target Defender vehicles in Surrey
Police have issued a warning to Land Rover owners in Surrey as they say thieves are likely to target Defenders. The four-wheel drive vehicles are reportedly 'highly desirable' to thieves.
Friday, 18 March 2022
Witness appeal following serious assault and catalytic converter theft
Police were called to Victoria Road in Staines just after 8pm last night (16 March) following several reports that a group of four men were stealing catalytic converters at the location. A man confronted the suspects and was attacked. He sustained serious facial injuries, including a suspected fractured eye socket, and injuries to his hand and fingers. He is currently receiving treatment in hospital, but his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.
Wednesday, 16 March 2022
Zane Gbangbola: Parents denied testing of Chertsey land they suspect emitted toxic gas that killed son
The parents of a seven-year-old boy who died in the 2014 floods have been denied an investigation into the land next to their Chertsey home they suspect emitted toxic gas.
Tuesday, 1 March 2022
Pumpkin the pug puppy reunited with her family
We are really pleased to say that Pumpkin the stolen pug has now been returned to her fami
Tuesday, 1 March 2022
Witness appeal after livestock worrying in Dorking
We are appealing for witnesses after a livestock worrying took place in Dorking on Friday 2 July.
Monday, 21 February 2022
Disqualified driver sentenced for stealing cattle trailer
A 31-year-old man from Oxford Road, Gerrard's Cross has been sentenced to six and a half months in prison for stealing a cattle trailer as well as driving while disqualified and without third party insurance.