Archive | July, 2016

Livestock rustlers are back

Last year Somerset suffered extensive livestock theft during the spring and early summer with sheep, lambs and pigs all stolen.  Avon & Somerset Police had hoped that the work of the Rural Crime Team  with farmers to raise awareness and promote crime prevention tactics had helped. In the early part of the year there were

Fatal collision at Othery

Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision at Othery two weeks ago shortly after 7.30am on 19th July at Grove Hill, Othery. A road sweeper was driving along the road when it was in collision with a skip loader travelling in the opposite direction. Sadly, the driver of the road sweeper, Piotr Polinski, 52, from Indroclaw,

Cash and jewellery stolen in Somerton burglary

Avon & Somerset Police are appealing for witnesses following a burglary at a house in Somerton in which cash and jewellery were taken. Burglers broke into the house in Acre Lane through a front window, sometime between Friday 1st July and Monday 4th July. Some of the items of jewellery stolen had great sentimental value