Search

Crackdown on burglars in joint operation in Havering

12:00 07 October 2012

Archant

»Four vehicles were seized and six people were arrested for a range of offences in a joint police operation.

Havering police officers joined forces with their colleagues from Essex Constabulary to tackle crime across their joint border, on Tuesday October 2.

Insp John Goodwin from the North Cluster Safer Neighbourhoods team, who led the operation, said: “The criminals do not recognise any borders and it is important that we co-ordinate our policing operations with colleagues from Essex Police.

“My officers produced some fantastic work and we are all determined to tackle the dreadful crime of residential burglary and we will be carrying out similar joint operations in the future.”

Combat

In total more than 75 vehicles and 40 people were stopped during the operation.

The operation saw both teams working together to try to combat residential burglary and other offences.

They used a range of tactics including automatic number plate reading technology, knife arches outside of Romford and Harold Wood railway stations, search warrants and the deployment of unmarked vehicles to target known offenders.

0 comments

Latest News Stories

13:34
Crime on buses has decreased

There were 295 instances of bus-related crime in Havering last year, according to new statistics released by Transport for London (TfL).

Cassie Leeson, 15 with Jessie the cow at Wellgate Farm open day in Collier Row

Families were delighted to spend the day greeting ponies, sheep, cows, ducks and rabbits at a farm’s annual open day.

15:04
Reporter Beth Wyatt, executive editor Chris Carter and news editor Emma Lake representing the Recorder at First Step's table tennis tournament at Coopers' School

Twelve teams stepped forward, putting their pride on the line in a bid to be crowned sporting champions.

07:00
At the start, Arc de Triomphe, Paris, from left to right, Mike Day, Mark Chappell, Ian Frost, Dan Haines, Simon Elliot, Colin Mimms, Richard Lawrence, Chris Brown and Steve Lawrence. Picture: Havering & Brentwood Bereavement Service

A group of friends are celebrating after completing a cycle challenge for charity.

Most read news

News from your area

WW100

Click on the banner above for full coverage of the centenary commemorations of the outbreak of the First World War.

Competitions

Time to expand with the LeefiBRIDGE.

More iOS memory in a flash: Introducing Leef iBRIDGE.

The sell out 2014 event 32 Londoners, returns to the Coca-Cola London Eye!

The Coca-Cola London Eye is proud to announce that 32 Londoners will be returning this June, following last year’s sell out event. The event will feature 32 talks, in each of the London Eye’s 32 capsules on 32 extraordinary Londoners.

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Romford Recorder e-edition today E-edition
Family Notices 24


Our trusted business finder