Driffield and Rural

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Meet Your Team

Insp Robert Cocker
Insp Robert Cocker
Sgt 0505 Georgina Kirkwood
Sgt 0505 Georgina Kirkwood
Sgt 1649 Chris Whitehead
Sgt 1649 Chris Whitehead
PC 0680 Martin Phillips
PC 0680 Martin Phillips
PC 1436 Richard Metheringham
PC 1436 Richard Metheringham
PCSO 7614 Chris Webster
PCSO 7614 Chris Webster
PCSO 7656 Claire Watson
PCSO 7656 Claire Watson
PCSO 7670 Faye Nicholson
PCSO 7670 Faye Nicholson

Community Alerts

Garage Burglaries (Humberside Police)

Wednesday, 24 Feb 2021 12:02
Humberside Police
Residential: Burglary alert

Recruitment window opens soon (Humberside Police)

Wednesday, 10 Feb 2021 15:59
Humberside Police
Recruitment message

Rural Task Force East Riding of Yorkshire (Humberside Police)

Tuesday, 9 Feb 2021 12:59
Humberside Police
Rural Matters

Recruiting for Special Constables in your area (Humberside Police)

Monday, 1 Feb 2021 10:57
Humberside Police
Recruitment message

Safe and Sound Fund (Humberside Police)

Wednesday, 27 Jan 2021 13:55
Humberside Police
Community Safety News

Toyota Auris Catalytic Converter Theft (Humberside Police)

Tuesday, 26 Jan 2021 08:25
Humberside Police
Vehicle crime

What's Happening In Your Area?

Details

Local News update

Shop lifting in the Driffield area has seen a slight increase with two individuals being placed on the Driffield shop watch and excluded from participating shops for 12 months.

GPS systems also continue to be stolen from agricultural vehicles in the area so please be vigilant and report anything suspicious at the time.

OP Galileo continues to deter hare coursing within the area. We have issued several Covid/Road Traffic Offence tickets to males from out of the area. 

A Driffield teenager, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has been charged with criminal damage and assault and handed a Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO) following two incidents in Driffield.

The Rural task force team started on Monday the 25 January. They will be based at Driffield Police Station and consist of 1 Police Sergeant and 4 Police Constables who will be tackling rural crime through the East Riding. They will be building working relationships with our local rural communities, groups and businesses. Alongside using pro-active disruption tactics they will also be investigating wildlife crime including hare coursing, badger baiting, raptor persecution and fox hunting.

Rural Crime – Farm Thefts

Patrols continue to visit the remote rural areas across both Wards In order to try and prevent thefts and criminal damage. Officers will continue to conduct drop-ins to farms and businesses to offer advice on target hardening their assets. Although Tractor GPS thefts appear to have reduced we have had one report of a GPS unit being stolen from a Farm in Carnaby.

Operation Galileo

As harvest has now finished and the fields are ready for the sowing of new crops, officers from across the East Riding of Yorkshire area continue to engage in the prevention and detection of wildlife offences and poaching across the ward area. Officers will be using intelligence, new equipment and volunteers in helping to identify offenders and obtaining evidence to form prosecution cases. If you see people with dogs in fields, and if safe to do so, please ring 101 and report the incident. Police log 333/336 Hare coursing 3 males given fairway Letters regarding their behaviour, 1 vehicle seized and another group where disrupted and left they area many thanks to Farm watch. Further incidents in the past month have led to 5 persons reported for offences relating to Hare Coursing, 18 dispersal notices and 20 Fairways along with a further vehicle seized. A further thanks go to the local Farmwatch for their continued support and partnership working in relation to the issues of Hare Coursing.

Operation Galaxy

Op Galaxy has focused on proactively tackling crime and those responsible for it with numerous arrests made and illegal goods seized. Please take a look at the news section on our website for frequent full updates and details of arrests made.

Last Updated 2 Feb 2021

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You can contact us by email: Driffield@humberside.pnn.police.uk
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