We are pleased to report that three males have been charged with 5 counts of theft linked to the theft of lead from church roofs in the area. Officers continue to conduct HI visibility patrols in the Driffield rural areas and Hornsea in an attempt to combat rural crime/farm machinery thefts.
We have received reports towards the end of the month of eighteen outboard motors being stolen from boats within boat compounds in Hornsea (5) and Wilsthorpe (13). These appear to have occurred on two separate nights. We ask you to report anything suspicious and consider upgrading securing if you are a boat owner.
Three persons where stopped on land with dogs and all were given a section 35 warning and given fairway letters regarding their behaviour.
Officers have also conducted speed surveys in the villages between us and Hornsea. We also assisted on a number of successful drug warrants within the area in line with Operation Galaxy.
We have also noted an increase in Anti-Social Behaviour due to the lockdown being lifted and youths spending time in parks while not being in education. We you ask you to report any concerns that you may have.
WARNING - Youths jumping in to cold water rivers/canal locks. There have been numerous reports to police regarding young people swimming in rivers and lakes. We would like to remind you of the dangers and real risk to life. The body’s response to being suddenly or unexpectedly immersed into cold water of around 15°C or lower will seriously affect your breathing and capability to move. Also with the effects of alcohol the situation can become very dangerous and potentially life threatening.