Weekly Bulletin 10th-16th October

News and appeals

24 arrests were made over the weekend in Arun and Chichester. The offences included domestic GBH, ABH, stalking, breach of peace, domestic assault, shoplifting, Threats to kill, theft from UMV and criminal damage.


If you feel passionate about addressing issues of speeding in the area where you live and want to make a positive difference to address this, why not join the local group?

You will be able to book out the Speed Indicator Device or Genesis speed gun yourself and deploy this at a time to suit you.  The device is really easy to use and you will have training before use.  You will be able to submit details of speeding drivers and at the least, a letter will be generated to the registered owner of the vehicle.

Below is the instructions on how to join – give it a go!
1. Type  http://www.communityspeedwatch.co.uk into a web browser.
2. Click on the [Register] tab and choose [Registration].
3. Click on [Join Existing Group].
4. Choose [Sussex] from the pull down and click [Continue].
5. Choose [Chichester] from the pull down and click [Continue].
6. Now choose [Wittering Area Speedwatch Group] from the pull down and click [Continue].
7. Finally complete your details in the registration form and follow the emailed instructions.

Crime summary

Chichester (WC1)

Portfield Quarry, Chichester – Between the 7th and 10th October, a portcabin was broken into and a GPS base station and GPS rover unit stolen.    Serial 0910 of 10/10.

The Hornet, Chichester – In the early hours of the morning on 11h October, West Sussex Fire and Rescue attended to a deliberate ignition of a bin.    Serial 0026 of 11/10.

Clay Lane, Fishbourne – Between 11th and 13th October, a garden shed was broken into.  Items stolen were:- Bosch grinder, welder, drill and jigsaw.  Serial 1060 of 13/10.

St Pancras, Chichester – Between 15th and 16th October the front door of a property was badly damaged; no entry was gained to the property.  Serial 0387 of 16/10.

Highland Road, Chichester – A property was accessed via an insecure door whilst the offender was in the garden.   A purse and cash was stolen.    Serial 1016 of 16/10.

Oving Road, Chichester – Overnight on the 14th October, a breaker valued at £2,600 was stolen from a digger.  Serial 0172 of 17/10.