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Posted: January 2, 2016 in Uncategorized

Thanks for visiting, but the site is now closed.

After much deliberation I have moved to the town centre beat.

10 years of happy memories in popley.

If you get bored and wish to follow my new teams work, then we can be found here: New Site

All the best.

PC Dan Carter.

5th- I issued a male with a cannabis street warning in Cross Street.

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6th- Cannabis warning issued to male in New Road.
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11th- Cannabis caution issued in Alencon Link.
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And a photo of some of our team in the town centre. We are on patrols this weekend to keep folk safe and prevent troubles.

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12th- I arrested a drunk and abusive male at the bus station. The male had allegedly made threats to kill a bus driver. The case is currently being investigated and the suspect is on bail.

13th- I arrested a male, in Deep Lane, on suspicion of going equipped for burglary and theft. *Update* The male was charged and remanded for court. *Further update* The male has been remanded, to prison, and he is awaiting his trial for various offences.

17th- I arrested a male for being drunk and disorderly on London Street. I’ve never been sworn at so many times in 20 seconds!! The male received an adult caution after he sobered up. The incident had come about after I had seized a bottle of whisky from the male.

18th- I arrested a male in Festival Place on suspicion of burglary. Updates to follow.

Then I issued a male with a cannabis caution near Eastrop Roundabout.
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Later I arrested a male at the bus station on suspicious of possession of class A drugs.
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In other news: I assisted PC Aiden Blackwell with several arrests for thefts of meat and alcohol. The gazette has printed a related news article: Food theft story

1st- A motorcyclist has died in a crash in Oakridge. (Gazette news story)

3rd- I crewed up with my old friend PC Rich Harrison. We attended Asda at Brighton Hill. Whilst taking a theft report we saw a youth stealing on a CCTV monitor. Chocolate was recovered from the drunken boy and he was returned home. Unfortunetly, the drunken friend of the male was verbally abusive, and threatening, so I arrested him. I’ve never seen so many youths capturing our work on their mobile phones…perhaps one for YouTube!
*Update* The boy received a ‘Youth Conditional Caution*

4th- I completed a long drawn out file in relation to a trespass case. In June 2015 travellers had set up on Shetland Road. The travellers were ordered to leave, but they soon returned. This was a breach of the 3 months no return warning. The head of the family has been reported for the offence. This is a bit of a test case, as I am not aware of this type of issue before. I will let you know how it progresses.

8th- I got back out, on bike patrol, today. I covered Popley, Oakridge, Rooksdown, and the town centre. I located a male smoking cannabis in Rooksdown. I issued the male with a cannabis street warning.
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9th- I took part in another town centre operation. I arrested a male on suspicion of theft. Over £300 worth of stolen perfume was returned to Boots. The male received a caution. A second male, arrested by PC Karen Binney, was jointly charged with the offence.

11th- As you may know, I predominately patrol on bike. Well today I went on a 30 mile bike ride out of work. Sgt Trev Taylor is trying to turn me into a Spartan like him!
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13th- I arrested a male, on Church Street, on suspicion of theft. The male is a suspect for 9 thefts in total. The male was too drunk to be interviewed. The male will sleep at the police station, and he will be interviewed in the morning.

*Update* The male was charged for a number of the offences. The male was remanded for the next available court date.

15th- PCSO Bex Mason and PCSO Jake Crosby advertising a local street meeting:
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18th- I arrested a male on suspicion of theft. The male had allegedly stolen from Morrisons and from the 99p store.

19th- I took part in a warrant in Buckskin. I issued a female with a caution for possession of cannabis.
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Later, I arrested a male on suspicion of common assault and criminal damage. The arrest was requested on behalf of Dorset police.

20th- I had a trip up to London to look after a prisoner. The traffic was awful!
Later I took part in a warrant in Winklebury. A large amount of suspected class A drugs were seized.

Even later..in fact too close to home time, I arrested a male on suspicion of breaching his ‘Criminal Behaviour Order’.

25th- In the morning I issued a £90 fine in Church Street. I had located a male with a spliff. The male had previously received a cannabis caution near the same location!
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Later, I arrested a female, on London Street, on suspicion of theft. The female was remanded for court.

26th- I arrested a male on suspicion of theft from the new Tesco Express in Oakridge. The CCTV is very clear :). *Update* The male was charged and remanded for court.

27th- I arrested a male, in the Market Square, on suspicion of theft. Unfortunetly Basingstoke custody was full. I escorted the male to Aldershot police station where he was later interviewed.

1st- I arrested a male, in London Street, on warrant. The male had forgotten to attend court apparently!

In other news: Sick attack on Popley lady. (News Link)

Also: I’m a bit of a motorbike enthusiast. I saw this beauty in the rear yard of Basingstoke station today.
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2nd- I arrested a male on suspicion of stealing aftershave from TK MAXX. The male was remanded and he will attend court in the morning. I must say that I was very impressed with the quality of CCTV from TK MAXX.

In other news: Man punched, on the back of his head, in Oakridge. The victims mobile phone was stolen. Can you help identify the suspects? If you can, call tel: 101 or crime stoppers. (News Link)

5th- I passed my ‘Personal Safety Training’ for another year!
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6th- I and others from the neighbourhoods team, took part in a drugs warrant, in the town. Later, I looked after a violent suspect at A&E. The male was recalled to prison.

10th- I took part in a theft operation in the town centre. I located two youths stealing from the 99p store! Parents have been updated.

More info of why I took part in the operation: (News Link)

15th- PCSO Bex Mason and PC Kerry Hayman attended the Popley Fields Community Centre for the youth club.
Bex got involved with some table skills.
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16th- I arrested a male, in Kings Road, on warrant. The male will attend court in the morning. *Update* the original offence was public order related. The male received over £250, in fines, at court.

Later, I issued a community resolution to a youth, in Marlowe Close. The male had been found with cannabis.
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21st- I arrested a male, in Basingstoke town centre, on suspicion of theft. Officers from the ‘Neighbourhoods Teams’ joined me as part of an anti ‘purse theft’ operation.

23rd- I arrested a very drunk male, at the train station, for breaching a court condition. Luckily for the male a decision was made to take him home, to Winchester, rather than a night in the cells.

26th- Whilst on route to Popley, I located a male wanted, for a shoplifting offence, in Winchester. I reported the male for the offence. The male admitted the offence and he will attend court in due course.

Later, whilst patrolling Oakridge, I saw a vehicle parked fully on the pavement in Warton Road. The vehicles owner has been issued with a warning leaflet. I will monitor the area and issue fixed penalties if needed.
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I arrested a male, on Kingsclere Road, on suspicion of theft. The male had £90 of stolen food, from Morrisons. The job has been handed to district CID to continue with the investigation. *Update* Due to the suspects previous bad character he was remanded to court. I will update you with the court result in due course. *Update* the male received over £200 in fines.
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30th- Officers from the ‘Neighbourhoods Police Team’ took part in another town centre operation to prevent theft. I crewed with PC Aiden Blackwell. Earlier in the day, a mobile phone was stolen from the Carphone Warehouse. Aiden arrested the suspect and I arrested a male, in connection with the case, on suspicion of handling stolen goods.
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1st- Whilst patrolling the town centre, I located a male whom was wanted for two thefts, and a burglary in Birmingham. I arrested the male. *Update* The male was charged with the shoplifting offences. Police from Birmingham collected the male, in order to interview him, for the burglary allegation.

In other news: Travellers have moved on to Shetland Road. The travellers were given a notice to leave by the police.
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Nearby in the underpass, human excrement is strewn across the path. I have updated the council. (Fix my street)

3rd- I had a very busy day. In the morning, I arrested a male on suspicion of theft from Asda. *Update* The male was charged and remanded to attend court.

Later, I reported a male for theft from Tesco Express, Popley. The male had allegedly stolen, 24 cans of lager, whilst drunk! The cans would have cost £30.
*Update* The male received fines totalling over £300!

Even later, I arrested a male on Church Street on suspicion of theft, and criminal damage. *Update* The male was charged and remanded for court.

4th- Overnight, the travellers moved, from Shetland Road, to Chineham Park. The travellers were moved on again today.
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Later I arrested a male on New Road for possession of cannabis.
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*Update* The male was charged, and he will attend court in due course. You may be thinking that is harsh for a small mount of cannabis, however, due to the males age, and repeated drugs use, it is necessary.

7th- Whilst out on patrol in Oakridge, I located a male on Vivian Road with cannabis. I had previously issued the male with a cannabis caution. This time the male received a £90 fixed penalty.
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Later, I arrested a male, on warrant, in the ‘War Memorial Park,’ for failing to attend Winchester Crown Court. The male will attend court in the morning.

8th- I arrested a male, on Shakespeare Road, for possession of cannabis. The male was charged and bailed to court.
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9th- I took part in a drugs warrant in Flaxfield Road. I issued one male with a cannabis caution.

In other news: A new parking leaflet has been created to reduce parking issues.
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12th- I located a Youth in the ‘Holy Ghost Cemetery’ rolling a cannabis joint… as you do!
The boy was issued with a ‘Youth Community Resolution’.
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13th- I crewed with PCSO Bex Mason for part of the day. Bex has been tackling poor parking issues in Warton Road. I issued one resident with a fixed penalty notice for parking on the pavement. I had previously warned the resident about parking in that location. Bex issued one of the new parking advice leaflets to a second car parked on the pavement.
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14th- Cannabis seized in Glebe Gardens. Two males verbally warned.
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18th- I issued a male, with a cannabis street warning, in Church Street.

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19th- I took part in ‘night time economy’ patrols in the town centre. I arrested a male on suspicion of sexual touching and breach of bail. The male was charged with several offences and remanded.

20th- Early in the morning, I arrested a male for breaching a dispersal order, and for being drunk and disorderley. The male received an adult caution.

In the afternoon, I issued a parking leaflet, to a vehicle parked on the path, in Warton Road.
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In the evening, on New Road, I arrested a female on suspicion of theft, and drugs offences. The female was charged for theft, and for attempt possession of a class C drug. The female was remanded. Pictured is a rap of Subutex, an opiate.
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*Update* The female received a two weeks prison sentence.

23rd- A very quiet day of sunshine patrols.

I did report an abandoned bike to the council (The Report)

24th- I had a strange old day today! I spent hours searching for a wanted male, I seized a bike, I issued a £90 fixed penalty for possession of cannabis in the War Memorial Park, and last job of the night was arresting a male, in the town centre, on suspicion of assault, section 4 public order, threats to kill and threats to commit criminal damage!!

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25th- I arrested a male on, Houndsmill Roundabout, on suspicion of breaching his bail conditions.

28th- I arrested a male on suspicion of rape. The job was handed to CID to investigate.

29th- I arrested a male on Church Street for breaching one of his bail conditions.

3rd- I crewed up with PCSO Rich Green, to patrol Oakridge. I arrested a very drunk and abusive male in Shooters Way. The male made several threats towards Rich and I. The male was interviewed when he sobered up! The male was charged with several offences.

4th- Whilst patrolling Glebe Gardens, I located a female with cannabis. After a struggle to seize the cannabis, the female slapped, and kicked, me! I arrested the female on suspicion of possession of cannabis and for assaulting me. The female went on to damage a police cell. The female was charged with all three offences. *Update* whilst patrolling in the town centre, the female approached me and apologised. This doesn’t always happen. I was grateful for her remorse.
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5th- I cycled over 20 miles looking for a wanted male. Just before the end of my shift another officer arrested the wanted male!

6th- I arrested a male in Lower Brook Street on suspicion of failing to appear at court.. and for possession of drugs and for theft of a baby photo, from a grave, in Worting Rd. The male was remanded, in prison, whilst he awaits his trial. The drugs were Amphetamin *Update* The male has been released but issued with a ‘Community Behaviour Order* I hope he can comply with the conditions!

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Please call 101 if you know who owns the photo.
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Also reported by the BBC.

11th- I located two males with cannabis in Glebe Gardens. The incidents were unrelated. Both males received cannabis warnings. It still suprises me how many people use drugs in this area. I will keep patrolling, and deal with offences robustly.
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12th- I arrested a male, in Church Street, on suspicion of theft from the Iceland Store. I had recognised the male from CCTV. The male was shouting, and swearing, and making threats to kill police. The male also spat on my leg. Obviously I was not amused. After a scuffle on the floor, the male was further arrested for public order offences, and assault police. The male was very drunk so he won’t be interviewed until the morning. *Update* The male was charged with all three offences. The male was remanded and he will attend court in due course. I hope he has a good excuse for his behaviour! *Update* The male was sentenced to 28 days in prison.

Later, I issued a male with a cannabis caution, in the Kebab shop, in Church Street.
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Even later, I was patrolling Eastrop Park with PCSO Dan Tompkins. I located a male with cannabis. The male will be reported for summons, next week, after he is interviewed, with his mother present. *Update* The male was interviewed at the police station and reported for summons. The male will attend court in due course.
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13th- A warning from Sentinel Housing:

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15th- I reported a male for summons. The male had stolen sandwiches from Marks and Spencers. I also enjoy sandwiches from Marks and Spencers!!

16th- I had a patrol of the VW day in the War Memorial Park. A chilled out bunch with no issues to report.
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17th- I arrested a male, on Oakridge Road, on suspicion of possession of cannabis with intent to supply. This is the second time I have arrested the male under similar circumstances! The male is currently on bail whilst his phones are scrutinised for evidence.
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20th- Whilst patrolling Popley Way, I located a male with cannabis, in an under pass. The male was issued with a ‘Youth Community Resolution’.
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21st- I located a male smoking cannabis in Walnut Way. The male will be reported, for summons, in due course.
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*Update* The male was fined at court approx £300.

22nd- I policed Jalsa Salana in Alton.
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23rd- I had another good day at Jalsa Salana. The message I got loud and clear was ‘Love for all, hatred for none’. We were certainly well looked after! Sgt Trev Taylor is a fan of the cheesy selfie!
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27th- It’s not all bad!
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28th- Whilst patrolling Church Street, I located a male urinating in public. I conducted a check on the male and he was shown as wanted on warrant. I have arrested the male and he will attend court tomorrow.

In other news..

Depending on your perspective, this is a good news drugs story. The Link

2nd- I have just got back from leave thus no recent posts.

Whilst patrolling Vivian Road, tonight, I located a male with cannabis. I had already, recently, issued the male with a fixed penalty notice, for possession of cannabis. This time the male was reported for summons. *Udate* The male received a £270 fine in court.
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6th- I arrested a male on suspicion of attempt theft of a TV. The male was also wanted for breaching a court order. The male will attend court in the morning.

7th- Travellers were back at Shetland Road this morning. The travellers were reminded that they were in breach of an earlier section 61 order to quit the site. The travellers were gone by 14:00 hours.
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Later, I located a male riding a motorbike on Carpenters Down. The motorbike was uninsured, with no tax nor MOT. The male was reported for summons. The male will attend court to tell the judge why!
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8th- I arrested a male, in Oakridge, on suspicion of burglary.

9th- I arrested a male in Black Dam for failing to appear at court.

Later, I arrested a female on suspicion of burglary and theft.

Last job of the day.. I located a youth, with cannabis, in Eastrop Park. The boy will receive a ‘Youth Community Resolution’.

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14th- I arrested a male, on New Street, for being in possession of cocaine. After a short interview the male received a caution.
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18th- I reported a Youth, for summons, after he was seen commiting several traffic offences, in Buckskin Lane.

Later whilst on a break at Costa, Worting Road… A drink driver pulled up at the drive through#! I arrested the male and he was found to have twice the legal limit of alcohol in his system.

Thanks to the member of public for the tip off ;-)

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20th- I reported a male, for summons, for failing to pay his train fare. This is a regular occurrence.

23rd- I arrested a male in Oakridge on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of class A drugs.
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*Update* The male received a 9 months YRO and a £50 fine.

24th- I arrested a male, at Basingstoke train station, for failing to attend court following his bail.

Later, I arrested a second male near the train station, for breaching a court order.

27th- Whilst patrolling Church Street, with Sgt Carl Holmes, I saw a suspicious male try to evade me. The male had two large joints of meat down his jumper! I arrested the male on suspicion of shoplifting. The male was later charged.

After I had booked the male in the police station, I went back to Church Street. I encountered a rather drunk female crying, and sat on the floor. The female had two bags with her containing stole M&S food.. 160 pounds worth. I arrested the female and she was later charged.

29th- I attended Winchester Crown Court in the morning. The suspect, on remand, refused to leave his prison cell, so the case couldn’t go ahead!

Later, I arrested a male at the top of town for failing to appear at court.

Even later, I arrested a male in Festival Place on suspicion of burglary. I handed the job over to district CID.

Drugs raids in Popley: (Click for the news story)

31st- I crewed up with new PCSO, James Headen. We patrolled all over Basingstoke, and we cycled more than 17 miles. One of the jobs, we got involved in, was a concern for welfare in Oakridge. A lady in her 90’s had gone missing. Luckily she was located at hospital.

Later, I located a male smoking cannabis in Winklebury. I will issue a ‘Youth Community Resolution’ at a later date.
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