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 will be interviewed when he sobers up!
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.
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.
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’.
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 ;-)
20th- I reported a male, for summons, for failing to pay his train fare. This is a regular occurrence.
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.
3rd- Paperwork and lots of emails :(
4th- I verbally warned a male for smoking cannabis in Carpenters Down.
Pictured above is PC Stacy Beale and PD Graceson.
9th- In the morning I arrested a male in the town centre. The male had allegedly threatened to cut the throat of a female.
The job was handed to District CID.
12th- I reported a male for summons for allowing his premises to be used for drugs offences.
1st- Whilst patrolling Popley Way, I located a male smoking a rather large cannabis spliff. The male was issued with a cannabis street warning.
Later, whilst patrolling Winchester Road, I located a male with cannabis, and mephedrone. The male was reported for the offences of illegally possessing class B drugs. The male will attend court in due course.
3rd- I arrested a male from Old Basing on suspicion of criminal damage, and section 4a public order. The male has been bailed for further enquiries.
7th- I located a male near Shakespeare Road in possession of cannabis, and amphetamine. I reported the male for the offences. The male will attend court in due course. The lower photo shows the chemicals used to test the drug.
8th- Whilst patrolling Glebe Gardens, I located a female smoking a cannabis spliff. The female was also in possession of a baggy containing herbal cannabis. The female received a cannabis warning. Later in Lower Brook Street, I located a male with a cannabis spliff and a tin containing herbal cannabis. Thirty pounds worth I was told! The male received a £90 fixed penalty notice. An expensive day!
11th- I located a male, in the War Memorial Park, with cannabis. The male was issued with a cannabis street warning.
12th- I took part in a drugs warrant today. More Info
14th- I arrested a female on suspicion of multiple fraud offences.
I had a lovely trip to Spain.
2nd- Today was my first day back for some weeks. I crewed up with PC Tom Bailey. Tom is on an attachment, with our team, for a few weeks. Whilst patrolling Popley, I searched a male on suspicion of possession of drugs. I located over 30 wraps of suspected class A drugs on the male. I arrested the male, and he will be interviewed tomorrow morning by district CID.
4th- Both PCSO’s Rob Nicklin and Addison Maker have now left Popley. The new team now covering Popley and Oakridge are:
Neigbourhood Team Managers:
PC Dan Carter:
PC Kerry Hayman:
PC Karen Binney:
Police Community Support Officers:
PCSO Rebecca Mason:
PCSO Richard Green:
4th- I had a pretty decent late shift. Several NPT managers crewed up for hotspot patrols. My first job was to issue a male with a community resolution. The male had been urinating near the bridge between Oakridge and Shakespeare Road.
Later, whilst patrolling near Shakespeare Road, I stop searched a male in suspicious circumstances. Shortly after I arrested the male on suspicion of possession of class A and class B drugs, with intent to supply. DCID will interview the male in the morning.
After lunch I arrested a male, in Oakridge, on suspicion of theft.
9th- I had another great patrol, in Popley and Oakridge, in the sun. I issued a male with a cannabis street caution in Shetland Road.
10th- PC Tom Bailey arrested a Popley male, in the town centre, on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of class A drugs.
Later, whilst patrolling Popley, I searched a male in Shakespeare Road. The male was in possession of cannabis. I arrested the male on suspicion of possession of cannabis with intent to supply. The male was interviewed by DCID and bailed for further enquiries.
13th- PC Tom Baileys last day with me. We had fun!
15th- I arrested a male on Vyne Road for failing to comply with his bail conditions. The male was originally arrested for theft.
16th- My only job of note today was… I asked a rather drunk male, wearing a Darth Vader suit, to behave himself and move on. The Jedi had been waving his light saber about in the town centre.
17th- Whilst patrolling near Winklebury I located a male with a suspected class A drug. I arrested the male. The male was wanted for a separate offence and he was later arrested on suspicion of burglary.
20th- Travellers have moved on to the grass area near Shetland Road/Maldive Road. I have emailed the council tonight.
21st- I have reported human excrement in the underpass off of Carpenters Down (The Link).
25th- I was on a plain clothes operation in the town centre today. I arrested a male on suspicion of several thefts. A stolen item was recovered. The job was handed to DCID to investigate. Update to follow.
27th- Whilst patrolling the ‘War Memorial Park’ in the town centre, I located two youths with cannabis. The youths will receive a ‘Youth Community Disposal’.
4th- I arrested a male on suspicion of making threats to commit criminal damage. The Metropolitan police had requested the arrest. An officer from London will attend Basingstoke station to deal with the job.
8th- News Report from the Gazette. House fire tragedy.
In other news: I met with ASB officer, Matt Tatum, at Sentinel Housing. We discussed various on-going Popley cases.
Finally for today.. You may have noticed a re-designed website. This is to reflect the new changes in my role, and beat areas. From April 2015, I along with a team of PC’s and PCSO’s, will be covering Popley and Oakridge. I will update you more, with the way things will work, just as soon as I know for sure.
11th- I assisted with a scene guard in Andwell.
Later, I arrested a male in Popley on suspicion of assault. The job was handed to District CID to investigate.
12th- I attempted several warrant arrests today. All negative :(
16th- and 17th- I patrolled Marnel Park with, ex traffic officer, PC Harrison. We are continuing with efforts, to educate poor parkers, in the area.
In other news: I arrested a male, on Norn Hill, on suspicion of theft. The job was handed to District CID to investigate.
1st- I arrested a male for failing to appear at court. The Metropolitan police had requested the arrest.
2nd- Man attacked in Popley.. Reported by the Gazette. News link
9th- I arrested a male in the town centre. The male was a named suspect for a theft. I handed the job over to District CID.
10th- I located a male in Glebe Gardens with cannabis. I arrested the male on suspicion of possession of cannabis with intent to supply. I further arrested the male for assaulting me! The male was charged with assault police. The male will receive a caution for the drugs offence.
16th- In the morning, I assisted Sentinel Housing with an eviction in Oakridge.
Later, I joined other ‘Safer Neighbourhood Managers’ to assist with a drugs job in Winklebury.
17th- I assisted shift officers with a shop lifting incident in Primark. A female had attempted to steal clothing. I issued the female with a community resolution. Primark will liase with a civil debt recovery service to finalise the issue.
As a happy coincidence, both the male and female were wanted for separate offences.
28th- I attended Alencon Link to assist ‘Community Safety Patrolling Officer’, Alan Wilkinson. Alan had located a couple with cannabis. The female was elligible for a cannabis caution. The male was arrested due to his previous history of drugs offences. I handed the job over to District CID.
2- My first day back this year. I crewed with PC Harrison to patrol Popley and Kempshot. I located a car, parked in Teal Crescent, with cannabis on the passenger seat!
Later, I located The car owner, and I issued the male with a cannabis warning.
In other news: I reported graffiti, to the council, via fix my street. The unsightly graffiti was on the side of a house in Abbey Road.
7th- I chaired the first PSNP meeting of the year. The PSNP voted on drugs, as an issue, to tackle.
8th- I located a male, smoking a Cannabis spliff, at the rear of the train station. The male received a cannabis street warning.
10th- I’m on the new ‘Neighbourhood Policing Team Course’ next week. I will be back on the 20th of Jan. Stay safe.
12th- Street robbery, again, in Popley. This was reported, by the Gazette, today. The incident happened in the 9th of January. News Link
In other news: I have completed a week long training course at police Headquarters. I was on the very first ‘Neighbourhood Policing Team’ course, learning about my roles, and responsibilities in the new world. From April 2015, we will no longer be called the ‘Safer Neighbourhood Teams’. I had a very interesting time at the course. I am looking forward to getting stuck in. I will update you more as my role evolves.
16th- Most Hampshire officers to receive, personal issue, body worn cameras, by the end of the year. News on body worn video
24th- PC Rich Harrison, and I, assisted shift officers with various jobs across town. The jobs included assault, noise disputes, and neighbour issues.
25th- I arrested a male on suspicion of common assault, and on suspicion of breach of a restraining order. Unfortunetly, all the cells were full at Basingstoke so the chap was escorted to Aldershot. CID will be investigated the offences.
26th- For the first half of my duty I looked after a vulnerable male in Basingstoke custody.
Later I crewed with PC Harrison to patrol Buckskin. PC Harrison arrested a male outside the CO-OP on suspicion of possession of a machete!
29th- I took details of a suspicious incident at CMT, Wade Rd. In the early hours of the 28th of January, two vehicles pull up at the company. Four men exit the vehicles and cause damage to property. If you recognise the vehicles, please let me know.
30th- I attended Sentinel Housing Association for a multi agency meeting.
In other news: Did you witness a car crash today in Popley? News Story
Later, PC Rich Harrison, and I, assisted in Woolverton with a missing person. An elderly female was reported missing in the woods. Rich and I joined an officer, and his dog, from the ‘Hampshire search and rescue team’. At the time Rich and I finished, at 04:00 hours, the female was still missing. *update* The female was found, safe,
in the woods, this morning. (2/12/2014)
4th- The post office on Priestley Road intercepted a strange smelling parcel. You guessed it.. Weed! or cannabis as I call it. I am currently investigating this. *Update* I later interviewed a suspect, but he was released without charge.
5th- I attended a meeting with the PSNP deputy Chair (Terry Jones) Terry currently has a visitor staying with him from overseas. Ira is a teacher from Minsk. Ira and I discussed the differences between policing in the UK and in Minsk. We had an interesting chat.
Much later whilst patrolling Popley, I became involved in a job off of Tortuga Walk. 3 males were arrested on suspicion of drugs offences and thefts of peddle cycles. I will update more when I can. *Update* Three males are currently on bail.
This bike was seized and suspected to be stolen. Is this your bike? Call 101 and leave a message for me.
11th- I assisted with a drugs job off patch. Cannabis was smelt coming from an address in Wiltshire Cresent. Two people were arrested but later de-arrested. A female was given an £90 fixed penalty notice for possession of cannabis.
Later I was back on the beat. I arrested a male on John Hunt Drive on suspicion of theft of a push bike. I also arrested the male on suspicion of possession of class A drugs. The drugs were later tested and found to be heroin. I completed a prisoner handover as I was late off.
*Update* The male was charged and remanded.
12th- I assisted shift with a male detained under a European arrest warrant. The male had attempted to run from police and had possibly broken his foot. I looked after the prisoner at NHH whilst he received Xrays and triage.
16th- I arrested a male, in Oakridge, for failing to return on bail. The male was charged with 6 theft offences.
I reported an abandoned caravan, in Falkland Road, to the council via Fix My Street
17th- I arrested a male, in Popley, on suspicion of theft of a peddle cycle. The job was handed over, to District CID, to interview the male. I will update more tomorrow.
22nd- It was quiet in Popley so I patrolled other areas. I located a child rolling a cannabis joint in Glebe gardens. One, pretty upset mum, updated. The female will receive a ‘Youth Community Resolution’. The female will also be required to undertake prevention work.
24th- I assisted with the arrest of a male, in Brighton Hill, on suspicion of handling stolen goods. The male also disclaimed a set of knuckle dusters. There is no need for these in civilised society.
Later, I arrested a male, in the War Memorial Park’ on suspicion of possession of class A drugs. It turned out that the drugs were in fact illegal class C drugs.
The male was already on bail for drugs offences. The male was charged with the new offence, and bailed to court.
28th- PC Rich Harrison and I crewed up. We arrested a male, on warrant, in Oakridge. After some fun and games we had eventually located the male in his loft. It was rather chilly up there!
Have a Happy New Year.. See you in 2015.
1st- I took a statement from a victim, in John Hunt Drive, tonight. The poor chap has had trees stolen from his front lawn. After the second time, the victim installed CCTV. The third theft was captured on CCTV. The suspect male is described as white and aged 50 to 65 with a slim build. The suspect wore a flat cap and a coat with buttons at the front. The suspect also had a dog with him. Do you recognise the male? Please call 101, or crime stoppers, if you do. Quote reference: 44140382626.
2nd- I patrolled Marnel Park, and the roads in and around John Hunt Drive, late last night. I am hoping to locate the dog walker as reported yesterday. I patrolled the same areas again tonight, but so far, I haven’t located the male. *Update* A name was put forward as a suspect, however, the male has now been eliminated from the investigation.
In other news: I continue to patrol Marnel Park in relation to the parking issues. Appropriate action has been taken as necessary.
Other jobs include.. A male lost in Popley, and returned home near the town centre, drug searches in Popley Way, and neighbour dispute enquiries. A pretty standard Sunday.
There have been a number of vehicles, broken in to recently, in the area of Marnel Park. There has been 12 theft from vehicle reports, in Popley, in the last month. Please remain vigilant, and remove all valuables from your car.
3rd- Whilst on route to Popley, I came across two crashed cars on Churchill Way. Luckily nobody was hurt.
Later, I took a criminal damage report, in Abbey Road. A male had intentionally kicked a ball at a house causing a wall tile to smash.
Even later, I assisted with a concern for welfare, at an address near the town centre. We had concerns that a person inside the address was unwell. I gained entry to the property with the enforcer. (Also known as the big red key) The occupant was escorted to hospital by the ambulance service.
6th- I attended Training Headquarters in Netley today. I received training in relation to the future of ‘Neighbourhood Policing’. There are some interesting changes coming from April 2015. From then we will be known as the ‘Neighbourhood Policing Team’. I will give you more information nearer the time.
Later, I attended Falkland Road. Neighbours reported that several vehicles in the street had been damaged, by fireworks. This had occurred last night. I will be speaking to those resposible to ensure that this doesn’t happen again.
12th- Travellers are currently on the green area between Carpenters Down, and Maldive Road. This is now council land. The council have given the travellers notice to leave the site, by noon, on Friday the 14th of November 2014.
In other news: The travellers have failed to vacate the site off of Carpenters Down. Tonight, I along with other officers, have issued the travellers with a section 61 warning (Criminal justice and public order act 1994)
Whilst in the area, I investigated reports of excrement, and tissue paper, in the underpass leading to Crockford Lane. I have reported this to the council: ‘The Report’
17th- In the news: Popley male banned from driving
18th- I took part in a drugs warrant, today, in Oakridge. I arrested a male on suspicion of breach of bail. The male will attend court today.
Sgt Carl Holmes, is pictured with a bag of Class A drugs, seized from the male.
24th- Whilst patrolling Abbey Road, I located a male with two bags of white crystal like powder. The male attempted to swallow one of the bags of drugs. The male was arrested on suspicion of possession of drugs. The male was later cautioned for possession of class B drugs.
28th- Tonight, I joined other ‘Safer Neighbourhood Officers’ to take part in a warrant in Oakridge. The team lead by Sgt Carl Holmes, recovered a stolen bike. PC Jim Charlton arrested a male and he was later charged with theft.
30th- I issued a fixed penalty in Penton Way. A vehicle had been parked on a public crossing. The vehicle owner had been warned previously.