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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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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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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3rd- Paperwork and lots of emails :(

4th- I verbally warned a male for smoking cannabis in Carpenters Down.

Cannabis located and seized for destruction:
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5th- I took part in a drugs warrant, with other officers, in Winklebury.
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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.

Later, I took part in a drugs operation in Popley. I issued a female with a community resolution for possession of cannabis.
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12th- I reported a male for summons for allowing his premises to be used for drugs offences.

15th- A direction to leave has been issued in Shetland Road.
(Section 61 Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994)
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1 hour later…
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17th- I reported a male, in Basingstoke town centre, for possession of cannabis.
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1st- Whilst patrolling Popley Way, I located a male smoking a rather large cannabis spliff. The male was issued with a cannabis street warning.

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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.

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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.

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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!

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11th- I located a male, in the War Memorial Park, with cannabis. The male was issued with a cannabis street warning.

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12th- I took part in a drugs warrant today. More Info

14th- I arrested a female on suspicion of multiple fraud offences.

The rest of May…
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I had a lovely trip to Spain.

1st- Town Centre fight involving Popley males. Gazette Article

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.

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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:

Email: daniel.carter.20686@hampshire.pnn.police.uk

PC Kerry Hayman:

Email: kerry.hayman@hampshire.pnn.police.uk

PC Karen Binney:

Email: Karen.binney@hampshire.pnn.police.uk

Police Community Support Officers:

PCSO Rebecca Mason:

Email: rebecca.mason@hampshire.pnn.police.uk

PCSO Richard Green:

Email: richard.green@hampshire.pnn.police.uk

Tel: 101

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.

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8th- I had a lovely patrol in the sunshine with PC Tom Bailey.
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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.

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13th- PC Tom Baileys last day with me. We had fun!

I issued a male with a £90 fixed penalty notice for possession of cannabis. The male had been located in Church Street.
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14th- I patrolled Popley and it was very warm!
I arrested a male for possession of cannabis. The male, later, received a caution.
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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.

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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’.

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2nd- Gazette News Report (Knife wielding drug addict apologises for threatening passer by)

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.

5th- I spotted this little gem whilst patrolling Popley. New outdoor gym.
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8th- News Report from the Gazette. House fire tragedy.

9th- PC Rich Harrison and I crewed up. We recovered a stolen vehicle near Roman Road.
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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: Whilst patrolling Carpenters Down, I located a male smoking cannabis. The male was issued with a cannabis caution.
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18th- A heavy metal bar was located in suspicious circumstances, yesterday, in Sark Way, Basingstoke. If you recognise this item, please get in touch on tel: 101.
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In other news: I arrested a male, on Norn Hill, on suspicion of theft. The job was handed to District CID to investigate.

21st- PCSO Addison Maker collected some found drugs, from a member of public, in Chineham today. Call 101 if you know the owner, or call crime stoppers.
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30th- Hand grenade scare in Popley. Basingstoke Gazette Article.

I have just returned from a fab trip to Cyprus. The police were pretty friendly also!
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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.
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12th- I spotted this beast in the back of the station today.
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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.

18th- I arrested a male and female, on Carpenters Down, with suspected class A drugs. Pictured are some of the paraphernalia that came with the drugs.
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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.
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