Appeal following serious collision near Chester

Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a serious collision involving a car and a motorbike near Chester. The incident occurred on the A41 Whitchurch Road in Waverton, at the junction with Eggbridge Lane, at around 6.15pm on Thursday 15 April. A man in his 70s sustained serious injuries as a result of […]

Appeal for information following fatal collision in Church Lawton

Officers are appealing for information following a fatal collision in Church Lawton. At around 10pm on Thursday 15 April officers were called to the junction of Congleton Road South and Liverpool Road West following reports of a one vehicle collision involving a red Yamaha motorbike. The motorcyclist, a man in his 20s, passed away at […]

Man charged with drug dealing offence following a stop and search in Alderley Edge

26-year-old man has been charged with a class A drug dealing offence after an officer stopped and searched a car in Alderley Edge. Reece Gayle, of Roxley Road, Hither Green, Lewisham, London, was arrested on the night of Tuesday 13 April. He has subsequently been charged with possession with intent to supply class A drug […]

Appeal after driver is assaulted in Ellesmere Port road rage incident

Detectives investigating a road rage incident in Ellesmere Port are appealing for witnesses to come forward. The driver of a white transit van, a man in his 40s from the Wirral area, was assaulted whilst sat behind the wheel on Station Road, at the junction with Westminster Road. The man who assaulted him had got […]

Gang responsible for supplying crack cocaine and heroin in Ellesmere Port jailed

A gang responsible for supplying crack cocaine and heroin of an estimated street value of £182,000 in Ellesmere Port have been jailed. Led by Michael Birch, 53, of Forge Road in Little Sutton, the gang of four were known as the ‘Birchy Team’. Over several months Birch directed street dealers Ryan Huckle, Macauley Smith, Gary […]

Appeal for information after three bikes stolen in Macclesfield.

Police are appealing for information for the public after three pedal cycles were stolen in Macclesfield At around 3pm on Friday 9 April three bikes, which were unattended, were stolen from Sutton Woods, off Byron’s Lane. The bikes belonged to a group of teenagers who were in the area. One of the bikes has since […]

Cross-border weekend of action tackles rural crime

Merseyside Police – in partnership with Cheshire Police and Lancashire Police – carried out a weekend of action tackling rural crime in Southport on 10/11 April. Tasked with dealing with the illegal and dangerous riding of motorcycles, quad bikes and other vehicles on the Cheshire Lines, officers seized nine vehicles throughout the day. Offences committed […]

Romanian crime gang jailed following series of high value thefts

A Romanian crime gang who stole more than £160,000 worth of items from supermarkets across the UK have been jailed. Nicolea Ilea, 36, Alin Mahai, 27, Florin Costea, 51, Stefan Florin, 31, Marius Meiosu, 25, and Gabriel Mocanu, 36, all pleaded guilty to conspiracy to steal and were sentenced at Chester Crown Court on Tuesday […]

Three men arrested by officers investigating criminal damage incidents in Northwich

Officers investigating a spate of criminal damage and anti-social behaviour incidents in Northwich town centre have arrested three 18-year-old men from the town in connection with them. The trio were arrested at their homes at around 8am on Friday 9 April on suspicion of criminal damage and public nuisance offences. This relates to incidents that […]