Rural Crime

Police appeal for 26 stolen ewes in Devon

Police appeal for 26 stolen ewes in Devon

Police are appealing for witnesses regarding 26 ewes that were stolen from a field in Devon sometime between Wednesday, October...

November 3, 2021

Key considerations for rural crime prevention on farms

Key considerations for rural crime prevention on farms

September 6, 2021

Investigation launched after 600 bales go up in smoke in UK

Investigation launched after 600 bales go up in smoke in UK

September 3, 2021

2 arrests made as part of rural crime clampdown in Down

2 arrests made as part of rural crime clampdown in Down

August 17, 2021

Sheep ‘butchered’ in field prompts police probe

Sheep ‘butchered’ in field prompts police probe

August 11, 2021

Milkman mistaken for burglar and arrested by UK police

Milkman mistaken for burglar and arrested by UK police

August 10, 2021

35 horses shot dead on rural property in Queensland

35 horses shot dead on rural property in Queensland

August 6, 2021

4,400L of ‘illicit fuel’ seized at unlicensed filling station

4,400L of ‘illicit fuel’ seized at unlicensed filling station

August 4, 2021

Cost of rural theft fell 37% in Northern Ireland in 2020

Cost of rural theft fell 37% in Northern Ireland in 2020

August 3, 2021

How did Covid-19 affect rural crime trends? – NFU Mutual report

How did Covid-19 affect rural crime trends? – NFU Mutual report

Despite an overall fall in rural theft during lockdown, the downside was that when criminals struck, they struck harder, using...

August 3, 2021

Rural crime costs the UK £43.3 million in 2020 – NFU Mutual report

Rural crime costs the UK £43.3 million in 2020 – NFU Mutual report

National Farmers’ Union (NFU) Mutual has released its annual rural crime report and have estimated that rural theft cost the...

August 3, 2021

Increase reported in NI shed and outhouse thefts

Increase reported in NI shed and outhouse thefts

July 28, 2021

Appeal for information after bales set alight in field

Appeal for information after bales set alight in field

July 26, 2021

New Wildlife and Rural Crime Coordinator gets to work in Wales

New Wildlife and Rural Crime Coordinator gets to work in Wales

The first ever all-Wales Wildlife and Rural Crime Coordinator has outlined his priorities today after being appointed to the position....

July 1, 2021

Tracker devices used to recover trailer and excavator

Tracker devices used to recover trailer and excavator

June 14, 2021

Farmers urged to get ‘smart’ and combat rural crime by beefing-up security

Farmers urged to get ‘smart’ and combat rural crime by beefing-up security

A police chief is urging farmers in North Wales to use low-powered smart sensors to combat farm thefts and rural...

June 1, 2021

Appeal made for information on tractor stolen from farm

Appeal made for information on tractor stolen from farm

May 26, 2021

Huge public support for strong action to curb rural crime

Huge public support for strong action to curb rural crime

Nearly 70,000 members of the public have backed the National Farmers’ Union (NFU) calls for immediate action to tackle rural...

May 13, 2021