Rural Crime

Appeal for information after bales set alight in field

Appeal for information after bales set alight in field

An appeal has been made for information in relation to an incident where a number of hay bales were set...

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

A trailer and a small excavator were recovered by members of the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) recently through...

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

An appeal for information has been made in relation to the theft of a tractor from a farm in Co....

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

Make rural crime a top priority ahead of local elections – CLA

Make rural crime a top priority ahead of local elections – CLA

The Country Land and Business Association (CLA) is urging Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) candidates to do more to protect...

May 3, 2021

Man arrested after sheep ‘believed to have been killed by crossbow’

Man arrested after sheep ‘believed to have been killed by crossbow’

A man has been arrested and a crossbow recovered after a number of sheep were found dead at a Nottinghamshire...

April 23, 2021

Investigation over buried machinery continues one year on

Investigation over buried machinery continues one year on

A year on from the discovery of hundreds of thousands of pounds worth of stolen machinery found buried on a...

April 9, 2021

On-the-run driver arrested after attempting to hide in farmyard

On-the-run driver arrested after attempting to hide in farmyard

The driver of a car which was being tracked by members of the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) was...

March 30, 2021

Rural crime affects farmers ‘financially and emotionally’ – NFU Cymru

Rural crime affects farmers ‘financially and emotionally’ – NFU Cymru

NFU Cymru has welcomed the announcement that the Welsh government will appoint an all-Wales rural and wildlife crime coordinator to...

March 19, 2021

Welsh government to appoint all-Wales rural and wildlife crime coordinator

Welsh government to appoint all-Wales rural and wildlife crime coordinator

The Welsh government has announced plans to appoint an all-Wales rural and wildlife crime coordinator. Speaking about the proposal, Minister...

March 18, 2021

Twin-axle trailer and quad stolen in spate of farm thefts

Twin-axle trailer and quad stolen in spate of farm thefts

Information is being sought in relation to a spate of thefts that occurred on farms in Co. Antrim last week....

February 24, 2021

Info sought following theft of trailers in Down

Info sought following theft of trailers in Down

An appeal for information has been made by police following the theft of two trailers from Co. Down in recent...

February 24, 2021

Gardaí and PSNI tackle rural crime in cross-border operation

Gardaí and PSNI tackle rural crime in cross-border operation

An Garda Síochána and the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) carried out a planned cross-border operation tackling rural crime...

February 18, 2021

Driver of 4×4 towing trailer sought following hit-and-run incident

Driver of 4×4 towing trailer sought following hit-and-run incident

The driver of a 4×4 which was towing a “distinctive” flatbed trailer is being sought by members of the Police...

February 10, 2021

Public asked to be on alert following theft of 22 cattle

Public asked to be on alert following theft of 22 cattle

The public and members of the farming community have been asked to be on alert following the theft of 22...

January 25, 2021

Stolen Gator recovered within minutes of being taken

Stolen Gator recovered within minutes of being taken

A stolen John Deere Gator UTV (Utility Terrain Vehicle) was found by police minutes after it was stolen from a farm...

November 30, 2020