Warwickshire Police’s rural crime team has recovered a number of items, including three trailers, in a recovery mission worth £50,000.

The team recently received intelligence relating to the potential location of a stolen trailer being stored in the Gloucestershire area.

The team then put in an additional six hours on the day to identify a number of other stolen items, it said today (Monday, May 27).

Warwickshire rural crime team confirmed the return of several cement mixers, three trailers, a towable water bowser and a caravan to their owners.

Tractor theft

A teenage boy has been arrested in connection with the theft of a tractor and subsequent dangerous driving near Dorchester.

Dorset Police is appealing for information after its officers responded to the report of a yellow JCB Fastrac tractor with a trailer having been stolen from the Martinstown area.

Police received the report at 11:41p.m yesterday (Sunday, May 26) that the tractor and trailer had been stolen and officers were deployed to the area.

The vehicle was subsequently seen driving on the A37 north of Dorchester before travelling on a number of rural roads in the Dorchester and Piddle Valley area.

It was reported that the vehicle failed to stop for police on several occasions and continued travelling along roads in the Dorchester area overnight.

It was subsequently stopped in the area of Bradford Peverell at around 7:45a.m this morning (Monday, May 27) and a teenage boy was arrested in connection with the incident.

Supt Gavin House of Dorset Police, said: “Officers responded swiftly to this incident and worked overnight to ensure any reported risks to other road users were minimised and the incident was brought to a safe conclusion.

“We are carrying out a full investigation into this matter and I would appeal to any witnesses to the manner of driving of this tractor, and particularly anyone who has captured relevant dashcam footage, to please contact Dorset Police.”