Please find below the GWENT Police Report for LLANBADOC Ward for March, April and May 2018.

Also note that for the LLANBADOC Ward area, (which also includes the GWEHELOG-Fawr Community Council area), there have been a  total of  122 x reports to GWENT Police, these not only cover reports of Anti-Social Behaviour and Crime, but reports of concerns for welfare to Road Related Incidents.

On 09/03/18, report received that  a ’56 plate white Ford Ranger 4 x 4 pickup truck was stolen from a secluded rural on MONMOUTH Road, GWEHELOG. 2 dogs were also stolen at the same time. No witnesses or CCTV. Enquiries ongoing.

On 21/03/18, report received that a cast iron stag, valued at approx.£60, had been stole from the front garden area of a residential property on the edge of USK town. A Flat bed tipper van was sighted that evening in the area around the time of the offence. No CCTV.

On 02/04/18, report received of an unattended vehicle broken into in a small car park near PRESCOED Hill. Entry gained by smashing the side window on a ‘65Plate VW Tourag. Handbag stolen including quantity of cash, and BANK Cards. Due to rural secluded setting, no witnesses or CCTV.

On 06/04/18, report received of persons disturbed breaking into a garage and outbuildings at a rural bungalow on WERN LANE, GLASCOED. USK Neighbourhood Policing Team resources in attendance shortly after, suspects had already left the scene. No CCTV. Scenes of Crime in attendance. Enquiries ongoing.

On 09/04/18, report received of the theft of a white ’56 plate Ford Ranger Pick-up having been stolen when left unattended in a secluded rural setting on MONMOUTH Road, GWEHELOG. Also reported stolen were 2 x sheep dogs that had remained with the vehicle, as well as a mobile sheep handling system. Approx total value of theft estimated at £10,000. No witnesses or CCTV. Enquiries ongoing.

On 21/04/18, report received of persons disturbed poaching on the USK in the LLANBADOC area. Officers in attendance, and details obtained which were passed to Natural Resources Wales Bailiffs.

On 05/05/18, report received of a dwelling burglary at a secluded rural property on CLYTHA Road, LLANCAYO. Several items removed from outbuildings, as well as a search made of the dwelling itself. Scenes of Crime in attendance. No witnesses or CCTV, live enquiries currently ongoing to identify offenders.

On 23/05/18, report received of the theft overnight of a £2,000 Ivor Williams trailer from a rural property in the KEMEYS COMMANDER area. No witnesses or CCTV. Secure yard area had been entered by lifting the gate off its hinges.

On 30/05/18, report received of a break into USK Agricultural College overnight. A large quantity of power tools stolen, value estimated at £4,000. No witnesses or CCTV. Scenes of Crime in attendance.

Note: High visibility Rural Crime patrols conducted in the area of USK Agricultural College by USK Neighbourhood Policing Team resources. This is in response to increased reports of thefts in the vicinity.

Note: Several reports received during this period of various scams, or attempted frauds. These can vary from phone calls from a supposed Service Provider requesting access to your computer, to tele sales attempting to sell items direct at over inflated prices. Members of the public are advised to treat any such calls with caution, and never to provide personal details, passwords, or PIN details should they be requested. If in doubt, ask for the assistance of a trusted 3rd party, or should you  suspect that you have fallen victim to a fraud, contact ‘Action Fraud’, or if happening at the time, call GWENT Police on either ‘999’ or ‘101’, dependent on the circumstances.

Note: Reports are still being received of vehicles acting suspiciously in rural wards throughout North MONMOUTHSHIRE. The motives for which can be varied, from poaching, to preparatory acts towards committing thefts at that time or in the near future.

GWENT Police ask that where possible and safe to do so, registration details and descriptions of the vehicles and occupants concerned are obtained, and passed to GWENT Police in a timely manner. Ideally using ‘101’ or ‘999’ dependent on the circumstances.