POLICE have had a busy week tackling numerous incidents across Cheadle and the district.
At 12.50am on Sunday 8th June police were called to reports of a disturbance on Rakeway Road, Cheadle, where a group of males were threatening local residents and kicking out at cars. On Police arrival three males from the Cheadle area were arrested by patrols on suspicion of assault and criminal damage. One of the arrested males has been charged with a Public Order Offence, one has been bailed pending further enquiries and one male has been released No Further Action. Any witnesses not yet spoken to by Police please call 101 quote VDU 0047 of 08/06/14.
At 7.40pm on Friday 6th June Police were called to reports of anti social behaviour in the Monk House area of Cheadle after complaints of underage drinking and a party taking place in the woods. Patrols attended and 20 youths were stopped camping in the woods and a large quantity of alcohol was seized from them. This is the third week in a row Police have been called to problems in the area and officers will be stepping up patrols to prevent further issues. Information has been received that adult family members have been supplying the alcohol to the youths who were all under age. Cheadle Police would like to remind people that it is an offence to supply or buy alcohol to a person under the age of 18 and if problems continue enforcement action will be considered.
At 11.40am on Friday 6th June officers on patrol through Cheadle town centre spotted a male who was wanted for failing to attend Burton Magistrates Court to answer theft charges and a no bail warrant had been issued for his arrest. A 43-year-old male from Dovedale Close, Cheadle was arrested by officers and remanded in custody to appear at next available court.
Between 6.15pm on 5th June and 7.30pm on 6th June a theft occurred from a vehicle parked on a driveway on Eaves Lane, Cheadle. The vehicle which had been left insecure had been entered and an Ipod and cash was stolen. PC 5242 Dave Stubbs is appealing for anyone with any information to contact him on 101 quote VDU 0189 of 6th June. He also wants to remind people to ensure they properly secure their vehicles and property so as not to give criminals an easy ride.
At approximately 7.30pm on Wednesday 4th June on The Green, Cheadle, Police responded to reports of a two vehicle Collision involving a Black Vauxhall Astra and a White Vauxhall Corsa where by a car was on its side having left the road and road and collided with a wall causing damage to the wall and a sewer pipe connected to the property. No one was injured in the collision and PC Pete Smith from Cheadle Police is investigating. Any witnesses please call 101 quote VDU 0613 of 4th June 2014.
At 3.30pm on Wednesday 4th June Police responded to another report of a RTC on Leek Road, Cheadle, where by a Silver BMW had left the road crashing through a hedge and ending up in a field. The 69-year-old female driver was left shaken but thankfully unhurt. Any witnesses not yet spoken to by Police please contact PC Stubbs on 101 quote VDU 0452 of 4th June.
Between 11pm Saturday 7th June and 7am Sunday 8th June persons unknown have attended Blackshaw Moor Caravan and Camping site and stolen a Elddis Odyssey 534 Caravan displaying a VRM of BL56 KUF. They gained entry to the site by cutting off two locks on gates and entering a storage area. Any witnesses please contact PC Gould from Leek Police Station on 101 quote VDU 0225 of 8th June. Further to this Police received reports of a suspicious blue 4x4 Mitsubishi with no number plates containing three persons was seen driving around Star Caravan Park, Star Road, Oakamoor at 7.55pm on Saturday 7th June and also a similar described vehicle was seen acting suspicious driving around non public areas of the theme park. Police are investigating whether the incidents are linked to the theft of the caravan and are examining CCTV.
At approximately 4.40pm on Wednesday 4th June Staffordshire Police, West Midlands Ambulance Service and Air Ambulance responded to reports of a collapsed male who had gone into Cardiac Arrest at Alton Towers. The casualty, a 42-year-old male from Pendlebury was visiting the park with his partner and two children when he collapsed. Luckily a off duty ambulance technician, a Red Cross paramedic and a Doctor also visiting the theme park independently witnessed the male collapse and with the assistance of Alton Towers First Responders from the Medical Team they were able to resuscitate the male and the Air Ambulance was called and they were able to stabilise the male. He was then flown to University Hospital of North Staffs where he remains in a stable condition (see pictures).
While on routine patrol at approximately 12.30am on Wednesday 4th June police came across a number of males acting suspicious in Uttoxeter Road, Blythe Bridge. The males ran off on seeing Police they were pursued and two of the males were detained off The Avenue, Blythe Bridge. Another male was seen to run into an address on Uttoxeter Road. This address was entered by Police and a Cannabis cultivation was recovered along with a white powder substance and a imitation firearm. Two males and a female have been arrested and bailed pending further enquiries. Inquiries are ongoing to locate a further male suspected of being involved.
Following on from a number of Warrants executed on 1st March John Mills, aged 26, from Watt Place, Cheadle, has been charged with two offences under the Misuse of Drugs Act. These are possession of cannabis and also possession of Methedrone - commonly known as M-Cat. He has been bailed to attend North Staffordshire Magistrates' Court in Newcastle-Under-Lyme on 27th June.