ALLOTMENT RAIDPolice have launched a witness appeal after sheds were broken into on allotments in Long Eaton. The break ins occurred at allotments on Norfolk Road sometime between Monday 5th and Monday 19th January. Locks were forced to gain entry and tools were stolen but full details are not known at this time. If you have any information or require crime prevention advice please contact Pc Kimberley Palin on 101 quoting CR/2579/15.
VANDALS DAMAGE CHRISTMAS TREE
Police are appealing for witnesses after vandals damaged a Christmas decoration on the Green at Long Eaton. The incident occurred sometime between Wednesday 24th and Monday 29th December 2014. The Conical Christmas decoration had LED lights and stood six and a half meters high, it was bought for the people of Long Eaton to enjoy but unfortunately damaged before Christmas Day. One person has been arrested in connection with this incident. Further enquiries are being made as police believe that further offenders were also responsible. If you have any information or witnessed the incident please contact Pc Rob Smith http://www.derbyshire.police.uk/Contact-Us. Alternatively, please ring 101.
An inquest was resumed into the death of a Long Eaton man whose body was found in the river Trent. Police were called to Beeston Marina at 9pm on Friday evening, 20th June last year. Roderick Shaw, 62, of Peveril Crescent, Long Eaton had been missing since Sunday, June 8th. Mr Shaws body was identified by his dental records. An inquest was opened but adjourned until a later date pending further post-mortem results. The inquest which was resumed at Derby and South Derbyshire Coroner’s Court on Friday, January 16th ruled that Mr Shaw’s death was an accident.