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Wincanton Rural West Police Local Neighbourhood

The Wincanton Rural West is policed by the Avon and Somerset Constabulary and covers the following settlements.

Team for Wincanton Rural West beat.

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Map of the Wincanton Rural West Policing Area

Yellow markers represent Police Forces and the red markers represent neighbourhoods within Avon and Somerset Constabulary.

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Towns and Villages within the Wincanton Rural West Neighbourhood

Settlements located within Wincanton Rural West
Name Type
Alford Village
Ashington Hamlet
Babcary Village
Barton St David Village
Bridgehampton Hamlet
Camel Hill Hamlet
Cary Fitzpaine Hamlet
Castle Cary Town
Charlton Adam Village
Charlton Mackrell Village
Chilthorne Domer Village
Chilton Cantelo Hamlet
Clanville Hamlet
Cockhill Hamlet
Dimmer Hamlet
Downhead Hamlet
Draycott Hamlet
Eyewell Other Settlement
Galhampton Village
Ilchester Village
Keinton Mandeville Village
Kingsdon Village
Limington Village
Lovington Village
Marston Magna Village
Montacute Village
Mudford Village
North Barrow Village
North Cadbury Village
Plot Gate Village
Podimore Village
Queen Camel Village
Rimpton Village
South Barrow Village
Sparkford Village
Steart Other Settlement
Tintinhull Village
West Camel Village
Yarlington Village
Yeovil Town
Yeovilton Village

Worst Locations for Crime within the Wincanton Rural West neighbourhood

April

The Top 5 Worst Locations for Crime in the Wincanton Rural West neighbourhood in April 2019
Town Type Location Number of Crimes Committed
Marston MagnavillageOn or near Townsend5
MontacutevillageOn or near Back Lane3
MudfordvillageOn or near Deacons Lane3

March

The Top 5 Worst Locations for Crime in the Wincanton Rural West neighbourhood in March 2019
Town Type Location Number of Crimes Committed
Castle CarytownOn or near Florida Street2
Castle CarytownOn or near Badgers Folly2

February

The Top 5 Worst Locations for Crime in the Wincanton Rural West neighbourhood in February 2019
Town Type Location Number of Crimes Committed
Castle CarytownOn or near Ancastle Avenue4
Charlton AdamvillageOn or near Smalls Mead2

Police Officer Information for Wincanton Rural West

NameRankBio
Thelma Mead (7815) PCSO

PCSO Mead covers Camelot beat and part of Castle Cary beat (South Cadbury and Sutton Montis only).

Stefan Edwards (4092) Constable
Katie Maun (4073) Sergeant
Emma Reeves (9289) PCSO

Neighbourhood Priorities for Wincanton Rural West

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As the summer weather approaches we would like to remind all residents to ensure that doors and windows are kept secure when you are out. Even if you are at home please ensure your doors are locked. If you are working in the back garden keep the front door locked and secure; you don’t want any uninvited guests popping in. Keep your garden equipment locked away securely when not being used. You can’t cut your lawn without a lawn mower but a thief can make lots of money selling it. Should you require any advice on marking such equipment then please get in touch with us by by either phoning 101 or by attending Wincanton Police Station between 10:00 and 18:00 Monday - Friday. You can also contact us by visiting our website www.avonandsomerset.police.uk (click on contact us & then click on general enquiries).

Issue dated: 30/11/-0001

Action dated: 30/11/-0001

We are receiving reports of people selling household goods door to door in the Wincanton Rural West area. A pedlar is someone who travels and trades on foot, going from town to town or house to house selling goods such as pictures and household goods or offering their skills in handicrafts. A pedlar must hold a certificate granted by a chief constable. The certificate is valid for one year and applies throughout the United Kingdom. Certificates cannot be issued to people under the age of 17. The certificate does not cover a person to sell food or drink, flowers, medicines, poisons, gunpowder or tobacco – all are prohibited items. Any person wishing to sell foodstuffs must make application to the local authority for licences to comply with food safety regulations Our advice to residents is this, if you’re not sure who is at your door, don’t open it or let anyone into your home. It’s your doorstep, your decision.

Since the spate of reports in door to door sellers (Pedlars) in April this has abated with no further reports of aggressive selling being reported to police.

Issue dated: 30/11/-0001

Action dated: 10/06/2019

We have recently received reports of oil thefts in the Mudford area. Please report any thefts by phoning 101, or 999 if in progress. You can also report thefts by visiting Wincanton Police Station Monday – Friday 10:00 – 18:00 (closed for lunch 13:30 – 14:15 hrs) or you can report crimes online on our website www.avonandsomerset.police.uk click on contact us then click on report a crime or incident. Here are some helpful hints and tips to make your oil tank and its valuable contents more secure.

An oil tank cage creates an extra physical barrier for thieves. It should fully enclose your tank while leaving enough room for maintenance and deliveries, and be bolted or concreted to the ground.

If your tank is exposed, it's a good idea to conceal it with a fence, wall, plants or trellis. Make sure to leave enough room for servicing, maintenance, and oil deliveries

If your oil tank is visible from your home, motion-activated security lighting will startle any trespassers and could alert you to their presence. Alternatively, install dusk-till-dawn lights that ensure your tank is lit 24/7.

Do not install security lighting if your tank is out of sight: this will help rather than hinder would-be thieves.

Usually, the inspection cap on your tank will have eyelets to enable padlocking. However, you may need to purchase specialist locking bars for other access points. Remember that you should not lock your tank vent.

Round-shackle padlocks come highly recommended because they have a close shackle that's difficult to access with bolt cutters. Plus, because the shackle is not spring-loaded, round padlocks will not unlock if the keyway barrel is drilled into.

Some electronic oil level gauges can be linked to an alarm inside your home. If the oil level suddenly drops, the alarm will sound and alert you to the theft or perhaps a leak.

If you'd like this system to double up as a deterrent, display a 'This tank is alarmed' sign or sticker.

We have received no further reports of heating oil being stolen in Mudford or the surrounding areas. However we urge residents to keep a regular check on heating oil levels over the summer months as you will be using less, and may not be aware that the levels have dropped due to theft until autumn arrives.

Issue dated: 30/11/-0001

Action dated: 10/06/2019

Street Crime Within Wincanton Rural West

Last Update April.

LocationTypeOutcome
A372 Other theft Under investigation
Ancastle Avenue Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Ansford Hill Vehicle crime Under investigation
B3151 Other theft Under investigation
Back Lane Burglary Under investigation
Back Lane Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
Back Lane Shoplifting Under investigation
Bindwell Lane Burglary Under investigation
Bonfire Lane Anti-social behaviour
Broadway Road Anti-social behaviour
Broadway Road Public order Under investigation
Castle Street Anti-social behaviour
Channel Dash Place Other theft Under investigation
Chapel Yard Public order Unable to prosecute suspect
Church Street Burglary Under investigation
Church Street Other theft Unable to prosecute suspect
Deacons Lane Violence and sexual offences Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Deacons Lane Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Deacons Lane Violence and sexual offences Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Eagle Close Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Englands Mead Other theft Under investigation
Englands Mead Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Fore Street Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
Forts Orchard Anti-social behaviour
Forts Orchard Anti-social behaviour
Forts Orchard Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
Forts Orchard Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Forts Orchard Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Forts Orchard Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Garston Lane Violence and sexual offences Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Great Orchard Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
High Street Burglary Unable to prosecute suspect
High Street Other theft Under investigation
High Street Anti-social behaviour
Howell Hill Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Ilchester Road Other theft Under investigation
Ilchester Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Laurel Lane Vehicle crime Under investigation
Limington Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Lower Woodcock Street Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
Millbrook Gardens Other theft Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Orchard Close Anti-social behaviour
Orchard Close Public order Under investigation
Park Close Public order Under investigation
Parking Area Burglary Under investigation
Petrol Station Anti-social behaviour
Petrol Station Other theft Under investigation
Petrol Station Other theft Under investigation
Petrol Station Other theft Under investigation
Petrol Station Other theft Under investigation
Petrol Station Shoplifting Under investigation
Petrol Station Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Petrol Station Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Pill Bridge Lane Anti-social behaviour
Pill Bridge Lane Violence and sexual offences Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Smalls Mead Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
Sock Hill Burglary Under investigation
South Street Public order Formal action is not in the public interest
Taranto Hill Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
The Pitching Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Thurlocks Burglary Under investigation
Thurlocks Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Townsend Anti-social behaviour
Townsend Drugs Under investigation
Townsend Public order Unable to prosecute suspect
Townsend Public order Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Townsend Public order Under investigation
Wash Lane Anti-social behaviour
Wash Lane Criminal damage and arson Under investigation