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Towns and Villages within the Whitehaven Neighbourhood

The Whitehaven is policed by the Cumbria Constabulary and covers the following settlements.

Settlements located within Whitehaven
Name Type County
Common End Village Cumbria
Gilgarran Village Cumbria
Low Moresby Village Cumbria
Lowca Village Cumbria
Moresby Parks Village Cumbria
Parton Village Cumbria
Pica Village Cumbria
Sandwith Village Cumbria
Whitehaven Town Cumbria
Winscales Village Cumbria

Worst Locations for Crime within the Whitehaven neighbourhood

April

The Top 5 Worst Locations for Crime in the Whitehaven neighbourhood in April 2019
Town Type County Location Number of Crimes Committed
WhitehaventownCumbriaOn or near Duke Street13
WhitehaventownCumbriaOn or near Gregg'S Lane8
WhitehaventownCumbriaOn or near Crosfield Road7
WhitehaventownCumbriaOn or near Michael Street7
WhitehaventownCumbriaOn or near Howgill Street7

March

The Top 5 Worst Locations for Crime in the Whitehaven neighbourhood in March 2019
Town Type County Location Number of Crimes Committed
WhitehaventownCumbriaOn or near Parking Area15
WhitehaventownCumbriaOn or near New Street10
WhitehaventownCumbriaOn or near Supermarket9
WhitehaventownCumbriaOn or near Shopping Area8
WhitehaventownCumbriaOn or near Westmorland Road8

February

The Top 5 Worst Locations for Crime in the Whitehaven neighbourhood in February 2019
Town Type County Location Number of Crimes Committed
WhitehaventownCumbriaOn or near Parking Area13
WhitehaventownCumbriaOn or near Catherine Street8
WhitehaventownCumbriaOn or near Supermarket8
WhitehaventownCumbriaOn or near Back Ginns7
WhitehaventownCumbriaOn or near Brayton Road5

Police Officer Information for Whitehaven

NameRankBio
Richard Smillie Inspector
Dave Macdonald Problem Solver Sergeant
Kelly Pennington Problem Solver Constable
Mark Fishpool PCSO
Jacqueline Rafferty PCSO
Hollie Huck PCSO
Michelle Smith PCSO

Neighbourhood Priorities for Whitehaven

IssueActionDates

Anti-Social Behaviour and drug misuse

#You Said; We have identified ongoing ASB and drug misuse in the Town Centre and Castle Park and are using a variety of methods and multi-agency working to address the issues at hand.
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WE DID; We provided high visible patrols in the area with the aim of providing positive action any youths located causing anti-social behaviour were taken home to their parents and its your choice forms were completed.
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We have provided high visibility and plain clothes patrols to disrupt the activities of those responsible and to reassure the public. These patrols and the information gathered has resulted in the arrest of three drug users for associated crime and the eviction of a drug user from one of the Town Centre flats. We are working closely with partner agencies regarding the issues in the town.
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Whitehaven Town Centre continues to be problematic in respect of drug users and their use of substance in the town centre and walking around under the influence whilst committing offences to fund this habit. This area is subject of a problem profile and is receiving attention we have worked with Home Group to secure four civil injunctions on the top nominals to exclude them from all Home Group properties and grounds in the Town Centre {this is where the majority of offending was taking place}. There have been high visibility reassurance and intelligence patrols by the PCSOs and high visibility and plain clothes disruption patrols by the proactive team. We have moved the disruptive ASB and drug element from Castle Park which is now much cleaner and is back in use by families.
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St Nicholas Gardens, Peter Street, Queen Street and George Street are still areas of prolific activity. We have been talking with local residents and businesses to ensure we are on track for community concerns. We have made arrests and have nominals under review for robust action given their recent offending and are working with Unity and Home Group to look at delivering a multiagency awareness campaign in the town centre to assist in getting further intelligence which has seemed to slow in the last couple of weeks.
Injunction have been granted against - Gareth Watson - Anne Marie Horricks, - Michael Burns, - Naomi Nicholson.
The injunctions granted are in place for 12 months and prevent the above
from entering or attempting to enter 61 blocks of flats in George Street,
Birley Court, Michael Street, Michael Street, Roper Street, Cross Street, New
Street, College Street, Wellington Row, Windmill Brow, Duke Street, Queen
Street, Scotch Street and Peter Street.
The injunction carry with them a power of arrest.
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We will be conducting a media campaign with Home Group around the injunctions and will be releasing photographs. We are currently seeking to develop intelligence around the further nominals for the supply of controlled substances in Whitehaven.
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An individual was arrested in the Town Centre on 01 August 2018 in relation to the supply of controlled drugs and a significant quantity of what is believed to be crack cocaine recovered. The male has been released under investigation whilst further enquiries are conducted and the substance analysed. Two others were arrested for possession of a controlled substance as part of the same incident.
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Due to the increase in youth related drug use and youths carrying knives I secured the services of Paul McGovern MBE, from HMP Manchester who delivered a joint week of dynamic, hard hitting workshops to prevent them encroaching into this area and are looking to conduct more in January.
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Five further injunctions have been applied for via Home Group and have been granted by the County Court. High Visibility and covert patrols bu the pro-active team and PCSOs continue.
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We have conducted a day of action in relation to shoplifting and acquisitive crime in Whitehaven with several well known individuals being prevented from committing offences due to our presence.
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+++ We are working hard to deal with those responsible for the issues in Whitehaven Town Centre - anyone with any information regarding crimes in this area is asked to contact police on 101 or to CopelandPolicingTeam@cumbria.police.uk. If there is a crime in progress or in an emergency call 999. Information can also be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. +++

Issue dated: 01/08/2018

Action dated: 01/08/2018

Shoplifting in Whitehaven Town Centre.

#ACTIVE PRIORITY; There has been an increase in shoplifting in Whitehaven Town Centre during the last few months.
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WE ARE; Working with local businesses regarding crime prevention strategies and also supporting any shop watch schemes in Copeland. It is thought that a minority of individuals are responsible for the majority of the thefts and therefore by working with the Crown Prosecutions Service and other agencies we are able to make applications for Criminal Behaviour Orders through the courts following successful convictions. During the last month 3 orders have been granted by the courts to prevent offenders from entering shops throughout Whitehaven. This has reduced the number of thefts dramatically and we continue to target those responsible.
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We have obtained criminal behaviour orders on the most prolific shoplifters and continue to target offenders in the area.
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This activity is directly linked to the drug misuse in the town centre and we are actively working with partner agencies to disrupt activity and deal with those responsible through the criminal justice system.
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We have conducted a day of action in relation to shoplifting in the town centre with a number of well known individuals being prevented from committing offences by our high visibility presence and robust targeting of them.

Issue dated: 01/08/2018

Action dated: 01/08/2018

Street Crime Within Whitehaven

Last Update April.

LocationTypeOutcome
A595 Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
A595 Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Ashness Close Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
B5306 Other crime Under investigation
Back Ginns Other crime Further investigation is not in the public interest
Balmoral Road Public order Unable to prosecute suspect
Bank Yard Road Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Barnghyll Place Criminal damage and arson Unable to prosecute suspect
Belle Vue Crescent Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Belle Vue Crescent Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Borrowdale Road Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Bowness Road Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Brakeside Gardens Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
Brakeside Gardens Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
Brakeside Gardens Public order Under investigation
Brakeside Gardens Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Brakeside Gardens Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Brakeside Gardens Violence and sexual offences Further investigation is not in the public interest
Brakeside Gardens Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Bransty Row Anti-social behaviour
Bransty Row Anti-social behaviour
Bransty Row Anti-social behaviour
Briscoe Crescent Anti-social behaviour
Burnmoor Avenue Other theft Unable to prosecute suspect
Burnmoor Avenue Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Bus/Coach Station Anti-social behaviour
Cambridge Road Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Cambridge Road Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Cambridge Road Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Carlton Drive Other theft Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Carter Lane Anti-social behaviour
Carter Lane Burglary Under investigation
Carter Lane Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Castle Close Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Castle Close Violence and sexual offences Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Castlerigg Close Anti-social behaviour
Castlerigg Close Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Castlerigg Close Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Castlerigg Close Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Catherine Mews Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Catherine Street Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Catherine Street Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Catherine Street Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Chapel Street Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Church Lane Public order Unable to prosecute suspect
Church Lane Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Church Lane Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Church Street Anti-social behaviour
Cleator Moor Road Burglary Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Cleator Moor Road Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Coach Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Coach Road Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Coalgrove Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Coalgrove Road Other crime Further investigation is not in the public interest
College Street Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Coniston Road Anti-social behaviour
Coniston Road Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Coniston Road Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Coniston Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Coniston Road Violence and sexual offences Further investigation is not in the public interest
Countess Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Countess Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Croasdale Avenue Public order Unable to prosecute suspect
Crosfield Road Public order Under investigation
Crosfield Road Public order Unable to prosecute suspect
Crosfield Road Theft from the person Under investigation
Crosfield Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Crosfield Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Crosfield Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Crosfield Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Cross Street Anti-social behaviour
Cross Street Anti-social behaviour
Cross Street Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Crummock Avenue Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Dalegarth Avenue Anti-social behaviour
Dalegarth Avenue Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
Dalegarth Avenue Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Dalegarth Avenue Drugs Unable to prosecute suspect
Derwentwater Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Devon Road Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Devon Road Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Devon Road Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Devon Road Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Duddon Close Criminal damage and arson Offender given a caution
Duddon Close Public order Unable to prosecute suspect
Duddon Close Public order Unable to prosecute suspect
Duddon Close Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Duddon Close Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Duke Street Anti-social behaviour
Duke Street Burglary Unable to prosecute suspect
Duke Street Drugs Awaiting court outcome
Duke Street Other theft Unable to prosecute suspect
Duke Street Public order Offender given penalty notice
Duke Street Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Duke Street Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Duke Street Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Duke Street Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Duke Street Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Duke Street Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Duke Street Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Duke Street Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Duke Street Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Ehen Avenue Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Ennerdale Terrace Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Fell View Avenue Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Flatt Walks Anti-social behaviour
Flatt Walks Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Gable Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Gable Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Gable Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Gable Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Gameriggs Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Garden Villas Burglary Under investigation
Garden Villas Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
Garden Villas Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Garden Villas Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Garden Villas Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
George Street Anti-social behaviour
George Street Other theft Under investigation
George Street Public order Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Grasmere Avenue Other crime Further investigation is not in the public interest
Gregg'S Lane Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Gregg'S Lane Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Gregg'S Lane Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Gregg'S Lane Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Gregg'S Lane Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Gregg'S Lane Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Gregg'S Lane Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Gregg'S Lane Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Hicks Lane Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
High Moor Road Burglary Under investigation
High Moor Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Highfields Court Violence and sexual offences Awaiting court outcome
Highfields Court Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Highfields Court Violence and sexual offences Awaiting court outcome
Hollins Close Public order Unable to prosecute suspect
Holly Bank Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Holly Bank Other crime Under investigation
Honister Road Burglary Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Howgill Street Anti-social behaviour
Howgill Street Public order Under investigation
Howgill Street Public order Under investigation
Howgill Street Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Howgill Street Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Howgill Street Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Howgill Street Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Irt Avenue Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
James Street Other theft Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Johnson Close Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Jubilee Road Anti-social behaviour
Jubilee Road Anti-social behaviour
Jubilee Road Anti-social behaviour
Jubilee Road Anti-social behaviour
Jubilee Road Anti-social behaviour
Jubilee Road Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Kinniside Avenue Public order Unable to prosecute suspect
Ladypit Terrace Vehicle crime Under investigation
Lakeland Avenue Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Lakeland Avenue Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Langdale Close Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Langdale Close Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Langdale Close Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Langdale Close Other crime Under investigation
Latrigg Road Other theft Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Laurel Court Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Laurel Court Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Laurel Court Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Link Road Anti-social behaviour
Low Road Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Market Place Drugs Under investigation
Market Place Other theft Under investigation
Market Place Vehicle crime Under investigation
Market Place Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Michael Street Anti-social behaviour
Michael Street Possession of weapons Under investigation
Michael Street Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Michael Street Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Michael Street Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Michael Street Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Michael Street Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Mill Street Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Mirehouse Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Miterdale Close Anti-social behaviour
Monkwray Road Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
New Lowther Street Public order Unable to prosecute suspect
New Street Anti-social behaviour
New Street Shoplifting Under investigation
North Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Nursery Place Anti-social behaviour
Nursery Place Burglary Under investigation
Nursery Place Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Parkfields Road Anti-social behaviour
Parking Area Anti-social behaviour
Parking Area Anti-social behaviour
Parking Area Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Parking Area Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Parton Brow Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Parton Brow Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Pedestrian Subway Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Peter Street Other theft Unable to prosecute suspect
Peter Street Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Peter Street Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Petrol Station Anti-social behaviour
Petrol Station Other theft Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Petrol Station Public order Under investigation
Petrol Station Anti-social behaviour
Petrol Station Other theft Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Petrol Station Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Petrol Station Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Petrol Station Other crime Under investigation
Queen Street Public order Under investigation
Ramsey Drive Other theft Unable to prosecute suspect
Ramsey Drive Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Ravenhill Lane Burglary Under investigation
Ravenhill Lane Violence and sexual offences Formal action is not in the public interest
Ravenhill Lane Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Ravenhill Lane Violence and sexual offences Formal action is not in the public interest
Ravenhill Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Ravenhill Road Violence and sexual offences Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Red Lonning Vehicle crime Under investigation
Richmond Hill Road Anti-social behaviour
Richmond Terrace Anti-social behaviour
Richmond Terrace Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Richmond Terrace Shoplifting Under investigation
Richmond Terrace Shoplifting Local resolution
Richmond Terrace Shoplifting Under investigation
Rosemary Lane Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Ross View Anti-social behaviour
Scafell Close Burglary Under investigation
School Terrace Anti-social behaviour
Scotch Street Anti-social behaviour
Scotch Street Anti-social behaviour
Scotch Street Drugs Awaiting court outcome
Scotch Street Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Seaview Drive Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Senhouse Street Anti-social behaviour
Shopping Area Other theft Under investigation
Shopping Area Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Skiddaw Road Anti-social behaviour
Solway Road Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
South Row Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Sports/Recreation Area Public order Awaiting court outcome
Sports/Recreation Area Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Sports/Recreation Area Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Sports/Recreation Area Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
Standings Rise Burglary Under investigation
Station Road Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Strand Street Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Supermarket Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Supermarket Anti-social behaviour
Supermarket Other theft Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Supermarket Public order Further investigation is not in the public interest
Supermarket Shoplifting Under investigation
Supermarket Shoplifting Further investigation is not in the public interest
Supermarket Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Supermarket Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
The Avenue Criminal damage and arson Unable to prosecute suspect
The Avenue Public order Unable to prosecute suspect
The Avenue Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Tomlin Avenue Other crime Under investigation
Uldale Road Anti-social behaviour
Ullswater Avenue Criminal damage and arson Further investigation is not in the public interest
Ullswater Avenue Public order Unable to prosecute suspect
Ullswater Avenue Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Ullswater Avenue Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Ullswater Avenue Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Wasdale Close Anti-social behaviour
Wasdale Close Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
Wasdale Close Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
West View Road Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
West View Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Westmorland Road Anti-social behaviour
Westmorland Road Anti-social behaviour
Westmorland Road Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Westmorland Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Westmorland Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
White School Close Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
White School Close Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Williamson Lane Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
Williamson Lane Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Williamson Lane Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Williamson Lane Violence and sexual offences Unable to prosecute suspect
Windmill Brow Anti-social behaviour
Windsor Court Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Winston Close Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Wythburn Road Public order Unable to prosecute suspect
Yewbarrow Close Public order Further investigation is not in the public interest