BURGLARY Meltham, Mar 7. Burglar entered property through insecure rear patio door, but was disturbed by occupant who came downstairs and saw suspect crouched over the plasma TV. Suspect ran out through patio doors onto the decking but resident chased and tackled him to the floor and detained him until police arrived. A second suspect made off before the police arrived. Meltham, Mar 3. Intruder sneaked in through unlocked front door and stole property. Meltham, Mar 4. Raider(s) got in through unlocked back door activating alarm. They stole property and keys to vehicle which was driven off but later recovered abandoned with minor damage. Netherthong, Mar 5. Burglars got in through unlocked side door and stole property from bedroom. Honley High School, Mar 4. Raider forced window lock, leaned through to unplug computer and stole it through window. The Bay Horse, Penistone Road, Hade Edge, Mar 4. Fire door forced open activating alarm but nothing stolen.
ATTEMPTED BURGLARY Brockholes, Mar 8. Hasp forced off shed door but alarm activated disturbing suspect/s who made off empty handed.
CRIMINAL DAMAGE Holmfirth High School, Mar 8. Sharp implement used to cut tarpaulin covering of the gardening section. Honley C of E Junior School, Mar 5. Drainpipe pulled from wall, lighting wires pulled from fascia, external alarm box smashed. Honley, Mar 5. Stone thrown at house smashing landing window. Honley, Mar 8. Glass panels in front door of house smashed.
THEFT Holmfirth, Mar 3. Horse trailer stolen. Honley, Mar 4. Crate of milk stolen from back of house. Honley, Mar 5. Slate tiles stolen from roof of detached garage. Honley, Mar 5. Thieves climbed on to garage roof and stole slate stone roof tiles.
VEHICLE CRIME Holmfirth, Mar 3. Tyres slashed on vehicle parked on roadside. Meltham, Mar 7. Vandals damaged car. Front offside quarterlight smashed and opened offside door opened to get in. Vehicle searched but nothing stolen. Honley, Mar 8. Rear windscreen smashed and attempt made to steal speakers. Raider disturbed and made off empty handed on foot. Holmfirth, Mar 6. Rear windscreen smashed and thief reached inside to steal property. Holmfirth, Mar 6. Rear windscreen smashed and bag left on display in vehicle stolen. Honley, Mar 3. Thief got into unlocked vehicle parked on driveway. Selected items stolen from vehicle and glove box. Honley, Mar 3. Red Vauxhall Corsa stolen - registration R844 CKV.
ARSON Meltham, Mar 7. Wheeled bin at back of disused mill set alight.