LOCAL POLICE PRIORITIES IN YOUR NEIGHBOURHOOD AREKirkburton/Highburton: Hallas Road, Burton Acres Lane, tackle and reduce antisocial behaviour in area around Gregory Playing Fields. Skelmanthorpe: reduce antisocial behaviour around Smithy Close, Laburnum Grove, Elmfield Drive, Ashfield Avenue, Lidgett Lane and Cross Lane. Clayton West: reduce antisocial behaviour in and around Back Lane, The Cricket Field, The Royds and Long Lane areas. Flockton: reduce antisocial behaviour and unlawful use of motorcycles on Parkside, Pinfold Close and Barnsley Road, Flockton. Grange Moor: reduce antisocial behaviour on Steeple Avenue, Back lane, Bedford Avenue and Briestfield Road Grange Moor. Emley: reduce antisocial behaviour on and around Emley Football Ground, The Wentworth Club, Upper Lane, Beaumont Street, Wentworth Avenue, Wentworth Drive and Church Street. Shepley: Station Road, Abbey Drive and Shepley Railway Station and surrounding area. Cut incidents of antisocial behaviour and criminal damage.
NEWS ROUNDUPFOCUS WEEK ACTIVITYOn Wednesday April 14 officers from Huddersfield Neighbourhood Police Teams in conjunction with the Divisional Drugs Team executed four search warrants in the Emley, Clayton West and Grange Moor areas of the town. The raids were executed simultaneously at just after 10am Wednesday morning, utilising more than 25 police officers and community support officers. More than £33,000 of suspected cocaine and large amounts of cash have been recovered as a result of the raids. A 30-year-old male from Clayton West, a 27-year-old female from Emley, a 37-year-old female and 32-year-old male from the Grange Moor area have all been arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply class A controlled drugs. All four of the arrested persons have been bailed pending the results of forensic testing. Detective Sergeant Damian Roebuck from the Divisional Drugs Team said: "We are working closely with our colleagues in the Neighbourhood Police Teams to develop community intelligence. This success is a result of this collaboration. We will continue to disrupt the drugs supply in the Kirklees area in this way." Anybody with information regarding drugs and illegally held firearms should contact Kirklees Police on 01484-436609 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111 in confidence.
SMASH – GRAB – GONE! Police report a spate of thefts from motor vehicles in the area, where car windows have been smashed and property stolen from the car. Please don’t leave valuables on display in your cars. Satnavs, computer laptops, mobile phones, handbags and coats are rich pickings and can be gone in seconds.