So, North East Derbyshire Police have issued a warning to vehicle owners across Dronfield following five break-ins, in one single night. Have you or anyone you know been affected by this?
Basically, they are telling residents to be extra careful with their vehicles and garage security, which is a bit like telling women to wear more clothes if they don’t want to be sexually assaulted.
Four vans and a garage have been broken into for power tools, these guys are determined. You can lock your vehicle all you want if these guys want to get in, they are getting it.
Between the hours of 8pm on Tuesday, May 31st and 7:30am the following morning a van on Smith Croft in Dronfield Woodhouse was broken into and the vehicle, nothing was taken but they were prepared to smash into the vehicle to find out.
Three men were spotted bulldozing their way into a Nissan Navara on Highfields Road in Dronfield, making off drilling equipment. Another raid on a garage in Hilltop Road also revealed more drilling equipment was stolen.
In the early hours of Wednesday morning, June 1st, thieves stole more tools from a Peugeot van and damaged a Citroen Berlingo.
It’s possible that the burglaries could be linked to a crime last month where a garage on Cowley Land in Holmes field where a large range-type cooker, golf clubs and furniture were stolen.
If you have any information about any of the crimes should contact PC James Mirfin, quoting crime reference 23740/16 or send him a message online by visiting the Contact Us section of our website: www.derbyshire.police.uk/Contact-Us