Covering the following Neighbourhood Policing Teams : Airedale & Ferry Fryston NPT, Altofts & Whitwood NPT and Castleford Central & Glasshoughton NPT
Ward 2 : Nuisance bikes – alot of work being carried out around this issue. Teams dedicated to bringing suspects to justice. This is linked in with day of Action and Op MatrixNuisance youths – increase in calls and recent damage to bus. Partnership working and increased patrols.
Ward 4, Lee Way, Keystone Avenue and Manor Grove: Rough Sleepers, Town Centre/Surrounding Streets: Sweep to be completed alongside Riverside Homeless team Meeting to be organised by Cllr Forster alongside Trinity with a view to Partnership working/Positive action, Look at possibility of opening up trinity or alternative building to accommodate rough sleepers locally over the colder months.Shop Theft/Purse Dipping’s – Town Centre/Junction 32. – Due to Christmas period approaching – Historically over recent years there has been a large rise in these offences: Extra patrols, partnership working with Shop Watch. Crime prevention stalls, Purse Bells, Personal security,HGV’s Carr Wood Road/Whistler Drive: Work to continue regarding initial warning letters to those drivers not adhering, Transport Managers advised of the same.
Ward 3b: King George’s Fields – youth nuisance, drugs and motor bikes, patrnership working to combat these issue.Gannet Close ASB and problem tenants, partnership working.
22 March 2017
Police in Wakefield are appealing for information to trace a missing teenager who was last seen over three weeks ago.
09 March 2017
West Yorkshire Police have this evening bailed a 79-year-old man arrested on suspicion of the murder of 14-year-old schoolgirl Elsie Frost.
06 March 2017
The family of a man who died 21-years ago this year in a 'road rage' incident near Pontefract have appealed for help them find justice. The death of Peter Swailes will appear on BBC Crimewatch this evening (Monday 6 March).
02 March 2017
Unlicenced Driver's car seized.