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Police and Crime Commissioner in Stone

PCC Matthew Ellis speaks to shoppers in Stone town centre

Matthew Ellis, Staffordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, will be in Stone on Monday 5th January to hear about the issues that matter to local people. He will hold a supermarket surgery at Morrisons in Mill Street between 2pm and 3pm. The ‘Let’s Talk’ event is the latest opportunity for people to tell Mr Ellis first-hand about crime and local policing ...

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Man arrested after Priory Road incident

Staffordshire Police

A man was arrested on Monday (21st July) following an incident in Priory Road, Stone, which saw a 46-year-old taken to hospital with “puncture wounds”. A Staffordshire Police spokeswoman said this afternoon: “We received a call at around 5.20pm on Monday reporting an injured man. The 46 year-old Stone man was taken to the University Hospital of North Staffordshire with ...

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36 bikes stolen in raid at The Velo Store

Bike theft

  Burglars knocked through two walls and stole a large number of bicycles from The Velo Store in Stone on Sunday night (1st June). Thirty-six bikes worth over £43,000 were stolen in the raid. Shocked staff discovered what had happened when they turned up for work on Monday. Staffordshire Police sent us this statement this afternoon: “Unknown offenders broke into ...

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Police Commissioner in Stone on Saturday

Staffordshire PCC

Staffordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Matthew Ellis will be speaking to people at supermarkets in Stone this weekend. The ‘Let’s Talk’ events will be held on Saturday 15th February at Morrisons in Mill Street from 11am to noon and then in the Co-op in the High Street from 12.15pm to 1.15pm. People are invited to come along to discuss any ...

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Appeal after fire extinguisher incident in Stone

Staffordshire Police

A fire extinguisher was set off through a letterbox at a property in Lichfield Street, Stone, on Sunday night. Police were called at around 10.40pm. A spokesman said: “The hose from a fire extinguisher had been put through the letterbox and the extinguisher triggered, causing the foam to cover the floor of the porch. No-one was injured and no permanent ...

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Six years in prison for Wine Cellar knifeman

  The man who robbed The Wine Cellar in Stone in September has been jailed for six years. Nicholas Overton, aged 35, was sentenced at Chester Crown Court on Monday 28th October for a total of nine knifepoint robberies in North Staffordshire and Cheshire, including the Stone corner shop in Oulton Road on Sunday 8th September. Overton had absconded on ...

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Body cams for frontline police officers

Frontline police officers, PCSOs and Special Constables in Stone and across Staffordshire are to get body cams. The body-worn video cameras will be rolled out to officers across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent in the coming months following a successful pilot by Newcastle-under-Lyme Local Policing Team. The scheme has been funded by Staffordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Matthew Ellis. Mr Ellis says ...

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Man charged with Wine Cellar robbery

A 35-year-old escaped prisoner has been charged with three knife-point robberies, including the one at The Wine Cellar in Stone that happened earlier this month. Detectives from Cheshire, working closely with colleagues in Staffordshire, have charged Nicholas Andrew Overton with the knife-point robbery at corner shop in Oulton Road which happened on 8th September. Overton has also been charged with knife-point ...

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Handbag stolen in Morrisons supermarket

A 61-year-old woman had her handbag containing her diabetes kit stolen in Morrisons this afternoon. The bag was stolen while she was shopping in the store at about 2.50pm on Wednesday 11th September. It is described as a brown crocodile-skin carry bag and it contained cash, bank cards, cheque book, a driving licence, a white Blackberry mobile phone, a diabetes ...

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