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Police Commissioner in Stone on Saturday

Police Commissioner in Stone on Saturday

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...

Appeal after fire extinguisher incident in Stone

Appeal after fire extinguisher incident in Stone

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....

Six years in prison for Wine Cellar knifeman

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...

Body cams for frontline police officers

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...

Man charged with Wine Cellar robbery

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...

Handbag stolen in Morrisons supermarket

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...

Two arrested in Stone in drugs operation

Two arrested in Stone in drugs operation

Two men were arrested in Stone on Monday on suspicion of drugs offences. Staffordshire Police officers executed warrants under the Misuse of Drugs Act on Monday 12th August as part of the force’s ongoing Operation Nemesis initiative. The addresses were targeted as a result of information gathered through intelligence inquiries and from members of...

Vandals smash cricket club fence

Vandals smash cricket club fence

  Please let the police know if you saw whoever kicked in part of Stone Cricket Club’s Lichfield Road fence on Saturday night / early hours of Sunday morning. The damage was done after 10.30pm on Saturday. Call police on 101 if you have any information. We’ve had reports of other nuisance and criminal...

Online question time for police commissioner

Online question time for police commissioner

Staffordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) Matthew Ellis will be answering people’s questions in a one-hour online chat on Monday 22nd July. ‘Let’s Talk Online’ allows those who take part to ask the Commissioner about a wide range of policing issues. The chat is on Monday between 3.30pm and 4.30pm. Come back to this...

Views sought on new crime strategy

Views sought on new crime strategy

People in Stone are being urged to give their views on a new strategy to make the town and communities across Staffordshire safer. The Safer, Fairer, United Communities strategy has been published by Staffordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Matthew Ellis for consultation across the county and the city of Stoke-on-Trent. It focuses on four...

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