Tag: shoplifting

  • How many people were arrested on suspicion of shoplifting in Maldon last week

    Essex Police officers arrested 19 people on suspicion of shoplifting across the county, including one in Maldon, between November 6 and 12. All but two were subsequently charged with theft offences and other related matters, and officers are seeking criminal behaviour orders (CBOs) against three of them. Sgt Christian Denning, of the business crime team, says…

  • Here’s how many shoplifting arrests were made in Colchester in just seven days

    Essex Police officers recently arrested 20 people across the county on suspicion of shoplifting, with 14 subsequently being charged with theft offences and other related matters. A total of 12 of those arrests took place in Colchester and were made between October 30 and November 5, accounting for 60 per cent of those arrested. Sgt Christian Denning said:…

  • How shoplifting cases are on the rise in Essex

    About 10,500 shoplifting offences were recorded by Essex Police in the year to June – up from 9,137 in 2022 and a rise of 15 per cent. It follows trends across England and Wales where reports of shoplifting increased 25 per cent, from 293,000 offences in 2021-22 to 365,200 last year. However, that was below…