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Mole Valley Beat Bulletin Tues 3rd August 2021

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Mole Valley Beat Bulletin Tues 3rd August 2021
 
 
#TuesdayThoughts : Theft of wallet from vehicle #Dorking Monday 2nd Aug early morning - under investigation. Top tips for car security:
 
 
 
https://www.securedbydesign.com/guidance/crime-prevention-advice/vehicle-crime/car-security
 
 
 
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Burglary Alert: Items stolen from residential property #Abinger Hammer 2nd Aug - Under Investigation. Here’s what we recommend you do before you go out:
 
 
https://www.surrey.police.uk/cp/crime-prevention/protect-home-crime/leaving-your-home-checklist/
 
 
 
 
 
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Here’s some great advice on how to protect yourself from scam text messages.
 
 
STOP: Taking a moment to stop and think before parting with your money or information could keep you safe.
 
 
CHALLENGE: Could it be fake? It’s ok to reject, refuse or ignore any requests. Only criminals will try to rush or panic you.
 
 
PROTECT: Contact your bank immediately if you think you’ve fallen for a scam and report it to Action Fraud.
 
 
 
 
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Burglary Alert: Door forced to shop #Bookham High St. Mon 2nd Aug 8.20pm Under Investigation - Doors and windows are particularly vulnerable – use security-rated products to make more resistant.
 
 
 
https://www.surrey.police.uk/cp/crime-prevention/keeping-business-safe-from-crime/keep-burglars-out-business/
 
 
Police Preferred Spec's https://www.securedbydesign.com/
 
 
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Fraud Alert - #Goodwyns / #Dorking Compensation scam - but where you end up being convinced to give the scammers money rather than the other way around –
 
 
https://www.ourwatch.org.uk/protectfromfraud "it’s ok to be firm in telling scammers you are not interested!"
 
 
 
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Attempted theft of motorcycle from residential address North #Leatherhead late last Sat night - thieves made off when disturbed by neighbour who came out to see what was going on - bikes/scooters: lock, chain and cover to make them harder to steal
 
 
https://www.securedbydesign.com/guidance/crime-prevention-advice/vehicle-crime/motorcycles-scooter-security
 
 
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What's the 'policing bug'? No, it's not another virus but when you start your policing career and begin to realise how much your actions and decisions can help keep communities safe and protect vulnerable people and you just can't get enough! Listen to our Chief Constable talk about when he got the 'policing bug' and why we have a set of commitments about our people which include being an inclusive and friendly force - a workplace where you can be yourself: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r9_0co7g6ls
 
 
 
We're open for Police Officer recruitment for both routes, Police Constable Degree Apprenticeship and Degree Holder Entry Programme, up until Sunday 8 August 23:59. For more information and to apply visit https://bit.ly/3BtJU8C
 
 
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Car swerving over solid white line and back again A25 Reigate Rd #Buckland Saturday afternoon - Mole Valley officers pulled the driver over due to the manner of driving and subsequent breath test showed driver to be over the limit. Charged. Think! https://www.think.gov.uk/
 
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Burglary Alert: Links Rd #Ashtead Thursday 29th July patio door smashed and tools stolen from inside. Under Investigation. Tip: Make sure all access points are secured such as gates and activate any external security lighting that you may have –
 
https://www.securedbydesign.com/media/attachments/2021/03/04/sbd-secure-home-whilst-on-holiday-llet.pdf
 
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Mole Valley Dog Warden Retiring
 
 
 
Well it’s time to say a fond farewell to all our Facebook Friends & Followers.
 
 
On Friday 6th August Demon & I will be hanging up our leads as we retire after 10yrs & 33yrs respectively working at Mole Valley District Council.
 
 
I would like to thank everyone who has helped/supported/assisted throughout my Term of Service without you my Job would have been much harder.
 
 
May I take this opportunity to wish you and all your families and of course your pets a very safe and prosperous future.
With kindest regards and best wishes to you all.
 
 
 
Demon & Joe
 
 
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One in custody and quantity of drugs recovered after successful warrant executed early Friday morning in Mole Valley (Dorking)  by Officers from the borough policing team (SNT) and Eastern DSU (Divisional Support Unit.
 
What are the signs of potential drug dealing?
 

- Lots of visitors, who don’t stay very long, arriving at all times of the day and night
- People waiting in cars outside particular properties exchanging small packets or cash
- Lots of visitors bringing items such as T.V's or bikes but leaving empty handed
- Lone/vulnerable neighbours suddenly having groups of young men living at their address.



What we want to know:
 

- Time, date and place
- Vehicle registrations and the make, model and colour
- Descriptions of people and details of what they were doing
- Direction they travelling to and from
- How many times you have seen them – is it always at the same time of day?


 

Don’t put yourself at risk while gathering this information. Please always pass the information to the police and do not confront or approach suspected drug dealers.
 
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Message sent by
Andy Reid (Surrey Police, InTheKnow.Community Administrator, Mole Valley)

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