Abbey with Battle neighbourhood
Local priorities - 'You said, We did'
The following priorities have been identified by the community and the police:
You said: Drug Dealing - Orts Road
Reports of drug dealing in Orts Road and the surrounding area.
Using intelligence, the team conducted a warrant at a property in Orts Road resulting in an arrest and the siezure of drugs and stolen items.
You said: Speeding
Reports of speeding in Napier Road
Conducted speed enforcement operation along Napier Road and working with Reading Borough Council to resolve the issue.
You said: Drug Dealing
Reports of drug dealing taking place along the Kennet and Avon towpath.
We have conducted High Visual patrols along the towpath to deter this criminality.
You said: Suspicious Activity/Brothel
You said there was suspicious activity at a propety in Prospect Cottages and the property could possibly be being used as a brothel.
We executed a warrant and two females were arrested. Reading Magistrates issued a Closure Order on the property.
You said: Community Engagement
You said you would like to see more community engagement from the police
We held the first ever World Cafe which members of the community were invited to attend and we are in the process of planning a second one.
These are being dealt with by your neighbourhood policing team in partnership with residents and other agencies. Progress will be reported in the Neighbourhood updates.
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Acting Sergeant Tom Connolly
PC Jason Lee
PCSO Craig McCarthy
PCSO Craig Weston
PCSO Andrew Scott
PCSO Kirsty Boyd
PCSO Lydia Squire
PCSO Charlie Wakeling
PCSO Danielle Ryan
PCSO Steve Smith (British Sign Language Trained)
PCSO Rebecca Hope
PCSO Kathie Williams
PCSO Catherine Emin
PCSO Priya Bangar
PCSO Elzbieta White