News: tagged "Diesel Theft"

Diesel theft from generator leaves hundreds without power

Tue, November 11, 2014 - 10:34:00

Hundreds of households on Barry Island were left power-less for two days after a fault led to a power outage, and thieves stole diesel from the backup generator.

423 Barry Island residents awoke to no power on the morning of November 4th, due to a fault with a transformer that had developed in Western Power Distribution’s Plymouth Road Substation. Residents were left without power…

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Norfolk’s Fuel Theft Set to Fall in 2014

Mon, November 10, 2014 - 10:44:00

We sent out a series of Freedom of Information Requests to police forces across the United Kingdom asking for information on the theft of heating oil from oil tanks, as well as the theft of diesel from storage tanks. We excluded theft from vehicles or garage forecourts.

We asked the Norfolk Constabulary to supply us with all the key stats on fuel theft within the last five years. The force…

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Fuel thefts stats revealed for Thames Valley

Tue, October 28, 2014 - 4:35:00

Fuel theft is an infuriating crime – it leaves companies with no fuel to fill their vehicles or machinery and it leaves homeowners with no heating oil to heat their home. What’s even more infuriating is the cost that’s left behind, because not only do many have to pay for the damage caused to tanks and other repairs such as forced entry, there’s the cost of refuelling the…

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Building site targeted for fuel theft

Tue, October 21, 2014 - 2:24:00

A building site in County Antrim, Northern Ireland has had fuel stolen from an on-site fuel bowser.

Police believe that the site, located on Templepatrick Road in the Templepatick area, was entered sometime between 10:40pm and 11:10pm on Tuesday 7th October 2014.

A fuel bowser and a quantity of water piping were stolen during the incident. Sergeant Jonathan Francey said: “I…

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Shocking fuel theft stats from Northamptonshire Police

Mon, October 13, 2014 - 9:25:00

Fuel theft is one of the most exasperating crimes you can experience. Not only will it cost hard-earned pounds to replace, but unexpectedly running out of fuel can be even more inconvenient. Police have warned householders to be on the lookout for fuel thieves operating in their area and to keep a watchful eye over your fuel tanks.

To help you stay vigilant – and to really understand…

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Construction site targeted for fuel bowser theft

Fri, October 10, 2014 - 11:23:00

A construction site was left damaged and without fuel after thieves made off with 1500 litres of diesel which they had taken from the on-site fuel bowser.

Police are appealing for information after diesel was stolen by thieves from a fuel bowser on a construction site near Bruton, Somerset.  So far police have received reports that a white car and a white transit van entered the construction…

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Suspected diesel theft from a parked digger

Fri, October 10, 2014 - 10:32:00

Police are investigating reports of a diesel theft from a digger parked up on Coast Road, Larne. The incident is said to have taken place between Monday 6th and Tuesday 7th October sometime overnight.

Larne PSNI commander, Chief Insp Stephen McCauley is appealing to the community for information, he said: “Anyone who knows anything about the theft or saw suspicious activity along…

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Theft of diesel fuel in Somerset

Thu, October 09, 2014 - 12:41:00

Two vehicles have been broken into over the weekend, leaving the owners without fuel and their satellite navigation devices.

The incident took place at a compound in Frome and it is thought that the fuel syphoned from the vehicles totalled a value of £480. CCTV at the site on Mells Road was also smashed during the incident. The occurrence is said to have taken place over the weekend,…

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