Ringmaster News - 1st Quarter 2012
Witness Appeal - Fatal Collision - Chalfont St
Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses to a fatal collision
in Chalfont St Giles on 11th March 2012. The
incident happened in Amersham Road shortly after
8pm. A blue Mercedes C Class was involved in a collision with
a white Iveco van and then collided with a tree.
The driver and passenger of the Mercedes, women aged 53 and 73
from Isleworth, Middlesex, were pronounced dead at the scene.
The van driver suffered minor injuries in the incident.
Anyone who witnessed the collision should contact Sgt Bob Merrill
at the Joint Roads Policing Unit based in Aylesbury via 101.
If you don't want to speak directly to the police you can contact
the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555
111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org. No personal details are
taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not
go to court.
Digital Switchover - Beware of Doorstep Callers
The Crystal Palace television transmitter is due to
switch to a digital signal on 4th and 18th April 2012. Most television
aerials will be able to receive the improved signal, and providing
televisions are either already digital, or have a digital box connected,
they will also be able to receive a signal after switchover, once
they have been retuned.
Householders should therefore beware of doorstep callers informing
them that their aerials or other equipment will not be suitable
for digital. If in doubt contact a local aerial specialist who is
CAI approved (Confederation of Aerial Industries), or an electrical
Anyone who has not yet converted their set and is eligible for the
Help Scheme because they are over 75, claiming or entitled to claim
Disability Living Allowance, is blind or partially sighted, or is
living in a care home for more than 6 months, should contact the
or call free 0800 40 85 900. Further information on the switchover
can be found on www.digitaluk.co.uk
or call 08456 50 50 50.
Email Scam - Population Census
We are aware that an email entitled 'Population Census:
a message to everyone - act now' is being circulated, allegedly
in the name of National Statistician, Jil Matheson. This email demands
individuals provide further personal information, supposedly for
the Census and threatens fines for non-compliance.
This email is a scam and a hoax. It has no connection
whatsoever with the National Statistician, the 2011 Census or the
Office for National Statistics.
We believe the links in the email could download malware to any
computer where the user clicks on the links. This could put your
personal data, including financial information, at risk.
Anyone receiving this, or similar emails, should delete them, not
open any links and certainly not provide any information.
For more information on how to protect yourself from this type of
threat, please see www.getsafeonline.org
If you wish to, please report receipt of any such suspicious at
ONS takes the protection of personal census information extremely
seriously. Collection of census data was completed last year and
no further requests will be forthcoming from the Office for National
Statistics relating to the 2011 Census.
Theft from Motor Vehicles
The Chiltern Local Policing Area are experiencing an
increasing amount of theft from motor vehicles whereby victims are
leaving valuable items such as handbags and electrical goods in
their vehicles and on display whilst they are spending just minutes
Offenders are not only targeting insecure vehicles but forcing entry
into the vehicle to steal these items. This is a reminder to the
public not to leave any valuables in the vehicle no matter how brief
your visit. Also, ensure that doors and windows are locked at all
Appeal for witnesses after Assault -Winkers
Farm Country Club
Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses after
a man was assaulted outside Winkers Farm Country Club in Chalfont
St Peter during the early hours of Sunday 15 January.
The 24-year-old man sustained a fractured jaw after being punched
in the face in the car park of the club at around 3am. The man required
The suspects are described as two white men, in their early twenties
to early thirties, 5ft 11 to 6ft and of medium to stocky build.
It is believed that they got out of a silver taxi before the assault.
Det Con Natalie Golding, investigating the incident, said: “We believe
that the man was assaulted after an altercation inside the club.
We are very keen to hear from anyone who witnessed that altercation,
saw the assault take place, or has any other information which could
assist with our enquiries.”
Det Con Golding can be contacted via the 24-hour Police Enquiry
Centre on 101. If you don’t want to speak to police or give your
name, please call the Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.
Message from Slough Police Station
Thames Valley Police is releasing images of jewellery
recovered from a house in London which may have been taken during
burglaries in the Force area.
The items of jewellery, including several watches, earrings and
necklaces, were recovered from a property in the Lambeth area of
London, on Friday 6 January.
have been released in a bid to identify the owners. It is believed
the items could have been stolen during burglaries in the Thames
Valley area or surrounding Force areas.
If you recognise any of the property, please contact Thames Valley
Police via the non-emergency number, 101.
Anyone with any information about the incident is asked to contact
PC Robinson at High Wycombe police station via 0845 8 505 505, or
if you don't want to talk to the police or give your name, call
the Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.