December 2018 crime & ASB figures


Offence No. in Shenley No. in Hertsmere
Burglary business and community 0  16
Burglary residential 1  51
Criminal damage 6  82
Vehicle crime 7  56
Anti-Social Behaviour (ASB) incidents* 10  191


Burglary residential

Offender(s) attempted to burgle an address in Broadley Gardens on December 29.  No entry was gained but damage was caused to the front door.

Criminal damage

Damage was caused to a residents’ Sky TV cable in Birchwood between December 5 and 12.

A window was damaged at the King William pub on two separate occasions – on December 6 and between December 14 and 15.

A customer card reader was damaged in McDonalds in London Colney on December 14.

A customer caused damage to food machines in McDonalds in London Colney on December 17.

A mobile phone was stolen from Willows Farm on December 13.

Guttering was removed from the Gingerbread House Dental Surgery between December 27 and 28.  It was previously targeted for lead theft.

Vehicle Crime

Fuel was stolen from a car parked in Newcombe Road on November 15.

Wing mirrors were damaged on a vehicle parked in King Charles Road on November 26.

Offender has tried to crowbar open van doors in Halliday Close between December 5 and 6.

A moped was stolen from a front drive in North Avenue between December 8 and 9.

Number plates were stolen from a vehicle parked in Trafford Close between 6am and 2.30pm on December 8.

A Mercedes Benz was stolen without keys from The Lawns between December 11 and 12.

An offender visited a resident in Allen Close on December 23, who had advertised his vehicle on Auto Trader.  The offender test drove the vehicle and stole the vehicle with the keys.

Anti-Social Behaviour

The anti-social behaviour includes rowdy customers and a civil dispute at McDonalds in London Colney; young people throwing snowballs and stones outside Tesco in Andrews Close; five separate reports of young people playing music late at night, being drunk and disorderly, vehicles playing loud music and rowdy behaviour in Porters Park Drive and young people acting anti-socially in Halliday Close.

*ASB is not defined as ‘crime’ however it has been included in this table for your information as it can affect the wider community and we (police) are jointly responsible with local councils for dealing with it. Recordable ASB includes neighbour disputes and noise nuisance, as well as issues such as regular rowdy behaviour in public places.

Other Crime

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Contact Crimestoppers anonymously with information about crime on 0800 555 111.


Shenley Parish Council area is covered by PCSOs Chris Ramdeen from the Potters Bar and Shenley Safer Neighbourhood Team.






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