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Firearm stolen from military training building

Police are appealing for information after cash and .22 rifle was stolen during break-in at a military training building in Alton.

It happened between 1.45 and 2.15am on Friday November 11 at the Army Cadet Force / Air Training Corps building in Anstey Lane.

The break-in is also being linked to two others in the area - one at the local Scout Hut, and another at St John Ambulance.

Witness appeal after fatal collision near Alton

Police are appealing for witnesses after a fatal collision near to Alton yesterday evening.

It happened on the B3349 at Shalden at 7.53 pm.

A black Audi S5 was discovered extensively damaged; the vehicle had collided with a tree. The 40-year-old male driver from Hook died of his injuries at the scene.

Roads Policing Officers at Whitchurch would like to speak to anyone who may have seen the vehicle before or after the collision.

In particular, officers would like to speak to two women drivers who stopped at the scene to assist.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the investigation team quoting Operation Martello on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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Man charged with robbery and murder of Alton man

Detectives investigating the death of Adam Cadman from Alton, have charged a man with murder.

Nicholas Paul Fields, of The Lamports, Alton, has also been charged with robbery and will appear at Basingstoke Magistrates today.

Two other people have been charged in connection with this investigation.

Lorraine Marie Jones, aged 32, and Chris Stephen Carrigan, aged 34, were charged with robbery. They were bailed in connection with the offence of murder until December 5, pending further enquiries.

Mr Cadman, aged 32, suffered severe injuries and died in hospital on last Wednesday.

2 people charged with robbery following death of Alton man

Detectives investigating the death of 32-year-old Adam Cadman from Alton have charged two people with robbery.

38-year-old Lorraine Marie Jones of Church Road West, Farnborough and 34-year-old Chris Stephen Carrigan are due to appear at Basingstoke Magistrates court this morning.

A 30-year-old man from Alton arrested on suspicion of murder remains in police custody pending further enquiries.

Third arrest in Alton murder investigation

Adam Cadman died at a flat in Alton Credit: Hampshire Police

A third person has been arrested on suspicion of the murder of a 32-year-old man who died after he was found seriously injured at a flat.

Adam Cadman, a father-of-two, suffered the injuries while in the property in Lansdowne Court, Anstey Road, Alton, Hampshire, on Tuesday.

The 32-year-old was taken by ambulance to the North Hampshire Hospital in Basingstoke in a life-threatening condition and was pronounced dead the following day.

A 38-year-old woman and a 34-year-old man, both from Farnborough, were arrested on suspicion of murder and are still being questioned after magistrates extended their custody time by 36 hours.

Now Hampshire police has also arrested a 34-year-old man from Alton on suspicion of murder.

The victim's family said in a statement released through Hampshire police: 'Adam will be greatly missed by all of his family and friends. He was a much loved young man who was both a loving son to his family and a loving father to his two young sons.

'What has happened to Adam is a tragedy that we wouldn't wish on anyone.'

Family pay tribute following death of man in Alton

Adam Cadman Credit: Hampshire Police

The family of a man from Alton who died this week has paid tribute to him. Detectives have named the man as Adam Cadman, aged 32.

His family said: "Adam will be greatly missed by all of his family and friends. He was a much loved young man who was both a loving son to his family and a loving father to his two young sons. What has happened to Adam is a tragedy that we wouldn't wish on anyone. We would like to thank everyone for their thoughts and condolences but would now appreciate the opportunity to grieve in private."

Adam was taken to North Hampshire Hospital on Tuesday, September 30 by ambulance. He was discovered at a flat in the town with severe injuries and was in a life-threatening condition. Sadly he was pronounced dead on the evening of Wednesday, October 1.

Officers are continuing to carry out numerous enquiries into the circumstances surrounding his death. Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Op Nembus team at Whitchurch Police Station on 101, or call the charity Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111, where information can be left anonymously.

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Descriptions of five suspects after ram raid

The five men involved range in build from slim to overweight. They were wearing clothing ranging from camouflage outfits to jeans and tracksuit bottoms and had their faces covered.

Specific descriptions include:

One was of a large build. He was wearing what appeared to be jeans and a dark coloured jacket with a light coloured stripe down the arms and hood. He had a black scarf over his face.

Another man was wearing camouflage gear. He was the driver of the vehicle.One man was of medium build and was wearing tracksuit bottoms.

Chainsaws stolen in ram raid on business in Alton

Police have released this CCTV picture after the theft Credit: Hampshire Police

Police have released a CCTV image following the theft of equipment from an Alton business.At 11.20pm on Thursday, February 20, five men in a silver Subaru Forrester were involved in a ram raid incident at Mike Garwood Farm Machinery on Shelleys Lane.

A number of Stihl chainsaws and pressure washers were taken from the showroom. These were put in the car through the rear tailgate and also through the sunroof. The car drove off from Shelleys Lane towards the B3004 and passing motorists may have noticed items sticking out of the sunroof.

CCTV released after scam at Alton post office

Police investigating a scam at Alton post office involving exchanging Sterling for Euros have released CCTV images of three men they want to speak to.

Between 12.50pm and 1.15pm on 5th November, three men went into the post office in the WH Smith store in Alton.

Police wish to speak to this man in connection to the scam at Alton post office Credit: Hampshire Police

One man went to the counter and exchanged some Sterling for Euros. The man then said he’d changed his mind and offered the Euros back. However, it is believed he didn’t give all of the Euro cash back to the cashier.

Police believe the three men pictured in the CCTV images were working together.

Anyone with information should contact Hampshire police on 101.

Police wish to speak to these man in connection to the scam at Alton post office Credit: Hampshire Police
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