Information Update – 15th October 2009

Operation Sibley 2 – updated 16th October 2009
On the morning of Friday the 16th of October 2009 the Sedgefield Neighbourhood Police Team executed a Magistrates search warrant under the misuse of drugs act at an address in Trimdon Grange as part of Operation Sibley.
During the search of the premises a quantity of cannabis was found, also found was some equipment which is believed to have been used in the possible production of cannabis plants. The male occupant of the address was arrested for possession of cannabis. Police Community Support Officers will be carrying out extra patrols in the area to offer reassurance and will be posting leaflets out lining details of the operation and local officer contact details.

This operation was only possible as the result of community intelligence being received, local police are asking for anyone with further information in relation to the supply or use of drugs in the Trimdon area to contact them. Information will treated in confidence or if you wish to remain anonymous you can contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. Positive action will be taken with regards to any information received.
Contact: Pc 1636 John Seymour on 0345 60 60 365 at Sedgefield Police Office or by email.

Anti Social Behaviour – Church Road .
In recent weeks there has been an increase in incidents of anti social behaviour and street drinking in Church Road Trimdon Village . We will be providing extra patrols in the coming weeks to tackle these issues. Anyone who witnesses any such incident or has any information in relation to the supply of alcohol to juveniles can contact me on the usual number or can email me.

Drugs – Operation Sibley.
On the 25th of September 2009 a magistrates search warrant under the misuse of drugs was executed at an address in Meadow Road Trimdon Village . A local male was arrested and a quantity of drugs and a suspected stolen motorcycle was also seized. This operation was possible as the result of information coming from the local community – anyone with any information in relation to supply or the use of drugs can contact me in person or anonymously.

Anti Social Behaviour – Carrside Road .
We are currently working in partnership with Sedgefield Borough Homes in order to reduce incidents in the above location, in recent weeks incidents have reduced. We will continue to patrol the area and address any further incidents with positive action.


Pc 1636 John Seymour
Trimdon Beat Officer
Sedgefield Neighbour Police Team
0345 60 60 365
F.I.N. 1853