Vehicles recovered in police crackdown

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POLICE in Levenmouth carried out a day of action in the area recently, leading to a number of arrests.

Officers specifically targeted ‘crimes of dishonesty’, resulting in a significant amount of property being recovered, including three vehicles with a value of £3500.

Speaking after the day, which took place on October 14, Detective Sergeant Calum Lawrie said: “With the assistance of information provided by members of the public, the day was a huge success, with a number of persons being taken into custody for thefts, including housebreakings, shopliftings and thefts of motor vehicles.

“Three motor vehicles with a value of £3500 were recovered and returned to their rightful owners.

“I would continue to urge anyone with information regarding thefts or the whereabouts of stolen property to contact the police on 0845 600 5702 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where any information received can be treated in confidence.”

During the past year, the number of crimes recorded in Fife has fallen by 11 per cent with 2277 fewer crimes recorded in 2010-11, compared with the previous 12 months.

A spokesperson stressed the force was committed to allowing the public to influence local policing directly by having a say on local priorities at its community engagement meetings.