Digger ATM Ram Raid Scene Secured by Intacept Security

The two-storey, store-room was left close to collapse when two walls were demolished as the gang attempted to rip out an ATM with a JCB digger.

Police believe the gang, equipped with the digger, two lorries and a fork-lift truck, fled empty-handed after being disturbed. The bungled raid came as Essex police said they were hunting a gang suspected of being behind at least three ATM raids during the last month.

In latest robbery thieves targeted the Delph petrol station in the village of Whittlesey near Peterborough, Cambs., in the early hours of Tuesday 29 September 2015.

Intacept Security have been retained to secure and protect the site while investigations continue.

Security Director Sentenced to 18 Months Imprisonment

On Thursday, 2 October 2014 at Bridgend Magistrates’ Court, an ex-security director was sentenced to 18 months imprisonment for failing to pay £80,000 under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA). In October 2013, Dean Campisi, 52, was convicted at Cardiff Crown Court, after falsely claiming that his company, Secure Serve Facilities Management Services Ltd… Continue Reading

Increase in Commercial Burglaries

Over the last few weeks we have noticed an increase in burglaries in vacant units in the area. Copper piping and other salvageable items of value have stripped from the properties. Could I please ask for your vigilance at this time, paying particular attention to your perimeter fencing if next door to vacant units and… Continue Reading

Peterborough Door Supervisor Ordered to Pay £7,000 for Breaking the Law

A Peterborough door supervisor has been ordered to pay more than £7,000 for working illegally and breaking SIA licence conditions. At Peterborough Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday [23 May], Scott Lee Greensmith was sentenced to a 12 month community service order to undertake 120 hours of unpaid work, and was ordered to pay costs of £7,833.… Continue Reading

SIA Launches Telephone Licence Renewal Service

A telephone renewals service that allows SIA licence holders to renew without having to complete an application form has been launched today [26 March]. The improved licence renewal service has been introduced in response to customer feedback, and is available for anyone renewing a licence, or applying for an additional licence in another sector, who:… Continue Reading

Manchester Security Supplier Loses ACS Appeal

A security company refused accreditation through a government scheme has been ordered to pay more than £25,000 after losing its appeal against the decision. 21st Security Ltd applied for membership of the Security Industry Authority’s Approved Contractor Scheme, but was refused on the grounds that it was not considered fit and proper to hold the… Continue Reading

Keep the Burglar Out this Winter with Simple Security Precautions says BSIA

The clocks going back on Sunday 30 October marked the start of the burglar’s favourite time of the year – the winter season. Prolonged hours of darkness provide the perfect conditions for opportunistic crime. The British Security Industry Association (BSIA), the trade association for the professional security industry in the UK, therefore urges homeowners and… Continue Reading