Wirral Police weekly news round-up, 11 March 2023

This is the birkenhead.news weekly round-up of police activity in and around Wirral during the previous seven days.

One charged and two arrested in connection with murder of Elle Edwards

Detectives investigating the murder of Elle Edwards in Wallasey on Christmas Eve have arrested three people today, Wednesday 8 March 2023.

Thomas Waring, 20, of Barnston, has been charged with possession of a prohibited weapon, and assisting an offender. Waring will appear at Wirral Adult Remand Court tomorrow morning, Thursday 9 March.

Following further warrants, a man from Heswall and a woman from Tranmere, both 23, were arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit murder. Both suspects have now been released on bail.

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Police tackle anti-social behaviour in Moreton

Local officers from Wallasey have been out and about around Fender View Road and the surrounding area throughout the week due to reports of anti-social behaviour and criminal damage.

During the past couple of weeks, police have identified several youths and conducted home visits.

A police spokesperson said, “We urge anyone experiencing anti-social behaviour to ring 101 at the time of the incident, or 999 if it is an emergency. Alternatively you can report non-urgent matters through Merseyside Police Contact Centre

Provisional license holder drove on wrong side of road

The driver of this vehicle on Moreton Road, Upton, drove down the wrong side of the dual carriageway and then tried to turn into oncoming traffic.

Police enquiries revealed that the male was a provisional license holder.

The vehicle was seized and the driver reported. The driver had to make alternative arrangements to complete his journey.

Stolen bike recovered in Birkenhead

Whilst on patrol in the Birkenhead area, local officers from Team Bebington saw a male on an electric bike that was recently stolen in a burglary.

Upon sighting officers, the male made off and after a short foot chase the male discarded the bike.

The bike has now been recovered for forensic opportunities and enquiries are ongoing to identify the suspect.

Two arrested for Class A drugs offences in Birkenhead

Merseyside Police has arrested two men for drugs offences in Birkenhead.

Two males were arrested for drug offences by police officers from the Wirral Target Team, following the observation of a drug transaction between them near Birkenhead Central Library.

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59-year-old man arrested for Port Sunlight burglaries

A male, aged 59, from Rock Ferry was arrested by officers from Operation Remove on 6 March after being identified as being responsible for a number of burglaries that took place in the Port Sunlight area last month. The Investigation is currently on-going.

16-year-old arrested for drug offences in New Ferry

A 16-year-old male from Tranmere was arrested in New Ferry by officers from Operation Remove on 6 March for Possession with Intent to Supply Class B drugs and Drug Driving after suspected cannabis was recovered and the male failed drug wipe. The suspected illegally adapted e-bike was also seized.

Some images and information used with kind permission from Wirral Police/Merseyside Police.

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