ON the morning of Sunday 4th December Sergeant Nick Hampson of the Thurrock Community Policing team arrested an adult male for criminal damage as part of Operation Sacrifice.
This operation is the Policing Team’s response to nuisance off-road vehicles being used on the highways and private land across Thurrock.
The arrest was following an investigation into reported damage caused to private land in South Ockendon by off-road vehicles. The male admitted to committing the offence and was issued with a Conditional Caution and ordered to pay compensation to the land owner.
The quad bike used in the offence was also seized. If you have any information regarding nuisance off-road you can contact use via our email address ThurrockCommunityPolicingTeam@essex.pnn.police.uk or alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.