Mansfield Woodhouse man due in court after police recovered a suspected stolen exhaust from his van

A Mansfield Woodhouse man is due in court after a suspected stolen exhaust pipe was recovered.

Wednesday, 21st July 2021, 5:36 pm

The item, believed to have been taken from a car overnight on July 11, was located on Thursday afternoon after keen-eyed police officers spotted a suspicious looking van in Mansfield Woodhouse.

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The vehicle was searched at around 4.30pm and the item recovered, along with a small quantity of cannabis and amphetamines.

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He's due in court in August

Richard Place, of Middleton Road, Mansfield Woodhouse, has been charged with theft from a motor vehicle, possession of cannabis and amphetamine, driving otherwise than in accordance with a licence and driving with no insurance.

The 43-year-old was bailed to appear at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court on 12 August.

PC Chantelle McDowall, from Nottinghamshire Police, said: “We take reports of vehicle related crime extremely seriously and work hard to ensure that all cases are fully investigated. I am pleased we have now brought a charge in this case and our investigations continue.”

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