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Thefts of GPS devices and farm equipment

Information not held

Our Ref: Our Ref: NY8634 - Date: 14 July 2023

Our Ref: NY8634

Date: 14th July 2023


I write in connection with your request for information that was received by the Office of the North Yorkshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner (OPFCC) on 10 July 2023.

I note you seek access to the following information:

There have been a number of thefts of GPS devices, quad bikes and tractors in North Yorkshire, could you please ask the Chief Constable: 

“How many people have been charged for the thefts of the specific equipment mentioned above in this year to date and year 2022” and hopefully you will get an answer.

Extent and Result of Searches to Locate Information

To locate the information relevant to your request searches were conducted within the OPFCC.

I wish to advise you that there is no information held by the OPFCC in order to answer your request.

This is because this information is held by North Yorkshire Police and not the OPFCC.

Please note you can search for information about North Yorkshire Police or submit a Freedom of Information request to North Yorkshire Police using the below link:

Please note that systems used for recording information are not generic, nor are the procedures used locally in capturing the data.  It should be noted therefore that the OPFCC’s response to your questions should not be used for comparison purposes with any other responses you may receive.

Complaint Rights

Your attention is drawn to the attached sheet which details your right of complaint.

If you have any queries concerning this request, please contact me quoting the reference number NY8634.

Yours sincerely

Becky Cannon

Office of the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner, North Yorkshire