Sharing positive results that NaVCIS have achieved both independently and whilst working with partner agencies. Here are the success stories from April.

Two stolen vehicles stopped at port
Estimated value: £50,000

During routine inspections at Southampton docks, NaVCIS officers located two stolen cars on false registration plates due to be exported to Zimbabwe via Namibia. 

A Range Rover Autobiography which was stolen from Cheshire in March along with a Mini Cooper which was reported as stolen after failing to be returned to Sixt Rental in Manchester in April. 

Toyota Rav 4 spotted by NaVCIS officer
Estimated value: £25,000

While conducting enquiries into stolen plant equipment in the Beckton area of London, NaVCIS officers located a 2020 Toyota Rav4 on false registration plates. The car was stolen two day earlier from a Hotel car park.

The vehicle has now been returned to the owner, who was contracting in the local area.

Rural officers in multi-agency operation
Estimated value: £10,000

During an operation with Cambridgeshire Police towards the end of April, NaVCIS rural officers identified a stolen Forst Chipper.

The chipper was stolen in Essex in 2022.


Trailers recovered in Derbyshire
Estimated value: £12,000

NaVCIS rural officers engaged in a joint operation with Derbyshire Police. During the check, two stolen Ivor Williams trailers were recovered. 

The trailers were valued at approximately £6000 each.


NaVCIS freight identifies stolen cargo 
Estimated value: £19,800

While working with Derbyshire Constabulary, NaVCIS were asked to support in identifying the rightful owner of a consignment of high value spa pools.

NaVCIS links with cargo insurance partners helped to determine that the pools had been stolen for a HGV in South Yorkshire and the pools were returned to the company.