Each month, we’ll share positive results that NaVCIS have achieved both independently and whilst working with partner agencies. Here are the success stories from August.

Drone deployed to locate motorhome
Estimated value: £75,000

After receiving a notification from a tracking device, officers sent up a drone to locate this stolen motorhome in Leicester. The vehicle was stolen from Cambridgeshire Police area in August and will undergo forensic examination.

 

Toyota recovered from shipping container
Estimated value: £34,500

NaVCIS officers prevented this vehicle, stolen from the Met Police area in July, from heading overseas. It was discovered at Felixstowe Port, hidden in a container and destined for the Democratic Republic of Congo. The car was hidden behind 3 other vehicles and numerous household goods.

Vehicle tracker helps locate Porsche
Estimated value: £36,000

This stolen Porsche Macan was recovered by NaVCIS officers in the Metropolitan Police area on the 8th August. Luckily the vehicle had a Vodafone tracker installed which brought the hunt to a swift conclusion.

Thames Valley Police secure stolen caravan
Estimated value: £23,000

During a routine stop, Thames Valley Police where unable to check the history of this caravan. The officer contacted NaVCIS who confirmed that the caravan had been stolen from Staffordshire in 2019

Vehicle tracker helps locate Porsche
Estimated value: £36,000

This stolen Porsche Macan was recovered by NaVCIS officers in the Metropolitan Police area on the 8th August. Luckily the vehicle had a Vodafone tracker installed which brought the hunt to a swift conclusion.

Stolen digger recovered
Estimated value: £10,000

While supporting Metropolitan Police on a warrant, NaVCIS officers checked this digger with Datatag which turned out to have false ID. Enquiries with the last known owner revealed the digger was stolen in 2018.

Electric bikes discovered on warrant
Estimated value: Unknown

Working with Derbyshire Police, NaVCIS officers found several pallets of electric powered bicycles in the Old Trafford area of Manchester. Likely a proceed of cargo theft. Current value unknown but with electric bikes costing anything between £600 and £10,000 you can see from the picture that the final total could be extremely high.