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

Four caravans recovered from Warwickshire
Estimated value: £70,000

Acting on a warrant with Warwickshire police, NaVCIS Plant and Leisure team were able to recover 4 caravans which had been stolen from Staffordshire, Wrexham, Cambridgeshire and Stratford on Avon.


Stolen rural vehicles and power tools in Dorset
Estimated value: £100,000

NaVCIS Rural team assisted local officers in searches at two rural locations in Dorset. A number of confirmed stolen and suspected stolen vehicles and power tools were located, leading to two arrests.

The recovered items included:

  • Ford Transit stolen Dorset 12/21
  • Ford Transit stolen Metpol 2017
  • Honda Foreman stolen Wiltshire 2019
  • Power tools stolen in a Burglary two days previously Dorset
  • 2 Log splitters stolen 2020 Dorset
  • John Deere Mower stolen Dorset 2019
  • JCB Micro digger stolen Wiltshire 2019

Other vehicles were seized for further investigations.

NEC vehicle checks uncover cloned Fiat
Estimated value: £4,500

As part of a multi-agency check at the NEC in Birmingham, NaVCIS officers inspected numerous vehicles of all sizes, from motorcycles to heavy plant.

Among the many offences discovered, this cloned Fiat Sport was identified which had been stolen from the local area

Working with Hungarian force to recover £100,000 load
Estimated value: £100,000

NaVCIS were contacted by the Hungarian Border Control Police who had stopped a lorry with 2 Volvo excavators in the rear. Following enquiries it was established that both were stolen from separate locations in Cleveland. An urgent referral was sent to Interpol which enabled the machines to be seized.