Under age drinking or youth annoyance alcohol related
Date of Meeting:
Activity Centre. Glantawe Street Morriston @6.30pm
Location of Concern:
Rear of the Housing Office Treharne Road
Complaints received from residents of youths gathering in the early evening drinking alcohol and setting fires to rubbish at the rear of the Housing Office on Treharne Road Morriston
- >> Regular Patrols - 30/10/2009
No further complaints have been received from local residents that over look this problem area. Regular patrols have been made by Morriston Neighbourhood Policing Team with a small number of children being found in the lane at the rear of Strawberry Place with no offences being committed.
- >> 2 x Cannabis cautions in one day! - 14/10/2009
- On Tuesday the 13th of October, on two seperate occassions two males were stopped and searched by local officers on Treharne road. Both were found to be in possession of a small amount of the Class B drug Cannabis. Both were isssued with a formal Caution and the Cannabis was seized for destroying. Both will also receive and Anti-socail behaviour referral for their un-acceptable behaviour.
- >> No further complaints - 06/10/2009
I received no further complaints from resident of any Anti Social Behaviour from youths in the Treharne Road area. However one resident reported a large number of young people were seen hanging around near to the Library on Friday night. No offences were being committed and all the young people moved on after a short while.
- >> All Quiet - 29/09/2009
All quiet in the area of Treharne Road with no further complaints being received from residents or trader. Lets just hope that it stays that way. Patrols will still continue over the next few weeks. If you need to speak to me on a one to one basis, I will be holding a surgery on Monday 5th October in the Morriston Library on Treharne Road from 2pm till 4pm or alternately you can phone me direct on my mobile 07805301646.
- >> Alcohol confiscated - 22/09/2009
No further complaints have been received from local residents over the past few days of youths causing annoyance in the area that surrounds Treharne Road. However two young people who were under the age of 18 were found drinking alcohol on Cwmbath Road which is only a short distance away from this PACT priority area. The alcohol was confiscated by Police and the two young men were reported. If you know where these young people are purchasing their alcohol from, Please contact me on 07805301646 or phone the new 101 non emergency number.
- >> Area relatively quiet - 13/09/2009
Regular patrols have been made in this area with only one complaint being received from a concerned resident of three men being intoxicated and acting in an anti social manner at 9:30am on Saturday morning. A search of the area was made by Police and the male persons were nowhere to be found.
No further complaints were received on Friday and Saturday night
- >> Youths moved on - 07/09/2009
On Saturday 5th September a large number of young people had gathered in the lane next to Snooker World. No alcohol was found. However residents reported that some of the youths were throwing stones. No youths were identified and all were moved on. One male person in his twenties was given a severe warning with regards to his behaviour and his details taken.
- >> Morriston Pact meeting update - 01/09/2009
- At this months Morriston PACT meeting which was held on Tuesday 1st September 2009. It was decided to continue this problem area as a PACT priority as there are still on going issues with young people garthering and causing an annoyance.
- >> area patrolled - 27/08/2009
- The vicinity of Treharne road was patroled by Morriston officer's last night - Wednesday night. There where no youths present causing problems.
- >> No calls or complaints - 23/08/2009
During Saturday evening, the 22nd of August, no calls were received regarding youth annoyance or anti-social behaviour in the whole of the Morriston sector.
- >> No offences - 19/08/2009
- Patrols where carried out of the area on Wednesday 19th of August with a handfull of youths present. No offences where being commited and the youths where not causing an annoyance.
- >> No offences - 18/08/2009
No complaints have been received regarding anti-social behaviour at this location over the weekend. During targeted patrols on Friday evening officers attended and spoke to approx 8-10 youths. The youths where asked to move away from the area however they were not comitting any offences and were not acting in an anti social manner.
- >> All in order - 13/08/2009
Further patrols have been made in the area of Treharne Road with no youths found committing any offences. The area at the rear of the Housing Office has gone quiet and no complaints being received from local residents.
- >> Do you know where your children are tonight - 10/08/2009
Young people are still continuing to congregate in the area of Treharne Road and the lane by Snooker World. However no youths have been found at the rear of the Housing Office. The youths are being moved on by officers from Morriston Police Station and their details recorded.
On Saturday 8th August, one young female was reported for using bad language in an area that was causing alarm and distress to the public.
We have also received complaints from residents of Rock Terrace of youths shouting and swearing as they pass this normally quiet area.
The question I ask parent's is "Do you know where your child is tonight and what they are up too" If the answer is no. Please find out, as it may be your child that is causing the problem in these areas.
- >> Complaints received from concerned residents - 05/08/2009
On Tuesday 4th August a large number of young people had gathered in the lane by the Snooker Club which is only 100 meters away from the Housing Office on Treharne Road. Police attended and one male person was arrested for assault and is currently in the process of being reported for this offence.
Two young females were found with alcohol and complaints were received from a concerned resident that one of the girls was urinating in the lane. The details of the offending females were taken by officers from Morriston NPT and the alcohol was confiscated. Both girls are currently being reported by means of a Anti Social Behaviour Referral.
This kind of anti social behaviour will not be tolerated and any person found acting in this manner will be reported.
The remaining youths were all moved on with a warning.
- >> Joint Partnerships meetings - 28/07/2009
Meetings are currently being arranged with our joint partners to try and secure funding to have the area at the rear of the Housing Office fenced off. Local residents who’s property this will effect will be contacted and a meeting will take place when we have any further information. I have continued to patrols this area with a number of young people being moved on. No offences or alcohol were found.
- >> Partnerships involved - 26/07/2009
Over the past few days I have made a number of patrols in the area of Treharne Road. Local youth’s area still continuing to congregate at the rear of the housing office and all were requested to move on, which they did without any issues. One young female was found with a can of lager and is in the process of being reported.
I am currently in the process of arranging a meeting with the Housing Office and the Arson Reduction Partnership as to try and to ascertain the way forward.
There are a number of ide
- >> Details of youths taken - 22/07/2009
Over the past few days a large number of patrols have taken place in this area. Three young males were found riding around on their scooters and were causing an annoyance to the public. All three given a warning with regards to their behaviour and their names taken.
Also a complaint was received from a member of the public of youths gathering and using foul language at the rear of the housing Office. Police attended and the details of the young people were taken and moved on. No alcohol was found in this area.
Patrols will continue and any youths found committing any offences will be reported.
- >> Two males caught red-handed! - 16/07/2009
On Thursday 16th of July, PCSO Rastatter caught two teenage males throwing stones at the rear of the Remax shop on Woodfield street.
The males where part of a group of 6-8 males who made-off upon Police arrival.
The males where caught throwing stones at a large empty glass wine bottle which they had balanced on top of a wall in the shop's rear yard.
The males where very lucky that their aim's didn't hit the nearby windows.
The two males where moved from the area and will subsequently receive ASB referrals for their behaviour.
- >> All quiet over the Weekend - 14/07/2009
Further Patrols have been made in this area with no youths found at the rear of the Housing Office. Some youths were spoken to in the lane next to the Snooker club, however no offences were being committed. No complaints were received from local residents or commercial premises.
- >> Youth Annoyance Treharne Road - 09/07/2009
On the evening of Wednesday 8th July, Officers from Morriston Neighbourhood Policing team patrolled the area that surrounds the housing office with 4 young people found at the rear. No offences were being committed and warnings were given. Details of the youths taken and all were moved on.
What we did
A number of Partnerships were involved with this problem area. The Housing Office which has been granted funding to have a fence erected at the rear of their property which is to stop young people from using this area to congregate and act in an anti social manner.
Regular patrols by Morriston Neighbourhood Policing Team has been made on Treharne Road to discourage young people from gathering here and to report any young person who has been found committing an offence.
The Swansea youth and Communities First service has also been involved as to try and engage with the young people to divert their energies to something constructive and positive. The community Pay back scheme has cleaned up the area of rubbish.
At the November PACT meeting which was well attended by 31 local residents, It was decided to close this area off as a PACT priority as the level of anti social behaviour has in recent weeks stopped. Patrols will still continued and the fence will still be erected.
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