Essex Police are investigating recent thefts of outboard engines. They have recently recovered some outboard engines and are looking to identify the owners. The engines are believed to have been stolen recently but possibly not reported to police as yet.
The items are:
SILVER HONDA 5HP OUTBOARD – SER. NO. BADS2406009.
SOUTHERN PACIFIC 350 DINGY SER. NO. NZ-QFX05861D with a SILVER HONDA 5HP OUTBOARD – SER.NO. BADE2011923
These items were recovered by police together but not necessarily stolen together (please see photos below).
The first HONDA engine believed stolen in JANUARY 2014 – possibly from WEST MERSEA area.
Other items are thought to have been stolen more recently – location of theft unknown.
If you have any information please contact Shaun Heckles P.C. 3430, Burnham Marine Section, O.P.C. Tel: 01621 782121 ext: 480404/480405.
Navigation Manager. Graham Brown 07966 375351
Mooring and Fisheries Manager. Hugh Turner 07910 558465
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Moorings Administrator. Christine Walsh 01494 783 453 ext 612
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