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Stolen Goods Police Operation Now Underway

Tuesday April 17 2012




A MAJOR police operation is underway in Barnsley today after months of investigations into the trading and handling of stolen goods.

Operation Obtain kicked off at 9am this morning where over 400 officers from South Yorkshire Police started storming properties that they suspected were hubs for criminal activity. Search warrants have been issued for various locations across Barnsley and Rotherham as part of the operation.

Already, scores of police officers have been spotted at Cudworth and West Green Bypass carrying out the first phase of the operation.

We Are Barnsley will be speaking to senior officers on the scene later today for a full rundown.

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Reply Posted by Ronnieboy1949 on Tuesday April 17 2012 at 10:34
Scrapyards have been targeted and all employees arrested, as stolen cable has been found.

Reply Posted by Ronnieboy1949 on Tuesday April 17 2012 at 10:34
Scrapyards have been targeted and all employees arrested, as stolen cable has been found.

Reply Posted by buster on Tuesday April 17 2012 at 10:52
 which scrapyard

Reply Posted by Ronnieboy1949 on Tuesday April 17 2012 at 11:11
Gillot, Wombwell........................ Blackburns, Carlton.
Said there was 5

Reply Posted by bruce74 on Tuesday April 17 2012 at 11:22
Booths, wallis, blackburns, mad metal and also at wfs

Reply Posted by Mike Pennington on Tuesday April 17 2012 at 11:34
i work at shaw lane , was aluminumn reclycling loads of police round there

Reply Posted by bruce74 on Tuesday April 17 2012 at 12:43
yep i belive so bin people arrested in some of the places i mentioned as well

Reply Posted by Georginabeeley on Tuesday April 17 2012 at 18:13
the one located behind highgate greyhound stadium had loads of police round it this morning 

Reply Posted by Scott 'Skiz' Skirrow on Tuesday April 17 2012 at 23:02
They were still at the one at Highgate at 5.30pm tonight...