Stolen pesticides warning


Police are warning people to be on their guard after a large quantity of pesticide was stolen from a Flintshire farm.


Overnight, between Friday 3rd and Saturday 4th August 2012, 120 bottles of liquid agricultural pesticides were stolen from a farm building in the Mold Area of Flintshire.


The pesticides were contained in brown or white bottles ranging from one to 20 liters in size. The specific bottles are identifiable to the police and each one is labeled with the name of the pesticide and appropriate health warning.


The names of products taken are:


1. Thrust (NUFARM)

2. Headland Staff

3. Headland Spruce

4. Headland Di Farmon

5. Mission / Googly

6. Broadshot

7. Doxstar 3 (DOW)

8. Hurler (Barclay)

9. Clinic Ace (NUFARM)

10. GALLUP Amenity Biograde

11. Kurtail

12. Grazon 90 (DOW)

13. Polo (Headland)

14. Mircam Plus

15. Pastor (DOW)





Detective Sergeant Kevin Bowden of Mold CID said; “The products taken are widely available through agricultural supplies merchants, but we are keen to hear from any member of the public who is offered these goods for sale, or has any knowledge of their whereabouts.


“Though clearly marked, some of the pesticides can be corrosive if incorrectly handled and could form a pollution risk if discarded inappropriately'.


Information can be passed to North Wales Police by calling 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800-555-111, or the CID office in Mold on 01978-348589.