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Two Fenland men charged after snowdrops stolen from grounds of Walsingham Abbey


By Fenland Citizen Reporter


Police investigating the theft of snowdrops in Walsingham have charged three people – two from Fenland.

Officers stopped a car on the A148 at Little Walsingham at about 2am on Wednesday, March 13 and found a large number of snowdrops.

Subsequent enquiries established they had been stolen from the grounds of Walsingham Abbey.

Police (7633085)
Police (7633085)

Three men have been charged with theft and criminal damage.

They are:

  • Peter Gibbs, aged 30 and of Colvile Road in Newton-in-the-Isle in Fenland
  • Stefan Simpson, aged 30 and of Lilac Close in Wisbech
  • Louis Stoker, aged 22 and of Walton Road in East Winch

All three have been released on police bail to appear at King's Lynn Magistrates Court on Monday, March 25.



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