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MELKSHAM CRIME UPDATE - 04/04/18 - 11/04/18



Crime - Theft

04/04/2018 07:31


SHERWOOD AVENUE, MELKSHAM, WILTSHIRE Overnight on the 3rd April suspect/s have removed 2 wheel clamps and a tow ball hitch from a secure alarmed Abbey CARDINAL 16 ft. 5 birth caravan by unknown means which was parked on a drive and stole  the caravan.


Crime – Vehicle offences

04/04/2018 08:08


DORSET CRESCENT, MELKSHAM, Between 1st-2nd April suspect has keyed the driver side door of a Citroen C1 by unknown means.



Crime – Arson and Criminal Damage

04/04/2018 16:14


DORSET CRESCENT, MELKSHAM, Between the 1st -2nd April  suspect/s have scratched the off side paintwork of a Ford Fiesta with a sharp instrument, the vehicle was parked on the road.


Crime - Theft

05/04/2018 16:43


HIGH STREET, STEEPLE ASHTON, sometime around the 24th-25th March, a suspect has stolen 1500 litres of fuel from the tank outside of the property. Theft TVO £900 - £1000


Crime – Arson and Criminal Damage

06/04/2018 09:07


MILLS ROAD, MELKSHAM, overnight on the 5th April a suspect has damaged a Mercedes CLS350 by scratching it with a sharp instrument. The damage is on the left hand side of the vehicle to the bonnet.


Crime – Arson and Criminal Damage

06/04/2018 13:13


FERRIS GROVE, MELKSHAM, WILTSHIRE Between 30th March and 2nd April a suspect has scratched the paintwork of a Vauxhall Corsa



Crime - Theft

06/04/2018 15:57


CHURCH STREET, MELKSHAM, suspect has entered the access code to unlock the box that is outside of the house which contains the  house key and has taken the key leaving the box unlocked and open.


Crime – Arson and Criminal Damage

06/04/2018 16:36


SANGSTER AVENUE, MELKSHAM, suspect has used a sharp tool to put a deep scratch into the driver’s side door of a Mini Cooper causing damage.



Crime – Arson and Criminal Damage

06/04/2018 17:32


MILLS ROAD, MELKSHAM, Overnight on the 4th April suspect(s) have shattered the  front windscreen of a Mercedes A180



Crime - Theft

06/04/2018 18:20


OSPREY CLOSE, BOWERHILL, around 1745 hours, Male suspect has stopped his van by the victims’ property and has picked up 2 brass lamps that had been left by the garden gate. Suspect has then loaded the lamps on to a White and Grey Ford Panel  van and has driven away.


Crime – Arson and Criminal Damage

08/04/2018 17:38


FORESTERS PARK ROAD, MELKSHAM, suspect has used a sharp instrument to scratch the paint on the passenger door of a Mini One.



Crime – Arson and Criminal Damage

08/04/2018 18:53


A3102, SANDRIDGE, MELKSHAM, Around 1830 – 1840 hours. During a road rage incident, unknown male suspect has exit his vehicle, approached IP's vehicle and then started punching the driver’s door whilst shouting at the victim. This has caused a dent in the driver side door. Police appeal for witnesses. No make or model of vehicle known.


Crime – Arson and Criminal Damage

09/04/2018 13:13


DEVONSHIRE PLACE, MELKSHAM, suspect has used an unknown implement and has scratched a star like symbol on the passenger side of a Vauxhall Corsa




Crime - Theft

09/04/2018 15:48


CONWAY CRESCENT, MELKSHAM, overnight on the 8th April, suspect has gained access to a property and stripped the lead from the roof of the garage and from the wall of his adjoined house.


Crime – Vehicle offences

09/04/2018 19:35


HAZELWOOD ROAD, MELKSHAM, suspect has stolen the mirror from the driver side wing mirror casing of a Renault Clio.



Crime - Burglary Residential (Shed/Garage etc)

09/04/2018 21:11


BERRYFIELD LANE, MELKSHAM, suspect has gained access to the IP's unsecure rear wooden garden shed and stolen 4 push bikes from within. (No descriptions yet)


Crime – Arson and Criminal Damage

10/04/2018 11:24


FAIRWAY, MELKSHAM, Between the 8th-10th April a suspect has caused damage to the back window of a Ford Fiesta



Crime – Arson and Criminal Damage

10/04/2018 12:21


FAIRWAY, MELKSHAM, suspects have smashed the IP's rear windscreen of a Toyota Yaris.



Crime – Vehicle offences

10/04/2018 16:07


BLUEBERRY ROAD, MELKSHAM, between the 21st March and 10th April a suspect has removed or stolen a Red Rover 400 which had been parked up at the location, unattended for a period of time.


In relation to the recent car crime vandalism. PCSO’s have been conducting house to house enquiries and a leaflet drop in the area. We are appealing to anyone with information or CCTV that may be relevant to help us with the investigation.

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Lee Pelling (Police, Constable, Wiltshire West Community Policing Team)

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