CRIME UPDATE - 17 - 23 SEPT 2019

Alert message sent 23/09/2019 12:39:00

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CRIME UPDATE (MELKSHAM)  –  17/09/19 – 23/09/19
Here are the Community relevant crimes that have been reported in your area. If you have information that may be useful to us regarding any of these or any other crimes please call us on 101 and quote the number relating to the incident. Alternatively report anonymously via Crimestoppers online or 0800 555 111. To report a crime, call 101 or report online at our website. We cannot currently take reports of crime via email.

Crime - Drug Offence
19/09/2019 22:34
BRABAZON WAY, BOWERHILL, (ED12) Officers on Patrol came across a speeding vehicle which failed to stop for them. Officers subsequently located the driver who was arrested on suspicion of, failing to stop, driving whilst under the influence of drugs, careless driving and criminal damage. The male, in his 20’s, from Melksham, was later released RUI (Under Police Investigation)

Crime - Drug Offence
19/09/2019 23:08
BEANACRE ROAD, MELKSHAM, (ED11) Officers on Patrol carried out a routine stop on a vehicle. The male driver was found to be in possession of a small quantity of Cannabis. This was seized and dealt with by way of a  Cannabis street warning.

Crime – Vehicle offences
20/09/2019 18:30
CAR PARK, BATH ROAD, MELKSHAM, (ED11) Distraction theft. An elderly female who had just used a cashpoint and returned to her parked car in a car park was distracted by a male who spoke little English stating she had a flat tyre. In the distraction the victims purse was stolen.

Crime - Theft
21/09/2019 01:31
CHURCH LANE, MELKSHAM, (ED11) In a timeframe unknown, lead has been removed stolen from the roof of St. Andrews Church. Damage has also been caused.

Crime –Criminal Damage
22/09/2019 03:01
BATH ROAD, MELKSHAM, (ED11) A male offender has smashed a window to a property following an altercation. Police investigation is ongoing at this time.
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Lee Pelling (Police, Constable, Wiltshire West Community Policing Team)

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