CRIME UPDATE - 4-12 NOV 2019

Alert message sent 12/11/2019 12:49:00

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CRIME UPDATE (MELKSHAM)  – 04/11/19 – 12/11/19
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 – Vehicle offences
04/11/2019 17:34
MILLS ROAD, MELKSHAM, (ED11) Overnight on the 3rd Nov an offender has used a tool in an attempt to prise open the window and door to a vehicle. Entry has not been gained.

Crime – Criminal Damage
05/11/2019 13:38
MARTINS ROAD, KEEVIL, (ED13) Overnight on the 8th Nov an offender has damaged the door of a post box which is permanently damaged.

Crime - Drug Offence
05/11/2019 15:14
A365, MELKSHAM, (ED12) Officers on patrol carried out a stop check on a vehicle travelling from Devizes to Melksham. The driver provided a positive swipe for drugs and was found to be  in possession of a small amount of Cannabis. The male, in his 20’s, from Melksham was arrested and later released under investigation (RUI) for the drug driving offence and given a fine (penalty notice) for possession of cannabis.

Crime - Violence Against the Person
06/11/2019 00:15
QUEENSWAY, MELKSHAM, (ED11) Officers were called to a disturbance at an address in Queensway. At the scene an intoxicated male was arrested on suspicion of criminal damage and a breach of the peace. In the process of arrest, he assaulted 2 officers and was further arrested for assault Police. The male, in his 40’s, from Melksham was released on Police bail to re-attend Custody at a later date. Enquiries are ongoing.

Crime – Vehicle offences
07/11/2019 13:28
LITTLETON, SEMINGTON, (ED13) An offender has stolen a Vauxhall Vivaro van using Keys taken from a caravan. The vehicle was later involved in a non-injury Road Traffic Collision on County Way, Trowbridge. Enquiries are ongoing.

Crime – Criminal Damage
10/11/2019 12:50
PURLPIT, ATWORTH, MELKSHAM (ED12) Overnight on the 8th Nov an offender has used a screwdriver or similar to puncture the front nearside tyre of a parked an unattended vehicle near the wheel rim.

Crime - Theft
11/11/2019 13:03
BEANACRE, (ED12) Overnight on the 10th Nov an offender has stolen a galvanised silver Ifor Williams trailer.

Crime – Vehicle offences
11/11/2019 14:07
QUEENSWAY, MELKSHAM, (ED11) Overnight on the 10th Nov an offender has damaged a car door near to the handle and the rubber seal at the top of the door on a parked an unattended vehicle.

Crime - Theft
11/11/2019 15:11
BEANACRE, (ED12) Sometime between the 8th -11th Nov offenders have entered the grounds to a property and have stolen a total of 1000 litres of red diesel and the transfer pump.

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

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