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CRIME UPDATES (MELKSHAM) – 06/04/20 – 14/04/20
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 - Theft
06/04/2020 15:26
HINTON LANE, STEEPLE ASHTON, (ED13) Overnight on the 3rd April offenders have climbed the gate into the field and stolen 4 Sheep hurdles which are used to keep the sheep in the field.

Crime – Vehicle offences
07/04/2020 00:48
ROSEMARY WAY, MELKSHAM, (ED11) A Pit Bike has been stolen from the back garden of a property which was later found dumped nearby and recovered. No damage caused.

Crime - Violence Against the Person
07/04/2020 12:29
LITTLETON, SEMINGTON, (ED13) 5th April 2020. While doing enquiries into a report of ASB, a male suspect has coughed in the direction of a PCSO stating he has corona virus. The male was later arrested for assault on an emergency worker and also arrested for a theft and public order that happened at the Premier Inn in Trowbridge back on the 1st of March. Felix ROONEY, 42, of Littleton, Semington was later released and charged with theft, public order and assaulting an emergency worker. He is due to appear at Salisbury Mags on the 15th May.

Crime - Drug Offence
07/04/2020 19:06
DORSET CRESCENT, MELKSHAM, (ED11) Following a report of a group of Group of youths hanging around near to the Primrose Nature reserve against COVID-19 regulations, local Police units attended and dispersed the group. One was searched due to his behaviour and found to be in possession of cannabis. Enquiries are ongoing.

Transport - Road related offence
09/04/2020 17:56
BOWERHILL, MELKSHAM (ED12) Officers on patrol carried out a check on a vehicle. The driver as found to have no driving licence, no insurance and no Tax. The vehicle seized s.165 of the RTA. The driver has been reported for summons in relation to all the offences listed.

PSW - Animals/ Wildlife
10/04/2020 16:31
POULSHOT, (ED13) Overnight on the 6th April and offender has stolen a Lamb from a field.
PSW - Suspicious circumstances/
11/04/2020 01:42
BERRYFIELD LANE, MELKSHAM, (ED12) At around 1.40am a Police unit responded to a report of a male loitering in an area near a farm. Officers have attended and located a male who confirmed he was is in breach of the COVID-19 regulations. The male has been issued with a COVID-19 ticket.

Crime - Burglary Business and Community
12/04/2020 06:09
VERBENA COURT, MELKSHAM, (ED12) At around 2300 hours on the 11th April a male suspect has entered the CO OP store and stolen a large quantity of cash from the safe and some alcohol. Police enquiries led to the arrest of a male on suspicion of burglary on the 12th April. The male, in his 40’s, from Bath, has been released RUI (Under Police Investigation)

Crime - Theft
13/04/2020 09:20
PLAY PARK, QUEENSWAY, MELKSHAM, (ED12) At around 7.30 pm on the 12th April 2 offenders have been seen removing grass matting from inside a fenced off area that was intended for the children’s play park and loaded it into a nearby parked car before driving off. Enquiries are ongoing at this time.
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Lee Pelling (Police, Neighbourhood PC, CPT Trowbridge)

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