Caravan fire at Swindon home

Alert message sent 16/04/2020 15:41:00

Information sent on behalf of Wiltshire Police

We were called by the fire service, in the early hours of today (16/04), to a caravan fire in the garden of a property on Marlowe Avenue. 

Whilst the fire brigade dealt with the fire our officers entered the address to check on the safety of the residents inside.  Whilst in the property they discovered a small number of cannabis plants in one of the bedrooms. 

39-year-old Steven Woodhams, from Marlowe Avenue, was arrested at the address and subsequently charged with producing cannabis.  He has now been released on unconditional bail. 

Our enquiries in to the fire,  which is being treated as arson, are ongoing. 
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Mark Jones (Police, Media Officer, Wiltshire)

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