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CRIME UPDATES (MELKSHAM) – 01/06/20 – 08/06/20
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 or Facebook
Crime – Vehicle offences
01/06/2020 21:11
AVONSIDE ENTERPRISE PARK, MELKSHAM,  (ED11) Offenders have stolen two spare tyres from an unattended vehicle and also caused damage by cutting cables.

Crime – Criminal Damage
02/06/2020 16:14
SHAW VILLAGE HALL, THE BEECHES, SHAW, MELKSHAM, (ED12) Between the 30th and 31st May an offender has caused criminal damage in the form of spray painted graffiti to a bench, a dog poo bin and a wall of the hall.

Crime – Vehicle offences
03/06/2020 00:23
LOXLEY CLOSE, MELKSHAM, (ED11) At around 0020 hours two offenders have been disturbed while attempting to steal a scooter. The Offenders run away across the football field. No descriptions of suspects provided.

Transport - Road related offence
04/06/2020 13:37
INGRAM ROAD, MELKSHAM, (ED11) Officers on patrol stopped a driver in a vehicle following a suspected drug deal that had just occurred. A drugs wipe test was conducted on the driver tested positive for cannabis and cocaine. The male arrested on suspicion of drug driving. During a stop search, officers found a quantity of white powder suspected to be Class A drugs. The male was further arrested on possession with intent to supply The male, in his 20’s, from the Melksham area was later released RUI (Under Police Investigation)

Transport - Road related offence
05/06/2020 13:09
BATH ROAD, SHURNHOLD, MELKSHAM,  (ED11) Officers on patrol followed a suspicious vehicle from Broughton Gifford into Melksham. They stopped the vehicle and conducted a drugs swipe on the driver which tested positive for cocaine. The male was arrested on suspicion of drug driving. The male, in his twenties from the Melksham area was later released RUI (Under Police Investigation)

Crime – Criminal Damage
06/06/2020 11:21
HERONS COURT, BOWERHILL,  (ED12) Sometime during the weeks of lockdown an offender has damaged a car by pouring white paint onto the bodywork.

Crime – Threat to cause criminal damage
06/06/2020 20:00
LINCOLN GREEN, MELKSHAM, (ED11) A male was arrested by the Police for threatening to cause criminal damage by damaging and burning down a fence. Terry CAVEN, 32, of LINCOLN GREEN, MELKSHAM was later charged and remanded. He appeared in court on the 8th June as was found guilty and given a community order to undertake 60 hours community service and pay fees of £95.
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