Farm and Horse Watch Newsletter

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Recent Crime and Incidents
Update of Crimes/Incidents throughout Wiltshire affecting Farms, Horse owners, Yards and Rural areas.

Area
Date/Time
Crime Reference
Details

Coombe Bissett
02/04/2021 19:08
54210031580
Unknown person/s have been Hare Coursing and have caused damage as they have chewed up the Barley & Wheat in the fields.  They have also left the gate open.  The value of the damage is unknown at this time.

Highworth
18/04/2021 18:00
54210036217
Unknown suspect(s) have cut off the IPs horses tail whilst in paddock, to just below the dock. No injury to horse and he does not appear to upset. The horsehair has been taken.

Norton
08/04/2021 10:35
54210032477
Unknown suspects have entered farm storage area by breaking the lock. 2x heavy duty batteries and 2x electric fence units stolen. TVO £1000

Landford
17/04/2021 11:11
54210035679
Unknown suspect/s have broken into a stable tack room and broken into the animal medical cabinet (unknown items taken) while doing this the suspects have let all the animals out (cows and horses) by opening all the gates in the stable yard. 

Box
10/04/2021 08:13
54210033259
RP states that her barn has been burgled over night by unknown suspect(s). 2 ragdoll kittens, a boot bag and a set of clippers have been taken.

Salisbury
13/04/2021 10:49
54210034125
RP had been using her husqvarna 128R petrol trimmer  brushcutter at Britford Livery Stables she placed the trimmer at the front of her stable hidden under a few things. On her return 13/04/21 RP noticed the trimmer was missing but the other things in the stable were left behind. RP believes the suspect may have been on foot as they only took the trimmer and left the other things which were also valuable. Nothing left behind at the scene, no CCTV and no known witnesses.

Salisbury
16/04/2021 09:42
54210035294
Unknown suspect(s) has broken into 3 outbuildings by removing padlocks by unknown means. Power tools including chain saws and strimmer and hedge cutters along with riding tack stolen. Padlocks not found.

Alderbury
16/04/2021 13:51
54210035426
Unknown suspect has tried the door of the IPs wooden outbuilding, suspect has then put their number through a small open window with a believed intention of opening a bigger window. The witness has moved the curtain, shouted and 2 males have run off.

Swindon
18/04/2021 14:08
54210035948
Unknown males have entered stable yard entered an insecure van and removed a facemask then attempted to open stable which are screwed shut RP alerted by ring doorbell and spoke to males who then left no access gained to stables

Melksham
07/04/2021 16:37
54210032260
Unknown person has stolen a trailer from the grassed verge outside of IP's house. IP states did not notice trailer stolen straight away as grass had grown over it through the winter.

Pewsey
14/04/2021 09:03
54210034490
Unknown suspect entered site and stolen a trailer.

Chippenham
15/04/2021 08:20
54210034887
Unknown suspect has entered the yard of the address by damaging unknown fence and has stolen unknown amount of scrap metal.

Trowbridge
16/04/2021 11:01
54210035323
Unknown suspect(s) have stolen 1400 litres of red diesel from a tank in the Farmyard.

Royal Wootton Bassett

20/04/2021 14:15
54210036693
Unknown suspects have accessed site by making a tunnel under the fence. Once inside they have stolen one pallet of electric motors and one pallet of electrical cable. Approx value £5000 from the back of artic trailer

Salisbury

21/04/2021 19:43
54210037334
Unknown vehicle has driven across a field belonging to the IP destroying farm crops valued at around £100.



 
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