Local Impactive Crimes 1st to 7th November 2021 - WARMINSTER

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Local Impactive Crimes 1st to 7th November 2021

Please find below a summary of local impactive crimes, considered suitable for public dissemination, within the Warminster Community Area.

If you can provide information for any of the crimes, please call Wiltshire Police on 101 quoting the relevant reference number.

Emergencies/Crimes in progress must be reported using 999. Non-emergency police matters can be reported using 101.




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We know that people will be starting to think ahead to Christmas and working their way through their shopping list of present ideas.
E-scooters, or electric scooters, as well as hoverboards, are rising in popularity and we anticipate that many of you may be looking to purchase one in the coming weeks.
However, it is important that you understand the law around the use of these.
Can I ride my e-scooter or hoverboard on the road?
A privately-owned e-scooter or hoverboard can only legally be used on private land and with the permission of the land owner. It is illegal to use them on a public road, pavement or other public areas.
Do e-scooters and hoverboards need to comply with various Road Traffic Legislation?
E-scooters and hoverboards come under the category of “powered transporters” which fall within the legal definition of a motor vehicle under the Road Traffic Act 1988. As a motor vehicle, they must comply with various pieces of Road Traffic Legislation, including but not limited to:
- Driving with a licence
- Driving/riding with insurance
- Driving/riding other than on a road
- Need to be taxed.
However, it is not currently possible to get appropriate insurance for privately owned e-scooters, meaning it is illegal to use them on a public road, pavement or other public areas.
What happens if I ride my e-scooter or hoverboard in a public place?
Any person who uses a powered transporter on a public road, pavement or other prohibited space is committing a criminal offence.
Fixed Penalty Notices and fines can be given for no insurance, no licence, riding on the footway, using a mobile phone, riding through red lights and drink-driving.
We would urge people to fully understand the law before buying an e-scooter, hoverboard or any other powered transporter. Some people are purchasing them in the mistaken belief they can legally use them on public paths and roads. This is not the case.
If you have any questions please email the local team on warminsterareacpt@wiltshire.police.uk

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Reported time 01/11/2021 11:42
Occurrence 01/11/2021 11:31 01/11/2021 11:41
A350 A350 - Known male has been found by officers to be driving whilst disqualified.

Reported time 05/11/2021 18:46
Occurrence between 06/11/2021 18:46 06/11/2021 18:46
LONGLEAT CARAVAN CLUB - Known suspect has tried to get into Longleat using someone else's pass, due to no entry he decided to kick off and swear at members of staff.

Reported time 05/11/2021 13:11
Occurrence between 05/11/2021 11:10 05/11/2021 11:10
BAPTIST CHURCH NORTH ROW - Male suspect has failed to stop after hitting Aggrieved person with his wing mirror, hitting his elbow, and then causing Aggrieved person to drop his I Phone which the suspect has then ran over. Prior to this the suspect has driven up being Aggrieved persons’ partner and caught the back of her legs with his bumper. No known injuries.

Reported time 05/11/2021 17:00
Occurrence between 05/11/2021 17:02 05/11/2021 17:02
SOUTH STREET - Report of a vehicle parked dangerously. Officers have attended and concerned raised for the occupant who has been drinking large amounts of alcohol a day.

Reported time 06/11/2021 15:41
Occurrence between 06/11/2021 15:40 06/11/2021 15:40
BOOTS THE CHEMISTS, WARMINSTER - Third party report of a possible theft.

Reported time 06/11/2021 17:22
Occurrence between 06/11/2021 17:22 06/11/2021 17:22
A36 - RTC injury between 2 vehicles. Driver of one vehicle has scrape to left arm and driver of the other has a bump to his head and a stiff back.

Reported time 04/11/2021 22:13
Occurrence between 04/11/2021 22:13 04/11/2021 22:13
WARMINSTER – Aggrieved person has received a text from who she thought was her sons asking her for some money. Aggrieved person has transferred the sum of £2450.86 before realising her son had made no such request.

Reported time 06/11/2021 18:22
Occurrence between 06/11/2021 18:22 06/11/2021 18:22
EAST END AVENUE - Vehicle has driven into a parked car causing significant damage to the vehicle and has then driven off without exchanging details.

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