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54 arrests for drink driving in Wiltshire

The results of the Christmas Drug and Drink Driving Campaign 2014 have shown that 54 drivers were arrested for providing a positive breath test, refusing or failing to provide a…

‘Vehicle Alert’ from Wiltshire Police

WILTSHIRE Police report that between Thursday 23rd October and Friday 31st October unknown persons have been tampering with vehicles in Dorset Crescent in Melksham. Tyres have been deflated, wheel nuts…

Responsible trick or treating encouraged as Halloween nears

MELKSHAM Police’s beat manager, Kane Fulbrook-Smith, is urging people to be considerate this Halloween, on Friday 31st October, and respect people’s wishes to be left in peace. He said, “Halloween can…

Damage caused to Mamma Mia

One of the  windows of Mamma Mia pizza shop on Bath Road, Melksham was broken by an unknown object between the 11th-20th September. Melksham police would welcome any information from…

Graffiti vandal is arrested

A MAN from Brighton, 26-year-old Joseph Hiles, was arrested in Wiltshire on Friday 3rd October for the series of graffiti defacement to local town businesses and Grade II listed buildings…

Police announce community priorities for Melksham

MELKSHAM Neighbourhood Policing Team have set their priorities for the next three months following a community meeting.  Following on from the recent Neighbourhood Tasking Group meeting the new priorities are:…

Melksham residents warned – ‘remove it or lose it!’

PC Kane Fulbrook-Smith, community beat manager for Melksham reports: “Between 23:15pm Friday 8th August and 00:10 Saturday 9th August a blue Ford Ka had it’s passenger window smashed and a…

Appeal after recent graffiti in Melksham

PC Kane Fulbrook-Smith, community beat manager for Melksham reports on a recent act of vandalism in the town.  He said, “Between Monday 26th July and Wednesday 30th July, mindless individuals…

Crime Statistics show reduction in crime

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) released the latest national crime figures on 17th July which show that the reduction in crime continues at a steady pace.  Wiltshire’s crime continues…

Spate of Catalytic Converter thefts in Melksham

Between 18th and 23rd May there have been seven reported incidents of Catalytic Converter thefts from vehicles in Melksham which have been done during the early hours of the mornings.…