Two arrested in Marlborough following proactive patrols targeting modern slavery
Two people were arrested in Marlborough yesterday following patrols relating to modern slavery. Officers have been conducting patrols of the High Street over the past 24 hours, looking out for signs of exploitation.
Untaxed vehicles will be seized by officers under Devolved Powers from DVLA
From September 24, Wiltshire police officers will be able to seize untaxed vehicles from the county's roads as a result of taking 'Devolved Powers' from the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA).
Prison for man who stole bike and was found carrying a knife
Carlos do Poco, 47 of no fixed address in Swindon pleaded guilty to theft, shoplifting and possession of a lock knife. He was sentenced to a total of 20 weeks in prison at a Swindon Magistrates hearing on 14 September 2018. A £380 compensation order was made and he is required to pay a £115 victim surcharge.
Ben's story - the price you pay for having a knife!
As part of Op Sceptre - the national knife crime prevention initiative launched earlier this week - and our knife amnesty running until Sunday 30 September you will hear from people who's lives have been affected by knife crime.
Clamp down on illegal vehicles in Swindon
Wiltshire Police has been clamping down on vehicles with no tax or insurance in the Pinehurst area of Swindon.
Incident in Salisbury treated as non-suspicious
Tests have confirmed that the two patients who fell ill in Prezzo restaurant in Salisbury on Sunday evening were not exposed to any kind of nerve agent.
Fire at Trowbridge secondary school
Officers were called to The John Of Gaunt School in Trowbridge this afternoon following a report of a fire.
Burglary in Trowbridge overnight - appeal for information
We are appealing for information following a burglary in Trowbridge. The break-in happened at an address in Toucan Street in the early hours of this morning (Tuesday 18 September).
Update on incident at Prezzo restaurant in Salisbury
Our enquiries into the circumstances surrounding two people falling ill in Salisbury last night are ongoing.
Op Sceptre
Wiltshire-wide knife amnesty and crime prevention fortnight
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