Trowbridge man charged with drug and weapon offences
A man from Trowbridge has been charged with drug and weapon offences after a vehicle was stopped in Hilperton on Thursday 25 July. Brandon Wilson, 22, of no fixed address, has been charged with being concerned in the supply of class A and B drugs, possession of an offensive weapon and possession of a blade/sharply pointed article.
Drink drive operation held in Swindon overnight
Two people were arrested in Swindon last night (July 28/29) during an operation to target drink drivers. A total of 15 vehicles were stopped during the overnight operation which took place at various locations around the town. Twelve breath tests were conducted and two drivers were arrested on suspicion of drink driving.
Statements from CC Kier Pritchard and PCC Angus Macpherson following PM announcement of 20,000 new police officers
Chief Constable Kier Pritchard and Police and Crime Commissioner Angus Macpherson have welcomed the news of 20,000 new police officers. Read their statements here.
Appeal to trace driver involved in fail to stop incident in Lacock
We're appealing for witnesses following a fail to stop incident in the village of Lacock. At approximately 1.30pm on July 18, a vehicle overtook a line of stationary traffic on the A350 and collided with a workman who was operating a stop/go board. He also verbally abused the victim before driving off.
Three arrests following proactive multi-agency operation to tackle organised crime
Three people have been arrested on suspicion of fraud, Proceeds of Crime Act Offences and consumer protection from unfair trading regulations following a multi-agency operation to tackle organised crime in the county.
Jail for man who sexually assaulted young boy in Swindon more than 30 years ago
A man who sexually assaulted a 13-year-old boy in Swindon over 30 years ago has been jailed for four-and-a-half years. Ronald Webb, 76, of Brook Road, Bath, appeared in court today (26/07/19) for sentencing after previously being found guilty of attempted buggery following a three-day trial earlier this month. He was also given a 10 year restraining order preventing him from contacting the victim.
Cannabis and knife seized in Chippenham drugs warrant - one man arrested
Cannabis, phones and a knife have been seized following a drugs warrant in Chippenham this week. Officers attended an address in Greenway Lane at around 3pm on Wednesday (24/07/19) following intelligence about drugs activity there.
Team of Wiltshire Police officers and staff embark on 180-mile charity cycle ride
A group of officers and staff from Wiltshire Police have today begun a 180-mile cycle ride in memory of police officers who have died in the line of duty.
Teenagers arrested in connection with car key burglary in Westbury
Two teenagers have been arrested in connection with a car key burglary in Westbury.
Witness appeal after 12-year-old cyclist injured in collision in Trowbridge
We are appealing for witnesses after a 12-year-old girl was seriously injured in a collision between a bike and a car in Trowbridge.
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