Devizes man jailed for string of burglaries
A Devizes man has been jailed for nearly six years after pleading guilty to a string of burglaries across four counties. Christopher Pike, 37, of Waylands, Devizes, was sentenced to a total of five years and 10 months imprisonment at Swindon Crown Court today for burglaries committed between August 2019 and February 2020.
Beware of cyber-sex criminals
Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic we are seeing a rise in the number of people targeted by both sexualised phishing emails and crimes of sextortion. The number of sextortion incidents reported to us have approximately tripled in the last year to date.
Enquiries continue after man dies in Swindon fire
A joint investigation has been launched after a man died in a residential fire in Swindon during the early hours of this morning (26/4).
Please stay home this Ramadan - an important message to our Muslim communities
With Muslims worldwide preparing for the start of Ramadan 2020, Wiltshire and Swindon's Local Resilience Forum (LRF) has issued an open letter to Muslim communities in the county to remind them of the current Covid-19 restrictions and alternative ways to celebrate this important festival.
Public thanked for adhering to Government guidelines over Easter bank holiday
We'd like to thank our communities who adhered to the Government restrictions over the bank holiday by staying home, protecting the NHS and saving lives.
Two men arrested after trying to con 92-year-old
We're arrested two men under the Fraud Act after they attempted to take hundreds of pounds from a 92-year-old man.
Wanted man arrested
Officers in Swindon have arrested a man who was wanted in connection with a robbery.
Tips to staying safe while staying at home
With children and young people spending more time online for education and to socialise with friends, Superintendent Ben Mant has a message for parents and guardians.
Are you the candidate we are looking for to complete our new Police ICT Team?
Wiltshire Police is launching the final phase of a major ICT Recruitment campaign today (Monday 6 April). This is a critical time for ICT services when policing is at the forefront of protecting and safeguarding our local communities.
Joint letter to our communities
Today, the Wiltshire and Swindon Local Resilience Forum has written an open letter to our communities. The message is clear - stay home, protect the NHS and save lives.
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