More Than 60 Arrested As Part of County Lines Action

A total of 62 people have been arrested this week (w/c 07/10/19) as part of the Force’s on-going campaign to target drug gangs involved in County Lines. Approximately 50 officers have been involved in Operation Jetway over the week. Following from our media release yesterday (10/10) a further three males were arrested yesterday evening: A… read more

Ten Arrested In County Lines Crack-Down

Ten more people have been arrested today (10/10) as Wiltshire Police continues to crack down on County Lines drugs gangs. Approximately 50 officers are involved in the operation and today’s arrests takes the total this week to 43. Nine were arrested on suspicion of supplying class A drugs and one (marked*) was arrested on suspicion… read more

County Lines Action – Latest Arrests and Charges

Officers have been carrying out more drugs warrants today (08/10) in Swindon as part of Wiltshire Police’s operation to stop County Lines. A total of eight males have been arrested today on suspicion of supplying crack and heroin. The properties visited today were: Mazurek Way – a 16-year-old boy arrested Kennedy Drive – a 16-year-old… read more

Warnings of A Possible Supermarket Scam

Shoppers are being asked to be more vigilant following a series of thefts which are occurring across Swindon. We are investigating a number of offences where some elderly or vulnerable women have been targeted by a what is believed to be a group of men in supermarket car parks. In nearly all of the offences,… read more

Wiltshire Knife Amnesty and Crime Prevention Operation

We’re launching our knives amnesty and knife crime prevention fortnight, starting today (Monday 16 September). As part of Op Sceptre – the national knife crime prevention initiative, also launched today, bringing together police forces co-ordinating ways to tackle knife crime – we will be appealing for people to hand in unwanted or illegal knives and… read more

Public Urged To Report Suspicious Activity Following Spate of Lead Thefts At Churches Across the County

Following a spate of lead thefts from church roofs across Wiltshire, we would like to urge members of the public to be vigilant and report any suspicious activity to us immediately. In recent weeks, churches of all sizes across the county have been targeted including Malmesbury Abbey and Salisbury Cathedral. Approximately £40,000 worth of lead… read more

Have you signed up to Community Messaging?

Wiltshire Police use an email alert system called Community Messaging, also known as Neighbourhood Alert, across Wiltshire and Swindon to provide real time information to subscribing residents and businesses. This is a free service and once subscribed you can choose what sort of alert to receive and how to receive them. This way the alerts… read more