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Wiltshire Horsewatch - 2011 to 2014

Wiltshire (Trowbridge, Salisbury, Swindon, Chippenham, Devizes, Marlborough, Warminster)
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Wiltshire (Trowbridge, Salisbury, Swindon, Chippenham, Devizes, Marlborough, Warminster)

Wiltshire Police = http://www.wiltshire.police.uk/departme ... horsewatch

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Re: Wiltshire Horsewatch - 2011 to 2014

Post by TracingEquines » 09 Oct 2014, 6:38 pm

Farm Watcher UK - 8 October 2014

EWE KILLED IN DOG ATTACK

Location - Devizes, Wiltshire

On Sunday night/Monday morning 6th October a ewe was attacked by a dog running loose in the farmers field. The ewe had to be destroyed as she could not be saved.

The incident has been logged with the police but if you can provide any further information, please call 101.

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Re: Wiltshire Horsewatch - 2011 to 2014

Post by TracingEquines » 08 Feb 2015, 6:16 pm

Farm Watcher UK - 29 January 2015

STOLEN WOODCHIPPER - SPREAD THE WORD!

Location - Royal Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire

Overnight on the 28/01/2015 in Thornhill, Royal Wootton Bassett, unknown persons have removed a Timberwolf 150 wood chipper from a secure barn.

Also taken was an engine unit and attachments, approx value of items £12,000.

If you have any information in regards to the burglary or to the whereabouts of the Woodchipper please contact Rural Crime Officer PC 1945 Jackson via 101 or call Crimestoppers 0800 555 111.
Spread the word!

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Re: Wiltshire Horsewatch - 2011 to 2014

Post by TracingEquines » 28 Feb 2015, 11:08 am

Farm Watcher UK - 24 Feb 2015

STOLEN TRAILER - SPREAD THE WORD!

Location - Wiltshire

Stolen overnight on Sunday/Monday 23 February from Wiltshire Wildlife Hospital. This trailer was donated to the hospital and was used on a regular basis.

Please call 101 with any information and spread the word!

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Re: Wiltshire Horsewatch - 2011 to 2014

Post by TracingEquines » 11 Apr 2015, 11:56 pm

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STOLEN TRAILER

Location - Ramsbury, Marlborough, Wiltshire SN8
STOLEN TRAILER - SPREAD THE WORD!
An Ifor Williams P6 trailer (Serial Number - 318695) has been stolen overnight from a smallholding in the Ramsbury Marlborough area of Wiltshire.
Offenders broke security lights and also removed straw and a tarpaulin.
The theft and damage happened between 18.30 16th and 08.00 17th March 2015.

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Re: Wiltshire Horsewatch - 2011 to 2014

Post by TracingEquines » 19 Apr 2015, 1:42 pm

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ALPACA SAVAGED TO DEATH

Location - Malmesbury, Wiltshire SN16
A COUPLE who breed alpacas in Malmesbury have been left stunned and concerned after one of their recently born creatures was savaged to death.

Phillip and Debbie Neal, of Abbey View Farm, found the carcass of the five month old alpaca when they went to feed their 40-strong herd on Saturday morning. The animal had bite marks to its legs indicating that it had been chased, while the area around its hip had been ripped to the bone.
Mrs Neal said they were assuming that it had been mauled to death by a dog.

SUSPICIOUS MALES

Location - Semley, Shaftesbury, Wiltshire SP7 ‎
Two males with Irish accents and very pushy sales pitch asking if locals wanted to buy chain saws etc in the area of Semley and A350. The tools are possibly stolen or inferior quality.
Vehicles involved were a blue Ford van and the other was a white van. The witness said the vans looked like hire vehicles.
If you are approached by similar males, please call 999 if possible or report historical on 101.

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Re: Wiltshire Horsewatch - 2011 to 2014

Post by TracingEquines » 26 Apr 2015, 11:22 am

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SCAM TELEPHONE CALLS

Location - Wiltshire
Wiltshire Police has reported a potential scam to their Rural Crime team.
Their farming community has been receiving telephone calls from somebody claiming to be a John Thomas from the Wiltshire Rural Crime Team. He was asking to speak to the owner of the farm and if they could list the vehicles they had and if they were data tagged.

When the farmers questioned the caller’s legitimacy and asking if they could call him back as the line was very bad he hung up. The voice was of a male and was very husky, as though he has a sore throat.
There is no John Thomas in the Wiltshire Rural Crime Team department.
Please be advised that it is believed that this scam is an attempt to identify items to steal. time.Please tell your friends and families about this scam to spread the message as far as possible.
As with any cold callers, please, do not give out your personal or financial details. If the caller is genuine then there will be no issue with you calling them back to verify their identity.
To verify a Police Officer’s identify ask for their collar number and which station they work at – only use 101 to contact them back.
In the event that you receive any such calls try to obtain the telephone number from which the call was made by using 1471. Contact Police on 101 and report all instances.

STOLEN MAIZE SEED

Location - Little Langford, Salisbury, Wiltshire SP3
The theft of has occured of 112 15kg bags of maize seed from an open fronted barn in the Little Langford, Salisbury area overnight on 14/15 April 2015.
Each bag had the following certification number FO252H4B1484.
Please call Wiltshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 and spread the word!

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Re: Wiltshire Horsewatch - 2011 to 2014

Post by TracingEquines » 25 May 2015, 1:44 pm

Farm Watcher UK

THEFT OF SWANS EGGS
Location - Harnham, Wiltshire

On Wednesday 15 May a member of the public witnessed three male youths stealing swans eggs from a location within Middle Street Meadows, Harnham, Wiltshire.
The offenders were described as all being male white youths:
Two of them were wearing black hoodies, one was wearing a green and white hoodie and all wore dark blue jeans and white trainers.

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Re: Wiltshire Horsewatch - 2011 to 2014

Post by TracingEquines » 31 May 2015, 10:45 pm

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FRAUDULENT CALLS
Location - Wiltshire

Over the last few days offender/s have been calling farms in the Wiltshire area claiming to be the Police.
There have been more than 10 occasions where a male calling himself John Thomas is fraudulently asking farmers for money or asking questions to see if farm equipment is data tagged.
The fraudster makes up a story along the lines of 'I am from the Police Force and we are teaching children the dangers that farms can bring, can you make a donation to this cause?'

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Wiltshire 2016

Post by TracingEquines » 24 Jan 2016, 2:49 pm

High Value Tack Theft
Area = Wiltshire

Overnight on Wednesday 30 to Thursday 31 December 2015 offenders broke into a tack room in the Foxhill area of Swindon and removed ten saddles.

Each Childeric saddle has a plaque rear of the seat reading "Svennerstal"
Each Voltaire saddle has plaque reading "LS" followed by a single number (1 to 4)

The offenders removed:

2x clippers
2x Big tubs leg clay from TRM
Magnetic rug
15x bridles (3 from PS of Sweden, 8 from Otto Schumacher, 1 from Dy’on, 3 unknown brand)
6x breastplates
4x martingales
4x 10ml catrophen
1 litre regumate
First aid bag
3x boxes of vetwrap

Saddles stolen:

Butet
XC
Seat:P17.5
FLAP:3
Colour:Gold
Serial No. 415 11
Blocks:4
Panel:EF

DR
Seat:D17.5
Flap:3
Colour:Black
Serial No. 388 11
Blocks:2J
Panel:F

Voltaire Saddles:
1. Palm Beach 18 AN 3AA Black All buffalo RBQ grained M/M Px Pro BB05 C fill D10 - Serial number 1988.15
2. Adelaide 17.5 AN 3A Black All calfskin 3M Px Pro BB - Serial number [1989.15]
3. Adelaide 17.5 AN 3A Black All calfskin 3M Px Fin BB C10 horse with deep back - Serial number 1990.15
4. Palm Beach 18 AN 2AA Chocolate All buffalo RBQ grained L/M Px Fin BB10 C15 horse with deep back D15 - Serial number 2000.15

Childeric saddles:
1. Luc Childeric CFAP 18 Black - Serial number 1132.12
2. Luc Childeric CFAP Master 18" - Serial number 12.677
3. Not Known
4. Not Known

Have you been offered these items for sale or do you know their whereabouts?

Please call Police on 101 with any information and spread the word!

Location = Foxhill, Swindon
Incident Date = Thursday, 31 December 2015 00:00
Incident Number = 54150116738

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