Wiltshire base on lockdown after report of three ‘terrorists’ with rifles at camp

A WILTSHIRE army base is on lockdown after reports that three men with rifles attempted to infiltrate the Bulford Camp on Salisbury Plain last night. Armed police and a helicopter were scrambled to the scene shortly after 5pm, with posts...

Trio arrested in Salisbury class A drugs bust

Three people were arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of class A drugs in Salisbury this week. At approximately 1pm on Monday 11 July 2016, a man was spotted by officers acting suspiciously in St Paul's Road,...

14 years for sex offender after FOUR decades of attacks in Salisbury

A 63-YEAR-OLD man has been sentenced to 14 years in prison after commiting a string of sexual assaults in Salisbury over a four-decade period. On Monday 4 July, Arthur John Bonner was found guilty of four sexual assaults following a week long trial...

Two women seriously injured as crash closes A36

WILTSHIRE Police is appealing for witnesses following a serious road traffic collision on the A36 near Codford. Police were called shortly before 9.30am this morning to reports of a crash involving two vehicles, near to the junction with the A303. A...

Salisbury pensioner conned into handing over cards after call from ‘bank’

POLICE are appealing for witnesses and urging people to be vigilant after an elderly woman was duped into handing over her bank cards in Salisbury. The victim, who is in her 80s, was contacted by a female fraudster over the...

Van driver arrested as hundred-year-old Salisbury Cathedral gate is damaged beyond repair

WILTSHIRE Police is appealing for information regarding an incident which took place in the early hours of this morning in the grounds of Salisbury Cathedral. At approximately 2am police were called to reports that a white van had collided with the wooden...

Police issue safety advice as lone woman is assaulted by multiple men in Salisbury...

WILTSHIRE Police are appealing for witnesses after an assault which took place in the Clarendon Road/Kelsey Road area of Salisbury. A woman was walking down the alleyway between the two roads between 10pm and 10.30pm on Friday night when she...

Prolific Salisbury burglar behind bars at last

DAVID Leslie Clift, 39, from Salisbury has been sentenced at the city's Crown Court for a series of burglaries in the area. Clift was given a three-year prison sentence. Clift is a prolific offender and admitted at a previous hearing five...

Family pay tribute to Salisbury woman killed in A36 crash as police appeal for...

POLICE have formally named the victim of a fatal collision on the A36 at Stoford on Sunday as their investigation into what caused the collision continues. At approximately 10.30am a Volkswagen Beetle Convertible travelling east and HGV travelling in the...

Salisbury street on lockdown after discovery of ‘suspicious item’

OFFICERS have closed Fisherton Street in Salisbury this afternoon after the discovery of what Wiltshire Police have described as "a suspicious item". A specialist bomb disposal unit is at the scene, which has been completely closed off, causing traffic delays...

Suspected van pervert arrested in Salisbury

SALISBURY CID is appealing for information regarding an incident which occurred in Salisbury City Centre. At approximately 2.45pm on Wednesday 1 June, a local woman was walking along Chipper Lane, Salisbury when she saw a man sat in the drivers...

Four men banned from Friary following incidents of intimidating behaviour

FOLLOWING a joint investigation by Wiltshire Council and Wiltshire Police in September 2015, four local men were banned from the Friary estate in Salisbury for two years. Salisbury County Court issued four injunctions having heard about the drunken and intimidating...

20 years for Salisbury child sex offender found guilty of rape and string of...

A SALISBURY man has been sentenced to 20 years imprisonment after being found guilty of 20 counts of non-recent sexual offence charges. David Weightman, 55, of Linkway, Salisbury was sentenced at Swindon Crown Court on Friday 27 May after he...

Police issue public warning as hunt for Salisbury sex attacker continues

THE investigation into a serious sexual assault in Bishopdown, Salisbury continues. At approximately 6.30 pm on Tuesday 24 May, a local woman aged in her twenties was jogging through the alleyway which links Jewell Close, Bishopdown and St Clements Close,...

39-year-old arrested after man suffers serious head injuries in Salisbury

WILTSHIRE Police are appealing for witnesses and information regarding an assault that occurred in Salisbury. The incident happened in Rawlence Road between 2pm and 3pm on Tuesday 17 May, and involved two men aged 23 and 39 from Salisbury. One...