Police files with Sergeant Iain MacNicol

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Speeding motorist
About 9pm on Wednesday October 4, on the A85 near Tyndrum, a van was stopped for exceeding the speed limit. The driver, a man aged 51, was charged and a report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal.

Theft of wallet
Between 12.20pm and 12.30pm on Wednesday October 4, a wallet and a tobacco pouch were stolen from a lock-up on the South Pier, Gallanach Road, Oban.

Drug found
About 12.40am on Thursday October 5, on the Railway Pier, Oban, a man aged 37 was stopped and searched by police. The man was found in possession of a small amount of cannabis, and was charged and issued with a recordable police warning.

Charged
About 12.50am on Friday October 6, in Station Square, Oban, a man aged 22 was arrested for abusive behaviour. When arrested, the man allegedly resisted police and assaulted an officer. The man was charged with the offences and a report was submitted to the procurator fiscal.

Vehicles damaged
Between 3.30pm on Thursday October 5 and 8.15am on Friday October 6, in a car park at Shuna Terrace, Oban, a white Mercedes Sprinter van was damaged by having the windscreen cracked.

Between 9am on Thursday October 5 and 3.45pm on Friday October 6, on Mossfield Drive, Oban, a white Citroen Picasso was damaged by having the paintwork badly scratched.

About 1.40am on Saturday October 7, on Glengallen Road, Oban, a man allegedly damaged a wing mirror on a silver Toyota Avensis taxi by punching or kicking it.

Disturbance
About 8.30pm on Friday October, following a report of a disturbance at a flat at Jane Road, Dunbeg, Oban, a 25-year-old man was detained. He was later arrested and charged with abusive behaviour and a report was submitted to the procurator fiscal.

Arrested
About 10.30pm on Friday October 6, following a report of a disturbance at a flat at Corran Brae, Oban, a 31-year-old woman was detained, was later arrested and charged with abusive behaviour and a report was submitted to the procurator fiscal.

Bollard damaged
Between 11pm on Friday October 6 and 8am on Saturday October 7, a street bollard in Dalriach Road, Oban, was damaged.

Offences
About 9.15pm on Sunday October 8, in Station Square, Oban, a silver Vauxhall Astra allegedly collided with another car, failed to stop and drove off. A short time later the Astra mounted the pavement in Stafford Street, collided with a road sign, failed to stop and drove off.

Police attended and a short time later arrested a man, 37, in Corran Brae, Oban. The man  was allegedly under the influence of drugs, was charged and a report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal.

If any member of the public has information in relation to the above, or to any incident, they can contact their local police office on 101, or anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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