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Theft by shoplifting
At about 8.10pm on Tuesday January 9, in the Lidl Store, Soroba Road, Oban, a woman aged 21 allegedly stole an item. Police attended and the woman was issued with a recorded police warning.
At about 11pm on Tuesday January 9, on Corran Esplanade in Oban, a man aged 20 was searched by police and was found to be in possession of a small amount of cannabis. The man was charged and a report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal.
At about 11.45am on Wednesday January 10, a house in North Connel was searched by police. A 37-year-old man was found to be in possession of cannabis, and was charged with being concerned in the supply of cannabis and allowing his house to be used by others to consume drugs.
A report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal.
At the same incident, two other men, aged 25 and 38, years were found to be in possession of a small amount of cannabis, and were issued with a recorded police warning.
At about 3am on Saturday January 13, following a report of a man behaving in an abusive manner towards a woman in a house in Barcaldine, a 38-year-old male was detained. The man was later arrested and charged with abusive behaviour. He was held for court and a report was submitted to the procurator fiscal.
Stolen bike recovered
Between 10pm on Friday January 12 and 11.45am on Saturday January 13, a men’s mountain bike was stolen from a common close in George Street, Oban. Subsequently, the bike was recovered after a man aged 36 fell from it on Corran Brae, Oban, about 11pm on Sunday January 14. The man suffered injuries and was taken to hospital by ambulance. The man was also allegedly found in possession of a number of tablets (suspected to be diazapam) which will be analysed. 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 telephone number 101, or anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.