Police files with Sergeant Iain MacNicol week 07

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Theft by shoplifting

At about 4.10pm on Monday February 5, at Oban Filling Station in Soroba Road, a woman allegedly stole two items. Police traced the woman aged 27 a short time later and she was charged with the theft. A report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal.

Break-in to filling station

Between 1.20am and 6am on Wednesday February 7, the Birchwood Service Station on Soroba Road in Oban was broken into and items stolen. Subsequent police inquiries resulted in a flat in Shuna Terrace, Oban, being searched on Friday February 9. A small quantity of cannabis and heroin were found. The flat occupier, a man aged 35, was arrested and charged with the drugs offences and the break-in to the service station. A report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal.


At about 12.45am on Sunday February 11, in Station Road, Oban, two men, both aged 22, old, allegedly assaulted another man. Police attended and the two men were arrested and charged. A report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal.

Failure to report crash

At about 12.20pm on Sunday February 11 on the A828 near Lochnell School, Benderloch, a car allegedly collided with an electronic vehicle counter, causing damage, after which the driver drove off, failing to report the incident. The car was later traced by police and the 20-year-old man who
was driving was found to have no licence or insurance. The man was charged with the offences 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 telephone number 101, or anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.