Police files with Daniel McGeachy week 20

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Theft from boat

A ship’s anchor was stolen from a fishing boat moored at the Railway Pier, Oban, sometime between Saturday April 28 and Monday April 30.

Dangerous driving

At 3.35pm on Friday May 4, it was reported a red Land Rover was driven dangerously while overtaking on the A849 near Craignure, Mull.


Man arrested

Police in Oban were informed of a domestic incident at 2.27pm on Sunday May 13. A man was arrested but was later released from custody. Inquiries continue.

Drunk driving

A 59-year-old man was arrested for drink driving on Tiree at 6.45pm on Saturday May 12. He was later released on an undertaking to attend Oban Sheriff Court.

Sudden death

Isle of Mull police officers helped ambulance service personnel after a 72-year-old man suffered a cardiac arrest at 11.14am on Friday May 11. The man was taken to hospital but later died.


A 27-year-old man was assaulted in Station Road, Oban, at 1.45am on Saturday May 12. Inquiries are ongoing.


Inquiries are continuing after a man was assaulted in George Street, Oban, at 1.45am on Sunday May 13.

Sheds broken into

Oban police received two separate reports of garden sheds being broken into sometime between Saturday May 12 and Sunday May 13. Inquiries are continuing.

Anyone with information in relation to the above, or to any incident, should contact their local police office on telephone number 101, or anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.