Police files with Sergeant Chris Edwards – week 04

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Speeding motorist

At about 10.05am on Wednesday January 16, on the A816 in Kilninver, a motorist was stopped for allegedly exceeding the speed limit. The driver, a man aged 51, was charged and a report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal.

Drugs found

At about 3.35pm on Wednesday January 16, on High Street, Oban, two men, both aged 26, were stopped and searched by police and were found to be in possession of cannabis. The men were charged and issued with recorded police warnings.

Theft of cycle

Between 8.15pm and 8.30pm on Wednesday January 16, at Glenshellach Terrace, Oban, a turquoise Trax mountain bike was stolen.

Suspects in garden

At about 12.30am on Friday January 18 in Dunbeg, two people were disturbed in a garden and seen in Dunbeg Primary School grounds. Police attended but the suspects had run off. Police are advising local residents to ensure that houses and vehicles are secured at all times and to call police if they notice anyone suspicious.

Disorderly conduct

At about 10pm on Friday January 18 at licensed premises in Oban, a man allegedly acted in a threatening manner towards staff having been refused service due to his level of intoxication. On leaving the premises, the same man smashed a pane of glass within the door. Police were called but the suspect had already left the area.

Speeding driver

At approximately 5.30pm on Saturday January 19, on the A85 at Taynuilt, a motorist was stopped for allegedly exceeding the speed limit. The driver, a man aged 50, was charged and a report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal.

Abusive behaviour

At about 1am on Sunday January 20 at Shore Street, Oban, a man aged 43 behaved in a disorderly manner by shouting and swearing. Police arrested and charged the man. He was later released with a recorded police warning.

If anyone has information in relation to any incident, they can contact police on telephone number 101, or anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.