Police files with Sergeant Iain MacNicol 28.02.19

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Bicycle stolen

Between 6.10pm on Sunday February 17 and 7.30am on Monday February 18, a black and red mountain bike was stolen from the common close at 21 Combie Street, Oban.

Theft of digger

Between 6pm on Friday February 15 and 2pm on Saturday February 16, a was quantity of red diesel and a yellow Volvo EC15BXR digger were stolen from Benderloch Quarry.

Drugs found

At about 2.50pm on Monday February 18, on Albany Street, Oban, a man aged 20 was stopped and searched. He was found in possession of a small amount of cannabis, was charged and issued with a recordable police warning.

Banner damaged

Between 10am and 9.30pm on Saturday February 16, on Railway Pier, Oban, an advertising banner was ripped from a trailer and damaged.

Motorist speeding

About 4.25pm on Tuesday February 19, on the A85 near Dalmally, a motorist was stopped for exceeding the speed limit. The van was also found to have three tyres with tread depth below the legal limit. The driver, a man aged 59) was charged and a report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal.

Abusive behaviour

At about 5.40pm on Saturday February 23, following a report of a person behaving in an abusive manner in Shore Street, Oban, a man aged 38 was traced, arrested and charged with abusive behaviour. The man was later issued with a recorded police warning.

Drunk driving

At about 11.30am on Sunday February 24, on the A85 in Connel, a car was driven dangerously. It was stopped by police and the driver, a man aged 67,
was arrested for driving while under the influence of alcohol. The man was charged and a report has been submitted to the procurator fiscal.

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