Police files – week 11

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Recorded police warning

On Monday March 4 police received a report of a theft of ladders from a garden in Drummore Road, Oban.  A 36-year-old man was later traced and charged in connection with the theft and issued with a recorded police warning.

Theft

Overnight on March 4 a wheel was stolen from a van parked in Taynuilt. Police are investigating the incident and are appealing for anyone with information to contact them.

Possession of drugs

At about 1.05am on Tuesday March 5, on Stevenson Street, Oban, a man aged 44 was stopped and searched by police and found to be in possession of a small quantity of cannabis. The man was charged and issued with a recorded police warning.

Arrested

At about 12.05am on Wednesday March 6, staff at the Kebabish Restaurant, in George Street, Oban, allegedly found a man within the restaurant premises gathering items to steal. Police were called and a 25-year-old was arrested. The male was charged with the offence and a report has been submitted to the procurator fiscal.

Charged

On Friday March 8 police were called to an address in the Soroba area of Oban where a man was allegedly causing a disturbance. He refused to calm down and was arrested. The man was later charged with the offence and issued with a recorded police warning.

Report submitted

On the evening of Saturday March 9, a man was reported to be acting in a suspicious manner within Lidl, Oban. When police arrived, the 42-year-old was allegedly found to be in possession of a number of items with the intention to steal them. He was arrested and a report has been submitted to the procurator fiscal

Warning issued

On Saturday March 9, at the Co-Op in Tobermory, a man allegedly stole a bottle of alcohol. Police later traced the man, 55, who was charged with the offence and issued with a recorded police warning.

Disturbance

In the early hours of March 10, police were called to the Lorne, Oban, after a female customer had allegedly assaulted other patrons and was causing a disturbance. Police attended and a 33-year-old woman allegedly resisted arrest and assaulted police officers. She was later charged with the offences and a report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal.

Attempted break-in

Between March 2 and 9, an attempt was been made to force entry to the rear of the Backpackers premises in Breadalbane Street, Oban. Police are investigating the incident and are appealing for any witnesses.

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