Police files with Sergeant Iain MacNicol 15.08.19

Want to read more?

We value our content  and access to our full site is  only available with a  subscription. Your subscription entitles you to 7-day-a-week access to our website, plus a full digital copy of that week’s paper to read on your pc/mac or mobile device In addition your subscription includes access to digital archive copies from 2006 onwards

Just want to read one issue? No problem you can subscribe for just one week (or longer if you wish)

Already a subscriber?


Subscribe Now

Between 5pm on Wednesday August 2 and 1pm on Monday August 5, at Port Ellen Primary School, Islay, a double-glazed window was smashed and a wooden bench was damaged.

Fixed penalty

At about 6pm on Thursday August 8 at the Islay Show Field, a man aged 29 urinated in public. The man was traced the following day at Kennacraig and he was issued with a £40 fixed penalty notice.

Thrown in river

Between 5pm on Monday August 5 and 10.30am on Tuesday August 6, in
Stevenson Street, Oban, a large flowerbed basket was removed and thrown in a nearby river.

Abusive behaviour

At about 8.15pm on Tuesday August 6, following a report of a person behaving in an abusive manner at Miller Road, Oban, a man aged 33 was arrested, charged and held in custody for court.

Police attacked

At about 3.20pm on Wednesday August 7, in Connel, a woman aged 46 was arrested for behaving in an abusive manner, resisting arrest and assaulting police officers. The woman was charged with the offences and held in custody for court.

Shouted threats

At about 6.10pm on Wednesday August 7, in Alma Crescent, Oban, someone repeatedly kicked a door and shouted threats.

Plant damaged

Between 9am and 5.30pm on Tuesday August 6, outside a house in Connel, a plant within the private garden was cut down.

Bar staff assaulted

At about 9.45pm on Friday August 9, at licensed premises in Oban, a member of staff was assaulted. A man aged 27 was traced and arrested. He was charged and a report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal.

Drugs found

At about 11.20pm on Friday August 9, near Pennyfuir, Oban, a man aged 26 was stopped and searched and found in possession of a small amount of heroin. The man was charged and a report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal.

Window smashed

Between 5.30pm on Saturday August 10 and 9am on Monday August 12, at Gordons Chemists, George Street, Oban, two of the windows were smashed.

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