Police files for week ending 30.08.19

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Vehicle damaged

Between 11.10am and 11.20am on Thursday August 22, on Flora Street, Bowmore, a blue Peugeot 3008 car suffered denting and scraping damage to rear which has been caused by another vehicle which failed to stop.

Dangerous driving

At about 12.15am on Sunday August 25, a white VW Caddy Van and a greyVW Golf car were reported to be driven in a dangerous manner and at
excessive speed on Jamieson Street, Bowmore. Police are investigating.


At about 7.30pm on Wednesday August 21, on Drummore Road, Oban, police attended reports of an assault and abduction. Following inquiries a man aged 36 was arrested, charged and held for court. Police are still appealing for any witnesses to come forward.

Vehicle seized

At about 12.45pm on Friday August 24, a car was stopped for a routine check, on the A85 near to Tyndrum, which revealed there was no insurance for the vehicle and the driver, a man aged 39, was driving unsupervised on a
provisional licence and without L plates. He was charged, the vehicle was
seized and a report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal.

Drunk driver

At about 7am on Saturday August 25, on the A85 at Connel, a man aged 67 was arrested for driving while under the influence of alcohol. He was charged, held for court and a report has been submitted to the procurator fiscal.

Sheep attack

On Monday August 19, near to Fionnphort on Mull a dog is believed to have bitten and injured a lamb, resulting in the lamb requiring treatment by a vet. Fencing was also damaged at this location.

Items stolen

Between Thursday August 1 and Sunday August 25, an electric hedge trimmer, two plants and two metal plant supports were stolen from the garden of a house in Raeric Road, Tobermory.

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