Police files 12.09.19

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On Saturday August 31, a high value theft by shoplifting occurred at WHSmith. Police are investigating.


On September 2, at Lochavullin Drive, Oban, a 30-year-old man was stopped by officers and found to have no valid MOT certificate for his vehicle. Further faults were detected on his tyres and the male was subject of a report to the procurator fiscal.

Dangerous driving

On August 31, a Subaru car crashed on the A828 near Barcaldine after
allegedly performing a dangerous overtake of a bus. Police traced the 23-year-old male driver who was reported to the procurator fiscal.


About 4pm on September 3, police officers searched a group of males at Taynuilt. One was allegedly found in possession of cannabis. A report will be sent to the procurator fiscal.

About noon on Saturday September 7, police searched a 29-year-old male in Sinclair Drive, Oban. He was allegedly found to be in possession of cannabis. He was issued a recorded police warning.


About 5.30pm on September 3, a disturbance was committed on the Corran
Esplanade, Oban. A 52-year-old man was traced and was issued with a recorded police warning.

Abusive behaviour

About 12.40pm on Wednesday September 4, a 63-year-old man allegedly behaved in a verbally abusive manner towards another motorist. Police traced the man, who was issued with a recorded police warning.


About 12.30am on Saturday September 7, a disturbance took place at Glencruitten Road, Oban. A 33-year-old man was arrested for an alleged
assault and was issued with a recorded police warning.


On the afternoon of Saturday September 7, two men aged 65 and 31 were allegedly driving at excessive speed on the A85 at Arrivain. Due to excessive speed involved both were reported to the procurator fiscal.

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