Police Files – 15.10.20

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Between 6pm on Saturday October 3 and 9.45am on Sunday October 4, at Lorn Road, Dunbeg, a red Ford Focus car had the bodywork on the passenger side scratched. Police are investigating.


About 10.30pm on Sunday October 4, in Corran Esplanade, Oban, a man, 30, was arrested for allegedly behaving in an abusive manner. The man was charged with the offences and a report was submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.

Breach of bail allegation

About 3pm on Tuesday October 6, at Albany Street, Oban, a 27-year-old man allegedly breached bail by failing to attend and sign on at Oban Police Station. Police arrested and charged the man and a report was submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.

The man again allegedly committed the same offence of Saturday October 10. He was again arrested, held for court and a report was submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.


Between October 3 and 7 in Dalmally, two men, aged 29 and 39, allegedly stole a quantity of railway sleepers to the value of £3,000. Police attended and subsequently recovered a van full of railway sleepers. Both men were arrested and charged with the theft and a report was submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.

Between 5pm and 7pm on October 8, at Taynuilt Pier, a number of wooden pallets were allegedly stolen. Subsequently, a man, 55, was charged with the offence and the pallets were returned. A report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.

About 1.30pm on October 8, in Boots the Chemist, George Street, Oban, a man allegedly stole two electric Phillips Razors. Police are carrying out enquiries in an effort to identify the man and are appealing for any witnesses or anyone with any information to contact them on 101 or anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Vehicle damaged

About 2pm on October 8, on the A85 near Taynuilt, a white coloured campervan, was damaged by having the wing mirror struck by a white van which failed to stop and report the collision. Police are investigating.


Between 8.30pm and 10.45pm on October 10, at George Street, Oban, a white coloured Volkswagen Crafter van had the bodywork on the driver side of the vehicle scratched. Police are investigating.

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.