Police files – 29.10.20

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Damage to vehicle

Between Midday on October 16 and 4pm on October 17, at Scarba Terrace, Oban, a grey Ford Focus car was damaged by having the bonnet scratched. Police are investigating.

Serious assault 

About 6.30pm on October 21 at McKelvie Road, Oban, a man, aged 49, and a woman, aged 44, allegedly assaulted a woman who sustained a serious injury to her hand. The man and the woman were cautioned and charged and a report was sent to the Procurator Fiscal.

Road accident 

About 2pm on October 22, at the A816 near to Kilmelford, police attended a collision involving a red Renault Clio and a blue Land Rover Freelander. The driver of the Clio, a 52-year-old woman, was arrested for allegedly failing a roadside drug test and careless driving, and subsequently a blood sample was taken for analysis.

Abusive behaviour allegation

About 10.30pm on October 22, at Connel Village Loop Road, Connel, a 29-year-old man was arrested for allegedly behaving in an abusive manner. The man was cautioned and charged, held for court and a report was submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.

Resisting arrest allegation

About 12.30am on October 23 at Powell Place, Connel, a man, 20, was arrested for allegedly behaving in an abusive manner and resisting arrest. The man was cautioned and charged and a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.

Witness appeal

Between approximately 12.50am and 1.30am on October 23, at Rhuvaal Road, Oban, a man was seriously assaulted by three men. The man sustained serious injuries to his face. Police are investigating.


About 6.45pm on October 23 at George Street, Oban, a man, 33, was arrested for allegedly behaving in an abusive manner and assaulting a woman. The man was charged with the offences and a report was submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.

Report submitted

About 9pm on October 24, at Corran Esplanade, Oban, a 22-year-old man was found in a vehicle and was arrested for allegedly being in charge of it while under the influence of alcohol. A report has been submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.

Abusive Behaviour

About 2.00am on Monday 26th October at Albany Street, Oban, a man (24) allegedly behaved in an abusive manner. Police attended and the man was issued with a Recorded Police Warning.

Anti-social driving

About 12.15am on October 24, on the A846, in Bowmore, a green Vauxhall Corsa car and a white Ford Fiesta were allegedly driven at excessive speed and in an anti-social manner. The cars were stopped by police and the drivers, a woman, 19, and a woman, 17, were issued with anti-social behaviour warnings.

The ASBO warning is valid for 12 months and if the driver or the vehicle is involved in a similar incident again within that period, the vehicle will be seized by police.

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.