Police files – 5.11.20

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Held for court

About 11.40pm on November 1, at Caol Ila, Islay, a man, 34, was arrested for allegedly behaving in an abusive manner and failed to provide a breath specimen at the road side. The man later allegedly failed to provide a blood sample at Bowmore Police Station. Subsequently, and in relation to the same incident, another man, aged 28, was arrested for alleged abusive behaviour and possession of an offensive weapon. Both men were charged, held for court and a report has been sent to the Procurator Fiscal.

Abusive behaviour

About 2.00am on October 26, in Albany Street, Oban a man, 24, behaved in an abusive manner. The man was charged and issued with a Recorded Police Warning.


Between 1pm and 2pm on October 26, at Colonsay Terrace, Oban, eggs were thrown at a property. Police are investigating.


About 10pm on October 28 at Shuna Terrace, Oban, a man, 21, was stopped and searched by police and found in possession of a small amount of cannabis. The man was issued with a Recordable Police Warning.


About 3pm on October 30 at Miller Road, Oban, a man, 38, was stopped and searched by police. The man allegedly became aggressive and assaulted the police officers. He was arrested and charged and a report was submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.

Speeding Motorist

About 1.25pm on November 1, at the A85 near Glen Orchy, a motorist was stopped for allegedly exceeding the speed limit. The driver, a man, 73, was charged and a report sent to the Procurator Fiscal.

Breach of curfew bail

About 11.30pm on October 31 at MacVicar Court, Dunbeg, a man, 22, allegedly breached Bail Curfew Conditions imposed by the court by being within the address. Police attended and arrested the man who then allegedly behaved in an abusive manner and assaulted Police. The man was charged, held for court and a report was submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.

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.