Police files 4.3.21

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Charged

On February 14 at Benderloch, near Oban, a 43-year-old woman allegedly stole a bank card and used it to purchase goods at a local shop. The woman was arrested and charged with theft and fraud and a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.

Theft of engine 

Between 8am and 6pm on Monday February 22 at the Gallanach Ferry Slip, Oban, an outboard Yamaha engine was stolen from a boat and a shed was broken into. Police are investigating.

Vehicle seized

About 5.45pm on Monday February 22, a car was stopped by police for a routine check, at Argyll Square, Oban. Checks revealed there was no insurance in force for the driver, a man, aged 25, who was charged with the offence and the vehicle was seized. The man was issued with a £300 fixed penalty ticket with six penalty points.

Assault

About 2.20am on Tuesday February 23 at Catalina Avenue, Oban, a 22-year-old woman allegedly assaulted a man. The woman was arrested and charged with assault. A report has been submitted to the Procurator Fiscal

Vehicle damaged

About 4pm on Tuesday February 23 outside the newsagents on Stevenson Street, Oban, a white Mercedes Vito van was damaged by having the offside rear panel struck by another vehicle which failed to stop and report the collision. Police are investigating.

Speeding

About 2.30pm on Wednesday February 24 at the A85 at Arrivain, a motorist was stopped for allegedly exceeding the speed limit. The driver, a man, aged 58, was charged and a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.

Arrested

About 2.45pm on Wednesday February 24 at Burnside Court, Connel, a man, aged 29, was arrested for allegedly behaving in an abusive manner. The man was charged with the offence and a report was submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.

Report submitted

About 3.15pm on Wednesday February 24, on George Street, Oban, a vehicle was stopped. Checks revealed there was allegedly no insurance or MOT in force for the vehicle. The vehicle and driver, a man, aged 32, were searched and the man was allegedly found to be in possession of cannabis. He was then arrested for allegedly failing a roadside drug test and subsequently a blood sample was taken for analysis. A report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.

Routine check

About 7.40pm on Wednesday February 24, a car was stopped by police for a routine check, on Stevenson Street, Oban. Checks revealed that there was no insurance in force for the vehicle and the 24-year-old male driver was charged with the offence and the vehicle was seized. The man was issued with a £300 fixed penalty ticket with six penalty points.

Vandalism 

Between 5.30pm on Saturday February 27 and 8.30am on Sunday February 28 at Connel Airport, a runway light was damaged. Police are investigating.

Speeding allegation

About 12.40pm on Sunday February 28, on the A85 at Taynuilt, a motorist was stopped for allegedly exceeding the speed limit. The 25-year-old female driver was charged and a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.

Cannabis

About 9pm on Wednesday February 24, on the A846 near Bridgend, Islay, a car was stopped and searched by police and a man, aged 24, was found to be in possession of a small amount of cannabis. The man was charged and issued with a Recordable Police Warning.

Stopped by police 

About 10.50am on Wednesday February 15 on the A848 between Tobermory and Salen on the Isle of Mull, police stopped a car for a routine check. Checks revealed there was allegedly no insurance in force for the vehicle. Subsequently the driver, a man aged 43, was charged with the offence 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.