Police Files, April 9 2021

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Theft

Between 4pm on Friday April 2 and 4pm on Saturday April 3, four live lobsters were stolen from a lobster pot which hangs from the side of the quay at Port Askaig. Police are investigating.

Arrested

About 3.25am on Wednesday April 7, at Glenegededale, Islay, a man, aged 28, was arrested for allegedly assaulting another man. The man was charged with the offence, held for court and a report was submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.

Windows smashed

Between 3pm on Friday April 2 and 3pm on Friday April 9, eight small windows were smashed in an outhouse at Laphraoig Distillery, Islay. Police are investigating.

Bail allegation

About 8.45pm on Monday April 5, at Cataline Avenue, Oban, a woman, aged 29, allegedly breached bail curfew conditions imposed by the court by being outwith her address overnight. Police arrested and charged the woman who was held for court and a report sent to the Procurator Fiscal.

Stop and search

About 2pm on Thursday April 8, at Quarry Road, Oban, a car was stopped and searched by police and a woman, aged 31, was allegedly found to be in possession of a quantity of cannabis. The woman was charged and a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal. A quantity of tablets were also seized and will be sent for analysis.

Charged

About 8pm on Friday April 9, at George Street, Oban, a woman, aged 38, allegedly assaulted another woman. She was charged and a report sent to the Procurator Fiscal.

Held for court

About 4pm on Saturday April 10, at Lismore Crescent, Oban, a man, aged 50, allegedly behaved in an abusive manner. The man was arrested, charged and released with conditions to appear at Oban Sherriff Court. At about 7.45am the following day the man breached these conditions by contacting the witness. Police arrested and charged the man who was held for court and a report was submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.

If you have information on this or any crime, call your local Police Station by telephoning 101, or via do so anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.