Police Files, April 22 2021

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Vehicle damaged 

Between 5.20pm and 6.20pm on Sunday April 11, in Beinn Lora Drive, Benderloch, a white Audi Q3 motorcar, was damaged by having the rear bumper struck by another small red vehicle which failed to stop and report the collision. Police are investigating.

Charged

About 7.45am on Tuesday April 13, police attended the scene of an accident at the B844, Clachan Seil. Checks subsequently revealed there was allegedly no insurance in force for the vehicle and the driver, a man  aged 36, was later charged with the offence. A report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.

Drink driving allegation

About 1am on Saturday April 20, after a van was found to have been crashed into a ditch on the A816 near Kilninver, a man aged 34 was subsequently arrested for allegedly driving while under the influence of alcohol. The man was charged with the offence and a report was submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.

Assault

About 6pm on Wednesday April 14, at Miller Road, Oban, police attended to a report of a disturbance. Subsequently a 51-year-old man was arrested and charged with  assault. He was issued with a Recorded Police Warning.

Theft 

Between 5pm on Tuesday 13th and 9am on Wednesday April 14, a quantity of drainage piping was stolen from land in Clachan. Enquiries are continuing and police are appealing for any witness.

Collision

About 1.45pm on Friday April 16, on the A82 near Bridge of Orchy, a collision occurred between a white Volkwagen Transporter van and a red Mercedes car. Subsequently a man, 26, was charged with alleged careless driving.

Report submitted

About 10.30am on Saturday April 17, on the A85 near Dalmally, a motorist was stopped for allegedly exceeding the speed limit. The biker, a man aged 47, was charged and a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.

Speeding allegation

About 6.30pm on Saturday April 17, on the A85 near Dalmally, a motorist was stopped for allegedly exceeding the speed limit. The 29-year-old female driver was charged and a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.

Motorist stopped

About 11am on Saturday April 17, on the A85 near Dalmally, a motorist was stopped for allegedly exceeding the speed limit. The driver, a 45-year-old man, was charged and a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.

Road traffic offences

About 6.10pm on Wednesday April 14, on the A846, near to Antrim View, Port Ellen, Islay, a motorist was stopped for allegedly exceeding the speed limit. The driver, a man aged 55, was also allegedly not wearing his seat belt and the vehicle allegedly had no MOT in force. The driver was charged and a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.

Report

About 5.55pm on Wednesday April 14, on Main Street, Bowmore, Islay, police stopped a van as the driver, a man aged 36, was allegedly driving while not wearing his seat belt. The man was charged and a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.

Vehicle seizure

About 6.50pm on Wednesday April 14, on Main Street, Bowmore, Islay, a car was stopped by police for a routine check which revealed there was allegedly no insurance in force for the vehicle and the 56-year-old male driver was charged with the offence and the vehicle was seized. A report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.

Vandalism

Between Friday April 2 and Monday April 19, some bricks were damaged and removed from the wall at the rear of the Islay High School gym. 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.