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Police were alerted to a suspected drink driver attempting to board a ferry at Oban Pier about 7am on Sunday September 19.
Officers located the driver and carried out a roadside breath test, which was allegedly failed. A woman, aged 64, was arrested and, after allegedly failing a further evidential test, was charged with the offence. A report has been submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.
Breach of the peace, police assault, resisting arrest and drug possession
About 1pm on Sunday September 19, at George Street, Oban, police were called to a group of males allegedly causing a disturbance.
Subsequently two men, aged 21 and 29, were arrested for a breach of the peace. Whilst officers were dealing with this matter, two other males, both aged 20, allegedly tried to intervene, being verbally aggressive and physically obstructing officers, which led to their arrest. One of these males is also alleged to have been found in possession of a controlled substance. All four men have been charged for their part in the incident. A report has been submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.
Assault, abusive behaviour and vandalism
Police were called to a report of a man allegedly assaulting a woman about 9.15pm on Wednesday September 15, at Colonsay Terrace, Oban.
A man, aged 36, was arrested for assault, abusive behaviour and vandalism. The man was charged and a report has been submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.
About 2.20am on Monday September 13, at Soroba Road, Oban, police were called to a road traffic accident following which a woman was taken to hospital.
A female, aged 31, was breathalised at the hospital, which allegedly resulted in a failure. As a consequence of this, an evidential blood sample has been taken and results are being awaited.
Theft from motor vehicle
Between 9pm on Friday September 10 and 10am on Saturday September 11, at The Oyster Inn car park, Connel, someone allegedly entered a yellow Vauxhall Corsa parked overnight and stole a purse. Police are investigating the matter.
Anyone with information in relation to the above, or to any incident, should contact their local police station on telephone number 101 or, anonymously, through Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.