Speed­ing driv­ers caught by po­lice

The Oban Times - - News -

MO­TORISTS have caught the at­ten­tion of traf­fic of­fi­cers this week af­ter trav­el­ling at ex­ces­sive speeds on the A82.

On Au­gust 30, a 21-year- old man was stopped af­ter al­legedly trav­el­ling at speeds of more than 100 mph in a 60 mph zone.

The same day, near Tyn­drum, a 41-year- old mo­torist was al­legedly de­tected trav­el­ling at more than 88mph in a 60mph zone.

Later that evening, again near Tyn­drum, a 57-year- old man was de­tected trav­el­ling at 87mph in a 60mph zone.

Po­lice sergeant Alan Moore said po­lice units were on pa­trol in the area and any­one caught speed­ing would be fined or re­ported to the procu­ra­tor fis­cal.

Thieves may have been dis­turbed

A BREAK in at a Con­nel boat­yard may have been dis­rupted be­fore any theft took place, but of­fi­cers still want to know of any in­for­ma­tion about peo­ple in the area at the time of the se­ri­ous break­ing and en­ter­ing.

A shed at Fish­er­man’s Wharf at Con­nel had been bro­ken into and a gate had been cut open.

Con­duct­ing the en­quiry, po­lice con­sta­ble Fraser An­der­son wants to hear from any­one who saw any­thing sus­pi­cious be­tween 7pm last Thurs­day, Au­gust 27, and 11am on Fri­day Au­gust 28.

Search on for man seen in Gal­lanach

PO­LICE are search­ing for a man in his 50s with a Liver­pudlian ac­cent who they would like to elim­i­nate from their en­quiries.

The man, be­lieved to be a visi­tor to the area, is de­scribed as white with long hair tied up in a pony tail. He is be­lieved to have been in the Gal­lanach area of the town be­tween 6pm and 10pm last Fri­day when a theft oc­curred and may have vi­tal in­for­ma­tion about the crime.

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