ABOUT 10am on Monday May 22, a 23-year-old man was arrested following an allegation that he had stolen a pair of headphones from Tesco in Oban. A report has been submitted to the procurator fiscal.
AT 12.25PM on Wednesday May 24, police and mountain rescue were called to an injured hill walker on Mull. It was initially reported the man had been walking with friends and had become separated from them, somehow sustaining a head injury. The man, a 20-year-old French national who was on holiday, was located about two hours later with a minor injury.
AT 1.30AM on Friday May 26, police received a report of people being in possession of controlled drugs in Argyll Street, Oban. Following searches by officers, two women were detained and taken to Oban police office having been found in possession of small amounts of cannabis.
ABOUT 4.40pm on Saturday May 27 on the A816 near to the Knipoch Hotel outside Oban, there was an accident in which a Volvo car left the road and narrowly avoided colliding with oncoming vehicles. The driver of the Volvo, a woman in her seventies, sustained a minor injury. A report has been submitted to the procurator fiscal.
Damage to vehicle
BETWEEN 8am and 10am on Thursday May 25, a car was damaged while parked at the Corran Esplanade in Oban. Police are treating the incident as a fail to stop accident, and inquiries are ongoing to trace the other vehicle and driver.
BETWEEN Friday and Sunday, May 26 and 28, at various places within Argyll and Bute, including the A83 near Lochgilphead and the A85 between Dalmally and Tyndrum, five drivers (four men and one woman) were stopped and charged with driving at excessive speed. All were the subject of reports to the procurator fiscal.
ABOUT 7am on Wednesday May 24 at Strone Point, on the A83 just outside Inveraray, a vehicle went off the road. The female driver and only occupant sustained minor injuries.
IF ANY member of the public has information in relation to any of these incidents, call police on telephone number 101, or anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.