The Oban Times - - News -


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.

Moun­tain res­cue

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.

Cannabis found

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.

Road ac­ci­dent

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.

Speed­ing of­fences

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.

Mi­nor in­juries

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.

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