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Wit­ness ap­peal

Po­lice are ap­peal­ing for witnesses af­ter a man wear­ing a red jacket, walk­ing a spaniel dog, as­saulted an­other man at mid­night on Wednesday De­cem­ber 26 at the corner of Bar­more Road and Har­bour Street, Tar­bert.

Drug charges

A 16-year-old stopped and searched by po­lice was al­legedly found to be in pos­ses­sion of cannabis at 6pm on Wednesday De­cem­ber 26 in Fur­nace. The youth was charged.

Al­co­hol stolen

At 8pm on De­cem­ber 31, a 41-year-old man al­legedly stole al­co­hol from Tesco Fill­ing Sta­tion, Pater­son Street, Lochgilp­head. The man was traced and charged and a re­port will be sub­mit­ted to the procu­ra­tor fis­cal.


Items were stolen from a house af­ter it was bro­ken into some­time be­tween noon on Mon­day De­cem­ber 31 and 10am on Thursday Jan­uary 3. The prop­erty, at Asknish, Lochgair, is be­ing ren­o­vated.

Dur­ing the same pe­riod, also at Asknish, con­tain­ers on a build­ing site of a house un­der con­struc­tion were forced open and tools stolen.

Po­lice are in­ves­ti­gat­ing both in­ci­dents.

Abu­sive be­hav­iour

A 44-year-old woman and a 46-year-old man were ar­rested for al­legedly be­hav­ing in an abu­sive man­ner at 9am on Tuesday Jan­uary 1, in Front Street, In­ver­aray. The pair were charged and a re­port was sub­mit­ted to the procu­ra­tor fis­cal.

As­sault ar­rest

A man, aged 62, was ar­rested for al­legedly as­sault­ing a woman in White­gates Court, Lochgilp­head, at 6.30am on Thursday Jan­uary 3. The man was charged and a re­port was sub­mit­ted to the procu­ra­tor fis­cal.

No seat belt

A 46-year-man was is­sued with a £100 fixed penalty ticket on Fri­day Jan­uary 4 af­ter be­ing stopped by po­lice on Lochnell Street, Lochgilp­head, for not wear­ing his seat belt.


Checks on a car stopped by po­lice on the A83 at Lochgilp­head on Saturday Jan­uary 5 re­vealed it had no MOT. The 80-year-old male driver was charged and is­sued with a £100 fixed penalty ticket.

Fine and points

Po­lice stopped a 52-year-old male driver for speed­ing on the A83, near Kil­mory In­dus­trial Es­tate, at 7pm on Saturday Jan­uary 5. The driver was is­sued with a £100 fixed penalty ticket three penalty points.

Fence kicked

Po­lice are in­ves­ti­gat­ing af­ter a gar­den fence in Manse Brae, Lochgilp­head, was kicked and dam­aged at mid­night on Jan­uary 4.

Ve­hi­cle dam­aged

An aerial and wipers were bro­ken off a Volk­swa­gen Polo some­time be­tween 5pm on Fri­day Jan­uary 4 and 10am on Saturday Jan­uary 5, in Manse Brae, Lochgilp­head. Po­lice are in­ves­ti­gat­ing.

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.

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