Theft al­le­ga­tions

Dumfries & Galloway Standard - - NEWS -

A 40-year-old man has been ac­cused of twice in two days steal­ing a bank card be­long­ing to his for­mer wife and us­ing it to steal £100 each day from ATM ma­chines.

Steven McMil­lan, of Dal­swin­ton Av­enue, Dum­fries, is al­leged to have stolen the card at his home in May last year and taken £100 at an ATM at the Co-op at Lochside Road and the fol­low­ing day £100 at a cash ma­chine at the Tesco Ex­tra store.

The case at Dum­fries Sher­iff Court was con­tin­ued with­out plea to Jan­uary 29.

■ Trial has been set for April at Dum­fries Sher­iff Court in a case in which a mo­torist is ac­cused of driv­ing dan­ger­ously on the A76 at Kirk­con­nel.

Stephen McGowan, 23, from Gourock, pleaded not guilty to driv­ing at ex­ces­sive speed for the road and road con­di­tions in May last year, over­tak­ing while it wasn’t safe to do so, and caus­ing other road users to take eva­sive ac­tion to avoid a col­li­sion.

■ A 26-year-old man has been ac­cused in court of be­ing in pos­ses­sion of cannabis with in­tent to sup­ply at the Eden Fes­ti­val at St Anne’s.

Lee McGil­livray, from Glas­gow, is al­leged to have com­mit­ted the of­fence in June. The case at Dum­fries Sher­iff Court was con­tin­ued with­out plea to Jan­uary 29.

■ A 38-year-old man has been ac­cused of driv­ing dan­ger­ously on the A713 Cas­tle Dou­glas to Ayr road and strik­ing a grass verge.

Mark Whyte, from New­ton Ste­wart, pleaded not guilty to driv­ing at ex­ces­sive speeds for the road con­di­tions, too close to other road users, caus­ing his ve­hi­cle to strad­dle lanes and en­ter the op­pos­ing car­riage­way and los­ing con­trol of it. Trial was set for April at Dum­fries Sher­iff Court.

■ A man has been ac­cused of punch­ing an­other on the head at Dum­fries Prison.

David Brown, 35, from Stran­raer, is al­leged to have com­mit­ted the as­sault last April. The case at Dum­fries Sher­iff Court was con­tin­ued with­out plea to Jan­uary 29.

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