Police files, week 35

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Outboard engine theft

A Tohatsu outboard motor was stolen from a boat moored at Campbeltown pontoons.

The engine was taken sometime between 7am on Sunday August 20 and 2.50pm on Tuesday August 22.

Police are investigating and appealing for any witnesses or anyone with any information to contact them on 101 or anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

False details

A driver stopped at 9.35pm on Monday August 21 attempted to escape justice by giving the polic false details.

Following the routine documents check in Longrow, Campbeltown, police discovered that the man, aged 27, was driving while disqualified and without insurance.

He was charged and a report sent to the procurator fiscal.

Drugs bust

A teenager searched by police just after midnight last Sunday was found in possession of a small amount of cannabis.

The 15-year-old boy was stopped in Burnbank Street, Campbeltown. He was charged and a report will be submitted to the children’s reporter and procurator fiscal.

Street drinking

At about 1.10am on Monday in Cross Street, Campbeltown, a 55-year-old man was issued with a recorded police warning for consuming alcohol in a public place, in contravention of bylaws.