POLICE FILES, June 7 2019

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Gigha assault

At about 12.30am on Sunday May 26, an 18-year-old man assaulted another man in the village hall on the Isle of Gigha. The man was subsequently traced and charged on Wednesday last week and a report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal.

Door damaged

Between midnight on Tuesday May 21 and noon on Friday May 24, the lock and door to a flat on Davaar Avenue, Campbeltown, were damaged.

Mountain bike theft

Between 7.30pm and 8.30pm an Monday May 27, a man’s yellow mountain bike was stolen from the courtyard at 11 Kirk Street, Campbeltown.

Mobile phones taken

At about 11.30am on Tuesday May 28, at the County Garage, Millknowe, Campbeltown, a 50-year-old man stole two mobile phones that had been mistakenly left on a fuel pump.

Later that day, the man was traced by police and the phones recovered. He was charged and a report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal.

Assault

On Sunday evening in a flat on Main Street, Campbeltown, a man aged 38 assaulted another man and a woman. Police attended and the man was arrested, charged, held for court and a report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal.

Double trouble

Police stopped a van as the driver, a man aged 19, was allegedly driving while using a mobile phone on Main Street, Bowmore, Islay.

The officers then saw that the van also had a worn tyre with cord exposed.

The man was charged and a report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal.

Drunk driver

Early on Saturday morning, on Shore Street, Bowmore, Islay, a car was stopped and the man who was driving was arrested for driving while under the influence of alcohol.

The 68-year-old was charged with the offence and a report has been submitted to the procurator fiscal.

Drugs possession

At about 7.05pm on Friday on the A83 at Minard, a car was stopped and searched by police and an 18-year-old man was found to be in possession of cannabis. The man was charged and a report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal.

Red light

On Friday evening, on the A83 at Minard, police stopped a car as the driver, a man aged 64, had allegedly failed to obey red traffic lights. The man was charged and a £100 fixed penalty ticket with three penalty points were issued.

Police are investigating the above incidents and are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to phone 101 or anonymously call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.