POLICE FILES, September 6 2019

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A 23-year-old woman was searched by police on Benmore Street, Campbeltown, on Thursday and was allegedly found in possession of cannabis. A report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal.

Speeders fined

Two motorists who were driving at excessive speed on the A83 at Tarbert last Thursday afternoon were stopped by police officers. Each was given a fixed penalty ticket comprising a £100 fine and three penalty points.

Driver stopped

Police officers stopped a car on Tuesday evening last week on Barrmore Road, Tarbert, and arrested the 32-year-old driver for allegedly driving while under the influence of alcohol. The man was charged and a report has been submitted to the procurator fiscal.

Drivers charged

Following a previous police files which reported that a white VW Caddy van and a grey VW Golf car were allegedly driven dangerously and at excessive speed on Jamieson Street, Bowmore, in the early hours of Sunday August 25, two young drivers, aged 19 and 18, have been traced by police and charged with dangerous driving.

A report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal.

Witness appeal after vandalism

The shore side of a wall on School Street, Bowmore, had graffiti sprayed on it between Saturday morning August 3 and 1pm on Sunday August 25. Police are investigating and are appealing for any witnesses.


Following an allegation of one man assaulting another on Frederick Crescent, Port Ellen, Islay, on Tuesday August 27, police are investigating the incident which is said to have happened around 5pm.

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