POLICE FILES, November 22 2019

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Mobile phone

Police stopped a car on the B843 near Machrihanish on Tuesday afternoon last week as the driver, a man aged 40, was allagedly driving while using a mobile phone. He was charged and a report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal.

Speeding on A83

An 18-year-old female driver was charged and a report will be sent to the procurator fiscal after an incident around noon last Wednesday. Police stopped her car on the A83 near Glenbarr for allegedly driving above the speed limit.

Dangerous driving

On Friday afternoon last week on the A83 near Glenbarr, a vehicle was stopped for being allegedly being driven dangerously and at excessive speed.

The driver, a man aged 34, was then arrested for failing a roadside drug test. The man was charged with dangerous driving and a blood sample was subsequently taken for analysis. A report will be sent to the procurator fiscal.


On Monday police stopped a vehicle in Carradale and checks revealed that the vehicle had an expired MOT. The driver, a 30-year-old man was charged and issued with a £100 fixed penalty ticket.

Did you see anything?

If you were driving up the road to Glasgow did you see anything suspicious in the Cairndow area?

Between 10.30am on Sunday November 10 and 8am the following morning a container was broken into at the construction site of the new Cairndow children’s centre at the head of Loch Fyne, near to the Loch Fyne Oyster Bar.

Among the items taken were a Vibro road roller, a pressure washer, copper pipes and several tools. Police are investigating the incident and are appealing for any witnesses or anyone with any information to contact them.

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.