POLICE FILES, November 29, 2019

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Car overturns

Sunday afternoon saw an incident on the A83 near Kilchenzie when a blue Peugeot 207 car overturned.

Police report that the driver, a woman aged 54, was taken to Campbeltown Hospital where her injuries were not thought to be serious.

The road was blocked while the incident was ongoing and for the vehicle recovery, but the road was fully open by 4pm.

Police are investigating the incident and are appealing for any witnesses or anyone with any information to contact them.

Text and phone threats

Early on Tuesday afternoon last week a man, aged 30, allegedly made threats via text and phone to a woman in Campbeltown. The man was later arrested and charged, he was held for court and a report was submitted to the procurator fiscal.

Abusive behaviour

A 46-year-old man allegedly behaved in an abusive manner in Davaar Avenue, Campbeltown, on Saturday evening. The man was later traced, charged and issued with a recorded police warning.

Vehicles damaged

There have been two separate reports of vehicles being damaged by vandalism in Kintyre.

A blue Audi A4 car, which was parked in Queen Street, Campbeltown, had two tyres punctured and damaged between the evening of Saturday November 16 and lunchtime the following day.

A black Peugeot 4007 car parked at the Ugadale Hotel, Machrihanish, from the evening of Saturday November 16 until the morning of Tuesday 19 had its rear window smashed.

Police are investigating the incidents and are appealing for witnesses.

Check your plates

A driver was issued with a £100 fixed penalty ticket on Monday evening November 18 on the A83 near Kilkenzie for allegedly driving while towing a vehicle that did not have a proper number plate fitted.

Vehicle seized

On Thursday evening last week a car was stopped by police for a routine check, on Summerhill Crescent, Campbeltown.

Checks showed that there was allegedly no insurance in force for the vehicle and the driver, a man aged 25, was charged with the offence and the vehicle was seized.

A report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal.

Driver using mobile phone

Police stopped a lorry because the 40-year-old driver was allegedly driving while using a mobile phone on the A83 in Campbeltown on Friday morning.

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

Careless driving

On Sunday afternoon on the B842 near to Peninver, a car was seen to be driven in an allegedly careless manner while negotiating a bend.

The car was stopped by police and the 57-year-old man who was driving was charged with the offence and a report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal.

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.

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