Police Files, July 24 2020

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Van damaged

The driver’s side window of a green VW Caddy van was smashed sometime between 9.30pm on Sunday July 12 and 9.30am on Monday July 13 in a car park near Woodside Cottages, Carradale.

Speeding driver

A motorist was stopped on the A83, near Glenbarr, at 9.40pm on Thursday July 16 for allegedly exceeding the speed limit. The driver, a 27-year-old man, was charged and a report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal.

Drugs possession

A car was stopped and searched by police at 11pm on Saturday July 18, in Longrow South, Campbeltown. A 22-year-old man was allegedly found to be in possession of cannabis. The man was charged and issued with a recorded police warning.

Wires cut

Police are investigating after telephone and television wires to a property on the Isle of Gigha were cut sometime between midnight and 6am on Wednesday July 15.

Failure to stop

A red Nissan Micra was damaged when its bumper and driver’s side were struck by another vehicle which failed to stop and report the collision in Fisher Row, Campbeltown, sometime between 1pm on Saturday July 18 and 10am on Sunday July 19.

Golf course flags stolen

Police are appealing for witnesses after 13 flags were stolen from the course at Machrihanish Golf Club sometime between 8pm on Saturday July 18 and noon on Sunday July 19. All the flags are embroidered with the club’s logo – ‘The Machrihanish Golf Club 1876’ and a photograph of an oyster catcher – and are A4 paper sized.

Motoring offences

Police stopped a vehicle on Main Street, Bowmore, Islay, at 9.30pm on Wednesday July 15, and the driver, a 20-year-old man, was found to have allegedly driven the vehicle without a valid licence or insurance. The man was charged with the offences and a report was submitted to the procurator fiscal.

Careless driving

A vehicle and a cyclist collided on the A846 near Ballygrant, Isle of Islay, at about 4pm on Sunday May 24. The cyclist was injured as a result of the collision. Subsequently, the driver of the vehicle, an 80-year-old man, was traced and is now the subject of a report to the procurator fiscal for alleged careless driving.

Police are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information on the above or any incident to phone 101 or anonymously call Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.