Police Files, February 26 2021

Police are warning drivers to take care on the district's icy roads.

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Drug driving

A motorist was stopped on the A83, near Glenbarr, at about 10.40am on Tuesday February 16, for allegedly exceeding the speed limit. The 34-year-old man was then arrested after failing a roadside drug test and a blood sample was taken for analysis. The man was also charged with being in possession of cannabis. A report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal.

Pub vandalised

A padlock on an access door at The Para Handy Pub, Bolgam Street, Campbeltown, was forced open and removed between 5pm on Friday February 12 and 8am on Monday February 15.

Breath sample

At about 6.40am on Wednesday February 17, at Bowmore Hospital, Islay, a 24-year-old man was charged with failing to provide a breath specimen after having been found earlier in a vehicle under the influence of alcohol. A report has been submitted to the procurator fiscal.

Anti-social driving

A 23-year-old man was issued with an anti-social behaviour warning after a car was driven in an anti-social manner, with excessive speed and revs, at about 8pm on Saturday January 20, on Shore Street, Bowmore, Islay.

Caravan entered

Between 10am and 2pm on Friday February 19, at a house in Hillside, Bowmore, Islay, the rear garden and a caravan within was entered by an unknown person. Nothing appears to have been stolen.

Dunaverty clarification

Last week, it was reported that a mobile phone was stolen from the windscreen of a car at Dunaverty Golf Club car park, Southend, at around 4pm on Friday February 12. The iPhone was actually taken from a car at the parking area near Dunaverty beach and not at the golf club.

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.