Police Files, March 5 2021

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

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Speeding and illegal tyre

A motorist on the A83 was stopped near Bellochantuy at about 4.10pm on Monday February 22 for allegedly exceeding the speed limit. The car was also allegedly found to have two defective tyres. The driver, a 29-year-old man, was charged.

Failure to stop

At about 8.45am on Monday February 22, on the B842 between Saddell and Peninver, a white van collided wing mirrors with a beige Vauxhall Infinity car which was travelling towards Campbeltown. Police are appealing for witnesses as the van failed to stop and continued northwards.

Wall vandalised

Graffiti was discovered painted on a wall in the common close at 27 John Street, Campbeltown, at about noon on Wednesday February 24.

Woman assaulted

A 29-year-old woman has been charged with assaulting another woman in High Street, Campbeltown, at about 5am on Saturday February 27.

Drugs possession

A car on the A846 near Bridgend, Islay, was stopped and searched by police at about 9pm on Wednesday February 24, and a 24-year-old man was found to be in possession of a small amount of cannabis. He was charged and issued with a recordable police warning.

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.