Police Files, March 19 2021

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

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Window vandalised

Police are investigating after a front-facing window of a house on Longrow, Campbeltown, was damaged between 9.15pm and 9.30pm on Monday March 8.

Drug driving

A motorist was stopped on the A83, near Muasdale, at about 1.50pm on Tuesday March 9, for allegedly exceeding the speed limit. The driver, a 25-year-old man, was then charged with failing a roadside drug test. A blood sample was later taken for analysis.

Careless driving

A white Ford Transit van was allegedly seen to be driven in a careless manner while overtaking other vehicles on the A83 near Westport at about 10am on Wednesday March 10. The van was stopped by police and the 36-year-old male driver was charged with the offence.

Trailer stolen

Police are appealing for witnesses after an Ifor Williams drop-side trailer worth £6,000 was stolen from Bengullion Road Industrial Estate, Campbeltown, between 5pm on Thursday March 11 and 8am on Friday March 12.

Assault with iron bar

A 31-year-old man was arrested and charged with assaulting a woman and a man with an iron bar in Bolgam Street, Campbeltown, at about 5.45pm on Friday March 12.

Abusive behaviour

A 53-year-old man allegedly behaved in an abusive manner at the Co-op supermarket in Bowmore, Islay, at about 3.30pm on Saturday March 6. He was later traced by police and charged.

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.