Police Files, March 26 2021

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

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Police are investigating two incidents of vandalism, the first of which took place between 2pm on Friday March 5 and 4pm on Sunday, March 14 on Sound of Kintyre, Machrihanish when a building was damaged and taps were left running causing it to flood. The second incident took place around 8.30pm on Tuesday, March 16 at Longrow when damage was caused to a window within a communal stairwell.

Theft of quad bikes

Between March 17 and 18, three quad bikes were stolen in the Campbeltown area and later recovered by police. Several men have now been traced and enquiries continue.

Attempting to pervert the course of justice

A 34-year-old man was arrested for allegedly attempting to pervert the course of justice at around 10.30am on Friday, March 18 at Garval Road, Tarbert. On checking his details it was found there was a warrant outstanding for the his arrest. The man was subsequently charged and held for court and a report was submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.

Motoring offences

Police stopped a motor vehicle at around 8.15pm on Thursday, March 18, near the A83 Tarbert.The driver, a 35-year-old man, was charged with using the vehicle without a valid MOT test certificate, having a tyre below the legal pressure limit, insufficient levels of washer fluid and a headlight and brake light not in working order. A report will be sent to the procurator fiscal.


On Sunday, March 21 at Main Street, Campbeltown, a 67-year-old man reportedly assaulted three people. Police arrested and charged the man and a report will be sent to the procurator fiscal.

Sheep killed

A dog is believed to have attacked a sheep at around 4pm on Friday, March 19, in a Field near to Kilberry Road, Tarbert. The sheep later died. Police are investigating the incident.

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.