Police Files, April 23 2021

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

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Woman assaulted

A 29-year-old man has been charged with assaulting a woman in Southend at about 4am on Friday April 16. The arrested man was held for court.

Driver charged

About 6.10pm on Wednesday April 14, on the A846, near to Antrim View, Port Ellen, Islay, a motorist was stopped for allegedly exceeding the speed limit. The  55-year-old male driver was also charged with not wearing his seat belt and there being no MOT in force on the vehicle.

No seat belt

Police stopped a van on Main Street, Bowmore, Islay, at about 5.55pm on Wednesday April 14, and the 36-year-old male driver, was charged with driving while not wearing his seat belt.

No insurance

A car was stopped by police for a routine check at about 6.50pm on Wednesday April 14, on Main Street, Bowmore, Islay. The driver, a 56-year-old man, was charged with having no insurance in force for the vehicle, which was then seized.

School vandalised

Police are appealing for information after some bricks were damaged and removed from the wall at the rear of the Islay High School gym between Friday April 2 and Monday April 19.

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.