Police Files, September 24 2021

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

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Dangerous driving

At about 8.30am on Monday September 13, in Ralston Road, Campbeltown, a school bus had just dropped children off and a lollipop man was assisting them in crossing the road when a purple Vauxhall vehicle allegedly ignored the lollipop man’s instructions, forcing evasive action. Police are appealing for witnesses.

Breach of bail

At about 3.30pm on Monday September 13, in Shore Street, Campbeltown, a man alleged that another man breached bail conditions preventing him from approaching the man. A 51-year-old man was arrested but, following interview and review of the evidence, he was released without charge.

Drugs possession

A 35-year-old man was allegedly found in possession of 8g of cannabis after police on patrol in Shore Street, Campbeltown, stopped and searched him at about 5pm on Monday September 13. He has been charged with possessing a controlled substance.

Man assaulted

A 34-year-old man was charged following an assault on another man in Cross Street, Campbeltown, at about 3am on Wednesday September 15.

Speeding driver

A man was stopped by police on the A83 at Glenbarr, at about 4.50pm on Sunday September 19, and later charged for allegedly driving at 75mph in a 60mph zone.


Theft by finding

A woman lost her purse in Lennox Street, Port Ellen, at about 4am on Thursday September 9. Items from the purse were later found discarded at a different location. After police investigated, a 23-year-old woman was identified as finding the purse and spending the contents before discarding the rest. The woman was charged with the offence and issued with a recorded police warning.

Police are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information on any of the above or any incident to phone 101 or anonymously call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.