Police Files, January 21 2022

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Drug driving

A 21-year-old man has been charged with driving under the influence of cocaine after he was stopped by police on the B843, near Campbeltown, at 11.30pm on Monday January 10.

Sexual assault

Police were called to Carradale at 2pm on Tuesday January 11, after an 80-year-old man allegedly sexually assaulted a woman. The man was arrested and held for court.

Estate vandalism

Police enquiries are ongoing after an alleged act of vandalism was carried out at Killean Estate Cottages, Tayinloan, between 1.30pm and 2.30pm on Friday January 14.

Church loitering

Police have received reports of people hanging out around Campbeltown’s Lorne and Lowland Parish Church when it is not in use, and parishioners have identified vandalism to the building which is believed to have occurred during these times. Police will be conducting patrols to target this concern and will engage with anyone found in that area during times the church is not in session, to understand their reason for being there and ascertain if any criminality is taking place.


Untaxed vehicle

At 9am on Friday January 14, police were made aware of an untaxed vehicle on Islay. Details of the vehicle and its registered keeper have been passed to the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency.

Female assaulted

Police enquiries are ongoing after a woman was allegedly assaulted at Bowmore Hotel, Islay, at 9.30pm on Saturday January 15.

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