Police Files, April 22 2022

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Careless driving

Police are appealing for information after a black Peugeot SUV travelling down Millknowe Road, Campbeltown, at about 4.20pm on Friday April 8, heading towards Aqualibrium on Kinloch Road, turned right into Longrow without paying proper attention to other road-users. This resulted in a motorcyclist having to carry out an emergency stop and falling from their bike but no injuries were sustained.

Speeding driver

A 32-year-old male driver was charged after police allegedly saw him speeding within a 30mph zone on Witchburn Road, Campbeltown, at about 7.49am on Tuesday April 12.

Witness appeal

Police are looking to speak to a young female, believed to be in her early- to mid-teens, who was on Castle Street, Tarbert, on Tuesday April 12, between 2pm and 3pm, who may have witnessed someone getting assaulted within the Starfish Restaurant. Anyone who has information about the incident, or knows the identity of the female, is asked to contact their local police station by telephoning 101, or anonymously call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, quoting crime reference LB00880422.

Car vandalised

A 25-year-old was arrested and charged after a wing mirror was allegedly kicked off a vehicle on Tomaig Road, Campbeltown, at about 10.13pm on Friday April 15.

Man assaulted

A 31-year-old man was arrested and charged after allegedly assaulting another man by punching, kicking and kneeing him before he was restrained, after he was refused more alcohol at the bar of the Lochside Hotel, Bowmore, Islay, between 11.30pm and 11.35pm on Sunday April 17.

Police are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information on the above or any incidents to phone 101 or anonymously call Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.