Police report – May 21, 2021

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Vehicle damaged

Between Saturday May 8 and Sunday May 9 at Church Street, Tarbert, a grey Peugeot 3008 car was damaged by having the front bumper and grill struck by another vehicle which failed to stop and report the collision.

Theft from van

At the bus turning circle, between 5pm on Friday May 7 and 8am on Monday May 10 on Pier Road, Tarbert, an insecure van was entered and a camera and monitor for a Sky Vac gutter cleaning device was stolen.

Police officers assaulted

At about 8pm on Wednesday May 12, at Oban Road and then at Mid Argyll Hospital, a 45-year-old man allegedly behaved in an abusive manner, possessed and offensive weapon and assaulted several police officers. The man was arrested, charged, held for court and a report sent to the procurator fiscal.

Uninsured vehicle seized

When a car was stopped by police for a routine check on the A83 at Ardrishaig at about 10.30pm on Thursday May 13, checks revealed that there was allegedly no insurance in force for the vehicle.

The driver, a woman aged 19, was charged with the offence and the vehicle seized. A report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal.

Arrested for assault

A 39-year-old man was arrested and charged with assaulting a woman at about 1.30am on Saturday May 15 in MacDonald Terrace, Lochgilphead. A report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal.

Window smashed

Between 12pm on Saturday May 15 and 8.15pm on Sunday May 16, a house near Furnace Medical Centre had a window smashed.

Failed to provide breath sample

Police attended at about 9pm on Saturday May 15 after a car crashed onto its roof on the A846 between Bowmore and Bridgend, Islay.

A 20-year-old man was charged with failing to divulge the driver’s details when required and failing to provide a breath specimen.

A report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal.

Anyone with information in relation to the above, or to any other incident, should contact their local police station on telephone number 101 or, anonymously, through Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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