Police Scotland, Lochgilphead – police reports for week to 9th July 2013

Drug Offences
During the afternoon of Wednesday 3rd July, uniformed and CID officers carried out searches on three properties in Tarbert.
As a result of these searches, three males aged 35, 35 and 45 have been reported to the Procurator Fiscal for possession of drugs.

At 10.30pm on Friday 5th July, a car was stopped by police on Lochnell Street, Lochgiphead, after officers detected the smell of cannabis emanating from the vehicle. The vehicle was duly searched and a 21 year old male has been reported to the Procurator Fiscal for a drugs offence.

At 2.30am on Sunday 7th July, police and ambulance were called to a licensed premises in Tarbert after receiving a call regarding a female having collapsed. The female was taken to hospital in Lochgilphead and later discharged. Enquiries by police discovered that the female had taken a tablet, believing it to be ecstasy, a short time prior to the collapse.
A 31 year old male was arrested later that day and has been reported to the Procurator Fiscal for allegedly supplying the tablet to the female.

At 10pm on Monday 8th July, police officers had cause to stop a car being driven by a 23 year old male. A search of the males car was followed by a search of his home address which resulted in various items being found.
The 23 year old male has been reported to the Procurator Fiscal for a drugs offence.

At 10.45pm on Sunday 7th July, police attended and address in Stag Park Court, Lochgilphead in relation to a complaint that a disturbance was taking place. Police attended and after enquiries, a 24 year old male was arrested and charged with an assault and breach of the peace against a female.
Due to the matter being a domestic incident, the male was detained in custody, pending appearance at Dunoon Sherif Court on Tuesday 9th July.

Poaching of Fish
At 6.25pm on Saturday 6th July police attended the estuary at the Crinan Ferry after receiving reports of two males fishing illegally.  As a result of this two males aged 59 and 61 were informed that they were being reported to the Procurator Fiscal for an offence under the Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries (Scotland) Act 2003 for fishing for salmon within 1.5 kilometres of the low water mark without lawful authority.

Traffic Offences
Over the preceding week, police officers have again been targeting traffic issues. As a result, 3 people have been reported for seatbelt offences, 11 for speeding and one for failing to have appropriate insurance.

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