Counterfeit £10 Notes
There have recently been two separate incidents in Oban whereby counterfeit Royal Bank of Scotland £10 notes have been used within shops.
Police from Oban were contacted at the time and a 29 year old male has been arrested and charged in relation to their use within these shops, however it is believed that there still remains some counterfeit notes in circulation. The notes that have been seized are described as extremely low quality and all carry the same serial number of 406339.
Police are advising members of the public to be aware, and if seeking advice, to either attend their local bank or police office.
At 2.50am on Monday 9th September, police attended a house in Craignish Place, Lochgilphead as a result of a loud music complaint. Upon arrival, the music was found to be excessive, however while speaking to the 26 year old female householder, she commenced to conduct herself in a disorderly manner resulting in her being arrested for a breach of the peace. She was also charged in relation to the noise complaint, resulting in her noise making equipment being seized and being allegedly found in possession of cannabis.
At 10.10am on Tuesday 3rd September, police had cause to stop a white Ford Transit being driven on Tarbert Road, Ardrishaig which resulted in the 40 year old male driver being reported for having no insurance and for carrying too many passengers for whom there were seats.
At 11.15pm on Wednesday 4th September, police had cause to stop a green Volkswagen Polo while being driven on Meadows Road, Lochgilphead which resulted in the 32 year old male driver being arrested and reported for drink driving.
If any member of the public has information in relation to the above, or to any incident, they can contact their local police office on telephone number 101, or anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800555111.