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Police in Dumfries and Galloway are appealing for witnesses to the following incidents
Following a review by Police Scotland they have currently ceased forwarding, to the D & G Neighbourhood watch web administrator, their local press releases related to crime matters.
We are however in the meantime listing below various Constabulary media releases and reports on crime matters from other sources
Witness Appeal - Thefts and attempts - Lockerbie
Between Tuesday 30th June and Thursday 2nd July, a number of HGV lorries which were parked up at the Lorry Park, Hangingshaw Farm, Lockerbie, had their side curtains slashed.
Fortunately only one of the lorries had property stolen and this was recovered a short time later.
Enquiries have revealed a grey/silver Saab Saloon vehicle containing 4 males, to be involved.
The driver of the Saab saloon vehicle appears to have been wearing a high viz vest. Unfortunately there is description for the front passenger.
The other 2 suspects, who were observed getting into the rear of the vehicle, were described as; tall, slim, wearing grey/dark clothing, hoods up with baseball caps underneath and wearing gloves.
If you saw or heard anything suspicious or have any information in relation to these incidents that may assist officers with their enquiries, please call us on 101 and quote ref 1639 of 2nd July.
Alternatively you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
Witness Appeal - Theft - Stranraer
We are appealing for witnesses after a report of a theft from a vehicle on Foundry Lane, Stranraer, between Friday 26th June and Monday 29th June.
The vehicle was a silver Citroen C3 and had been locked and secured when parked up on the Friday.
On return to the vehicle on Monday, the passenger door was insecure and the owner noted a few personal items to have been stolen from within.
If you saw or heard anything suspicious or have any information in relation to this incident, please call us on 101 and quote ref PDG0120580720.
Witness Appeal - Theft by Housebreaking - Stranraer
We are appealing for witnesses after a report of a theft by housebreaking from a property on Glenwell Avenue, Stranraer, which occurred between Thursday 25th June and Saturday 27th June. A number of personal electronic items were stolen.
If you saw or heard anything suspicious or have any information in relation to this incident that may assist officers with their enquiries, please phone us on 101 quoting ref PDG0120460720 or alternatively phone Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
We are appealing for information following a spate of thefts in Stranraer.
Three incidents relating to the theft of trailers have been reported to officers within the last 10 days in the area.
The first incident happened between 2pm on Friday, 19 June, 2020 and 6pm on Saturday, 20 June in Blackparks Industrial Estate where a 10ft trailer with five doors was stolen. The registration for this is S06JNS.
A second incident involving a metal trailer with number plate ‘M735HWO’ was stolen around 6pm on Wednesday, 24 June from Long Stay car park in Agnew Crescent.
A third theft occurred overnight between Thursday, 25 June and Friday, 26 June from The Garage on Main Street, Stoneykirk. The trailer is described as having a wooden bed with number plate ‘PN02FHU’
All of the above trailers would have required to be have been towed by a vehicle with a tow bar fitted. The value of the stolen trailers is in excess of £5000.
Detective Sergeant Garry Mitchell, of Stranraer CID, said: “We are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed anyone acting suspiciously in or around the locations of these thefts or noticed any of the trailers on public roads.
“Anyone with any information is asked to contact Police on 101 quoting incident number 3478 of 24 June.”
Witness Appeal - Collision - Lochmaben
We are appealing for witnesses after a report of a woman driving a red Citroen C1 through Lochmaben when she was struck by a tractor towing a small flat bed trailer in Lochmaben on Friday morning.
The woman was travelling behind the tractor through Lochmaben when the tractor veered to the left travelling closer to the pavement.
The woman believed the tractor was pulling in to allow her to pass so after checking the on-coming carriageway was clear, she started to overtake the tractor.
Whilst passing the tractor, it veered back into the middle of the lane and collided into the side of the woman's car.
The woman stopped immediately and initially thought the tractor stopped further ahead however it didn't and drove off in the direction of Lockerbie.
The woman's Citroen car was left with moderate damage.
If you saw this incident occur or have any information that may assist officers in their enquiries, please call us on 101 quoting Ref 1129 of 26th June.
Witness Appeal - Hit & Run Road Traffic Collision - Dumfries
We are appealing for witnesses after a report that a parked and unattended vehicle was crashed into by another vehicle, the driver of which failed to stop and leave details.
Between 12.15 pm on Wednesday, a woman parked her Black Ford Fiesta on Shirley Road, Dumfries near to Scotmid.
On her return, a man approached her and advised her that a woman in a black car crashed into hers and drove off.
On examining her vehicle, the woman discovered moderate damage to the rear nearside.
If you have any information in relation to this incident that may assist Police with their enquiries, please phone us on 101 quoting Ref 1608 of 24th June.