A PC is swapping his usual beat for a charity race tomorrow.
A DRIVER who failed to stop for police in Castle Douglas is being hunted.
TOUGHER penalties on drivers using mobile phones could make Dumfries and Galloway roads safer.
A BEATTOCK man who was supplying drugs to local dealers in the Dumfries area has been jailed for five years.
THERE was an alert on the M74 in Dumfriesshire late on Thursday night amidst fears a car was travelling the wrong way.
A BODY recovered from the River Nith at Kingholm Quay, Dumfries has been confirmed as that of 41-year-old Bryan Cowie.
DETECTIVES have launched a major investigation after an Ecclefechan man — at home with his schoolboy son — was assaulted and robbed by intruders.
RESCUE teams were called out to assist a pair of lost Criffel walkers on Wednesday.
POWER tools worth £5000 have been stolen from a building site at Dalbeattie High School.
OPPORTUNIST thieves have prompted police to remind residents across the region of the importance of locking windows and doors.
A MAN was injured after a New Year assault in Langholm.
A CAMPAIGN to tackle emotional and psychological abuse has been launched in the region.
A BID is being made to trace a man, after a car stolen in Dumfries was found on fire.
SIX people were caught drink driving in the region in the first ten days of this month.
SPECIAL awards were presented to police officers and members of the public this week in recognition of their commitment to keeping people safe in Dumfries and Galloway.
POLICE are hunting for thieves who got away with thousands of pounds worth of scrap metal from a recycling yard in Dumfries at the weekend.
A WARNING has been issued by the police after thieves struck again in Dumfries town centre.
POLICE in Dumfries and Galloway have joined a UK-wide campaign to promote a ‘be alert, not alarmed’ message over the international terrorism threat.
MISSING livestock have turned up, police said today.
CONSTRUCTION equipment worth £23,000 was stolen from two sites in Dumfries at the weekend.
A QUAD bike worth £2000 has been stolen from a Corrie farm.
DRUGS with an estimated street value of about £28,000 were seized after a car was stopped on the M74 near Lockerbie yesterday.
A MONTH long campaign kicked off this week to raise awareness among dog owners about the devastating effects of livestock worrying.
A SUBSTANTIAL amount of cash has been stolen from a farm between Dumfries and New Abbey.
A DUMFRIES man has been confirmed as one of two people to have died in a recent road accident in Midlothian.
FAMILY of a motor bike enthusiast who died in a road crash on the A77 road between Stranraer and Portpatrick on Thursday have issued a tribute to him.
A POLICE chief has highlighted the need for the region to be vigilant about the chances of a terrorist attack.
A WOMAN in Dumfries has been defrauded out of £1000 in a telephone scam call.
A DEATH of a young man as a result of a road accident last month remains under investigation.
DRUGS and crime will not be tolerated at a music festival in the region this weekend, police have warned.