A PERSON is reported missing in Dumfries and Galloway every three days.
THE search for a missing Dumfries woman has been stepped up with police and other members of the emergency services involved.
BE on your guard, warn police after two sneaky supermarket bank card thefts in Annan.
THIEVES have once again being targeting work vans with another 11 vehicles hit in the region this week and thousands of pounds worth of tools stolen.
DRUGS are drugs no matter what the venue say police, issuing a reminder that illegal substances will not be tolerated at this weekend’s Eden Festival.
HORSE loving couple Susan and and Kenny Calvert have been re-united with their two little Shetland pony foals, which were stolen at the weekend.
A HUMAN bone was discovered washed up on the shore at Powfoot at the weekend, sparking a police investigation.
A TRUNK road in Dumfries and Galloway was closed to traffic late Tuesday because of a serious gas leak.
TWO men are in hospital with serious injuries after an altercation in Dumfries early this morning.
AN ASSAULT on a 14-year-old girl has left her hospitalised.
POLICE say there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding a man’s death at a Dumfries area cottage which was centre of a chemical alert.
EMERGENCY services were called to an accident on the B725 Annan to Dumfries Low Road on Monday morning.
VANDALS have wreaked havoc at the war memorial in Sanquhar.
A 17-year-old whose death is being treated as ‘suspicious’ by police has been named.
A MAN was the victim of an unprovoked assault in Dumfries in the early hours of Sunday.
THE man who died in a crash near Amisfield yesterday afternoon has been named.
A MAJOR rescue operation was mounted in the early hours of Monday after a car crashed into the sea at Kirkcolm, a few miles from Stranraer.
A WOMAN who died in a road crash near Newton Stewart has been named.
AN AREA of the North Solway shoreline was sealed off late on Friday afternoon after a suspected wartime shell was discovered.
POLICE in Dumfries and Galloway have recovered two large hauls of drugs.
THE man who died in a house fire in Dumfries yesterday afternoon has been named by police.
STORM Eleanor sparked a major incident to be declared in the region on Wednesday.
A 35-year-old man has been arrested following the death of 52-year-old Beverly Bliss in Carrutherstown.
POLICE have teamed up with Dumfries and Galloway Council’s trading standards to tackle counterfeit goods being transported through the region.
DRIVERS in Dumfries and Galloway are being reminded of the zero tolerance approach to drink driving this Christmas.
POLICE say an Annan teenager was subjected to a vicious and sustained attack in the town at the weekend.
A TWO-week cross boundary initiative to improve road safety on the A77 Stranraer – Glasgow coast road started this week.
A LARGE amount of cash and jewellery were taken at a break in at a house in Dumfries earlier this week.
A DEVICE which is believed to be an unexploded World War II bomb has been discovered near to Wallaceton, Thornhill.
A 12-YEAR-OLD boy has died after becoming trapped by a large wooden pole at Kelloholm.