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PC John gets set for charity beat

A PC is swapping his usual beat for a charity race tomorrow.

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Driver sought

A DRIVER who failed to stop for police in Castle Douglas is being hunted.

Communication with a Smart Phone in the Car

Driving phone users face double trouble

TOUGHER penalties on drivers using mobile phones could make Dumfries and Galloway roads safer.

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Drug dealer jailed for five years

A BEATTOCK man who was supplying drugs to local dealers in the Dumfries area has been jailed for five years.

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Wrong-way M-Way driver alert

THERE was an alert on the M74 in Dumfriesshire late on Thursday night amidst fears a car was travelling the wrong way.

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UPDATE: Nith body identified as missing man

A BODY recovered from the River Nith at Kingholm Quay, Dumfries has been confirmed as that of 41-year-old Bryan Cowie.


Father assaulted and robbed at home

DETECTIVES have launched a major investigation after an Ecclefechan man — at home with his schoolboy son — was assaulted and robbed by intruders.

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Lost walkers found on Criffel

RESCUE teams were called out to assist a pair of lost Criffel walkers on Wednesday.

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£5k power tool theft

POWER tools worth £5000 have been stolen from a building site at Dalbeattie High School.

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Lock your home after sneak in thefts

OPPORTUNIST thieves have prompted police to remind residents across the region of the importance of locking windows and doors.

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Man assaulted after Langholm disturbance

A MAN was injured after a New Year assault in Langholm.

Young couple is arguing. Angry man is explaining something and sad woman is ignoring him.

Watch out for emotional abuse

A CAMPAIGN to tackle emotional and psychological abuse has been launched in the region.


UPDATE: Man sought after stolen car found on fire

A BID is being made to trace a man, after a car stolen in Dumfries was found on fire.

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6 caught drink driving

SIX people were caught drink driving in the region in the first ten days of this month.

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Dedication awards for nine

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.


Brass neck of scrap thieves

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.

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Xmas shoppers hit by thefts

A WARNING has been issued by the police after thieves struck again in Dumfries town centre.


VIDEO: Vigilance urged as anti-terror campaign launches

POLICE in Dumfries and Galloway have joined a UK-wide campaign to promote a ‘be alert, not alarmed’ message over the international terrorism threat.

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UPDATED: Livestock theft

MISSING livestock have turned up, police said today.


Police probe after £23,000 thefts

CONSTRUCTION equipment worth £23,000 was stolen from two sites in Dumfries at the weekend.

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Quad bike taken

A QUAD bike worth £2000 has been stolen from a Corrie farm.


£28k of drugs seized

DRUGS with an estimated street value of about £28,000 were seized after a car was stopped on the M74 near Lockerbie yesterday.

Mature Woman Taking Golden Retriever For Walk In Countryside

Livestock warning for dog walkers

A MONTH long campaign kicked off this week to raise awareness among dog owners about the devastating effects of livestock worrying.

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High value break in at farm

A SUBSTANTIAL amount of cash has been stolen from a farm between Dumfries and New Abbey.


Family tribute to crash victim from Dumfries

A DUMFRIES man has been confirmed as one of two people to have died in a recent road accident in Midlothian.


Family tribute to road tragedy biker

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.

PRAISING REPORT . . . chief superintendent Gary Ritchie and chairman of the police, fire and rescue committee councillor John Syme are delighted with the inspection of local policing *** Local Caption *** REASSURANCES . . . Chief Superintendent Gary Ritchie

Don’t be alarmed, be aware, says police boss

A POLICE chief has highlighted the need for the region to be vigilant about the chances of a terrorist attack.

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£1000 phone scam

A WOMAN in Dumfries has been defrauded out of £1000 in a telephone scam call.

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Bike tragedy witness plea

A DEATH of a young man as a result of a road accident last month remains under investigation.


Police in festival drugs warning

DRUGS and crime will not be tolerated at a music festival in the region this weekend, police have warned.

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