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Sheep dead after dog attack

AN ATTACK on sheep in Waterbeck has resulted in the death of two animals.

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Public are vital to police drugs success

A TOTAL of 24 people have been charged with drug offences – as a result of search warrants issued in Dumfries since May.

Suspicious men confronted in hotel

A HUNT is on for two men discovered in ‘suspicious circumstances’ in a hotel between Annan and Dumfries.

Senior citizen loses savings in raid

POLICE have launched an investigation after a house was broken into in Dumfries and jewellery and cash worth a six-figure sum was stolen.

Woman in ‘terrifying’ alleyway robbery attempt

AN ATTEMPT to rob a young woman in Annan in the early hours of Saturday morning has sparked a police enquiry.

‘Body sighting’ in Nith sparks major hunt

A MAJOR operation was launched in Dumfries yesterday – after reports of a body spotted in the River Nith.

Lorry sought after car badly damaged

AN ALLEGED hit and run incident in Annan is being probed by police.

M74 south-bound closed after ‘serious’ accident

THE SOUTH-BOUND carriageway of the M74 remained closed in Dumfriesshire on Wednesday night following a serious accident.

VIDEO: Flash flooding hits Lower Annandale

THERE was flash flooding in Annan, Eastriggs and on several rural roads following torrential rain in Annandale and Eskdale on Saturday afternoon.

Car overturns in Annan accident

A YOUNG driver escaped serious injury after his car ran out of control and overturned in Annan late on Wednesday afternoon.

Nursing home raid

SHEDS at a nursing home were broken into over the weekend and £3500 worth of equipment stolen.

Raising research money in memory of brave Sam

OVER £80k has been raised in memory of ‘Super Sam’ and his uncle is about to get on his bike to help that figure soar.

Motorcycles stolen from Annan homes

AN INVESTIGATION has been launched after two motorcycles were stolen in Annan overnight on Wednesday to Thursday.

Missing Dumfries patient traced

A MAN who went missing from Midpark Mental Health hospital in Dumfries has been traced in Scunthorpe.

‘Shocking’ road death figures

A RISE in deaths on Dumfries and Galloway’s roads has been described as ‘troubling’ – by a spokesman for a road safety charity.

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Business break in

A BREAK-in at a business in Dalry over the weekend is being investigated by police.

Cash machine stolen in border raid

A CASH machine has been stolen from a border visitor attraction.

Shoplifters in high-value raids across region

A SERIES of high value thefts from shops in the region yesterday are being probed by police.

Escaped alpaca caught by police

AN ADVENTUROUS alpaca was found wandering a Dumfries street last night, after escaping from its field.

Fireraising at flat

A MATTRESS was set on fire outside a flat in Dumfries overnight.

Task force to tackle ‘death trap’ factory

A TASK force has been set up to tackle a derelict Dumfries factory which has been branded ‘a potential death trap’.

All-clear after Stewartry explosives alert

POLICE in the Stewartry sealed off an area in Dalbeattie yesterday after an explosive scare.

UPDATE: Biker dies after second A711 accident in days

A MOTOR cyclist died late on Saturday afternoon as a result of an accident on the A711 Dumfries to Dalbeattie road near the Tower Golf Centre, west of Dumfries.

Two killed in single vehicle crash

TWO people have died following a single vehicle crash on the outskirts of Dumfries on Sunday evening.

Witness plea after town centre assault

POLICE at Dumfries have appealed for witnesses following an early hours assault in the town today.

Police crack ‘secret’ teen code

DUMFRIES and Galloway Police Division has released a list of codes that teenagers and young people may send to each other.

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.

Driving phone users face double trouble

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

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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