DETECTIVES searching for missing person Emma Faulds from Kilmarnock have been conducting enquiries in Dumfries and Galloway in an attempt to locate her body.
TWO Cross Shorthorn cattle have been taken from a field near Castle Douglas.
RINGS, cufflinks, necklaces and bracelets worth over £6000 were stolen from under the nose a Wigtown jeweller.
YOUTHS in Gretna are causing chaos with catapults and ball bearings.
THIEVES “knew what they were looking for” when they targeted Gretna Football Club, says the club chairman.
DRUGS with an estimated street value of £105,000 have been seized on the A74 near Moffat.
TRIBUTES have poured in for a teenage father-of-one who died after being struck by a HGV on the M6.
FINANCIAL crime and scams were the focus of an event in Dumfries on Wednesday.
A PACKAGE which caused a full scale alert at the University of Glasgow campus in Dumfries on Thursday did not pose a risk – police have revealed.
QUAD bikes were stolen from two Annandale farms this week, in raids worth thousands of pounds.
HEROIN, cocaine, cannabis and diazepam were among the drugs recovered during 12 police searches in a ten day period in the Galloway area.
TRIBUTES have been paid following the death of a former detective who led the investigation into the Lockerbie air disaster.
EVERY secondary school in the region has been paired with a dedicated police officer, in a bid to build better relationships with youngsters and tackle youth offending, anti social behaviour and truanting.
ANYONE experiencing domestic abuse and/or forced marriage in Dumfries and Galloway is being urged to contact a new helpline.
Scotland’s Domestic Abuse and Forced Marriage Helpline has just received a £1.7m boost and staff want to ensure more people are supported, protected and can access the emotional and practical support they need.
Manager Lydia Okroj said: “Domestic abuse and forced marriage are both isolating and frightening experiences and no-one should go through them alone; our helpline is there to ensure that no-one has to. We want to make sure that our number is known by everyone like another emergency service, giving a lifeline to those who need it.”
The helpline is available 24/7 on 0800 027 1234.
POLICE are appealing for witnesses following a break-in at an Annan convenience store.
A LASER light was shone into the cockpit of a search and rescue helicopter when it flew over Sanquhar on Sunday night.
POLICE were called to Dumfries Academy at around 10 am this morning following reports a pupil had been injured.
A FIRE raising vandal – caught on CCTV – went on an early morning crime spree this morning, setting fire to shop fronts and leaving disaster in his wake.
A DUMFRIES warehouse was targeted by thieves over the festive season.
AN URGENT appeal has been launched in Annan by police for information on a lone male on Christmas Eve.
CRUEL thieves snuck into a Dumfries home to swipe wrapped Christmas presents.
WITH the Angel Gabriel looking on, heartless thieves yesterday stole the Son of God . . . from a nativity scene outside an Annan church.
THREE domestic abuse incidents are reported to police in the region every day.
A TEENAGER has faced a court accused of stealing a car this week, driving dangerously in Eastriggs and Annan and colliding with a stationary police car and then culpably and recklessly driving on and endangering a policewoman who had hold of the car door handle.
A POLICE investigation has been launched after a car was deliberately set on fire in Dunscore early this morning.
TWO bodies found washed up on a beach in Galloway at the weekend have been formally identified as missing couple James and Susan Kenneavy.
A YOUNG man who admitted a series of offences including assaulting a woman to her severe injury has been told by a sheriff: “Your record is appalling at the age of 22 and you have caused your family no end of grief for years and years.
LOCKERBIE and Annan’s former Royal Bank of Scotland premises went under the hammer last week and sold for a collective £156,000 to mystery buyers.
POLICE Scotland are appealing for witnesses in connection with the sudden death of a 62-year-old woman from Dalbeattie.
A MAJOR land, sea and air search will continue today for a couple who have gone missing from the area.