ANNAN police are investigating an alledged unprovoked attack on a 12-year-old dog walker.
A SPIKE in drug deaths in Scotland has seen the creation of a new taskforce – and it has been welcomed locally.
TWO men were seriously injured in separate assaults in Stranraer on Sunday night.
A FARMER’S flock is missing again from his Moffat farm.
OFFICERS in Castle Douglas are investigating thefts from two vans in the town on Wednesday.
TOOLS worth £10,000 were stolen from four vans around Dumfries in one night last week.
ROBBERS made off with £60k worth of cash and jewellery from an elderly couple in Dumfries last night, also hospitalising one of their victims.
POLICE, fire, landowners, the council, farming leaders and politicians have joined forces in a bid to tackle rural crime in the region.
POLICE have released CCTV images of a man they believe may be able to assist with inquiries into a robbery that took place in June.
AN INQUIRY into the death of a Dumfries woman has been reopened.
A WOMAN was left shaken after she was robbed at a cash machine last night.
A MAN who was brutally attacked in a Lockerbie night-spot has died after three weeks in hospital.
THE future of a Staffordshire Bull Terrier which attacked a 72-year-old man and another dog is to be decided by a Sheriff next week.
DOOR-to-door enquires are taking place after a shed at North West Community Campus was set alight early this morning.
DRUGS killed 20 people in Dumfries and Galloway last year – and 134 over the last decade.
POLICE are warning whoever stole £11k worth of toxic chemicals from a factory in Newbie not to “touch, ingest, or consider supplying them to anyone”.
THE dramatic landscape of the Devil’s Beeftub near Moffat is the backdrop for a new motorcycle safety film.
FAILED thieves fled the scene of a Langholm supermarket in the early hours of this morning.
POLICE have identified a man found dead in Dalbeattie burn.
POLICE are investigating the discovery of a body in the Dalbeattie Burn earlier this morning.
AN 85-year-old woman was attacked while walking in Dumfries town centre this morning.
COASTGUARD teams and other emergency services have rushed to the scene of a rescue in Annandale.
IT’S Drowning Prevention Week and people in the region are being urged to brush up on their water safety education.
TWO elderly women were left shaken after a gang of men broke into their house in the early hours.
TESTS have proven that illegal pesticides were used to kill two Red Kites in the region.
And police are now seeking the help of the community to find out who was behind it.
POLICE have issued a call for witnesses after a 55-year-old motorcyclist was taken to hospital.
DRUG dogs will be out in force at next weekend’s Eden Festival and police are warning festival goers they risk being arrested if caught with illegal substances.
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.