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Drugs crackdown success

HEROIN, cocaine, cannabis and diazepam were among the drugs recovered during 12 police searches in a ten day period in the Galloway area.

Police in schools

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.

Ice warning

A YELLOW weather warning is in place for the region until late Wednesday morning.

Beach bodies named

TWO bodies found washed up on a beach in Galloway at the weekend have been formally identified as missing couple James and Susan Kenneavy.

Body found

POLICE Scotland are appealing for witnesses in connection with the sudden death of a 62-year-old woman from Dalbeattie.

Major search for missing couple

A MAJOR land, sea and air search will continue today for a couple who have gone missing from the area.

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“No evidence of criminality”

A FOUR year inquiry into allegations relating to the handling of the investigation and prosecution of the Lockerbie bombing case has concluded and found no evidence of criminality.

Scam alert

WARNINGS have been given out by police about a telephone scam after two elderly men in the region lost money.

Man sought in GP hunt

A MYSTERY man is being sought by police as the search continues for a missing Lockerbie GP.

The missing

A PERSON is reported missing in Dumfries and Galloway every three days.

River search for missing woman

THE search for a missing Dumfries woman has been stepped up with police and other members of the emergency services involved.

Pensioners’ bank card misery following ‘distraction thefts’

BE on your guard, warn police after two sneaky supermarket bank card thefts in Annan.

11 more vans hit by tool thefts

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.

Drug warning as festival season kicks off

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.

Stolen ponies found

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.

Human bone on the beach

A HUMAN bone was discovered washed up on the shore at Powfoot at the weekend, sparking a police investigation.

Gas alert leads to A76 trunk road closure

A TRUNK road in Dumfries and Galloway was closed to traffic late Tuesday because of a serious gas leak.

2 in hospital after ‘altercation’

TWO men are in hospital with serious injuries after an altercation in Dumfries early this morning.

Girl, 14, assaulted in town centre

AN ASSAULT on a 14-year-old girl has left her hospitalised.

Chemical alert cottage death ‘not suspicious’

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 called to Low Road crash

EMERGENCY services were called to an accident on the B725 Annan to Dumfries Low Road on Monday morning.

War memorial damaged

VANDALS have wreaked havoc at the war memorial in Sanquhar.

Moffat victim named

A 17-year-old whose death is being treated as ‘suspicious’ by police has been named.

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High Street assault

A MAN was the victim of an unprovoked assault in Dumfries in the early hours of Sunday.

A701 crash victim named

THE man who died in a crash near Amisfield yesterday afternoon has been named.

Woman rescued after car sea plunge

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.

Tragedy crash driver named

A WOMAN who died in a road crash near Newton Stewart has been named.

UPDATE: Explosive alert on north Solway coast

AN AREA of the North Solway shoreline was sealed off late on Friday afternoon after a suspected wartime shell was discovered.

Drugs hauls worth £197k traced in region

POLICE in Dumfries and Galloway have recovered two large hauls of drugs.

Man dies in fire – update

THE man who died in a house fire in Dumfries yesterday afternoon has been named by police.

 
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