HEROIN, cocaine, cannabis and diazepam were among the drugs recovered during 12 police searches in a ten day period in the Galloway area.
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.
A YELLOW weather warning is in place for the region until late Wednesday 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.
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.
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.
WARNINGS have been given out by police about a telephone scam after two elderly men in the region lost money.
A MYSTERY man is being sought by police as the search continues for a missing Lockerbie GP.
A PERSON is reported missing in Dumfries and Galloway every three days.
THE search for a missing Dumfries woman has been stepped up with police and other members of the emergency services involved.
BE on your guard, warn police after two sneaky supermarket bank card thefts in Annan.
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.
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.
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.
A HUMAN bone was discovered washed up on the shore at Powfoot at the weekend, sparking a police investigation.
A TRUNK road in Dumfries and Galloway was closed to traffic late Tuesday because of a serious gas leak.
TWO men are in hospital with serious injuries after an altercation in Dumfries early this morning.
AN ASSAULT on a 14-year-old girl has left her hospitalised.
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 were called to an accident on the B725 Annan to Dumfries Low Road on Monday morning.
VANDALS have wreaked havoc at the war memorial in Sanquhar.
A 17-year-old whose death is being treated as ‘suspicious’ by police has been named.
A MAN was the victim of an unprovoked assault in Dumfries in the early hours of Sunday.
THE man who died in a crash near Amisfield yesterday afternoon has been named.
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.
A WOMAN who died in a road crash near Newton Stewart has been named.
AN AREA of the North Solway shoreline was sealed off late on Friday afternoon after a suspected wartime shell was discovered.
POLICE in Dumfries and Galloway have recovered two large hauls of drugs.
THE man who died in a house fire in Dumfries yesterday afternoon has been named by police.