January Police Report

By bellmannews / February 25, 2020
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From Police Scotland –

This report covers progress we have made in dealing with your priorities for the Kincardine and Mearns area for the period 1 to 31 January 2020.

The report aims to highlight emerging issues in your area and to provide crime prevention advice and guidance.  Our focus is to reduce crime and disorder, help create safer communities and respond effectively to local concerns.

Community Policing Priorities

Antisocial behaviour, Violence and Disorder:

There has been a slight increase in the number of Antisocial Behaviour calls within Kincardine and Mearns for the month of January, with 31 incidents reported.

Of those calls, 13 related to incidents involving young people with the remainder neighbour disputes and alcohol fuelled behaviours. We value the continued support of our community across Kincardine and Mearns and encourage them to contact us where there are any antisocial behaviour issues.

There were 7 assaults within the January period, which is down by 5 on the previous month. Of those 7 reported, all are detected.

There were no serious assaults reported during January.

Acquisitive Crime:

There have been 10 thefts in the Kincardine and Mearns area this month. This is a decrease of 3 incidents from the previous month’s report. Included within these incidents are 5 incidents of shoplifting, 6 are detected and 4 remain outstanding with enquiries ongoing.

There have been 4 Housebreakings this month. Two properties had jewellery stolen and one property had an Ifor Wiiliams trailer stolen from their garage to the value of £5000. The final property was accessed by force with property moved but not stolen. Communities are reminded to be vigilant report anything suspicious to Police and ensure property is secured and if left unattended leave lights on within, during the hours of darkness, to make it look like someone is within.

Road Safety & road crime:

Drink/Drug Driving

In January there was 1 reported drug/drink drivers for consideration of the PF.

Dangerous Driving

There has been 1 instance of dangerous driving with its enquiry ongoing.

Careless Driving

There have been 4 reported incidents of careless driving this month, 2 have been reported to the PF and 2 others that are still being investigated.

K&M Officers have continued Operation Cedar patrols over this month. In response to local residents’ complaints re speeding in Drumoak and Blairs, officers issued 4 tickets for speeding, along with a number of warnings being issued. This area is to be revisited during February.

Community Engagement & Reassurance

Residents and Councillors are encouraged to contact Police on 101 and highlight locations of concern so that they may be added to the patrol matrix.

Drug Warrants

Two warrants were executed in the South K&M area to residential properties. Quantities of drugs were seized along with drug paraphernalia. A male and female have been charged with drug related offences.

Contact Us

Please also remember you can communicate with us using any of the following:

Inspector Allen Shaw

Stonehaven Community Policing Team