Dumfries and Galloway POLICE NEWS

Teenager arrested and charged following serious sexual assault in Stranraer

An 18-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with the serious sexual assault of a 16-year-old girl in Stranraer. The incident was initially reported as having occurred at Agnew Park. Following extensive enquiries, it has been established that the incident is believed to have happened within a property in the east end of […] Dumfries & Galloway News | News…


TWO ARRESTED AFTER £180K OF CANNABIS SEIZED IN EAGLESFIELD

Detectives in Dumfries & Galloway have seized cannabis worth an estimated £180,000 from a property in Eaglesfield. Officers attended the property around 5.35pm on Wednesday, 7 February to execute a warrant and found a cultivation within. Two men, aged 29 and 18, have been arrested and charged in connection with the recovery. They are both […] Dumfries & Galloway News | News…


£1.2 million Worth of Cannabis plants Found In Old Mill In South Of Scotland

Police officers in the Scottish Borders have recovered cannabis plants with an estimated street value of around £1.2 million following an operation in Selkirk. On the morning of Tuesday, 21 November, 2023, officers executed a drugs search warrant at disused premises in the Dunsdale Road area of the town No one was arrested and enquiries […] Dumfries & Galloway News …



WOMEN RESCUED FROM RIVER NITH

On Thursday the 13th of July a Women was rescued from The River Nith in Dumfries by Emergency services. The incident took place just after lunch time, next to the Devorgilla Bridge at the Whitesands area.  River Rescue units from Nith Inshore rescue plus Fire and Rescue, Police and Ambulance personnel were all in attendance […] Dumfries & Galloway News …


Recorded crime below pre-pandemic levels

Crime recorded by police remains lower than before the pandemic, according to new statistics released today – reflecting the long term trend of fewer victims and people feeling safer in communities. The latest National Statistics: Recorded Crime in Scotland bulletin shows recorded crime is 4% down since the year ending September 2018, falling 42% in […] Dumfries & Galloway News …


Crime Dropped Across Scotland During Lockdown

Crime is at the lowest level recorded by police for a 12-month period since 1974 according to statistics published today. The latest National Statistics: Recorded Crime in Scotland bulletin for the year ending June 2022 shows there was a 5% fall in police recorded crime overall compared to the same period last year. This was […] Dumfries & Galloway News …


Thieves Runaway with £250,000 Worth of Trainers from Lockerbie Truck Stop

POLICE in Lockerbie are appealing for information after a large heavy goods lorry was broken into in Lockerbie. Around 4.50am on Wednesday, 17 August, 2022, police were made aware that a number of pallets containing training shoes had been stolen from a lorry parked up at Lockerbie Truckstop, near Johnstonebridge. No-one was injured but the […] Dumfries & Galloway News …


Police Investigate Dumfries Disturbance After Two Men Injured

Detectives are continuing enquiries following a disturbance, resulting in two men being injured, in Dumfries. Just after midnight (00.01am) on Wednesday, 25 May, 2022, police received a report of a disturbance at a flat in Church Street, Dumfries. Emergency services attended and two men, aged 35 and 29, were taken to hospital. One man aged […] Dumfries & Galloway News …


POLICE APPEAL FOR WITNESSES AFTER 34 YEAR OLD MAN DIES IN A709 COLLISION

POLICE SCOTLAND are appealing for information following a fatal road crash on the A709 Dumfries to Lockerbie road, near to Dryfesdale Cemetery, Lockerbie that occurred at around 3.40am on Sunday, 3 April, and involved a black coloured Vauxhall Corsa. The driver, a 34-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene. The road was closed while […] Dumfries & Galloway News …