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Perth and Kinross Local Area Commanders Bulletin

Alert message sent 25/03/2020 13:47:00

Information sent on behalf of Police Scotland

Wednesday 25th March 2020
Chief Constable Iain Livingstone Statement on Coronavirus
Chief Constable Iain Livingstone QPM said: “We are fully behind the new measures announced by the UK and Scottish Governments to increase social distancing, and I urge and expect everyone to comply with them.

“We are aware of the proposed legislation in relation to coronavirus and are carefully considering the implications in this very fast moving situation, which presents the gravest of threats to the nation.

“In the meantime, Police Scotland has a clear, positive duty to both protect life and improve the safety and wellbeing of people across Scotland, while supporting the government and health agencies in our fight against this pandemic.

“Therefore, until the new legislation is in place, we will be increasing police patrols in key areas across the country to engage with and provide guidance to anyone in contravention of the measures.”

On Friday 20th March a quantity of cash and heroin valued in excess of £3500 was recovered from a wooded area near to Almond Bridge, Perth. A 21 year old male from Liverpool was arrested for being concerned in the supply of drugs.

About 9am on Thursday 19th March, following a report from a member of the public regarding some erratic driving, a 37 year old male from Nairn was found to be driving whilst over the drink drive limit. The male was subsequently also charged with driving whilst disqualified and driving without insurance.

Two 15 year old boys were found to be responsible for committing 6 acts of vandalism at 3 separate premises in Blairgowrie on Saturday 21st March.

About 2pm on Saturday 21st March a house on Newhouse Rd, Perth had its fence damaged through repeating kicking. (CR/7863/20)

Between lunchtimes on Saturday 21st March and Sunday 22nd March a white Mercedes van parked at the rear of The Food Warehouse, St Catherines Retail Park, Perth was broken into and subsequently vandalised. (CR/7946/20)

About 3.30pm on Saturday 14th March a purse and contents which had been accidentally left on a bench on Mill St, Perth was stolen. (CR/7546/20)

Between 10am Wednesday 18th March and 5.30am on Thursday 19th March a ladies purple mountain bike was stolen from outside a property on the High St, Perth. (CR/7699/20)

About 2200 hours, Sunday 22nd March, a window was smashed at St Johnstouns Buildings, Charles Street, Perth. (CR/8067/20)

Between 8.30pm and midnight on Friday 20th March a home at Tibbermore had a quantity of oil syphoned from an external oil tank. (CR/7860/20)

Overnight on Thursday 19th March, a pipe trailer and breaker were stolen from the site of gas works on North Bridge Street, Crieff. (CR/8084/20)

Between Monday 9th and Friday 13th March, a catalytic convertor was stolen from a green Land Rover at Bridgend Industrial Estate, Kinross. (8020/20)

Overnight on Tuesday 17th March a black Hyundai parked on Blackthorn Place, Blairgowrie had its bodywork scratched. (CR/7591/20)

Between Sunday 15th and Sunday 22nd March, a red and black Mountfield Lawnmower was stolen from Morrison Terrace, Alyth. (CR/8133/20)

Anyone with any information that may be useful should contact Tayside Division on 101 or any police officer, quoting the crime reference number listed at each incident.  Alternatively information can be passed anonymously via the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
Ian Scott.
Chief Inspector                             
Local Area Commander

Perth and Kinross

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