Midlothian crimebeat January 4-11
Here is your weekly round-up of crime in Midlothian, for January 4-10, as reported by Police Scotland.
On Thursday, January 7, at the Boots store on the High Street, a 41 year old woman was traced nearby to the shop having been stopped leaving the premises by staff having stolen items. A report has been submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.
On Tuesday, January 5, at an address in Gibraltar Road in relation to a noise complaint, a 48 year old man was found in possession of cannabis. He was issued with a Recorded Police Warning.
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On Thursday, January 8, at Main Street, Newtongrange, officers attended due to a man who was being treated by the Scottish Ambulance Service following him having fallen. On police arrival he was found to be acting in a threatening and abusive manner. A report has been submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.
On Monday, January 4, at Oak Crescent, a 36 year old man acted in a threatening and abusive manner, shouting and banging on a door of a house. He was issued with a Recorded Police Warning.
On Saturday, January 9, whilst attending and incident at the Co-op, Hunterfield Road, officers were confronted by a 41 Year old man who conducted himself in a threatening and abusive manner. He was issued with a Recorded Police Warning.
On Saturday, January 9, at Barleyknowe Crescent, officers on patrol stopped a motor car driven by a 40 year old man. Enquiries found he did not have valid insurance in force for the vehicle or a driving license. The vehicle was seized and a report submitted to the Procurator fiscal.
On Tuesday, January 5, a 54 year old woman from the Bonnyrigg area was issued with a Recorded Police Warning in connection with knowingly making false calls to the police.
On Saturday, January 9, officers stopped a vehicle in Dobbies Road, Bonnyrigg, where they noted a smell of cannabis emanating from it. Two 19 year old men were found in possession of personal amounts of cannabis and issued with Recorded Police Warnings.
In the early hours of Saturday, January 9, funded Midlothian Community Action Team officers and response officers attended a report of a number of vehicles being driven in an anti-social manner on ice and snow in the Loanhead area. As a result, seven anti-social behaviour traffic tickets were issued along with 15 recorded police warnings in connection with culpable and reckless conduct. All vehicles and occupants were dispersed with no further incident.
A 47 year old man was issued with a Recorded Police Warning following an incident that took place on Monday, January 4, where it is reported that he was abusive to staff at a shop in Edinburgh Road, Penicuik.