Midlothian crimebeat January 4-11

Here is your weekly round-up of crime in Midlothian, for January 4-10, as reported by Police Scotland.

Wednesday, 13th January 2021, 7:01 am
Police Scotland

DALKEITH:

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.

NEWTONGRANGE / MAYFIELD:

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.

GOREBRIDGE:

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.

BONNYRIGG:

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.

LOANHEAD:

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.

PENICUIK:

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.