Midlothian Crimebeat March 1-7

Here is this week’s round-up of crime in Midlothian, for March 1-7, as reported by Police Scotland.

Wednesday, 10th March 2021, 5:00 am
Stock photo by John Devlin.
Stock photo by John Devlin.

DALKEITH:

On March 4, a 22-year-year old man was traced after behaving in a threatening and abusive manner on Salter Road. He was issued with a recorded police warning for his behaviour.

On March 4, officers observed two youths on off-roads bikes on Edmonstone Road, Danderhall. The officers traced the youths nearby and both were charged in the presence of their parents for various road traffic offences. The bikes they were using were seized and a report has been submitted.

On March 5, on Eskbank Road a 41-year-old woman was issued with a recorded police warning after being found in possession of an illegal substance.

On March 7, on Bonnyrigg Road, officers observed a car being driven with no insurance. The car was subsequently seized and the 33-year-old female driver was charged with driving with no insurance. A report has been submitted to the courts.

NEWTONGRANGE / MAYFIELD:

On March 5, police officers responded to reports of a vehicle collision on Murderdean Road involving a car and a cyclist. The cyclist was taken to hospital as a precautionary measure. The 54-year-old male driver was charged with driving in a careless manner and a report has been submitted to the courts.

GOREBRIDGE:

On March 2, a 17-year old man was searched on Glenview Walk. He was thereafter charged with possession of a controlled drug and obstruction.

On March 5, within the Birkenside area, officers observed a 45-year-old man breaching his bail conditions. He was subsequently arrested and charged. He was bailed to appear at court at a later date.

BONNYRIGG:

On March 6, officers responded to reports of a disturbance within an address at Petendreia Court. A 31-year-old man was later charged with two counts of assault. All four occupants were issued with a fixed penalty notice for breaching Covid-19 regulations.

PENICUIK:

On March 1, within an address at Ladywood Court, a 37-year-old woman was traced in breach of her bail conditions. She was arrested and held to appear at court the next day.