Police report for August

Police Scotland has issued its report for Kincardine and Mearns for August.

Antisocial behaviour, Violence and Disorder:

There has been a slight decrease in the number of antisocial behaviour calls, with 38 incidents reported. Ten related to youth annoyance. The majority of calls related to noise in the form of loud neighbours / music being played.

There were 15 assaults crime files raised – an increase on the previous month – and 11 are detected with four having positive lines of enquiry.

Acquisitive Crime:

There have been eight thefts with two detected, however six are still being enquired into. There have been two housebreakings with both are still under investigation.

Road Safety & road crime:

One report submitted for drug/drink driving; the accused had 85mcg of alcohol in 100ml of breath against the 22mcg limit.

There has been one instance of dangerous driving and it has been reported to the procurator fiscal for consideration of prosecution.

There have been two reported incidents of careless driving with one detected and warned, and the other undetected meantime.


Compliance with the Government’s regulations and guidance is still at a good level within Kincardine & Mearns. There have only been a few minor issues regarding large numbers gathering and all have dispersed without resorting to tickets.

During the lockdown in Aberdeen, more of the community policing team were deployed to make licensed premises checks in case there was irresponsible management of the premises and failure to adhere to the track and trace protocols. Most premises had systems in place, although not necessarily following the same format.

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