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Man charged following drugs recovery

A 53-year-old man has been charged following the recovery of diamorphine and 'crack' cocaine in the Mintlaw area with a 'street' value totalling almost £6,400.

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The penalty for this sort of driving offence just got much steeper.

Mobile phone driving penalty has been doubled

From March 1 anyone caught using a mobile phone (or internet device) at the wheel faces a £200 fine and six penalty points on their licence.

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Man charged following break-ins and thefts in Peterhead

A 29-year-old local man is due to appear at Peterhead Sheriff Court today (Friday) in connection with a number of alleged break-ins and thefts in the Peterhead area.

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The Lucy Faithfull Foundation has said that 1530 people from Scotland contacted its Stop it Now! website last year.

Scottish paedophiles visiting website to help them change

Potential Scottish paedophiles tempted to look at indecent images of children online have been visiting a special website to help them change their behaviour.

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A 30-year-old man has been charged in connection with the incident.

Man dies following incident at Peterhead

Police Scotland can confirm that a man has sadly died following an incident in the Peter Buchan Drive area of Peterhead last week.

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The team inspected more than 60 Licensed premises across North East.

Police inspect more than 60 licensed premises

Officers across the North East have carried out a Licensing operation in Peterhead, Fraserburgh, Elgin and Inverurie, visiting more than 60 premises to ensure licensees and staff are suitably trained and adhering to conditions to promote responsible drinking.

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Two men are due to appear at Aberdeen Sheriff Court today

Two men charged

Two men, aged 32 and 40, are due to appear at Aberdeen Sheriff Court today, Monday, 30 January, 2017, in relation to 11 charges including theft by housebreaking, theft of a motor vehicle and other acquisitive crime.

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Police say a full investigation is underway.

Appeal after assault and theft

Police Scotland are investigating an incident that occurred in the Sutherland Close area of Mintlaw around 1205 hours on Sunday, January 29, whereby a male was assaulted and personal items stolen from him.

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Police investigate serious collision in Peterhead

Police Scotland is appealing for information following a life-threatening, one vehicle road traffic collision on Friday in Peterhead.

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Man charged over attack in Peterhead

A 30-year-old man has been charged following an assault in Peterhead that left another man in hospital with serious injuries earlier this week.

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The man is believed to have been in the area of Peter Buchan Drive or surrounding streets.

Appeal for witnesses after man found with unexplained injuries

Police in Peterhead are appealing for witnesses after a man was found with unexplained injuries.

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Police Scotland has advised all drivers to ensure they are covered by valid insurance

Police to crack down on uninsured drivers

Uninsured drivers are to be targeted next week by Police Scotland, in partnership with the Motor Insurers’ Bureau (MIB), in a week of action starting on Monday (January 30) and running through to Sunday (February 5).

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Senior Scottish judge, Lord Bracadale.

Judge to review hate crime legislation

The suite of laws covering hate crime offences in Scotland is to be reviewed to ensure it is fit for purpose in the 21st century.

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The Mirchi Indian takeaway in Mintlaw  where chef Shahzad Shah died.

Restaurant manager jailed for 32 months for killing friend

A restaurant manager, who killed a chef in a row over a tandoori chicken takeaway order, was yesterday (Tues) jailed for 32 months

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Acquisitive crimes have fallen in Aberdeenshire against the five-year average

Acquisitive crime figures fall across Shire

Acquisitive crimes have fallen in Aberdeenshire against the five-year average as officers continue to tackle this priority for North East Division.

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The initiative focused on the Banff and Buchan areas.

Warrants carried out in days of action under Operation Pine

A number of persons have been arrested and a total of 18 warrants executed as Police Scotland continues its high profile crackdown on violent crime across the North East under Operation PINE.

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Netflix users have been contacted recently by email scammers.

Warning over Netflix scam

Netflix users are being urged to watch out for online scammers who are targeting users’ login and bank account details.

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Car found at Buchanhaven pier

An unattended car was found at Buchanhaven harbour last night (Monday).

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Reported thefts and assaults dropped by 36% and 48% respectively compared to the same period last year

'Significant' drop in crime during festive patrols in Peterhead

Officers in Peterhead carried out more than 700 hours of high visibility foot patrols in the town over Christmas and New Year, recording a significant drop in crime.

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Police haveurged the public to remain vigilant

Police warn public to remain vigilant following attempted telephone scam

Police have urged the public to remain vigilant to attempted telephone scams after an elderly gentleman was recently targeted.

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