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Two charged following wilflul fireraising

Two men aged 33 have been charged in relation to an alleged wilful fireraising at a storage building adjacent to the Social Club at Market Street, Maud, on May 27.

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The extensively modified moonstone blue Ford Sierra RS Cosworth has gold alloys

Vehicle owner appeals for information

As enquiries continue into the theft of high-performance sports cars in the Longside area of Peterhead, the owner is urging anyone with information to come forward.

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The extensively modified moonstone blue Ford Sierra RS Cosworth

Appeal following theft of high-value vehicles

Police Scotland is appealing for information following the theft of three high-performance vehicles from Longside, Peterhead, at the weekend.

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Gillian Martin MSP has written to the local authority, Police Scotland and the Scottish Government to express her concern over the additional feature.

MSP warns over 'snap map' showing location of young people

A North East MSP has warned of the dangers of a new feature on a map which enables young people to show their location to other users.

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Officers along with the Scottish Ambulance Service were called to the grounds of the castle at around 9.15am on Monday July 17

Woman dies at Slains Castle

Police Scotland have confirmed that a woman has sadly died at Slain's Castle near Cruden Bay.
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Thefts of quad bikes and tractors has fallen in the last two years.

Fall in tractor and quad bike thefts

Scottish farms have seen a welcome fall in tractor and quad thefts since an initiative to tackle the theft of farm machinery was launched two years ago.

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Officers are urging people to take responsibility for their actions to avoid a repeat of disorder at last weekend's Echt Show.

Police issue warning ahead of weekend shows

Police are warning that alcohol-fuelled disorder or anti-social behaviour of any kind will not be accepted as a busy weekend of shows and events across the North East approaches.

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The manis anticipated to appear at Peterhead Sheriff Courton Friday,July 14.

Man charged following Peterhead robbery

A 21 years-old man has been charged in relation to an alleged robbery at Paws Grooming in Peterhead.
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Police warning over upsetting cases of puppy and kitten fraud

Police warning over upsetting cases of puppy and kitten fraud

A warning has been issued over pet fraud - after a national increase was reported.

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During late June and early July, a number of similar crimes were reported to officers including 'sneak-in' thefts to purses and handbags.

Appeal for public to be vigilant following opportunistic thefts

Police Scotland is appealing for people living in Peterhead to be on their guard of opportunistic thieves following a number of thefts in and around the town-centre.

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Cllr Iris Walker, Ch Supt Campbell Thomson and Cllr Anne Stirling at the launch.

Local policing plan for Aberdeenshire launched

Police Scotland and Aberdeenshire Council have launched a local policing plan for Aberdeenshire for 2017-2020.

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The recovery included more than 250kilos of cannabis, in excess of 15kilos of cocaine (including 'crack' cocaine) and approximately five kilos of heroin

£2.7million worth of drugs recovered in North East in just one year

Police in the North East have recovered more than £2.7million worth of drugs in just a year - with more than ten raids taking place every week to disrupt and dismantle serious organised crime groups.

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The umbrella Scotland-wide campaign will tackle alcohol-related violence, offensive weapons and disorder & anti-social behaviour

Police focus on having a safe summer by tackling violence head-on

A three-month national campaign to crackdown on Summer violence was launched by Police Scotland on Wednesday.

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BT customers warned over fake bill

BT customers warned over fake bill

Consumers are being warned of a fake invoice from BT which aims to install banking malware on their computer.

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The three-month campaign saw 43 incidents reported, with all but two cases involving sheep.

Livestock worrying crimes reduce during campaign

A Police Scotland co-ordinated rural crime campaign has seen livestock worrying drop by nearly 40 percent during the spring lambing season, compared to last year.

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Dr Natalie Coull with the training tool

Cybercrime game helps train 100 officers

An innovative game co-developed by Abertay University to train police in handling digital evidence has been live tested by almost 100 officers.

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207 incidents involving young people allegedly being in possession of a weapon were recorded between April 2016 and March 2017

Parents urged to work with police and schools

Police Scotland along with education authorities across the North East are urging parents and guardians to work together with officers and schools to ensure young people are aware of the dangers of carrying weapons and that they understand the devastating consequences which could result.

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Armed police will remain at the Scottish Parliament

Armed policing to continue at Scottish Parliament

Armed police officers will stay at the Scottish Parliament for the time being following a security review in light of UK terror attacks.

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House-breakings dropped 17% and were down almost 26% on the five-year average.

Opportunistic and violent crimes down, drugs seizures rise

Opportunistic and violent crimes have "significantly" reduced in Aberdeenshire, while officers have recovered more than £500,000 worth of drugs and seized almost £300,000 in cash as efforts continue to ensure the region remains one of the safest places in Scotland.

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Police say doorstep crime can take countless forms, with the main culprits being bogus callers and rogue traders.

Re-appeal for public to watch out for bogus callers

Police Scotland is urging the public to continue to be on their guard of doorstep crime and cold callers following a number of reports across the North East of vulnerable people being targeted.

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