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Police Report for January & February 2016

Maxton and Mertoun Community Council

Date of meeting: 24/03/2016
The statistics are for January and February 2016. The March statistics are not yet published available.

Pleasingly there have been very few incidents for the Maxton and Mertoun Ward area since the date of the last meeting in January, 2016.

Speeding/Road Traffic
6 Road Checks were carried out in the Area during January and February,2016. 1 Speeding Offence and 1 Mobile Phone Offence were detected.

A speed check was carried out in Maxton on 04/03/16, no speeding offences were detected.

Rural Thefts
No Rural Thefts have been recorded in the St Boswells area during January and February.

Youth antisocial behaviour
There has been no recorded incidents of youth anti-social behaviour for the Maxton area during January and February and no recorded stop and searches in the ward area during the month.
There are no persons subject to Anti Social Behaviour monitoring for the Maxton Area. (1 Person in St Boswells is currently on Anti Social Behaviour monitoring). 1 Anti Social Behaviour Fixed Penalty was issued in the Jedburgh area.

Incidents of note Maxton & Mertoun
24/02/2016-Police were called to neighbour dispute in Maxton Village arising from a dispute over parking. No Charges were made and advice was given, the matter is now being monitored by Police.

08/03/16- a single vehicle collision occurred on the A699 near Roxburgh Newton Farm where the vehicle left the road and came to rest in a field. The Driver of the vehicle sustained minor injuries.

14/03/16-Police are investigating the unexpected death of an Adult male at Dalcove Cottages, Dalcove Mains. There are no suspicious circumstances and Police report has been submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.

Crime Prevention
Police Scotland urge our communities to be vigilant to any suspicious activity in their neighborhoods and call Police Scotland immediately on 101 or alternatively can call the Crimestoppers number anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Any members of our community wishing any additional crime prevention advice can do so by contacting their Community Beat Officer PC 3432 John Dawson at Selkirk Police Station on 101 or E-mail:

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Date: 22/03/2016