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Police Report for March 2016

Maxton and Mertoun Community Council

Date of meeting: 21/04/2016

The statistics are for March 2016. The April statistics are not yet published available.

There have been no incidents of note for the Maxton and Mertoun Ward area since the date of the last meeting in March, 2016.

The new public survey entitled ‘Your View Counts’ was launched on 7 April. Information on this can be found on the Police Scotland website. The survey should take about 15 minutes to complete. I would encourage all members of the public to participate in this, as it will help inform policing priorities throughout the country for the year ahead. The web address is www.scotland.police.uk/yourviewcounts <http://www.scotland.police.uk/yourviewcounts>

Speeding/Road Traffic
3 Road Checks were carried out in the Area during March, 2016. 1 Seat Belt Offence was detected.

Rural Thefts
No Rural Thefts have been recorded in the St Boswells area during March.

Youth antisocial behaviour
There has been no recorded incidents of youth anti-social behaviour for the Maxton area during March 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).

Incidents of note Maxton & Mertoun
There were no incidents of note for the Maxton and Mertoun Ward area since the date of the last meeting in March, 2016.

Two Serious Road Traffic Collision incidents have occurred on the A68 St Boswells to Jedburgh Road:

25/03/16- a three vehicle injury collision occurred on the A68 near Forest Lodge Mill, St Boswells. The roadway was blocked for approximately 2 hours, during which diversions were put in place. A driver is being reported to The Procurator Fiscal for driving without due care and attention.

13/04/16- a two vehicle collision occurred on the A68 near Harrietsfield south of Lilliardsedge Caravan Park following which an 18 year old Female driver sadly died of injuries sustained in the collision. The roadway was closed between 2000-0600 hours to allow full collision investigations to be carried out, during which diversions were put in place. A report on the circumstances of the collision is being sent 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.

Please e-mail any feedback to:- ( john.dawson@scotland.pnn.police.uk )

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Date: 20/04/2016