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Drugs worth over £25k recovered in Ellon

Drugs with an estimated value of almost £27,000 have been recovered in Ellon following an intelligence led operation.

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The branding, which carries both Police Scotland and Poileas Alba, will be introduced on the services website and intranet

Police Scotland rolls out dual English-Gaelic Logo

Police Scotland has today (Tuesday, September 19) introduced its dual language logo featuring both English and Gaelic.

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Police Scotland are appealing for people to double check their security arrangements

Police warning after opportunistic thefts

Police Scotland are appealing for people to double check their security arrangements following a weekend where a number of opportunist thefts occurred across Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire

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Jamie was reported missing on September 12.

Police seek to trace missing man

Police Scotland is seeking the assistance of the media and the public in trying to trace a 31 years-old man missing from Kilmarnock.

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The stolen dumper truck

Appeal for information after vehicle theft

Police officers are investigating two thefts from rural properties including the theft of a dumper truck and trailer last night.

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Ellon and District councillor Gillian Owens smashed window

Councillor’s window smashed

Ellon and District councillor Gillian Owen was shocked to discover that vandals had attacked her home in the early hours of Tuesday (September 12).

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Dog owners across Scotland could face criminal charges if their dog attacks an assistance dog. Pic: Phil Wilkinson/TSPL.

Scots warned to keep their dogs on a tight leash

Dog owners across Scotland could face criminal charges if their dog attacks an assistance dog.

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Police issue advice to Aberdeen fans ahead of match

Police in Edinburgh are providing travel and safety advice to all fans attending the Hearts vs Aberdeen match this weekend.

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Key statistics from Crimestoppers show 575 criminals were arrested and charged.

Record number of Scots reporting crimes

Over the last 12 months independent charity Crimestoppers has received a record number of reports from the Scottish public – as people speak up to help make streets and communities safer.

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Man charged after car break-ins in Ellon

A 35-year-old man has been charged in connection with two alleged break-ins to vehicles in the Ellon area.

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The window of K & C Jewellers was smashed during the incident

Teen charged after break-in and theft from Ellon shop

A 17-year-old has been charged in relation to an alleged break-in and theft from K & C Jewellers in Ellon earlier this year.

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Man charged after number of thefts

A 39-year-old man from Aberdeen has been charged in connection with a total of 28 alleged shoplifting thefts across the city and Aberdeenshire.

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The incident happened on Sunday, August 6, on board the 10.45am service from Glasgow Queen Street.

Police seek witnesses to hate crime

Officers from British Transport Police are looking to identify witnesses to a hate crime on board a train to Aberdeen from Glasgow Queen Street.

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Officers want to highlight there are various types of doorstep crime including bogus callers who try to get into a persons home or obtain personal details by pretending to be someone they are not like council staff or charity collectors and rogue traders.

Stay safe against doorstep crime

Police are urging communities to be aware of doorstep crime and scams following a number of reports of incidents across the North east area.

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Sisters Grace and Kara McKinney

Missing girls traced safe and well

Sisters Grace and Kara McKinney have been traced safe and well, after being reported missing at the weekend.

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Sisters Grace and Kara McKinney

Police appeal to trace missing girls

Police Scotland is appealing for information in order to trace sisters Grace Elizabeth McKinney (8) and Kara McKinney (5), who have been reported missing.

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Police are urging members of the public to stay vigilant.

Appeal for witnesses

Police Scotland are appealing for witnesses after a generator was stolen from a farm in Cuminestown.

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Individuals in high-visibility vests are knocking on doors stating that there is a planned interruption to their power supplies

Fraudsters targeting Aberdeenshire on power interruptions

Fraudsters in Aberdeenshire are posing as workers from Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) in attempt to scam people out of their money.

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Amember of the public contacted Police to say they had seen a woman matching Nusrat's appearance climbing on wooden groynes across from the Inversnecky caf.

Appeal for information following potential sighting of missing woman

Officers leading the search for missing woman Nusrat Jahan are appealing for people who were at the Aberdeen beachfront on Thursday (July 27) to come forward following a possible sighting of the 34-year-old in the hours leading up to her disappearance.

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Lady Dorrian, chairwoman of the Scottish Sentencing Council.

Public consultation on sentencing guidelines for Scottish courts

The public is to have a say in the development of Scotland’s first sentencing guideline which will influence the way offenders are sentenced in our courts.

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