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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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Police appeal after defibrillator vandalised

Police Scotland is appealing for information after a defibrillator located at Market Square in Oldmeldrum was vandalised.
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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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Two men charged after alleged housebreaking offences

Two men aged 48 and 27 have been charged in relation to several alleged theft by housebreaking offences in the Aberdeen and Newmachar areas.

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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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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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Ann Ingram (right), and Sandy Ingram who was found unconscious outside his farmhouse on the outskirts of Newmachar. Photo: Grampian Police/PA Wire

Family make fresh appeal for information seven years on

The family of Sandy Ingram, who was discovered seriously injured in the grounds of his Newmachar home in 2010, is today making another appeal for information seven years on.

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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 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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Warning over fraudsters claiming to be from HMRC

Action Fraud, the national fraud and security reporting service, is warning people again of scammers contacting victims claiming to be from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) that trick people into paying bogus debts and taxes using iTunes gift cards.

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Armed police in London following the Borough Market attack. Pic: SWNS

Snap poll finds 75% want British police routinely armed

A snap poll has suggested that that three quarters of Johnston Press readers would back the routine arming of police officers in the UK.

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Ellis Crombie has been traced safe and well.

Missing teenager traced safe and well

Police Scotland can confirm that 17-year-old Ellis Crombie, who was reported missing from the Aberdeen/ Ellon area, has been traced safe and well.

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Ellis would normally reside in Ellon, but has been living with friends in Aberdeen for a few days.

Police appeal for information on missing teenager

Police Scotland is appealing for information to help trace 17-year-old Ellis Crombie, who has been reported missing from the Froghall Terrace area of Aberdeen.

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