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Festive policing operation launched

Police and partners in Aberdeenshire launched the highly successful ‘Safer Streets’ festive policing campaign in Inverurie today (Wednesday).

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Police Scotland

Drivers charged during festive patrols

Ten people were charged with alleged drink-driving offences at the weekend across the North East during high-visibility patrols on Scotland's roads to deter and tackle festive drink-driving.

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Police are urging residents to be aware of the warning signs that such activity may be happening in their neighbourhood and report any concerns.

Police target 'cuckooing' drug dealers in North East

Police in the North east have been cracking down on 'cuckooing' drug dealers who target members of the community by taking over their homes to store or deal drugs.

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Officers in the North East are recording significant reductions and increased detection rates

Incidents down and detection rates up as officers continue to tackle crime in the NE

Officers in the North East are recording significant reductions and increased detection rates in tackling the crimes that affect our communities most, in particular acquisitive crime and overall violent crime, which includes serious and common assault.
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A man was rescued by emergency services

Women seriously injured in accident

A woman has sustained serious injuries after being hit by a car on the Tarves to Pitmedden Road.

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Yvonne Hill maybe travelling in the Aberdeenshire area.

Appeal to trace missing person

Officers in the Highlands are appealing to the public for assistance to help trace Yvonne Hill, 31, who has been reported missing from the Fort William area.

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Police Scotland

Nine charged with alleged drink driving offences

Nine people were charged with alleged drink driving offences at the weekend as further high visibility Road Policing patrols continued to take place across the North East.

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Three charged following recovery of Class A drugs worth £85,000

Three charged following recovery of Class A drugs worth £85,000

Police Scotland can confirm that three men are expected to appear at court following the recovery of Class A drugs with a 'street' value of around £85,000 in the North East.

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Enquiries into both incidents overnight are ongoing and anyone with information that could assist is urged to contact Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111

Warning to rural business owners after stores targeted

Police Scotland is urging rural business owners to ensure they have robust security measures in place following two break-ins.

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No-one should be bought or sold, says justice minister Michael Matheson.

Human trafficking is closer to home than you think

Their stories begin with hope and trust. Their stories begin with believing people who said they could help them find their way to a better life.

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Seven men and four women have been reported to the Procurator Fiscal in their respective areas.

Eleven charged with alleged drink driving offences over weekend

Eleven people have been charged with alleged drink driving offences during high visibility Road Policing patrols across the North East at the weekend.

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Crimestoppers wants people to speak up about hate crime.

Scots urged to report hate crime

Crimestoppers is urging people to report incidents of hate crime across Scotland.

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Police say there appear to be no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death of a 24 years-old man in Cruden Bay.

Sudden death at Cruden Bay update

Police Scotland can confirm that there are no apparent suspicious circumstances surrounding the death of a 24-year-old man in Cruden Bay.

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IAM RoadSmart recommends  a drink-drive rehabilitation course should be made compulsory for those convicted of drink-driving, as opposed to it being voluntary.

Road safety charity call to reduce deaths caused by drink-driving

The UK’s biggest road safety charity is calling for a compulsory rehabilitation course as well as visible policing and a cut to the drink-drive limit to reduce the number of deaths on the roads.

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The equipment was stolen in St Andrews.

Unexplained death, Cruden Bay

Police Scotland North East Division are dealing with the sudden death of a male in Cruden Bay.

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Ellon Academy

Pupil injured after assault at Ellon Academy

A 16-year-old boy has been charged and will be reported to the Youth Justice Management Unit (YJMU) following an alleged assault at Ellon Academy this morning.

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Police Scotland

Suspicious incidents reported at rural businesses

Police Scotland is urging business owners in rural communities across the North East to ensure the security of their premises is a priority following two suspicious incidents overnight.

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Police Scotland

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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