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Road closed after collision

A man is to be charged with road traffic offences after a collision between a car and a stone wall in Borve in the early hours of Saturday morning (6 May).

Police were called at 4.25am, where the vehicle, with one person inside, had been in collision with the wall.

There were no injuries, but the road was blocked for a short time as officers arranged for the removal of debris.

Enquiries are ongoing and charges are to be made over the incident.


Man charged over weapon

A 27-year-old man has been charged with being in possession of a locking knife, after being stopped by police on patrol in Stornoway this afternoon (Sunday 7 May).

The man was arrested on Island Road in connection with another matter and was found to be in possession of the knife once he had been taken into custody at 1.30pm today.

He was charged with that offence and later released from custody on a summons to appear in court at a later date. He will also be reported to the Procurator Fiscal.


Drunk at ferry terminal

Police were called to Stornoway’s CalMac ferry terminal at 1.20pm on Friday (5 May) to reports of an intoxicated female in the ferry building.

When police attended the woman refused to desist from disruptive behaviour and was arrested and charged with threatening and abusive behaviour.

She was taken into custody and later released on a summons to appear in court, after being reported to the Procurator Fiscal.


Appeal on vandalism

Stornoway police are asking for public help after an incident of vandalism to a vehicle in Stornoway on Thursday night (4-5 May).

The grey Volkswagen Touran was parked at a residential address at Cearn Chilleagraidh between 7.15pm on Thursday and 7.40am on Friday, during which time the rear passenger window was smashed.

Anyone who may have seen or heard anything unusual is asked to report to police on the non-emergency number 101, quoting incident number CR/0055514/23.