Category: Crime

Priestfield Street Fire

The morning of Thursday 14th November was a cold one and as a Main Street resident scraped ice off her car, she noticed somebody deliberately setting fire to a nearby fence. As she looked down Priestfield Street, High Blantyre around 6.40am, a young person was attempting to set fire to a resident’s wooden fence at […]

Vehicle Vandalism in Armour Court

A family living in Armour Court were angered last week after returning from a family funeral to find their car had been keyed and a tyre slashed. This incident happened sometime between 5.30p.m on Friday 8th Nov and 3.30 p.m on Tuesday the 12th of November. The car was parked up the drive and not […]

Nighttime Prowler Caught!

These dark nights can usually appeal to thieves going out in the middle of the night. However, last night it all went wrong for a man, who was caught by police prowling around gardens. The man was observed during the early hours of this morning, Friday 8th November 2019 snooping around gardens in Fernslea Avenue, […]

Caught & Charged!

Following a detailed and swift police investigation, a male has now been charged following the death of Blantyre’s Scott Kelly. Scott, 49, was discovered by police outside the flats in Camelon Crescent, Blantyre, at around 1.40am on Sunday.  He was taken to Hairmyres Hospital in East Kilbride, where he later died. Police Scotland have arrested […]

Van Break in at Buller Crescent

More break ins to works vans! This time yesterday in the early hours of the morning at Buller Crescent, Blantyre. Thieves got away with about £2,000 of tools. It also looks like they tried the garden shed too. This follows a break in to a works van in Devondale Avenue, a little earlier in the […]

Works Van broken into

A works van was broken into in the early hours of this morning in Devondale Avenue, Coatshill Blantyre. Sometime between 2am and 8am a workmans van was broken into with thieves making off with the mans tools, needed for his livelihood. Amongst things stolen was a table saw (de-walt) worth £2,000 and screw guns (Nikita) […]

Blind Lady Robbed

A woman who is registered as blind was robbed today at her home in Viewfield Avenue, Blantyre. Between 12 midday and 12.30, in broad daylight today, Tuesday 29 October 2019 a lowlife thief or thieves broke into a residents house in Viewfield Avenue in the Village, Blantyre. Breaking in through the door causing some damage, […]