Category: Crime

High end Car Thefts

Theft of vehicles is on the rise in Scotland and police are warning that thieves are using new technology to open the cars without having to steal keys. In recent weeks, cars been taken from outside homes in Edinburgh, Forth Valley, East Lothian, Midlothian, West Lothian, Fife and Dundee, without any house breaks in or […]

Jailed for Fake Texts

Remember throughout lockdown people all over the UK were receiving fake texts appearing to be from Royal Mail and other companies asking to pay a £2.99 delivery charge? Well police have tracked down the one person responsible and he’s now been jailed for 2 years. Abdisalaam Dahir, 20, pleaded guilty to committing fraud by false […]

Car Theft at Priory Bridge

Vehicle thieves are back in the area. Unfortunately, a car was stolen last night at Priory Bridge, Blantyre. At sometime between midnight and 7am this morning, Sunday 22nd August 2021, a Ford Kuga registration H18THR. was stolen from a residents driveway at Dalcraig Crescent in Priory Bridge. It’s hoped its been abandoned somewhere close or […]

Vehicle Theft – Relay Awareness

Police have recently seen instances whereby vehicle owners have had their car stolen yet they are still in possession of both keys and there are no signs of forced entry to the vehicle. This may suggest that criminals are using a technique called ‘relay theft’. How it works Each of the thieves carries a ‘relay […]

Graveside Theft

A Blantyre family have been left shocked and hurt by a callous theft from the graveside of their recently departed father. The family, who at their request, remain anonymous here sadly buried a family member on Wednesday, carefully placing a beautiful 5ft spray of flowers at the grave. However, when they drove back to Priestfield […]

Gran Held Hostage & Thieves Break in

Two lowlife bogus workmen entered an elderly person’s home in Hamilton, locking her up whilst they ransacked her property. The disgusting and frightening incident took place at Burnblea Gardens on Wednesday afternoon, 28th April 2021 just before 3pm. Two men posing as Scottish Water workers entered the house of the 75 year old female and […]

Anti Social Behaviour

We’re seeing a rise in anti social behaviour in Blantyre as lockdown has come to an end and groups of youths take to the streets. Our supporters group page has a growing number of stories about fires, vandalism and theft in the last couple of weeks, with youths observed as culprits. The latest incident was […]