Category: Crime

Kids Playhouse Burned down

Staff at Blantyre’s Calderside Nursery School were shocked and angry to discover that vandals had broken into the grounds and burned down the kids playhouse. The discovery was made this morning, Thursday 4th July 2019 at Boswell Drive. The children had made the fun house out of donated wooden pallets and integrated them with other […]

San Vincenzo Targeted

The relative peacefulness of nearby Bothwell was shattered last week by shocking criminal activity. Not just a week after being awarded “Restaurant of the Week” by a National Newspaper, the San Vincenzo in Bothwell, Lanarkshire was targeted by vandals. A white pick up was deliberately reversed through the sliding main doors leaving damage costing thousands […]

Mercedes Fire

At around 2.15am in the early hours of Tuesday 25th June 2019, a white Mercedes B Class vehicle was discovered ablaze, just off Blantyre Ferme Road. The fire was on Greyfriars Road next to Haughhead Bridge. Fire services extinguished the fire and thankfully nobody was around. It is known the vehicle was deliberately set on […]

Attempted House Break ins

Its come to our attention that attempts were made last night to break into homes at Manus Duddy Court in Blantyre. Reports of a man seen trying door handles and looking in windows came in just after midnight last night, in the early hours of Tuesday 25 June 2019. When spotted, the man ran off […]

Arrests after Robbery

As promised, we’ve followed up on the Police Incident yesterday and have more information from official sources. A man and woman have now been arrested in connection with the robbery of a woman at Auchinraith Roundabout, HighBlantyre. The pair have been taken into custody after the 41-year-old was targeted yesterday afternoon. Local eyewitnesses reported a police presence […]

Body of Missing Woman Found

A body found in East Kilbride woodland last night is today confirmed as Billie Mullen (29). Billie had been missing from in hometown of East Kilbride for 4 days since last weekend. Sadly, she was found at around 8pm last night, Wednesday 5th June 2019 within a wooded area near to Lickprivick Road in Greenhills. […]

Police Incident

A Blantyre street has been closed off for most of the night by police. Chestnut Grove in the Wheatlands area saw a police response around 11.15pm last night, Tuesday 4th June 2019 after multiple police vehicles arrived. The street was closed off and remained shut through the early hours of this morning, still closed off […]

Buller Crescent House Intruder

A house in Buller Crescent was broken into last night, whilst the female owner was at home! Between 9pm last night Sunday 2nd June 2019 and 2am this morning, a thief or thieves illegally entered the house at Buller Crescent, Blantyre, normally a quiet street. Coming in through the back door whilst the lady was […]