Tag: crime

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 […]

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 […]

Car Breakins Wheatlands

There was a second night of breakins to Blantyre vehicles last night. During the early hours of Wednesday 29th May 2019, several cars in the Wheatlands area were broken into, again following the same pattern of the night before with no windows smashed and entry via forced doors. In Wheatlands Avenue, a car was broken […]

Moorfield Avenue Breakins

The light nights have likely assisted a marked decrease in the frequency of breakins being highlighted to us. However, there was a disappointing return to breakins and theft last night when several cars were targeted in Moorfield Avenue, (just off Burnbrae Road), High Blantyre. Sometime overnight Monday 27th going into the early hours of Tuesday […]

Play Equipment Smashed

A Blantyre grandmother was dismayed today, Friday 24 May 2019 when she arrived at Stonefield Public Park to see the public play equipment smashed. The lady had taken her little grandson to the park at Low Blantyre, directly across from ASDA. The wee boy couldn’t even enjoy the slide as vandals had smashed in the […]

High Blantyre Vehicles Targeted

Following up on reports of vehicle break-ins last night in High Blantyre, we now have more information. It would appear there are nighttime prowlers working to break into vehicles in Blantyre. Working as a trio, three males were spotted in the early hours of the morning Wednesday 02 April 2019, attempting to break into multiple […]

Garage Broken Into

CCTV images have been released today of 2 youths wanted for breaking into a local garage and causing a lot of property damage. Between 1am and 2am in the early hours of Tuesday 26 February 2019, these two male youths pictured broke into Robertson’s car sales at 63 High Blantyre Road, Burnbank. After illegally entering, […]

Hardie St Break-ins

Cars and Homes in Hardie Street, Blantyre were targeted by thieves this week. In the early hours of Wednesday 13th February 2019, two cars were broken into in Hardie Street. One at the Craig Street end and the other near the junction of Victoria Street. Door handles were also tried and attempts made to enter […]