The body of an elderly man was discovered at an address in Kirkbrae on Monday evening after concerns had been expressed for his well-being.Read the full story ›
A third man has now been arrested in connection with the suspicious fire at a house in Northfield Park, Annan.
The 24-year-old man from Dumfries was arrested on Monday 4 December 2017. A report has been sent to the Procurator Fiscal.
A group of 'bogus' workmen in Innerleithen conned a woman in her seventies out of a three-figure sum of cash.Read the full story ›
Police in the Scottish Borders are continuing their investigation into the death of a 17-year-old woman at an address in Innerleithen.
The woman's body was discovered on Saturday 18 November.
The death is being treated as unexplained, but is not believed to be suspicious. A report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.
Andrew Goodfellow, aged 77, had been travelling on a mobility scooter on the road to Hassendean, near Knowetownhead Townhouse.Read the full story ›
An 85-year-old man has been defrauded of several thousand pounds at his home in Kelso.Read the full story ›
Around 700 litres of heating fuel, costing around £350, have been stolen from a tank in Annan.
The incident happened sometime between Wednesday 11 and Friday 20 October in the Howcreek area of Cummertrees.
Police Scotland said:
This theft has happened in a rural part of our beat and as such we want to hear from anyone in the Cummertrees area who may have seen anything suspicious over the past few weeks.
We are keen to hear about any strange callers to isolated premises, or strange vehicles going about the area."
Anyone with information should call 101.
The boy who was crushed to death in Dumfries and Galloway has now been named as 12-year-old Kieran Esquierdo from Gillenburn Road in the village.
Police Scotland are continuing their investigations into the circumstances surrounding the death of Kieran, in Kelloholm, Sanquhar, on Sunday 15 October.
Our thoughts are with Keiran's family and friends at this very sad and distressing time.In his few months at Sanquhar Academy, Keiran had shown himself to be a bright, hardworking and motivated student who loved animals and nature. He was highly thought of by his teachers and fellow pupils. Keiran's loss will be acutely felt across both the school community and the wider community of Upper Nithsdale.”
We are deeply shocked and greatly saddened to hear of the tragic death of our former pupil Keiran. He was a considerate and gentle boy who was a popular member of our school community. He'll be sorely missed by his friends. Our thoughts are with his family and all at Kelloholm Primary School offer our heartfelt condolences.”
In one incident, six mountain bikes were stolen from a secure garage. Officers believe each housebreaking may be linked.Read the full story ›
The appeal comes after two counterfeit notes were used in the Shelter Scotland charity shop in Dumfries High Street.Read the full story ›