Police issue appeal over drink driver

POLICE are seeking information regarding a 34-year-old man they arrested for drink driving at the weekend.

The man was detained after a black Ford Mondeo was found in a ditch on the A970 one mile south of the Vidlin junction on Saturday morning.

Police attending the scene found the badly damaged car, but no driver, 30 feet from the road. A man was later arrested for drink driving and failing to report the accident.

It is believed he may have been given a lift from the scene into Lerwick after the accident. Police are asking anyone with information to contact them. A report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal.


TWO men and a 14-year-old boy were arrested following a disturbance on Lerwick’s Esplanade on Saturday night.

A 30-year-old man was arrested in connection with a breach of the peace, as was the 14-year-old. A 20-year-old man was also arrested for assault and breach of the peace.

Meanwhile, a 17-year-old was arrested in connection with a separate breach of the peace in the early hours of Sunday on Commercial Street, and at the police station. The teenager was taken into custody, and a report has been sent to the procurator fiscal.


A REPORT is being sent to the children’s panel after a 14-year-old boy found intoxicated in the town centre at the weekend.

The teenager was discovered at the Esplanade, where he committed a breach of the peace and was arrested by police. He was later released into the care of a suitable adult.


A MAN was arrested at the weekend in connection with a breach of the peace at a house in Lerwick.

The 27-year-old was detained on Saturday evening following a disturbance in the town’s Mill Lane. He was also found to have a quantity of cannabis on him. A report will be sent to the procurator fiscal.


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