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Appeal for witnesses after Auchenblae vandalism

Officers are appealing for witnesses after a number of cars were vandalised in the Inverurie Street area of Auchenblae at the weekend.

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Officers want to highlight there are various types of doorstep crime including bogus callers who try to get into a persons home or obtain personal details by pretending to be someone they are not like council staff or charity collectors and rogue traders.

Stay safe against doorstep crime

Police are urging communities to be aware of doorstep crime and scams following a number of reports of incidents across the North east area.

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Sisters Grace and Kara McKinney

Missing girls traced safe and well

Sisters Grace and Kara McKinney have been traced safe and well, after being reported missing at the weekend.

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Sisters Grace and Kara McKinney

Police appeal to trace missing girls

Police Scotland is appealing for information in order to trace sisters Grace Elizabeth McKinney (8) and Kara McKinney (5), who have been reported missing.

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Public urged to enjoy this weekend’s festivals and events but to behave responsibly

Public urged to enjoy this weekend’s festivals and events but to behave responsibly

Police have praised members of the public who have attended several local events - including the recent Johnshaven Fish Festival - for “acting in a responsible manner”.

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Fraudsters targetting Aberdeenshire on power interruptions

Fraudsters targetting Aberdeenshire on power interruptions

Fraudsters in Aberdeenshire are posing as workers from Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) in attempt to scam people out of their money.

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Police appeal after trailer theft

Police appeal after trailer theft

Police Scotland are appealing for witnesses after a trailer was stolen from a St Cyrus farm.

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Lady Dorrian, chairwoman of the Scottish Sentencing Council.

Public consultation on sentencing guidelines for Scottish courts

The public is to have a say in the development of Scotland’s first sentencing guideline which will influence the way offenders are sentenced in our courts.

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The new law came into force from July 3, 2017

Sharing intimate images without consent is not always about revenge

Organisations backing a new law to prosecute those who share intimate images without consent have underlined the crime isn’t always about revenge.

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The stolen black RS500 model is still missing.

Police issue Scotland-wide appeal after theft of rare cars

Police officers investigating the theft of cars from the Buchan area are making a Scotland-wide appeal to the public for information as extensive enquiries continue to trace them.

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Drivers still admit to taking risks by calling and texting while driving, although the number has fallen since new legislation introduced earlier this year.

Law leads to drop in drivers using phones

Scotland has seen a 30 per cent reduction in drivers using mobile phones at the wheel, although some are still willing to take the risk, according to recent research.

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During the initiative several groups of youths were engaged with by officers.

Officers carry out anti-social behaviour operation in Kincardine and Mearns

Officers have dealt with a number of incidents of anti-social behaviour as part of a targeted four-day operation in the Kincardine and Mearns area.

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New research has revealed that marital status and age are key in how older people respond to scams.

Scammers target more than 400,000 older people in Scotland

More than 400,000 older people in Scotland believe they have been targeted by scammers, according to new research.

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The discovery was made on Saturday July 22,by specialist officers during searches in the St Cyrus area.

Body found in search for missing man

Police Scotland can confirm that a body has been found during the search for missing person Graeme Leslie.

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62 year-old Graeme Leslie.

New information released in search for missing man

New information about the appearance of missing St Cyrus man Greame Leslie has been released as the search for him continues.

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Thefts of quad bikes and tractors has fallen in the last two years.

Fall in tractor and quad bike thefts

Scottish farms have seen a welcome fall in tractor and quad thefts since an initiative to tackle the theft of farm machinery was launched two years ago.

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Officers are urging people to take responsibility for their actions to avoid a repeat of disorder at last weekend's Echt Show.

Police issue warning ahead of weekend shows

Police are warning that alcohol-fuelled disorder or anti-social behaviour of any kind will not be accepted as a busy weekend of shows and events across the North East approaches.

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Police warning over upsetting cases of puppy and kitten fraud

Police warning over upsetting cases of puppy and kitten fraud

A warning has been issued over pet fraud - after a national increase was reported.

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BT customers warned over fake bill

BT customers warned over fake bill

Consumers are being warned of a fake invoice from BT which aims to install banking malware on their computer.

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Two charged after drugs recovery

Two charged after drugs recovery

Two people have been charged following the recovery of drugs worth £25,000 in Bridge of Muchalls and Banchory-Devenick.

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