Midlothian Crime Beat report

Wednesday June 15th 2022

Police Scotland Midlothian
Police Scotland Crime Beat Report for Midlothian

Midlothian Crime Beat report for period between Monday 6th and Sunday 12th June 2022


On the afternoon of Wednesday 8th June a male described as white, mid to late teens, wearing a balaclava was observed in Thornyhall attempting to steal a motorbike. On being disturbed the male ran off. Officers attended and carried out a search of the area, however failed to trace the male. The bike, which was found to have previously been stolen from out with the area was seized. Enquiries are ongoing.

On Thursday 9th June 2022 officers stopped a 25 year old male on High Street, Dalkeith due to a smell of cannabis. The male was found to be in possession of a small amount of cannabis and issued with a recorded police warning.

On Thursday 9th June 2022 officers executed a warrant at an address in Danderhall where they seized a quantity of cannabis. A 24 year old male has been reported to the Procurator Fiscal in connection with the incident.

Sometime between 3.30pm and 7pm on Thursday 9th June, a white Kia Rio motor vehicle parked on Newton Church Road, Danderhall was entered and items were stolen. Enquiries are ongoing.


A 25 year old male was arrested in connection with an outstanding warrant on Saturday 11th June in the Newtongrange area. A 20 year old male was also arrested and charged in connection with the incident, during which time two officers were assaulted. Both males were detained in custody to appear at court.


Sometime between Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th June premises at Hunterfield Road, Gorebridge were subject to graffiti. Enquiries are ongoing.

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