Midlothian Crime Beat report

Tuesday July 19th 2022

Police Scotland Midlothian
Police Scotland Crime Beat Report for Midlothian

Midlothian Crime Beat for period between Monday 11th and Sunday 17th July 2022.

Dalkeith

On Monday 11th July 2022 a female was reported to have entered a local supermarket in Hardengreen industrial estate, Dalkeith and stole various items from open display. The 54 year old female was traced by police and reported in connection with the offence.

On Tuesday 12th July 2022 officers carried out plain clothes patrols in the Dalkeith area following reports of antisocial behaviour. This resulted in persons being issued recorded police warnings at King’s Park in connection with drinking in public as well as youths being charged and returned home in relation to antisocial behaviour in the town centre.

On Tuesday 12th July 2022 a female was reported to have entered a local supermarket in High Street, Dalkeith and stole various items from open display. Police are following a positive line of enquiry.

Newtongrange/Mayfield

On Monday 11th July 2022, a 48 year old male was found to be in possession of a small quantity of controlled drug suspected to be Valium on Westhouses Road, Mayfield. Further enquiries to be carried out.

On Tuesday 12th July 2022 officers stopped a vehicle on Main Street, Newtongrange. The 29 year old male driver was subsequently arrested and charged in connection with various offences, including driving without a licence, without a valid policy of insurance, and being in possession of a personal use amount of cannabis. The vehicle was seized and the male was detained in police custody to attend court the next lawful day.

Gorebridge

On Thursday 14th July 2022, a 50 year old male was charged in connection with dangerous driving following a Road Traffic Collision in the Lady Brae area of Gorebridge. A report has been submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.

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