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Drugs bust nets £1.1m

Officers from the Organised Crime and Counter Terrorism Unit (East) were on their ‘A’ game last week (Tuesday, November 28) after stopping a car on Cumbernauld Road in Muirhead, where they recovered a substantial quantity of drugs, believed to by Amphetamine.

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PC Scott Douglas

Cumbernauld officer honoured for bravery

A police officer from Cumbernauld who prevented a woman from jumping off a bridge, has won a Scottish Police Federation Bravery Award.

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The case was heard at Airdrie Sheriff Court. Stock pic: Michael Gillen

Cumbernauld man facing jail for attacking partner

A Cumbernauld man, who tried to throttle his partner and left her battered, bruised and covered in blood in a brutal attack, may yet face a jail term.

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Man (51) beaten with baseball bats

Man (51) beaten with baseball bats

A 51-year-old man was attacked with baseball bats in Chryston in the early hours of yesterday morning (Wednesday).

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A selection of the tools police in Lanarkshire are hoping to reunirte with their owners

Police holding viewing day to reunite tools with owners

As part of ongoing enquiries into high value tool theft a quantity of power tools have been recovered and the police are looking to reunite them with their rightful owners.

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Airdrie Sheriff Court

Duo bailed after being charged with Abronhill acid attack

Two Cumbernauld men have appeared at Airdrie Sheriff Court following an alleged acid attack in Abronhill last month.

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Two arrested over acid attack

Two arrested over acid attack

Two men have been arrested in connection with the Abronhill acid attack which took place on Saturday, October 14.

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Cumbernauld takeaway tirade

Cumbernauld takeaway tirade

A 35-year-old man has been charged following an alleged outburst at Tikka Tikka in Seafar’s Hume Road on Wednesday.

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Airdrie Sheriff Court

Paedophile Shearer spared jail time

CUMBERNAULD paedophile Scott Shearer has avoided a jail term after admitting possession of more than 5000 indecent images of young children.

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Cumbernauld raid claims cash and luxury car

Cumbernauld raid claims cash and luxury car

Police are investigating the theft of a BMW and a four-figure sum from a home in Cumbernauld.

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Song lyrics provided clue to Anstruther abuse

Song lyrics provided clue to Anstruther abuse

AN OAP babysitter who molested a schoolgirl after singing a Liberty X song with suggestive lyrics is now facing jail.

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Police are appealing for witnesses. Picture: TSPL

Man arrested after van break-ins

Between September 3 and October 6, several transit vans were broken into and had power tools stolen from them in the Airdrie, Coatbridge and Cumbernauld areas.

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Jamie Peden

‘Dangerous’ man on the run and wanted by police

Police are searching for a “dangerous” man from North Lanarkshire who has been missing for the past year.

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Police are appealing for witnesses. Picture: TSPL

Cumbernauld woman charged after outburst

A 45-year-old woman who allegedly targeted another female with a volley of verbal abuse in Millcroft Road has been charged.

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Man with axe arrested in Kilsyth

Man with axe arrested in Kilsyth

A Kilsyth street was rocked by a disturbance involving an armed man who caused panic after unleashing a tirade of verbal abuse at 11am.

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Acid attack in Abronhill

Acid attack in Abronhill

Police are appealing for information after a corrosive liquid substance was sprayed at three men in Cumbernauld on Saturday, October 14.

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No-one should be bought or sold, says justice minister Michael Matheson.

Human trafficking is closer to home than you think

Their stories begin with hope and trust. Their stories begin with believing people who said they could help them find their way to a better life.

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Cumbernauld man arrested in major cross border police raids

Cumbernauld man arrested in major cross border police raids

A 44-year-old Cumbernauld man is among nine people arrested in a major cross-border operation into the supply of Class A drugs.

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Abronhill home targeted

Abronhill home targeted

Police are investigating an early morning attack on a house in Abronhill’s Medlar Road.

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