A 29-year-old man is to appear in court in Stornoway today (Monday December 30th) after being arrested at an address in Stornoway yesterday evening.

The man was in breach of bail conditions following an earlier offence and, when approached by police officers, became aggressive.

He was further charged with resisting arrest and police assault and was in custody at Stornoway police station overnight ahead of his court appearance.

Warning over aggressive behaviour

Police were called to a residential street in Stornoway on Boxing Day (December 26th), to reports of a man acting in an aggressive manner.

The 19-year-old man was shouting and swearing and acted aggressively towards the police officers as they approached. He was taken into custody just after 10pm on December 26th.  He was later issued with a recorded police warning and released from custody when sober.

Five given fixed penalties

Five drivers have been issued with fixed penalties for road traffic offences over the weekend of December 27th to 29th

The penalties were given under the road safety Operation Cedar, in three cases for speeding offences.

One driver had an incorrect registration plate on a vehicle and another was found to have no insurance.