Police Report – PC Julian Peukert
Significant reduction of youth crimes in last month. Six domestic house break-ins, no business break-ins. No serious assaults, but one minor youth-related assault on bus. Two road traffic issues raised to fiscal, one delivery vehicle theft, and four other thefts including bike and mobile. One incident of public indecency.
NOTE: Local distribution of counterfeit currency, bogus workmen falsely assessing elderly people’s homes as needing work, and one incident of over-phone bank fraud, leading to loss of £32,000.
2017/2018 policing strategy in process of being created with planned focus on home break-ins and anti-social behaviour.
ACTION: Public and Members can give feedback via website: http://www.scotland.police.uk/contact-us/
Attendee question (I Todd): Can anything be done regarding public parking in N Gyle Grove/Terrace area?
Police Scotland answer: Advised that if personal property is obstructed, then can call police. Otherwise, no legal recourse.
F Ross notes that parking on pavement is not currently illegal unless pram or wheelchair cannot go past.
Featherhall traffic and parking issues raised.