Appeal for missing ‘goatee beard’ man last seen in a Burntisland taxi

Appeal for missing ‘goatee beard’ man last seen in a Burntisland taxi

Police in Fife are appealing for the public’s help to identify a man who is missing in the Burntisland area. The man was last seen around 2.50am heading to the Kirkgate after exiting a taxi in the High Street on Friday, 19th May. He has not been seen since and officers are growing concerned for his […]

Man robbed and zapped with ‘cattle prod’ by thief duo in Cowdenbeath

Man robbed and zapped with ‘cattle prod’ by thief duo in Cowdenbeath

Police in Fife are investigating following a robbery in Cullaloe View, Cowdenbeath. The incident happened around 7.30pm on Monday, April 24, near a garage site in Cullaloe View. A 48-year-old man was approached by two unknown men, who presented him with a conductive energy device, described as looking like a cattle prod.  The 48-year-old handed […]

5-kilo haul of pure cocaine found on Rosyth-Zeebrugge ferry

5-kilo haul of pure cocaine found on Rosyth-Zeebrugge ferry

A National Crime Agency investigation is underway following the seizure of around five kilos of high-purity cocaine, found on a trailer carrying metal that had come into Scotland on a Fife-bound ferry from Belgium. The drugs were detained by Border Force officers in late March, but details can only now be released. They were in […]

Police warning over bogus workmen in the area

Police warning over bogus workmen in the area

Police in West Fife are appealing for witnesses and urging residents to be vigilant following two reports of bogus workmen targeting residents in Rosyth over the last week. Two incidents were reported to the police – one in Walter Hay Court around 1pm on Wednesday 19th April and one at around midday in Harley Street […]

Fife man guilty of causing dog suffering

Fife man guilty of causing dog suffering

A Fife man who caused unnecessary suffering and failed to provide adequate care and treatment for his dog has been given a five year ban from owning animals, 12 months of supervision and a community payback order of 180 hours following a Scottish SPCA investigation. Gordon Davey, 29, of Islay Road, Dunfermline was sentenced at […]

Mystery of street’s stolen ‘public puffin’ sparks police probe

Police in Fife are appealing for witnesses following the theft of a hand carved wooden statue of a puffin from public ground in James Street, Cellardyke. The incident happened between 6pm on Sunday 16th April and 8am on Monday 17th April. Community Sergeant Neil Johnston from St Andrew’s Police Station said: “This is an attractive […]

Council candidate warns over ‘noisier’ Edinburgh Airport flight path under plans

Council candidate warns over ‘noisier’ Edinburgh Airport flight path under plans

A council election candidate has highlighted what he describes as “the double whammy” facing South Fife from Edinburgh Airport’s preferred options for new flight paths. Dave Dempsey, who is seeking re-election for the Inverkeithing and Dalgety Bay ward, said the 160-page consultation document on the flight path plans showed a “threat” to South Fife. Mr Dempsey […]

Police warning over fake £50 notes circulating in Fife

Police warning over fake £50 notes circulating in Fife

Police in Fife are advising all businesses to be extra vigilant and to watch out for bogus Bank of England £50 notes. This is following two incidents of counterfeit notes being passed to retail outlets in St Andrews and Cupar on Thursday, 6th April.  The first incident occurred at Tesco in Market Street, St Andrews […]

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