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Mobile phone driving penalty has been doubled

From March 1 anyone caught using a mobile phone (or internet device) at the wheel faces a £200 fine and six penalty points on their licence.

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A significant amount of drugs were recovered. Picture; stock image

Woman dies after A92 accident

Police Scotland has confirmed that a 23-year-old woman has died following an accident earlier today (Saturday, February 18) on the A92 near Inverbervie.

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Appeal for information following break-in at Stonehaven Co-op

Appeal for information following break-in at Stonehaven Co-op

Officers have appealed for witnesses following a theft by housebreaking at the Co-Op at Redcloack Drive in Stonehaven.

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Two vehicle crash on A90 at Portlethen

Two vehicle crash on A90 at Portlethen

The northbound lane of the A90 is down to one lane this afternoon following a road traffic collision.

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The Lucy Faithfull Foundation has said that 1530 people from Scotland contacted its Stop it Now! website last year.

Scottish paedophiles visiting website to help them change

Potential Scottish paedophiles tempted to look at indecent images of children online have been visiting a special website to help them change their behaviour.

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Police Inspector for Kincardine and the Mearns Sheila McDerment

New police inspector for Kincardine and Mearns outlines commitment to the community

New Police Inspector for Kincardine and the Mearns Sheila McDerment has outlined her commitment to the community and partnerships in her new role.

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Dominic Jackson

Warning of dangers of drones as air searches continue for missing Fettercairn kayaker

Police Scotland is urging the public to support the specialist air team leading the search for missing kayaker Dominic Jackson by refraining from launching drones.

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Police release images of clothing officers believe 35-year-old kayaker Dominic Jackson may have been wearing when he went missing.

Images released of equipment missing kayaker might have been wearing

Officers leading the search for missing kayaker Dominic Jackson have released images of clothing they believe the 35-year-old may have been wearing when he went missing.

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Volunteers urged to put safety first as search resumes for missing kayaker

Volunteers urged to put safety first as search resumes for missing kayaker

Officers leading the search for missing Mearns kayaker Dominic Jackson are once again urging volunteers to put their own safety first as an intensive specialist Police operation gets underway for a third day.

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Second day of searches for missing Mearns kayaker

Second day of searches for missing Mearns kayaker

Searches are continuing today to trace kayaker Dominic Jackson, who was reported missing on Sunday night.

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£33,000 of cannabis recovered in Portlethen

£33,000 of cannabis recovered in Portlethen

Three men were arrested in Portlethen over the weekend after cannabis worth around £33,000 was recovered from a car in the area.

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Kayak found in search for missing Fettercairn man

Kayak found in search for missing Fettercairn man

A kayak has been found in the search for a missing Fettercairn man.

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Family of missing Mearns man appeal for information

Family of missing Mearns man appeal for information

The family of Fettercairn man Dominic Jackson have appealed for information as searches for the missing kayaker continue.

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Portsoy Harbour

Laurencekirk man missing after sea-kayaking trip

Searches are continuing today for a Laurencekirk man who was reported missing after leaving to embark on a sea-kayaking trip on Friday.

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Drugs worth £47,000 recovered in Stonehaven

Drugs worth £47,000 recovered in Stonehaven

Three people have been arrested following a drugs seizure in Stonehaven.

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Two men are due to appear at Aberdeen Sheriff Court today

Two men charged

Two men, aged 32 and 40, are due to appear at Aberdeen Sheriff Court today, Monday, 30 January, 2017, in relation to 11 charges including theft by housebreaking, theft of a motor vehicle and other acquisitive crime.

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Senior Scottish judge, Lord Bracadale.

Judge to review hate crime legislation

The suite of laws covering hate crime offences in Scotland is to be reviewed to ensure it is fit for purpose in the 21st century.

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Acquisitive crimes have fallen in Aberdeenshire against the five-year average

Acquisitive crime figures fall across Shire

Acquisitive crimes have fallen in Aberdeenshire against the five-year average as officers continue to tackle this priority for North East Division.

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Netflix users have been contacted recently by email scammers.

Warning over Netflix scam

Netflix users are being urged to watch out for online scammers who are targeting users’ login and bank account details.

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Police have charged a 30 years-old man.

Man charged in connection with alleged assault

Police Scotland can confirm that a 30-year-old man has been charged in connection with an alleged assault at Stonehaven Railway Station on December 3, 2016.

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