AN OUT-OF-CONTROL dog was among the recent incidents police highlighted to North Berwick Community Council.

Between September 26 and October 31, there were 98 calls to police in the area and 19 crimes recorded.

There was one instance of a bail offence and one instance of a dog out of control. There were also two “miscellaneous” crimes committed.

In terms of violence and anti-social behaviour, there was one incident involving vandalism and one assault. Four instances of threatening and abusive behaviour were also noted and eight crimes of dishonesty were also recorded. This included one instance of shoplifting, three thefts, one theft by housebreaking and one attempted housebreaking with intent.

Two incidents in relation to fraud were also recorded.

On the roads, only one crime was recorded when a motorist failed to stop for police.

New policing priorities for officers were confirmed at October’s CAPP meeting, all three relating to speeding. These comprised speeding on the A198 at Aberlady (near to the primary school), speeding on the A198 at Gullane, and speeding on Haddington Road in North Berwick near Law Primary School.