Northern Constabulary monitor telephone call(July 30, 2007)
On Saturday, 28th July Police Constable Morrison of the Northern Constabulary based at the Tain office, Easter Ross was invited by one Gregor a.k.a. Winkie Macleod of Macleod & Company, Lamington Street, Tain to monitor a telephone call.
The telephone call was from a former customer in search of infomation vis a vis payment of and whereabouts of a rifle previously held in storage by the Northern Constabulary with authority from Chief Superintendent Laurie Stewart, Old Perth Road, Inverness.
Mr Macleod admitted that he was given authority by the Northern Constabulary to have possession of the weapons and he claimed that he had paid £1,555 for same. However, he also admitted that he had not paid for a Blazer 7mm rifle and further stated that he had now sold that weapon to persons or person unknown in Ireland.
A notification of these events were sent by post to PC Morrison and by fax to Chief Superintendent Laurie Stewart as well as a copy to the A.i.B. Police Constable Morrison confirmed at a later date that the caller was neither abusive or threatening towards Mr Gregor a.k.a. Winkie Macleod.
Chief Superintendent Laurie C. Stewart has today stated that he will refrain at present from replying to this website. He further confirmed that Deputy Chief Constable Adam Gary Sutherland MA was on annual leave and that he was unable to contact him in respect of a letter requiring permission to be printed on this website.