Gunshots, car on the roof, drugs bought on the dark web … The various facts about this Thursday in Auvergne in brief

The police were called by residents of the Fontaine du Bac district of Clermont-Ferrand on the night from Wednesday to Thursday. Bac police officers intervened around 2:50 a.m., but the shooter or shooters were no longer there. There was no victim either. Officials found a dozen cases on the ground.

Arrested on a stolen scooter in Clermont-Ferrand

Bac police officers checked the pilot of a scooter, rue de l’Oradou, around 12:30 in the night between Wednesday and Thursday, because he was traveling without a helmet. The two-wheeler had been stolen a few hours earlier. This young man, aged 20, was placed in police custody, after which he received a summons to the criminal court. He is charged with concealment of theft.

Road accident in Orcival

A cyclist was injured in an accident with a car on the road between Lac de Servières and Lac du Guéry, Thursday midday. This 52-year-old Puydomois suffered a broken shoulder and was transported by Dragon 63 to the university hospital.

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A motorcyclist falls and injures his leg in Saint-Floret

This Thursday around 9:30 on the main road to Saint-Floret, a 64-year-old motorcyclist, resident of Saint-Nazaire (Loire-Atlantique) fell on a bend. His machine fell on his leg and caused injuries to his lower limbs. He was transported to Issoire hospital.

300 houses without gas in Brassac-les-Mines

A construction machine cut a gas pipe, rue du Sauvage, in Brassac-les-Mines, on Thursday around 8.30am. Three homes were evacuated and the various surrounding streets were cordoned off. By Thursday evening, GRDF had repaired the network and rounded up customers to inform them.

Pickpocketing in the Carrefour Issoire car park

In the car park of Carrefour Issoire, an elderly couple living in the town of Saint-Austremoine had a wallet stolen on Thursday. Three women approached the couple and pretended to find their way by showing them a map. Meanwhile, an accomplice put her hand into the family purse to steal a wallet.

The car on the roof at the Col de la Ventouse

A 24-year-old driver, driving towards Nébouzat, lost control of his car at the Col de la Ventouse on Wednesday around 16:30. The car hit a tree and ended up on its roof under the road. The driver was taken to hospital, but only for a check-up.

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Hedge fire in Gipcy

A fire broke out on Thursday 21 July around midday in a hedge which is by the side of the road. Several fire outbreaks were observed in this vegetation along D1, Gipcy. The fire, of accidental origin according to the testimony of motorists who had crossed agricultural machinery, was quickly extinguished by the firefighters of Bourbon-l’Archambault. This has not given rise to particular traffic obstacles. Bourbon-l’Archambault’s gendarmes went to the scene.

A Montluçonnais prosecuted for buying drugs on the dark web

A 31-year-old Montluçonnais was arrested by the police in the city on the banks of the Cher on Tuesday, July 19, and then placed in police custody in a case of consumption and resale of drugs. This man, who lives in Hérisson, is accused of using the dark web to buy hashish, heroin or even methamphetamine. He had these products sent by courier from Germany. The 30-year-old would have placed several orders from the end of 2020, then throughout 2021, some of which he sold to Montluçon. During a search of his home, the police seized in particular narcotics (including hallucinogenic mushrooms) and a precision scale. At the end of his remand, he received a summons to appear before the criminal court in December.

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Motorcycle accident at Pertuis

A motorcycle accident occurred this Thursday on the RN 88 at Pertuis at around 14:30 in the direction of Saint-Étienne – Puy-en-Velay. A motorcycle was damaged in circumstances that remain to be specified, just at the exit from the village of Pertuis, at the start of the descent towards Saint-Hostien. The motorcyclist, a 49-year-old man, was injured. A dozen firefighters, from the rescue centers of Saint-Julien-Chapteuil, Yssingeaux, Emblavez-Est le Puy-en-Velay, went to the scene. The biker was evacuated to the emergency room at the Emile-Roux hospital in Puy-en-Velay.

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