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Tearaway teen given stark warning over crime spree

Tearaway teen given stark warning over crime spree

Tearaway teen given stark warning over crime spree

17 January 2021

A TEEN was warned by a Sheriff he faced a long period of detention after he admitted taking three vehicles and attempting to drive a bus.


Angry sheriff slams 'despicable' thefts carried out by Easter Ross man

Angry sheriff slams 'despicable' thefts carried out by Easter Ross man

Angry sheriff slams 'despicable' thefts carried out by Easter Ross man

17 January 2021

An Easter Ross man who targeted a vulnerable neighbour's house for a break-in over the festive period was branded 'despicable' by a sheriff.


Police officer will be tackling wildlife crime

Police officer will be tackling wildlife crime

Police officer will be tackling wildlife crime

15 January 2021

Tackling raptor persecution, poaching and hare coursing will be the top priorities for PC Gavin Ross.


Shocked co-worker helped uncover Highland man's indecent images of children

Shocked co-worker helped uncover Highland man's indecent images of children

Shocked co-worker helped uncover Highland man's indecent images of children

14 January 2021

A 61-year-old Highland man avoided a jail sentence after admitting downloading 92 indecent images of children.


Highland driver was addicted to pills, court is told as ban imposed

Highland driver was addicted to pills, court is told as ban imposed

Highland driver was addicted to pills, court is told as ban imposed

14 January 2021

Concerned motorists contacted the police when a car being driven across the Kessock Bridge in Inverness was swerving about the road.


Covid impact leaves courts struggling to cope – amid moves to slash trials

Covid impact leaves courts struggling to cope – amid moves to slash trials

Covid impact leaves courts struggling to cope – amid moves to slash trials

12 January 2021

CRIMINAL courts in the Highlands are creaking under the strain of the Covid pandemic – after the number of trials was slashed by up to 75 per cent.


Joint warning over fake coronavirus vaccine scams

Joint warning over fake coronavirus vaccine scams

Joint warning over fake coronavirus vaccine scams

11 January 2021

Highland Council and NHS Highland are warning residents to be very aware of the latest Covid-19 scams that are emerging across the UK.


Trio sought over assault in supermarket car park

Trio sought over assault in supermarket car park

Trio sought over assault in supermarket car park

11 January 2021

WITNESSES are being sought after three men carried out an assault in a Dingwall supermarket car park.


Public toilets damage sparks police appeal

Public toilets damage sparks police appeal

Public toilets damage sparks police appeal

11 January 2021

POLICE have appealed for information after public toilets were damaged in Dingwall.


Walkers fined over Covid-19 rules breach after mountain rescue

Walkers fined over Covid-19 rules breach after mountain rescue

Walkers fined over Covid-19 rules breach after mountain rescue

09 January 2021

Two men were given fixed penalty notices after being rescued from a Munro on Hogmanay, it has been revealed.


Royal Bank of Scotland issues urgent lockdown scam warning

Royal Bank of Scotland issues urgent lockdown scam warning

Royal Bank of Scotland issues urgent lockdown scam warning

09 January 2021

Fraud is 'most likely' crime people will be party to.


Ross-shire year in review in words and pictures

Ross-shire year in review in words and pictures

Ross-shire year in review in words and pictures

09 January 2021

The first part of a look back in words and pictures of a tumultuous year for Ross-shire.


'You are extremely lucky not to have killed yourself or someone else', Ross driver told

'You are extremely lucky not to have killed yourself or someone else', Ross driver told

'You are extremely lucky not to have killed yourself or someone else', Ross driver told

09 January 2021

An HGV driver answered a distress call from his pregnant wife and was rushing home when police stopped him for dangerous driving.


Man appears in private in Highland court on variety of charges

Man appears in private in Highland court on variety of charges

Man appears in private in Highland court on variety of charges

07 January 2021

A 47-year-old man appeared in private at Inverness Sheriff Court on several charges including two of possessing a bladed weapon.


Remand for Easter Ross man accused of housebreaking

Remand for Easter Ross man accused of housebreaking

Remand for Easter Ross man accused of housebreaking

06 January 2021

An Easter Ross man has appeared in private in connection with housebreaking charges.


Easter Ross men in court on abduction, assault and robbery charges

Easter Ross men in court on abduction, assault and robbery charges

Easter Ross men in court on abduction, assault and robbery charges

06 January 2021

Two Easter Ross men have appeared in court on charges including abduction, assault to injury and permanent disfigurement and robbery.


Police hunt vandal over damage

Police hunt vandal over damage

Police hunt vandal over damage

05 January 2021

WITNESSES are being sought after a window was vandalised in a Ross town.


Police appeal after Easter Ross housebreaking

Police appeal after Easter Ross housebreaking

Police appeal after Easter Ross housebreaking

03 January 2021

AN Easter Ross housebreaking that left the home-owners "shaken and distressed" has prompted an appeal to the public from the police.


Easter Ross nuisance 999 caller resisted arrest, court told

Easter Ross nuisance 999 caller resisted arrest, court told

Easter Ross nuisance 999 caller resisted arrest, court told

02 January 2021

AN Easter Ross woman returned to her old habit of making nuisance 999 calls after the death of a close family member during the festivities.


Highland cannabis dealer supplied drug to friends

Highland cannabis dealer supplied drug to friends

Highland cannabis dealer supplied drug to friends

01 January 2021

A Kirkhill man who shared a cannabis joint with friends has admitted being concerned in the supply of the drug.


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