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Police launch crackdown on anti-social behaviour for Christmas

Police launch crackdown on anti-social behaviour for Christmas

Police launch crackdown on anti-social behaviour for Christmas

27 November 2020

POLICE patrols have increased as part of a crackdown on anti-social behaviour, alcohol & drug misuse and other crime this festive season.


Thief buys lottery scratch card with stolen bank card – and ends up in jail

Thief buys lottery scratch card with stolen bank card – and ends up in jail

Thief buys lottery scratch card with stolen bank card – and ends up in jail

26 November 2020

A thief who committed several acts of dishonesty in Nairn has been jailed for 10 months.


Sexual violence focus of Highland #ChangeHerStory campaign

Sexual violence focus of Highland #ChangeHerStory campaign

Sexual violence focus of Highland #ChangeHerStory campaign

26 November 2020

The enormous impact of gender-based violence and calls for support in improving outcomes is the focus of a new campaign in the Highlands.


Scammers posing as virus contact tracers trying to con Highlanders, police warn

Scammers posing as virus contact tracers trying to con Highlanders, police warn

Scammers posing as virus contact tracers trying to con Highlanders, police warn

26 November 2020

COLD callers posing as Covid-19 contact tracers are trying to con people into forking over hundreds of pounds, police have warned Highlanders.


Ross-shire vets' plea to dog owners after sheep savaged in attack

Ross-shire vets' plea to dog owners after sheep savaged in attack

Ross-shire vets' plea to dog owners after sheep savaged in attack

26 November 2020

AN Easter Ross vet practice has shared distressing images of the aftermath of an attack on a sheep in a bid to deter other avoidable tragedies.


WATCH: Police appeal after 'terrifying' crash on A87

WATCH: Police appeal after 'terrifying' crash on A87

WATCH: Police appeal after 'terrifying' crash on A87

26 November 2020

POLICE are keen to speak to a lorry driver who may have vital information after video of a car crash near the Cluanie Dam on Monday afternoon.


Jail for Highland man following assault

Jail for Highland man following assault

Jail for Highland man following assault

26 November 2020

A man was jailed for 12 months after admitting assaulting a man with a bottle while having a bladed weapon up his sleeve.


Mother is jailed after targetting Highland shops for thefts

Mother is jailed after targetting Highland shops for thefts

Mother is jailed after targetting Highland shops for thefts

25 November 2020

A mother who was part of a gang which travelled to the Highlands to steal has been jailed.


Highland drug dealer tells police: 'Bet it’s not the result you hoped for boys'

Highland drug dealer tells police: 'Bet it’s not the result you hoped for boys'

Highland drug dealer tells police: 'Bet it’s not the result you hoped for boys'

25 November 2020

A DRUG dealer sympathised with police who raided his home and found £5000 worth of cannabis.


Black Friday scams may be more than you bargained for in the Highlands

Black Friday scams may be more than you bargained for in the Highlands

Black Friday scams may be more than you bargained for in the Highlands

25 November 2020

Soft toys that do not meet UK safety regulations, fake cosmetics and perfumes, and unsafe slime products are among scams to watch out for this year.


'Fare' cop as police and trading standards check out taxis

'Fare' cop as police and trading standards check out taxis

'Fare' cop as police and trading standards check out taxis

24 November 2020

Police and trading standards aim to ensure drivers are operating within the terms of taxi licences and that vehicles are roadworthy.


Vigilante group trapped online sexual predator staying in Highland port

Vigilante group trapped online sexual predator staying in Highland port

Vigilante group trapped online sexual predator staying in Highland port

24 November 2020

A sexual predator was caught in an online sting while staying at a bed and breakfast in Sutherland.


Resisting arrest lands man in court

Resisting arrest lands man in court

Resisting arrest lands man in court

24 November 2020

A 21-YEAR-OLD man will be sentenced next month for threatening behaviour towards police, police assault and resisting arrest.


Plea after hit and run in Highland community

Plea after hit and run in Highland community

Plea after hit and run in Highland community

24 November 2020

Police are appealing for witnesses after a hit and run incident in Lairg on Monday morning.


Easter Ross glazier smashed ex's front window with a tree stump

Easter Ross glazier smashed ex's front window with a tree stump

Easter Ross glazier smashed ex's front window with a tree stump

23 November 2020

A TAIN glazier who threw a tree stump through the front window of his former partner's home has been fined and ordered to pay compensation.


Man remanded for breaching court order by tailgating ex

Man remanded for breaching court order by tailgating ex

Man remanded for breaching court order by tailgating ex

21 November 2020

A man made subject to a non-harassment order breached it and left his ex terrified, Inverness Sheriff Court has heard.


Black Isle fraudster offered to pay in dandelions

Black Isle fraudster offered to pay in dandelions

Black Isle fraudster offered to pay in dandelions

21 November 2020

A Black Isle woman who committed fraud, shoplifting and public disorder charges offered to pay a bill for food and drinks in dandelions.


'Join us': Highland police launch volunteer recruitment push

'Join us': Highland police launch volunteer recruitment push

'Join us': Highland police launch volunteer recruitment push

20 November 2020

POLICE are on the lookout for more special constables to volunteer in the Highlands.


Man who preyed on young girls jailed for 27 months

Man who preyed on young girls jailed for 27 months

Man who preyed on young girls jailed for 27 months

20 November 2020

A Sheriff has jailed a Nairn man who preyed on young girls via social media and placed him on the Sex Offenders' Register for 10 years.


Service launched to protect Highlanders from scams

Service launched to protect Highlanders from scams

Service launched to protect Highlanders from scams

20 November 2020

ScamWatch is a free tool that allows consumers to report suspected scams and suspicious activity, including online, telephone and doorstep scams.


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