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Drivers in Dingwall, Alness and Wester Ross arrested for drink and drug driving

Drivers in Dingwall, Alness and Wester Ross arrested for drink and drug driving

Drivers in Dingwall, Alness and Wester Ross arrested for drink and drug driving

17 June 2024

Ten drink drivers and four drug drivers were arrested by officers in various locations including Inverness.


Police ‘disappointed’ at lorry and farm vehicles flouting rules after Highland crackdown

Police ‘disappointed’ at lorry and farm vehicles flouting rules after Highland crackdown

Police ‘disappointed’ at lorry and farm vehicles flouting rules after Highland crackdown

06 June 2024

"Disappointed" police have hit out at a minority of commercial and agricultural vehicle motorists who flout drivers' hours rules and loading limits.


Police are ‘sickened’ by Ross-shire rapist who has been sentenced to 10 years in prison

Police are ‘sickened’ by Ross-shire rapist who has been sentenced to 10 years in prison

Police are ‘sickened’ by Ross-shire rapist who has been sentenced to 10 years in prison

04 June 2024

Lewis Forbes has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for sexual and violent offences in the Inverness and Ross-Shire areas.


Sign up to Rural Watch Scotland to help in fight against crime, police urge Highlanders

Sign up to Rural Watch Scotland to help in fight against crime, police urge Highlanders

Sign up to Rural Watch Scotland to help in fight against crime, police urge Highlanders

04 June 2024

Police have urged residents in the north to sign up to a rural version of Neighbourhood Watch - to fight crime and stay alerted to emergency messages.


Ross-shire arson attack: ‘Someone could have been killed’

Ross-shire arson attack: ‘Someone could have been killed’

Ross-shire arson attack: ‘Someone could have been killed’

01 June 2024

A Ross-shire businessman is looking for action to make local streets safer after a disturbing arson attack on his premises.


City street chase ends in violence at Raigmore Hospital and jail for Invergordon man

City street chase ends in violence at Raigmore Hospital and jail for Invergordon man

City street chase ends in violence at Raigmore Hospital and jail for Invergordon man

31 May 2024

Ross-shire man admits threats and and abuse towards police who feared he had taken overdose and were trying to help him.


Drink-drive Ross-shire chef gets three-year road ban and work order

Drink-drive Ross-shire chef gets three-year road ban and work order

Drink-drive Ross-shire chef gets three-year road ban and work order

25 May 2024

A 56-year-old Ross-shire chef who admitted her second drink-drive conviction in little over a year has been banned from the roads for three years.


Ross-shire scallop dredging by fisherman was illegal, court told

Ross-shire scallop dredging by fisherman was illegal, court told

Ross-shire scallop dredging by fisherman was illegal, court told

20 May 2024

The sheriff who imposed the fine was told the fisherman was acting on outdated information.


BREAKING: Two men arrested in connection with attempted murder and robbery in Inverness

BREAKING: Two men arrested in connection with attempted murder and robbery in Inverness

BREAKING: Two men arrested in connection with attempted murder and robbery in Inverness

18 May 2024

The incident took place in the area of Baron Taylor Street and Lombard Street yesterday.


‘I very much wish to impose a prison sentence’ Highland sheriff tells paedophile

‘I very much wish to impose a prison sentence’ Highland sheriff tells paedophile

‘I very much wish to impose a prison sentence’ Highland sheriff tells paedophile

16 May 2024

A sheriff had to leave the bench and compose herself before sentencing a Ross-shire paedophile for offences that "plumbed the depths of depravity."


Former policeman (47) jailed for seven years for abusive and sexual offences in the Highland area

Former policeman (47) jailed for seven years for abusive and sexual offences in the Highland area

Former policeman (47) jailed for seven years for abusive and sexual offences in the Highland area

15 May 2024

A 47-year-old man has been jailed for abusive and sexual offences Sutherland between April 2019 and December 2021, police have confirmed.


Police launch appeal after thief steals motorcycles and mountain bike from home

Police launch appeal after thief steals motorcycles and mountain bike from home

Police launch appeal after thief steals motorcycles and mountain bike from home

10 May 2024

Four dirt bike motorcycles and a mountain bike were stolen from a home in the Muir of Ord area early this morning.


Man appears in court following A9 ‘wrong way’ driving incident on Kessock Bridge

Man appears in court following A9 ‘wrong way’ driving incident on Kessock Bridge

Man appears in court following A9 ‘wrong way’ driving incident on Kessock Bridge

09 May 2024

A 49-year-old man has appeared in court in connection with an incident involving a van that drove on the wrong side of the A9 at the Kessock Bridge.


A9 Kessock Bridge ‘wrong way’ motorist sparks dangerous driving charge and dashcam footage plea

A9 Kessock Bridge ‘wrong way’ motorist sparks dangerous driving charge and dashcam footage plea

A9 Kessock Bridge ‘wrong way’ motorist sparks dangerous driving charge and dashcam footage plea

09 May 2024

Dashcam footage is being sought by police investigating dangerous driving on the Kessock Bridge last night.


Police hunting vandals after window smashed in Easter Ross town

Police hunting vandals after window smashed in Easter Ross town

Police hunting vandals after window smashed in Easter Ross town

03 May 2024

Police have appealed for information after vandals smashed a window in Tain on Wednesday morning.


Man charged after £32k worth of heroin and cocaine seized in Alness police raid

Man charged after £32k worth of heroin and cocaine seized in Alness police raid

Man charged after £32k worth of heroin and cocaine seized in Alness police raid

01 May 2024

A man in Alness has been charged with drugs offences after heroin and cocaine worth more than £32,000 were recovered from a property in Milnafua.


Police Scotland launch appeal after fatal A9 crash north of Tore roundabout

Police Scotland launch appeal after fatal A9 crash north of Tore roundabout

Police Scotland launch appeal after fatal A9 crash north of Tore roundabout

01 May 2024

One woman has died following a serious crash on the A9, near Tore roundabout.


Five men stopped by police in Ross-shire for driving under the influence in the past 24 hours

Five men stopped by police in Ross-shire for driving under the influence in the past 24 hours

Five men stopped by police in Ross-shire for driving under the influence in the past 24 hours

30 April 2024

Officers have been carrying out patrols throughout the region and made a number of detections on Monday, 29 April, 2024.


Police investigating break-in at Tulloch Lodge, Dingwall

Police investigating break-in at Tulloch Lodge, Dingwall

Police investigating break-in at Tulloch Lodge, Dingwall

30 April 2024

Police are investigating a break-in which occurred in Dingwall.


‘Aggressive’ scammers spark spate of Highland incidents, warn police

‘Aggressive’ scammers spark spate of Highland incidents, warn police

‘Aggressive’ scammers spark spate of Highland incidents, warn police

30 April 2024

Aggressive scammers are targeting Highland residents, police have reported after a spate of incidents.


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