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Man (33) charged with drugs and traffic offences after Ross-shire village incident

Man (33) charged with drugs and traffic offences after Ross-shire village incident

Man (33) charged with drugs and traffic offences after Ross-shire village incident

07 September 2023

A man is expected to appear in court in relation to an incident in a Ross-shire village yesterday.


Ross-shire man found with Xanax at police station learns fate at Highland court

Ross-shire man found with Xanax at police station learns fate at Highland court

Ross-shire man found with Xanax at police station learns fate at Highland court

07 September 2023

Dingwall man Lewis Cameron of Deas Avenue was fined £160 at Inverness Sheriff Court after admitting possession of a class C drug.


Black Isle dispute escalated after axe was produced in anger

Black Isle dispute escalated after axe was produced in anger

Black Isle dispute escalated after axe was produced in anger

07 September 2023

A neighbourly dispute ended in bloodshed when one man took an axe and struck the other on the arm.


Highland Police want body cameras due to the 'highest rate of assaults' in Scotland

Highland Police want body cameras due to the 'highest rate of assaults' in Scotland

Highland Police want body cameras due to the 'highest rate of assaults' in Scotland

03 September 2023

Chief Superintendent Shepherd says 'assaults against officers continue to be at an unacceptable level.'


'You will never come closer to going to jail', 116mph driver chased by police on Black Isle is told

'You will never come closer to going to jail', 116mph driver chased by police on Black Isle is told

'You will never come closer to going to jail', 116mph driver chased by police on Black Isle is told

31 August 2023

Police pursued a silver Seat Ibiza for over 25 miles after clocking it at 116mph on the Black Isle.


Police: 'This case will never be considered resolved until we find Renee MacRae and Andrew'

Police: 'This case will never be considered resolved until we find Renee MacRae and Andrew'

Police: 'This case will never be considered resolved until we find Renee MacRae and Andrew'

30 August 2023

"We owe it to the family and friends to make every effort to recover Renee and Andrew’s bodies," says DCI Brian Geddes.


Is remote Highland cottage resting place of murder victims Renee MacRae and son Andrew?

Is remote Highland cottage resting place of murder victims Renee MacRae and son Andrew?

Is remote Highland cottage resting place of murder victims Renee MacRae and son Andrew?

30 August 2023

"Our hopes are slim but this case will never be considered resolved until we find Renee and Andrew," say police.


Jail warning for Ross-shire man who abducted former partner

Jail warning for Ross-shire man who abducted former partner

Jail warning for Ross-shire man who abducted former partner

29 August 2023

An Easter Ross man who abducted a former partner with the assistance of his new girlfriend was sentenced to the maximum 300 hours of unpaid work.


Ross-shire baseball bat rowdy told: 'Don't be so stupid'

Ross-shire baseball bat rowdy told: 'Don't be so stupid'

Ross-shire baseball bat rowdy told: 'Don't be so stupid'

27 August 2023

"He never left the confines of his garden, was told not to be so stupid and go back inside which he did."


Alness man found dead amid dog theft probe

Alness man found dead amid dog theft probe

Alness man found dead amid dog theft probe

26 August 2023

One person has been charged with murder after a man reported to originally be from Alness was found dead.


Dingwall 'hit and run' enquiries continue after woman hurt

Dingwall 'hit and run' enquiries continue after woman hurt

Dingwall 'hit and run' enquiries continue after woman hurt

24 August 2023

Police say enquiries are continuing over what they have described as a "hit and run" incident in which a woman was hurt.


Two days of police patrols on NC500 Highland route see 60 vehicles stopped

Two days of police patrols on NC500 Highland route see 60 vehicles stopped

Two days of police patrols on NC500 Highland route see 60 vehicles stopped

23 August 2023

A total of a dozen drivers were reported for speeding and other offences on the NC500 over a two-day targeted operation.


Police appeal to trace 2 stolen dirt bikes near Alness

Police appeal to trace 2 stolen dirt bikes near Alness

Police appeal to trace 2 stolen dirt bikes near Alness

23 August 2023

Police Scotland are appealing for information to help trace two dirt bikes which were reported stolen at the end of July in Easter Ross.


Easter Ross man (38) remanded after private appearance on serious assault charge

Easter Ross man (38) remanded after private appearance on serious assault charge

Easter Ross man (38) remanded after private appearance on serious assault charge

23 August 2023

A 38-year-old Alness man has appeared in private at Inverness Sheriff Court accused of an assault to severe injury and impairment.


Drunk Dingwall man threatened 'to rip heart' out of policeman, court told

Drunk Dingwall man threatened 'to rip heart' out of policeman, court told

Drunk Dingwall man threatened 'to rip heart' out of policeman, court told

22 August 2023

A drunk Dingwall man had no recollection of why police arrested him and found a cutlery knife which he didn't know was in his belt.


Highland journalist recalls involvement in search for Renee and Andrew MacRae

Highland journalist recalls involvement in search for Renee and Andrew MacRae

Highland journalist recalls involvement in search for Renee and Andrew MacRae

21 August 2023

A journalist who covered the disappearance of the Highland mother and son in 1976 looks back in a new documentary about the case.


'Loving and kind' Renee MacRae remembered in new BBC documentary

'Loving and kind' Renee MacRae remembered in new BBC documentary

'Loving and kind' Renee MacRae remembered in new BBC documentary

19 August 2023

Murder Trial: The Disappearance of Renee and Andrew MacRae will run over two nights on the BBC.


This is how easy I found it to buy vapes underage in Highland capital

This is how easy I found it to buy vapes underage in Highland capital

This is how easy I found it to buy vapes underage in Highland capital

17 August 2023

A 17-year-old Ross-shire Journal reporter attempted to buy vapes underage from stores in the city centre.


UPDATE: Man (50) gets conditional offer for careless driving from police after Ross-shire collision

UPDATE: Man (50) gets conditional offer for careless driving from police after Ross-shire collision

UPDATE: Man (50) gets conditional offer for careless driving from police after Ross-shire collision

17 August 2023

A man involved in a two-vehicle accident in Ross-shire has been given a conditional offer by police for careless driving, it has been confirmed.


Appeal for information after fire destroys cottage in Evanton

Appeal for information after fire destroys cottage in Evanton

Appeal for information after fire destroys cottage in Evanton

15 August 2023

Fire crews were called to the blaze on Sunday morning.


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