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Highland motorists reminded of importance of speed limits

Highland motorists reminded of importance of speed limits

Highland motorists reminded of importance of speed limits

15 March 2024

Police Scotland’s first national campaign of the year is about to commence with the focus on speed limits.


'Heart and anchor' of family died after Ross-shire careless driving incident, court told

'Heart and anchor' of family died after Ross-shire careless driving incident, court told

'Heart and anchor' of family died after Ross-shire careless driving incident, court told

15 March 2024

An epileptic who failed to surrender his driving licence killed a woman due to careless driving on a stretch of road in Ross-shire.


Alness engineer downloaded hundreds of indecent images of children

Alness engineer downloaded hundreds of indecent images of children

Alness engineer downloaded hundreds of indecent images of children

13 March 2024

A Ross-shire engineer who downloaded over almost 1500 stills and videos onto mobile phones and a laptop will be sentenced next month.


Dingwall man appears in court on drugs charges

Dingwall man appears in court on drugs charges

Dingwall man appears in court on drugs charges

11 March 2024

A Dingwall man has been released on bail after a court appearance following the alleged recovery of a six-figure sum of drugs in Dingwall.


Brothers who attacked man in Inverness for no reason learn their fate

Brothers who attacked man in Inverness for no reason learn their fate

Brothers who attacked man in Inverness for no reason learn their fate

08 March 2024

Two brothers who were high on drink and drugs attacked a pedestrian in Inverness city centre in an apparently motiveless assault.


£218,000 cannabis and cocaine haul seized in Dingwall police raid

£218,000 cannabis and cocaine haul seized in Dingwall police raid

£218,000 cannabis and cocaine haul seized in Dingwall police raid

07 March 2024

Cocaine and cannabis with a street value of almost £220,000 were seized when police raided a property in Dingwall.


'You will be well advised not to go near the wheel of a car again'

'You will be well advised not to go near the wheel of a car again'

'You will be well advised not to go near the wheel of a car again'

06 March 2024

A-37-year old man with 'a bad record for driving' got behind the wheel of a car while banned and drove it in Dingwall under the influence of drugs.


Ross-shire man threw wood at neighbours and threatened to 'tear house to bits'

Ross-shire man threw wood at neighbours and threatened to 'tear house to bits'

Ross-shire man threw wood at neighbours and threatened to 'tear house to bits'

05 March 2024

A neighbour dispute erupted when a Conon man tore a piece of wood from a fence and threw it at two people who had come to see what he was doing.


Scam callers targetting NHS patients in the Highlands

Scam callers targetting NHS patients in the Highlands

Scam callers targetting NHS patients in the Highlands

04 March 2024

NHS Highland has advised people to beware after learning that fraudsters have been targetting patients who use the region's Telecare service.


16 motorists snared by unmarked police patrols in mobile phone crackdown

16 motorists snared by unmarked police patrols in mobile phone crackdown

16 motorists snared by unmarked police patrols in mobile phone crackdown

04 March 2024

Unmarked police patrol vehicles caught the offenders in the first week of an ongoing crackdown on mobile use while driving.


Strathpeffer man flouted court order and attacked partner multiple times, Highland court hears

Strathpeffer man flouted court order and attacked partner multiple times, Highland court hears

Strathpeffer man flouted court order and attacked partner multiple times, Highland court hears

02 March 2024

A woman was assaulted by her partner several times despite him being banned from approaching or contacting her by a court order.


Dingwall passer-by found man slumped in car with syringe of methodone

Dingwall passer-by found man slumped in car with syringe of methodone

Dingwall passer-by found man slumped in car with syringe of methodone

02 March 2024

A motorist found slumped in his car holding a syringe of methodone was fined for being in charge of a vehicle while unfit through drink or drugs.


FAI probe to begin next month into death of nursery teacher Chloe Morrison hit by lorry in Drumnadrochit

FAI probe to begin next month into death of nursery teacher Chloe Morrison hit by lorry in Drumnadrochit

FAI probe to begin next month into death of nursery teacher Chloe Morrison hit by lorry in Drumnadrochit

01 March 2024

A Fatal Accident Inquiry (FAI) will begin next month into the death of a nursery teacher struck by a lorry in Drumnadrochit.


Attempted break-in sparks police plea for information

Attempted break-in sparks police plea for information

Attempted break-in sparks police plea for information

29 February 2024

Police in Alness have appealed for witnesses and information after an attempted break-in at an industrial estate.


Tree surgeon was 'obsessed' with growing perfect cannabis plant, Highland court told

Tree surgeon was 'obsessed' with growing perfect cannabis plant, Highland court told

Tree surgeon was 'obsessed' with growing perfect cannabis plant, Highland court told

28 February 2024

A tree surgeon was "obsessed" with growing the perfect cannabis after one of his two customers praised him for the quality.


Lessons to be learned after police watchdog investigation into Highland firearms incident

Lessons to be learned after police watchdog investigation into Highland firearms incident

Lessons to be learned after police watchdog investigation into Highland firearms incident

26 February 2024

A police watchdog has highlighted lessons to be learned following an investigation into a firearms incident in the Highland capital.


Disqualified drink-driver was four times limit on Wick street at New Year

Disqualified drink-driver was four times limit on Wick street at New Year

Disqualified drink-driver was four times limit on Wick street at New Year

25 February 2024

A New Year's Day drink-driver who was four times the legal limit and disqualified was put off the road for five years at Wick Sheriff Court.


Police launch appeal after vandals target Easter Ross primary school

Police launch appeal after vandals target Easter Ross primary school

Police launch appeal after vandals target Easter Ross primary school

25 February 2024

Police are seeking information after a bench and handrail were damaged.


Easter Ross domestic abuse offender 'on the knife edge' of a jail sentence

Easter Ross domestic abuse offender 'on the knife edge' of a jail sentence

Easter Ross domestic abuse offender 'on the knife edge' of a jail sentence

22 February 2024

An Easter Ross man with several convictions for stalking ex-partners and domestic abuse was told he is 'on the knife-edge' of a prison sentence.


Jail sheriff's only option for Ross-shire man who downloaded footage of children being abused

Jail sheriff's only option for Ross-shire man who downloaded footage of children being abused

Jail sheriff's only option for Ross-shire man who downloaded footage of children being abused

20 February 2024

She made clear: "Given your previous conviction and the disgraceful background to these offences, only a custodial sentence is appropriate."


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