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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."


Ross-shire hotel general manager and chef cooked the books to defraud owner of thousands, court told

Ross-shire hotel general manager and chef cooked the books to defraud owner of thousands, court told

Ross-shire hotel general manager and chef cooked the books to defraud owner of thousands, court told

20 February 2024

Money was paid into the account of a fictitious employee and the cash then split between the pair, Highland court told.


Ross-shire man (30) faces drugs' supply charge at Inverness court

Ross-shire man (30) faces drugs' supply charge at Inverness court

Ross-shire man (30) faces drugs' supply charge at Inverness court

19 February 2024

He will appear again in the next eight days.


Campaign launches to support more victims of crime in Highlands and Islands

Campaign launches to support more victims of crime in Highlands and Islands

Campaign launches to support more victims of crime in Highlands and Islands

19 February 2024

A new campaign has launched aiming to raise awareness of victims’ rights and peoples’ right to access support if they are affected by crime.


Out of work musician in crash told police he had swerved to avoid deer

Out of work musician in crash told police he had swerved to avoid deer

Out of work musician in crash told police he had swerved to avoid deer

18 February 2024

A motorist claimed to police he had smashed his car in Wester Ross after he had swerved to avoid a deer.


Alness abuser jailed after admitting early-hours attack

Alness abuser jailed after admitting early-hours attack

Alness abuser jailed after admitting early-hours attack

17 February 2024

A 79-year-old woman was pushed to the floor when she intervened to stop a man viciously assaulting her daughter.


Alness attack: 'This was a nasty assault and significant violence was inflicted'

Alness attack: 'This was a nasty assault and significant violence was inflicted'

Alness attack: 'This was a nasty assault and significant violence was inflicted'

14 February 2024

The victim of a vicious Alness assault by a man and a woman was able to identify his attackers leading to their arrest shortly afterwards.


Roses are red, violets are blue, don't let a scammer take advantage of you

Roses are red, violets are blue, don't let a scammer take advantage of you

Roses are red, violets are blue, don't let a scammer take advantage of you

14 February 2024

It may be the most romantic day of the year, but police have urged would-be love birds to beware romance scams and scammers


Anger at 'sick' scammers trying to con grieving Highland families online

Anger at 'sick' scammers trying to con grieving Highland families online

Anger at 'sick' scammers trying to con grieving Highland families online

12 February 2024

Sickening scammers are targetting grieving families online, a Highland funeral directors has warned.


Drug dealer's pub meeting story leaves Highland sheriff unimpressed

Drug dealer's pub meeting story leaves Highland sheriff unimpressed

Drug dealer's pub meeting story leaves Highland sheriff unimpressed

10 February 2024

A Romanian citizen staying in Dingwall claimed he met an Albanian stranger in an Edinburgh bar who paid him £200 a day to sell drugs in the Highlands.


Man (30) to appear in court over alleged Alness drugs' recovery worth up to £200K

Man (30) to appear in court over alleged Alness drugs' recovery worth up to £200K

Man (30) to appear in court over alleged Alness drugs' recovery worth up to £200K

09 February 2024

A 30-year-old man has been arrested and charged following the recovery of drugs with a potential street value of at least £200,000 in Alness.


Police hunt vandals after damage at Alness property

Police hunt vandals after damage at Alness property

Police hunt vandals after damage at Alness property

08 February 2024

Vandals are being hunted by police after an incident in Alness.


Dingwall bottle attack man 'reconciles' with victim in prison, court told

Dingwall bottle attack man 'reconciles' with victim in prison, court told

Dingwall bottle attack man 'reconciles' with victim in prison, court told

06 February 2024

Two Ross-shire men who injured each other with a bottle in a street brawl reconciled when they found themselves in the same wing of Inverness prison.


Police appealing for information after fuel stolen from Highland Council vehicles in Alness

Police appealing for information after fuel stolen from Highland Council vehicles in Alness

Police appealing for information after fuel stolen from Highland Council vehicles in Alness

04 February 2024

Police are appealing for information after a theft at The Highland Council Roads Depot in Alness.


Drugs operation in Inverness Railway Station 'sends a message to county lines gangs', say police

Drugs operation in Inverness Railway Station 'sends a message to county lines gangs', say police

Drugs operation in Inverness Railway Station 'sends a message to county lines gangs', say police

25 January 2024

County lines drug gangs shipping narcotics into the Highlands sparked a joint police awareness operation in Inverness Railway Station on Thursday.


LISTEN: Highest number of drug driving offences over the festive season recorded in the Highlands

LISTEN: Highest number of drug driving offences over the festive season recorded in the Highlands

LISTEN: Highest number of drug driving offences over the festive season recorded in the Highlands

24 January 2024

A new police report shows that the Highlands recorded the highest number of drug driving offences across Scotland in December.


Victim of Easter Ross High Street assault was able to identify attackers

Victim of Easter Ross High Street assault was able to identify attackers

Victim of Easter Ross High Street assault was able to identify attackers

22 January 2024

The victim of a vicious Easter Ross assault by a man and a woman was able to identify his attackers leading to their arrest shortly afterwards.


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