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Housebreaking and theft of car triggers police appeal in Ross-shire

Housebreaking and theft of car triggers police appeal in Ross-shire

Housebreaking and theft of car triggers police appeal in Ross-shire

16 February 2020

POLICE in Ross-shire are appealing for information after a housebreaking and theft of a car in Wester Ross.


New Inverness prison 'postponed indefinitely'

New Inverness prison 'postponed indefinitely'

New Inverness prison 'postponed indefinitely'

16 February 2020

THE Highlands has been dealt a blow by the Scottish Government with the news that plans for a new prison for Inverness have been shelved.


Attempted rapist loses appeal against sentence over Wester Ross attack

Attempted rapist loses appeal against sentence over Wester Ross attack

Attempted rapist loses appeal against sentence over Wester Ross attack

14 February 2020

A SEX attacker who lured a tourist on a remote Wester Ross camping trip before trying to rape her has lost an appeal over his five year jail sentence.


Man admits drug dealing after growing cannabis plants at home

Man admits drug dealing after growing cannabis plants at home

Man admits drug dealing after growing cannabis plants at home

14 February 2020

AN Invergordon man who had cannabis plants growing in his home and was concerned in the supply of the drug has admitted the offences.


Drunken customer beat up barman after drink refusal

Drunken customer beat up barman after drink refusal

Drunken customer beat up barman after drink refusal

14 February 2020

AN Alness barman was punched around the head and dragged outside the Station Hotel by an angry customer who had been refused drink.


Police appeal after 'extensive damage' caused to supermarket

Police appeal after 'extensive damage' caused to supermarket

Police appeal after 'extensive damage' caused to supermarket

11 February 2020

POLICE have appealed for information after "extensive damage" was caused to a supermarket's windows in Easter Ross.


Two men taken to hospital after explosion in house in Dingwall

Two men taken to hospital after explosion in house in Dingwall

Two men taken to hospital after explosion in house in Dingwall

08 February 2020

Two men were taken to hospital after an explosion in a house in Dingwall


Police dog uncovers £300,000 drugs haul in Easter Ross

Police dog uncovers £300,000 drugs haul in Easter Ross

Police dog uncovers £300,000 drugs haul in Easter Ross

07 February 2020

DRUGS worth with an estimated street value of £300,000 have been recovered in Easter Ross.


Man who stole camper van and set it on fire in Black Isle appears in court

Man who stole camper van and set it on fire in Black Isle appears in court

Man who stole camper van and set it on fire in Black Isle appears in court

07 February 2020

A MAN on early release from prison stole a camper van then set it alight after heading to the Black Isle.


Recruitment campaign launched for special police constables in Highlands

Recruitment campaign launched for special police constables in Highlands

Recruitment campaign launched for special police constables in Highlands

03 February 2020

Police are looking to recruit special constables across the Highlands


Speeding motorist admits causing death of teenager in Ross-shire crash

Speeding motorist admits causing death of teenager in Ross-shire crash

Speeding motorist admits causing death of teenager in Ross-shire crash

27 January 2020

A 23-year-old motorist has admitted causing the death of a teenager by dangerous driving in connection with an incident near Garve in February 2018.


MSPs to push for women's prison facilities in the Highlands

MSPs to push for women's prison facilities in the Highlands

MSPs to push for women's prison facilities in the Highlands

18 January 2020

MSP David Stewart wants to see a new women's custody unit created in the Highlands.


Police appoint new inspector for Easter Ross

Police appoint new inspector for Easter Ross

Police appoint new inspector for Easter Ross

17 January 2020

A new inspector has been appointed to oversee local policing teams in Easter Ross and Sutherland.


Police say Highland motorists reported to the courts in connection with drugs and alcohol driving offences

Police say Highland motorists reported to the courts in connection with drugs and alcohol driving offences

Police say Highland motorists reported to the courts in connection with drugs and alcohol driving offences

16 January 2020

Highland motorists have been reported to the courts for drug driving offences, say police. Drivers urged to know the law before driving.


Highland drink-drive warning as festive stats revealed

Highland drink-drive warning as festive stats revealed

Highland drink-drive warning as festive stats revealed

16 January 2020

ROAD police in the Highlands are urging motorists to be aware of the dangers of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.


Police appeal over missing Strathpeffer man

Police appeal over missing Strathpeffer man

Police appeal over missing Strathpeffer man

15 January 2020

Police are seeking the assistance of the public to locate a 41-year-old man missing from Strathpeffer.


Taser use on Balintore man was 'proportionate', police investigation finds

Taser use on Balintore man was 'proportionate', police investigation finds

Taser use on Balintore man was 'proportionate', police investigation finds

15 January 2020

The use by police of a taser on a Balintore man was proportionate, a probe has found.


Drink-driver banned over Ross-shire offence

Drink-driver banned over Ross-shire offence

Drink-driver banned over Ross-shire offence

14 January 2020

A MAN found in the driver's seat of a car on the A835 was more than three times over the legal drink-drive limit.


Police officer faced months of checks after being pierced by a used hypodermic needle

Police officer faced months of checks after being pierced by a used hypodermic needle

Police officer faced months of checks after being pierced by a used hypodermic needle

10 January 2020

Officers were called to a charity shop in Inverness in April last year when a man was found unresponsive in a toilet.


Ross road police lead patrol on A96 as drivers issued with warnings

Ross road police lead patrol on A96 as drivers issued with warnings

Ross road police lead patrol on A96 as drivers issued with warnings

08 January 2020

Ross-shire police have sent a clear message on road safety after a swoop on the A96.


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