A FIRST offender who overdosed on cannabis assaulted two security staff at Raigmore Hospital in Inverness where he was being treated.
A DRUNK woman who spat a drink in the face of another pub customer and implied she had coronavirus was spared a jail sentence.
A 31-YEAR-OLD man who pretended to be half his age to get naked images of girls sent to him received 300 hours of unpaid work instead of jail.
Three Dingwall schoolchildren were offered drugs by a Tayside man who asked one of the girls to take a tablet he said was valium.
Inverness Sheriff Court heard the man had been tricked by a group called Hampshire Predator Hunters.
A Dingwall woman was warned she could face being locked up after an attack with a knife left another teenager scarred for life.
A man who posted an intimate video of a woman on a "swingers" website has been fined £470 in a Highland court.
A driver who stopped in the middle of the road despite a green traffic light was found to be drink-driving after being breathalysed by police.
A former soldier who served in Northern Ireland had a "traumatic experience" there and has not recovered since, Inverness Sheriff Court was told.
Police carried out a routine stop of a vehicle on the Kessock Bridge and found the driver was under the influence of cocaine.
The Tain man is expected to appear at court again within the next eight days.