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Ross-shire offender who spat at cops handed chance to avoid jail by Highland sheriff

Ross-shire offender who spat at cops handed chance to avoid jail by Highland sheriff

Ross-shire offender who spat at cops handed chance to avoid jail by Highland sheriff

A Kyle of Lochalsh man with a drug problem who spat at police promised a sheriff he would go into rehabilitation to avoid a jail sentence.


Rehab chance for a man who spat at cops

Rehab chance for a man who spat at cops

Rehab chance for a man who spat at cops

Last month, Sheriff Eilidh Macdonald deferred sentence on Cornelius Stevenson (34) because she was concerned about his behaviour.


Man jailed over £35,000 cocaine haul

Man jailed over £35,000 cocaine haul

Man jailed over £35,000 cocaine haul

AN Easter Ross man who was found by police in an Inverness house with over £35,000 worth of cocaine was jailed for 21 months on Friday.


Ross-shire man who bit off part of friend's ear spared jail

Ross-shire man who bit off part of friend's ear spared jail

Ross-shire man who bit off part of friend's ear spared jail

An Alness labourer who bit off a part of a friend’s ear was spared a jail sentence at Inverness Sheriff Court.


Jaw broken during pub fight

Jaw broken during pub fight

Jaw broken during pub fight

A brawl in a Dingwall bar left one man with a double fracture of his jaw.


Teenager appears at Highland court in private and is charged with attempted murder

Teenager appears at Highland court in private and is charged with attempted murder

Teenager appears at Highland court in private and is charged with attempted murder

A 19-year-old man has appeared in private at Inverness Sheriff Court, accused of attempted murder and four other charges.


Ban for woman whose dogs attacked families with babies

Ban for woman whose dogs attacked families with babies

Ban for woman whose dogs attacked families with babies

As well as being banned from keeping dogs for five years the woman was also ordered to carry out 100 hours of unpaid work.


Police smelt cannabis from Ross-shire man's vehicle stopped on A9

Police smelt cannabis from Ross-shire man's vehicle stopped on A9

Police smelt cannabis from Ross-shire man's vehicle stopped on A9

Police stopped a van driver on the A9 near Inverness in the early morning and smelt cannabis from the vehicle.


Sheriff takes pity on man who stole alcohol to try to get warm after becoming homeless due to Brexit-related difficulties

Sheriff takes pity on man who stole alcohol to try to get warm after becoming homeless due to Brexit-related difficulties

Sheriff takes pity on man who stole alcohol to try to get warm after becoming homeless due to Brexit-related difficulties

An east European who has lived in this country for 16 years became homeless because Brexit meant he had difficulty attaining status to live in the UK.


Flit to Invergordon caused 36-year-old man problems with Highland court

Flit to Invergordon caused 36-year-old man problems with Highland court

Flit to Invergordon caused 36-year-old man problems with Highland court

A 36-year-old man moved out of his parents' home because it had become "unworkable", Inverness Sheriff Court was told.


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