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Men charged following £700,000 drug seizures in Ross-shire

Men charged following £700,000 drug seizures in Ross-shire

Men charged following £700,000 drug seizures in Ross-shire

FIVE men have been charged after drugs with a combined street value worth £700,000 were seized in rural areas of Alness.


No jail for thief who stole wedding band of widow's husband

No jail for thief who stole wedding band of widow's husband

No jail for thief who stole wedding band of widow's husband

A THIEF who stole a late husband's wedding band while decorating the widow's house in Beauly has avoided a jail sentence.


'Please return our feathered friend!': Couple's heartache at theft of hand-reared rhea James

'Please return our feathered friend!': Couple's heartache at theft of hand-reared rhea James

'Please return our feathered friend!': Couple's heartache at theft of hand-reared rhea James

THE theft of a large flightless bird that a Ross-shire couple raised from a chick has left them heartbroken – and they are pleading for his return.


Jail for man who broke police officer's wrist

Jail for man who broke police officer's wrist

Jail for man who broke police officer's wrist

AN Easter Ross father of four who broke a police officer’s wrist and bit another on the leg to avoid arrest was jailed for 10 months today (Tuesday).


Homeless man jailed for breaching bail

Homeless man jailed for breaching bail

Homeless man jailed for breaching bail

A HOMELESS man who breached bail by seeking nail clippers at an address in Beauly has been jailed for 168 days.


Man found safe after late night search of Dornoch Bridge by police and Coastguard

Man found safe after late night search of Dornoch Bridge by police and Coastguard

Man found safe after late night search of Dornoch Bridge by police and Coastguard

Police say a man was found safe and well after a late night search around Dornoch Bridge.


Cost of rural crime soars with thieves' wish lists including ATVs, quad bikes and livestock

Cost of rural crime soars with thieves' wish lists including ATVs, quad bikes and livestock

Cost of rural crime soars with thieves' wish lists including ATVs, quad bikes and livestock

Tractors, quad bikes, Land Rovers and livestock amongst targets of thieves as cost of rural crime soars.


Man convicted at trial of assaulting handyman

Man convicted at trial of assaulting handyman

Man convicted at trial of assaulting handyman

A HANDYMAN was attacked because he was taking too long to finish a house that he was refurbishing, a court trial heard this week.


Police making a search of area around Dornoch Bridge after man's behaviour causes concern

Police making a search of area around Dornoch Bridge after man's behaviour causes concern

Police making a search of area around Dornoch Bridge after man's behaviour causes concern

Police are carrying out an extensive search of the Dornoch Bridge area after a man's behaviour caused alarm to passers by.


Men due to appear in court following separate attacks in Ullapool and Dingwall

Men due to appear in court following separate attacks in Ullapool and Dingwall

Men due to appear in court following separate attacks in Ullapool and Dingwall

Two men, both aged 18 years, have been arrested and charged following two separate attacks in Ross-shire, over the weekend.


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