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'Nasty, perverted little spider' appeals conviction for preying on girls on Inverness

28 February 2024
'Nasty, perverted little spider' appeals conviction for preying on girls on Inverness

'Nasty, perverted little spider' appeals conviction for preying on girls on Inverness

28 February 2024

Andrew Newton told judges that Sheriff Ian Cruickshank made “misdirections” to the jury that could have resulted in him being wrongly convicted.


Unpaid work for Inverness woman who thought she was being laughed at

27 February 2024
Unpaid work for Inverness woman who thought she was being laughed at

Unpaid work for Inverness woman who thought she was being laughed at

27 February 2024

A 23-year-old woman took exception to another customer when they were both leaving a Nairn shop at the same time.


Woman struggled with police on Inverness bridge

26 February 2024
Woman struggled with police on Inverness bridge

Woman struggled with police on Inverness bridge

26 February 2024

She was swearing at them and "shouting incoherently" while police tried to assist her.


Dealer tried to flush thousands of pounds of drugs during Inverness raid

25 February 2024
Dealer tried to flush thousands of pounds of drugs during Inverness raid

Dealer tried to flush thousands of pounds of drugs during Inverness raid

25 February 2024

Police officers conducting a welfare check on an Inverness woman stumbled upon a drug dealing den in Culloden.


Rough sleeper lashed out at medics in Inverness city centre

25 February 2024
Rough sleeper lashed out at medics in Inverness city centre

Rough sleeper lashed out at medics in Inverness city centre

25 February 2024

Police were concerned about an unresponsive man who was heavily intoxicated and slumped on the ground in Inverness city centre.


Customer threatened Nairn shop assistant, Inverness court hears

24 February 2024
Customer threatened Nairn shop assistant, Inverness court hears

Customer threatened Nairn shop assistant, Inverness court hears

24 February 2024

A drunk man threatened to throw a bottle of beer at a Nairn supermarket sales assistant after she refused to sell him the alcohol.


Inverness neighbours fall out over loud music

23 February 2024
Inverness neighbours fall out over loud music

Inverness neighbours fall out over loud music

23 February 2024

A fall-out between neighbours over the playing of loud music early in the morning landed one of them in trouble with the law.


Sheriff gives Inverness man a chance thanks to 'new medication'

22 February 2024
Sheriff gives Inverness man a chance thanks to 'new medication'

Sheriff gives Inverness man a chance thanks to 'new medication'

22 February 2024

The man harboured an absconder from a children's care unit.


Alarm after man spotted with 'gun' in Inverness street

22 February 2024
Alarm after man spotted with 'gun' in Inverness street

Alarm after man spotted with 'gun' in Inverness street

22 February 2024

Members of the public in an Inverness city centre street were alarmed when they saw a man with what looked like a black handgun.


Former police officer brandished knife and shouted threats in Inverness

21 February 2024
Former police officer brandished knife and shouted threats in Inverness

Former police officer brandished knife and shouted threats in Inverness

21 February 2024

A former cop who hurled abuse at his neighbour and threatened her brother while armed with a knife has to carry out 120 hours of unpaid work.


Emergency services workers attacked by Inverness woman

21 February 2024
Emergency services workers attacked by Inverness woman

Emergency services workers attacked by Inverness woman

21 February 2024

A police officer and an ambulance worker were assaulted.


Meat, toiletries and jacket stolen in Inverness summer theft spree

20 February 2024
Meat, toiletries and jacket stolen in Inverness summer theft spree

Meat, toiletries and jacket stolen in Inverness summer theft spree

20 February 2024

Farmfoods, Charleston Post Office, Taste of China and Go Outdoors were targeted.


Housing officers scared by Inverness man wielding a sledgehammer

19 February 2024
Housing officers scared by Inverness man wielding a sledgehammer

Housing officers scared by Inverness man wielding a sledgehammer

19 February 2024

Police tracked the man down, along with another who admitted possession of drugs.


Hamilton man admits Inverness city centre assault

18 February 2024
Hamilton man admits Inverness city centre assault

Hamilton man admits Inverness city centre assault

18 February 2024

Victim was punched in the face twice.


Disqualified driver involved in collision in Inverness

18 February 2024
Disqualified driver involved in collision in Inverness

Disqualified driver involved in collision in Inverness

18 February 2024

He also pleaded guilty to having no insurance.


Inverness fraudster fined as she's given six months to repay money

18 February 2024
Inverness fraudster fined as she's given six months to repay money

Inverness fraudster fined as she's given six months to repay money

18 February 2024

The hotel waitress who unlawfully obtained benefits totalling over £10,000.


Drug-driver stopped near Kessock Bridge

17 February 2024
Drug-driver stopped near Kessock Bridge

Drug-driver stopped near Kessock Bridge

17 February 2024

Inverness Sheriff Court was told: "It was an error of judgement."


Curfew for former champion boxer after serious violence in Inverness

16 February 2024
Curfew for former champion boxer after serious violence in Inverness

Curfew for former champion boxer after serious violence in Inverness

16 February 2024

Sheriff Sara Matheson said: "The whole thing is heartbreaking – his poor parents."


Nairn businessman jailed after series of domestic abuse offences

16 February 2024
Nairn businessman jailed after series of domestic abuse offences

Nairn businessman jailed after series of domestic abuse offences

16 February 2024

Sheriff tells Inverness court there was no alternative to custody.


Jail term for serial Inverness offender who threatened to kill police

16 February 2024
Jail term for serial Inverness offender who threatened to kill police

Jail term for serial Inverness offender who threatened to kill police

16 February 2024

Gavin Hampton was sentenced on eight separate charges he admitted.


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